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HARRISBURG – Legislation to help to address the funding crisis facing emergency medical services organizations across Pennsylvania unanimously passed the House of Representatives today and heads to the state Senate for consideration, according to House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana).
HARRISBURG – Legislation to bring Pennsylvania into compliance with the federal REAL ID Act passed the House and heads to the governor’s desk for signature, House Republican leaders said today.
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) and other House Republican leaders have sent the following letter to former Gov. Ed Rendell and Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez, requesting they return the surplus money from the 2016 national convention held in Philadelphia.
HARRISBURG – Taking up the challenge to deal with a potential $3 billion shortfall, House Republicans passed a “smart budget” to begin the process of reinventing Pennsylvania government without raising or creating new taxes and also providing additional funding for key education and public safety programs.
INDIANA – As part of their ongoing efforts to assist area workers and employers, Reps. Dave Reed (R-Indiana), Jeff Pyle (R-Armstrong/Butler/Indiana), Cris Dush (Jefferson/Indiana) and Sen. Don White (R-41) are co-hosting a job fair in Indiana on Thursday, May 4.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana) and Sen. Don White (R-41) today announced the awarding of $370,000 for a water line extension project in Armstrong and Conemaugh townships. The lawmakers played a key role in securing the state funding through the Department of Community and Economic Development’s small water and sewer grant program.
INDIANA – State Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana) and the United Way of Indiana County are pleased to announce two upcoming informational outreach sessions that fulfill a need identified through the Poverty Summits they co-hosted in 2015 and 2016 – making information available about local assistance programs.
HARRISBURG – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) and House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) issued the following statement in reaction to recent anti-Semitic crimes and threats in Pennsylvania:
INDIANA – In his continuing effort to stay in touch with constituents in the 62nd District and address their questions and concerns, Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana) is hosting a series of town hall meetings in the coming weeks.
HARRISBURG – A total of 21 Indiana County fire and ambulance organizations have been awarded more than $261,000 in funding through the 2016-17 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program, according to Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana) and Sen. Don White (R-41).
HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) today joined his colleagues in listening to Gov. Tom Wolf present his 2017-18 budget proposal during a joint session of the House and Senate. He issued the following statement in reaction to the governor’s $32.3 billion spending plan:
Pennsylvania has been granted an extension until June 5, 2017 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to fix state law to allow for federal REAL ID compliance after Governor Tom Wolf and bipartisan leaders including Senators Scarnati, Corman, and Costa, and Representatives Turzai, Reed, and Dermody, wrote to DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson earlier this month.
HARRISBURG – High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship to help cover the costs of higher education, Rep. Dave Reed(R-Indiana) announced today.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana) today was sworn into office as the 2017-18 session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives got under way. Reed, who was re-elected to serve as majority leader for a second consecutive term, will oversee a Republican majority which stands at 121-82, the largest advantage since the 1957-58 session. Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) was also elected speaker by House members.
HARRISBURG – The 2017-18 Session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives opened today with the election of Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) as speaker after 200 of the 203 members of the General Assembly took their oaths of office. The House also adopted a set of rules governing how the body operates.