My Audio Updates
Here you will find audio clips about important events that have taken place during the current and past Legislative Sessions.
Saylor Promotes Farm Bill, Ag Spending in Budget - 7/1/2019
A comprehensive package of bills that will help support Pennsylvania farmers and grow the state’s top industry was signed into law today by the governor. Additionally, a $19.5 million increase in funding for ag-related programs was included in the state budget adopted by the General Assembly last week.
Saylor Says Revenue Surplus Created by Wise Budget Decisions - 5/1/2019
House Republicans held the line on state spending over multiple budget cycles, and now those smart fiscal policies are paying off. The House Appropriations Committee has reported revenue collections for the month of April exceeded $4.4 billion, over $465 million more than the Department of Revenue’s official estimate. Majority Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-York) said he hopes lawmakers continue down the path that will lead to the Commonwealth’s financial prosperity.
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Saylor Says House Republicans are looking Forward to Dealing with the Challenges within the Governor's Budget Plan - 2/5/2019
Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled his 2019-2020 state budget proposal on Tuesday in Harrisburg. The $34.15 billion spending plan represents nearly a $1 billion increase in state spending over last year. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) said House Republicans are looking forward to promoting the growth of family sustaining jobs and working toward finding solutions to the challenges raised by the Governor's budget plan.
Appropriations Committee Chair Rep. Saylor Comments on Governor's Budget Proposal - 2/6/2018
The Governor unveiled his 2018-19 state budget proposal before a joint session of the Pennsylvania House and Senate in Harrisburg on Tuesday. The Governor’s plan calls for $33 Billion in state spending, approximately $1 Billion more than the Commonwealth spent last year.
Saylor Joins Business Leaders in Call for State Regulatory Reforms to Spur Job Creation and Economic Growth - 1/16/2018
House Republican lawmakers and business leaders introduced a package of Regulatory Reforms Tuesday in Harrisburg aimed at improving the state’s business climate and reining-in government regulatory overreach. The bill are based on information gathered in the House State Government Committee’s Regulatory Overreach Report, which included findings from a series of public hearings held across the state last year that included testimony from various employers, organizations and experts on state regulatory policy. The report called for reforms to Pennsylvania’s restrictive regulatory system that is credited with holding back business development, limiting job creation and crippling economic growth. House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) offered comments on the package of legislation.
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rep. Saylor Comments on Website Seeking Budget Suggestions - 3/8/2017
A new website designed to encourage state employees to suggest ways the Commonwealth could achieve budget savings was unveiled in Harrisburg on Wednesday by the House Appropriations Committee. The State Employees Achieving Savings website will ask state employees to voice their strategies to streamline state agencies and achieve greater efficiency in government.
Rep. Saylor Elected to Lead Appropriations Committee - 11/16/2016
The members of the incoming Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus elected its leadership team for the 2017-18 legislative session on Tuesday in Harrisburg. Rep. Stan Saylor (R-York) has been chosen to join the leadership team as the majority chair of the House Appropriations Committee. In this role, Saylor will oversee the Commonwealth’s fiscal policy and represent House Republicans at the budget negotiation table. The new House Republican leadership team also includes: Speaker-designee Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County), Majority Leader Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana County), Whip Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), Caucus Chair Rep. Marcy Toepel (R-Montgomery), Policy Committee Chair Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre, Mifflin), Caucus Administrator Rep. Kurt Masser (R- Columbia, Montour, Northumberland), and Caucus Secretary Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Armstrong, Clarion, Forest).
Rep. Saylor Comments on Impacts of Protracted Budget Disagreement - 3/4/2016
At a press conference held in Camp Hill on Friday, Republican lawmakers emphasized the damage being done to the Commonwealth by the Governor’s decisions to cut vital funding, already approved by the legislature, for education, agriculture, corrections, and other critical services. Several House Republicans questioned the Governor’s motives in calling for increased education funding, but then personally cutting $3 Billion in the final 2015/16 budget agreement.