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HARRISBURG - State Reps. Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) and Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York Township) invite residents of their districts to attend the Concealed Carry Seminar they are hosting on Tuesday, Sept. 18, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Wisehaven Events Center, 2989 East Prospect Road, York.
HARRISBURG – House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) issued the following statement on the decision by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) to raise in-state tuition by 2.99 percent for the 2018-19 school year.
HARRISBURG – An initiative designed to help at-risk youth in the Commonwealth is now law, according to Rep. Stan Saylor (R-York), prime sponsor of the measure. House Bill 824, now Act 51 of 2018, creates the National Guard Youth Challenge Program in Pennsylvania.
This year’s budget encapsulates three years of effort from the House Republican Caucus. The budget doesn’t raise taxes or fees, puts money away in Pennsylvania’s savings account known as the Rainy Day Fund, keeps spending growth below the rate of inflation and invests more in education. While the governor is out taking credit for the work of the General Assembly, it is important to remember that this budget and the last three passed under his term in office have reflected the ideals of Republicans in the General Assembly. Left to his own devices, the governor would have substantially raised taxes on every Pennsylvania family and massively increased state spending. House Republicans have been focused on job growth, and that is why we have fought the governor’s tax increases. We know higher taxes are counter-productive to a more robust economy.
HARRISBURG – With the inclusion of a 3.3 percent increase in funding for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and a 3 percent increase for Penn State, Temple, University of Pittsburgh, and Lincoln University, House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) is calling on these universities to not increase their tuition for the upcoming school year.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Stan Saylor (R-York) applauded the $60 million grant funding for school funding safety as part of the 2018-19 budget package.
RED LION- Rep. Stan Saylor (R-York) released the following statement on the news of the passing of Cornelia Rohlman Westerman Wolf, mother of Gov. Tom Wolf.
HARRISBURG –Members of the York County House Republican Delegation have once again held the line on taxes with approval of House Bill 2121, the general appropriations portion of the state budget package of legislation.
HARRISBURG – Today, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed the General Fund Appropriation for the upcoming 2018-19 fiscal year. This budget spends $32.7 billion, which represents an increase of 1.7 percent, which is below the rate of inflation (2.13 percent). Most importantly this budget requires no new taxes or fees. The budget also will put money into the state’s reserve fund, known as the Rainy Day Fund, which is the first time this has happened since 2006.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives on this week passed legislation to help strengthen the protections for the most vulnerable victims of crime. Public safety is a core function of government, and the bills passed by the House take additional steps to support crime victims.
WHAT: State Reps. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) and Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) will honor the life and service of Martin W. Kondor, a graduate of Eastern York High School who died in the line of duty on April 29, 2004. As the result of Act 4 of 2018, the Codorus Furnace Road bridge over the Codorus Creek in East Manchester and Hellam townships will be named the SPC Martin W. Kondor Memorial Bridge.
Citizens who are actively involved in government absolutely improve their communities. Often, legislation is driven by the concerns or needs of residents who are involved in the legislative process. These men, women, and even sometimes children, share their personal experiences and problems with us, and that information is used to better the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to promote work or community engagement for able-bodied residents who receive Medical Assistance (MA) program benefits through the state.
SPRINGETTSBURY TOWNSHIP – Rep. Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) has scheduled a town hall meeting on Thursday, April 12, from 7 – 9 p.m., at Laurel Fire Company No. 1, 94 Schoolhouse Lane, Windsor.
HARRISBURG – Members of the York County Republican delegation to the House of Representatives recently joined their colleagues in approving a measure to give voters the option to reduce the size of the Legislature.