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(Washington, DC) – Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) released a statement regarding the strong bipartisan vote to pass H.R. 351, the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act:

Posted: January 29, 2015, 12:30 pm

(Allentown, PA) – Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15), the incoming Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, made his first official visits as the new Chairman today. Dent attended briefings and tours a...

Posted: January 29, 2015, 12:30 pm
HARRISBURG—State Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) has officially been appointed, by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, to serve as Republican chair of the House Judiciary Committee for the 2015-16 legislative session.
Posted: January 27, 2015, 2:28 am
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) today announced that she has been appointed to serve on the House Gaming Oversight, Professional Licensure, Urban Affairs and Tourism and Recreational Development committees during the 2015-16 legislative session.
Posted: January 24, 2015, 12:08 am

(Washington, D.C) – Today the House passed H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015 by a vote of 242 to 179. Representative Dent ...

Posted: January 22, 2015, 11:00 am

(Washington, D.C.) U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), along with Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15), reintroduced legislation in the Senate and House today aimed at saving billions of taxpayer dollars by making it easier for Congress to e...

Posted: January 22, 2015, 10:00 am

(Washington, D.C.) - Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) issued the following statement today after President Obama's State of the Union Address:

"As President Obama's State of the U...

Posted: January 21, 2015, 5:00 pm

(Allentown, PA) – Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) released the following statement today regarding the Repeal of the NCAA-PSU Consent Decree:

I want to thank State Senator Jake Corman, who, assisted by State Treasurer Rob McCord...

Posted: January 16, 2015, 11:00 am
HARRISBURG – High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship to help cover the costs of higher education, Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) announced today.
Posted: January 16, 2015, 3:11 am
HARRISBURG – High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship to help cover the costs of higher education, Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) announced today.
Posted: January 14, 2015, 9:20 pm

(Washington, DC) – The House passed H.R. 240, the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, by a vote of 236 to 191 today.

Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) released the following statement regardin...

Posted: January 14, 2015, 6:00 am

(Washington, D.C.)  -- Representative Charlie Dent applauded the passage of H.R. 30, the Save American Workers Act of 2015. The bill passed the House by a vote of 252 to 172.

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Posted: January 9, 2015, 4:00 pm

(Washington, D.C) – The House of Representatives passed H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act, by a large bipartisan majority, 266 to 153. Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) voted in favor of the measure.

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Posted: January 9, 2015, 7:00 am
HARRISBURG – Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) has been appointed by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to serve as the new majority chairman of the House Gaming Oversight Committee for the 2015-16 legislative session.
Posted: January 8, 2015, 11:01 pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) today was sworn into his seventh term as the representative for the 98th Legislative District. Due to his seniority in the state House of Representatives, Hickernell was also appointed to serve as the majority chairman of the House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee for the 2015-16 session.
Posted: January 7, 2015, 3:23 am

(Washington, D.C.) Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) was sworn in today for the 114th Congress.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to once again ...

Posted: January 6, 2015, 11:00 am

The beautiful autumn foliage of Pennsylvania’s Poconos Mountains served as the backdrop for several weeks of tension and fear during the massive manhunt for survivalist and copkiller, Eric Frein. Frein ambushed and killed State Police Corporal Bryon Dickson,...

Posted: January 6, 2015, 6:30 am
HARRISBURG – In an effort to better serve constituents in northern Dauphin County, state Reps. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) and Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) are each opening a district office in the area. Changes to the boundaries of state legislative districts went into effect on Dec. 1, which resulted in the need to establish the new locations. Redistricting occurs every decade to reflect shifts in population.
Posted: January 1, 2015, 1:26 am

Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) made the following statement in response to the release of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) interrogation techniques by Chairman Dianne Feinstein (CA) ea...

Posted: December 9, 2014, 11:30 am
Last year, the legislature began work with Attorney General Kathleen Kane to launch the Commonwealth's first ever Mobile Street Crimes Unit. This unit was designed to combat gang-related violence and drug trafficking, which plague communities across the state and pose serious threats to public safety. It is tasked not only with fighting drug- and gang-related activity, but also with fostering cooperation and improving coordination among local, state and federal law enforcement.
Posted: December 9, 2014, 2:23 am

Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) voted in favor of H.R. 5759, the Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act.  This languag...

Posted: December 4, 2014, 10:00 am

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) was tapped to serve as the new Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Military Construction and Veterans Affairs S...

Posted: November 20, 2014, 7:00 am

Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) released the following statement after his appointment as the Chairman of the House Ethics Committee for the 114th Congress.

“I appreciate the trust that the Speaker...

Posted: November 18, 2014, 11:00 am

Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) cheered the passage of HR 5682, a bill that authorizes the construction, operation and maintenance of the Keystone XL pipeline.

The bill passed with bipartisan support (25...

Posted: November 14, 2014, 9:30 am
HARRISBURG – As a result of legislation sponsored by Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin), Pennsylvanians can demonstrate their support for the nation’s motto with an “In God We Trust” license plate now available from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).
Posted: November 13, 2014, 9:00 pm
WHAT: Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) will recognize veterans of the 106th District during his annual Veterans Breakfast. Each year, Payne hosts this event to honor and thank area veterans for their sacrifice and dedication defending our country.
Posted: November 5, 2014, 9:20 pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) would like to make local residents aware of a community meeting that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is sponsoring on Thursday, Nov. 6, for the Interstate 83 East Shore Section 1 project that is currently in the final design phase.
Posted: November 3, 2014, 11:27 pm
HARRISBURG –Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) issued the following statement in regard to the recent capture of Eric Frein, the man suspected of killing one Pennsylvania state trooper and wounding another:
Posted: October 31, 2014, 11:44 pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) is making it a priority to protect students from harmful hazing rituals by developing a bill to make it a crime for hazing to occur at Pennsylvania schools and to require schools to write and enforce policies to prevent hazing.
Posted: October 31, 2014, 8:55 pm

Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) was recognized by the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau at an event in Lebanon County Wednesday.

Dent was named a “Friend of the Farm Bureau” during a visit to Wen-Cres...

Posted: October 30, 2014, 6:30 am
WHAT: Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) will host a FREE senior expo to help seniors obtain access to a variety of vendors with a wealth of information. There will be information pertaining to government services, health care, elder caregiving, insurance, estate planning, recreation, nutrition, exercise and social opportunity. Free flu shots will be available, with proof of Medicare insurance, as well as free health screenings for: blood pressure, glucose and audio acuity. One-on-one counsel with local, county, state, and federal agencies will be available as well as expertise on programs pertaining to: veterans; adult day programs; hospice; medicare certified home health agencies; home care; retirement communities; personal care homes; hospitals; emergency assistance; and elder law and consumer protection.
Posted: October 29, 2014, 9:23 pm
Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) recently visited the Senior Center, within the Friendship Community Center in Lower Paxton Township. Marsico helped to secure a state grant for this organization to provide for a learning center, a nutrition program, an exercise program and additional equipment.
Posted: October 29, 2014, 2:24 am
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) is pleased to announce that South Hanover Township was awarded a $150,000 grant for park improvements by the state this week.
Posted: October 22, 2014, 9:14 pm

Rep. Charlie Dent (PA-15) and his House Colleagues Rep. Chaka Fattah (PA-2), Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-8) and Rep. Pat Meehan (PA-7) attended a briefing on the Ebola virus in Philadelphia this morning.

The b...

Posted: October 22, 2014, 9:30 am

Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) was praised by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) for his voting record in the current Congress. The organization recognized Representative Dent with the NAM Award for Manufacturin...

Posted: October 21, 2014, 11:00 am
HARRISBURG – House Judiciary Committee Majority Chairman Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) is extremely disappointed that his legislation creating the offense of cyber harassment of a child failed in the Senate last week due to a last-minute amendment that prevented final passage of this bill.
Posted: October 21, 2014, 2:02 am

Congressman Charlie Dent, (PA-15) issued the following statement today regarding the Federal Government’s duty to protect American citizens from the Ebola virus:

"My thoughts and prayers go out to all ...

Posted: October 16, 2014, 12:30 pm
HARRISBURG – Paying homage to the 91,000 U.S. servicemen and servicewomen still unaccounted for since World War I, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, today hosted an event to unveil a POW- MIA Chair of Honor that will be placed in the state Capitol as a reminder of those missing in action and those who endured as prisoners of war.
Posted: October 16, 2014, 6:04 am
LANCASTER – Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) invites seniors residing in the 98th Legislative District and their families to his 2014 Senior Expo on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Freemasons Cultural Center in the Masonic Village in Elizabethtown.
Posted: October 10, 2014, 11:30 pm
WHAT: Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) will host a free concealed carry seminar on in order to disseminate information about the most current Pennsylvania’s concealed carry laws. There will be various speakers there and a question-and-answer period.
Posted: September 26, 2014, 12:00 pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) is the sponsor of a resolution that designates Thursday, September 25, 2014, as “Ataxia Awareness Day” in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. House Resolution 944 was unanimously adopted today by the House of Representatives.
Posted: September 23, 2014, 4:29 am
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) will be hosting a concealed carry seminar for firearms on Saturday, Sept. 27.
Posted: September 19, 2014, 1:59 am
HARRISBURG – Majority Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) is pleased to announce that today, during the Judiciary Committee’s scheduled weekly voting meeting, legislation was passed that would require mandatory supervision of serious sex offenders after their sentence ends.
Posted: September 17, 2014, 3:06 am
HARRISBURG – In her continuing effort to keep older constituents informed about programs and services that improve the quality of their lives, state Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) today announced that she is hosting a Senior Citizens Expo in Halifax. The free event will take place on Thursday, October 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Halifax Area Ambulance and Rescue Association building, 31 Bunker Hill Road in Halifax.
Posted: September 16, 2014, 2:48 am
WHAT: Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) will host a Transportation Summit for residents of the 106th Legislative District to discuss the recent transportation funding legislation and what it means for the Commonwealth. The summit will also highlight road and bridge projects residents can expect to see in the 106th District.
Posted: September 11, 2014, 10:14 pm
WHAT: Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin), along with public officials and medical experts, will host a press event at a local optometrist’s office to discuss the importance of the first practical diagnostic tool to detect and track macular degeneration. The new technology was developed with the help of medical research funding from the Commonwealth at the Hershey Center for Applied Research (HCAR).
Posted: September 8, 2014, 9:10 pm
HARRISBURG -- Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) is pleased that the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) recently named him a Guardian of Small Business.
Posted: September 5, 2014, 10:25 pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) will be hosting a FREE picnic on Sunday, Sept. 14, from 2-6 p.m., to honor local veterans.
Posted: August 19, 2014, 10:10 pm
HARRISBURG – In her continuing effort to keep older residents informed about programs and services that improve the quality of their lives, state Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) today announced that she will be hosting her annual Senior Citizens Expo in Susquehanna Township. The free event will take place on Friday, September 12, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the second floor community center of the Giant Food Store, 2300 Linglestown Road.
Posted: August 14, 2014, 10:47 pm
Earlier this month, a comprehensive rewrite of Pennsylvania’s anti-human trafficking laws took effect, cracking down on the dark, almost hidden criminal enterprise of modern day slavery.
Posted: July 30, 2014, 10:42 pm
HARRSIBURG - The state House of Representatives voted to approve House Bill 1769, legislation authored by Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) which would require Responsible Alcohol Management Training for any seller or server of alcohol in the Commonwealth.
Posted: July 30, 2014, 1:57 am
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will again sponsor a winter maintenance program for 2014 for a variety of positions to supplement the permanent workforce, Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) said today.
Posted: July 22, 2014, 9:18 pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) will be hosting a FREE small business breakfast for businesses in the 105th Legislative District on Tuesday, July 15, at 8 a.m. at the Colonial Country Club, 4901 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg.
Posted: July 7, 2014, 11:48 pm
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County Republican Delegation tonight voted with the majority of their colleagues to approve a $29.1 billion state spending proposal which increases K-12 education spending to its highest level ever and maintains the core functions of government without raising taxes.
Posted: July 1, 2014, 10:49 am
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) issued the following statement regarding tonight’s passage of the 2014-15 state budget in the House of Representatives. Helm voted in favor of the balanced $29.1 billion spending plan, which does not raise taxes. The budget was approved on time by the House for the fourth consecutive year.
Posted: July 1, 2014, 10:37 am
HARRISBURG -- Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) is pleased that the process of passing a responsible budget continued today with the final passage of House Bill 2328, the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-15.
Posted: July 1, 2014, 10:35 am
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton), long-time member of the House Transportation Committee, is pleased that his amendment to comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations regarding distracted driving by over-the-road truckers and stave off the potential loss of $170.5 million in federal highway dollars passed the full House this week.
Posted: June 28, 2014, 3:38 am
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County Republican Delegation yesterday voted with their colleagues to approve a $29.1 billion state spending proposal which, for the fourth year in a row, would increase K-12 education spending over the previous budget and fund the core functions of government without raising taxes.
Posted: June 26, 2014, 9:38 pm
HARRISBURG – Majority Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) is pleased to announce that today the full House voted unanimously to pass legislation that would help crack down on human trafficking in the Commonwealth.
Posted: June 26, 2014, 4:48 am
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) that authorizes the conveyance of much of the Harrisburg State Hospital and Farm property, and 13 other state-owned parcels across Pennsylvania, was approved on concurrence by the House of Representatives Tuesday. House Bill 1945 was amended by the House and returned to the Senate for concurrence.
Posted: June 25, 2014, 5:20 am
WHAT: Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) will host a FREE small business breakfast for businesses in the 105th legislative district as an opportunity to receive a legislative update and join in a discussion regarding the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program led by a panel of professionals. Additionally, the director of the Small Business Champions Network will be on hand to offer information about how businesses can grow and prosper.
Posted: June 23, 2014, 9:09 pm
HARRISBURG – Majority Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) is pleased to announce that today, during the Judiciary Committee’s scheduled weekly voting meeting, legislation was passed that would provide immunity for reporting a drug overdose.
Posted: June 18, 2014, 4:10 am
HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) invited Pennsylvania Fair Queen Lia Schmittel to the Capitol on June 4 to introduce her to the House of Representatives and present her with a House Citation for her many accomplishments.
Posted: June 18, 2014, 2:06 am
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) was pleased that legislation to provide for a system of training in schools to help teachers and students become more aware of how to prevent youth suicide received final passage in the House today.
Posted: June 17, 2014, 4:30 am
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue today announced a deadline extension from June 30 to Dec. 31 to apply for the state’s 2013 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program, Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) said today.
Posted: June 14, 2014, 2:17 am
HARRISBURG – Majority Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) is pleased to announce that today, during the Judiciary Committee’s scheduled weekly voting meeting, legislation was passed that would help crack down on human trafficking in the Commonwealth.
Posted: June 10, 2014, 11:27 pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) is reminding residents to take precautions when participating in outdoor activities to prevent Lyme disease.
Posted: June 9, 2014, 11:26 pm
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) today announced that Dauphin and Lebanon counties will receive nearly $390,000 in Marcellus Shale impact fees collected during calendar year 2013. Checks will be distributed by July 1.
Posted: June 6, 2014, 3:25 am
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) establishing Juneteenth National Freedom Day as an annual observance in Pennsylvania was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives on Tuesday. House Bill 2128 will next be considered by the Senate.
Posted: June 4, 2014, 9:56 pm
HARRISBURG – In an effort to better inform area gun owners regarding Pennsylvania’s firearms laws, state Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) is hosting a Concealed Carry Seminar on Thursday, July 17, 2014. The free event will be held at the Pennsylvania Game Commission Headquarters, 2001 Elmerton Ave. in Susquehanna Township, starting at 6 p.m.
Posted: May 22, 2014, 11:35 pm
HARRISBURG - State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) is postponing her annual Children’s Trout Rodeo because of the heavy rains that have hit the area.
Posted: May 16, 2014, 11:27 pm
WHAT: The House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee and House Judiciary Committee will hold a joint public hearing this week to examine the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Emergency Towing pilot program that began last fall. The program requires troopers to contact a dispatcher, under contract by the state, to dispatch participating towing companies to clear vehicles from accident scenes. The goal of the pilot program is to increase the safety of travelers and emergency crews and allow for travel lanes to more quickly re-open following an accident.
Posted: May 13, 2014, 3:50 am
WHAT: Reps. Ryan Aument (R-41) and Dave Hickernell (R-98) will host nearly 200 area gun enthusiasts at a concealed carry familiarization seminar. The event will feature discussions about Pennsylvania’s concealed carry laws, the Castle Doctrine and how to safely interact with law enforcement while carrying a firearm.
Posted: May 12, 2014, 9:00 pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) will be hosting a FREE family day this Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to noon.
Posted: May 7, 2014, 4:01 am
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) establishing Juneteenth National Freedom Day as an annual observance in Pennsylvania was unanimously approved by the House Urban Affairs Committee today. House Bill 2128 will next be considered by the full House of Representatives.
Posted: May 7, 2014, 2:57 am
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) is reminding northern Dauphin County residents that businesses along Route 225, at the base of Peters Mountain, can still be accessed during a three-week road project that began Monday.
Posted: May 6, 2014, 4:55 am
HARRISBURG – Majority Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) is pleased to announce that the Judiciary Committee today hosted a hearing to discuss ways in which to improve the collection of restitution in the Commonwealth.
Posted: May 6, 2014, 2:02 am
HARRISBURG – Majority Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) is pleased to announce that today, during the Judiciary Committee’s scheduled weekly voting meeting, legislation was passed that would ban the use of secret compartments, in vehicles, for criminal purposes.
Posted: April 30, 2014, 2:53 am
HARRISBURG – The Federal Drug Enforcement Agency is sponsoring this year’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day being held on Saturday, April 26, Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) said today.
Posted: April 26, 2014, 2:08 am
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) is pleased to announce that she is once again hosting a special event to recognize the service and sacrifice of local war veterans and their spouses on Friday, June 6, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the National Civil War Museum, 100 Concert Drive in Harrisburg. Helm has scheduled the event to correspond with the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
Posted: April 25, 2014, 3:19 am
HARRISBURG - State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) is pleased to announce that she is once again partnering with the Dauphin County Anglers and Conservationist Club to host a free Children’s Trout Rodeo on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the club’s trout nursery in Dauphin.
Posted: April 24, 2014, 10:22 pm
WHAT: Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) will host his ninth annual Health Expo to provide residents the opportunity to gather information about health care, state government programs and home-based services available locally, and participate in a variety of free health care screenings.
Posted: April 22, 2014, 2:14 am
The state Department of Public Welfare (DPW) recently detailed nearly $2 billion in savings through efforts to combat welfare waste, fraud and abuse.
Posted: April 18, 2014, 9:00 pm
HARRISBURG – In an effort to combat identity theft, Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) is encouraging local residents to take advantage of her free paper shredding service on Saturday, April 26. The event will take place outside Helm’s district office located at 2090 Linglestown Road in Susquehanna Township from 10 a.m. to noon.
Posted: April 14, 2014, 9:20 pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) was pleased that legislation to provide for a system of training in schools to help teachers and students become more aware of how to prevent youth suicide passed through the House unanimously today.
Posted: April 10, 2014, 4:02 am
HARRISBURG – Majority Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) is pleased to announce that today, during the Judiciary Committee’s scheduled weekly voting meeting, legislation was passed that would amend Pennsylvania’s vehicle code regarding homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence.
Posted: April 9, 2014, 2:42 am
HARRISBURG – House Judiciary Committee Majority Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) was pleased that his legislation creating the offense of cyber harassment of a child passed through the House unanimously this week.
Posted: April 5, 2014, 3:21 am
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) voted in support of legislation unanimously approved by the House of Representatives on Wednesday that would prevent Pennsylvania school districts from hiring employees who pose a danger to students. House Bill 2063 would require public and private schools and their independent contractors to conduct a thorough employment history review before offering a job to any applicant for a position involving direct contact with children. Helm is a co-sponsor of the measure, which now heads to the Senate for consideration.
Posted: April 4, 2014, 2:29 am
HARRISBURG – Majority Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) tackled the growing concerns of substance abuse in the Commonwealth this week with both a public hearing and informational meeting on the issue.
Posted: April 3, 2014, 4:11 am
ELIZABETHVILLE – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) is scheduled to host a “Medicare 101” seminar in Millersburg, Dauphin County, on Wednesday, April 23. The free event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Millersburg Area Senior Center, 109 Edward Drive.
Posted: March 26, 2014, 10:54 pm
HARRISBURG—Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) is pleased that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Lower Paxton Township and the Lower Paxton Township Police Department decided to lower the speed limit through the Village of Linglestown from 35 mph to 25 mph, based on a study conducted upon a request submitted by him and township officials.
Posted: March 14, 2014, 11:48 pm
HARRISBURG – Majority Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) is pleased that legislation to provide a mechanism for a court to issue civil orders to protect victims of sexual violence or intimidation, where the perpetrator is not a family or household member, passed the House yesterday unanimously.
Posted: March 13, 2014, 3:05 am
HARRISBURG – Majority Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) is pleased to announce that today, during the Judiciary Committee’s scheduled weekly voting meeting, legislation was passed that would amend the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act to provide immunity for reporting a drug overdose.
Posted: March 12, 2014, 4:09 am
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) announced today that 2014 Pennsylvania trout stocking schedules are now available at her district offices in preparation for opening day of trout season in April. The schedule can also be found online at www.SueHelm.net.
Posted: March 7, 2014, 8:56 pm
As majority chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, I have made it a priority to gather more information and find ways of implementing changes to address the current heroin epidemic in the Commonwealth.
Posted: March 7, 2014, 3:53 am
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s servicemen and servicewomen are now able to have their veteran status included on their state-issued driver licenses or non-driver identification cards, Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) announced today.
Posted: March 5, 2014, 11:47 pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) testified before the House Appropriations Committee today on the critical need to include funding in the 2014-15 state budget to help establish an emergency health care facility in northern Dauphin County.
Posted: February 28, 2014, 4:12 am
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) today announced that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for 2013 are now available.
Posted: February 20, 2014, 9:39 pm
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Corbett’s 2014-15 budget proposal. Corbett unveiled his $29.4 billion spending plan on Tuesday before a joint session of the General Assembly.
Posted: February 5, 2014, 10:59 pm
HARRISBURG -- Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) is pleased that Gov. Tom Corbett proposed a responsible budget today that, at the core, takes into account the concerns of Pennsylvanians by focusing on improving our state’s economy, getting the pension crisis under control, improving education and keeping our residents safe:
Posted: February 5, 2014, 4:05 am

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