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06/24/2019
HARRISBURG – Legislation introduced by Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), Chairman of the Bipartisan House Cancer Caucus, that would require health insurance companies to approve prescribed treatments for patients with a Stage IV metastatic cancer, passed the House of Representatives today.
06/20/2019
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today unanimously passed House Resolution 250, sponsored by Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), urging the Congress of the United States to take immediate action to end spoofing.
03/26/2019
HARRISBURG – Legislation introduced by Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), majority whip and chairman of the bipartisan Cancer Caucus, would require health insurance companies approve the prescribed treatment for patients with a Stage IV metastatic cancer diagnosis. The bill passed the House Health Committee today with bipartisan support.
03/18/2019
HARRISBURG – Fire and emergency response organizations serving the 171st Legislative District have been awarded $185,881.62 in state grant funding, Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) announced today.
02/05/2019
HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders reacted to the governor’s call to increase state spending by nearly $1 billion for fiscal year 2019-20. The governor presented his $34 billion spending proposal today in front of a joint session of the General Assembly.
01/01/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), together with 201 state legislators from across Pennsylvania, was sworn into office today, marking the beginning of the 203rd Legislative Session of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania.
11/13/2018
By acclamation, Turzai elected caucus-designee for speaker and Cutler elected majority leader
10/09/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) is praising the passage of Senate Bill 1090, which gained unanimous support today in the House of Representatives. Sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34), the bill intended to end hazing is now headed to the governor’s desk.
10/01/2018
HARRISBURG – Today, the House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1114, designating October 2018 as "Employee Ownership Month" in Pennsylvania.
09/28/2018
BELLEFONTE –Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) is reminding residents that he will host an Outdoor and Conservation Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 6-8 p.m. at the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology in Pleasant Gap.
09/26/2018
HARRISBURG – Today by unanimous vote, the House of Representatives designated September 2018 as Suicide Prevention Month in Pennsylvania.
09/25/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kerry Benninghoff’s (R-Centre/Mifflin) House Resolution 1024 unanimously passed the House of Representatives today, officially designating September 2018 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Pennsylvania.
09/12/2018
BELLEFONTE –Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) will host an Outdoor and Conservation Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 6-8 p.m. at the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology in Pleasant Gap
09/04/2018
WHAT: In response to the indictment of a local cemetery’s owners on fraud charges, state Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) is hosting a legislative hearing to examine the current legal and regulatory requirements for cemeteries licensed by the state of Pennsylvania.
08/06/2018
WHAT: Lawmakers from across the state will travel to Monroe County to hear from emergency responders, local government officials and utility companies about frequent power outages, storm response and electric infrastructure concerns.