Benninghoff Applauds Action on Bipartisan Broadband Agreement

Nov. 18, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to unanimously adopt an amendment that reflects a bipartisan agreement on legislation sponsored by Rep. Martin Causer (R-McKean/Cameron/Potter) to improve broadband deployment across unserved and underserved areas of Pennsylvania.

Benninghoff Blasts Wolf Administration Plan to Cost Taxpayers $100 Million for Paid Week-Long Vaccine Holiday

Nov. 01, 2021 /

Benninghoff Blasts Wolf Administration Plan to Cost Taxpayers $100 Million for Paid Week-Long Vaccine Holiday

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday that his administration will be giving employees under his jurisdiction an additional five days of paid leave to be used between Dec. 20, 2021, and March 31, 2022, for showing proof of COVID-19 vaccination. If the five accrued days are not used, administration employees will be paid out the remainder of the leave time in a lump sum payment.

Benninghoff to Host Agriculture Breakfast

Oct. 22, 2021 /

CENTRE HALL – Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) announced he will be hosting a free agriculture breakfast on Friday, Oct. 29, for farmers and those interested in hearing the latest updates from state and federal officials on agriculture-related issues.

Benninghoff Supports Extension of Ida Disaster Emergency Declaration

Sep. 21, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) on Tuesday voted in support of House Resolution 139, which would extend the provisions of Gov. Tom Wolf’s Aug. 31 disaster emergency declaration relative to the aftereffects of Tropical Storm Ida.

Benninghoff Votes for Greater Information Sharing to Help Combat Opioid Epidemic

Sep. 21, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) on Tuesday voted in support of an amendment to House Bill 1774 that would allow for increased information sharing between departments of material from the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program as a tool to help the Commonwealth combat the opioid addiction and overdose epidemic.

Benninghoff Supports Ward Resolution on Prisoner Reallocation

Sep. 21, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) on Tuesday morning voted in support of a resolution offered by Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) during a meeting of the Legislative Reapportionment Commission that would put additional guidelines on how prisoner reallocation data is to be compiled and counted by, among other things, ensuring that individuals incarcerated to a minimum sentence expiring after April 1, 2030, will be counted at the prison at which they reside.

Cutler, Benninghoff Discuss Legislative Agenda

Sep. 20, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), held a press conference Monday morning discussing the legislative agenda for the House of Representatives for the next few weeks.

Republican Leaders Request More Detailed COVID-19 Data from Wolf Administration

Sep. 09, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania General Assembly—President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Centre/Mifflin/Juniata/Huntingdon), Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland), and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin)—wrote a letter joined by Senate Health and Human Services Chairman Michele Brooks (R-Crawford/Erie/Mercer/Warren) and House Health Committee Chairman Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) to Gov. Tom Wolf and Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam seeking more specific COVID-19 data from the Wolf administration.