House Republican Leaders Applaud Consistent Court Ruling

Mar. 26, 2021 /

House Republican Leaders Applaud Consistent Court Ruling

Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court ruled today to uphold previous court rulings and restrict the use of public funds to pay for abortion procedures except under very specific circumstances. In response Pennsylvania’s House Republican Leadership team issued the following statement:

Pennsylvania House Advances Bills to Protect Families, Provide for Economic Recovery

Mar. 17, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives was in voting session from March 15-17, 2021, and the Republican Caucus continued advancing its priorities of providing for an economic recovery, protecting families and reforming government for the benefit of Pennsylvanians, Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) said Wednesday.

House, Senate Republican Leaders Oppose Job-Killing Energy Compact

Feb. 04, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representative Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Centre/Mifflin/Huntingdon/Juniata), and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) sent a letter to the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) before it gives consideration to Environmental Quality Board (EQB) regulations that would enter Pennsylvania into this job-killing Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

House Republicans Prioritizing COVID-19 Relief, Vaccines

Feb. 03, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus discussed its prioritization of COVID-19 relief and ensuring robust vaccine deployment while Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled a budget proposal that increases the state’s Personal Income Tax by 46%—or $7 billion annually—on working Pennsylvanians and small businesses.

Cutler, Benninghoff Comment on Boockvar Resignation

Feb. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) made the following on the resignation of Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar:

House Republican Caucus Announces New Leadership Team

Jan. 25, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus elected members to open leadership positions Monday following a vacancy in the position of caucus chairman following the passing of Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset).

House Republicans Prioritizing Economic Recovery Policy in New Session

Jan. 12, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) announced at a Tuesday press conference at the state Capitol the formation of a caucus task force that will examine and develop economic recovery policy for the current legislative session.

Benninghoff: Remove State Elected Officials from Higher COVID-19 Vaccine Priority

Jan. 11, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) sent a letter to Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Gov. Tom Wolf asking that members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, statewide elected officials, and appointed state officials be removed from Phase 1C of the state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan and placed in line with the general public.