PA House Speaker, Majority Leader Comment on PA Supreme Court Decision

Sep. 17, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Today, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court sided with the Wolf administration and the Pennsylvania Democratic Party in allowing for ballots to be counted that are received up to three days following the election day deadline, for satellite election office locations and the use of drop boxes.

House Majority Leader Benninghoff Urges PIAA to Stay the Course, Make Independent Stand from Wolf’s ‘Recommendation’

Aug. 07, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) sent a letter to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) urging the body to make an independent stand from Gov. Tom Wolf’s “strong recommendation” that interscholastic sports do not resume until January 2021 and stay the course with allowing fall sports to safely continue as previously planned.

Benninghoff Urges Wolf to Sign Grove Transparency Bill

Jul. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) Monday urged Gov. Tom Wolf to sign House Bill 2463, legislation that passed the General Assembly unanimously to require state agencies to respond to Right-to-Know Law requests during a disaster declaration.

Majority Leader Benninghoff Responds to Wolf’s Latest COVID Restrictions

Jul. 15, 2020 /

“Once again, Gov. Wolf has ignored the voices of the people and refused to work with their representatives, instead choosing to act alone and issue another harmful, unilateral order with far-reaching and devastating implications. The irreversible impact of his countless, confusing orders cannot be overstated. Gov. Wolf’s decision today will close the doors of some small businesses forever and devastate the livelihoods of so many Pennsylvanians who were just beginning to feel hopeful for the future."

House Acts to Give Pennsylvanians Voice in Emergencies

Jul. 14, 2020 /

After months of taking action to carry the voices of Pennsylvanians concerning the governor’s response to COVID-19, today the House voted to give the people of Pennsylvania the opportunity to decide for themselves how they wish to be governed during times of emergency.

Voices of Pennsylvanians Blocked by Court Ruling

Jul. 01, 2020 /

The House Republican leadership team issued the following statement in response to the state Supreme Court’s ruling on Scarnati v. Wolf, a ruling that strikes down the bipartisan vote to end the ongoing emergency declaration: