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.

Transportation Tax Plan Ill-Timed, Short-Sighted, Benninghoff Says

Jul. 30, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) said Friday that Gov. Tom Wolf’s Transportation Funding Commission’s recommendations are ill-timed and short-sighted given the federal discussion on transportation infrastructure funding and Pennsylvania’s stagnant economic recovery.