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:

House Republicans Elect New Leader

Jun. 22, 2020 /

As House Republican leadership has helped facilitate one of the most successful session periods in the modern history of the chamber, new leaders were elected today who reflect the next generation of voices to lead Pennsylvania’s House Republican Caucus.

Benninghoff Supports State Budget

May. 28, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) today voted to finalize a five-month stabilizing budget that protects residents from higher taxes, and keeps the state moving forward, offering more time for the fiscal impacts of COVID-19 to be fully realized.

Benninghoff Postpones Final Town Hall Meeting in College Township

Mar. 16, 2020 /

BELLEFONTE – In response to the Wolf administration’s request to limit public gatherings to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 throughout the Commonwealth, Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin ) today announced he will postpone his remaining town hall meeting originally planned for Thursday, March 26, in College Township.

Benninghoff Announces Town Hall Meetings

Feb. 28, 2020 /

BELLEFONTE – In an effort to bring state government directly to the people he represents, Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) is again hosting a series of town hall meetings.

Area Farmers Invited to Breakfast Meeting with State Officials

Feb. 14, 2020 /

BELLEFONTE – Area farmers and those with agriculture-related businesses are invited to a free Farmers Breakfast on Thursday, March 19, with Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding.

House Republican Leaders Call for Spending Slow Down

Feb. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders reacted to the governor’s call to increase state spending by $2 billion for fiscal year 2020-21. The governor presented his $36 billion spending proposal today in front of a joint session of the General Assembly.

Hershey, Benninghoff Plan Hunting Seminar

Jan. 27, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) and Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) will host a seminar about Chronic Wasting Disease and other issues affecting hunters.

Benninghoff to Host Free Veterans Recognition Breakfast

Nov. 06, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) is hosting a veterans recognition breakfast to show appreciation for those who bravely and selflessly defended our nation’s freedoms. The event is free to attend for veterans and active duty military from all branches and eras of military service and their spouses. RSVPs are required.

House Advances Bills to Support “Helpers and Heroes”

Oct. 29, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The state House of Representatives sent more than a dozen bills to the state Senate this month to address a growing statewide crisis in attracting and retaining volunteer firefighters and EMTs. The package of bills, which garnered bipartisan support, is intended to aid in recruiting and retaining volunteer first responders, and also to show respect and appreciation to current volunteers who put their lives on the line for their friends and neighbors.