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HARRISBURG – Legislation introduced by Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), majority whip and chairman of the bipartisan Cancer Caucus, would require health insurance companies approve the prescribed treatment for patients with a Stage IV metastatic cancer diagnosis. The bill passed the House Health Committee today with bipartisan support.
HARRISBURG – Fire and emergency response organizations serving the 171st Legislative District have been awarded $185,881.62 in state grant funding, Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) announced today.
HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders reacted to the governor’s call to increase state spending by nearly $1 billion for fiscal year 2019-20. The governor presented his $34 billion spending proposal today in front of a joint session of the General Assembly.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), together with 201 state legislators from across Pennsylvania, was sworn into office today, marking the beginning of the 203rd Legislative Session of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania.
By acclamation, Turzai elected caucus-designee for speaker and Cutler elected majority leader
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) is praising the passage of Senate Bill 1090, which gained unanimous support today in the House of Representatives. Sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34), the bill intended to end hazing is now headed to the governor’s desk.
HARRISBURG – Today, the House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1114, designating October 2018 as "Employee Ownership Month" in Pennsylvania.
BELLEFONTE –Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) is reminding residents that he will host an Outdoor and Conservation Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 6-8 p.m. at the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology in Pleasant Gap.
HARRISBURG – Today by unanimous vote, the House of Representatives designated September 2018 as Suicide Prevention Month in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kerry Benninghoff’s (R-Centre/Mifflin) House Resolution 1024 unanimously passed the House of Representatives today, officially designating September 2018 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Pennsylvania.
BELLEFONTE –Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) will host an Outdoor and Conservation Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 6-8 p.m. at the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology in Pleasant Gap
WHAT: In response to the indictment of a local cemetery’s owners on fraud charges, state Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) is hosting a legislative hearing to examine the current legal and regulatory requirements for cemeteries licensed by the state of Pennsylvania.
WHAT: Lawmakers from across the state will travel to Monroe County to hear from emergency responders, local government officials and utility companies about frequent power outages, storm response and electric infrastructure concerns.
WHAT: The lack of access to broadband is a major problem in rural communities across central Pennsylvania, and is negatively impacting local economies, educational opportunities, health care treatment options and more. That is why Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), together with Reps. Adam Harris (R-Franklin/Juniata/Mifflin) and Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin), is holding a roundtable discussion on the topic this Thursday in Lewistown.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kerry Benninghoff’s (R-Centre/Mifflin) legislation to prohibit those charged with sex offenses against children from being placed into the state’s Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program, or ARD as it is more commonly known, was signed into law today.