House Passes Legislation to Require Legislative Approval Prior to Entering into Energy Tax Compacts, Benninghoff Says

Mar. 30, 2022 /

House Passes Legislation to Require Legislative Approval Prior to Entering into Energy Tax Compacts, Benninghoff Says

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) announced Wednesday that the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted by an overwhelming bipartisan majority to reassert legislative authority and require the General Assembly’s approval before the Commonwealth can enter multi-state compacts, like the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, that would increase energy taxes on Pennsylvanians.

In Order to Aid Ukrainian Relief, PA House Republicans Request PPE Stockpile Inventory and Deployment

Mar. 04, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), and House Human Services Committee Chairman Frank Farry (R-Bucks) sent a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf and Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper Friday requesting an inventory of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) stockpile accumulated by the Commonwealth during COVID-19 and its potential deployment to Ukraine to help with medical needs during the humanitarian crisis resulting from Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked war against the country.

PA House Republicans Comment on Selection of Congressional Map

Feb. 23, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) issued the following statement after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court picked the Carter plan for congressional districts:

A Fair Congressional Map Awaits Final Approval

Feb. 14, 2022 /

The citizen-drawn congressional redistricting map received a resounding endorsement when Commonwealth Court Judge Patricia McCullough recommended to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that it be used in the upcoming election.

PA House Republican Leaders Comment on Selection of Congressional Map

Feb. 07, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) issued the following statement after Commonwealth Court Judge Patricia McCullough selected the congressional map passed by the Pennsylvania House and Senate in January:

House and Senate Republican Leaders to Discuss Hospital and Healthcare Relief Funding Package

Jan. 26, 2022 /

WHO: House and Senate Republican Leadership, including: Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Centre/Mifflin/Huntingdon/Juniata), House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland), House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne (R-Lehigh), and Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) prime sponsor of the legislation.

House Prepared to Enact Citizens Congressional Map

Jan. 24, 2022 /

House Prepared to Enact Citizens Congressional Map

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House Majority Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) issued the following statement after the Senate advanced House Bill 2146, the bill establishing Pennsylvania’s congressional districts:

House Republicans to Hold Hearings on Preliminary State House Map

Dec. 28, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) Tuesday announced that the caucus will be holding field hearings on the preliminary state House map approved by the three Democratic members of the Legislative Reapportionment Commission earlier this month.