PA House Takes on Russia, Invests in Freedom, Manages Waived Regulations, Extends Bridge Disaster Declaration

Mar. 30, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives had a successful week by tackling issues of importance to Pennsylvanians and the rest of the free world by taking on Russia by divesting Commonwealth financial assets from Russian investments while investing in freedom by leading on energy independence, House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) said Wednesday.

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: