House Republicans from York, Adams and Cumberland Counties Urge Wolf to Allow Construction Workers to Work

Mar. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – After hearing from local business owners, construction workers and others, members of the House of Representatives from York, Adams and Cumberland counties joined together to urge Gov. Tom Wolf to allow construction projects to be completed and to allow workers to return to job sites. Previously, Wolf included construction on the list of “non-essential” businesses, which put a halt to construction projects in Pennsylvania. In response, the members, who are House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) issued the following statement:

We Lost Glatfelter. What’s Next?

Mar. 04, 2020 / Press Release

There are several names synonymous with York County. There’s Utz and Martin’s, the snack food giants based in the western end of the county, Wright, who gave Wrightsville its name, and many others that have withstood the test of time.

Grants Will Help Local Schools Expand Computer Science Education

Jan. 17, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Five local schools are receiving grants totaling $175,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Education today to expand computer science programs for students, according to members of the PA General Assembly’s York County Republican delegation.

New Year, New Laws Take Effect

Jan. 17, 2020 / Press Release

As we enter the new year, several new laws that impact all Pennsylvanians take effect. From modernizing how we vote to helping agriculture grow, the General Assembly tackled several issues and found solutions for them.

Residents Invited to Klunk’s Open House

Dec. 09, 2019 /

HANOVER – Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) invites residents of the 169th Legislative District to her free, festive open house at her office, located in the historic Young Manor, 118 Carlisle St., Suite 300, in Hanover, on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 4-6 p.m.

Klunk to Host Free Shredding, ID Theft Prevention Event in Hanover on Sept. 28

Sep. 12, 2019 /

HANOVER – As part of efforts to protect private information, Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) will host a free shredding, identity theft prevention event for residents of the 169th Legislative District. The event will be held near Dick’s Sporting Goods in the North Hanover Mall, 1155 Carlisle St., on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Klunk Extends Office Hours

Sep. 12, 2019 /

HANOVER – To better serve residents of the 169th Legislative District, Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) has extended her office hours.

Discussing the Issues with Residents

Sep. 03, 2019 / Newspaper Columns

The 2019-20 Legislative Session has been a busy one thus far. In Harrisburg, we passed numerous bills out of the House that will impact every Pennsylvanian. While a lot of work does get done in the Capitol, I spent much of my summer talking with residents and listening to them tell me how bills we passed, and those we are poised to address this fall, would impact them.

State Legislators Announce Wildfire Fighting Grants for Local Companies

Aug. 09, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Porters Community Fire Company in Heidelberg Township and Union Fire and Hose Company No. 1 in Dover are among more than 130 fire companies across Pennsylvania to receive wildfire fighting grants, according to state Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Kate Klunk (R-Hanover). Porters was awarded a $4,000 grant while the Union Fire and Hose grant is for $2,000.

Helping Pennsylvania Agriculture Grow

Jul. 12, 2019 /

Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry plays a vital role in all aspects of life across the state. It supplies fresh foods and drinks to Pennsylvanians and to people beyond our state’s and nation’s borders. It helps drive our economy, suppling 280,500 direct jobs and nearly 300,000 in-direct jobs.

Residents Invited to Klunk’s Family Fun Night in Glen Rock Park

Jul. 11, 2019 /

HANOVER – Residents of the 169th Legislative District are invited to join Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), her staff and local government officials for an informative and fun evening at Glen Rock Park, 5400 Fair School Road, Glen Rock, on Wednesday, July 31, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free Italian Ice will also be available to attendees.

Wolf Chooses Party Over Pennsylvania, Vetoes Election Reform Bill

Jul. 08, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – York County Republican legislators are accusing Gov. Tom Wolf of heeding party wishes over the needs of Pennsylvania’s cash-strapped counties by vetoing much-needed election reform legislation today. Wolf’s decision to reject Senate Bill 48 kills efforts to help local governments with the cost of the 2020 election - after he unilaterally decertified all of the state’s voting machines - and do away with the antiquated straight-party voting option at polling places.

Governor Signs Klunk’s Farm Preservation Bill into Law

Jul. 01, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Kate Klunk’s (R-Hanover) legislation to provide more options to farmers who preserved their land, part of a bill package to aid the state’s agriculture industry, was signed into law today by the governor.