PA Deserves Answers: Free the COVID-19 Data

Nov. 23, 2021 / Press Release

For months during the COVID-19 pandemic, we heard from the Wolf administration, namely the governor and former Secretary of Health Rachel Levine, that we must trust the science…trust the data. And I fully agree. Science and data must drive policy, whether it be in response to a global pandemic or other bills before the General Assembly.

York County House Members React to Court Decision on Mask Mandate

Nov. 10, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – State Reps. Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Mike Jones (R-Dallastown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) and Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), majority chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in reaction to today’s Commonwealth Court decision to invalidate the mask mandate imposed on Pennsylvania’s schools by Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam:

Klunk: Months Overdue COVID-19 Data Report Finally Released

Nov. 10, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Despite numerous unneeded hurdles put in place by the Wolf administration, the Legislative Budget and Finance Commission (LBFC) released its report on the Department of Health’s COVID-19 death reporting, Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) announced today.

Klunk Bill to Protect Senior Citizens Now Law

Jul. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Senior citizens will now have another layer of protection against exploitation from caregivers with the governor’s signing of House Bill 1431, now known as Act 49 of 2020.

Klunk Celebrates Hometown Utz’s 100th Birthday

Jun. 23, 2021 /

WHAT: To mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Hanover-based Utz Brands, Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) will host a celebratory press conference. For 100 years, Utz has produced some of the most well-known snacks, ranging from potato chips to cheeseballs and everything in between, while being a good neighbor in the Hanover area and strengthening our regional economy. Utz currently employees more than a thousand workers and supports area farmers and other businesses.

House Approves Klunk’s Anti-Elder Abuse Bill

Jun. 15, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives took a firm stand against elder abuse when it approved House Bill 1431, part of a package of anti-elder abuse legislation, its sponsor, Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) said.

Klunk, Solomon Announce $2.6 Million to Prep Tomorrow’s Workforce

Mar. 18, 2021 /

Klunk, Solomon Announce $2.6 Million to Prep Tomorrow’s Workforce

HARRISBURG – Reps. Kate Klunk (R-York) and Jared Solomon (D-Philadelphia) announced the Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) has allocated $2.6 million for the Schools-to-Work program, which was formed through bipartisan legislation the representatives jointly created, to prepare students for good, well-paying jobs.

York County Lawmakers Applaud Investigation into COVID-19 Nursing Home Deaths

Mar. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – It was announced today that the House Government Oversight Committee will investigate the Wolf administration’s handling of nursing homes and long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the York County House Republican delegation, consisting of House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township), issued the following statement:

After Universal Shutdowns of the State’s Economy, Wolf’s offers a Budget that Crushes Pennsylvania’s Working Families

Feb. 03, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal, the York County House Republican delegation consisting of House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) issued the following statement:

Local Republicans Issue Statement on Storming of U.S. Capitol

Jan. 06, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In response to the storming of the United States Capitol by protestors, local Republicans, Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), House State Government Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) Mike Jones (R-York Township), Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) and Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam); and Sens. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), Dave Arnold (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York) and Mike Regan (R-York/Cumberland) issued the following statement:

Klunk Named Deputy Whip for Upcoming 2021-22 Session

Dec. 28, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) has been appointed to serve as a deputy whip in the 2021-22 Legislative Session, which begins in January, by House Majority Whip, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Armstrong/Clarion/Forest).