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.
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.
HARRISBURG – The York County House Republican delegation announced today that the York County School of Technology is the recipient of a $50,000 grant to improve career and technical education (CTE).
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.
HARRISBURG – In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of the Down Syndrome Protection bill, House Bill 321, Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), the author of the legislation, issued the following statement:
The recent events in Hong Kong and its people’s plight for freedom has once against shown the spotlight on the oppressive means in which communist regimes rule the people unfortunate enough to have been born in a communist country.
HARRISBURG – Language crafted by Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) to improve career and technical education (CTE) in Pennsylvania and included in House Bill 265 was signed into law Wednesday, the representatives announced.
HARRISBURG – Legislation containing language by local lawmakers, which would allow high school students to obtain real-world work experience, was passed today by the Senate and is now headed to the governor for signature.
HARRISBURG – The House took steps Tuesday to upgrade state government by making sure existing regulations are relevant in the modern age when it approved Rep. Kate Klunk’s (R-Hanover) House Bill 1055.
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.
HANOVER – To better serve residents of the 169th Legislative District, Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) has extended her office hours.
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.
HANOVER –Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) and Dan Moul (R-Adams), along with Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) announced a $99,000 grant to Hanover-area business for career-building apprenticeships.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – York County is about to be the beneficiary of a record windfall of more than $485,000 from the collection of an impact fee on natural gas drilling activities in other regions of Pennsylvania, according to members of the county’s House Republican delegation. Distribution of revenue will take place in early July.
HARRISBURG – The Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation by Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) to provide farmers with more freedom over property they opted to preserve for generations to come. House Bill 370 now goes to the governor for his signature. The bill is part of a package of bills to help Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry grow and thrive.