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).

Bill to Aid Social Organizations During COVID-19 Crisis Heads to Governor, Says Klunk, Farry, Hershey

Nov. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The Senate and House today affirmed its commitment to veterans clubs and similar organizations when it forwarded to the governor for his signature a bill to provide relief by permitting them to use a larger share of small games of chance revenue for operating expenses during the emergency declaration. House Bill 777 is the result of a collaborative effort between Reps. Kate Klunk (R-York), Frank Farry (R-Bucks) and John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).

House Calls for Audit of All COVID-19 Data in the Commonwealth, Klunk Says

Nov. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – To ensure state officials are using accurate data to shape their response to COVID-19, the House today approved House Resolution 1087 by Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) to direct the Legislative Budget and Finance Commission (LBFC) to review data collected by the Department of Health.

York County House Delegation Agrees with Call to Audit Election

Nov. 09, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - Earlier today, House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-Centre) called on Gov. Tom Wolf to audit the pending results of the 2020 election. In response, the York County House Republican Delegation consisting of House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), issued the following statement:

York County Legislators Tell Wolf: ‘Your Money’s No Good Here’

Oct. 23, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Members of the York County Republican delegation are questioning the timing and business acumen of Gov. Tom Wolf, who on Thursday announced an effort to address the financial struggles of Pennsylvania’s restaurants, bars and taverns during the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor, who this week vetoed legislation that would have removed certain operating restrictions on the hospitality industry, is pushing to have standard liquor licensing fees waived for the 2021 calendar year.

Klunk Questions Unemployment Officials About State Response to Record Unemployment

Oct. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – As Right-to-Know (RTKs) requests filed with the Department of Labor and Industry go unanswered, Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) continued today during a House Labor and Industry Committee to seek answers to the Wolf administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic that left millions of Pennsylvania out of work.

Give Police More Tools to Help Victims of Domestic Violence

Oct. 19, 2020 / Press Release

One of the unfortunate side effects of the mandates in response to COVID-19, such as the stay-at-home order, is a sharp increase in domestic violence. During the height of the stay-at-home order. Police departments in York County saw upticks in the number of domestic violence calls, including York Area Regional Police that saw a 36% increase, according to media reports.

Klunk: Local Organization that Supports Armed Forces Members Saved by Grant

Sep. 18, 2020 /

HANOVER – The Hanover-based For the Love of a Veteran Inc. received a $45,000 grant, essentially saving it from closing, Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) announced. The Veterans Trust Fund grant will be used to supply care packages to members of the United States Armed Services who are serving throughout the world.