Recently, the House Health Committee advanced legislation I was privileged to author with Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown) that would prevent departments within state government from denying state agencies access to vital records needed to complete research.
HARRISBURG – Following numerous unneeded hurdles put in place by the Wolf administration to shield information from a state government research agency and, extension, all Pennsylvanians, the House Health Committee today approved legislation by Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) and Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown) to ensure the agency has access to information so it can perform needed research.
The Russian invasion of the sovereign nation of Ukraine sparked outraged throughout the world. It has also led to high prices at the gas pumps, as well as higher heating bills for those with natural gas due to volatility in the energy market.
HARRISBURG – In response Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to increase spending by $6.2 billion, 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), Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Nearly $700,000 in Growing Greener grants have been awarded to restore creeks in York County, Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) announced today.
HARRISBURG – To better serve patients in the Hanover area and beyond, a $1.5 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant was approved to create a new secure behavioral health and crisis suite at UPMC Hanover, Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) and hospital officials announced today.
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.
HARRISBURG –The House approved two key pieces of legislation to modernize bail bonds in Pennsylvania and formalize family law arbitration, announced Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), sponsor of the bills.
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:
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.
HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee today advanced two pieces of legislation sponsored by Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) to the full House.
HANOVER – Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) has been named to the Task Force on Child Pornography to further combat child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania.
Everyone in today’s General Assembly can agree on one thing (and perhaps only one thing): we, as a legislative body, are rather polarized. We are a polarized state within a polarized country.
HARRISBURG – To ensure Pennsylvanians with disabilities won’t become ineligible for a valuable medical assistance program because they make too much money, Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law the companion bill to Rep. Kate Klunk’s (R-Hanover) House Bill 1115.
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.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to combat elder abuse by Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) was approved by the Senate and sent to the governor for his signature.
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – The House today approved legislation by Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) to protect the lives of children with a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
HARRISBURG – The House today moved forward with reviewing the merits of regulations when it approved House Bill 939, it’s prime sponsor, Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), announced.