House Advances Government Transparency Bill, Klunk and Ecker Say

Apr. 26, 2022 /

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.

Unleash the Power of Pennsylvania

Mar. 25, 2022 / Press Release

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.

York House GOP Delegation: Wolf Wants More Unsustainable Spending

Feb. 08, 2022 /

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:

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.