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HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana) and Sen. Don White (R-41) today announced almost $91,000 in Safe Schools Grants have been awarded to four Indiana County school districts by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Legislation to help those truly in need, prevent waste, pave pathway to prosperity
WHAT: Legislators will call on Gov. Tom Wolf to sign House Bill 59, the Human Services Code. Entitlement spending is consistently a main cost driver, and until these costs are brought under control, Pennsylvania will continue to face significant budget challenges. Contrary to claims by spending advocates, the Human Services Code passed by the General Assembly includes reasonable reforms to the state’s welfare system, and Republicans believe it is in the best interest of Pennsylvanians for it to become law.
INDIANA – Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana) today announced that his office is teaming up with Rite Aid Pharmacy to offer a flu shot clinic in Blairsville. The clinic will take place on Wednesday, October 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Reed’s district office located at 122 East Market Street.
HARRISBURG – Responding to the credit downgrade from Standard & Poor’s today, House Republican leaders reminded investors and Pennsylvanians that the Commonwealth has never missed a payment and tax revenues are continuously being collected. The leaders also suggested the downgrade could help bring lawmakers together in the effort to address major cost-drivers in the state budget.
INDIANA – In his continuing effort to stay in touch with constituents in the 62nd District, Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana) plans to host town hall meetings in the following communities this fall:
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) to rename an Indiana County bridge in honor of a local Vietnam War veteran has been signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf as Act 18 of 2017.
$32 billion budget eliminates deficit and funds schools without new taxes
HARRISBURG – Taking up the challenge to deal with a deficit and potential $3 billion shortfall, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan budget to begin the process of reinventing Pennsylvania government. Without raising income or sales taxes, the budget provides additional funding for key education and public safety programs.
HARRISBURG – The deadline to apply for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program has been extended from June 30 to Dec. 31, Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana) announced today.
HARRISBURG – As part of the House Republican effort to reinvent the operations and priorities of Pennsylvania government, the House approved legislation to stop pension costs from draining critical taxpayer resources away from schools, law enforcement and other important programs, House leaders said today. With a bipartisan vote of 143-53, the bill now heads to the governor’s desk for signature.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to designate an Indiana County bridge in the memory of a local Vietnam War veteran, sponsored by House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana), was passed unanimously by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Monday. House Bill 1219 now heads to the Senate for its consideration.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to help to address the funding crisis facing emergency medical services organizations across Pennsylvania unanimously passed the House of Representatives today and heads to the state Senate for consideration, according to House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana).
HARRISBURG – Legislation to bring Pennsylvania into compliance with the federal REAL ID Act passed the House and heads to the governor’s desk for signature, House Republican leaders said today.
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) and other House Republican leaders have sent the following letter to former Gov. Ed Rendell and Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez, requesting they return the surplus money from the 2016 national convention held in Philadelphia.