HARRISBURG – At a time when Pennsylvanians are making enormous sacrifices in their day-to-day lives, today the Pennsylvania House of Representatives took the first steps toward finding solutions to the growing list of professional and economic impacts from the COVID-19 virus.
HARRISBURG – After hearing from local business owners, construction workers and others, members of the House of Representatives from York, Adams and Cumberland counties joined together to urge Gov. Tom Wolf to allow construction projects to be completed and to allow workers to return to job sites. Previously, Wolf included construction on the list of “non-essential” businesses, which put a halt to construction projects in Pennsylvania. In response, the members, who are House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) issued the following statement:
IN RESPONSE TO THE INQUIRIES ABOUT THE GOVERNOR'S GUIDANCE AND ORDERS, PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING. I ENCOURAGE YOU TO FOLLOW AS GUIDANCE FROM THE CDC AND AND THE PA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) today announced that the Borough of Camp Hill has been awarded $28,667 in Boating Facility Grant funding by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) for improvements to their Creek Road kayak launch along the Conodoguinet Creek.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) today announced that every school in the 87th District was awarded School Safety and Security Grant Program Funds totaling $195,357 by the Pennsylvanian Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD)’s School Safety and Security Committee.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) issued the following statement in response to the governor’s budget proposal:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) announced today that Hampden Township was awarded a $60,702 ARLE grant from PennDOT to cover the cost of numerous safety improvements to the Wertzville Road corridor.
HARRISBURG –Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) today announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has awarded a $400,000 grant to Silver Spring Township through the Multimodal Transportation Fund Program to improve the intersections at Silver Spring Road and Woods Drive, located in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County. The grant will also assist with stormwater improvements.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Monday approved legislation to support families of first responders by eliminating realty transfer tax burdens for up to five years, said Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland), who co-sponsored the measure.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) announced today that East Pennsboro Township Authority was awarded a $500,000 Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) loan to cover the cost of a municipal authority non-point source project. Non-point source water pollution includes pollution from diffused sources including runoff from farms, managed forests and urban areas. Such pollution may be caused by snowmelt and rainfall runoff.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) today expressed his support and excitement for increased care options being offered at the Lebanon VA Medical Center’s (VAMC) Cumberland County VA Clinic, located at 5070 Ritter Road. The clinic announced today that it will now be offering cardiology and pulmonary services on-site for more convenient and quality care service options.
HARRISBURG – In honor of the late Sen. Harold F. Mowery Jr., Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) today introduced a bill designating the bridge carrying Route 1025 over U.S. Route 11/15 in East Pennsboro Township, Cumberland County, as the “Senator Hal Mowery Memorial Bridge.”
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) to raise the age for the purchase of all tobacco, e-cigarette and like products, to age 21, with consideration for members of our armed services, has formally been introduced as House Bill 1823.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after voting for House Bill 790, the General Appropriations portion of the 2019-20 state budget, which passed the state House today by a vote of 140-62. The legislation may now be taken up by the state Senate.
HARRISBURG, PA – State lawmakers from Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District today joined together to support their Congressman in his effort to make Pennsylvania’s National Guard available to address the crisis on the southern border. Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) last week led a group of four other Pennsylvania Congressmen in a letter to Governor Wolf making the request. Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) , Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11), Rep. Scott Perry (PA-10), and Rep. Mike Kelly (PA-16) joined Joyce on the letter.
HARRISBURG – Three central Pennsylvania Republican House members traveled to Philadelphia today urging support to modify the state’s probation system. Reps. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) and Mike Jones (R-York) met with advocates and other legislators committed to reform efforts.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) announced today that Hampden Township will receive a grant from the Multimodal Transportation Fund. Hampden Township is to receive $400,000 for road improvements at the Carlisle Pike and S. Sporting Hill Road intersection in Cumberland County.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) announced today that Camp Hill Borough will receive a grant from the Multimodal Transportation Fund. Camp Hill Borough has been awarded $700,000 for pedestrian safety and streetscape improvements along Market Street in Cumberland County.
During the past three years, Pennsylvania has watched on the sidelines as the national economy has taken off and unemployment has dropped to historic lows.
The annual unemployment rate for the Commonwealth has lagged behind the national rate since 2016 by a half percent.
WHAT: Rep. Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) will be hosting an electric scooter demonstration with Rep. Stephen Kinsey (D-Philadelphia). Rothman and Kinsey will discuss their legislation which would help ease restrictions on the use of E-scooters in Pennsylvania. E-scooter providers Lime and Bird will be providing the demonstration and will answer questions.