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HARRISBURG – Today, the Lancaster County House Republican Delegation was present for a joint session of the General Assembly as Gov. Tom Wolf delivered his budget address for 2018-19. The $33 billion spending plan is an increase of $1.2 billion over this year’s enacted budget.
HARRISBURG – By unanimous votes today, the Senate passed two bills, sponsored by Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster), which would provide nonprofit organizations with a clear financial reporting standard that is aligned with federal requirements.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster) announced today that West Lampeter Township has been awarded a $250,000 state grant for rehabilitation and further development of Village Park.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster) announced today that West Earl Township has been approved for a $1 million multimodal transportation grant for pedestrian and roadway improvements along the Oregon Pike that aims to create jobs and boost economic growth in the area.
HARRISBURG – Last night, the House passed a responsible plan to pay for Gov. Tom Wolf’s spending deficit and to fund the 2017-18 budget without any tax increases or borrowing.
HARRISBURG – To recognize and honor local Vietnam veterans, the Lancaster County Delegation is hosting a commemorative ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at Hempfield High School, Performing Arts Center, 200 Stanley Ave., Landisville. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m.
HARRISBURG –The House of Representatives voted to approve legislation to ensure our Medicaid assistance program remains solvent and available to those who truly need it.
HARRISBURG – On Thursday, the state House passed pension reform legislation with bipartisan support that would reduce the unfunded liability by $5 billion and provide all new state and school district employees with three plan options, including two hybrid choices and a defined contribution-only plan. The bill now awaits Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature.
HARRISBURG – On Sunday, the state Senate began the process of moving pension reform legislation. In anticipation that the Senate will complete its work on the measure, Senate Bill 1, and send it to the House, House leadership has scheduled Thursday as a legislative work day. The hope is to put the legislation on Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk by week’s end.
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County House Republican Delegation voted in favor of a budget that would provide greater government efficiency, allowing for an increase in education funding without borrowing or new taxes.
By Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster)
HARRISBURG – Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster) is pleased to learn that Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Inc. – one of Lancaster County’s largest employers – will substantially expand its operation in Upper Leacock Township to create as many as 350 new jobs.
HARRISBURG – Today, Gov. Tom Wolf addressed a joint session of the General Assembly on his administration’s 2017-18 budget proposal.
HARRISBURG – This week, the House organized for the 2017-18 legislative session and named Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster) to four key House committees that will give him an active role in addressing the Commonwealth’s most pressing challenges.
As the 2017-18 session of the General Assembly began last week with the swearing-in of members of the House of Representatives and Senate, much work needs to be done to address the many pressing needs of the commonwealth. They include property tax reform, pension reform and timely adoption of a fiscally responsible state budget.