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06/08/2017
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.
06/05/2017
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.
04/04/2017
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.
03/23/2017
By Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster)
03/02/2017
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.
02/07/2017
HARRISBURG – Today, Gov. Tom Wolf addressed a joint session of the General Assembly on his administration’s 2017-18 budget proposal.
01/26/2017
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.
01/18/2017
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.
09/14/2016
HARRISBURG- Today, state Rep. Keith J. Greiner, CPA, (R-Upper Leacock) announced the introduction of legislation to toughen penalties for repeat driving-under-the-influence (DUI) offenders.
08/17/2016
In 2015, at the start of my second term, I read an article in the newspaper that detailed the gruesome and despicable treatment of dogs at the hands of their owner who ran an unlicensed kennel in Upper Leacock Township.
06/28/2016
HARRISBURG- Members of the Lancaster County House Republican Delegation today voted to support a fiscally responsible state budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The budget totals $31.55 billion—nearly $2 billion less than originally proposed by Gov. Tom Wolf and does not include any broad-based tax increases. Wolf previously had proposed more than $3 billion in tax increases, including an 11 percent increase in the Personal Income Tax.
06/15/2016
HARRISBURG – At a Capitol news conference today, legislators, families of driving under the influence (DUI) victims, and advocacy groups showed their support for Pennsylvania’s new ignition interlock law, saying it will save lives and prevent repeat drunk driving attempts.
06/15/2016
Recently, the LNP reported that Lancaster County has the third most sex-abuse prosecutions over the past three years of any county across the Commonwealth. That figure is startling, but it is not because there are more sex offenders located in Lancaster County. Instead, we are putting more child predators in jail because of the tireless efforts of local law enforcement, District Attorney Craig Stedman and Assistant District Attorney Karen Mansfield.
06/14/2016
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County House Republican Delegation this afternoon voted for forward momentum in protecting taxpayers from rising property taxes and safeguarding retirement benefits earned by current retirees and employees in the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) and the State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS). The public pension reform measure would create a hybrid 401(k)-style and cash balance plan only for future state and school employees who first begin service on Jan. 1, 2018, or July 1, 2018, respectively.
06/07/2016
WHAT: State Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster), State Sen. John Rafferty (R-Montgomery/Chester), representatives of Mothers Against Drunk Driving and other advocacy groups will hold a news conference to discuss the state’s new ignition interlock law, Act 33 of 2016, including how the law will be implemented, specific provisions, and public education efforts. The law, passed in May after six years of effort and advocacy, would require most first-time offenders of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) to install ignition interlocks on their vehicles for at least one year.