HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today voted in favor of a short-term budget that will fully fund our schools and maintain government services for residents in accordance with the severe economic constraints facing our Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvania’s unemployment statistics continue to rise, and the COVID-19 ‘curve’ is flattened, the House of Representatives sent a plan to allow counties to develop and implement their own COVID-19 mitigation plans for businesses to the Governor’s desk.
HARRISBURG - Reps. Steve Mentzer (R-Lancaster) and Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster) have introduced House Bill 2524, which would establish a pilot program that would allow employers to test their employees for COVID-19 antibodies when they return to work.
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster Republican Delegation to the House of Representatives today listened to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal before a joint session of the General Assembly where the governor ask for $2 billion in new spending over the current budget and $5 billion in new taxpayer debt.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster) today announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) board has approved a $50,000 grant for Fox Meadows Creamery Inc. in Upper Leacock Township.
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Throughout our time in office these past seven years serving as state representatives in Lancaster County, we have fought hard for the workers and taxpayers who seek an opportunity to achieve the American Dream. We work in Harrisburg for the same vision that Thaddeus Stevens once fought for as a state representative and later a United States congressman -- equal opportunity.
HARRISBURG – Today, the Lancaster County House Republican Delegation voted to pass a 2019-20 spending plan for the Commonwealth built upon a foundation of five principles to serve Pennsylvania taxpayers – saving for the future; fiscal management; thrift; investing in our future by boosting education; and instilling policies to foster economic growth. This plan also addresses Lancaster County priorities such as agriculture and Thaddeus Stevens College.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster) is sponsoring legislation to address certain ambiguities and shortcomings in the recently expanded Pennsylvania Personal Income Tax withholding provisions applicable to nonresident nonemployee compensation and real estate lease payments. House Bill 926, which was introduced this week, would provide businesses with more clarity in meeting their compliance responsibilities, mitigate payor liability for good faith compliance with the withholding provisions, consolidate withholding, remittance and reporting provisions, and repeal certain reporting requirements.
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 2019-20. The $34.15 billion spending plan is an increase of $927 million over the current enacted budget.
HARRISBURG – House leaders have named Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster) to remain on four key House committees, three of which give him an active role in addressing many of the Commonwealth’s most pressing financial issues.
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HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Keith Greiner (R-Lancaster) and now on its way to the governor’s desk would designate a bridge over the Conestoga River in West Earl Township in memory of Sgt. Melvin R. Wink of Lancaster County.
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County House Republican Delegation announced a $2 million grant to benefit cancer patients by expanding Lancaster General Hospital’s Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute.
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 – 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.
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.
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.