WHAT: State Rep. Will Tallman (R-Adams/York) will present a House citation to New Oxford resident, 1st Sgt. John L. Moore Jr., a veteran of the Korean War. Moore, who enlisted in the United States Army in 1945, will be available for interviews concerning his 40 years of service to his country.
I am sure many of you remember one of our former governors proposing to reduce the number of school districts from 500 to 100. He floated the idea five years ago during his budget address to the General Assembly and it died shortly after that. This is one of many such ideas over the years have been mentioned during a Pennsylvania governor’s budget speech, which is not much more than a good starting point in the process of crafting a spending plan for the coming fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – Members of the General Assembly gathered Tuesday to hear Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2014-15. Afterward, state Rep. Will Tallman (R-Adams/York) released the following statement in reaction to the address:
I used to be one of those people who, as an emergency responder, would get “the call” on less than ideal days. As a result, I can appreciate the dedication of fire and ambulance volunteers who are there in our time of need no matter what the weather conditions might be.
HARRISBURG – The York County House Republican Delegation wishes to thank Sen. Mike Waugh (R-York County) for his years of service in the General Assembly, and for his unwavering commitment to the people of York County.
The list of high-profile issues before the General Assembly includes property tax relief and pension reform. I contend they are in fact one big issue that must be addressed as soon as possible because of the far-reaching impact on Pennsylvania taxpayers.
HARRISBURG - In an effort to decrease the size and cost of state government, the York County House Republican delegation supports House Bill 1234, which would reduce the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to 153 members. At 203 members, the state House is currently the second largest and second most expensive legislature in the country.
ABBOTTSTOWN – State Rep. Will Tallman (R-Adams/York) is inviting residents of the 193rd Legislative District to an open house he is hosting Thursday, Dec. 5, from 4-6 p.m. The event will be held in his district office, which is located at 282 West King St., Abbottstown.
HARRISBURG – In the midst of heated budget debates, Republican members of the York, Adams, and Lancaster County Delegations of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives pursued additional funding to support those who need it the most in their communities. The members’ efforts led to Act 87 of the 2012 state budget which reallocates any unspent funds distributed to counties for fiscal year 2011-12 for mental health and intellectual disability services in 2013.
HARRISBURG – Former school district employees who are convicted of crimes against a student which would require registration under Meghan’s Law would be held responsible for repayment of the costs associated with their prosecution under legislation introduced today at a Harrisburg news conference by state Rep. Will Tallman (R-Adams/York).
WHAT: State Rep. Will Tallman (R-Adams/York) will hold a news conference to discuss legislation he has introduced that addresses the numerous incidents of public school district employees who have inappropriate relationships with students.
ABBOTTSTOWN – Men and women from the 193rd Legislative District who have served our country in the military are invited to attend Veterans Appreciation Day hosted by state Rep. Will Tallman (R-Adams/York). The event will be held Friday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Tallman’s district office, located at 282 West King St., Abbottstown.
One of the greatest issues contributing to a looming fiscal crisis in Pennsylvania is the need for pension reform, which impacts all of us in one way or another. Unless the Legislature does something soon, we will endure some combination of higher property taxes, painful cuts to critical government programs and a reduction in funding of public education.
HARRISBURG – Legislation passed today by the House that was strongly supported by York County’s House Republican delegation will continue the job creation and economic development projects generated by Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) while requiring more efficient use of taxpayer dollars. Members of the delegation include House Majority Whip Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), Ron Miller (R-Jacobus), Mike Regan (R-Dillsburg) and Will Tallman (R-Hanover).
ABBOTTSTOWN – State Rep. Will Tallman (R-Adams/York) invites outdoor enthusiasts from around the 193rd District to attend his Sportsman and Concealed Carry Seminar, which will be held Thursday, Oct. 24, from 6-8 p.m., at the McSherrystown Fish and Game Association, 2 Fish and Game Road, New Oxford.