HARRISBURG – Legislation that would officially provide armed forces recruiters further access to secondary students in Pennsylvania’s public schools was passed overwhelmingly today by the state House. House Bill 2106, authored by state Rep. Will Tallman (R-Adams/York), may now be taken up by the full House.
HARRISBURG – Standing up for York County residents who help keep our servicemen and servicewomen as safe as possible in the line of fire, the York County House Delegation supports House Resolution 597, which urges the United States Army to reconsider temporary suspension of Bradley Armored Fighting Vehicle production. The resolution was passed today by the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.
A popular car manufacturer produced commercials a few years ago that attempted to label its brand the “pursuit of perfection.” Often times, in the process of searching for a solution to a problem, we attempt to do the same in crafting the “perfect bill.”
ABBOTTSTOWN – State Rep. Will Tallman (R-Adams/York) is inviting residents of the 193rd Legislative District to attend any in a series of outreach events he has scheduled for the upcoming months. Kicking off the schedule are five legislative breakfasts.
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.