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PA House Podcast Session Week Wrap - 10/25/19

Oct. 25, 2019  Download

This PA House Podcast – Weekly Session Wrap-Up for the week ending October 25, 2019 is now available. This brief public affairs report may be used in its entirety or edited for actualities to use in state government news coverage. Topics discussed in this week’s program include: • Helping our Struggling Volunteer Agencies • Legislation to Provide Tuition Assistance • Bills to Allow Property Tax Credits

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Brooks Says Emergency Volunteers Deserve More

Oct. 24, 2019  Download

The Pennsylvania House has begun to move a package of bills designed to help reinforce Pennsylvania’s ailing volunteer fire and emergency medical services companies. The Helpers and Heroes Package addresses an alarming decline in emergency services volunteers over recent years.

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Rep. Brooks Comments Following the PA House Swearing-In Ceremony and the Opening of the 2019-20 Legislative Session

Jan. 01, 2019  Download

Members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives were sworn in Tuesday in Harrisburg with the members taking the oath of office in the House chamber at noon to officially begin the 2019-20 legislative session. Republicans hold a 110-93 majority in the House with 19 newly elected Republican members. This is the fifth consecutive term that Republicans have retained majority control of the PA House. Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) offered comments on the swearing-in ceremony and opening of the new legislative session.