House Approves Legislation to Protect Access to Ventilator, Tracheostomy Care

Jun. 08, 2021 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – The House today passed legislation authored by Reps. Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) and Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) that would dedicate additional Medicaid funding to facilities demonstrating a significant commitment to care for those on a ventilator or with a tracheostomy and create an incentive to facilities to expand geographic access to this type of care.

PA House Republican Leaders to Seek Impeachment of Philadelphia City Commissioners if State Election Law is Not Followed

Jun. 02, 2021 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – The Republican Leaders of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) Friday sent a letter to Philadelphia City Commissioners Lisa Deely and Omar Sabir making it clear that if the commissioners continue to intentionally violate the plain language of the Pennsylvania Election Code and their oath of office, then they will face impeachment proceedings.

The Mehaffie Message 5/21/21 - Emailed Newsletter

May. 21, 2021 / Press Release

The Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) announced last week that Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate has fallen low enough to automatically conclude the Extended Benefits (EB) program effective the claim week ending Saturday, May 15.

Johnstown-Area Businesses Outline COVID-19 Rebound Challenges, Say Rigby, Causer

May. 21, 2021 / Press Release

JOHNSTOWN – In continuing to gather information on how Pennsylvania businesses are currently functioning following the COVID-19 pandemic and what assistance they may need moving forward, Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) along with House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and members of the committee met with area businesses and organizations to discuss how the COVID-19 mitigation orders impacted their past and current daily operations.

Report Highlights Need for Election Reform

May. 20, 2021 / Press Release

Pennsylvania’s election law is rife with fatal flaws, all of which must be fixed so voter confidence in the process is restored and they have faith in the election results. Some of those flaws again reared their heads during the 2021 Primary Election, which featured major issues, such as the lack of ballots at some polling places.

Heffley and Committee Examine Potential Impact of Francis E. Walter Dam Reevaluation Study on Region’s Economy

Mar. 18, 2021 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – At the request of Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), the House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), today convened a public hearing to discuss issues related to the ongoing reevaluation study of the Francis E. Walter Dam and Reservoir by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The proceedings were conducted virtually.