Mehaffie, House Majority Policy Committee to Explore Topic of Nursing Shortages

Nov. 26, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Tom Mehaffie will host the House Majority Policy Committee led by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) for a hearing on the workforce crisis in the nursing industry. Information will be presented about nurse staffing standards, the impacts of nurse shortages on patient care and the struggles involved with maintaining a skilled workforce.

Cutler, Benninghoff Discuss Legislative Agenda

Sep. 20, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), held a press conference Monday morning discussing the legislative agenda for the House of Representatives for the next few weeks.

Hearing Highlights Challenges of Property Tax Elimination in PA

Aug. 30, 2021 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon), a leading advocate for property tax elimination, hosted a public hearing of the House Majority Policy Committee at the Lebanon Valley Expo Center today to examine the complexities of property tax elimination in Pennsylvania and gain a better understanding of what is needed for such a plan to be successful.

Hamm, Wheeland Co-Host Policy Committee to Discuss Economic Growth

Aug. 18, 2021 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – Working toward the goal of economic recovery and growth for Pennsylvania, Reps. Joe Hamm (R-Lycoming/Union) and Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) co-hosted a panel of educational, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and business leaders before the House Majority Policy Committee in Lycoming County on Tuesday to address the issues facing Pennsylvania businesses today.

Policy Committee to Discuss Growing PA’s Economy in Williamsport

Aug. 13, 2021 /

WHAT: At the invitation of Reps. Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) and Joe Hamm (R-Lycoming/Union), the House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), is hosting a hearing to continue the discussion of how best to grow Pennsylvania’s economy.

Mercuri, Mizgorski Co-Host Hearing on Growing Pennsylvania’s Economy, Jobs of the Future

Jul. 28, 2021 /

GIBSONIA – As we continue to push past the COVID-19 pandemic, the question remains: How do we get Pennsylvania’s economy back on track? Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) and Rep. Lori Mizgorski (R-Allegheny) co-hosted a panel consisting of education, innovation and economic growth leaders who testified before the House Majority Policy Committee on Wednesday to discuss how the economy could reach its peak.

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.

Policy Committee Asks: Do We Really Need All Those Regulations?

Apr. 23, 2021 /

WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), will hold a hearing to highlight regulations suspended by the Wolf administration over the past year and discuss the need to reinstate them or not.

Pennsylvania Employers to House Republicans: Get Government Out of the Way

Apr. 20, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) held a press conference Tuesday where the Policy Committee released a report of answers and policy suggestions in response to a survey sent to Pennsylvania employers back in February.

Benninghoff, Causer to Discuss Small Business Economic Recovery

Apr. 19, 2021 /

WHO: PA House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), PA House Majority Policy Chairman Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), and representatives from the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association and the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry.

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.

Lewis DelRosso, Others Hear from Local Business Owners About Rebuilding Economy

Mar. 09, 2021 /

Lewis DelRosso, Others Hear from Local Business Owners About Rebuilding Economy

INDIANA TOWNSHIP – Rep. Carrie Lewis DelRosso (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland), in a partnership with House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), hosted a hearing to receive testimony from local business owners and economic development leaders on how the economy can be regrown in the southwestern region of the state. Solutions will be used to inform legislation to help the area “Build Back Better.”

Lewis DelRosso, Others to Hear from Local Business Owners About Rebuilding Economy

Mar. 05, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Carrie Lewis DelRosso (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland), in a partnership with House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), will host a hearing to receive testimony from local business owners and economic development leaders on how the economy can be regrown in the southwestern region of the state. Solutions will focus on how the area can “Build Back Better.”

Governor’s Budget Would Further Harm Struggling Employers, Causer Says

Mar. 03, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), heard testimony Wednesday reaffirming the potentially devastating economic impacts of Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal on businesses already struggling due to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.