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04/25/2017
HARRISBURG – A bill authored by Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) aimed at improving charter and cyber charter education in Pennsylvania was passed by the House on Tuesday.
04/25/2017
HARRISBURG - Legislation to allow hotel and restaurant licensees to begin selling distilled spirits was passed Tuesday to continue efforts to improve consumer convenience for wine and spirit sales in the Commonwealth. Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) called his proposal, House Bill 438, another step to withdraw Pennsylvania from the business of selling alcohol.
01/25/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) today announced he will serve on several House committees in the 2017-18 Session. Reese will serve as chairman of the House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation and the House Education Subcommittee on Basic Education, and will be a member of the House Consumer Affairs and Liquor Control committees.
09/21/2016
HARRISBURG -- Legislation to allow hotel and restaurant licensees to begin selling distilled liquor was introduced Wednesday as a means to further improve Pennsylvania’s liquor laws. The bill’s author, Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset), called his proposal another step to make purchasing spirits more consumer friendly and withdraw Pennsylvania from the business of selling alcohol.
02/09/2016
HARRISBURG – Legislation to require customer approval before information gathered by the new “smart meter” technology deployed by many electric utility companies can be shared with government agencies was approved unanimously by the House today, said Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset).
12/18/2015
HARRISBURG – Representatives. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) and Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) today congratulated Conemaugh Township native David Reddecliff upon his election as chief clerk of the House of Representatives last week.
11/17/2015
HARRISBURG- Reps. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) and Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement concerning the placement of Syrian refugees in Pennsylvania:
10/08/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) today issued the following statement after legislation containing tax increases totaling $3.8 billion over two years was soundly defeated on the House floor with a bipartisan, 73 to 127 vote.
04/22/2015
HARRISBURG -- Reps. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) and Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) are supporting a bill that would prohibit the use of public assistance cards issued by the Department of Human Services for the purchasing of tobacco.
03/04/2015
HARRISBURG -- House Bill 530, which is intended to make improvements and reforms in the operation of charter and cyber charter schools in Pennsylvania, was approved 118-78 by the House this week, said Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset), author of the proposal.
02/27/2015
HARRISBURG -- A bill authored by Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) aimed at improving charter and cyber education in Pennsylvania was passed by the House Education Committee on Wednesday.
10/21/2014
HARRISBURG- Rep. Mike Reese (R-Mount Pleasant) and Sen. Kim Ward (R-Greensburg) announced Wednesday that two projects in their legislative districts have been awarded grants through the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Finance Authority’s (CFA) Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program.
06/27/2014
HARRISBURG – State Reps. Tim Krieger (R-Delmont), Mike Reese (R-Mt. Pleasant), Eli Evankovich (R-Murrysville) and George Dunbar (R-Penn Township) issued the following statements regarding the comprehensive transition agreement announced today by Highmark/UPMC. The agreement covers how and where patients can receive health care after the contract between the two organizations expires in 2015.
05/28/2014
GREENSBURG –State Reps. Tim Krieger, Mike Reese, George Dunbar and Eli Evankovich issued the following statement today in support of the Catholic Diocese of Greensburg becoming the third diocese in western Pennsylvania to file a federal lawsuit on the grounds that the Affordable Care Act infringes upon the religious beliefs of the Roman Catholic Church.
05/13/2014
HARRISBURG -- Hours after a report regarding possible improvements to Pennsylvania’s charter and cyber charter education system was made public by the Pennsylvania Office of the Auditor General, Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Fayette) was quick to identify similarities to the report and legislation he helped author almost a year ago.