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HARRISBURG – Today, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed four pieces of legislation designed to update and improve the Commonwealth’s charter school law. These measures are authored by Reps. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset), Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset), Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) and Jim Marshall (R-Beaver/Butler).
HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders reacted to the governor’s call to increase state spending by nearly $1 billion for fiscal year 2019-20. The governor presented his $34 billion spending proposal today in front of a joint session of the General Assembly.
By acclamation, Turzai elected caucus-designee for speaker and Cutler elected majority leader
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would provide a support system for students whose parents or guardians are deployed on active duty for the nation’s military is on its way to the governor’s desk, said Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset), author of the bill.
MT. PLEASANT -- Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland) is inviting senior citizens and their family members and caregivers to his Senior Expo on Thursday, Oct. 25.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) today announced a $136,786 flood mitigation grant has been awarded to Mount Pleasant Township.
LIGONIER -- Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) announced he will be hosting a Drug Awareness Forum to offer parents and residents opportunities to learn more about the addiction problems impacting western Pennsylvania. The event will take place Thursday, Nov. 16, from 5-7 p.m. at the Ligonier Valley High School Auditorium.
It’s important to address the concerns raised by Westmoreland Conservation District Board Chairman Ronald Rohall who authored a Sept. 21 commentary regarding the House- approved budget revenue plan, also known as the Taxpayer Protection Plan.
By Reps. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) and Seth Grove (R-York).
This editorial is not going to be about expanding consumer choice.
Over the past few weeks I have read many articles and emails that contain falsehoods regarding House Bill 97, my comprehensive charter reform legislation that passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support in April.
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.
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.
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.
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.