HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) has called Gov. Tom Wolf’s Transportation Funding Commission’s recommendations "ill-timed and short-sighted" given the federal discussion on transportation infrastructure funding and Pennsylvania’s stagnant economic recovery. The Transportation Funding Commission was formed by Wolf in March... Read More.
After Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a directive Monday that flags on state government buildings to be flown at half-staff and state landmarks to be lit red, white and blue on Sunday, May 30, and Monday Memorial Day, May 31, to honor the essential workers... Read More.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) said Tuesday that Pennsylvania should not follow states like New York in adopting or developing so-called “vaccine passports” that provide proof that passport holders have received the COVID-19 vaccine or recently tested negative for COVID-19. “Every... Read More.
New York Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt has issued a formal letter to the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) demanding the Commission immediately hold a meeting to formally commence a full and comprehensive investigation into the latest troubling allegations that Cuomo has broken... Read More.
U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, a Republican from the Corning area whose 23rd District includes a portion of Tioga County, said Sunday he will not run for re-election in 2022 nor seek the GOP nod to run for New York governor in 2022 as he has said previuosly he was... Read More.
As the New York State Budget picture begins to emerge, Sen. Fred Akshar, 52nd District, and fellow members of the Senate Republican Conference, have sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins urging her and the Democratic Conference to reject a proposed tax hike... Read More.
Nick Langworthy, chairman of the Republican Party in New York, issued this statement Thursday in response to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's repeated public talk of tax and fee increases amid the financial crisis caused by COVID-19 on... Read More.