HARRISBURG - Nearly one week shy of the state budget deadline, the House today passed a budget that fully funds the core functions of state government with no new taxes or fee increases. The 2021-22 budget includes $39.8 billion in General Fund revenues and more than $1 billion in federal pandemic relief funds. It will also set aside $2.5 billion in the state’s Rainy Day Fund, bringing it to a record $2.8 billion, and preserves more than $5 billion of federal relief funds to aid future budgets.
HARRISBURG: This evening, after many months of public hearings and debate, the House passed comprehensive election reform legislation aimed at strengthening election security and accessibility.
HARRISBURG – Minutes before the start of Tuesday’s Capitol press conference convened by Reps. Dave Zimmerman (R-Lancaster), Dan Moul (R-Adams), Clint Owlett (R- Bradford/Potter/Tioga) and John Hershey (R-Franklin/Juniata/Mifflin) about the status of the 2021 Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE), the Wolf administration emailed the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee indicating that it would move to open the Farm Show Complex.
HARRISBURG -The Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex currently contains the statewide stockpile of personal protective equipment (PPE) for use by the health care industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams) recently expressed concern about storing such a vital commodity in a building prone to flooding and vermin and urged the Wolf administration to find a more suitable location.
HARRISBURG - The Wolf administration now admits some medical supplies stored at the state Farm Show Complex have been destroyed as claimed by state lawmakers this week.
HARRISBURG -Three House committee chairmen showed up for a 9 a.m. tour of the state Farm Show Complex today to examine the personal protective equipment (PPE) stored there but were denied access because they refused to comply with unreasonable pre-conditions set by the Wolf administration.
WHAT: House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Chairman Dan Moul (R-Adams), House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee Chairwoman Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) and House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) plan to tour the state Farm Show Complex as a follow-up to recent House hearings regarding preparations for state emergencies. The Wolf Administration invited the lawmakers to inspect the facility’s storage of personal protective equipment. House members will offer comments immediately following the tour.
HARRISBURG ? House Republican leaders have announced committee assignments for the 2021-22 Legislative Session, naming Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams) chairman of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee. Moul, who this month began his eighth term in the House, will also serve on the Tourism and Recreational Development Committee, of which he has been a member since his election to the House.
HARRISBURG -Today, Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams) took the oath of office and officially began his eighth term as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – A group of state lawmakers performing extensive analysis of election data today revealed troubling discrepancies between the numbers of total votes counted and total number of voters who voted in the 2020 General Election, and as a result are questioning how the results of the presidential election could possibly have been certified by Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar and Governor Tom Wolf. These findings are in addition to prior concerns regarding actions by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Secretary, and others impacting the conduct of the election.
After nearly a year and more than 320,000 deaths from COVID-19, we have finally received some promising news. Two new vaccines have now been approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for distribution in the United States. In fact, the first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine have already begun arriving in the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – According to Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams) a recent court case in Pittsburgh confirmed that Gov. Tom Wolf’s actions to shut down Pennsylvania’s economy and put hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians out of work violated the constitutional rights of Pennsylvania citizens.
A recent court case in Pittsburgh confirmed that Gov. Tom Wolf’s actions to shut down our economy and put hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians out of work violated our constitutional rights.
HARRISBURG – Today, the House voted 112 to 90 to advance an election reform bill, sponsored by Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams), which would address the timelines and handling of mail-in ballots and help ensure the integrity of Pennsylvania’s elections.
After months of keeping Pennsylvania citizens in the dark during the COVID-19 pandemic, a time when information and answers are sorely needed, Gov. Tom Wolf reluctantly allowed a bill that will force his administration to be transparent to become law without his signature.
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf plans to veto a transparency bill that received unanimous support in the Legislature, continuing his attempts to quash the right of the public and press to question state government officials. In response, local House Republicans from York and Adams counties, which include Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover), who authored House Bill 2463; Kate Klunk (R-Hanover); Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg); Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg); Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown); Mike Jones (R-York Township) and House Appropriations Chairman Rep. Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – By unanimous votes this week, the House passed two bills sponsored by Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams) that would make technical changes and clarify provisions in the Borough Code to better assist local governments, and would help distressed municipalities better manage their financial condition.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams) voted last evening on a House resolution to end Gov. Tom Wolf’s statewide emergency declaration, freeing Pennsylvania businesses and residents to safely go back to work.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today approved a responsible, short-term $25.8 billion budget that runs through November. In response, the Republican House delegation from York and Adams counites, who are House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam), issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf yesterday vetoed legislation approved by both chambers of the General Assembly, only to turn around 120 minutes later to enact the same measure by executive fiat.