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HARRISBURG – Today, the House unanimously approved legislation, sponsored by Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams), which aims to protect the rights of property owners who provide reasonable accommodation for tenants with disabilities, and establishes penalties for those who misrepresent themselves or their assistance animal.
HARRISBURG – At a Capitol news conference this morning with Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams) expressed his appreciation and support for the auditor general who will soon embark on the Commonwealth’s first-ever audit of the Susquehanna and Delaware River Basin commissions.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams) said the $33 billion budget, proposed today by Gov. Tom Wolf, would increase state spending by more than $1 billion. While far more modest than the governor’s previous budget proposals, Moul said the governor’s budget could be much higher than it would appear.
HARRISBURG – With the state budget process soon to begin, members of the Common Sense Caucus (CSC), a group of 18 rank-and-file Republican members from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, are calling on negotiators to control spending and hold the line on taxes.
WHAT: Members of the Common Sense Caucus (CSC), a group of 18 rank-and-file Republican members from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, will host a news conference to discuss Gov. Tom Wolf’s upcoming budget address, which will be presented to the General Assembly on Tuesday, Feb. 6. The legislators will preview what they anticipate to be part of the governor’s proposed spending plan for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – Members of the newly formed Common Sense Caucus (CSC) participated in a state Capitol news conference Tuesday to discuss and support a package of legislation designed to reform Pennsylvania’s welfare system. The package, which consists of more than one dozen bills, addresses a variety of issues ranging from employment incentives and child support protection to residency and work requirements.
HARRISBURG – Motivated by the light cast upon the Commonwealth’s current, failing budget system and policies over the past five months, an ad-hoc budget group of 18 rank-and-file House Republican members refused to stop with the submission of a no-tax-or-borrow budget revenue proposal. The group, which proposed using tax dollars stowed away in reserve accounts instead of increasing taxes, has continued to meet weekly since the submission of the proposal, and has formally organized as the Common Sense Caucus (CSC).
House members gathered for a Capitol news conference in support of House Bill 59 – the human services code bill to this year’s budget, which is sponsored by Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams).
Legislation to help those truly in need, prevent waste, pave pathway to prosperity
By State Reps. Joe Emrick (R-Northampton County) and Dan Moul (R-Adams County)
WHAT: In light of the absence of a final revenue plan for the 2017-18 fiscal year, a 17-member group of state House legislators will present its plan to close out and fully fund the state budget without the need for raising taxes on hard-working Pennsylvanians. The proposal is an alternative to legislation passed by the Senate and endorsed by Gov. Tom Wolf that would increase taxes on consumers’ natural gas, electric and telephone bills; as well as borrow more than $1.3 billion.
NEW CUMBERLAND – House members of the Pennsylvania Taxpayers’ Caucus received input during a hearing at the Fairview Township Fire Company on Tuesday about how the proposed Senate tax increases would drive businesses from the state and people from their homes if the legislation is signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf.
Faced with a budget deficit that exceeds $2 billion, the House this week passed a welfare reform bill that I sponsored, which would establish work requirements for people on public assistance and preserve the continuity of care for Pennsylvania’s most vulnerable citizens.
HARRISBURG – The state House on Tuesday passed House Bill 59, a key piece of the state budget package, on a predominately party-line vote. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), amends the Human Services Code to mandate work requirements for individuals on public assistance who are able to work and choose not to. It also reforms Pennsylvania’s Medical Assistance program to ensure the administration operates these critical programs within the appropriated budget to reduce executive overspending, while ensuring care for the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable citizens.