Lancaster House Member Makes Pennsylvania History

Sep. 09, 2020 /

Lancaster House Member Makes Pennsylvania History

Last week, I experienced one of the highlights of my time serving in the House of Representatives. I was honored to have been asked by now Speaker Cutler to give his nomination speech and officially place his name before the members as a candidate for Speaker.

Hickernell Temporarily Closes Offices to Walk-In Service

Mar. 17, 2020 /

ELIZABETHTOWN – Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-West Donegal) announced that starting tomorrow, March 18, he will temporarily close his district offices in Elizabethtown and Columbia boroughs to walk-in visitors in an attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19, commonly referred to as the coronavirus.

Don’t Forget to License Your Dog for 2020

Jan. 09, 2020 /

The Department of Agriculture is reminding dog owners to be sure they obtain a license for 2020. All dogs three months of age and older are required to be licensed. The fee for an annual license is $6.50, or $8.50 if the dog is not spayed or neutered.

Aument, Hickernell Announce Major Flood Control Grant for Mount Joy Borough

Sep. 18, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) and Sen. Ryan Aument (R-Lancaster) announced that today, the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) met and approved a $176,022 grant to allow Mount Joy Borough to proceed with its stormwater basin rehabilitation project to alleviate flooding within the borough.

Another Major Hickernell Bill to Help Foster Children Become Law

Jul. 02, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Hickernell’s (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) Fostering Independence Through Education Waiver legislation was signed into law by the governor Friday as part of House Bill 1615. The new law will assist children in foster care with the challenges of accessing higher educational opportunities.

Hickernell/Readshaw License Portability Bill on Governor’s Desk

Jun. 28, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Professional Licensure Committee Chairman Dave Hickernell and Democratic Chairman Harry Readshaw to remove the barriers for licensees entering Pennsylvania is on Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk and is expected to be signed into law.

Lancaster County House Republican Delegation Approves of Budget Aimed at Taxpayers and Economic Growth

Jun. 25, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Today, the Lancaster County House Republican Delegation voted to pass a 2019-20 spending plan for the Commonwealth built upon a foundation of five principles to serve Pennsylvania taxpayers – saving for the future; fiscal management; thrift; investing in our future by boosting education; and instilling policies to foster economic growth. This plan also addresses Lancaster County priorities such as agriculture and Thaddeus Stevens College.

Hickernell Statement on Three Mile Island Closure

May. 08, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) today expressed disappointment and sadness on Exelon Corporation’s announcement that Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear energy station will be shut down. Hickernell represents Londonderry Township, home of Three Mile Island, and issued the following statement:

Hickernell to Host 2018 Senior Expo in October

Sep. 27, 2018 /

ELIZABETHTOWN – Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) invites seniors residing in the 98th Legislative District and their families to his 2018 Senior Expo on Friday, Oct. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Freemasons Cultural Center in the Masonic Village in Elizabethtown.

Hickernell Announces $1 Million Grant for E-Town College

Sep. 12, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – A Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant for $1 million for Elizabethtown College was approved by the Wolf administration on Tuesday, said Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin).

Final Budget Includes $60 Million for School Safety

Jun. 29, 2018 /

School districts across Pennsylvania are developing and implementing strategies and security plans to help increase school safety and keep Pennsylvania students safe. As the House Education Committee chairman, I held a lengthy hearing on this topic which included four panels and 14 witnesses, earlier this year in preparation for the 2018-19 state budget.