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.

Hickernell Issues Statement on TMI Closure

May. 30, 2017 /

LONDONDERRY TOWNSHIP – Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) today issued the following statement in response to the decision to begin the process to close the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station. Hickernell represents Londonderry Township in the state House of Representatives, where the station is located, and is a member of the Senate-House Nuclear Energy Caucus.

Taking Measure of Our Schools

May. 22, 2017 /

Last week, I visited two elementary schools in one of my school districts. This is not new for me. I have visited schools in my district many times in my time as a state legislator.

Taking Measure of Our Schools

May. 22, 2017 /

Last week, I visited two elementary schools in one of my school districts. This is not new for me. I have visited schools in my district many times in my time as a state legislator.