Contact Information 
District Offices
236 Locust Street
Columbia, PA 17512

Phone: (717) 684-5525
Fax: (717) 684-2538

222 S. Market Street, Suite 103
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Phone: (717) 367-5525
Fax: (717) 367-6425

Capitol Office
43A East Wing
PO Box 202098
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2098
Phone: (717) 783-2076
Fax: (717) 787-9175
Latest News
09/19/2017
HARRISBURG – Sen. John Eichelberger (R-30th) and Rep. Dave Hickernell (Lancaster/Dauphin), Majority Chairmen of the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s Senate and House Education Committees (respectively), are deeply disappointed that the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) largely ignored legislative comments and input on the promulgation of a Consolidated State Plan for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
09/14/2017
HARRISBURG – Last night, the House passed a responsible plan to pay for Gov. Tom Wolf’s spending deficit and to fund the 2017-18 budget without any tax increases or borrowing.
08/07/2017
HARRISBURG – To recognize and honor local Vietnam veterans, the Lancaster County Delegation is hosting a commemorative ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at Hempfield High School, Performing Arts Center, 200 Stanley Ave., Landisville. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m.
07/12/2017
HARRISBURG –The House of Representatives voted to approve legislation to ensure our Medicaid assistance program remains solvent and available to those who truly need it.
06/08/2017
HARRISBURG – On Thursday, the state House passed pension reform legislation with bipartisan support that would reduce the unfunded liability by $5 billion and provide all new state and school district employees with three plan options, including two hybrid choices and a defined contribution-only plan. The bill now awaits Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature.
06/05/2017
HARRISBURG – On Sunday, the state Senate began the process of moving pension reform legislation. In anticipation that the Senate will complete its work on the measure, Senate Bill 1, and send it to the House, House leadership has scheduled Thursday as a legislative work day. The hope is to put the legislation on Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk by week’s end.
05/30/2017
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.
04/04/2017
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County House Republican Delegation voted in favor of a budget that would provide greater government efficiency, allowing for an increase in education funding without borrowing or new taxes.
02/07/2017
HARRISBURG – Today, Gov. Tom Wolf addressed a joint session of the General Assembly on his administration’s 2017-18 budget proposal.
01/10/2017
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House of Representatives Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) has announced that Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) has been named majority chairman of the House Education Committee.
10/13/2016
ELIZABETHTOWN – Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) invites seniors residing in the 98th Legislative District and their families to his 2016 Senior Expo on Friday, Oct. 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Freemasons Cultural Center in the Masonic Village in Elizabethtown.
06/28/2016
HARRISBURG- Members of the Lancaster County House Republican Delegation today voted to support a fiscally responsible state budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The budget totals $31.55 billion—nearly $2 billion less than originally proposed by Gov. Tom Wolf and does not include any broad-based tax increases. Wolf previously had proposed more than $3 billion in tax increases, including an 11 percent increase in the Personal Income Tax.
06/14/2016
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County House Republican Delegation this afternoon voted for forward momentum in protecting taxpayers from rising property taxes and safeguarding retirement benefits earned by current retirees and employees in the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) and the State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS). The public pension reform measure would create a hybrid 401(k)-style and cash balance plan only for future state and school employees who first begin service on Jan. 1, 2018, or July 1, 2018, respectively.
06/13/2016
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County House Republican delegation – State Reps. Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom), Mindy Fee (R-Manheim), Keith J. Greiner (R-Upper Leacock), Dave Hickernell (R-West Donegal), Steve Mentzer (R-Lititz), Brett Miller (R-East Hempfield) and Dave Zimmerman (R-East Earl) – issued the following statement regarding the Sunday terrorist attack in Orlando, Fl., that left nearly 50 dead and over 50 wounded:
06/07/2016
WHAT: Chronic wasting disease (CWD) will be the subject of a joint informational meeting of the House Game and Fisheries and Tourism and Recreational Development committees. CWD, which can be fatal, was recently detected in 12 white-tailed deer in southcentral Pennsylvania, the only area of the state where CWD has been found in free-ranging deer. The impact on the Commonwealth’s hunting and tourism industries will be the subject of discussion.