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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority has approved his $170,000 request for Londonderry Township’s Sunset Park.
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).
HARRISBURG – The Lancaster County House Republican Delegation announced a $2 million grant to benefit cancer patients by expanding Lancaster General Hospital’s Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today voted to pass House Bill 1745, the Fostering Independence Through Education Act, authored by House Education Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin). The legislation will assist children in foster care with the challenges of accessing higher educational opportunities.
HARRISBURG – Today, the Lancaster County House Republican Delegation voted in favor of a $32.7 billion budget that saves for the future while avoiding tax increases and borrowing.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives has voted to pass two pieces of school safety legislation that had been debated and approved by the House Education Committee just two weeks ago, said committee chairman Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin).
HARRISBURG – Members of the House today announced that the House Education Committee has advanced to the full House a bipartisan, nine-bill package to enhance Career and Technical Education (CTE) in Pennsylvania, according to the committee chairmen Reps. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) and James Roebuck (D-Philadelphia).
WHAT: Members of the House Education Committee will hold a press conference to explain the details of a bipartisan nine-bill package to enhance Career and Technical Education in Pennsylvania that has been reported to the full House. The package of bills is the result of hearings held and data gathered from 2016 to 2017 by the former Select Subcommittee on Technical Education and Career Readiness.
WHAT: The House Education Committee will hold an informational hearing on the status of school safety in the State of Pennsylvania and related bills before the committee.
HARRISBURG - The status of school safety in the State of Pennsylvania will be the focus of the House Education Committee hearing being held on Thursday, March 15, according to the committee chairman, Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin).
HARRISBURG – Today, the Lancaster County House Republican Delegation was present for a joint session of the General Assembly as Gov. Tom Wolf delivered his budget address for 2018-19. The $33 billion spending plan is an increase of $1.2 billion over this year’s enacted budget.
HARRISBURG – The Senate and House Education committees held a joint hearing today focusing on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Strategic System Review, said Sen. John Eichelberger (R-Blair) and Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster), chairmen of the respective committees.
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).
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.