HARRISBURG – Today the House concurred in Senate amendments to a bill, co-sponsored by Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), which would provide much-needed relief to the owners and employees of Pennsylvania’s restaurants and taverns who have been suffering under Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 mitigation orders.
BENSALEM— During a hearing of the House Majority Policy Committee hosted by Rep. K.C. Tomlinson (R-Bensalem), Dr. David Damsker,?director for the?Bucks County Health Department, announced that while the number of new COVID-19 infections have increased slightly increased, hospitalizations are down.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), who co-sponsored legislation to ensure government transparency during emergency declarations, is imploring Gov. Tom Wolf to sign the bill. Staats said the bill is needed because Wolf continues to keep Pennsylvania citizens in the dark during the COVID-19 pandemic – a time when information and answers are sorely needed.
HARRISBURG- Republican House Members from Bucks County today issued a letter to House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) requesting the House Government Oversight Committee conduct an investigation into the failure of the Unemployment Compensation program.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) voted with the bipartisan majority in the House last evening on a resolution to end Gov. Tom Wolf’s statewide emergency declaration, which would enable Pennsylvania businesses and residents to go back to work.
HARRISBURG - As Southeastern counties are now expected to be moving into the yellow phase, a bicameral group of Southeast legislators sent a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf urging the reopening of youth sports which are able to follow social distancing and safety guidelines.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Frank Farry (R-Langhorne) has introduced House Bill 2541 to allow local county commissioners, in consultation with local health officials, to reopen businesses in counties during a health emergency if certain criteria are met.
HARRISBURG – After weeks of working to safely and responsibly reopen businesses across the southeast and allow employees to once again start earning a paycheck, members of the Southeast House Republican Delegation are asking the governor to allow retail operators to offer curbside pickup for their customers.
HARRISBURG—A bicameral group of Bucks County legislators submitted a letter in support of the Bucks County Commissioners’ bipartisan effort to ask Gov. Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine to consider nursing home cases of COVD-19 separate when weighing whether to reopen Bucks County.
HARRISBURG ? Nearly two years ago, Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) sent letters to Gov. Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) expressing concern about public health following the discovery of asbestos in the East Rockhill Quarry in East Rockhill Township, Bucks County. At issue was the release of airborne fibrous asbestos from mining and rock crushing activity that threatened the health and safety of nearby school students and residents.
HARRISBURG – Small businesses impacted by the spread of coronavirus and subsequent efforts to contain it may now apply for 0% interest loans from the Commonwealth, Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) announced today.
HARRISBURG — Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) issued the following statement today regarding action he is taking in response to COVID-19 to minimize risks to public health and safety:
HARRISBURG- The State Representatives from Bucks County have come together to release the following joint statement regarding the Coronavirus:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) announced today that the SEPTA Key Card event scheduled for March 20 at his Quakertown office has been cancelled due to health concerns arising from COVID-19 and the threat to older citizens.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) announced today that the Office of the State Fire Commissioner is awarding grants to fire, ambulance and rescue squads statewide, including several in Bucks County.
HARRISBURG – Late Monday, the House unanimously approved my legislation to designate a bridge in Sellersville to the many from our community who have served in our nation’s armed forces.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) announced today that Quakertown and Sellersville boroughs will receive more than $370,000 in state recreation and conservation grants for improvements to local parks.
HARRISBURG – This week, Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law a bill sponsored by Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), which represents the most significant reform of Pennsylvania’s career and technical (CTE) education laws in more than 30 years.
HARRISBURG – By a unanimous vote, the House Liquor Control Committee today approved legislation, sponsored by Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), which would permit owners of old hotel licenses to convert them to restaurant liquor licenses.
HARRISBURG – A bill sponsored by Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), which represents the most significant reform of Pennsylvania’s career and technical (CTE) education laws in more than 30 years, passed a major hurdle today and is now on its way to becoming law.