HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) today announced the following fire and EMS companies that serve the 145th District received grants from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and Office of the State Fire Commissioner (OSFC).
HARRISBURG – Reps. Shelby Labs (R-Bucks) and Craig Staats (R-Bucks) announced today that Upper Bucks County Technical School was awarded an $85,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s (PDE) Competitive Equipment Grants.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) issued the following statement today on Gov. Josh Shapiro’s $48.3 billion proposed budget, which would increase state spending by 8.4%, or $3.7 billion, over the current fiscal year:
HARRISBURG- Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) today announced he will co-sponsor a resolution with House Minority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) condemning the Biden administration’s proposal to remove a statue of William Penn from Welcome Park in Philadelphia during its upcoming renovation.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), Shelby Labs (R-Bucks), Joe Hogan (R-Bucks), K.C. Tomlinson (R-Bucks) and Kristin Marcell (R-Bucks) today announced that the Bucks County Historical Society (BCHS) has received a $4,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) was presented with the Institute for Legislative Analysis (ILA) “Charlie Gerow Award: Defender of Limited Government.”
HARRISBURG – Today, state Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) stands with the nation of Israel and strongly condemns the recent terrorist attacks from Hamas that began last weekend. He issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) criticized Gov. Josh Shapiro Thursday for his continued lack of transparency and unwillingness to work with the state Legislature regarding his implementation of an automatic voter registration system in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) said Thursday he will soon be introducing legislation to put more teeth in campaign finance law compliance when third parties request documentation of reimbursements not already itemized in campaign finance reports.
I was, I think along with many of you, at least hopeful with the tone of Gov. Josh Shapiro’s February budget address to our state. The governor promised greater unity in our government, pledging he would personally help bridge the gap between our divided legislature. Sadly, Gov. Shapiro has not held up his end of the bargain on a promise he made.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) this week hosted a House Policy Committee hearing at Upper Bucks County Technical School (UBCTS) focused on opportunities, workforce outcomes and challenges of career and technical education schools throughout Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) has recently been appointed to serve on the Commission on Education and Economic Competitiveness for the 2023-24 Legislative Session.
HARRISBURG –Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) has been reappointed to the Education, Liquor Control and State Government committees and will serve as deputy chair of the Policy Committee for the new session. Staats was also named again as chairman of the Education Subcommittee on Career and Technical Education (CTE).
As February is Career and Technical Education Month, I want to remind everyone, especially our high school students unsure of the path forward, that careers are not one-size, fits-all, and neither is higher education.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) was again named to serve as a deputy chair for the House Republican Policy Committee during the 2023-24 Legislative Session.
HARRISBURG—Reps. Craig Staats (R-Quakertown) and Shelby Labs (R-Plumstead) today announced that the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) has approved a grant to extend public drinking water to homes that currently use wells contaminated by PFAS, a fire suppressant linked to cancer.
HARRISBURG – With Election Day looming, Reps. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) and Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) were joined by more than a dozen of their House colleagues in sending a letter to acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman today, insisting that she immediately issue a directive to county election officials on the proper handling of absentee and mail-in ballots.
HARRISBURG – The House this week approved a measure with bi-partisan support to cut the Corporate Net Income Tax (CNIT) on Pennsylvania businesses, announced Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), who voted in favored of the legislation.
HARRISBURG – Klover SEPA, Inc. of Richland Township has acquired Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RCAP) funding for manufacturing expansion, Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) announced.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Quakertown) this week hosted a House State Government Committee hearing to allow Bucks County and other residents from Southeast Pennsylvania to offer testimony on the upcoming congressional redistricting process.