Southeast House and Senate Republicans announce additional vaccination sites coming to counties

Mar. 15, 2021 /

HARRISBURG-- The Southeast Pennsylvania Republican House and Senate delegation on March 12 applauded the Pennsylvania Health Department for taking steps to bring more vaccines to Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware and Chester counties by setting up new vaccination sites through their county governments or local health departments, and streamlining the appointment system.

Committee Advances Staats, Labs Upskirting Bill

Jan. 27, 2021 /

HARRISBURG - The House Judiciary Committee today advanced legislation, sponsored Bucks County Reps. Craig Staats and Shelby Labs, which takes aim at a form of child sexual abuse known as “upskirting” whereby an adult takes photos up the skirts of unsuspecting individuals and posts the images online.

House Committee Begins Hearings on Election Integrity

Jan. 25, 2021 /

HARRISBURG -The House State Government Committee held the first of 14 planned public hearings on election integrity last week at the state Capitol. The intent of the hearings is not to relitigate the 2020 election, but to enable the committee to take a closer look at election laws, processes and procedures to determine if legislative action is necessary.

Staats Reappointed to Key House Committees in New Session

Jan. 12, 2021 /

HARRISBURG - House Republican leaders announced committee assignments for the 2021-22 Legislative Session, reappointing Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) to the Education, Finance, Liquor Control and State Government committees. Staats was also recently named a majority deputy whip in the new session.

Bucks Delegation Backs Legislation to Restore Hospitality Industry

Dec. 18, 2020 /

HARRISBURG—The Bucks County Republican House Delegation has co-sponsored legislation crafted by Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Chalfont) to create a new grant program to relieve Pennsylvania’s hospitality industry of the burdens precipitated by the governor’s latest restrictions.

Staats Named PA House Majority Deputy Whip for 2021-22

Dec. 11, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - House Majority Whip, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Armstrong/Clarion/Forest), has named Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) to serve as deputy whip in the 2021-22 Legislative Session, which begins in January.

Staats Hotel License Bill Heading to Governor

Nov. 20, 2020 /

Staats Hotel License Bill Heading to Governor

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) to permit owners of old hotel liquor licenses to convert them to restaurant liquor licenses is now on its way to becoming law.

House Committee Resolution Initiates Election Audit, Staats Says

Nov. 18, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Today, Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), a member of the House State Government Committee, said the committee passed House Resolution 1100, which directs the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LBFC) to coordinate a risk-limiting audit of ballots canvassed in the 2020 general election.

House to Examine Election Process

Nov. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Since the Nov. 3 General Election, Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) has received thousands of inquiries from constituents concerning the legitimacy of the election amid reports of voting irregularities and multiple lawsuits filed.

House Bill to Increase Capacity at PA Restaurants on Way to Governor

Sep. 23, 2020 /

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.

Staats Votes to End Statewide Disaster Emergency

Jun. 10, 2020 /

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.