Staats Lauds Termination of Mining Contract at East Rockhill Quarry

Apr. 09, 2020 /

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.

Staats Says SEPTA Key Card Event Cancelled

Mar. 12, 2020 /

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.

House Liquor Control Committee Hearing to Explore Conversion of Old Hotel Licenses

Jul. 18, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Liquor Control Committee will hold a public hearing in Philadelphia regarding legislation to permit owners of old hotel licenses to convert them to restaurant liquor licenses. House Bill 1617 would give owners of hotel licenses, issued prior to 1949, a window during which they could apply to the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to convert them to restaurant licenses. The move would give the licensees greater flexibility in the transferability of the licenses.

House Amends Staats Legislation to Include Bipartisan Career, Technical Education Bills

Jun. 28, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – A bill sponsored by Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) that would save students time and money by providing them with access to information regarding the transfer policies of educational institutions was amended today to include a bipartisan package of career and technical education (CTE) bills to help prepare high school and college students for the jobs awaiting them.