Kauffman Announces $37,000 Grant for Franklin County CTC

Nov. 19, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) today announced the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has awarded $37,000 to the Franklin County Career and Technical Center (CTC) to purchased needed training equipment.

Kauffman Cautions Judges Against Requests for Widespread Release of Inmates

Mar. 24, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) this week sent a letter to Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Thomas Saylor to express his reservations about the request from other lawmakers to categorically release populations of inmates from state and county prisons in response to the current health crisis facing the state.

Kauffman Announces Senior Fair Sept. 20 in Fayetteville

Aug. 29, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) will host his 2019 Senior Fair on Friday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Department social hall, 101 W. Main St., Fayetteville.

Kauffman Legislation to Allow Law Enforcement to Work Together for Improved Public Safety on Way to Governor’s Desk

Jun. 28, 2019 /

Kauffman Legislation to Allow Law Enforcement to Work Together for Improved Public Safety on Way to Governor’s Desk

Franklin County officials tout merits of bill - Following House and Senate passage of House Bill 1614, legislation that would maintain the ability of local police to work together with other law enforcement entities for the joint purpose of public safety is poised to be signed into law, announced Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and sponsor of the bill.

Judiciary Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Justice Reinvestment Initiative

Jun. 14, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, will host a public hearing on a package of bills that would expand the Justice Reinvestment Initiative. Senate Bills 500, 501 and 502 are designed to reduce prison and probation costs, better protect crime victims and strengthen public safety.

Kauffman Leads Committee in Advancing Legislation to Protect Homeowners, Minors and Victims of Sexual Extortion

May. 14, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee today approved three House bills to increase the safety of Pennsylvania homeowners, minors and those who are the targets of sexual extortion, reported Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the committee. One of the bills is being sponsored by Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton), also a member of the committee.

Kauffman Champions Victim Rights and Protection

Apr. 17, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) today took part in a press conference highlighting House action this month on legislation to empower and protect crime victims in Pennsylvania.

House Approves Kauffman Bill Expanding Protections for

Apr. 10, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – In order to protect more children from the trauma of testifying in court, state Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) has authored legislation that would expand the circumstances in which out-of-court statements by a child may be admissible. The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved House Bill 505 this week.

Kauffman, Boback Call on Inspector General to Investigate DHS Handling of Grace Packer Case

Apr. 09, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – At the start of a Judiciary Committee meeting this week that focused on legislation to support child sexual assault victims, Chairman Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) announced that he and Rep. Karen Boback (R-Wyoming/Luzerne/Lackawanna), chairman of the House Children and Youth Committee, had sent a letter to Pennsylvania Inspector General Bruce Beemer asking him to investigate the handling of the case of Grace Packer by the Department of Human Services.