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, Schemel Among State Lawmakers Calling for Legislative-Led Election Audit

Nov. 10, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) and Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) were among a group of Pennsylvania lawmakers today who announced their support for a bipartisan, legislative-led audit of the 2020 General Election and asserted that the election results not be certified until a final report from the audit is made public. Members of the General Assembly delivered the following statement:

Kauffman Calls on Wolf to Support Government Transparency Bill

Jul. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In spite of unanimous bipartisan support in both the House and Senate on legislation to require the governor and Commonwealth agencies to adhere to the state’s Right-to-Know (RTK) law even during an emergency declaration, Gov. Tom Wolf is threatening to veto the bill. Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) released the following statement on the governor’s decision:

Kauffman Announces $14 Million in Federal CARES Act Funds for Franklin County

May. 28, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today passed Senate Bill 1108, which sets the guidelines for the distribution of $2.6 billion in federal funds for the state. Under the bill, Franklin County would receive $14 million, out of $625 million designated for counties, to help address impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, announced Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin).

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: State House Takes Stand Against Human Trafficking

Jan. 22, 2020 /

Kauffman: State House Takes Stand Against Human Trafficking

HARRISBURG – Following passage out of the House Judiciary Committee last week, the full House of Representatives today passed a package of bills aimed at combatting the crime of human trafficking, announced Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.

Kauffman Takes Action to Combat Human Trafficking in PA

Jan. 14, 2020 /

Kauffman Takes Action to Combat Human Trafficking in PA

HARRISBURG - In order to combat a hidden, yet widespread, problem and recognize National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, held a voting meeting of the committee today to move a package of bills aimed at combatting the crime of human trafficking.

House Approves Smart Justice Package, Says Kauffman

Dec. 18, 2019 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – In an effort to better protect the public and prison corrections staff by ensuring dangerous criminals are held accountable, the House passed a package of bills this week known as the “Smart Justice” package, said Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, which first vetted the bills. The package also contains measures to support ex-offenders who have paid their debt to society and have demonstrated a commitment to rehabilitation.

Kauffman Says Committee Votes Illustrate PA Commitment to Smarter Justice

Dec. 09, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), today passed a package of bills aimed at enabling rehabilitation of convicted criminals who have paid their debt to society and rewarding those individuals who show they are reformed by getting them out of the criminal justice system quicker and with fewer collateral consequences.