HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania House State Government Committee Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler), along with Representatives Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) and Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland), joined together to announce the introduction of six pieces of bipartisan legislation to curb illegal immigration throughout the Commonwealth.
WHAT: The House Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), will hold a public hearing to receive information from the Department of Labor and Industry on the furloughs and service delays in the Unemployment Compensation system.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) today announced the 2017 adult trout stocking schedules are now available online and in his district offices in preparation for opening day of trout season in April. The guides can also be accessed through the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s FishBoatPA mobile app.
WHAT: The House Labor and Industry Committee, led by Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), will hold a public hearing on House Bill 18, sponsored by Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks), which focuses on a drug formulary for the Worker’s Compensation Program to help reduce instances of opioid abuse.
HARRISBURG – Following the governor’s 2017-18 state budget address before a joint session of the House and Senate, state Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) offered these comments:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) is once again teaming up with AARP to offer the AARP Smart Driver Course to older drivers living the 89th District in Franklin County. The course is offered on multiple dates throughout the year in order to accommodate a wide array of schedules.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) this week was recognized by the American Conservative Union Foundation (ACU) for his consistent conservative voting record in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) was sworn into office this week to begin his seventh term representing the citizens of the 89th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. In addition, he was named chairman of the House Labor and Industry Committee for the 2017-18 legislative session by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny).
HARRISBURG – In recognition of his voting record supporting Pennsylvania’s business community, the Pennsylvania Leadership Council of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has named Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) a “Guardian of Small Business.”
HARRISBURG – More than 1,000 individuals are once again expected to attend Rep. Rob Kauffman’s (R-Franklin) annual senior fair scheduled for Friday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chambersburg Mall, 3055 Black Gap Road in Chambersburg.
HARRISBURG – On Friday, July 29, 39 years after his death, Fayetteville Fire Chief James Cutchall is being honored for his service with the unveiling of signs for the James W. Cutchall Memorial Highway on State Route 1008 (Main Street) in Fayetteville. Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) authored the legislation making the designation possible and was joined by members of Cutchall’s family for the presentation.
WHAT: Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) is hosting the unveiling of a sign that will designate a portion of State Route 1008 (Main Street) in Fayetteville the James W. Cutchall Memorial Highway. Kauffman wrote the legislation that has been signed into law honoring Cutchall, who was a Fayetteville fire chief who was tragically shot and killed on July 2, 1977, when he arrived at the scene of a blaze. The fire was purposefully started by his killer who then ambushed the responding firefighters, killing Cutchall.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) issued the following statement after taking part in a bipartisan press conference with his colleagues in the House of Representatives announcing the passage of five bills aimed at addressing the growing opioid epidemic and encouraging Gov. Tom Wolf to call a special session on the issue. A special session would allow for the focus of further legislative measures designed to prevent addiction, curb the use and prescription of pain killers, get more illegal drugs off the streets and provide treatment options for those who have become addicted.
HARRISBURG – With cases of Lyme disease on the rise, Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) has recently co-sponsored legislation that would ensure insurance providers cover available and emerging diagnostics and treatment options for Lyme disease and related tick-borne diseases.
HARRISBURG — State lawmakers, leaders from organizations across the Commonwealth and other individuals dedicated to making Pennsylvania America’s next right-to-work state officially reintroduced the Pennsylvania Open Workforce Initiative (House Bills 1750-55) on Tuesday.