Improved Public Safety Bill on Way to Governor

Jun. 26, 2019 / Embed

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.

State Budget Plan Moving Ahead

Jun. 25, 2019 / Embed

Rep. Rob Kauffman comments on the 2019-20 Pennsylvania state budget proposal. The budget plan includes no new taxes, historic levels of funding for education, and saves for the future.

Judiciary Committee Meeting

Jun. 17, 2019 / Embed

Public hearing on Justice Reinvestment Initiative - SB 500, SB 501 and SB 502.

Judiciary Committee

Jun. 11, 2019 / Embed

Voting meeting on SB 399, SB 469, SB 479, HB 1538 and any other business that may come before the committee.

Honoring PA Veterans Who Were Part of D-Day

Jun. 05, 2019 / Embed

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives honors several Pennsylvania veterans who were part of the D-Day attack on June 6, 1944.

Health & Judiciary Committees

Jun. 03, 2019 / Embed

Joint public hearing on Marijuana use and Second Amendment rights.

Judiciary - Call of Chair

Apr. 30, 2019 / Embed

Voting meeting on HB 809, HB 111, HB 196, HB 1020, HB 1021 and any other business that may come before the committee.

Judiciary

Apr. 29, 2019 / Embed

Informational meeting on Staff and correctional officer safety at Pennsylvania Department of Corrections facilities.

Kauffman Announces Inspector General Will Investigate DHS Handling of Grace Packer Case

Apr. 17, 2019 / Embed

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.

Press Conference on Crime Victims Legislation

Apr. 17, 2019 / Embed

Bill sponsors and PA House GOP Leaders hold a press conference highlighting the impact of recently passed legislation to expand the rights and protections of crime victims.