HARRISBURG – It’s the second largest criminal enterprise in the world and one of the fastest growing, and it’s happening in Pennsylvania – human trafficking. The House Judiciary Committee, led by chairman Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), today took the lead in passing a package of bills aimed at addressing the growing scourge of human trafficking here in the Commonwealth.
WHAT: Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) and members of the House Judiciary Committee will vote on the following bills:
WHAT: Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) will hold a House Judiciary Committee meeting to vote on the following two bills:
HARRISBURG – The House Health Committee earlier today held a public hearing to examine the strengths and weaknesses of the Wolf administration’s vaccine distribution strategy, said Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin).
HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee met today to advance several key bills to hold criminals accountable for their actions and better protect child testifiers, said Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the committee.
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WHAT: Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) will hold a House Judiciary Committee meeting to vote upon the following bills:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) today placed his hand on the Bible and once again pledged to serve the people of the 89th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives when he took the oath of office.
HARRISBURG – A group of state lawmakers performing extensive analysis of election data today revealed troubling discrepancies between the numbers of total votes counted and total number of voters who voted in the 2020 General Election, and as a result are questioning how the results of the presidential election could possibly have been certified by Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar and Governor Tom Wolf. These findings are in addition to prior concerns regarding actions by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Secretary, and others impacting the conduct of the election.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) and Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) released the following statement regarding the reintroduction of the language in House Resolution 1094 regarding election integrity:
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.
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:
WHAT: The House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), will hold a voting meeting to consider the following legislation:
WHAT: The House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), will hold a public hearing on police training and department accreditation.
HARRISBURG – State, county and local law enforcement officers appeared before the House Majority Policy Committee Thursday to highlight efforts to serve their communities in the face of growing challenges and changing attitudes in some regions of the state.
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:
HARRISBURG – Two comprehensive bills that would improve the vetting and training of police officers unanimously passed the House chamber with the support of Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin).
HARRISBURG – In response to current national events creating a divide between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve, the House Judiciary Committee, led by Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) today voted on two comprehensive bills dealing with the vetting and training of police officers.
WHAT: The House Judiciary Committee, led by Chairman Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), will hold a voting meeting on House Bills 1841 and 1910, which address vetting and training of police officers to further strengthen police and community relationships.
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).
HARRISBURG – Today the House Judiciary Committee, led by Chairman Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), considered multiple bills dealing with the protection of individuals with intellectual disabilities, law enforcement personnel, health care workers and others.