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.

Apr. 05, 2019 /

Kauffman Honors Wilson College on 150 Years of Excellence

Mar. 27, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today unanimously passed a House resolution authored by Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) recognizing the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Wilson College in Chambersburg.

House Passes Kauffman Bill to Improve Patient Safety

Feb. 22, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives this week passed legislation that would require certain surgical team professionals be accredited and take continuing education courses in order to enhance patient safety, said Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), author of the bill.

Judiciary Committee Focuses on Crime Victim Bills, Says Kauffman

Feb. 21, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee today voted on legislation aimed at better protecting crime victims from abuse and violence by helping those who are victimized to testify against and confront their abusers, reported Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the committee. All five bills before the committee were passed onto the full House for consideration.

Kauffman, House Judiciary Committee to Focus on Crime Victim Bills

Feb. 20, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, will hold a voting meeting on legislation aimed at better protecting crime victims from abuse and violence by helping those who are victimized to testify against and confront their abusers.

Kauffman Announces First Round of School Safety Grants

Oct. 31, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) today announced that both of the school districts in the 89th Legislative District have been approved to receive a $25,000 grant from the state to assist with security enhancements.

Kauffman to Host 2018 Senior Fair

Sep. 13, 2018 /

WHAT: Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) is hosting his 2018 Senior Fair. The always-popular event typically draws more than 1,000 seniors who enjoy talking with dozens of vendors about local, state and federal services and programs of value to them and their caregivers. There are also door prizes, a free breakfast and health screenings offered to attendees.

Kauffman’s Senior Fair Set for Sept. 14 in Fayetteville

Aug. 23, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) has announced that his 2018 Senior Fair will be held Friday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Department social hall, 101 W. Main St., Fayetteville.