Since 2015, first-time voters showing up at a polling place have been required to show identification to vote.
HARRISBURG – As the Independent Regulatory Review Commission prepares to rule on the Human Relations Commission’s (PHRC) proposal to define sex, race and religious creed under the Pennsylvania Human Relation Act (PHRA) and the Pennsylvania Fair Education Opportunities Act, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) noted in his written testimony that the proposal circumvents the Legislature.
HARRISBURG – Following a recent investigative report in the Philadelphia Inquirer that found dozens of mail-in ballots had been sent to a single P.O. box in a Philadelphia post office, in most cases without the voter’s knowledge, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), chairman of the House State Government Committee, issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Following Acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman’s false claim of Lehigh County detectives at drop-box locations to make sure a voter casts only one ballot would intimidate voters, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), chairman of the House State Government Committee, issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – During session this week, the House moved with bipartisan support to slash Pennsylvania’s Corporate Net Income Tax (CNIT). In response, the York County House Republican delegation, consisting of House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover), Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg) and Mike Jones (R-York Township), issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced he will have county detectives at ballot drop box locations to ensure a voter returns only one ballot, per the state election law. In response, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), who shepherded election reform legislation through the General Assembly, issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Having up-to-date voter rolls is vitally important. Today, the House approved bipartisan House Bill 2507 to require information from the Election Registration Information Center (ERIC) be used to purge deceased voters from the rolls, bill sponsors Reps. Seth Grove (R-York) and Scott Conklin (D-Centre) announced.
HARRISBURG – With the goal of improving Pennsylvania’s pension systems and updating and strengthening the Right-to-Know Law, the House State Government Committee advanced several bills, most of which received bipartisan support, during its meeting today, Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) said.
WHAT: To protect Pennsylvania taxpayers, the House State Government Committee will meet Wednesday to discuss several pension reform bills, including disallowing future Susquehanna River Basin Commission employees, who are not state employees, from joining the state pension system. The committee will also take up two bills to improve the current Right-to-Know Law.
DOVER – Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) is calling on residents to help point out problem roads and infrastructure in the 196th Legislative District as part of his Drive the District campaign.
WHAT: The House State Government Committee will meet Wednesday to take up several bills, including House Bill 2507 to allow a commission to use information from the Department of State to remove deceased registered voters from the rolls.
We couldn’t agree more with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s editorial, “Well-run elections shouldn't depend on ‘Zuck Bucks,’” supporting a ban on the use of private dollars given by the likes of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, to fund the election of officials who direct public policy.
HARRISBURG – Facing criticism over the handling of the 2020 election, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich released a report, which included recommendations to improve elections and address a series of vulnerabilities. The Arizona attorney general’s recommendations were very similar to election fixes included in Pennsylvania’s Voting Rights Protection Act (House Bill 1300), said Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover), author of the legislation.
WHAT: The past few election cycles have been ripe with issues. In advance of the Pennsylvania Primary Election next month, the House State Government Committee will hold a hearing with elections officials to review election preparations.
HARRISBURG – While the federal government is allowing states to turn a blind eye to recovering overpayments through pandemic unemployment programs, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) sent letters to Gov. Tom Wolf and Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Jennifer Berrier to instead seek justice and return the hundreds of millions of dollars fraudulently obtained through the programs.
HARRISBURG – Knowing Pennsylvanians deserve to know how every cent of taxpayer funds is spent, the House State Government Committee advanced today legislation to require all members of the General Assembly make public their legislative expenses, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), chairman of the committee, said.
WHAT: The House State Government Committee is back in action tomorrow when it’ll meet to vote on several bills. The committee will take up the following bills:
It’s highly likely everyone has seen an ad or a massive billboard touting impressive starting salaries. One billboard I recently saw while driving on Route 30 was for work at a local York County manufacturing plant with pay of $35 an hour. It wasn’t the stroke of the governor’s pen that drove up these wages. Rather, it was the free market.
HARRISBURG – As much of the world imposes sanctions on Russia for its unjust invasion of Ukraine, Rep. Seth Grove is calling on the Pennsylvania Legislature to swiftly approve a bill he will soon introduce to increase natural gas drilling and distribution in the Commonwealth to reduce the United States’ reliance on Russian natural gas.
HARRISBURG – In response to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to use a partisan Democrat congressional map in the coming election, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), who proposed using the citizen-map drawn by Lehigh Valley resident Amanda Holt, issued the following statement: