State Government Committee to Take Up Bills

Jun. 14, 2022 /

WHAT: The House State Government Committee will meet Wednesday to take up several bills, including legislation to give law enforcement the tools to combat rampant unemployment fraud.

House Unanimously Approves Grove Bill to Require Spending Transparency

Jun. 07, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Knowing taxpayers deserve to see where and how their tax dollars are being spent, today the House approved with bipartisan support legislation by Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) to allow the Pennsylvania Treasury to withhold payments on contracts until the responsible state agency has submitted the contract for public view.

Grove Submits Testimony on Proposal to Subvert the General Assembly

May. 12, 2022 /

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.

Grove Responds to Election Misinformation by Acting Secretary

May. 06, 2022 /

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:

House Moves to Slash Taxes, Create More Economically Friendly Environment

Apr. 29, 2022 /

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:

Grove Praises Lehigh County DA for Upholding Election Law

Apr. 29, 2022 /

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:

Grove: Committee Moves to Strengthen RTK Law, Improve Pension Systems

Apr. 27, 2022 /

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.

State Government Committee to Address Pension Reform and Right-to-Know Laws

Apr. 26, 2022 /

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.

Grove Askes Residents to Pinpoint Problem Roads

Apr. 18, 2022 /

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.

Private Donors Shouldn’t Fund Public Elections

Apr. 11, 2022 / Editorial

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.

Grove: Arizona Election Report Recommendations Similar to the PA Voting Rights Protection Act

Apr. 07, 2022 /

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.