Department of Corrections and Technology

Mar. 30, 2023 / Embed

During a budget hearing with the Department of Corrections, Rep. Kutz asked about how the requested appropriation will be invested in technology, and how that technology could enhance public safety.

Rep. Kutz Comments on PA Department of State's administration of elections

Mar. 29, 2023 / Embed

The Pennsylvania Department of State is responsible for administering elections in the Commonwealth. I asked the Secretary of State today to clarify their guidance. Uniformity across county lines is of the utmost importance. In order to make it easier to vote and harder to cheat, we need to ensure everyone is following the same rules.

Rep. Kutz comments on Professional Licenses

Mar. 29, 2023 / Embed

Constituents frequently reach out to my office with questions and complaints about delays for state-issued professional licenses. As Pennsylvanians come out of school, we need to ensure the state is not the barrier to them entering the workforce.

Kutz Looking For Quality and Equity of Elections

Mar. 29, 2023 / Embed

During a budget hearing with the Department of State, Rep. Kutz asks if dollars allocated to voter outreach programs will be allocated fairly and transparently across the Commonwealth. We also discussed the factors that drive up the request for increased spending on elections. We need to ensure equity and uniformity in our elections across every county in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Kutz Comments on Department of Health and Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs budget hearings

Mar. 28, 2023 / Embed

We have a mental health and ongoing opioid crisis here in Pennsylvania. We need to do more to address both of these issues. During a budget hearing with the Department of Health and the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs today, we discussed ways to move the Commonwealth forward and help people who are struggling when they need it most.

Rep. Kutz's Q & A with PA Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs, PA House Appropriations Hearing

Mar. 28, 2023 / Embed

During a hearing with the PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, Rep. Kutz asks if there is a plan in place to maintain certain crisis services after special grant funding has been exhausted.

Rep. Kutz Comments on PA State Police Budget Hearing

Mar. 27, 2023 / Embed

Our Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) have been serving on the frontlines for us. Now, it's time we do the same for them. PSP needs the legislature's support to overcome staffing and recruitment challenges. Doing so will only help them better protect the streets and neighborhoods across the Commonwealth.

Kutz Questions PSP During Appropriations\

Mar. 27, 2023 / Embed

During a budget hearing on the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), Rep. Kutz asks how the PSP's legislative compliment cap limits the number of troopers the Commonwealth can hire. We need to ensure the PSP has the tools it needs to do the job and keep people safe.

Rep. Kutz's Q & A with DCNR, PA House Appropriations Hearing

Mar. 23, 2023 / Embed

During a budget hearing with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Rep. Kutz asks questions about the infrastructure planning backlog and public safety in our local State Parks.

Rep. Kutz Comments on PASSHE Budget Hearing

Mar. 22, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Kutz talks about Pennsylvania’s return on investment in education.