Title: Have Fun, Be Safe on PA Waterways

May. 15, 2024 / Embed

Saturday, May 18, kicks off National Safe Boating Week. Watch the video for some helpful reminders and tips to have a fun, safe time on Pennsylvania's beautiful waterways.

PA House Republicans to Use Discharge Resolution Process to Advance Voter ID Constitutional Amendment

Mar. 25, 2024 / Embed

With a voter identification constitutional amendment having languished in committee for nearly a year, despite bipartisan support for the concept among both the public and House members, House Republicans held a press conference announcing they will be utilizing the discharge resolution process to advance the measure.

87th District Spotlight Shines on Water Colours Interior Design

Mar. 21, 2024 / Embed

The 87th District Spotlight shines on Water Colours Interior Design in Lower Allen Township. I had the opportunity to meet with owner Mary Andres who has a real passion for interior design. Her business specializes in interior and exterior design in any style; there's truly something for everyone. Check out Water Colours Interior Design in Arcona!

87th District Spotlight Shines on Amore Pizza Arcona

Mar. 07, 2024 / Embed

The final installment of the 87th District Spotlight shines on Amore Pizza in Arcona. I had the opportunity to meet with owner Shannon Vella and discuss her family's strong connection to Italy and culinary arts. Their most popular menu item is the "Nonna pizza;" head over to Amore and support the Vella family!

After the Cyber Attack

Mar. 07, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Thomas Kutz asks how the Shapiro Administration is prepared to handle payments to human service providers following the Change Healthcare cyber attack.

2024-25 Budget Hearing with the Department of Education

Mar. 05, 2024 / Embed

During a budget hearing with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, I had the opportunity to ask state agency leaders how the new formula would account for population growth to ensure Cumberland County receives its fair share of funding. I also asked how the new formula would ensure districts that perform well, like those in our community, are not penalized for their good performance.

Recruiting Law Enforcement Officers in PA

Mar. 04, 2024 / Embed

During a budget hearing with the PA State Police, Rep. Thomas Kutz asks the PSP about their recruitment efforts.

2024-25 Budget Hearing with Department of Transportation

Mar. 04, 2024 / Embed

During a budget hearing with the Department of Transportation, I had the opportunity to ask state agency leaders about autonomous vehicles for commercial and private use. It was good to continue the conversation about safety while accounting for new innovations in technology.

2024-25 Budget Hearing with State-Related Universities

Feb. 29, 2024 / Embed

A budget hearing about state-related universities provided a great opportunity to discuss the rising cost of education. We must work toward making post-secondary education more affordable, so our future workforce can plant roots and start families while pursuing careers in their chosen fields.

2024-25 Budget Hearing with PA Judiciary

Feb. 29, 2024 / Embed

During a hearing with the Pennsylvania Judiciary, I had the opportunity to ask about the Uniform Bar Exam's impact on the Commonwealth. The Judiciary is looking to the future to address anticipated challenges with administering the Bar Exam for Pennsylvania's next generation of attorneys.