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02/09/2016
HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) issued the following statement today regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2016-17 state budget proposal:
11/17/2015
HARRISBURG—Sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean), legislation directing the Pennsylvania Department of Health to establish the Early Childhood Vision Care Education Program (House Bill 484) was once again unanimously approved by the state House today.
11/17/2015
HARRISBURG —Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that House Bill 1579, which would rename the Route 62 Bridge in Tionesta, Forest County, as the Lt. Col. Michael McLaughlin/AMVETS Post 113 Memorial Bridge, has passed the Pennsylvania House unanimously.
09/24/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) joined with her Republicans colleagues today in advancing an emergency funding package to deliver critical funding for public education and vital human services that have been withheld due to Gov. Tom’s Wolf’s June 30 veto of the entire state budget.
08/25/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) today voted with the majority of her Republican colleagues to override vital portions of the state budget vetoed by the governor that would deliver needed funding to schools and human services agencies. Unfortunately, a two-thirds supermajority, which is needed in order to override the governor’s veto, was not attained.
06/27/2015
HARRISBURG — State Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) today voted in support of the $30 billion 2015-16 state spending plan that was advanced by the House on Saturday.
06/27/2015
HARRISBURG —Rep Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that her resolution, honoring the Conewango Creek Watershed Association for its efforts in preserving, enhancing and promoting the Conewango Creek in northwestern Pennsylvania, which was named Pennsylvania’s 2015 River of the Year, has passed the House unanimously.
06/26/2015
HARRISBURG —Rep Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that her resolution, honoring the Conewango Creek Watershed Association for its efforts in preserving, enhancing and promoting the Conewango Creek in northwestern Pennsylvania, which was named Pennsylvania’s 2015 River of the Year, has passed the House unanimously.
06/19/2015
HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that the House Education Committee will convene next week to examine the Basic Education Funding Commission’s newly released report which recommends that the Pennsylvania General Assembly adopt a new formula for distributing state funding for basic education to Pennsylvania’s 500 school districts.
06/15/2015
HARRISBURG — Legislation sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) that would make Pennsylvania the next state to prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes and other related “vaping” products to minors (House Bill 954) unanimously passed the state House today.
06/08/2015
HARRISBURG — Sponsored Rep Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest), a resolution designating June 5, 2015, as Pennsylvania Sustainable Forestry Initiative Day unanimously passed the state House on Monday.
06/02/2015
HARRISBURG — Legislation sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) to prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes and other related “vaping” products to minors was unanimously advanced by the House Judiciary Committee today for consideration on the House floor.
05/13/2015
HARRISBURG — Legislation sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) to give school districts and students another viable option to help address shortages in specific employment areas passed the state House on Wednesday.
05/13/2015
HARRISBURG—Sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest), a resolution officially recognizing Thursday, May 14, 2015, as Apraxia Awareness Day in Pennsylvania unanimously passed the state House on Wednesday.
05/06/2015
HARRISBURG — Legislation sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest), which would eliminate veterans’ disability payments from income eligibility under the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program (PTRR), was passed by the Pennsylvania House on Tuesday.