Lawmakers Demand ID Verification and Proper Handling of Absentee, Mail-in Ballots

Oct. 25, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – With Election Day looming, Reps. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) and Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) were joined by more than a dozen of their House colleagues in sending a letter to acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman today, insisting that she immediately issue a directive to county election officials on the proper handling of absentee and mail-in ballots.

Rapp Announces More Than $381,500 to Support Local First Responders

Feb. 14, 2022 /

WARREN — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that 30 fire departments and ambulance organizations throughout Crawford, Forest and Warren counties have been awarded approximately $381,541 from a grant program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.

Rapp Confirms $1.9 Million in Critical Behavioral Health/Rural Hospital Retention Funding for Warren, Crawford and Forest Counties

Jan. 27, 2022 /

WARREN — PA House Health Committee Majority Chairman Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/ Forest) applauded both her House and Senate colleagues for working together to enact legislation that will deliver a critical $225 million infusion of federal funding (House Bill 253) to aid hospitals, behavioral health centers, rural healthcare facilities and other frontline health care workers who continue to provide high-quality, life-saving care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Causer, Rapp Host Policy Committee Hearing in Bradford to Discuss Rural Health Care Challenges, Solutions

Jan. 12, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Recognizing the need to ensure quality health care remains available to citizens across rural Pennsylvania, House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and House Health Committee Chair Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) will host a public hearing in Bradford next week to discuss rural health care challenges and proposed solutions.

PA House Health Committee to Consider Regulatory Review Act Challenge to School Mask Mandate

Sep. 13, 2021 /

WHAT: PA House Health Committee Majority Chair Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) will convene a voting meeting to adopt a letter requesting a determination from the Commonwealth Joint Committee on Documents on whether the acting Health secretary’s K-12 schools and child care centers indoor masking mandate is subject to the regulatory process and the Regulatory Review Act.

Republican Leaders Request More Detailed COVID-19 Data from Wolf Administration

Sep. 09, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania General Assembly—President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Centre/Mifflin/Juniata/Huntingdon), Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland), and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin)—wrote a letter joined by Senate Health and Human Services Chairman Michele Brooks (R-Crawford/Erie/Mercer/Warren) and House Health Committee Chairman Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) to Gov. Tom Wolf and Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam seeking more specific COVID-19 data from the Wolf administration.