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HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) to establish a penalty for the unlawful use of a camera, recording device or any other electronic device in a courthouse facility (House Bill 149) was unanimously advanced by the Pennsylvania House on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) today identified the individual responsible for obstructing the chance for the voters of Pennsylvania to decide next year about whether to reduce the size of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives or not.
TAMAQUA – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) cordially invites residents of the 124th Legislative District to join him on Friday, Sept. 28, for an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony at his new Tamaqua district office, located at 202 E. Broad St., which is the former AAA office. This special event will be held during regular office hours from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
ORWIGSBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) today announced a $750,000 Redevelopment Capital Assistance Program (RCAP) grant to complete necessary renovations to the Orwigsburg Veterans Community Memorial Hall.
HARRISBURG – On Monday at the White House, Reps. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) were honored to attend President Donald J. Trump’s Salute to the Heroes of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The event was held to recognize the dangerous, important work of America’s border officers.
HARRISBURG – In light of the recent Janus decision put forth by the U.S. Supreme Court, which removes the requirement for non-union members of public unions to pay a fair-share fee, Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) is eagerly rallying support among his colleagues for related legislation he is sponsoring.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) remains optimistic that Pennsylvania voters could have the opportunity to vote on reducing the size of the state House of Representatives. This measure he supports would allow voters their constitutional right to decide if the House should consist of 203 or 151 members. Knowles made the following statement:
HARRISBURG – By a vote of 109-80, the state House approved an amended version of Rep. Jerry Knowles’ (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) House Bill 153 on Tuesday.
HARRISBURG – The House approved an amended version of House Bill 153, sponsored by Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill), on second consideration in early February. This bill would allow the people of Pennsylvania to decide if the House should consist of 203 representatives, or 151 representatives. If the people decide to downsize, the state Constitution would be amended.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) issued the following statement after the governor’s budget address on Tuesday:
By State Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill)
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles’ (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) legislation to reduce the size of Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives passed the State Government Committee on Tuesday. House Bill 153 would reduce the House from 203 to 151 members.
HARRISBURG – Motivated by the light cast upon the Commonwealth’s current, failing budget system and policies over the past five months, an ad-hoc budget group of 18 rank-and-file House Republican members refused to stop with the submission of a no-tax-or-borrow budget revenue proposal. The group, which proposed using tax dollars stowed away in reserve accounts instead of increasing taxes, has continued to meet weekly since the submission of the proposal, and has formally organized as the Common Sense Caucus (CSC).
Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill)
By Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill)