WHAT: Reps. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) and Seth Grove (R-York) will hold a news conference at the Capitol tomorrow to announce an aggressive plan to improve Pennsylvania’s financial condition before it joins other state governments on the path to financial default. Ryan, a certified public accountant, and Grove are active members of the Commonsense Caucus, a group of Republican legislators credited with scrutinizing the annual state budget and uncovering millions of dollars in needless or wasteful spending. Ryan believes if Pennsylvania continues on its present course, it will face certain default within the next 12 years.
There have been discussions about eliminating property taxes for decades. Now, the day of reckoning has arrived. The School Property Tax Elimination Act – House Bill 13 – is in its final draft after two years of meetings and extensive discussions with affected groups and individuals to determine how best to proceed.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) unveiled his proposal to eliminate school property taxes at a Capitol press conference today. The measure, House Bill 13, the School Property Tax Elimination Act, would replace 100% of all school property taxes. The entire press conference can be viewed on Ryan’s Facebook page, Facebook.com/RepFrankRyan.
WHAT: A press conference to detail and answer questions about the School Property Tax Elimination Act (House Bill 13) that would replace school property as a means of funding basic education with a modification in the Sales and Use Tax and the Personal Income Tax.
WHAT: A press conference to detail and answer questions about House Bills 52 through 58, bills that would merge eight existing state agencies into four new state agencies. These measures would establish BEST practices (Better Government, Economic Prosperity, Stronger and Healthier Communities for Taxpayers) in Harrisburg.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) today announced he has sent out official notices to residents of the 101st District who have been identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Treasury as the proper recipients of unclaimed property with a value of $50 and above.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture has awarded $159,504 in grants to four elementary schools in the Lebanon School District. The funding was awarded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) today announced that Gov. Tom Wolf has signed into law his bill to equalize the pay received by members of the Pennsylvania National Guard to that which is received by their U.S. military counterparts.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) today announced that the Lebanon School District will receive $400,000 in 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Grant money. The 21st CCLC program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) has been appointed the majority member to the board of the Public School Employees' Retirement System (PSERS) by House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) for the 2019-20 Legislative Session of the General Assembly.
PALMYRA – Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) announced today that he will host a Concealed Carry Seminar on Thursday, May 30, from 6-8 p.m., at the Palmyra Sportsmens Association, 410 Sportsman Road, Annville.
HARRISBURG – The House Finance Committee today voted unanimously to approve legislation authored by Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) to establish a 10-year time period for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (DoR) to collect assessed Personal Income Tax and Corporate Net Income Tax. Under current law, there is no time period for the DoR to collect assessed Personal Income Taxes.
HARRISBURG – The House today passed legislation authored by Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) that would equalize the pay received by members of the Pennsylvania National Guard to that which is received by their U.S. Army counterparts.