Ryan Votes for Interim State Budget While Assessing Ongoing Impact of Statewide Shutdown

May. 27, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) voted Tuesday in favor of a short-term state budget bill that will fund the Commonwealth into November, allowing lawmakers time to assess the fiscal realities of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting statewide shutdown. After revenue figures are in this fall, lawmakers will work on another short-term plan to fund the balance of the fiscal year.

Ryan Introduces Bill to Freeze Pay for Public Officials

May. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) has introduced legislation to freeze Cost of Living Adjustments (COLAs) for Pennsylvania public officials through 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the financial turmoil it is causing at all levels of government and in the lives of Pennsylvania residents.

Economic Recovery Must Start Now, Ryan Warns

Apr. 09, 2020 /

HARRISBURG: Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) is asking the Wolf administration to support the General Assembly’s plan to help the Commonwealth recover from the economic strain of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rowe, Ryan Bill Would Aid Working Families During Emergency

Mar. 19, 2020 /

HARRISBURG —Reps. David Rowe (R-Union/Snyder) and Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) are sponsoring legislation to suspend the personal income tax and state sales tax to protect working families adversely impacted by mitigation efforts to control the spread of COVID-19.

Ryan Temporarily Restricts Walk-In Service to District Office

Mar. 16, 2020 /

HARRISBURG — Due to the national health emergency, Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) announced this morning that his Palmyra office is closed to walk-in service through March 27 at which time the policy will be reviewed. In the meantime, however, constituents can still contact his office via phone or email for help with any state-related matter.

Ryan Urges Calm; Aims to Chart a Clear Path to Prosperity

Mar. 12, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon), a retired Marine reserve colonel with expertise in economic warfare, urged calm today following the World Health Organization’s declaration that COVID-19 is now a worldwide pandemic that is threatening public health and the world economy.

Ryan Named to Key PSERS Committee, Aims to Restore Solvency

Mar. 11, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Christopher SantaMaria, chairman of the board of trustees of the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS), has named Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) chairman of the PSERS Audit and Compliance Committee, a key committee as PSERS prepares for its annual audit and moves to address its $44 billion unfunded pension liability.

Wolf’s $36 Billion Budget Ignores Reality, Says Ryan

Feb. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf kicked off the state budget process today, when he delivered his annual budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly. The governor’s budget proposes to spend $36 billion, up $2 billion from the budget approved last June. Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon), a certified public accountant who has been working aggressively on strategies in the House to bring state spending under control, said the governor’s plan is unrealistic and unsustainable.

House Advances Package of Bills to Fight Human Trafficking, Says Ryan

Jan. 23, 2020 /

House Advances Package of Bills to Fight Human Trafficking, Says Ryan

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania ranks 10th in the nation in human trafficking, a form of modern day slavery, but today Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon), a long-time advocate for victims of human trafficking, voted with his House colleagues to pass a package of bills he co-sponsored, which take aim at this worldwide problem. The legislation is now headed to the Senate.

Ryan, Grove Present Plan to Improve PA Financial Outlook

Nov. 20, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) and Seth Grove (R-York) held a Capitol news conference today to unveil an aggressive plan to put Pennsylvania on a sound financial course and prevent it from going into default, which they say is inevitable if nothing changes.

Lawmakers to Unveil Plan to Save PA from Certain Default

Nov. 19, 2019 /

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.

How to Eliminate Property Taxes in Pennsylvania

Sep. 20, 2019 /

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.

Ryan Proposes School Property Tax Elimination Act

Aug. 20, 2019 /

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.