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.

Rep. Ryan to Unveil School Property Tax Elimination Act

Aug. 15, 2019 /

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.

Reps. Ryan and Grove to Discuss Reinventing Government Legislation in Lebanon

Jul. 26, 2019 /

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.

Ryan Notifies Residents of Unclaimed Property

Jul. 22, 2019 /

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.

More Than $159,000 in USDA Fresh Produce Grants to Lebanon Schools, Ryan Says

Jul. 15, 2019 /

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).

Ryan’s National Guard Parity Bill Signed into Law

Jul. 05, 2019 /

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.

Lebanon School District to Get $400,000 Grant, Ryan Says

Jun. 04, 2019 /

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.

Ryan Appointed to PSERS Board

Jun. 04, 2019 /

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.

Ryan Announces Concealed Carry Seminar

May. 15, 2019 /

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.