Consititutional Rights of Citizens During Emergency Declarations

Sep. 23, 2020 / Embed

Representative Frank Ryan questions constitutional provisions during states of emergency declarations.

Freezing the Cost of Living Allowance

Sep. 21, 2020 / Embed

State Representative Frank Ryan comments on House Bill 2487. The bill would amend the Public Official Compensation Law to put a freeze on Cost of Living Adjustments (COLAs) through 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Is it time for a Constitutional Convention?

Sep. 18, 2020 / Embed

Pennsylvania citizens are increasingly concerned about the size, cost and inefficiency of state government. Their growing discontent has been fueled by chronic criminal scandals, serial credit downgrades, spiraling pension debts and disturbing patterns of insider dealing has led to unrestrained government spending, unaffordable taxes and job-killing over-regulation. To make matters worse, loopholes in budgetary oversight have fostered a troubling climate of fiscal mismanagement and weak accountability. That is why I am sponsoring House Bill 611, and Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) is sponsoring a companion bill in the Senate (Senate Bill 1035), to let voters decide on whether to hold a limited constitutional convention. The senator and I recently testified about our legislation at a Senate Policy Committee hearing.

Local Authorities Should Make After-school Activities Decisions

Sep. 16, 2020 / Embed

State Rep. Frank Ryan makes an argument that school districts and families should be making the decisions that allow after-school activities.

Rep. Ryan Responds to Judge Ruling Wolf Orders Unconstitutional

Sep. 16, 2020 / Embed

State Representative Frank Ryan responds to a federal judge ruling that Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 restrictions are unconstitutional.

Rep. Ryan Comments During Finance Committee

Sep. 16, 2020 / Embed

During the 9-16-20 Finance Committee meeting, State Rep. Frank Ryan questions a testifier concerning particular revenue estimates.

Ryan, "Continuing Their Climb" Podium Remarks

Sep. 11, 2020 / Embed

Speaking in rememberance of all 9-11-2001 heroes, Representative Frank Ryan honors their sacrifices made during that fateful day.

9/11 2nd Annual Continuing Their Climb

Sep. 11, 2020 / Embed

The 2nd annual "Continuing Their Climb" rally is held at the Front Steps of the Pennsylvania Capital Building.

Our Founding Principle of Liberty Is Under Attack

Sep. 03, 2020 / Embed

State Rep. Frank Ryan explains the rationale for a vote to override Gov. Wolf's veto on a measure to end the now 180-day old emergency declaration.

Let Local Districts Decide

Sep. 03, 2020 / Embed

Representative Frank Ryan comments on legislation he co-sponsored that would allow Pennsylvania’s local school districts to make decisions regarding fall sports and activities.