HARRISBURG - On Thursday, Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) joined 69 other members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly in filing an amicus curiae or friend-of-the-court brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in the Texas case challenging the administration of the 2020 General Election in Pennsylvania and three other states.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) will sponsor legislation next month aimed at preventing child abuse and neglect like that which killed 12-year-old Maxwell Schollenberger of Annville.
HARRISBURG - Last month, the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records (OOR) ordered the Wolf Administration to comply with a Right-to-Know (RTK) request, filed by Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon), which seeks justification for the administration’s delay in re-opening Lebanon County businesses, action Ryan said caused unnecessary hardship on the business owners and their employees.
HARRISBURG – Today, Gov. Tom Wolf signed a bill sponsored by Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) that will freeze Cost of Living Adjustments (COLAs) for state government officials beginning Dec. 1, 2020, through Nov. 30, 2021.
Recently, I filed articles of impeachment against a sitting justice on the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This is not a path I take lightly or delight in. In fact, it saddens me.
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Office of Open Records granted an appeal to Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon), after a Right-to-Know request he filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, seeking justification for delaying the re-opening of Lebanon County businesses, was denied.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) to freeze Cost of Living Adjustments (COLAs) for state government officials through 2021 received unanimous approval today in the state Senate. House Bill 2487 is now on its way to the governor’s desk.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Seth Grove (R-York) and Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) are calling on Gov. Tom Wolf’s Office of Administration to answer questions it failed to respond to when previously asked.
This week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) sent letters to Gov. Tom Wolf and the governors of New York, New Jersey and Michigan, requesting data regarding COVID-19 and nursing homes.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) announced today that Lebanon High School will receive about $142,000 in additional Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for historically disadvantaged students.
HARRISBURG – Schools and education agencies statewide are receiving about $20 million in additional funding to provide education services for students with disabilities negatively impacted by COVID-19 mitigation efforts and who may face additional challenges through the new academic year.
HARRISBURG – With most state agency’s office still closed in response to COVID-19, Reps. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) and Seth Grove (R- York) sent to the Office of Administration a letter requesting information in regard to residents having trouble contacting employees about core government services.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) expressed relief that the Wolf administration will no longer be able to keep Pennsylvania citizens in the dark during the COVID-19 pandemic – a time when information and answers are sorely needed. Last evening, Gov. Tom Wolf permitted a key government transparency bill to become law without his signature.
HARRISBURG –Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon)offered his support for Lebanon County officials after they filed suit against the Wolf administration today to recover nearly $13 million in federal CARES Act funding the administration is withholding from the county. Ryan released the following statement:
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide mitigation efforts for bars and restaurants, gatherings and telework. The new orders take effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020.
HARRISBURG – In a bipartisan vote today, the House passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) to develop a roadmap for improving the Commonwealth’s financial condition.
HARRISBURG - Today, the House unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) to freeze Cost of Living Adjustments (COLAs) for state government officials through 2021. The vote was 202-0.
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.
HARRISBURG - Several state lawmakers who are military veterans are demanding Gov. Tom Wolf apologize for offensive statements he made today, directed at those critical of his executive order closing Pennsylvania businesses.
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.