Rep. Ryan Comments on H.B. 1300

Jun. 15, 2021 / Embed

The House State Government Committee, on which I serve, advanced House Bill 1300, a comprehensive voting rights bill that would update our voting laws and help to ensure the integrity of our elections.

Explaining the Unborn Child Dignity Act

Jun. 09, 2021 / Embed

During floor debate on House Bill 118, Rep. Frank Ryan describes his motivation for sponsoring the Unborn Child Dignity Act.

Ryan Advocates for PTSD Therapy

Jun. 08, 2021 / Embed

State Rep. Frank Ryan introduces a resolution, HR 96, known as the Treatment and Relief through Emerging and Accessible Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Act.

Unbelievably Difficult Financial Times Ahead

Mar. 17, 2021 / Embed

State Representative Frank Ryan comments about an opportunity the state of Pennsylvania has to rectify over-spending by government.

House Passes Ryan's Dynamic Scoring Bill

Mar. 16, 2021 / Embed

House approves Ryan bill to give Pennsylvania’s Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) dynamic scoring capability to forecast implications of financial decisions.

Ryan Questions State Gov't Officials

Mar. 15, 2021 / Embed

At a public hearing of the House State Government Committee, Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) asked Wolf administration officials about the number of state employees working remotely, the nature of work they are doing, and how remote work has impacted the responsiveness of state government agencies to the public.

Ryan Comments at Aging and Older Adults Committee Meeting

Mar. 10, 2021 / Embed

As a member of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee I participated in a public hearing at which nursing care professionals and representatives of CVS and Walgreens provided testimony on excess COVID-19 vaccine available and the appropriateness of mandating vaccines.

Ryan Comments at Finance Committee Meeting

Mar. 09, 2021 / Embed

At a meeting of the Subcommittee on Tax Modernization and Reform of which I am a member, I appreciated hearing from the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs about current issues they’re dealing with and how they impact our commonwealth and citizens. Pennsylvania’s tax policies are overwhelmingly complex and create significant problems for so many citizens. We are working diligently to simplify our tax structure, reduce costs and reduce redundancy.

Ensuring Seniors are Getting Needed Assistance

Mar. 02, 2021 / Embed

At a public hearing of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, I asked secretary of Aging Robert Torres about the COVID-19 vaccination rollout for seniors.

Checking on Our Military Servicemembers

Mar. 02, 2021 / Embed

At a meeting of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, I had the opportunity to question Maj. Gen. Mark Schindler of the PA National Guard about the welfare of Pennsylvania’s active duty servicemembers and our veterans living in Veterans Homes.