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HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf has signed into law House Bill 17, legislation authored by state Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Bushkill Township) that gives parents the final word in substance abuse cases involving their children. The legislation becomes Act 47 of 2018.
HARRISBURG – Giving parents the final word in substance abuse cases involving their children is the basis for legislation authored by state Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Bushkill Township) that is headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk following a unanimous vote in the House Thursday.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Bushkill Township) joined the majority of her House colleagues in supporting House Bill 2121, the general appropriations portion of the 2018-19 state budget package of legislation.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to enable school districts to exclude up to 100 percent of a homeowner’s school property tax bill, state Reps. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Marcia Hahn (R-Northampton) have introduced a bill to establish a property tax reform program.
On Thursday, April 5, Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Pedro Rivera was the guest of state Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Bushkill Township) and Sen. Mario Scavello (R-Northampton/Monroe) at Plainfield Elementary School.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Bushkill Township) has introduced legislation that would minimize the role school buildings play in the election process. The bill is currently being circulated for co-sponsors in the House.
In 1997, the Pennsylvania Constitution was amended to allow local taxing authorities - counties, school districts and municipalities - to reduce any homeowner’s property taxes by no more than 50 percent of the median assessed value of all primary residences (the Homestead Exclusion). On Election Day, we will have a chance to potentially raise that figure to 100 percent.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Bushkill Township) joined House members on both sides of the aisle Tuesday in advancing a revenue plan to fund the 2017-18 state budget. House Bill 542 must now be taken up by the Senate before it can be signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf.
NAZARETH – State Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Bushkill Township) invites senior citizens, their families and caregivers to her annual Senior Expo on Friday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Bushkill Township Volunteer Fire Company, 155 Firehouse Drive, Nazareth.
WHAT: State legislators from across Pennsylvania will participate in a legislative hearing to accept testimony from local job creators that have been impeded by Pennsylvania’s state agencies, complex regulations and cumbersome processes. Led by Chair of the House Majority Policy Committee Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Bushkill Township), the hearing will also include testimony from members of the local economic development community who are helping small businesses get up and running, and are working to attract new jobs to the region.
HARRISBURG – House Bill 218, the general appropriations piece of the state budget process, is headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk following a 173-27 vote in the House today. The bill calls for a minimal increase in spending and a substantial hike in funding for Pennsylvania’s public schools.
BUSHKILL TOWNSHIP – What was once Pennsylvania’s third-largest tire dump site is targeted to be home to manufacturing and industrial firms following Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) approval of a funding request by Green Knight Economic Development Corporation of Pen Argyl, according to state Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Bushkill Township).
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by state Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Bushkill Township) that would strengthen penalties for DUI offenders now sits with the state Senate after a near unanimous vote of support today in the House.
It is an honor to have been asked to serve on the House Appropriations Committee. This bipartisan group of members is primarily responsible for passing legislation dealing with expenditures of money by state government. Our first significant task involved the three weeks of budget hearings that took place in Harrisburg in late February and early March. The vantage point I had as a first-time committee member gave me a new perspective on the budget process.