HARRISBURG – By a unanimous vote, the House Liquor Control Committee today approved legislation, sponsored by Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), which would permit owners of old hotel licenses to convert them to restaurant liquor licenses.
HARRISBURG – A bill sponsored by Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), which represents the most significant reform of Pennsylvania’s career and technical (CTE) education laws in more than 30 years, passed a major hurdle today and is now on its way to becoming law.
WHAT: A group of area lawmakers will hold a ceremony to dedicate a portion of PA Route 563 in Bucks County in honor of a World War II machine gunner from Bucks County, who was killed in action.
WHAT: The House Liquor Control Committee will hold a public hearing in Philadelphia regarding legislation to permit owners of old hotel licenses to convert them to restaurant liquor licenses. House Bill 1617 would give owners of hotel licenses, issued prior to 1949, a window during which they could apply to the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to convert them to restaurant licenses. The move would give the licensees greater flexibility in the transferability of the licenses.
HARRISBURG – A bill sponsored by Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) that would save students time and money by providing them with access to information regarding the transfer policies of educational institutions was amended today to include a bipartisan package of career and technical education (CTE) bills to help prepare high school and college students for the jobs awaiting them.
HARRISBURG – By a unanimous vote today, the House advanced legislation sponsored by Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), which aims to save high school and college students time and money by providing them with information on the transfer policies of educational institutions.
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf delivered his state budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly today, unveiling a plan that proposes to hike spending by $927 million, according to Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks)
HARRISBURG – The House Republican Caucus announced its committee assignments this week, naming Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) to five committees for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) today raised concerns with the Wolf Administration after asbestos was discovered in the rocks of East Rockhill Quarry in East Rockhill, Bucks County.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) has been tapped to play a crucial role on the Majority House Policy Committee, which examines some of the most critical issues facing Pennsylvania and works to develop sound public policies to address them. His appointment for the 2019-20 legislative session was announced today by House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest).
WHAT: Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) is encouraging the public and news media to attend the annual Veterans Day observance at Palisades Middle School. Staats, who organized the event with the Upper Bucks Veterans Organization, will be emceeing the event, which will honor all veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) today announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), through the Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer Program, approved a $298,000 grant for sanitary sewer lines along Green Street in Sellersville Borough.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) and Sen. Bob Mensch (R-Berks/Bucks/ Montgomery) are urging senior citizens in Bucks County to attend a FREE health forum in Richlandtown.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-145) and Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24) held a news conference on Jan. 3, at Quakertown Borough’s Council Chambers to highlight two state grants that were awarded to Quakertown to rehabilitate Quakertown Action Park.
HARRISBURG -- Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) will partner with the American Red Cross and the Quakertown Borough Police Department next month when he hosts a community blood drive and drug take-back event at his district office in Quakertown.
Gov. Tom Wolf recently signed a massive gambling expansion bill into law on the promise that it will substantially increase state revenue and solve Pennsylvania’s fiscal challenges.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) announced today that a member of Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick’s (PA-8) district staff will hold mobile office hours at Staats’ district office from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 3 and 17, and Dec. 1 and 15, to answer questions and provide assistance with any federal matter.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) today announced that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for the 2016 tax year are now available.