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02/06/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) said the $33 billion budget, proposed today by Gov. Tom Wolf, increases state spending by more than $1 billion.
01/04/2018
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.
12/19/2017
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.
11/16/2017
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.
11/06/2017
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Reps. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), Gary Day (R-Berks/Lehigh) and Sid Michaels Kavulich (D-Lackawanna), which aims to increase school security and preparedness, becomes law today without the governor’s signature.
10/23/2017
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.
10/06/2017
HARRISBURG – A group of southeastern Pennsylvania lawmakers is saying enough is enough when it comes to the ongoing budget stalemate.
02/07/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) said he is encouraged by the budget proposal Gov. Tom Wolf presented to a joint session of the General Assembly today because it reflects Pennsylvania’s fiscal realities.
02/07/2017
HARRISBURG – By a unanimous vote this morning, the House Education Committee passed a bill, sponsored by committee member Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), which would require Pennsylvania public schools to conduct annual security drills in each of its school buildings.
01/27/2017
HARRISBURG – This week, the House met and finalized assignments for its 27 standing committees. In the 2017-18 legislative session, Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) has been reappointed to the House Education Committee and the Aging and Older Adult Services Committee. Staats will also take a seat on the House Liquor Control and State Government committees.
01/20/2017
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.
09/27/2016
QUAKERTOWN – In an effort to provide quality outreach opportunities to residents of the 145th Legislative District, Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) is offering two outreach events in October. Both events will be held at his district office, located at 10 S. Third St. in Quakertown.
08/26/2016
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) today announced over $3 million in grants for projects at three Bucks County airports. Grants will be disbursed to Doylestown, Pennridge and Quakertown airports through the Aviation Transportation Assistance Program. The grant program is authorized by the General Assembly and grants are administered by PennDOT’s Bureau of Aviation.
07/14/2016
HARRISBURG – The House voted to pass several code bills which served as the final pieces of the 2016-17 budget, said Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks). Included in the package was the tax code (House Bill 1198), the education code (House Bill 1605) and the fiscal code (House Bill 1606). Staats opposed the tax code and supported the education and fiscal codes.
07/13/2016
HARRISBURG – A measure introduced by Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) as House Bill 859 was included in one of the 2016-17 budget code bills passed by the House on Wednesday afternoon.