HARRISBURG – This week, the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee advanced two bills, sponsored by Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster), to help Pennsylvania’s struggling dairy industry.
HARRISBURG – After receiving unanimous approval in both the House and Senate, legislation sponsored by Rep. John Lawrence (R-West Grove), to enable the Commonwealth to pay off state debt more quickly and less expensively, is now headed to the governor’s desk.
HARRISBURG – By a unanimous vote today, the House passed legislation, sponsored by Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster), which would change the way future state bonds are issued to more quickly and less expensively pay off state debt.
HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders have named Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) to the House Appropriations Committee, providing him a key seat at the table in state budget hearings, which are set to begin next week at the state Capitol.
WEST GROVE -- Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) today announced that Oxford Borough will receive a $338,725 state grant to replace a municipal water line.
What would you think if you learned that a New Hampshire-based private timber company was approved for a $50 million loan from the state of Pennsylvania to purchase timberland in northwest Pennsylvania? At a 1 percent interest rate, with generous repayment terms? What if you learned that the deal was not publicly advertised or competitively bid? Or that this $50 million loan, for the purchase of private timberland by a private company, comes from a taxpayer-subsidized state program that is, by law, required to fund improvements to water and sewer plants? Would you have questions? Would you be outraged?
WEST CHESTER (February 8, 2018) – State Senator Andy Dinniman and State Representative John Lawrence today announced that the Borough of Oxford will receive $143,836 in state funding to support road improvements related to the proposed transportation center.
HARRISBURG (August 28, 2017) – State Representative John Lawrence and State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that a four-way stop sign will be installed at an intersection that has long been a concern for Franklin Township residents and motorists.
KEMBLESVILLE – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will install a high-friction surface treatment at the intersection of state Route 896 and Appleton Road in Franklin Township, Chester County, reported Rep. John Lawrence (R-Lancaster/Chester). Lane restrictions are scheduled this week on the “Kemblesville curve” on Route 896 at Appleton Road as crews complete the high-friction resurfacing project. Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through all work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.