Rep Lawrence Comments About State Highway Funding

State Rep. John Lawrence comments about a proposal he hopes will redirect funding from State Police and to the original and intended destinations.

Citizens Commission For Redistricting

State Rep. John Lawrence explains Gerrymandering and the proposed changes that could be coming to Pennsylvania.

Lawrence Welcomes Guest

On June 26, 2019, State Rep. John Lawrence welcomes a guest to the House Chambers.

State Budget Plan Moving Ahead

Rep. John Lawrence comments on the 2019-20 Pennsylvania state budget proposal. The budget plan includes no new taxes, historic levels of funding for education, and saves for the future.

Lawrence Withdraws Amendment After Auditor General Agrees to Audit PENNVEST

After recent assurances by the Pennsylvania Office of Auditor General that the department will conduct an audit this fall on PENNVEST, I withdrew an amendment to a bill that would have required the department to do so. At issue is a generous, low-interest loan to Lyme Timber, an out-of-state investment firm.

Scooter Concerns At Transportation Meeting

Pa. State Rep. John Lawrence questions testifiers during the June 17th House Transportation Committee meeting concerning issues of liability insurance and the possibility of frivolous lawsuits with motorized scooters.

Paying Pennsylvania's Debt Faster

On May 7th, 2019, Pa. State Rep. John Lawrence comments from the House floor concerning HB 24.

Rep. John Lawrence remarks on challenges facing Chester County mushroom farmers

Pa. State Rep. John Lawrence Questions Pa. Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding during the March 5th House Appropriations Budget hearings about challenges mushroom farmers are facing.

Rep. Lawrence Explores State Pension System Underfunding

Pa. State Rep. John Lawrence Questions Terrill Sanchez of SERS about the assumed rate of return of the Pennsylvania retirement account during the March 5th House Appropriations Budget hearings.

Rep Lawrence Questions DGS About Re-financing Of Bonds

During the February 26th House Appropriations hearings, Pa. State John Lawrence questions Dept. of General Services Secretary, Curt Topper of re-financing bonds; specifically asking about the Farm Show lease.