Lawrence Opens March 24 Session With Prayer

State Rep. John Lawrence opens the day's session by praying for the country and our leaders, and the difficult decisions that must be made by them due to the Corona Virus.

Lawrence Comments During Office of Budget Hearings

During the March 5, 2020 Appropriations hearings, State Rep. John Lawrence questions Secretary Jen Swails of Office of Budget concerning the Governor's 200 million dollar transfer from the equine industry.

2020-21 Budget Hearings: Lawrence Comments At Dept. Of Human Services Hearings

During the March 4th, 2020 Appropriations Hearings, State Rep. John Lawrence questions Secretary of H.S. Teresa Miller concerning a growing senior population.

2020-21 Budget Hearings: Lawrence Comments During State Related University Hearings

During the March 3rd Appropriations, State Rep. John Lawrence questions a member of the State Related Universities Panel concerning the cost of a proposed library.

2020-21 Budget Hearings: Lawrence Comments At PASSHE Hearings

During the March 3rd Appropriations Hearings, State Rep. John Lawrence questions Chancellor Daniel Greenstein from PASSHE about the Vulcan Parking garage located at California University of Pennsylvania.

2020-21 Budget Hearings: Lawrence Comments At Education Hearings

During state budget hearings, Rep. John Lawrence questioned PA Education Secretary Pedro Rivera about funding for special education and the governor’s plan to reduce the school safety grants by $45 million.

2020-21 Budget Hearings: Lawrence Comments At Dept. of Agriculture Hearings

During the February 26 Appropriations Hearings, State Rep. John Lawrence questions Ag Secretary Russell Redding concerning Governor Wolf's proposed 200 Million Dollar transfer from the equine industry.

2020-21 Budget Hearings: Lawrence Comments At LCB Hearings

Rep. John Lawrence says PLCB’s proposed regulation may discourage recycling by licensees.

2020-21 Budget Hearings: Lawrence Comments At Transportation Hearings

Rep. Lawrence questioned Acting PA Transportation Secretary Yassmin Gramian about several transportation issues in the southeast region, including road and sign construction, commuter and trolley service and the status of a proposed onramp to the Schuylkill Expressway near Philadelphia’s Stadium Casino.

2020-21 Budget Hearings: Lawrence Comments At Dept. of Health Hearings

Rep. John Lawrence questioned PA Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine about her department’s unwillingness to release information concerning applicants for medical marijuana grower and dispensary licenses, even after courts and the PA Department of Open Records ordered it to do so.