WEST GROVE – Rep. John Lawrence (R-West Grove); Sen. Carolyn Comitta (D-West Chester); Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell, and Michelle Kichline; and Penn Township Supervisor Victor Mantegna today announced that ChristianaCare has entered into an agreement to acquire Jennersville Hospital in West Grove. The transaction is anticipated to close in the third quarter.
OXFORD – A decades-long dream to bring a performing arts space to downtown Oxford is one step closer to reality.
HARRISBURG – Today, the House voted out a package of bills, sponsored by Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster), which would permit Pennsylvania schools to purchase and dispense whole and reduced-fat (2%) Pennsylvania milk for students, establish tax incentives to help Pennsylvania’s struggling dairy farmers, and ensure Pennsylvania farmers receive state- mandated premiums.
WHAT: At a Capitol news conference on Wednesday, Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) and fellow advocates for Pennsylvania’s dairy industry will outline a package of bills Lawrence is sponsoring to help struggling farmers.
HARRISBURG – At a contentious hearing in the state Capitol Thursday, Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) questioned state officials about internal discussions concerning the proposed sale of Chester Water Authority (CWA).
HARRISBURG – Earlier this week, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives approved legislation introduced by Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) that would halt the proposed sale of Chester Water Authority (CWA). Lawrence’s amendment, offered on House Bill 527, passed the House with a broad 177-24 bipartisan majority.
HARRISBURG – Today, Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) issued the following statement concerning this morning’s announcement regarding Jennersville Hospital:
WEST GROVE – Rep. John Lawrence (R-West Grove) joined Senator Carolyn Comitta (D-West Chester), Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell, and Michelle Kichline, Penn Township Supervisor Victor Mantegna, and other local officials at the Penn Township Building earlier today to announce the continued operation of Jennersville Hospital. The hospital had been slated for closure at the end of the year by its current owner, Tower Health.
HARRISBURG – In response to a recent Commonwealth Court decision on the future of Chester Water Authority (CWA), House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) called on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to review the matter. The case, Chester Water Authority v. Aqua Pennsylvania Inc., dealt a blow to the continued independence of the water authority.
HARRISBURG – Responding to a resolution authored more than three years ago by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), Pennsylvania Auditor General Tim DeFoor has launched an audit of nonpoint source management transactions authorized by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST).
HARRISBURG – Today, Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) issued the following statement concerning Tower Health’s recent decision regarding Jennersville Hospital:
HARRISBURG – Representative John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) recently called out the Wolf administration’s failure to address persistent issues related to COVID-19 test processing at the state laboratory.
HARRISBURG -At a recent hearing in the State Capitol, legislators and testifiers debated current state policies surrounding buyouts of locally-run municipal water and sewer systems by investor-owned utilities.
WEST GROVE – Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) and Sen. Carolyn Comitta (D-Chester) this week announced West Nottingham Township will receive $842,000 in state funding to support much-needed infrastructure improvements at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 272 and Baltimore Pike.
HARRISBURG – As House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) continues to quarantine because of a positive COVID-19 test, Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) will serve as the speaker pro tempore for House session next week.
HARRISBURG - Legislation sponsored by Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) to expedite Pennsylvania's COVID-19 vaccine rollout passed the state House with broad bipartisan support on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – At a recent hearing at the state Capitol, Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) got few answers while attempting to pin down the Wolf administration’s position on the future of Chester Water Authority. The exchange occurred in a budget hearing when Lawrence questioned Secretary Dennis Davin, a Wolf appointee who helms the state’s Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).
HARRISBURG—The Republican Southeast House delegation today demanded the administration give the responsibility and authority for allocating and distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to the Pennsylvania National Guard.
HARRISBURG – At a budget hearing Thursday at the state Capitol, Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, questioned Budget Secretary Jen Swails on Gov. Tom Wolf’s failure to address COVID-19 vaccinations in his recently released budget proposal.
HARRISBURG – At a budget hearing Monday at the state Capitol, Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) lambasted Secretary of Aging Robert Torres for his department’s actions blocking the release of documents to a federally empaneled grand jury looking into an unusually high rate of COVID-19 related deaths at a nursing home in western Pennsylvania.