Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee Advances Lawrence's Milk Bills

Mar. 30, 2022 / Embed

The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, of which I am a member, advanced my legislation to help Pennsylvania’s struggling dairy farmers. House Bill 2397, which I sponsored, would put whole milk back on school lunch menu.

Helping Pennsylvania's Struggling Dairy Farmers

Mar. 30, 2022 / Embed

The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, advanced my legislation to strengthen transparency and accountability in the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board and ensure Pennsylvania dairy farmers receive state-mandated milk premiums.

Lawrence Bills Aim to Help PA’s Struggling Dairy Industry

Mar. 30, 2022 / Embed

At a Capitol news conference on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester/Lancaster) and fellow advocates for Pennsylvania’s dairy industry outline a package of bills Lawrence is sponsoring to help struggling farmers.

Budget Hearing PA Department of Community and Economic Development

Feb. 17, 2022 / Embed

Budget Hearing PA Department of Community and Economic Development (Part 1) FEB. 17, 2022 / EMBED DCED officials are asked about the state’s role in the proposed sale of Chester Water Authority.

Budget Hearing PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)

Feb. 17, 2022 / Embed

Budget Hearing PA Department of Community and Economic Development (Part 2) DCED officials are asked how assets from the sale of Delcora waste water treatment facility would benefit the city of Chester.

Budget hearing for the PA Department of Aging

Feb. 15, 2022 / Embed

Aging secretary, Robert Torrez responds to questions about nursing home deaths in Philadelphia, staffing shortages and oversight.

Lawrence Participates in Celebrity Cow Milking Contest

Jan. 18, 2022 / Embed

Once again, I had the pleasure of competing in the Celebrity Cow Milking Contest at the Pennsylvania Farm Show with several of my House colleagues. It is a fun event that helps to promote Pennsylvania agriculture.

Response to COVID-19 Testing

Sep. 22, 2021 / Embed

Rep. John Lawrence calls out the Wolf administration’s failure to address persistent issues related to COVID-19 test processing at the state laboratory.

Allowing Pennsylvanians More Freedom

Jun. 23, 2021 / Embed

PA State Rep. John Lawrence comments on legislation to restore freedom to Pennsylvanians by clarifying the Secretary of Health’s authority

Health Dept. Reports Lack of Testing Space

May. 05, 2021 / Embed

Rep. John Lawrence expresses dismay over a recent report by the PA Department of Health that its ability to process COVID-19 tests is limited by a lack of available space in its testing facilities. Furthermore, Lawrence says the problem is not new