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

We Do Not Have Time to Waste to Get Shots in People's Arms

Mar. 24, 2021 / Embed

PA State Rep. John Lawrence lobbies in favor of his legislation to establish the COVID-19 Vaccine Administration and Distribution Act to expedite vaccine distribution, especially in PA's southeastern counties.

Lawrence Continues Questions of Officials During Professional Licensure

Mar. 15, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Lawrence questions Kalonji Johnson, Commissioner of the Pennsylvania Bureau of Professional & Occupational Affairs, about his department's interaction with the Governor's office at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lawrence Questions Official During Professional Licensure

Mar. 15, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Lawrence questions Kalonji Johnson, Commissioner of the Pennsylvania Bureau of Professional & Occupational Affairs, about his department's proposal to increase the fee to renew a license to practice dentistry in Pennsylvania.

Lawrence Questions Budget Secretary at Appropriations

Mar. 04, 2021 / Embed

Rep. John Lawrence questions Budget Secretary Jen Swails on apparent inconsistency in speeches given by Governor Tom Wolf on his proposal to increase the state income tax.