HARRISBURG – State Reps. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) today announced that the General Assembly has passed House Bill 21, taking a massive step in giving homebuyers greater confidence during the homebuying process. House Bill 21 would amend Act 367 of 1945, known as the Engineer, Land Surveyor and Geologist Registration Law, to require licensure of home inspectors.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) today announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has awarded a grant of $22,447 to Dauphin County Technical School. PDE awarded a total of nearly $1.2 million in grants to 32 career and technical centers and area vocational technical schools across the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) today announced that the House of Representatives has passed her legislation, House Bill 2868, which would provide protections for renters and homeowners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill would amend the Mortgage and Rental Assistance Program, which is funded by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
HARRISBUG – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) will be hosting two drive-thru veterans appreciation events for veterans of the 104th legislative district. Veterans in attendance will receive a free boxed lunch, recognition certificate and veteran’s pin.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) today announced that the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has awarded a grant of $17,746 to Friends of Fort Halifax for a field school and volunteer project. The field school will build from earlier archaeological investigations at Fort Halifax Township Park to positively identify the location of Fort Halifax. These studies have identified buried features and recovered military and domestic artifacts that date back to the mid-18th century.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) today announced that the House of Representatives has failed to overturn the governor’s veto of House Bill 2787, which would allow decisions regarding school sports and spectators to be made by local school districts rather than by statewide mandate. The motion failed with a vote of 130-71, short of the 2/3 majority needed to overturn.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) will be hosting a free community shredding event on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. to noon, at her district office located at 2090 Linglestown Road in Susquehanna Township.
HARRISBURG – On Friday, June 19, 2020, Pennsylvania celebrates Juneteenth National Freedom Day for the first time as an officially recognized state holiday. House Bill 619, authored by Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon), was passed by the governor last summer to officially designate the holiday.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today passed Senate Bill 1108, which would distribute approximately $2.6 billion in federal relief funds throughout Pennsylvania’s counties as well as across various state government departments. Of that total, $625 million is allocated to 60 Pennsylvania counties who have not yet received funds directly from the federal government. Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) announced that, based on population, Dauphin and Lebanon counties would receive $37,938,028 in appropriated funds.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today approved a responsible, short-term $25 billion budget that runs through November. State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) issued the following statement in response:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) today announced that the governor has issued a stay-at-home order for Dauphin County. Dauphin County is one of 26 counties now on the list.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) today announced $1,152,166 in grant funding to numerous school districts in the 104th Legislative District. The School Safety and Security Committee, established within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, distributes these funds to make Commonwealth school districts safer for students and teachers.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) today stated her clear opposition to the governor’s proposal to divert $204 million from the Pennsylvania Race Horse Development Trust Fund and use them for his own budget goals. Helm issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal:
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Financing Authority today approved $170,921 in funding to install sidewalks along Elmerton Avenue in Susquehanna Township, Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) said today.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Bill Kortz (D-Allegheny) and Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) that would license home inspectors passed the House of Representatives Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – The House Professional Licensure Committee today passed Rep. Sue Helm’s (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) bill, House Bill 21, which would amend the Engineer, Land Surveyor and Geologist Registration Law to require the licensure of home inspectors. Currently, this is the only unregulated profession in the home buying process.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) today announced a $125,000 grant for Susquehanna Township to extend the trail system and make parking lot improvements in Boyd Passive Recreation Park off Walker Mill Road.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) and Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) will be hosting a seminar on the spotted lanternfly on Thursday, September 26, 2019, from 6-8 p.m. at the Halifax Area Ambulance and Rescue Center, located at 31 Bunker Hill Road in Halifax.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon) today announced that the House of Representatives has passed House Bill 790, the General Appropriations portion of the state budget, by a 140-62 margin.