Jul. 01, 2022 Download
Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) comments on how the budget addresses the needs of agriculture, school choice, and school districts.
Jun. 25, 2019 Download
House lawmakers have voted to support a 2019-20 General Fund budget that continues a multi-year effort to hold the line on taxes, fees and spending. Total state spending would be set at $33.997 billion, a 1.8% increase over the current fiscal year, which is in line with the rate of inflation. The plan provides for a record level of spending on education and includes a deposit of more than $250 million into the Rainy-Day Fund, the state’s primary “savings account.” Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) offered the following comments on the spending priorities of the budget plan.
Jun. 05, 2019 Download
Unused facilities owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania would be evaluated for potential reuse as addiction treatment centers under an initiative spearheaded by Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair). Gregory is the prime sponsor of House Resolution 147, which calls for the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a comprehensive review of unused properties and how to repurpose them for addiction treatment and recovery support. The House unanimously passed the resolution Wednesday.
Mar. 26, 2019 Download
Lawmakers, students and supporters of improving workforce development programs rallied in Harrisburg on Monday to acknowledge the successful passage of a Good Jobs for Pennsylvania package of legislation by the full House. The 11-bill package would help match up interested students and individuals with the best training for their career paths. The bipartisan, career and technical education (CTE) package includes measures to address workforce shortages in business and industry, strengthen educational partnerships with employers, and increase access to career oriented technical training. Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) said this effort is aimed at helping those who are looking to start a career and obtain good paying, family sustaining jobs.
Feb. 05, 2019 Download
Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled his 2019-2020 state budget proposal on Tuesday in Harrisburg. The $34 billion spending plan represents a nearly 1 billion dollar increase in state spending over last year. Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) said the Governor's budget plan has many good aspects, but balancing the proposal may be a challenge for lawmakers. .
Feb. 01, 2019 Download
Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) is informing seniors and people with disabilities that applications for the 2018 Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available. A prerecorded public service announcement for radio use is now available on this topic.
This spot expires on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 12:00 PM.
Jan. 15, 2019 Download
The House of Representatives was in session Tuesday in the state capitol and members had the opportunity to attend Governor Wolf’s inauguration ceremony for his second term. In his speech, the Governor struck a conciliatory note and called for increased spirit of cooperation between the General Assembly and the administration. Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) said he was generally encouraged by the Governor’s positive tone and sensitivity to the outlook of rural Pennsylvanians.
Jan. 01, 2019 Download
Members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives were sworn in Tuesday in Harrisburg with the members taking the oath of office in the House chamber at noon to officially begin the 2019-20 legislative session. Republicans hold a 110-93 majority in the House with 19 newly elected Republican members. This is the fifth consecutive term that Republicans have retained majority control of the PA House.
Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) offered comments on the swearing-in ceremony and opening of the new legislative session.