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06/19/2018
HARRISBURG – Working to enhance protections for preserved land in the Commonwealth, Reps. Warren Kampf (R-Montgomery/Chester), Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) and Marcy Toepel (R-Montgomery) today applauded House passage of their eminent domain reform legislation. The measure passed with strong bipartisan support, 179-18.
06/12/2018
HARRISBURG – A trio of Montgomery County lawmakers today applauded unanimous committee approval of their bill to limit the use of eminent domain on land that has been set aside as green space or open space.
05/25/2018
HARRISBURG – Hundreds of senior citizen athletes turned out for fun, friendship and exercise at the 32nd annual Montgomery County Senior Games and Expo. The event is featured on the June edition of Legislative Report with Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery).
05/22/2018
WHAT: The House Local Government Committee will receive a report from the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee about results of a study it conducted on the fiscal impact of the Right-to-Know Law on municipal governments. The study was authorized by the passage of House Resolution 50, sponsored by Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery), last year.
05/16/2018
BLUE BELL – Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) is inviting area residents to an upcoming electronics recycling and paper shredding event on Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to noon at Montgomery County Community College, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell.
04/19/2018
BLUE BELL – Working to ensure area veterans have support, services and opportunities for higher education and jobs, area lawmakers are again joining together to host a Veterans Expo on Wednesday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to noon in College Hall at Montgomery County Community College.
03/28/2018
BLUE BELL – Working to ensure veterans have the support and services they need, area lawmakers are again joining together to host a Veterans Expo on Wednesday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to noon in College Hall at Montgomery County Community College.
02/28/2018
HARRISBURG – What is a REAL ID and why do I need a REAL ID license to fly? Where can I get one? Those questions and more are discussed on the March edition of Legislative Report with Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery).
02/14/2018
HARRISBURG – The House Local Government Committee, chaired by Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery), held a public hearing on Tuesday to discuss legislation offered by Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) affecting the 35 communities across the state that operate their own municipal electric systems, including Lansdale and Hatfield boroughs in Montgomery County. As chair of the House Local Government Committee, Harper has the responsibility for legislation proposing revisions to laws governing local governments.
02/12/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) today announced two local projects are receiving grants through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Multimodal Transportation Fund.
02/12/2018
BLUE BELL – Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood, and according to the American Red Cross, more than 36,000 units of red blood cells, 7,000 units of platelets and 10,000 units of plasma are needed every day to meet that demand.
02/12/2018
WHAT: The House Local Government Committee, chaired by Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery), will hold a public hearing on legislation to standardize the process for billing municipal electric customers. House Bill 1405 is sponsored by Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence).
02/01/2018
BLUE BELL – Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) is expanding her mobile office outreach by holding monthly office hours at the Towamencin Township building and North Wales Area Library starting next month.
01/31/2018
HARRISBURG – Citing the significant and long-term problems her constituents have had reaching the state’s Office of Unemployment Compensation (UC) by phone, Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) is calling on Labor and Industry Secretary Jerry Oleksiak to do better.