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988 East Main Street
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Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
Phone: 570-385-8235
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Borough Building
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Phone: 717-647-7208
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PO Box 202125
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2125
Phone: 717-260-6148

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My Audio Updates
Here you will find audio clips about important events that have taken place during the current and past Legislative Sessions.
Tobash Comments on Passage of Landmark Pension Reform Legislation - 6/8/2017
Legislation designed to reform Pennsylvania’s state employee and public school employee retirement systems has been approved by the Pennsylvania House. Senate Bill 1 would establish a hybrid retirement benefit plan, including defined benefit and defined contribution components. New employees would be mandatory members of the new hybrid plan.
Tobash Comments on Governor's Budget Address - 2/7/2017
Governor Tom Wolf delivered his annual budget address before a joint session of Pennsylvania’s House and Senate on Tuesday in Harrisburg. The Governor proposed a $32.3 billion spending plan with no new major taxes for the upcoming fiscal year. House Republicans were encouraged by the Governor’s decision to work with lawmakers to explore several cost-saving measures in order to balance the budget.
Rep. Tobash Comments on House Passage of Pension Reform Legislation - 6/14/2016
Legislation designed to reform Pennsylvania’s public pension system and place new state workers into a hybrid retirement plan has been approved by the Pennsylvania House. Senate Bill 1071 would establish a hybrid defined contribution/defined benefit retirement plan for future state and school employees. Under the new formula, prospective employees would receive a baseline pension based on the traditional formula, and a defined benefit – 401K style – plan for any income earned over $50,000, or after 25 years of service.
Rep. Tobash Comments on Continuing Budget Stalemate - 8/13/2015
Pennsylvania Lawmakers are continuing to express concern about the governor’s complete veto of the state budget and subsequent failure to engage in substantive negotiations to end the funding crisis for hard hit human services agencies and schools. At a news conference held Wednesday at the Pik Rite corporation in Lewisburg, Union County; Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) joined other Upper Susquehanna Valley lawmakers in voicing their views on the state budget impasse and how it has affected their districts and constituents.
Tobash Comments on Passage of Wine & Liquor Privatization and Public Pension Reform Legislation - 7/1/2015
The Pennsylvania House voted this week on a number of statewide issues that directly impact Pennsylvania communities and taxpayers. On Tuesday the House approved legislation to address Pennsylvania’s growing pension crisis, which continues to threaten the economics of the state and local school districts. Senate Bill 1 would establish a hybrid defined contribution/cash balance plan for future state and school employees, rather than the current defined benefit plan. The House also voted Tuesday to approve House Bill 466, which would end full government control of wine and spirits sales in the Commonwealth by giving beer distributors the opportunity to obtain a license to sell wine and spirits under a single roof, and would provide other current license holders with additional retail sale options.
Tobash Comments on House Passage of On-Time State Budget with No Tax Increases - 6/27/2015
The House voted today, 112-77, in favor a $30.18 billion state budget that provides funding for the core functions of government without increasing the tax burden for Pennsylvania citizens. The budget legislation includes more than $200 million in increases for early childhood education, basic education and higher education; as well as additional funding for people with intellectual disabilities. The bill now goes to the Senate for consideration and is expected to go to the governor’s desk in the next several days. Comments are now available from Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill & Dauphin) on passage of the bill.
Rep. Mike Tobash Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 6/25/2015
The Legislative Report Program-Podcast with Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill & Berks) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.
Rep. Tobash Reacts to Governor’s Budget Proposal Calling for $4.7 Billion in New Spending - 3/4/2015
Republican members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives offered their reactions to Gov. Wolf’s $33.8 billion state budget proposal, delivered Tuesday before a joint session of the House and Senate. The Governor’s plan would increase state spending by $4.7 billion and also increase a variety of state taxes, including the personal income tax and sales tax, as well as create a new gas severance tax which would be among the highest in the nation. An average Pennsylvania household with a median income of $52,548 would pay an additional 21% in state taxes under the Governor’s plan.
Lawmakers Introduce Resolution to Review and Improve Technical Education in Pennsylvania - 2/24/2015
Legislation that would create a subcommittee to investigate and review technical education and career readiness in the Commonwealth has been introduced in Harrisburg. House Resolution 102 would charge the new subcommittee with finding ways to better match technical education with the needs of job creators in Pennsylvania. Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) said students need to be trained for and aware of the good, family sustaining jobs that are available in PA. House Resolution 102 now awaits consideration by the House Education Committee.
Tobash to Serve as a Deputy Chair of the House Majority Policy Committee - 1/6/2015
The House Majority Policy Committee announced this week that Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) will serve as a deputy policy chair for the committee during the 2015-16 legislative session. The committee travels across the state, conducting hearings and roundtable discussions about important issues to gather testimony and information from key stakeholders. Rep. Tobash said he is specifically interested in working with his colleagues to improve our public education system, and to stabilize and reform the state’s public pensions.