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Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

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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.
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.
Rep. Tobash Comments on House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee Informational Meeting on Ebola Preparedness - 10/23/2014
The Commonwealth's preparedness to deal with the treatment of persons infected with the Ebola virus was the topic of an informational meeting held Thursday by the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee in Harrisburg. Those presenting information before the committee included Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Michael Wolf, Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone, and PEMA Director Glenn Cannon. Other organizations providing testimony included representatives of the Pennsylvania Nurses Association, the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, and the Ambulance Association of Pennsylvania. Committee member Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill & Berks) commented following the meeting.
Rep. Tobash Comments on House Passage of Education Reform Bill - 9/23/2014
Legislation designed to improve Pennsylvania’s Education system by increasing transparency, enhancing flexibility, and ensuring reimbursement for construction and renovation projects has been passed by the Pennsylvania House. Senate Bill 1281 would establish SchoolWatch, a program that opens the financial books of school districts to taxpayers, and would also reform PlanCon, the state’s system for compensating districts for building new schools and upgrading facilities. Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill, Berks) said this legislation will make it easier for school districts to ensure that students learn in modern and well-maintained schools. Senate Bill 1281 now returns to the Senate for concurrence in House amendments. Chuck Nichols reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Tobash Calls for Action on Hybrid Pension Plan to Save Taxpayer Dollars - 6/4/2014
House lawmakers joined representatives of the education and business communities Wednesday in Harrisburg to explain details of a proposed hybrid pension plan designed to get a handle on the growing multi-billion dollar funding crisis facing Pennsylvania’s public pension systems. Sponsor of the proposal Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill) said changes to the state employees and Pennsylvania School Employees Retirement Systems must be made now in order to stop the cost borne by taxpayers from spiraling out of control. Mike Davies reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Tobash Introduces Proposal to Address Pennsylvania’s Pension Issues - 5/30/2014
Legislation designed to address the public employee and school employee pension crisis in Pennsylvania has been introduced in Harrisburg. Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) has authored a proposed amendment to House Bill 1353 that would create a hybrid pension system which would combine elements of the current defined benefit plan, and a 401k plan. Tobash said changes must be made now in order to maintain the Commonwealth’s credit rating and avoid perpetuation of a system that has spiraled out of control. The legislation now awaits consideration by the House Rules Committee. Chuck Nichols reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Tobash Comments on Call to Pass Municipal Pension Reform Legislation - 4/8/2014
With Pennsylvania’s municipal pension systems facing a $6.7 billion unfunded liability, a bipartisan coalition of local government officials joined House lawmakers on Tuesday in Harrisburg to call for consideration of a pension reform plan to address the underfunding crisis. Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) attended the event and said the pension underfunding problem is so pervasive that lawmakers need to take swift action to ensure the financial stability of Pennsylvania’s local governments. Mike Davies reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Tobash Comments on Proposal to Redirect Horse Racing Development Funding to Education - 1/30/2014
Legislation designed to redirect funding currently earmarked for race horse development to school districts that receive less than the average amount of state financial support is currently being developed in Harrisburg. Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Berks) said this proposal is the first step in changing the way schools are funded in Pennsylvania. Chuck Nichols reports, wrap and stand alone bite available.
Rep. Mike Tobash Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 1/10/2014
The weekly Legislative Report Program 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.