Committees to Examine Child Protection Task Force Recommendations
Members of the House Children and
Youth Committee and the House Judiciary Committee will conduct a joint
hearing next week on the recommendations issued by the Task Force on
Child Protection, which was formed in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky
scandal. The hearing will take place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at
In Harrisburg this week, the House
organized the membership of the 24 standing committees. In addition to
being appointed chairman of the House Game and Fisheries Committee, I
also will continue my service on the House Environmental Resources and
Energy Committee. This committee focuses on the development of energy
policy and has oversight of the Department of Environmental Protection
and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. For updates about both of my committees, follow me on Facebook.
Protecting Second Amendment Rights
With the Obama administration, and
some state legislatures, going after people’s second amendment rights, a
gun rights rally will be held in Harrisburg again this spring. The
Second Amendment Action Day is set for Tuesday, April 23, at 10 a.m. in
the Main Capitol Rotunda. You may also sign a petition opposing any proposed gun controls here.
National leaders’ focus on tighter
gun controls not only threatens our constitutional right to keep and
bear arms; it also gives people a false sense of security that the awful
tragedies that have taken place across the country in recent months and
years will be prevented in the future. The truth is we need to focus on
our mental health care system, and on keeping guns out of the hands of
people who are seriously mentally ill. Taking guns out of the hands of
law-abiding citizens will not solve this problem.
If you need an accommodation to participate in PA State Park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit. With at least three days’ notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.
A cancer support group meets monthly on the third Monday at 7:00 pm.
Whether you were diagnosed last week, 6 months ago, or 10 years ago, we need you to become a part of our group. Family, Friends and caregivers welcome. Contact June Buckler, Facilitator, for more information. The group is sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
Express Care at Cole Memorial--Click On Ad For More Information
All original content created and posted by "Solomon's words for the wise " is subject to copyright and may not be used without permission. This includes news, photos, and advertising content. Content produced by others and posted here is attributed to the producer of the content and subject to their terms in regard to copyright.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.