HARRISBURG – Reps. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) and Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) announced today that they have introduced legislation to permit Small Games of Chance (SGOC) licensees to conduct games online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Events to raffle popular items such as golf equipment and other items have become important community fundraisers throughout Pennsylvania. COVID-19 restrictions have greatly inhibited the fire departments, veterans associations and other nonprofit organizations that rely on revenue from these events.
HARRISBURG – With Gov. Tom Wolf threatening to veto a bill designed to strengthen the state’s Right-to-Know law, Fayette County Republican lawmakers are urging him to instead sign the measure. Reps. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland), Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) and Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – The state House of Representatives this week unanimously approved Rep. Ryan Warner’s (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) resolution raising awareness about food allergies and the impacts they have on children and their families.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) joined a majority in the state House today in voting to amend Pennsylvania’s Constitution to ensure the Commonwealth’s citizens have a say in the actions of their government during emergency situations.
HARRISBURG - Today, Westmoreland County Republican House members expressed surprise, deep concern and frustration over Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine's recent threat to close restaurants and bars for the next two weeks in Westmoreland County.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s intention to ignore the concurrent resolution adopted by the General Assembly to end the COVID-19 disaster declaration:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) issued the following statement after Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced his intentions to retire from the state House next week.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) issued the following statement after joining a majority of his House colleagues in voting to fully terminate the governor’s emergency declaration on Tuesday. The Senate also approved House Resolution 863 earlier in the day.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) issued the following statement after joining a majority of his House colleagues in voting to terminate a portion of the governor’s disaster declaration and allowing Pennsylvania businesses to reopen.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) today applauded passage of legislation authorizing $50 million in grants to help the state’s fire and emergency services companies in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
HARRISBURG – Continuing its work to protect taxpayer dollars, the state House today approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) that would help prevent fraudulent use of Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) issued the following statement after the state House voted to approve a partial budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year:
These are challenging times in our Commonwealth and our country. I have heard many people – including our governor – say “We’re all in this together.” It’s a nice sentiment, but is it true?
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner’s (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) legislation aimed at ensuring proper use of Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards was approved today by the House Health Committee.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) and Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) issued the following statement in support of the Fayette County Commissioners and their decision to join a lawsuit against the Wolf administration.
HARRISBURG – As daily announcements from Gov. Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine say, expanded testing is the most crucial step in saving lives and helping Pennsylvania get back to normal. However, House Democrats disagreed, blocking the two-thirds vote required to pass an emergency bill to expand testing to Pennsylvanians on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) is urging the Senate to follow the lead of the House and quickly pass a bill he co-sponsored that would provide much-needed funding to fire and ambulance companies across the state.
HARRISBURG – Fighting for the Commonwealth’s small business owners and workers, Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) today voted in support of Senate Bill 613, legislation designed to bring clarity and fairness to the process of reopening businesses while continuing to combat the spread of COVID-19. He issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) is calling on Gov. Tom Wolf to allow certain businesses that can operate under federal guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) related to COVID-19 to go back to work.
HARRISBURG – Small businesses impacted by the spread of coronavirus and subsequent efforts to contain it may now apply for 0% interest loans from the Commonwealth, Rep. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) announced today.