House Majority Leader Responds to Election Day Changes

Jun. 02, 2020 /

“We will continue protecting the rights of all voters and will reject and fight back against any effort to disenfranchise Pennsylvania voters. The right of the people of Pennsylvania, working through the General Assembly, to pass laws remains equally important to maintaining a representative democracy, and we will continue to fight for this right.”

Cumberland County Delegation Announces Nearly $23 Million in COVID-19 Relief

May. 28, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Members of the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives representing Cumberland County are pleased to announce they voted to send nearly $23 million in COVID-19 relief to Cumberland County commissioners to distribute to small businesses and organizations adversely affected by the governor’s orders and regulations over the last three months. The delegation, which consists of Reps. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland), Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland), Torren Ecker (R-Cumberland/Adams), Dawn Keefer (R-Cumberland/York), Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) and Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland); and Sens. Judy Ward (R-30), Mike Regan (R-31) and Doug Mastriano (R-33), issued the following statement:

Southcentral House Republicans Move to Expand COVID-19 Testing

Apr. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Democrats today blocked a measure which would have provided the Wolf administration with necessary COVID-19 testing tools it requested to help protect Pennsylvanians and reopen the state. Southcentral region state legislators, including House Appropriations Majority Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Mike Jones (R-York Township), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill), Sheryl Delozier (R-Lower Allen Township), Paul Schemel (R-Franklin), Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) and Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle), issued the following statement:

House Approves Gleim Bill to Monitor Fiscal Pitfalls

Apr. 28, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland) today announced that the House of Representatives voted to pass House Bill 2392, legislation she authored along with esteemed colleague Rep. Frank Ryan of Lebanon County.

Local House Republicans Vote to Bring Parity to Pennsylvania Businesses

Apr. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG –The House today approved Senate Bill 613 to require the governor to follow federal guidelines to determine which businesses are considered life-sustaining, bringing parity to the Pennsylvania business community and keeping in line with practices of surrounding states. In response, area House Republican members, who are House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Mike Jones (R-York Township), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill), Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) and Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle) issued the following statement:

House Republicans from York, Adams and Cumberland Counties Urge Wolf to Allow Construction Workers to Work

Mar. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – After hearing from local business owners, construction workers and others, members of the House of Representatives from York, Adams and Cumberland counties joined together to urge Gov. Tom Wolf to allow construction projects to be completed and to allow workers to return to job sites. Previously, Wolf included construction on the list of “non-essential” businesses, which put a halt to construction projects in Pennsylvania. In response, the members, who are House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) issued the following statement:

Gleim Cancels Mt. Holly Springs Coffee and Conversation

Mar. 18, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland) today announced that her April 2 Coffee and Conversation town hall scheduled for 6:30 at the Dickinson Township Building, 219 Mountain View Rd., has been cancelled.

Gleim Announces $193,700 Rail Trail Grant

Nov. 12, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle) announced today the Cumberland Valley Rails-to-Trails Council Inc. has been awarded a $193,700 grant for the development of the Cumberland Valley Rail Trail in West Pennsboro Township.

Keefer, Gleim to Host Town Hall Meeting on Property Taxes

Sep. 30, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Reforming school property taxes has been the talk of the General Assembly for decades with numerous proposals put forth. However, mustering the needed votes in the House and Senate for reform has remained elusive.

Gleim Announces Oct. 11 Veterans Breakfast

Sep. 26, 2019 /

CARLISLE –Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland) today announced the speaker for her free Veterans Breakfast for those living in the 199th District. The event will be held at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle.

Business Issues to be Focus of Policy Committee Roundtable

Aug. 16, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will travel to Carlisle to host a roundtable discussion with local businesses, education institutions and organizations. Topics to be discussed will include workforce development, state taxation, regulatory reform and transportation logistics. This is part of the House Republican Caucus’ #GoodJobs4PA legislative package.

Gleim Announces $1 Million For Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

Aug. 01, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland) today announced that the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) has awarded a $1 million grant to the Cumberland County Industrial Development Authority (CCIDA) to assist with significant renovations to the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s building at 5 North Orange St. in Carlisle Borough.

Gleim Announces Fresh Produce Grant for Carlisle School

Jul. 16, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland) today announced that $23,977.50 has been awarded to Hamilton Elementary School through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP).

House Committee Approves Gleim’s Agritourism Bill

Jun. 05, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The House Agriculture Committee today unanimously approved legislation authored by Rep. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland) that would create a statewide standard allowing farmers to host Agritourism or Agritainment activities on their farms.