HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) has announced the passing of a fiscally responsible and strong bi-partisan $42.8 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23, which he supported. This budget ensures that there will be no tax increases or new taxes. Overall, it represents a 2.9% increase in spending over the prior fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner’s (R-Mercer/Butler) legislation that would require Contract Health Care Service Agencies that provide temporary nursing workers in nursing homes, assisted living residences and personal care homes to register with Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) as a condition of their operations in the Commonwealth has passed the House of Representatives.
BUTLER AND MERCER COUNTIES – Residents of the eighth legislative district in Mercer and Butler counties are invited to attend one of the upcoming Senior Breakfasts hosted by Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Buter) has introduced legislation that would make it a first-degree misdemeanor for any public official of a municipality to vote for, direct or induce any law enforcement officer to not enforce a state law or to establish penalties for traffic or criminal violations other than as provided by state law.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would restrict where landfills may operate in the Commonwealth has been introduced by Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) is sending his congratulations to Rep. Mark Longietti (D-Mercer) following his retirement announcement. Longietti has served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives since 2007 and will serve out the rest of his current term, which ends Nov. 30, 2022.
HARRISBURG – During a productive week on the House Floor, Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) was able to get two bills he sponsored passed with bipartisan support.
MERCER COUNTY – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) invites residents of the 8th Legislative District to attend a Concealed Carry Seminar on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 6-7:30 p.m. The seminar will be held at the East End Fire Department, located at 104 Wilson Ave., Mercer.
WHAT: Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) will participate in a live panel discussion, featuring experts in law, ethics, fetal research and science, to consider the most recent revelations from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. These include the fetal experimentation, genetic engineering and transfer of harvested organs from aborted babies. UPMC receives federal and state funding for its research, but with restrictions against the sale of fetal organs and genetic engineering that mixes human and non-human DNA. This event is a collaborative effort between the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Coalition and People Concerned for the Unborn Child.
BUTLER COUNTY - Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) invites residents of Mercer and Butler counties to attend a senior citizens breakfast on Thursday, Sept. 30, from 9:30-11 a.m. The breakfast will be held at the Unionville Fire Hall, located at 102 Mahood Road, Butler.
MERCER COUNTY - Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) invites residents of Mercer and Butler counties to attend a senior breakfast on Friday, Sept. 24, from 9:30-11 a.m. The breakfast will be held at the Mercer County Career Center, located at 776 Greenville Road, Mercer.
WHAT: Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) will host Rep. Seth Grove, majority chairman of the House State Government Committee, and other members of the committee for the first hearing on congressional redistricting the Commonwealth. Testimony will be taken from local officials and residents before a new district map is proposed in the upcoming months.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) will host the first regional hearing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on Congressional Redistricting on Tuesday, Aug. 24, at 9 a.m., at Ketler Auditorium in the Pew Fine Arts Center at Grove City College, and encourages the public to take part in the public process or observe the proceedings.
MERCY COUNTY – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) has announced that two Mercer County communities will receive a total of $1,675,000 in grants and loans from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PennVEST). Bonner stated that PennVEST is a state agency dedicated to improving Pennsylvania’s environment and the health of its people by providing low interest loans and grants for sewer, storm water and drinking water projects throughout the Commonwealth. PennVEST also helps to clean rivers and streams in our communities for the enjoyment of our citizens and the protection of our environment.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Buter) issued the following statement: “The United States Congress met on Jan. 6 to certify the votes of the Electoral College for president and vice president in accord with the United States Constitution and to receive any objections from the members of Congress to the lawful right of any state delegation to cast such a vote. This process of objecting to the Electoral College delegates has been a long-established right under law and has been used on multiple occasions by legislators to challenge the right of Electoral College delegates to vote.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) has been sworn in to serve his first full term in the House of Representatives. Bonner issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) that will freeze Cost of Living Adjustments (COLAs) for state government officials beginning Dec. 1, 2020 through Nov. 30, 2021, has been signed into law by the governor.
GROVE CITY – As one of the plaintiffs in the case of County of Butler v. Wolf, Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) issued the following update on Monday’s historic U.S. District Court ruling that Gov. Tom Wolf’s and Health Secretary Rachel Levine’s COVID-19 congregate gathering, stay-at-home and business shutdown restrictions are unconstitutional.
GROVE CITY – As one of the plaintiffs in the case of County of Butler v. Wolf, Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) issued the following statement on Monday’s historic U.S. District Court ruling that Gov. Tom Wolf’s and Health Secretary Rachel Levine’s COVID-19 congregate gathering, stay-at-home and business shutdown restrictions are unconstitutional.
HARRISBURG – For the benefit of all Pennsylvanians, Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) implored Gov. Tom Wolf to sign House Bill 2463. Under his unilateral emergency rule, Gov. Wolf has suspended the law that state agencies must respond to requests for public information. This legislation (House Bill 2463) would not only provide necessary government information to the public that has been withheld by the governor during the COVID-19 pandemic, it would also ensure transparency during future emergencies.