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11/01/2017
ALLENTOWN – Answering rising calls to fix broken state government, Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) today detailed his support of a new proposal to host a limited constitutional convention in Pennsylvania, similar to the one that occurred in 1967.
11/01/2017
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Aaron Kaufer today detailed his support of a new proposal to host a limited constitutional convention in Pennsylvania, similar to the one that was hosted in 1967. Kaufer joined Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland), author of the proposal, to explain what a convention could look like.
10/17/2017
HARRISBURG – Answering rising calls to fix broken state government, Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) and Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. (R-Blair) today unveiled a bicameral proposal to host a limited constitutional convention in Pennsylvania, similar to the one which occurred in 1967.
10/16/2017
WHAT: State Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) and Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. (R-Blair) will hold a press conference to discuss their legislation to reform state government structures and practices via limited constitutional convention, as was done in 1967.
07/13/2017
CARLISLE – Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) today announced his next “Coffee and Conversation” meeting will be held on Thursday, July 20, at 7-8 p.m. at the Friendship Hose Company, located at 15 E. Big Spring Ave., Newville. The event is open to residents of the 199th District only.
06/30/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) issued the following statement in response to passage of the 2017-18 state budget plan, which was sent to the governor’s desk today:
06/27/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) today announced he has been appointed to serve on the House Finance Committee’s Select Subcommittee on Tax Modernization and Reform by Finance Committee Chairman Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks).
06/19/2017
HARRISBURG – The House Education Committee today took an important step toward keeping Pennsylvania’s best teachers in the classroom and boosting student achievement by voting to end the practice of seniority-based layoffs, said Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland), prime sponsor of the Protecting Excellent Teachers Act.
06/07/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) today reintroduced legislation to help keep Pennsylvania’s best teachers in the classrooms and boost student achievement by ending the mandated practice of seniority-based layoffs in Pennsylvania.
06/05/2017
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today approved House Bill 211, which would help to improve Pennsylvania’s 2-1-1 system through a public-private partnership. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) and House Human Services Committee Chairman Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks).
05/08/2017
HARRISBURG – On Monday, the House Human Services Committee unanimously approved House Bill 211, which seeks to establish a statewide 2-1-1 System Partnership Grant Program within the Department of Human Services to facilitate dissemination of health and human service information. The bill is being sponsored by Committee Chairman Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) and Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland).
04/25/2017
HARRISBURG – On Tuesday, the House Finance Committee approved the Small Business Tax Fairness Package, which includes three House bills being sponsored by Reps. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland), Seth Grove (R-York) and Eric Nelson (R-Westmoreland). Each of the bills passed with a 16-7 vote.
04/13/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) today introduced the enabling legislation for Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed unification of the Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP), Health, and Human Services (DHS) into a new Department of Health and Human Services.