HARRISBURG—The Republican Southeast House delegation today demanded the administration give the responsibility and authority for allocating and distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to the Pennsylvania National Guard.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) today rejected the decision to delay opening Philadelphia’s public schools as another sign there is no effective plan to return children to class following the shutdowns caused by COVID-19.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) today rejected Gov. Tom Wolf’s call to increase the Personal Income Tax (PIT) by 46%.
For Philadelphia’s GOP, and its chairwoman and state representative from the Northeast, Martina White, this is just another day at the races. Not because White takes policy or politics lightly. Rather, because – at age 32 – dealing with matters of state, and pleasing her constituents, has been her whole life’s work. Now in her third term, White – in office since 2015 in a special election to fill an open seat in the 170th District – became the first new Republican elected in Philadelphia in 25 years, a feat considering that working class area’s deep blue roots.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus Tuesday elected its legislative leaders for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.
HARRISBURG – During leadership elections in the Pennsylvania state House today, members of the House Republican Caucus elected Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) to serve in the position of secretary. On Nov. 3, White was reelected to serve her third full term in the House.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) issued the following statement after 31 shootings and 7 homicides occurred from Friday to Sunday. Homicides are up 22% from this same point a year ago.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) has introduced an amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution to allow for the recall of elected officials who oversee local or state executive branches, agencies or departments.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) today asked Attorney General Josh Shapiro to prevent the city from removing the statue of Christopher Columbus at Marconi Plaza in South Philadelphia until the city reconstitutes the Fairmount Park Commission.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Frank Farry (R-Langhorne) has introduced House Bill 2541 to allow local county commissioners, in consultation with local health officials, to reopen businesses in counties during a health emergency if certain criteria are met.
HARRISBURG – After weeks of working to safely and responsibly reopen businesses across the southeast and allow employees to once again start earning a paycheck, members of the Southeast House Republican Delegation are asking the governor to allow retail operators to offer curbside pickup for their customers.
HARRISBURG—Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Reps. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) and Jared Solomon (D-Philadelphia) to speed up property tax and rent rebates to qualified recipients has been passed by the Senate and is going to Gov. Tom Wolf for his signature.
Since mid-March, we’ve all been living under Gov. Tom Wolf’s “new normal” as the coronavirus pandemic spreads.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) has introduced legislation to impose a mandatory minimum sentence on criminals who use illegal guns while committing crimes.
HARRISBURG—A House task force investigating how to better fund transportation infrastructure concluded that shortfalls in funding for transportation improvements is linked, in part, to the spending of Motor License Fund money on non-transportation-related projects.
HARRISBURG – To address the issue of squatters in Philadelphia and other areas across Pennsylvania, the state House approved a bill authored by Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) that would create a process in which police would have greater authority to assist in the removal of a trespasser.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) released the following statement about the recent police shootings in Philadelphia:
With an eye on improving Pennsylvania’s crumbling bridges and pot-holed roads, Republicans who control the state House announced Monday they are starting a legislative infrastructure task force to look for solutions.
State Reps. Martina White and Jared Solomon, among others, last month sought to pass “concurrent jurisdiction” legislation that would have given Attorney General Josh Shapiro the ability to prosecute cases involving the sale, purchase or possession of an illegal gun.
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) today called on Attorney General Josh Shapiro to prosecute gun crimes in Philadelphia.