White, Marcell Bring Accountability to Harassment on College Campuses

May. 22, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – In response to the recent anti-Israel protests that have led to Jewish students and faculty being harassed, intimidated and prevented from attending classes on college campuses, Reps. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) and Kristin Marcell (R-Bucks) announce two pieces of legislation to address these issues.

Pennsylvania House Republicans Call on Pennsylvania Attorney General to Investigate Philadelphia District Attorney Over Handling of Boyle Arrest Warrant

May. 07, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Republicans Tuesday held a press conference to highlight a letter they sent to Pennsylvania Attorney General Michelle Henry calling on her office to investigate Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner on the handling of the arrest warrant issued for state Rep. Kevin Boyle (D-Philadelphia) and any possible election law violations.

White, PA Manufacturers’ Association Hold Energy Roundtable in York

May. 03, 2024 /

PHILADELPHIA – Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia), in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association, held an important energy roundtable discussion this week, focusing on bolstering Pennsylvania’s energy sector and enhancing economic growth. The roundtable, held at the Manufacturers' Association of South Central PA in York, drew a diverse group of stakeholders, industry experts and legislators, including Reps. Tim O'Neal (R-Washington), Seth Grove (R-York), Joe D'Orsie (R-York) and Kristin Marcell (R-Bucks), to discuss critical topics such as LNG exports, permitting reform and grid reliability.

In Wake of Philadelphia Looting, House Republicans Unveil Anti-Looting Bill Package

Oct. 11, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – In the wake of recent rampant and violent looting in Philadelphia that caused significant property damage and loss, House Republicans today unveiled a package of anti-looting legislation that will increase penalties on looters, put additional teeth in juvenile curfews, crackdown on social media coordination of looting and enhance penalties for those looting state property, including liquor stores.

School Leaders Back Nelson, White Bill to Replace PSSA Testing

Sep. 22, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – With the support of area school superintendents, Rep. Eric Nelson (R-Westmoreland) and Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia), Republican Caucus Secretary, unveiled a plan to eliminate the annual Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) testing system used by public schools and replace it with benchmark testing technology.

It’s Time to ‘Save Our Students’

Aug. 10, 2023 /

In Pennsylvania, we are having an SOS moment. But this distress call is to “Save Our Students” when it comes to education. And as we learned at a recent Senate Education Committee hearing, time is of the essence to throw a lifeline to our most vulnerable students trapped in consistently failing schools.

Let’s Work Together to Rescue Students Stuck in Failing Schools

Jun. 26, 2023 /

Recognizing that a ZIP code should never determine the quality of a child’s education, we are excited that Pennsylvania’s Democrat Gov. Josh Shapiro once again affirmed his support for initiatives like our Lifeline Scholarships that would give struggling students and their families much-needed access to a better education.