HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today issued the following statement after House Democrats voted to shut down efforts by House Republicans to send state budget funding for crucial services such as domestic violence and rape crisis centers. House Republicans attempted to override portions of Gov. Tom Wolf’s historic veto of the entire state spending plan for the 2015-16 fiscal year.
AVELLA – Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today announced that hours at his Independence Township district office have been extended to 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
MONACA - Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) invites families of the 15th Legislative District to participate in his 2015 Kidz Day event on Saturday, Aug. 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the center fountain at the Beaver Valley Mall.
HARRISBURG – In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s visit to Beaver County today as part of his continued statewide campaign to defend his $12.7 billion tax increase plan, state Reps. Jim Marshall (R-Beaver/Butler) and Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) released the following statement urging the governor to put politics aside and join legislative leaders at the negotiating table:
WHAT: In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s scheduled rally for higher taxes and state spending in Beaver County, State Reps. Jim Christiana (R-15) and Jim Marshall (R-14) invite local taxpayers, business owners, workers and citizens to join them in a rally to ensure Pennsylvania’s economy remains competitive and urge the governor to begin working on a budget that works for all Pennsylvanians.
BRIDGEVILLE– Reps. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) and Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) will be sponsoring a concealed weapons educational event to give residents an opportunity to learn about Pennsylvania’s concealed carry laws.
HARRISBURG – Following a vote in favor of the measure today, Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) released the following statement on the passage of House Bill 466, a measure to end the state monopoly of liquor sales:
HARRISBURG – In a historic step aimed at proactively tackling the state’s largest economic challenge to date, Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today joined a majority of his House colleagues in support of Senate Bill 1, which seeks to reform Pennsylvania’s two public pension systems.
HARRISBURG – The Beaver County Republican Delegation, including Reps. Jim Christiana (R-15) and Jim Marshall (R-14), along with Sen. Elder Vogel, Jr. (R-47), voted to send to the governor’s desk a provision granting approved private school status to a western Pennsylvania school, which provides specialized education services to students with multiple and/or profound disabilities.
HARRISBURG – As chairman of the House Subcommittee on Higher Education, Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) Sunday expressed his disappointment in House Democrats, who amidst debate on budget-related legislation voted against state appropriations for all state-related universities in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today released the following statement in response to the House of Representatives’ approval of the state budget plan, which includes no new taxes, more than $400 million in new education investments and funding for essential government services:
CENTER TOWNSHIP – In an effort to reach as many residents of the 15th Legislative District as possible, Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today announced he will offer satellite hours in three municipalities located in the Washington County area.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today approved legislation, authored by Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver), which aims to provide more Pennsylvania students and parents with options in pre-K-12 education with the expansion of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs.
HARRISBURG –Taking a major step toward improving a valuable academic support program, the House of Representatives today unanimously approved legislation, authored by Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington), to ensure low-income students are connected with the educational resources necessary to land family-sustaining jobs.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) voiced his concerns about future risks to community hospitals, patients and employees during a hearing held today by the Pennsylvania Insurance Department.