HARRISBURG – PennWATCH Champion Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today announced plans to introduce legislation that would improve the state government database launched in 2012.
MONACA – Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) is inviting residents from the 15th Legislative District to join him for a town hall meeting on Wednesday, March 30, from 6-8 p.m. at the South Franklin Community Building, located at 100 Municipal Road, Washington.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to keep schools open and finish the 2015-16 state budget, Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today voted to send a supplemental budget plan to the governor’s desk. House Bill 1801 restores cuts made by the governor when he signed the majority of the current budget into law in December.
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today voted in favor of legislation (Senate Bill 3) that would permit the use of medical cannabis in Pennsylvania in a controlled fashion. As a concerned parent, he released the following statement explaining his support for the long-debated issue:
HEIDELBERG (Allegheny County) – A group of local Republican state House members today called for Gov. Tom Wolf to drop his demands for massive tax increases and release $3 billion in state education funding.
MONACA – Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) is inviting residents from the 15th Legislative District to join him at two upcoming town hall meetings he has planned in March.
HARRISBURG — In an effort to ensure safety of public water supplies and increase consumer protection, the House Professional Licensure Committee today heard testimony from Pennsylvania plumbers on the importance of a state licensing program for the trade, said Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington), author of a bill to establish such a program.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today issued the following statement following Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2016-17 budget address:
HARRISBURG – On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Treasury announced that a $2 billion line of credit has been extended to the Commonwealth due to the General Fund’s “historic low [balance] for this time of year,” according to a Jan. 6 press release issued by the Treasury.
HARRISBURG– Reps. Jim Christiana(R-Beaver/Washington) and Jim Marshall (R-Beaver/Butler) issued the following statement after the Senate voted to join the House in bringing an end to the state’s budget impasse:
Report reveals $30.4 billion in spending without budget, lack of transparency
WHAT: State Reps. Seth Grove (R-York), Cris Dush (R-Jefferson/Indiana) and Jim Christiana (R-Beaver) will hold a press conference to release a report on Wolf Administration budget impasse spending.
MONACA – Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) invites area job seekers to learn about regional career opportunities at his upcoming job fair scheduled to take place on Friday, Nov. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Penn State Beaver, located at 100 University Drive in Monaca.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to return Philadelphia and Pittsburgh teachers to classrooms in which they were hired to work, state Reps. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) and Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today unveiled legislation to end a practice known as “ghost teaching.”
WHAT: State Reps. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver) and Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) will discuss House Bill 1649, legislation that would address “ghost” teachers in the School District of Philadelphia taking leave from the classroom to work for their union while still earning their pay and benefits and accruing time toward their pension.