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04/25/2017
WHAT: A Veterans Expo to provide information about programs and services tailored specifically to meet the needs of military veterans.
04/04/2017
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg released the following statement after voting in favor of the budget bill approved by the state House:
05/25/2016
HARRISBURG – There’s currently no more room to honor war heroes in the Medal of Honor Memorial Gardens at Soldier’s Grove at the state Capitol. That would change under a bill introduced by state Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) that is one step away from becoming law.
03/16/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg voted to approve a state budget bill that would supplement existing funding in the 2015-16 spending plan by providing additional dollars for agricultural programs, schools and other core functions of state government. Following the vote, Gillen issued the following statement:
02/09/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg vowed to carefully review and consider the budget proposal outlined by Gov. Tom Wolf, who delivered his annual budget address before a joint session of the state House and Senate. Following Wolf’s address, Gillen issued the following statement:
12/08/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg voted in favor of a balanced state budget that would fund state programs and services, and increase financial support for schools, without requiring a broad-based tax increase.
10/07/2015
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg voted against a bill considered and rejected by the state House that would have increased the state Personal Income Tax by 16 percent without eliminating school district property taxes for most Pennsylvanians.
09/29/2015
HARRISBURG – Three local World War II veterans joined state Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks) today in Harrisburg as the state House approved a measure introduced by the legislator commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory against Japan.
09/24/2015
HARRISBURG – With no overall state budget agreement within sight, Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg voted for an emergency state funding bill approved by the House that would release much-needed money for schools, emergency services and human service providers.
06/27/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg voted in favor of a balanced, on-time state budget bill that would fund the core functions of government without raising taxes.
05/20/2015
WHAT: A Veterans Expo to provide military veterans and their families with information about local programs and service providers.
05/15/2015
READING – Rep. Mark Gillen (Berks/Lancaster) is inviting veterans and their family members from Berks and Lancaster counties to join him at a Veterans Expo on Thursday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Barn at Flying Hills.
03/03/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) was pleased to see the issue of property taxes take a prominent role in the budget proposal delivered today in Harrisburg by the governor to a joint session of the House and Senate.
02/25/2015
HARRISBURG – The state House today in Harrisburg approved legislation known as “Eileen’s Law” that was introduced by Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) following a local tragedy. The bill became part of a comprehensive effort to review and improve truancy policies and laws in Pennsylvania.