My Audio Updates
Here you will find audio clips about important events that have taken place during the current and past Legislative Sessions.
Rep. Curt Sonney Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 6/28/2018
The monthly Legislative Report Program with Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.
Rep. Curt Sonney Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 5/3/2018
The monthly Legislative Report Program with Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.
Rep. Curt Sonney Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 4/13/2018
The monthly Legislative Report Program with Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.
Rep. Sonney Comments on Governor's Budget Proposal - 2/6/2018
The Governor unveiled his 2018-19 state budget proposal before a joint session of the Pennsylvania House and Senate in Harrisburg on Tuesday. The Governor’s plan calls for $33 Billion in state spending, approximately $1 Billion more than the Commonwealth spent last year.
Rep. Curt Sonney Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 2/10/2017
The bi-weekly Legislative Report Program with Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.
Sonney Comments on Governor's Budget Address - 2/7/2017
Governor Tom Wolf delivered his annual budget address before a joint session of Pennsylvania’s House and Senate on Tuesday in Harrisburg. The Governor proposed a $32.3 billion spending plan with no new major taxes for the upcoming fiscal year. House Republicans were encouraged by the Governor’s decision to work with lawmakers to explore several cost-saving measures in order to balance the budget.
Rep. Curt Sonney Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 1/27/2017
The bi-weekly Legislative Report Program with Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.
Sonney Comments on Liquor Modernization Legislation - 6/8/2016
Legislation designed to bring wine sales to grocery stores and improve consumer convenience for liquor sales across the state has been signed into law. Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), co-sponsor of House Bill 1690, said that consumers will benefit from the added convenience this law affords, as well as the local wine industry, which will greatly benefit from a provision allowing direct shipment of wine to customer’s homes. Chuck Nichols Reports – Story and Bite available.
Rep. Sonney Comments on the Latest House Effort to Finalize the State Budget - 3/16/2016
Lawmakers took action Wednesday in the state capitol to provide essential funding for the remainder of the 2015/2016 state budget. The current year’s fiscal plan remains unresolved due to the Governor’s line-item vetoes of more than $6 billion for basic and higher education, as well as money for the Department of Corrections and agriculture programs. The House and Senate put forth the supplemental budget legislation to address funding holes created by the Governor’s vetoes and restore state funding for these programs. The funding bill approved today provides for a 200 million dollar increase for basic education, a 5 percent increase for higher education, and ensures that no schools will close in the Commonwealth. Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) said it is past time to complete the budget before local schools are forced to close their doors..
Rep. Sonney Comments on Governor’s Budget Address - 2/9/2016
House lawmakers offered their reactions to Gov. Tom Wolf’s spending proposal for fiscal year 2016-17, which he announced today in an address before a joint session of the General Assembly. The governor’s budget plan would increase taxes on working Pennsylvanians and employers by $3.6 billion and spending by 10 percent, or $3 billion, and calls for $33.3 billion in total spending. To support his proposed spending plan the governor has proposed 15 new tax increases, including a retroactive increase in the Personal Income Tax on Pennsylvania workers.