My Audio Updates
Here you will find audio clips about important events that have taken place during the current and past Legislative Sessions.
Rep. Godshall Comments on Hearing on Power Company Storm Outage Response - 3/27/2014
The House Consumer Affairs Committee held a public hearing this week in Harrisburg to gather information from electric utility companies about their response to outages brought about by recent winter storms. Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Godshall (R-Montgomery) said power companies improve their response with each passing storm, and they plan to use every tool at their disposal to prevent future problems. Chuck Nichols reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Godshall Comments on Hearing on Electric Variable Rate Contract Spike - 3/20/2014
The House Consumer Affairs Committee held a public hearing this week in Harrisburg to discuss the recent rate spike experienced by electric customers with variable rate contracts. Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Godshall (R-Montgomery) said he has sponsored legislation that would help reduce the burden of rate spikes and make it easier for customers to avoid and get out of unsustainable variable rate contracts. Chuck Nichols reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Godshall Comments on Consumer Affairs Committee Hearing on Legislation to Curb Scrap Metal Theft - 8/16/2013
The House Consumer Affairs Committee held a public hearing this week in Harrisburg to discuss legislation designed to address the issue of scrap metal theft. Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Godshall (R-Montgomery) said businesses are suffering due to the theft of new copper that is subsequently sold as scrap. Chuck Nichols reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Godshall Comments on Senate Committee Passage of His Organ Donor Tax Credit Legislation - 5/1/2013
Legislation that would offer tax credits to reimburse employers who give employees paid leave to donate an organ or bone marrow has been approved by the Senate Finance Committee. Bill sponsor Rep. Bob Godshall(R-Montgomery) said that if people know their job and livelihood are secure, they will be more likely to take the time to donate the organ or tissue necessary to save lives. House Bill 46 now moves to the full Senate for Consideration. Chuck Nichols reporting... full story and stand alone bite available.
Rep. Godshall’s Organ and Bone Marrow Donor Tax Credit Bill Advances - 1/29/2013
The Pennsylvania House Finance Committee recently approved legislation to offer tax credits to reimburse employers who allow workers to take paid leave in order to donate an organ or bone marrow to someone in need. Bill sponsor Rep. Bob Godshall (R-Montgomery), who was the recipient of a life-saving bone marrow transplant in 2005, said his bill removes one of the key financial hurdles that may deter healthy individuals now in the workforce from participating in a life-saving organ donation program. Mike Davies reporting... full story and stand alone bite available.
Rep. Godshall Says Reducing the Size of the General Assembly Will Save Taxpayer Money and Streamline the Process - 4/18/2012
Speculation as to the future of landmark legislation recently approved by the state House that would amend the Pennsylvania constitution and reduce the size of the General Assembly continues in Harrisburg. Rep. Bob Godshall(R-Montgomery) said this is a change he has supported in the past that would result in cost savings and a more efficient legislative process. Mike Davies reporting... full story and stand alone bite available.
Rep. Godshall Comments on Consumer Affairs Committee Meeting on Natural Gas Pipelines - 2/24/2011
The House Consumer Affairs Committee held a public hearing this week in Harrisburg to discuss oversight and safety for the growing number of natural gas pipelines in Pennsylvania. Rep. Bob Godshall (R-Montgomery), chairman of the committee, said new legislation has been proposed to give state government a stronger hand in regulating the pipelines that transfer natural gas from the well to the consumers. Chuck Nichols Reports - Story and Bite available.
Rep. Godshall Reintroduces His Bill to Require Unannounced Inspections of PA Day Care Facilities - 2/14/2011
Legislation that would require unannounced annual inspections of day care facilities in Pennsylvania has been reintroduced in the state House. Chairman of the House Consumer Affairs Committee Rep. Bob Godshall (R-Montgomery) has championed this cause for more than 20 years in Harrisburg and is intent on getting his bill passed in this legislative session. Mike Davies reports... story and bite available.