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HARRISBURG – The House Consumer Affairs Committee today unanimously approved legislation, sponsored by committee chairman Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery), to reauthorize a law that protects underground utility infrastructure and citizens from line hits during excavation projects by requiring sites to be properly marked before work begins.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue has announced guidelines for a state tax amnesty program adopted by the General Assembly as part of Act 84 of 2016, Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) said today.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) said that this week’s announcement by Shell Chemical Appalachia that it will be constructing a multi-billion dollar ethylene cracker facility in western Pennsylvania is great news for all of Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) announced today that the deadline to apply for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program and receive a rebate for rent and property taxes paid in 2015 is being extended to Dec. 31.
HARRISBURG – The House Health Committee on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved legislation, sponsored by Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery), which would permit eligible patients with a terminal illness to use investigational drugs, biological products and devices not yet approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
WHAT: Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) and the Franconia Township Parks and Recreation Commission will sponsor the 25th Annual Youth Trout Fishing Derby this weekend. The fishing derby is a tradition that has introduced thousands of children - age 12 and under - to the sport of fishing. In addition to giving children and their families an opportunity to enjoy a healthy outdoor activity together, it also leaves children with a greater appreciation for nature and the environment. Various prizes will be awarded to boys and girls in the 8 and under and 9-12 age groups. Refreshments will be available. For additional details, go to and look for the Fishing Derby banner.
HARRISBURG – Applications are now available for Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) said today.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) to fix deteriorating water and wastewater systems while protecting ratepayers was signed into law today by Gov. Tom Wolf.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) expressed relief upon learning that Gov. Tom Wolf will not veto the supplemental budget bill passed by the General Assembly last week. The governor announced this afternoon that he will permit House Bill 1801 to become law without his signature on Monday.
HARRIBURG – Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) voted this evening to approve a supplemental funding package to restore about $6 billion that Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed in the 2015-16 state budget.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has authorized the 2016 Summer Turnpike Program for college students, Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) announced today.
HARRISBURG – A responsible state budget bill that increases funding to public education and fully supports human services is now on the governor’s desk, and Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) is calling on him to sign it immediately.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now accepting applications for home heating assistance, Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) said today.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) announced today that the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) will be begin accepting grant applications for Pennsylvania’s Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan 2014-19, beginning in January.