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06/05/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) said today that the deadline to apply for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program has been extended to Dec. 31.
05/13/2015
HARRISBURG – By a unanimous vote Tuesday, the House advanced legislation sponsored by Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) that would maintain the confidentiality of audiovisual material generated during autopsies.
04/30/2015
HARRISBURG - Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) and the Franconia Township Parks and Recreation Commission will sponsor the 24th Annual Youth Trout Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 9, from 9-11:30 a.m. at Branchwood Park in Morwood.
04/27/2015
HARRISBURG - Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) announced today that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is awarding nearly $21,000 in environmental education grants to seven organizations in Montgomery County.
03/31/2015
HARRISBURG – By a unanimous vote Monday, the House advanced legislation, sponsored by Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery), which would provide greater transparency over acquisitions by municipal authorities and prevent what Godshall described as “empire building.”
02/17/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) today announced that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for 2014 are now available.
11/12/2014
HARRISBURG – Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) announced that applications are now being accepted for Pennsylvania’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
10/27/2014
As the winter heating season quickly approaches, thoughts of the unexpected spikes in electric bills experienced by many electric consumers last winter is forefront in my mind. Last winter’s polar vortex resulted in dramatic electric generation rate increases for consumers with variable rate contracts. Now is the time for shopping customers to review the terms and conditions of their supplier contracts to determine if their current contract adequately protects them from similar rate spikes this winter.
10/20/2014
HARRISBURG – With more than 8,000 Pennsylvanians currently awaiting a life-saving organ or bone marrow transplant, legislation sponsored by Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) to make it easier to donate an organ or tissue to someone in need is finally on its way to becoming law.
10/17/2014
HARRISBURG - The House this week voted to concur in Senate amendments to legislation sponsored by Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) to reauthorize the Responsible Utility Customer Protection Act, which was set to expire at the end of this year.
07/18/2014
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will again sponsor a winter maintenance program for 2014 for a variety of positions to supplement the permanent workforce, Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) said today.
06/13/2014
HARRISBURG – Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) would like to let residents know that the deadline to apply for the state’s 2013 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is being extended from June 30 to Dec. 31.
05/30/2014
When politics gets in the way of good public policy, citizens inevitably lose. That is precisely what happened to electric ratepayers when the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) met May 22 and, by a 3-2 vote, approved regulations put forth by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) that fail to adequately protect the public against electric rate price gouging. In fact, the PUC regulations even go so far as to block the citizens’ right to provide public input when the PUC determines a decision must be expedited.
05/06/2014
HARRISBURG – Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery) today received the prestigious James McGirr Kelly Award for Excellence in recognition of his dedication to promoting the availability of safe drinking water in the Commonwealth. The award was presented in Harrisburg today by the National Association of Water Companies, Pennsylvania chapter.
04/30/2014
HARRISBURG – Working to protect the state’s electricity consumers, the House Consumer Affairs Committee today passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Robert Godshall (R-Montgomery), chairman of the committee, to increase the transparency of contracts between customers and electric generation suppliers.