York House GOP Delegation: Shapiro’s Budget Unaffordable, Irresponsible, Misleading

Feb. 06, 2024 /

HARRISBURG ¬– In response to Gov. Josh Shapiro’s $48.34 billion budget proposal, the York County House Republican Delegation consisting of House Appropriations Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Wendy Fink (R-Red Lion), Mike Jones (R-York Township) and Joe D’Orsie (R-Manchester) issued the following statement:

D’Orsie to Introduce Bill to Give Child Labor Victims Restitution

Feb. 05, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Victims of child labor law violations receive nothing from fines collected by the Department of Labor and Industry for the offense. To fix this injustice, Rep. Joe D’Orsie (R-Manchester) will introduce legislation to direct money paid through fines to go to the victims.

It’s Time for Educational Choice in PA

Jan. 25, 2024 /

If the adoption of universal educational choice was based solely on public support, we’d have it here in Pennsylvania. A comfortable majority of voters, and an even more lopsided majority of parents of school-age kids, support every form of educational choice here in the Commonwealth, from tax credit scholarships all the way up to universal choice.

It’s Time for Educational Choice in Pennsylvania

Dec. 07, 2023 /

If the adoption of universal educational choice was based solely on public support, we’d have it here in Pennsylvania. A comfortable majority of voters, and an even more lopsided majority of parents of school-age kids, support every form of educational choice here in the Commonwealth, from tax credit scholarships all the way up to universal choice.

D’Orsie Bill to Increase Penalty for Corruption of Minor Charges

Nov. 28, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Using a position of power to exploit the trust of a child is a serious crime that should come with serious consequences. That is why Rep. Joe D’Orsie (R-Manchester) introduced legislation to increase the grading of the corruption of a minor charge when the crime was perpetrated by someone in a position of authority.

D’Orsie Bill to Open Educational Pathways for All PA Students

Nov. 16, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Working to ensure all Pennsylvania students have access to quality education, Rep. Joe D’Orsie (R-Manchester) is planning to introduce a bill that would give students and their parents more educational opportunities by creating the Student Freedom Account Program.

Late Night Election Wrangle Would Have Caused Chaos at the Polls, Says York County House Republicans

Oct. 05, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – In response to hastily conceived legislation by House Democrats to majorly alter Pennsylvania elections, the York County delegation of House Republicans, which consists of Appropriations Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Mike Jones (R-York Township) Joe D’Orsie (R-Manchester) Wendy Fink (R-Red Lion) and Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), issued the following statement:

York County Delegation to Host Economic Summit

Sep. 12, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) is pleased to announce an Economic Summit to be held Thursday, Sept. 14, from 1-4 p.m. at the Alumni Hall, York College of Pennsylvania, York.

Fink, D’Orsie to Host School Choice Fair

Jul. 26, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – With the popularity of school choice at an all-time high, Reps. Wendy Fink (R-Red Lion) and Joe D’Orsie (R-Manchester) will host a school choice fair on Saturday, Aug. 5.

Shapiro’s Lifeline About Face Disastrous for PA Kids

Jul. 06, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Kids trapped in failing schools will no longer have the chance to escape, thanks to Gov. Josh Shapiro’s broken Lifeline Scholarship promise, said Rep. Joe D’Orsie (R-Manchester). The governor, after repeatedly making a promise to kids stuck in the bottom 15% of failing schools, flip-flopped, vowing now to line-item veto the Pennsylvania Award for Student Success scholarship program in the budget approved by House Democrats.

House GOP Policy Committee Hears from York Area School Choice Advocates

Mar. 16, 2023 /

YORK – Rep. Joe D’Orsie (R-Manchester) hosted the House Republican Policy Committee at the Christian School of York for a hearing on educational opportunities on Thursday. Hearing from subject experts, parents and students, the committee took in valuable testimony that, if acknowledged, can fix our broken education system in Pennsylvania.