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250 W. Chocolate Avenue
Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: (717) 534-1323
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Harrisburg, PA 17120-2106
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My Audio Updates
Here you will find audio clips about important events that have taken place during the current and past Legislative Sessions.
Rep. Payne Comments on Gaming Bill to Allow 50/50 Drawings to Benefit Charity at Minor League Sporting Events
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50-50 drawings for the benefit of charity could become a regular feature at the home games of minor league professional sporting teams in Pennsylvania under legislation recently approved by the House Gaming Oversight Committee. Sponsor of the legislation Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) said he was approached by representatives of his local minor league hockey franchise, the Hershey Bears, who wanted to use 50-50 drawings to help area charities while enhancing the experience of the fans at home games. The bill now goes to the full House for consideration. Chuck Nichols reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Payne Announces Date for Seventh Annual Senior Health Fair
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Senior citizens from the 106th legislative district are invited to attend Rep. John Payne’s 7th Annual Senior Health Fair on April 27th to gather information on a wide range of services and programs that are focused on seniors. Rep. Payne said the event is designed to give area seniors an opportunity to gather information about health care, state government programs and home-based services available locally. Mike Davies reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Payne Comments on Governor Corbett’s Budget Proposal
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Holding the line on state spending was the theme of Governor Corbett’s recent budget address delivered before a joint session of the General Assembly in Harrisburg. The $27.1 billion spending plan is a small reduction in spending from last year and includes efforts to clamp down on budget growth and control spending while ensuring no new tax increases. Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) said he was generally pleased with the Governor’s fiscally conservative approach that represents a good start at ensuring state government lives within its means. Mike Davies reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Payne Says Amended Liquor Privatization Bill Contains Elements of Legislation He Authored Earlier This Year
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Amended legislation to privatize the sale of wine and ease regulations for the sale of beer in Pennsylvania was recently approved by the House Liquor Control Committee. Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Licensing, said he is pleased to see elements of legislation he sponsored earlier this year contained in the current version of the new privatization bill. Mike Davies reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Payne Bill to Create an “In God We Trust” PA License Plate Approved by House
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Legislation to create a new “In God We Trust” specialty license plate has recently been approved by the state House. Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin), sponsor of the bill, said as many as 14 other states offer vehicle license plates with this familiar motto from US currency and motorists in his district have requested this option for their Pennsylvania license plates as well. Mike Davies reports... story and bite available.
Rep. John Payne Outlines Legislative Agenda for Fall Session
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The Pennsylvania House will return from their summer recess next week, and will have several important tasks on their plate. Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) outlines the agenda items that he believes the legislature needs to tackle as the fall session opens. Chuck Nichols reports... story and bite available.
Rep. John Payne Congratulates Local Firm on FDA Approval to Test New Cancer Drug
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The FDA has recently granted approval for clinical trials of a new cancer drug developed by a company in central Pennsylvania. Apogee Biotechnology Corporation, headquartered at the Hershey Center for Applied Research, has been awarded a $2.1 million contract by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to evaluate its radiation protection medication. Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin), a member of the Pennsylvania House Life Sciences Caucus, said this is a major step forward for the region’s growing Biotechnology Industry. Chuck Nichols Reports - Story and Bite available.
Rep. Payne Comments on Changes to State Liquor Sales Regulations for Bars and Restaurants Recently Signed Into Law
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Legislation allowing bar, restaurant and hotel owners in Pennsylvania to extend the length of time they may discount the price of alcohol has been signed into law by Gov. Tom Corbett. Sponsor of the bill, Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) said these changes to the state’s liquor regulations will give license holders more control over their business schedule. Mike Davies reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Payne Proposes Bill to Allow Private Sale of Wine and Liquor at Beer Distributors in PA
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With the privatization of liquor sales under discussion in Harrisburg, new legislation has been proposed to offer existing beer distributors the opportunity to buy a license that would allow them to sell wine and liquor in Pennsylvania. Co-sponsor of the bill and Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee’s Subcommittee on Licensing, Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) said the plan has the advantage of simplicity and would get the private sale of wine and liquor up and running quickly in Pennsylvania. Mike Davies reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Payne Comments on House Passage of His Bill to Amend State's Liquor Code
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The Pennsylvania House has passed legislation that would amend the state’s liquor code to extend the daily limits on the length of happy hour and to allow caterers to sell and serve alcohol at events held at locations other than their catering facility. Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) said his legislation will allow businesses to have greater flexibility concerning alcohol sales. Chuck Nichols reports... story and bite available.