HARRISBURG – In support of the Commonwealth’s top industry, Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) drafted legislation to establish a business resource and reference center for farmers. The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee passed the bill unanimously today.
HARRISBURG – Legislation drafted by Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) to fight the waste, fraud and abuse of welfare benefits in the Commonwealth received unanimous support from the House today.
HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee today passed legislation authored by Rep. Diamond (R-Lebanon) that would reflect greater diversity in court elections by dividing Pennsylvania into nine Commonwealth Court districts, 15 Superior Court districts and seven Supreme Court districts.
LEBANON – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon), in partnership with the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce, is hosting an open house on Thursday, May 2, from 4-6 p.m. at his new district office location, 2230 Lebanon Valley Mall, Lebanon.
HARRISBURG – The House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee today unanimously passed legislation authored by Rep. Diamond (R-Lebanon) that would increase the efficiency of removing deceased persons from the PACE and PACENET databases by requiring greater communication between state departments.
HARRISBURG – To connect people with the best training for in-demand careers, Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) joined a majority of his colleagues this week in voting for nine bills that support the Good Jobs for Pennsylvania initiative, which has been a focus of House Republicans this legislative session.
This weekend, we will again be forced to comply with an archaic tradition, one that offers no benefits; in fact, “springing forward and falling back” comes with many consequences, including significant cost. If that’s not enough to make you wake up on the wrong side of the bed, remember that you’ll also be losing an hour of sleep as we revert to Daylight Saving Time (DST).
LEBANON – As part of a continuing effort to eliminate unnecessary, wasteful government spending, Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today announced he has returned $22,754.24 in unused general office expense funds – more than half of his $40,000 budget – from the 2017-18 Legislative Session.
LEBANON – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) and his staff will begin serving residents of the 102nd Legislative District at a new location in the Lebanon Valley Mall on Tuesday, Feb 19. While the address will remain the same, the office will be found in the lower wing next to the Marine/Navy recruitment office and across from Mancino’s Pizza.
HARRISBURG – Following the budget address that Gov. Tom Wolf delivered today to a joint session of the General Assembly, Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) released this statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) was assigned to serve on four standing House committees during the 2019-20 legislative session: Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Finance, Gaming Oversight and State Government.
There is nothing that unites Americans of all political stripes quite so much as the right to free speech. It was critical in gaining our independence from tyranny. The founders enshrined it in the very First Amendment to the United States Constitution. It remains a modern-day sling by which contemporary Davids can hope to defeat Goliaths. From free speech, great ideas and movements are often born.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today took the oath of office to begin the 2019-20 legislative session in the state House of Representatives, his third term working for the 102nd Legislative District.