Rep. Diamond Visits SPLAT Studio

State Rep. Russ Diamond interviews Meghan Winslow, Owner of SPLAT Studio in Annville, Pa. SPLAT Studio is an instructional arts and crafts studio providing hands-on creative art opportunities for the family.

Amaury Abreu Welcomed To House Chambers

Dominican Republic resident Amaury Abreu is welcomed to the House floor as a guest of State Rep. Russ Diamond.

Diamond Supports Religious Liberties

Rep. Russ Diamond comments at the 9-24-2019 State Government Committee meeting supporting the In God We Trust Bill.

Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area

State Rep. Russ Diamond takes time with State Game Warden Dustin Stoner, Information and Education Supervisor from the PA Game Commission. The Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area is mainly a bird sanctuary.

Diamond Questions Man-Made Lines

During the September 19, State Government Committee hearing, State Rep. Russ Diamond questions a testifier.

Voting is a Responsibility

During House floor debate June 27 on election code bill Senate Bill 48, Diamond made an impassioned speech in favor of the legislation. The representative touted two major initiatives of the bill. The bill offers more appropriations than what the governor requested to replace county voting machines. SB 48 authorizes the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority (PEDFA) to issue bonds for up to $90 million to provide funding for counties to replace voting systems. The legislation also eliminates the straight party voting option for voters and the requirement that voting systems used in the Commonwealth must offer the straight party voting option to voters.

State Budget Plan Moving Ahead

Rep. Russ Diamond comments on the 2019-20 Pennsylvania state budget proposal. The budget plan includes no new taxes, historic levels of funding for education, and saves for the future.

Diamond Favors Elimination Of Straight Party Voting

Pa. State Rep. Russ Diamond comments at the June 19, 2019 State Government Committee meeting and expresses concerns about straight party voting.

Diamond At Agriculture & Rural Affairs

Pa. State Rep. Russ Diamond expresses concerns that dairy farmers are having a difficult financial time.

Diamond Questions Gaming Committee

During the June 10th Gaming Oversight Committee meeting, Pa. State Rep. Russ Diamond questions testifiers from the Gaming Commission as to how clients can decipher if a "skill" game is legitimate.