Keep PA’s Election Primary Date

Oct. 02, 2023 /

Pennsylvania’s 2024 primary election is just around the corner, currently scheduled to occur on April 23. However, there are forces in the General Assembly seeking to reschedule it for an earlier date. These actions, at this point in time, are shortsighted and could cause even more damage to public trust in our electoral system.

Diamond Hosting Damaged Licensed Plate Event

Jul. 30, 2023 /

WHAT: State Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) in partnership with the Pennsylvania State Police and Lebanon County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a free damaged license plate event.

Diamond Presents 2023 Lebanon Farm Queen with House Citation

Mar. 13, 2023 /

Diamond Presents 2023 Lebanon Farm Queen with House Citation

HARRISBURG - Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) presented Chloe Bomgardner of Lebanon County with a House citation at the 2023 Cornocopia event in the Capitol Rotunda in recognition of her being crowned the 2023 Pennsylvania Fair Queen.

Diamond Reappointed to PA Election Law Advisory Board

Feb. 13, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – State Representative Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) has been reappointed as a designated member of the Joint State Government Commission’s Election Law Advisory Board by House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler.

Diamond, Ryan, Gebhard to Hold REAL ID Seminar in Lebanon

Jun. 21, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – State Reps. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon), Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) and Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-Dauphin/Lebanon/York), will hold a REAL ID seminar in Lebanon to inform constituents about the REAL ID law and the process for obtaining a REAL ID before next spring. Enforcement of the REAL ID Act will begin May 3, 2023.

Bringing Constitutional Amendment for Medical Freedom to a Vote

Apr. 25, 2022 /

WHAT: Press conference on support for ushering House Bill 2013 through the House and Senate. House Bill 2013 would establish medical freedom as a fundamental individual right in Pennsylvania and prohibit discrimination based on the exercise of that right.

Department of State Testifies Using Unprotected Drop Boxes Still OK for 2022 Election, Diamond Says

Apr. 11, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) on Wednesday, during a hearing on election readiness, expressed concern to Department of State officials about reports and video of people depositing armloads of what appear to be voting ballots into unmonitored ballot drop-boxes during the 2021 election, but state officials say there are no plans to require monitoring of drop boxes going forward.

Department of State Admits Getting and Using Voters’ Digital and Personal Information from Other Government Agencies, Diamond Says

Apr. 08, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – During Wednesday’s House State Government Committee hearing on election readiness, Jonathan Marks, deputy secretary of elections and commissions, Pennsylvania Department of State, told Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) that the Wolf administration is gleaning cell phone numbers and email address from other departments of state government for the purpose of urging them to register for a mail-in ballot and other election activities.

Capital Area Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Prohibit Use of ESG as a Credit Score, Diamond Says

Mar. 24, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – American financial giants are using social justice scores to determine eligibility to important monetary tools with the purpose of compelling certain behavior by businesses or be crushed by competitors. Reps. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon), Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) and Perry Stambaugh (R-Perry/Cumberland) have introduced legislation to prohibit this abhorrent practice.

Diamond Announces Grant for Annville Library Renovation

Mar. 11, 2022 /

Diamond Announces Grant for Annville Library Renovation

HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) announced today that a $750,000 Keystone Grant has been approved for the Annville Free Library’s project to build an addition linking the existing library at 216 E Main St.

Diamond Responds to Wolf’s Final Budget Proposal

Feb. 08, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) responded to Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2022-23 budget proposal as a non-starter that spends money Pennsylvania does not have while ignoring the plight of folks whose lives have been destroyed by his own draconian shutdown of local businesses while allowing big-box stores with stock market tickers and big political donations to corner the market.