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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) and Rep. Russ Diamond (R-102) today announced state grants totaling more than $635,000 have been awarded throughout Lebanon County for projects that will improve public safety and create additional recreational opportunities.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-102) and Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) today announced state grants totaling $1,705,634 in order for three Lebanon County municipalities to better serve residents’ needs.
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today announced his new district office at 175 South Lancaster St. in Jonestown is now open to serve constituents.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today announced that Richland Borough has been approved for a $981,853 loan through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). This will allow the borough to complete a critical public water infrastructure project.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today announced his district office officially closed on Friday, Nov. 18, until the new location is ready.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today announced that the House of Representatives unanimously approved voter roll integrity legislation he sponsored.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) recently learned he has a treatable form of prostate cancer, and released the following statement:
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.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today announced approval of a $1,100,000 grant for the Lebanon Valley College Nursing & Interdisciplinary Health Education Facility in Annville Township.
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.
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.
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed 2022-23 budget plan:
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.