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.

Diamond Announces Lebanon County Farm Preservations

Jan. 04, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond announced today that two farms in the 102nd District totaling 274 acres will be now protected as farmland in perpetuity placing out of the clutches of overzealous developers.

Reps. Ryan, Diamond Call Foul on PA Health Secretary’s Claims

Sep. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG -Republican state lawmakers Frank Ryan and Russ Diamond, both of Lebanon County, are calling out Pennsylvania’s acting secretary of Health for inaccurate comments she made concerning the Annville-Cleona football team and COVID-19. They issued the following statement:

Diamond Announces PennVest Grant for Natural Gas Service Expansion in Lebanon County

Apr. 21, 2021 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today announced that the Lebanon Valley Economic Development Corporation has been approved to receive Pipeline Investment funds totaling $1,124,182 from the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for the extension of natural gas service to Boose Quality Castings in South Lebanon Township, Lebanon County.

PA Lawmakers: Numbers Don’t Add Up, Certification of Presidential Results Premature and In Error

Dec. 28, 2020 /

PA Lawmakers: Numbers Don’t Add Up, Certification of Presidential Results Premature and In Error

HARRISBURG – A group of state lawmakers performing extensive analysis of election data today revealed troubling discrepancies between the numbers of total votes counted and total number of voters who voted in the 2020 General Election, and as a result are questioning how the results of the presidential election could possibly have been certified by Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar and Governor Tom Wolf. These findings are in addition to prior concerns regarding actions by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Secretary, and others impacting the conduct of the election.

Diamond Joins Lawmakers Asking Pence to Consider Election Irregularities in Pennsylvania, Reject Pennsylvania’s Electors

Dec. 23, 2020 /

Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon), recently appointed by House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) to the Pennsylvania Election Law Advisory Board and a member of the House State Government Committee, signed onto a letter to Vice President Michael R. Pence asking him to consider the alarming amount of election irregularities and fraudulent activity in the 2020 General Election in Pennsylvania in advance of the qualification of electors and tabulation of Electoral College votes by Congress.

State Government Committee to Discuss Election

Nov. 20, 2020 /

WHAT: After Dominion Voting Systems backed out of attending a fact-finding hearing of the State Government Committee, acting Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) will hold a press conference with members of the committee to discuss the election.

State Lawmakers Call for Legislative-Led Election Audit

Nov. 10, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - State Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) joined a group of Pennsylvania lawmakers today in calling for investigatory hearings and a legislative-led audit of the 2020 General Election, and demanding that election results not be certified until a comprehensive audit is completed. The members of the General Assembly delivered the following statement:

Diamond Pledges to Fight for Accurate and Constitutional Election Outcome

Nov. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon), recently appointed by House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) to the Pennsylvania Election Law Advisory Board, is committed to working to review every aspect of the 2020 General Election to ensure the Commonwealth has a more certain process in the future in which voters can have confidence.

Diamond Responds to Governor Wolf

Jul. 30, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - Representative Russ Diamond today issued the following response to a statement issued earlier by Gov. Tom Wolf: