House Committee Passes Diamond’s Bill to Combat Welfare Fraud

Mar. 27, 2019 /

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.

Diamond Supports Bills to Connect Pennsylvanians with High-Paying Careers

Mar. 21, 2019 /

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.

Turning Back the Clock on Daylight Saving Time - By Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon)

Mar. 07, 2019 /

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).

Diamond Returns 57 Percent of Expense Allotment

Mar. 01, 2019 /

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.

Diamond Announces New Office Location at Lebanon Valley Mall

Feb. 11, 2019 /

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.

Protecting Free Speech From Getting SLAPPed

Jan. 07, 2019 /

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.

Diamond Announces Loan to Help Develop Lebanon County Farm

Jan. 24, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today announced that the Lebanon Valley Economic Development Corporation will receive a $400,000 loan from the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s (CFA) First Industries loan program.

Diamond to Host Senior Crime Prevention Seminar

Mar. 27, 2017 /

LEBANON - Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) announced he will host a Senior Crime Prevention Seminar on Thursday, March 30, at 2 p.m. at StoneRidge Poplar Run, 440 E. Lincoln Ave., Myerstown. The seminar will be led by Jerry Mitchell from the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General.