Rep. James Comments On SB 906

Jan. 15, 2020 / Embed

Claiming that people need mental services now, more than ever, Rep. James comments on Senate Bill 906 which is a plan to institute a moratorium on the scheduled closing of the Polk and White Haven State Centers.

Moratorium on Closing the Polk and White Haven State Centers

Jan. 14, 2020 / Embed

State Rep. Lee James comments on a plan, SB 906, to introduce legislation to institute a moratorium on the scheduled closing of the Polk and White Haven State Centers.

Rep. James 2020 PA Farm Show Interview with Ag Sec. Redding

Jan. 10, 2020 / Embed

State Rep. Lee James interviews Pa. State Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding during the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show. The two discuss this years new events and recent legislative action benefitting farmers.

Health Committee Meeting

Dec. 17, 2019 / Embed

Voting meeting on HR 613, HR 615, SB 906 and any other business that may come before the committee.

Rep. James Senate Bill 906 Health Committee Remarks

Dec. 17, 2019 / Embed

Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) announced that the House Health Committee made a monumental vote today to keep Polk and White Haven state centers open, despite Gov. Tom Wolf’s call to close them both. The closures he requested would evict residents against their will and result in the loss of nearly 1,100 jobs in an area that is already struggling economically.

Rep. James Helpers & Heroes Accomplishments PKG

Nov. 01, 2019 / Embed

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives recently passed several bills aimed at addressing the crisis facing police, EMS, and other first responders. Rep. Lee James comments on why taking action for our helpers and heroes is so important for our communities.

Rep. James's Interview On Helpers and Heroes legislation

Oct. 29, 2019 / Embed

Rep. Lee James details important steps that the PA House of Representatives is taking to help recruit, retain, and respect our Helpers and Heroes the first responders who serve Pennsylvania’s communities.

Rep. James Fire & EMS Right To Know Floor Remarks

Oct. 22, 2019 / Embed

State Rep. Lee James clarifies a phrase of Pennsylvania's "right to know" law.

Rep. James Human Services and Health Committee

Oct. 21, 2019 / Embed

State Rep. Lee James comments on the possible closing of Polk and White Haven Centers.

Rep. James learns what it takes to be a First Responder

Oct. 17, 2019 / Embed

The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee recently participated in fire and EMS training in Pittsburgh. They participated in ladder drills, CPR training and fire fighting in order to get a first-hand glimpse into the lives of our emergency responders.