WHAT: A news conference in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s unilateral enactment of what amounts to a moratorium on the death penalty, thereby delaying justice for victims of crime. The news conference will specifically highlight that the governor’s actions defy the important role played by the other co-equal branches of government in securing justice.
HARRISBURG — The state House of Representatives today unanimously passed a resolution introduced by Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) honoring the National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) on its 100th anniversary.
HARRISBURG – The state House today in Harrisburg approved a resolution initially introduced by Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) honoring the service of police officers in the Commonwealth and across America by making 2015 the Year of the Law Enforcement Officer in Pennsylvania.
COLLEGEVILLE – State Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) on Saturday, April 18, from 9-11 a.m. will host a shredder event at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 98 to help protect constituents against the threat of identity theft.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) today announced that House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) has appointed him to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Board of Directors.
HARRISBURG — Surrounded by colleagues, law enforcement professionals and victims of some of the most horrific crimes in Pennsylvania, state Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) today at a Capitol news conference in Harrisburg unveiled a resolution calling on the governor of Pennsylvania to reverse his recent suspension of the death penalty.
WHAT: A news conference to draw attention to the suffering of crime victims in Pennsylvania who – beginning tomorrow with the first death row inmate to escape execution through the governor’s actions – will be denied justice as a result of the governor’s death penalty moratorium and announce steps the House will take to address this important issue.
WHAT: A Basic Education Funding Commission hearing to gather testimony from officials with experience and knowledge related to career and technical schools to help with the overall goal of developing a state funding formula to disperse Commonwealth dollars to school districts across Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG — With the Feb. 15 deadline to acquire health insurance through Pennsylvania’s health exchange marketplace drawing near, state Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) will host a health care enrollment event on Feb. 12 from noon until 7 p.m. at the Lower Providence Township Building to help Montgomery County residents sign up for coverage.
HARRISBURG — Although former Philadelphia Eagles running back Ricky Watters spent his National Football League (NFL) career avoiding tackles, he joined state Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) and REACH (Road to Educational Achievement through CHoice) Foundation Executive Director Otto Banks in the state House Monday in Harrisburg to tackle the issue of educational opportunity.
HARRISBURG — State Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) today was appointed to serve on the powerful House Appropriations Committee, which is highly involved in the state budget process, and three other committees that deal with a wide range of legislation.
COLLEGEVILLE — In addition to offering its usual assistance to local residents seeking help with state forms and programs, the office of state Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) this year also will serve as a drop-off location for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.
PHILADELPHIA — Near the intersection of 13th Street and Locust Street next to the site where Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner was murdered on Dec. 9, 1981, a measure introduced by state Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) that will protect victims of crime and their families was signed into law by the governor.
HARRISBURG — Prompted by a controversial college commencement speech delivered from behind prison bars by a convicted cop-killer, a proposal introduced by state Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) that would give crime victims a tool to fight back against criminals who seek to re-victimize them is one step closer to becoming law after the state House today in Harrisburg unanimously approved the legislation.