Emrick Comments On Property Tax Relief Act

On Monday, June 10th, Pa. State Rep. Joe Emrick mentions to the Senate Finance Committee that he intends to re-introduce legislation that would make technical corrections to the Property Tax Relief Act.

Recognizing July As MECP2 Duplication Syndrome Awareness Month

Pa. State Rep. Joe Emrick welcomes guest Jackson Miller and his parents to the House floor to help designate July as MECP2 Duplication Syndrome Awareness Month in Pennsylvania.

Emrick Honors Local Youth Volunteer

On Wednesday, May 1, state Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Slate Belt) honored on the House floor Nazareth Area High School senior Alysse Danyi, an outstanding, long-time volunteer in the Lehigh Valley.

General Assembly Holds Clean Fill Hearing in Northampton County

On Monday, Rep. Emrick attended a hearing on clean fill and regulated fill standards at 10 a.m. at Wind Gap Middle School. Abandoned slate quarries in the Slate Belt are the recipients of a high volume of fill material from New York and New Jersey, and concerns exist over the environmental impact of these activities. Testifiers include representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Upper Mount Bethel Township and Bangor Borough.

Emrick Endorses State Budget Legislation

The state House today approved the general appropriations portion of the state budget package for the 2018-19 fiscal year. State Rep. Joe Emrick discusses why he supported House Bill 2121, which now goes to the state Senate for consideration.

Emrick Questions PFBC Executive Director About Financial Practices

On Tuesday, March 27, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) presented its annual report to members of the House Game and Fisheries Committee. During the report, state Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Northampton County) questioned PFBC Executive Director John Arway about his desire to cut $2 million in programs, despite the existence of a significant unrestricted fund balance.

Audit of Pa. Game Commission

Pa. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and Pa. State Rep. Dave Maloney hold a press conference to announce an audit of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

Emrick Supports Passage of Key Budget

Pa. Rep. Joe Emrick urges support of House Bill 453, the budget proposal that safely extracts monies from existing programs within state coffers to balance the budget.

Unveiling The Taxpayers' Budget

Pa State Rep. Joe Emrick expresses his support for the Taxpayers' Caucus Budget.

Nazareth HS Wrestling Champions

Pa. State Rep. Joe Emrick honors the Nazareth High School Wrestling team on the House floor not only for their wrestling talents, but for scholastic achievements as well.