News Releases

Nov

03

2022

November 03, 2022

Sens. Devlin Robinson (R-37) and Chris Gebhard’s (R-48) bill improving enforcement of the construction industry’s use of the federal E-Verify system was included in House Bill 2648, now Act 141 of 2022, and was signed into law today.   [Read More]

Oct

18

2022

October 18, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) to improve personal financial literacy by requiring completion of a half-credit economics and personal finance course as a high school graduation requirement was passed by the full Senate today.   [Read More]

Oct

17

2022

October 17, 2022

In recognition of Veterans Day, Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) and Rep. Russ Diamond (R-102) invite veterans of the 48th Senatorial District and their families to attend a free veterans appreciation breakfast on Friday, Nov. 11, at Country Fare Restaurant, 498 E. Lincoln Ave., Myerstown. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. with breakfast and the program to start at 9 a.m.   [Read More]

Sep

20

2022

September 20, 2022

Two grants, both for $150,000 were awarded to the 48th Senatorial District to reduce pollution and mitigate environmental damage, according to Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48).   [Read More]

Sep

16

2022

September 16, 2022

To highlight the importance of financial education for Pennsylvania’s students, Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) is partnering with FinEd50, a coalition founded by the Council for Economic Education and Visa, to host a financial football game with professional football players and a panel discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 9 a.m. at Soldiers Grove at the Capitol Complex.   [Read More]

Aug

05

2022

August 05, 2022

To honor a dedicated public servant, Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) is hosting a road designation ceremony for Lebanon County Commissioner Bill Ames on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 4:30 p.m. at the Mt. Gretna Brewery, 2701 Horseshoe Pike, Campbelltown.   [Read More]

Jun

29

2022

June 29, 2022

Sens. Devlin Robinson (R-37) and Chris Gebhard’s (R-48) bill to improve enforcement of the construction industry’s use of the federal E-Verify system was approved today by the Senate.   [Read More]

Jun

23

2022

June 23, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48), which would allow outdoor advertisers to use energy-efficient lighting, received unanimous Senate support.   [Read More]

Jun

21

2022

June 21, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) to improve personal financial literacy by requiring completion of a full-credit economics and personal finance course as a high school graduation requirement was passed by the Senate Education Committee today.   [Read More]

Jun

14

2022

June 14, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) to improve highway safety regarding large motor carriers – including heavy trucks, public transit buses and coach buses – was passed by the Senate.   [Read More]

Jun

06

2022

June 06, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Sens. Chris Gebhard (R-48) and Devlin Robinson (R-37) to improve enforcement of the construction industry’s use of the federal E-Verify system was voted out of the Senate Appropriations Committee today.   [Read More]

May

24

2022

May 24, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Sens. Chris Gebhard (R-48) and Devlin Robinson (R-37) to improve enforcement of the construction industry’s use of the federal E-Verify system was voted out of the Senate Labor and Industry Committee today.   [Read More]

Apr

13

2022

April 13, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) enabling the state’s Armory Board to better manage Pennsylvania’s military properties unanimously passed the Senate.   [Read More]

Mar

10

2022

March 10, 2022

 

Senator Chris Gebhard questions Secretary Noe Ortega during the Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing for the Department of Education.   [Read More]

Feb

07

2022

February 07, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) to allow the state’s Armory Board to advise on more issues pertaining to Pennsylvania’s National Guard received unanimous support today from the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.   [Read More]

Dec

29

2021

December 29, 2021

Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) released the following statement in response to the recent passing of Lebanon County Commissioner Bill Ames:   [Read More]

Dec

06

2021

December 06, 2021

Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) announced that more than $7.4 million in six Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grants were awarded to the district:   [Read More]

Nov

19

2021

November 19, 2021

Five Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) grants have been awarded to the 48th District through the CFA’s Multimodal Transportation Fund Program and Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program totaling more than $2.5 million, according to Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48).   [Read More]

Sep

30

2021

September 30, 2021

In recognition of those who have sacrificed to protect our nation and defend the freedoms we enjoy as Americans, Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) is asking veterans to submit their names to his virtual wall of honor for Veterans Day 2021.   [Read More]

Aug

31

2021

August 31, 2021

Senators Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), Mike Regan (R-York/Cumberland), Chris Gebhard (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York) and Doug Mastriano (R-Adams/Cumberland/Franklin/York) and Representatives Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland), Keith Gillespie (R-York), Seth Grove (R-York), Mike Jones (R-York), Dawn Keefer (R-Cumberland/York), Kate Klunk (R-York), Dan Moul (R-Adams) and Stan Saylor (R-York) released the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s announcement imposing a statewide mask mandate in schools and childcare facilities:   [Read More]

Aug

30

2021

August 30, 2021

To ensure that today’s generation recognizes and honors those who were lost in the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) is sponsoring an essay contest for fifth and twelfth graders.   [Read More]

Jul

29

2021

July 29, 2021

To help residents who are looking for new job opportunities, Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48) is partnering with Reps. Frank Ryan (R-101), Russ Diamond (R-102), Sue Helm (R-104) to host a free job fair on Monday, Aug. 16, from 4-7 p.m. at the Lebanon Valley Expo Center, North Hall, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon.   [Read More]

Jul

07

2021

July 07, 2021

Springettsbury Township, York County, will receive two state grants to improve traffic safety under Pennsylvania’s “Green Light-Go” program, according Sen. Chris Gebhard (R-48).   [Read More]

Jun

14

2021

June 14, 2021

Sen. Chris Gebhard was assigned to serve on six standing Senate committees during the remainder of the 2021-22 Legislative Session: Appropriations; Banking and Insurance; Game and Fisheries; Intergovernmental Operations; Urban Affairs and Housing; and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness.   [Read More]

Jun

09

2021

June 09, 2021

 

Senator Chris Gebhard today took the oath of office to begin his first term in the Senate serving the 48th District. The current term will conclude in December of 2022.   [Read More]