HARRISBURG – Following the release of cop-killer Russell “Maroon” Shoatz ordered by a Philadelphia Common Pleas judge, Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) and Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) announced today they will be introducing legislation to limit the law that gives judges discretion in granting early release to murderers and other serious violent offenders.
HARRISBURG – Following the administration’s universal mask mandate announcement for all Pennsylvania K-12 schools, Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) provided the below statement voicing his immense frustration with this new order.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) today in Harrisburg voted for the state budget bill approved by the House that would fund the core functions of government without raising taxes or increasing any fees while also setting money aside in the Commonwealth’s version of a family savings account.
HARRISBURG – The state House today in Harrisburg approved legislation co-sponsored by state Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) that would make it easier for eligible voters to participate in Pennsylvania elections while cracking down on election fraud, all in an effort to improve public trust in the outcomes of the Commonwealth’s election process.
HARRISBURG – Following the governor’s budget address today in Harrisburg, where he proposed increasing the state income tax paid by small businesses and working Pennsylvanians by 46% without dedicating any of the new revenue to property tax reductions or elimination, state Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) offered the following statement:
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) today in Harrisburg was sworn in to serve a new, two-year term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He issued the following statement outlining his legislative priorities for the new session:
READING – Pennsylvania state Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks), who serves the 5th Legislative District covering part of Berks County, today announced he tested positive for COVID-19.
WHAT: A ceremony to unveil a new sign designating a 4-mile stretch of state Route 183 in front of the Reading Regional Airport in Berks County as the Trooper Wayne C. Ebert Memorial Highway. Ebert was killed on June 7, 1978, while directing traffic at the Reading air show. While performing his duties on Route 183, Ebert was struck and killed by a pickup truck.
HARRISBURG – After the state House today fell short in its effort to override the governor’s veto of a bill that would have empowered local officials to determine policies and procedures for students to participate in and families to attend school sports and extracurricular activities, state Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks), who voted for the override, issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG –State Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks)announced thePennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) Board of Directors today at a virtual meeting approved a $3.5 million low-interest loan to help Fleetwood Borough improve its municipal water system.
HARRISBURG – In the wake of the tragic death of George Floyd and the international protests calling for criminal justice improvements, former law enforcement officer and current state Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) today in Harrisburg voted for two bills approved by the House in a bipartisan Protect and Serve Initiative aimed at reforming police practices and strengthening their partnerships with the communities they serve.
HARRISBURG –State Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) today issued the following statement after he and a majority of his House colleagues approved a partial state budget bill that would provide the same amount of funding for schools, colleges and universitiesas they received this year, while providing five months of funding for most other state government programs and services:
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) today announced his district office at the Reading Regional Airport is temporarily suspending walk-in service to local residents amid the Commonwealth’s ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19, commonly referred to as the coronavirus.
HARRISBURG – The state House today in Harrisburg approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) that would increase penalties for criminals convicted of trafficking babies.
WHAT: A press conference to detail and answer questions about a package of bills to fight human trafficking. The package is designed to guarantee the safety of victims, protect their privacy and make it safer for them to testify against their abusers. Since 2007, there have been more than 1,200 human trafficking cases in the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) Tuesday in Harrisburg voted for the $34 billion state budget approved by the House that is balanced and requires no new or increased taxes.
READING – State Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) is inviting local residents to join him Thursday, May 2, from 6-8 p.m. at the Berks County Ag Center for an informational meeting about fishing and boating opportunities in Berks County.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) today in Harrisburg issued the following statement after Gov. Tom Wolf delivered his annual budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly:
State Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) Wednesday delivered a House citation at the Reading Hospital quarterly leadership meeting.
WHAT: Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) will present a citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to Reading Hospital officials to commemorate the hospital’s 150th anniversary of providing care to residents.