Latest Audio Your browser does not support HTML5 video. 00:00 00:00 00:00 Quinn Comments Following Committee Hearing on Pipeline Safety Bill Aug. 21, 2019 Download Legislation designed to improve public safety by increasing information access related to natural gas pipelines was the topic of discussion at a House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee hearing held recently in Harrisburg. Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware), who co-sponsored House Bill 1568, said he is primarily concerned with improving communication between agencies that must coordinate to ensure public safety in areas that host pipelines carrying hazardous materials. Your browser does not support HTML5 video. 00:00 00:00 00:00 Rep. Quinn Comments on House Passage of Budget Jun. 26, 2019 Download House lawmakers have voted to support a 2019-20 General Fund budget that continues a multi-year effort to hold the line on taxes, fees and spending. Total state spending would be set at $33.997 billion, a 1.8% increase over the current fiscal year, which is in line with the rate of inflation. The plan provides for a record level of spending on education and includes a deposit of more than $250 million into the Rainy-Day Fund, the state’s primary “savings account.” Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) offered the following comments on the budget legislation. Your browser does not support HTML5 video. 00:00 00:00 00:00 Rep. Quinn Says He is Optimistic about the Governor's Budget Proposal Feb. 05, 2019 Download Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled his 2019-2020 state budget proposal on Tuesday in Harrisburg. The $34 billion spending plan represents a nearly 1 billion dollar increase in state spending over last year. Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) said he is optimistic about the Governor's budget proposal and looks forward to hearing more details about the spending plan. Your browser does not support HTML5 video. 00:00 00:00 00:00 Rep. Chris Quinn Comments on House Passage of 2018-19 State Budget Jun. 21, 2018 Download The Fiscal Year 2018-19 General Appropriation bill (House Bill 2121) is on its way to the state Senate for consideration after the House of Representatives passed it Thursday by a vote of 188-10. The $32.7 billion spending plan increases growth by 1.7 percent, which is below the rate of inflation (2.13 percent), requires no additional taxes or revenues and officially erases a deficit. The budget also includes a record high $12.3 billion investment in education from pre-k through 12th grade, with additional increases in funding for career and technical education as well as higher education. The budget bill is expected to be sent to the governor prior to June 30, after anticipated Senate passage.