My Audio Updates
Here you will find audio clips about important events that have taken place during the current and past Legislative Sessions.
Rep. Clymer Joins Effort to Enact Penalties for Illegal Online Gambling in PA - 2/11/2014
Legislation was unveiled in Harrisburg this week to put strong penalties in place to combat the growth of online gambling in Pennsylvania. Online gambling is now illegal in the Commonwealth, but currently no penalties exist for those who engage in the activity. Co-sponsor of the measure Rep. Paul Clymer (R-Bucks) said this form of gaming is particularly dangerous because it is very difficult to identify and help problem gamblers or to protect children from becoming addicted to online gambling. Mike Davies reporting... full story and stand-alone bite available.
Rep. Clymer Urges Re-Opening of WWII Memorial - 10/11/2013
In response to the President’s decision to order the closure of the open-air National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., Rep. Paul Clymer (R-Bucks) has introduced a resolution calling for the immediate re-opening of this tribute to those who have fallen in defense of our country. Chuck Nichols reports, wrap and stand alone bite available.
Rep. Clymer Says Education Committee to Examine Bill to Include Sexual Abuse Awareness Training in the Health Curriculum of PA Schools - 9/19/2012
Legislation is under discussion in Harrisburg about including sexual abuse awareness training in the health curriculum of Pennsylvania schools. The House Education Committee held a hearing on the topic Wednesday and Chairman Rep. Paul Clymer (R-Bucks) said he feels this type of education will allow school age children to better recognize abusive situations and help reduce the frequency of child sexual exploitation in Pennsylvania. Mike Davies reports, wrap and stand alone bite available.
Rep. Clymer Says the House Education Committee is Gathering Information on School Choice Alternatives for PA Students - 8/18/2011
The House Education Committee held two days of meetings this week in Harrisburg on school choice proposals and how they could affect students and the education system in Pennsylvania. Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Clymer (R-Bucks) said lawmakers need to be informed on the full spectrum of alternatives as a number of school choice proposals are expected to come before the General Assembly this fall. Mike Davies reports, wrap and stand alone bite available.
Rep. Clymer Comments on Castle Doctrine Legislation Being Signed Into Law by Gov. Corbett - 6/28/2011
Castle Doctrine legislation that more broadly defines the circumstances where Pennsylvania citizens may choose to exercise their right of self protection was signed into law by Governor Corbett Tuesday in Harrisburg. Rep. Paul Clymer (R-Bucks) said he was pleased to see this legislation approved that ensures citizens and homeowners who act to protect themselves and their families from criminals need not fear prosecution for their actions. Mike Davies reports... story and stand alone bite available.
Rep. Paul Clymer Comments on Legislation to End Teacher Strikes in Pennsylvania - 6/7/2011
At a time when Pennsylvania holds the unenviable title as the “Teacher Strike Capital of the United States,” lawmakers in Harrisburg have introduced new legislation that would outlaw public school teacher strikes. Chairman of the House Education Committee, Rep. Paul Clymer (R-Bucks) said he supports the bill and feels strikes should not be allowed to disrupt public education services. The STRIKE-FREE Education Act would immediately outlaw teacher strikes and provides financial penalties that include teachers losing two days of pay for each day of an illegal strike. Mike Davies Reports – Story and Bite available.
Rep. Clymer Comments on Efforts to Eliminate Human Trafficking - 1/26/2011
Rep. Paul Clymer (R-Bucks) joined advocates from the Polaris Project for the Pennsylvania Lobby Day to End Human Trafficking at the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg on Tuesday. Rep. Clymer has announced his intent to introduce legislation to promote a Pennsylvania Human Trafficking Hotline. Anyone who believes they have information about human trafficking is urged to call 1-888-3737-888. Chuck Nichols Reports - Story and Bite available.