HB 986 Medical Transport Press Conference

Pa. State Representatives Eric Nelson, Jonathan Fritz, Aaron Bernstine and John Hershey articulate possible consequences of changes to House Bill 986. The Medical Assistance Transportation Program, also known as MATP, provides transportation to medical appointments for Medical Assistance recipients who do not have transportation available to them.

Nuclear Bailout Hearing

PA Eric Nelson questions former Gov. Tom Ridge during a House Consumer Affairs Committee hearing about the nuclear bailout bill. House Bill 11 would mandate 68% of Pennsylvania’s electricity be purchased from nuclear (50%) and green energy (18%).

Samantha Osterlof Tells Her Story to the PA House Human Services Committee

Samantha Osterlof, who became addicted to drugs while in high school, shares her story with the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Human Services Committee.

Reaction to Governor’s Budget Address

PA State Rep. Eric Nelson comments after Gov. Wolf’s budget address to the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The budget address is the first step in the process to formulate Pennsylvania’s state budget.

Medical Synchronization Legislation

PA State Rep. Eric Nelson speaks before the House Insurance Committee on his legislation that would allow patients to synchronize their medications in order to receive them on the same day each month, instead of having to make multiple visits to the pharmacy.

Domestic Violence Awareness Day

PA State Rep. Eric Nelson speaks on the House floor about his resolution declaring Oct. 6, 2018, as Domestic Violence Day in Pennsylvania.

Fix Errors in House Bill 2060

PA State Rep. Eric Nelson, a strong supporter of protections for domestic violence victims, speaks regarding his concerns with House Bill 2060.

Senior Rights

PA State Rep. Eric Nelson advocated for the rights of Pennsylvania seniors to “age in place” without fear of government Inspectors knocking on their doors. An individual’s liberty in a private apartment should not be infringed.

Addressing Gun Rights of the Mentally Ill

PA State Rep. Eric Nelson spoke at a House Judiciary Committee meeting on his legislation that would balance the right to bear arms with the need to prevent those with mental health issues from possessing firearms.

Transporting Firearms

PA State Rep. Eric Nelson testified before the House Judiciary Committee regarding his plans to propose legislation to simplify state law concerning the transportation of firearms in Pennsylvania.