The Spending Exceeds Revenues

Mar. 07, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Eric Nelson asks Sec. Monson’s view of the projections by both the Independent Fiscal Office and the Department of Revenue who have reported expenditures are exceeding revenues in future budgets.

Sustaining Hospitals in Rural Pennsylvania

Mar. 06, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Eric Nelson asks what measures DHS can take to ensure hospital sustainability in rural Pennsylvania, specifically for maternal health.

Funding for Public Transit in PA

Mar. 04, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Eric Nelson asks PennDOT Sec. Carroll if the Public Transit Funding Formula is working or needs to be revised to ensure equity before adding the proposed $283 million in spending.

Are You Leaving Our Farmers Behind?

Feb. 22, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Eric Nelson asked why the Department of Agriculture is spending more on new programs but flatlining support for existing farmers.

Responding to Gov. Shapiro's Budget Address

Feb. 06, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Eric Nelson comments on the governor's proposal

House Republicans Call on Shapiro to Not Appeal RGGI Decision

Nov. 15, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Eric Nelson (R-Westmoreland) and other House members discuss the Commonwealth Court ruling on Pennsylvania’s unconstitutional enrollment in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), which would kill energy jobs and raise taxpayers’ energy bills statewide and call on Gov. Josh Shapiro to accept the decision without appeal.

Wide Differences in Higher Education Funding

Jun. 26, 2023 / Embed

PA State Rep. Eric Nelson describes the wide discrepancy in higher education funding in PA

Keeping State Budget in Check

Apr. 12, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Eric Nelson asks the department about revenue and spending projections for the current budget.

Updates on Election Database

Mar. 29, 2023 / Embed

During a budget hearing, Rep. Eric Nelson asks the Department of State about updates for the SURE system and an update on the implementation of Act 88 which banned the use of Zuckerbucks.

Expanding non-surface impact drilling

Mar. 23, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Eric Nelson asks the DCNR Secretary to expand non-surface impact drilling on state lands to raise revenues.