Respect for a Heartbeat

Oct. 30, 2019 / Press Release

We are elected to address issues, not avoid them. In the spirit of not shying away from tough topics, I’d like to tackle another one…abortion. On Oct. 21, I proudly spoke in support of the heartbeat bill (House Bill 1977), which would outlaw abortions after detection of a heartbeat, which I believe to be undeniable proof of two individual lives being present.

Addressing Our Property Tax Dilemma

Sep. 04, 2019 / Press Release

I told voters during last year’s campaign school property tax was my top priority. Eight months into my first term as state representative for the 93rd District, my focus hasn’t changed.

Local Legislator to Host Open House

Aug. 19, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mike Jones (R-York Township) invites residents of the 93rd Legislative District to an open house he will be hosting on Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 4-7 p.m. at his 305 Leader Heights Road district office.

Business Issues to be Focus of Policy Committee Roundtable

Aug. 16, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will travel to Carlisle to host a roundtable discussion with local businesses, education institutions and organizations. Topics to be discussed will include workforce development, state taxation, regulatory reform and transportation logistics. This is part of the House Republican Caucus’ #GoodJobs4PA legislative package.

Shrewsbury To Receive Infrastructure Loan for Wastewater Treatment, Says Jones

Jul. 18, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mike Jones (R-York Township) announced today that Shrewsbury Borough is receiving a $1 million loan through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST), in order to fulfill its responsibilities with regard to maintenance of local wastewater treatment facilities.

Wolf Chooses Party Over Pennsylvania, Vetoes Election Reform Bill

Jul. 08, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – York County Republican legislators are accusing Gov. Tom Wolf of heeding party wishes over the needs of Pennsylvania’s cash-strapped counties by vetoing much-needed election reform legislation today. Wolf’s decision to reject Senate Bill 48 kills efforts to help local governments with the cost of the 2020 election - after he unilaterally decertified all of the state’s voting machines - and do away with the antiquated straight-party voting option at polling places.

It’s Business That Funds Our Way of Life

Jun. 19, 2019 /

On Monday, I attended a meeting of local municipal leaders. These commissioners, supervisors, mayors and borough council presidents are dedicated civil servants, most of whom receive little or no compensation.

Jones Wants Flexibility to Use Natural Gas Tax Revenue For Stormwater Management

Jun. 12, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Despite the absence of a single drilling rig within its boundaries, York County still reaps the rewards of natural gas exploration in Pennsylvania. State Rep. Mike Jones (R-York Township) wants to give counties like York the option of using this existing revenue stream to reduce the burden of stormwater management on taxpayers.

Local Legislators to Host REAL ID Event in Red Lion

May. 17, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – State Reps. Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) will be co-hosting a REAL ID informational event on Thursday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. in the Red Lion Junior High Cafeteria, 200 Country Club Road, Red Lion.

Jones School Code Clean-Up Bill Passes Unanimously

May. 07, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – As part of the state House Republicans’ “Government Done Right” initiative, legislation authored by state Rep. Mike Jones (R-York Township) that would clear Pennsylvania’s School Code of many of its outdated and unnecessary regulations has passed the House unanimously and awaits consideration by the Senate Education Committee.

Skilled Labor Maintains Our Way of Life - By State Rep. Mike Jones, 93rd Legislative District

Apr. 15, 2019 /

Fact - manufacturing accounts for more than 20% of York County jobs, more than double the state and national averages. Manufacturing jobs pay an average of 12% more than other sectors, and for every dollar spent on manufacturing, we add another $1.89 in supporting sectors. In other words, manufacturing probably accounts for close to 45% of our local economy, and underpins our quality of life.

Delozier, Rothman and Jones Urge Responsible Probation Reform

Apr. 02, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Three central Pennsylvania Republican House members traveled to Philadelphia today urging support to modify the state’s probation system. Reps. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) and Mike Jones (R-York) met with advocates and other legislators committed to reform efforts.

Local Legislators to Host REAL ID Pre-Verification Event in New Freedom

Feb. 28, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – With REAL IDs about to be made available in Pennsylvania, Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) and Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) have teamed up to host an event to assist residents with pre-verifying documents required to obtain a REAL ID. The event will be held at the New Freedom Community Center, located at 150 E. Main St. in New Freedom, on Monday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to noon.