Jones on PA Business Taxes

Oct. 08, 2021 / Embed

Taking a Closer Look at PA Business Taxes The House Finance Committee, of which I am a member, held an informational meeting at the Capitol to explore the challenges facing Pennsylvania businesses as they strive to emerge from the pandemic. Several business owners and business advocates provided testimony about the need for changes to Pennsylvania’s business tax structure, namely the Corporate Net Income Tax (CNI), which they said is too high. As someone with a strong business background, I agree.

Jones Comments on Property Tax Elimination Plan

Aug. 31, 2021 / Embed

I supported legislation by Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) that would have eliminated property taxes for every Pennsylvanian and shifted the burden to other taxes that would have been fair and equitable. The proposal was rejected by many, particularly seniors, who misunderstood the bill’s plan to tax retirement income. The state director of the AARP expressed his support for the elimination of property taxes and I urged him to help us educate the public on the benefits of this proposal.

Rep. Jones Comments on H.B. 1300

Jun. 22, 2021 / Embed

Representative Mike Jones explains his vote in favor of House Bill 1300, the Voter Rights Protection Act.

Jones Comments on HB 262

Jun. 15, 2021 / Embed

Representative Mike Jones makes remarks concerning House Bill 262, legislation that will protect Pennsylvanians from mandatory invasive medical screening and vaccinations in the workplace, by establishing a statewide Right to Refuse.

Rep. Jones' Interview With Tonie Willis, Founder & Executive Director of Ardella's House

May. 26, 2021 / Embed

Representative Mike Jones and Tonie Willis describe House Bill 1419.

Rep. Jones' Podium Remarks From H.B. 1419 Press Conference

May. 26, 2021 / Embed

State Rep. Mike Jones makes opening comments concerning House Bill 1419, legislation that would ensure the dignified treatment of incarcerated women in Pennsylvania.

Jones Comments On Workforce Crisis

May. 04, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Mike Jonesr speaks of worker shortages due to pandemic responses during a voting meeting that urges the Department of Labor and Industry to reinstitute work search and CareerLink registration requirements for unemployment compensation claimants.

Rep. Jones' PA House Session Week Summary

Apr. 07, 2021 / Embed

Representative Mike Jones issues an update of House accomplishments for this week.

Jones Questions Aging and Older Adults Panel

Mar. 02, 2021 / Embed

Representative Mike Jones questions Secretary Robert Torres from the department of Aging and Older Adults Services concerning supply chain strategy for distribution of the Covid vaccine.

Giving PA Citizens a Voice in Emergency Declarations

Feb. 05, 2021 / Embed

PA State Rep. Mike Jones details Senate Bill 2, legislative action that will give PA voters more of a say in emergency declarations