Ecker Issues Statement on Shapiro’s Spending Plan

Mar. 07, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – In response to Gov. Josh Shapiro’s budget address today, House Republican Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) issued the following statement:

Guiding Students Around Hurdles to Employment

Feb. 15, 2023 / Press Release

Federal regulations are preventing some Pennsylvania students from completing coursework and training in fields that require a commercial driver’s license (CDL). In order for students to enter a variety of careers, such as tractor-trailer mechanics, they must have their CDL. But, in order to get a CDL, one must be at least 18 years old.

Kutz, Ecker to Introduce Voter ID Legislation

Jan. 09, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Emphasizing that voter identification is a necessary tool to support accountability and accuracy in elections, Reps. Thomas Kutz (R-Cumberland) and Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) today began seeking support from their colleagues on a proposed constitutional amendment to require voter ID at the polls.

Ecker to Host Holiday Legislative Open House

Dec. 05, 2022 /

ABBOTTSTOWN – Residents of the 193rd Legislative District are invited to attend a festive open house at Rep. Torren Ecker’s (R-Adams/Cumberland) office, located at 282 W. King St. in Abbottstown on Monday, Dec. 19, from 3-6 p.m.

Local Initiatives Become Law This Session

Nov. 09, 2022 / Press Release

The volunteer fire service has always been near and dear to my heart. This admiration for those who choose this profession prompted me to introduce House Bill 2268 to allow a 17-year-old junior firefighter to complete interior firefighter training.

York House GOP Delegation Supports Impeachment of Krasner

Oct. 26, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – The York County Republican delegation to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives announced today they are strongly supporting the Articles of Impeachment filed today against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner for failing to uphold his oath of office and wanton disregard for public safety.

House Sends Ecker Junior Firefighter Initiative to Governor

Oct. 25, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Companion legislation of Rep. Torren Ecker’s (R-Abbottstown) House Bill 2268 to better prepare junior firefighters for active fires was approved by the House and is heading to the governor’s desk for his signature.

Ecker Invites Residents to Senior Expo at Cross Keys

Oct. 05, 2022 /

ABBOTTSTOWN – To keep senior citizens, their families and caregivers of the 193rd Legislative District informed about programs and services offered to them, Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) will host a Senior Expo at Cross Keys Village - The Brethren Home Community, 2990 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford.

Ecker: House Committee Moves to Hold Philadelphia DA in Contempt

Sep. 13, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – The House Select Committee on Restoring Law and Order today unanimously moved to recommend that Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner be held in contempt due to his refusal to comply with subpoenas issued by the committee last month.

Ecker Named to House Select Committee on Restoring Law and Order

Jul. 14, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – To further investigate the drastic increase in crime in Philadelphia, Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams//Cumberland) was appointed by House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) to the newly established House Select Committee on Restoring Law and Order.

Ecker Issues Statement on Responsible Budget

Jul. 11, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – In response to the House of Representatives approving a spending plan for fiscal year 2022-23, Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement:

House Republicans Start Impeachment Process of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner

Jun. 13, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – On Monday, Reps. Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) and Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) announced they are starting the process of impeachment of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. Since the beginning of the year, there have been nearly 1,000 people injured or killed by gun violence in Philadelphia with over 220 people murdered in the city.