Dept of Community and Economic Development Budget Hearing

Feb. 20, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Torren Ecker asks DCED Sec. Siger how he plans to market Pennsylvania to potential businesses and what changes need to be made outside of DCED.

Responding to Gov. Shapiro's Budget Address

Feb. 06, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Torren Ecker responds to the governor's proposal

Press Conference on Democrat Energy Tax

Jun. 12, 2023 / Embed

PA House GOP Policy hearing and press conference to spotlight the adverse effects associated with the $663 million energy tax in Gov. Josh Shapiro’s and House Democrats’ budget proposal for the 2023-24 Fiscal Year.

Keeping Up with Technology

Apr. 12, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Torren Ecker questions the department on IT modernization.

Addressing Welfare Fraud

Apr. 11, 2023 / Embed

During a budget hearing, Rep. Torren Ecker questions DHS on the MCO “profit-sharing” being used to fund programs to improve social determinants of health.

Safety of PA Corrections Officers

Mar. 30, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Torren Ecker asks the Department of Corrections about the safety of corrections officers and if the department is following IFO recommendations.

Rising costs of the skilled nursing facility regulations.

Mar. 28, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Torren Ecker asks the Department of Health to provide information on the rising costs of the skilled nursing facility regulations.

Questioning About Elder Abuse

Mar. 27, 2023 / Embed

During a budget hearing, Rep. Torren Ecker questions the Department of Aging on what they are doing to address the IFO report regarding the percentage of substantiated claims by Area Agencies on Aging investigating reports of elder abuse and neglect.

Undoing permitting logjam in PA

Mar. 23, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Ecker asks how the DEP is planning to execute the permit expediation plan.

Drilling on state lands

Mar. 23, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Torren Ecker asks if Gov. Shapiro plans on continuing Gov. Wolf’s new lease moratorium for drilling on state lands and why certain drilling is exempt from this.