Legislative Roll Call for week of Sept. 24-28
Votes involving legislators from northeastern Pennsylvania in the state House and Senate this past week:
NONPROFITS: House Resolution 798 directs the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to study the salaries of top executives and other expenses of nonprofit agencies that provide state-funded services to the disabled and children. The House approved the resolution 177-21.
Voting yes: Reps. Matt Baker, R-68, Wellsboro; Karen Boback, R-117, Harveys Lake; Rosemary Brown, R-189, Middle Smithfield Twp.; Mike Carroll, D-118, Hughestown; Lynda Schlegel-Culver, R-108, Rockefeller Twp.; Neal Goodman, D-123, Mahanoy City; Doyle Heffley, R-122, Lower Towamensing Twp.; Sid Michaels Kavulich, D-114, Taylor; Jerry Knowles, R-124, Tamaqua; Sandra Major, R-111, Montrose; Kurt Masser, R-107, Ralpho Twp.; Gerald Mullery, D-119, Newport Twp.; Phyllis Mundy, D-120, Kingston; Kevin Murphy, D-113, Scranton; Eddie Day Pashinski, D-121, Wilkes-Barre; Mike Peifer, R-139, Honesdale; Tina Pickett, R-110, Towanda; Mario Scavello, R-176, Mount Pocono; Ken Smith, D-112, Dunmore; Mike Tobash, R-125, Pottsville; Tarah Toohil, R-116, Butler Twp.
Voting no: Rep. Ed Staback, D-115, Archbald.
CAMPUS DRILLING: Senate Bill 367 would expand natural gas drilling on state property, including the 14 state-owned universities. The House voted 136-62 voted to concur with the Senate version and sent it to Gov. Tom Corbett for signing.
Voting yes: Reps. Baker, Brown, Carroll, Culver, Goodman, Heffley, Knowles, Major, Masser, Murphy, Pashinski, Peifer, Pickett, Scavello, Smith, Staback, Tobash, Toohil.
Voting no: Reps. Boback, Kavulich, Mullery, Mundy.
(Compiled by The Times-Shamrock Harrisburg Bureau.)