Part I of PA State Budget Enacted - By Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks)

Jun. 04, 2020 /

Due to the unprecedented times we are currently experiencing, the General Assembly and the governor agreed upon a $25.8 billion state budget a month before the deadline in order to bring stability to those programs, services and agencies that rely on state funding. In order to provide that stability while also budgeting responsibly, the budget covers the next five months of funding with the exception of education and some human services programs, which are being funded for an entire 12 months.

New Deadlines Result from COVID-19 Pandemic

Apr. 07, 2020 /

As we all continue to grapple with the changing world in which we currently find ourselves, government is doing what it can to ease deadlines and other mandates so more people have an opportunity to apply for and take care of certain government requirements.

Mackenzie Announces Suspension of In-Person Veterans Assistance Hours

Mar. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Due to the current coronavirus outbreak in Pennsylvania, Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) has announced that his monthly in-person veterans assistance appointment with an outreach specialist from the American Legion will be temporarily suspended.

Mackenzie Announces March Veterans Assistance Hours

Mar. 05, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – On Friday, March 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) will be holding his monthly veterans assistance hours. At that time an outreach specialist from the American Legion will be available to meet with veterans to discuss the benefits and services they have earned.

2020 Census: What You Need to Know

Feb. 03, 2020 /

Every 10 years, the federal government conducts a census as mandated by the U.S. Constitution in Article 1, Section 2 that is used to gather important data about the American people and the economy. We have counted our population every 10 years since 1790.

Mackenzie Announces February Veterans Assistance Hours

Jan. 27, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – On Friday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) will be holding his monthly veterans assistance hours. At that time an outreach specialist from the American Legion will be available to meet with veterans to discuss the benefits and services they have earned.

Mackenzie Says PA UC Tax Rate Lowest in 30 Years

Jan. 09, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) today welcomed news of a 30-year record low in the unemployment compensation (UC) tax rate in Pennsylvania, and the revived health of the UC Trust Fund.

Veterans Assistance Hours Slated for Jan. 10, Says Mackenzie

Dec. 17, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) will be holding his monthly veterans assistance hours on Friday, Jan. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. At that time an outreach specialist from the American Legion will be available to meet with veterans to discuss the benefits and services they have earned.

Year in Review

Dec. 16, 2019 /

The year 2019 has been a busy one! I have been meeting with many constituents both in Harrisburg and the district listening to their concerns and ideas. I have also been attending a great many meetings, hearings, and tours to talk with experts and expand my education on various issues. I authored several legislative measures with two of them becoming law this past year. I am also already working on new legislative proposals for 2020.

Mackenzie Announces December Veterans Assistance Hours

Dec. 03, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) will be holding his monthly veterans assistance hours on Friday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. At that time an outreach specialist from the American Legion will be available to meet with veterans to discuss the benefits and services they have earned.

New Law Requires Construction Industry Employers to Use E-Verify System

Oct. 15, 2019 /

A new law I authored, known as the Construction Industry Employee Verification Act, recently became law and will take effect next year. This law will require employers in the construction industry to use the federal E-Verify system to ensure their new hires do not include individuals not authorized to work in the United States.

Mackenzie to Host 2019 Senior Expo Oct. 24

Oct. 08, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) is inviting area senior citizens and their caregivers to his annual Senior Expo on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Mackenzie to Host Veterans Assistance Hours Oct. 11

Oct. 01, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) is hosting veterans assistance hours on Friday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at his district office with an outreach specialist from the American Legion for veterans to discuss the benefits and services they have earned.

Mackenzie to Host Oct. 5 Shredder Event in Macungie

Sep. 19, 2019 /

HARRISBURG –Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) will host another of his popular shredder events on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Township Administration Building parking lot (outside Mackenzie’s district office). The address is 3400 Brookside Road, Macungie.

Mackenzie to Host Oct. 5 Shredder Event in Macungie

Sep. 17, 2019 /

HARRISBURG –Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) will host another of his popular shredder events on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Township Administration Building parking lot (outside Mackenzie’s district office). The address is 3400 Brookside Road, Macungie.

My Office is Ready to Assist Senior Citizens

Sep. 16, 2019 /

Navigating the various state services available to senior citizens can be stressful. Fortunately, I have a well-trained staff in my office to assist residents of the 134th Legislative District and answer questions they have about the state-offered programs.