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10/05/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) today introduced the Property Tax Independence Act (House Bill 76) in the Pennsylvania state House. The legislation would completely replace school district property taxes
06/28/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) today voted against a state budget bill that was approved by the House, saying the plan is spending money faster than Pennsylvania taxpayers can earn it.
04/13/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg voted for a bill that would legalize in Pennsylvania the use of medical cannabis to help children suffering from seizures, patients who have cancer and individuals with other specified health conditions. Following the vote, Cox made the following statement:
03/17/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) on Wednesday voted for legislation approved by the state House that would provide Pennsylvania patients with access to cannabis to treat medical conditions. Cox, who first introduced legislation to legalize medical cannabis in 2014 and participated in the ongoing process that led to the approval of yesterday’s bill, made the following statement:
03/16/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) today issued the following statement after voting for a bill that would finish the state’s 2015-16 budget by providing supplemental money for state programs and services:
02/09/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) today issued the following statement after Gov. Tom Wolf delivered his annual budget address to a joint session of the state House and Senate:
06/27/2015
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) today voted for a balanced state budget bill approved by the House that would fund the government without raising taxes.
05/13/2015
HARRISBURG – After the state House today in Harrisburg approved a bill that would provide significant, dollar-for-dollar school property tax reductions for homeowners across the Commonwealth, Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) issued the following statement:
03/03/2015
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) was pleased today in Harrisburg to hear Pennsylvania’s governor talk about the important issue of property taxes during his first budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly.
01/09/2015
HARRISBURG, Jan. 9 – State Reps. Jim Cox, R-Berks and Ed Gainey, D-Allegheny, plan to reintroduce legislation that would legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.
09/16/2014
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks), who introduced a version of the Property Tax Independence Act (House Bill 76) in the House, today applauded the Senate Finance Committee’s approval of companion legislation (Senate Bill 76) at a meeting this morning. Following the meeting in Harrisburg, Cox issued the following statement:
06/30/2014
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks) today in Harrisburg voted for a balanced, on-time $29.1 billion state budget approved by the House.
06/25/2014
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks) today voted in the state House in Harrisburg to adopt a state budget bill for the upcoming fiscal year that will begin on July 1.
06/24/2014
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvanians who want to avoid the inconvenience of telemarketing calls would benefit from a bill introduced by Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks) that was approved today by the state House in Harrisburg.
04/23/2014
SINKING SPRING – Pennsylvania’s servicemen and servicewomen are now able to have their veteran status included on their state-issued driver licenses or non-driver identification cards, Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks) announced today.