Other measures would help seniors, military families
Rep. Robert Merski February 2, 2023 | 4:20 PM
ERIE, Feb. 2 – State Rep. Bob Merski, D-Erie, is garnering support for a slate of bills designed to improve government efficiency and accountability, fight blight and help seniors and military families.
“We should always be looking for ways to make government run more efficiently, and one way we can do that is through legislation that reduces unnecessary spending, eliminates waste and increases accountability,” Merski said. “My bills would help do that by reducing costs to municipalities for some items, making sure government operations are as transparent as possible and studying where money is going.”
Merski said he is currently seeking co-sponsorship of bills that would:
Merski said several other bills would help seniors on fixed incomes by excluding Social Security cost-of-living increases for purposes of qualifying for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, exempt non-military spouses of active-duty military from state and local income taxes, and better protect victims of human trafficking.
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