Contact Information 

District Office
1555 Highlands Drive
Suite 110
Lititz, PA 17543
Phone:  (717) 626-1776
FAX:  (717) 626-4234

Capitol Office
51A East Wing
PO Box 202097
Harrisburg PA 17120-2097
Phone: (717) 787-1776

E-Mail:  
smentzer@pahousegop.com

Latest News
09/22/2017
The state representatives and senators representing Lancaster County are holding a commemorative ceremony honoring U.S. Vietnam War veterans on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at Hempfield High School, Performing Arts Center, 200 Stanley Avenue, Landisville.
09/22/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is warning consumers to be on the lookout for credit or debit card skimmers that steal your information when the card is swiped or inserted.
09/14/2017
HARRISBURG – Last night, the House passed a responsible plan to pay for Gov. Tom Wolf’s spending deficit and to fund the 2017-18 budget without any tax increases or borrowing.
09/08/2017
As a tremendous number of people, businesses, and service organizations throughout the country begin collecting and donating goods and services to assist storm survivors in Texas, I want Pennsylvanians to know how they can best help and not hinder rescue and recovery efforts while also protecting themselves.
08/25/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has revised Pennsylvania’s school immunization requirements for the 2017-18 school year.
08/25/2017
Veterans are reminded to be aware of scams targeting the military community and their families. The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General offers the following advice to those who have sacrificed for our country so they can take the proper precautions to safeguard their savings and hard-earned benefits.
08/25/2017
A new law set to go into effect Aug. 25 will change the way first-time DUI offenders are punished in Pennsylvania.
08/07/2017
HARRISBURG – To recognize and honor local Vietnam veterans, the Lancaster County Delegation is hosting a commemorative ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at Hempfield High School, Performing Arts Center, 200 Stanley Ave., Landisville. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m.
07/29/2017
After seven years, one of the legislative efforts to reform school property taxes has taken a significant step forward, and the best part is it allows voters to decide. On July 11, the Senate voted 46-2 to approve House Bill 1285, legislation to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to allow for 100 percent reduction of property taxes on a homestead or farmstead, i.e. principal places of residence.
07/17/2017
Last week, I joined with my colleagues in the state House in voting to approve legislation to ensure our Medicaid assistance program remains solvent and available to those who truly need it.
07/12/2017
HARRISBURG –The House of Representatives voted to approve legislation to ensure our Medicaid assistance program remains solvent and available to those who truly need it.
07/03/2017
With the 2017-18 state budget sent to the governor’s desk it is worth noting that more than $11 billion of Pennsylvania’s total annual spending is spent on welfare.
06/12/2017
Senate Bill 133, which I supported, was signed into law by Governor Wolf on May 26, as Act 3 of 2017. This legislation was needed to bring Pennsylvania into compliance with the federal REAL ID Act. Under the new law, residents will be able to choose between a REAL ID or a standard driver’s license or photo ID. Residents who choose the standard form of identification would have to have a passport or other REAL ID-compliant identification to board an airplane or enter a federal building once the new system is in place.
06/12/2017
Performance-based budgeting is a process by which states make spending decisions based on specific benchmarks.