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
11/16/2017
Could having 52 less legislators make it easier to reach agreement and pass a balanced budget on time? I agree with both the former Speaker of the House Sam Smith and our current Speaker of the House, Mike Turzai in supporting the concept of a reduction in the size of the Legislature.
11/09/2017
In last week’s column, I outlined problems with the state’s Unemployment Compensation program (UC) that have arisen due to mismanagement. This week, I want to explain legislation that I support which is being drafted by Rep. Rob Kauffman, the chairman of the Labor and Industry Committee on which I serve.
11/03/2017
The House of Representatives earlier this month advanced debt reduction legislation similar to what I have been advocating for the past several years. Last session, I authored House Bill 80 that would have restricted the debt load the state is allowed to carry at any given time.
10/23/2017
By Rep. Steve Mentzer (R-Lititz) Last week, Gov. Tom Wolf chose to veto House Bill 59, the comprehensive Human Services Code bill that would have helped provide critical treatment to opioid abusers; prevent fraud, waste and abuse within the welfare system; pave a pathway to prosperity for those who can work; and save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars through reforms.
10/02/2017
By Rep. Steve Mentzer (R-Lititz) In last week’s outlining the issues surrounding the 2017-18 state budget, I promised readers a detailed timeline of all budget-related events that have transpired this year. Here is that timeline:
09/27/2017
A 2016 audit of the Department of Human Services found millions of dollars in state public assistance benefit funds were paid out to recipients who are deceased.
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.