New Year, New Laws Take Effect

New Year, New Laws Take Effect

Jan. 17, 2020 / Press Release

As we enter the new year, several new laws that impact all Pennsylvanians take effect. From modernizing how we vote to helping agriculture grow, the General Assembly tackled several issues and found solutions for them.

2020: A Year of Change

2020: A Year of Change

Jan. 08, 2020 / Press Release

Going into the new year, my mantra is to take Pennsylvania from a good state to a great state. To that end, we in the General Assembly must build upon the achievements of 2019 and take advantage of the abundance of opportunity within Pennsylvania.

Boback Announces January Outreach Hours

Boback Announces January Outreach Hours

Jan. 08, 2020 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her office’s outreach schedule for the month of January. As always, these events will be weather permitting and feature representatives from several organizations offering their assistance.

Grant Approved for Cecil Township, Ortitay Says

Grant Approved for Cecil Township, Ortitay Says

Dec. 19, 2019 / Press Release

SOUTH FAYETTE — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced a $100,000 Local Share Account grant to help replace bridges in Cecil Township’s Municipal Park was approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners.

Northeast PA Snow Trails Inc. Awarded $54,400 to Conduct Trail Study in Susquehanna, Wayne Counties, Says Fritz

Northeast PA Snow Trails Inc. Awarded $54,400 to Conduct Trail Study in Susquehanna, Wayne Counties, Says Fritz

Dec. 19, 2019 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) announced today that Northeast PA Snow Trails Inc. will be receiving a $54,400 state grant from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), which will go towards preparing a trail study for the development of approximately 13 miles of the former Ontario & Western Railroad corridor for ATV use.

State Legislators Work Together to Honor Local Veteran

State Legislators Work Together to Honor Local Veteran

Dec. 19, 2019 / Press Release

HARRISBURG - When state Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) was approached by Brady Township supervisors and several veterans organizations with a specific desire to honor a local war hero, he didn’t realize the help he’d get from a legislative “neighbor” with a personal stake in the story.

State Legislators Work Together to Honor Local Veteran

State Legislators Work Together to Honor Local Veteran

Dec. 19, 2019 / Press Release

HARRISBURG - When state Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) was approached by Brady Township supervisors and several veterans organizations with a specific desire to honor a local war hero, he didn’t realize the help he’d get from a legislative “neighbor” with a personal stake in the story.

House Approves Smart Justice Package, Says Kauffman

House Approves Smart Justice Package, Says Kauffman

Dec. 18, 2019 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – In an effort to better protect the public and prison corrections staff by ensuring dangerous criminals are held accountable, the House passed a package of bills this week known as the “Smart Justice” package, said Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, which first vetted the bills. The package also contains measures to support ex-offenders who have paid their debt to society and have demonstrated a commitment to rehabilitation.

Delozier’s Smart Justice Bill Passes House

Delozier’s Smart Justice Bill Passes House

Dec. 18, 2019 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – A bill that would help formerly incarcerated individuals reintegrate into society passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday, according to Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), who sponsored the measure.