HARRISBURG — In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the deadline for older adults and Pennsylvania residents with disabilities to apply for rebates on rent and property taxes paid in 2019 has been extended from June 30 to Dec. 31, 2020, the Department of Revenue announced today.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is implementing the following operational changes in response to Governor Tom Wolf’s mitigation guidance regarding COVID-19.
Many of our constituents have contacted us recently expressing concern and frustration with a new storm water fee being imposed by their municipalities. While this is not a new issue generally speaking, we are equally concerned as more and more municipalities choose to impose a fee on their residents in response to clean water mandates coming down from the Federal government.
I ran for office based largely on my more than 25 years of business experience. During that time, I not only led one of York County’s finest companies but served as a consultant to many of the largest and most respected companies in the world. That experience, combined with the extensive travel it involved, led me to the realization that American capitalism is one of the greatest sources of good in the world.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering District 4, which covers Luzerne, Lackawanna, Pike, Wayne, Susquehanna and Wyoming counties, is now accepting applications for summer internships.
This week, the Pennsylvania Department of Health updated their travel guidelines for anyone who returned to Pennsylvania from countries with known COVID-19 outbreaks in the past 14 days.
There are several names synonymous with York County. There’s Utz and Martin’s, the snack food giants based in the western end of the county, Wright, who gave Wrightsville its name, and many others that have withstood the test of time.
Gov. Tom Wolf recently presented his budget message to a joint session of the General Assembly. His budget proposal shows that his administration has already overspent the current budget by nearly $600 million. In spite of that profligate spending, the Governor is now seeking an additional $1.5 billion in new spending for next year’s budget. Over 80% of that new spending is for welfare benefits.
HARRISBURG — Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R- Cumberland) today announced that School Safety and Security grants totaling $90,000 have been awarded to school districts in the 88th Legislative District.
HARRISBURG – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bradford County this week was awarded $205,547 in state funding to expand its mentoring program for at-risk youth in Bradford, Sullivan and Tioga counties, according to Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) announced today that 11 schools and one Intermediate Unit that serve the 17th Legislative District have been awarded approximately $1,850,566 in grants via the School Safety and Security Grant Program.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) issued the following statement in reaction to Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of Senate Bill 906, legislation that would have placed a moratorium on the pending closures of the White Haven and Polk state centers by the Department of Human Services.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of Senate Bill 906, legislation that would have placed a moratorium on the pending closures of the White Haven and Polk state centers by the Department of Human Services.
HARRISBURG – A new measure signed into law today by Governor Tom Wolf would place significant penalties on criminals who solicit or advertise the sexual services of victims of human trafficking, according to the bill’s prime sponsor, Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York).
I have long held the belief of even a penny of misspend taxpayer money is unacceptable. When I read a news account about how the Office of Inspector General (OIG) wasted $160,000 of taxpayer dollars on unused pistols, ammunition and other equipment for its investigators, I was, to put it politely, very displeased.
HARRISBURG – Building on previous efforts to strengthen funding and support for area first responders, Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) announced today that fire and ambulance departments in the 117th District will see a total of $333,849 in state funding grants from the Office of the State Fire Commissioner (OSFC).
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved landmark legislation today that would increase penalties and fines against individuals who solicit services from victims of human trafficking.
HARRISBURG – Eight fire departments and ambulance associations in the 176th Legislative District have been awarded nearly $97,000 in state funding, Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) announced today.
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.
HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee unanimously approved legislation today aimed at targeting individuals who solicit services from victims of human trafficking, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York).