House Budget Puts Taxpayer First
6/30/2015 12:17:00 PM
After casting my vote today for a balanced, on-time state budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year, please know that this spending plan is designed with the taxpayers of Pennsylvania at the forefront.
PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Independence Day Holiday
6/30/2015 12:09:00 PM
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
Senate Panel Hears Testimony on Efforts to Safely Transport Crude Oil on PA Rail Network
6/22/2015 10:49:00 AM
HARRISBURG - The state Senate Transportation Committee and the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee held a joint hearing today in Harrisburg to hear testimony on ways to improve the safe transportation of energy products along Pennsylvania’s rail network.
Center for Rural Pennsylvania Schedules Three Hearings on Heroin, Opioid Treatment
6/18/2015 1:57:00 PM
HARRISBURG – The Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors announced this week that it has scheduled three additional hearings to discuss heroin and opioid treatment and recovery efforts.
Pennsylvania House, Senate Coal Caucuses Convene at State Capitol
6/17/2015 1:18:00 PM
HARRISBURG – A bipartisan group of state legislators met Tuesday at the Capitol Building to discuss the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed “Clean Power Plan” and its impact on Pennsylvania’s job climate, electric rates and overall economy.
Airman Alyssa Vangorder graduated Basic Training
6/16/2015 11:42:00 AM
Air Force Airman Alyssa N. Vangorder graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Impact Fee Totals More Than $100 Million in Four Years
6/16/2015 11:41:00 AM
In the four years that impact fees have been collected on Marcellus Shale drilling, the total for the 110th District in Bradford, Sullivan and Susquehanna counties has surpassed $100 million.
Airman Colton Miller graduated Basic Traning
6/12/2015 11:49:00 AM
Air Force Airman Colton K. Miller graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Airman Miranda Richmond graduated Basic Traning
6/8/2015 11:26:00 AM
Air Force Airman Miranda N. Richmond graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Airman Troy Gonzalez graduated Basic Training
6/5/2015 11:59:00 AM
Air Force Airman Troy D. Gonzalez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Pvt. Spencer Zlock graduated Basic Training
6/2/2015 11:01:00 AM
Army Pvt. Spencer R. Zlock has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.
HEARING NOTICE: Senate Committees to discuss natural gas severance tax proposals
5/28/2015 11:00:00 AM
HARRISBURG – Legislation imposing a severance tax on natural gas extracted in Pennsylvania will be discussed during a joint hearing of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee and the Senate Finance Committee on Monday.
Airman Trevor Garrehy graduated Basic Training
5/27/2015 12:57:00 PM
Air Force Airman Trevor J. Garrehy graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month
5/22/2015 12:31:00 PM
If you spend any time outdoors, please know that cases of Lyme disease in Pennsylvania are growing and May has been set aside as “Lyme Disease Awareness Month” to raise awareness of this infectious disease.
PennDOT, Police Partnering to Urge Increased Seat Belt Use
5/20/2015 3:41:00 PM
Over 500 law enforcement agencies participate in “Border to Border” Initiative Stressing Zero Tolerance Across State Lines Harrisburg, PA – PennDOT, state and local police are partnering for nationwide “Click It or Ticket” seat-belt enforcement beginning today and running through June 7.
Airman Matthew Smith graduated Basic Training
5/19/2015 12:40:00 PM
Air Force Airman Matthew J. Smith graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Memorial Day
5/18/2015 10:19:00 AM
Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, May 23, through Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.
Sen. Yaw Applauds Funding for Two Area Projects
5/15/2015 10:39:00 AM
HARRISBURG - State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today applauded the approval of loan and tax credit requests by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) for two affordable multifamily housing developments located in Bradford and Union counties.
Pvt. Douglas McPherson graduated Basic Training
5/11/2015 11:17:00 AM
Army Pvt. Douglas M. McPherson has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.
Airman David Hernandez graduated Basic Training
5/8/2015 9:52:00 AM
Air Force Airman David A. Hernandez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Senator Yaw Co-Sponsors Historic Changes to Pennsylvania’s Pension Law
5/7/2015 10:58:00 AM
HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today co-sponsored comprehensive legislation designed to modernize the Commonwealth’s retirement systems in order to bring significant updates to the funding, sustainability and fiscal responsibility of the state’s two main pension funds.