They Spent $160,000 of Your Money on What?

Feb. 05, 2020 / Press Release

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.