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Scarnati: Water Treatment Facility in McKean County Awarded PENNVEST Funds

April 23, 2014

The Smethport Borough Authority has been selected to receive an $805,000 low-interest loan to make major improvements to their water system, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Lycoming County Board of Elections announces two polling place changes

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The Lycoming County Board of Elections has decided to permanently relocate the polling place for Watson Township, effective beginning with the May 20, 2014 General Primary. The new polling place for Watson Township will be the recently constructed Watson Township municipal building, 4635 North Route 44 Highway, Jersey Shore. Parking is available at the municipal building. more»

$9 Million Canton Project Receives State Approval

April 22, 2014

HARRISBURG – State funding for a Bradford County wastewater treatment system upgrade and improvement project was approved today by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST), according to state Senator Gene Yaw (R-23). more»

Thompson Announces Veteran Outreach Event in Lock Haven

April 17, 2014

Bellefonte, PA – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, today announced he will be holding an outreach event for veterans on Friday, May 23, 2014, in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.  The informational seminar, which will include officials from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), the U.S. more»

Thompson Announces Veteran Outreach Event in Erie

April 17, 2014

Titusville, PA – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, today announced he will be holding an outreach event for veterans on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Erie, Pennsylvania.  The informational seminar, which will include officials from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), the U.S. more»

Statement on WhiteWave Foods Company Expansion

April 16, 2014

Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25) issued the following statement regarding WhiteWave Foods Company locating operations in Clearfield County:  more»

Thompson Announces Agriculture Grant Opportunities for Beginning Farmers

April 14, 2014

Bellefonte, PA – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today announced a grant opportunity to help train and educate the next generation of agricultural producers through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP). more»

Thompson Legislation to Improve Military Mental Health Evaluations Introduced in Senate

April 9, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) introduced the Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers (MEPS) Act, companion legislation to the bill U.S. more»

House Passes Bill to Lessen Burden of Health Care Law on Employers, Increase Take Home Pay for Americans

April 3, 2014

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, issued the following statement after the House voted to pass H.R. 2575, the Save American Workers Act.  The legislation, which would help increase wages by repealing the 30-hour work week rule under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), passed the House by a vote of 248-179. more»

Thompson Receives National Award for Leadership and Advocacy on Career and Technical Education Issues

April 2, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) announced U.S. more»

Senate Republican Standing Committee Memberships

April 2, 2014

HARRISBURG – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) today announced the chairmanships and Republican members for each of the 22 Senate Standing Committees for the remainder of the 2013-2014 legislative session. more»

Senator Scarnati Announces Pennsylvania Elk Drawing Moved to Elk County

March 28, 2014

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s annual Elk License Drawing will be held at the Elk County Visitor’s Center this summer, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).

The 2014 drawing will take place at the Elk County Visitor’s Center on Saturday, August 16, 2014, in conjunction with the Keystone Elk Country Alliance Elk Festival. more»

U.S. Reps. Glenn Thompson, Tim Ryan Introduce “Medical Evaluation Parity for Service Members (MEPS) Act”

March 27, 2014

Bellefonte, PA – U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Tim Ryan (D-OH) today introduced the bipartisan Medical Evaluation Parity for Service Members (MEPS) Act (H.R. more»

Scarnati: Natural Gas Energy Development Impact Fee Grants Awarded

March 27, 2014

Businesses and organizations in the 25th Senatorial District will receive more than $798,000 in state Natural Gas Energy Development Program grants, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). more»

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