Government

CANCELLED: Wayne County Office Hours

November 2, 2011

 Wayne County Office Hours scheduled for Nov. 4 have been cancelled.

A representative of Rep. Marino's office will be in Wayne County on Nov. 18.

Pike County Office Hours

November 2, 2011

WHAT: Pike County Office Hours

WHO: A representative of Congressman Marino

WHEN: 9-11 a.m. Nov. 18

WHERE: Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad St., Milford

APPOINTMENTS are recommended but not required.

INFO: 570-836-8020

CANCELLED: Pike County Office Hours

November 2, 2011

The Nov. 4 Pike County office hours have been cancelled.

A representative of Congressman Marino's office will be in Pike County on Nov. 18.

Veterans Recognition Event

November 2, 2011

WHAT: Annual Veterans Recognition Event

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 5

WHERE: Lamont Theater, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas Township

 

Press Conference: Preserve Community Pharmacy Access Now

November 2, 2011

WHAT: Press Conference

TOPIC: Preserve Community Pharmacy Access Now - In Opposition to Express Scripts/Medco Merger

WHEN: 10 a.m. Nov. 3

WHERE: U.S. Capitol Building (West Front Grassy Area), Constitution & First St. NE, Washington, D.C.

FOR MORE INFO: E-mail

 

Subcommittee Field Hearing - In District

November 2, 2011

WHAT: Subcommittee Field Hearing

WHO: Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications

|TOPIC: Emergency Response to Hurricane Irene & Tropical Storm Lee more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

November 2, 2011

WHAT: Congressional-Executive Commission on China: 2011 Annual Report

WHO: Foreign Affairs Committee

WHEN: 10 a.m. Nov. 3

WHERE: 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building. more»

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

November 2, 2011

WHAT: “21st Century Law Enforcement:  How Smart Policing Targets Criminal Behavior”

WHO: Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism & Homeland Security

WHEN: 10 A.M. Nov. 4

WHERE: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. more»

Judiciary Committee Hearing

November 2, 2011

 

WHAT: Judiciary Committee Hearing

WHEN: 10 a.m.-Noon Nov. 3

WHERE: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

TOPICS: more»

Nationwide Coalition Joins Reps. Courtney & Marino Outside U.S. Capitol To Oppose Express Scripts/Medco Merger

3 years 3 weeks ago

Group Asks FTC, Congress To Support Patient Care   more»

Senator Yaw’s New District Unveiled

3 years 3 weeks ago

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s Legislative Reapportionment Commission (LRC) has completed a preliminary plan to redraw legislative boundaries based on the 2010 U.S. Census, according to State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23). more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

November 1, 2011

WHAT: Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

WHEN: 10 a.m.-Noon Nov. 2

WHERE: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

TOPICS: These bills will be discussed:

HR1905, Iran Threat Reduction Act of 2011 more»

PennDOT to Aid State, Municipal Police in Aggressive-Driving Enforcement

3 years 4 weeks ago

Harrisburg - PennDOT today announced that part of a $2.5 million statewide investment of federal funds will help municipal and state police to crack down on aggressive driving behaviors such as speeding, tailgating and running red lights. more»

Two Weeks Remain to Register for Disaster Ai

3 years 4 weeks ago

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Survivors of the storms and flooding that ravaged central and eastern Pennsylvania have only two weeks left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance. The deadline to register is November 14, 2011. more»

PennDOT Crews, Equipment, Supplies Ready for Upcoming Winter

3 years 4 weeks ago

Motorists Also Urged to Prepare Now for Winter Driving

Harrisburg - With snow and colder temperatures appearing in some local forecasts, State Transportation Secretary Barry J. Schoch today announced that PennDOT's final winter preparations are being made and more than 2,200 trucks and 5,400 operators will be ready to tackle winter's worst. more»

Yaw Alerts PHEAA State Grant Recipients of Potential Flood-Related Casualty Loss Assistance

3 years 4 weeks ago

HARRISBURG –State Grant recipients who have received funding through the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) and who have suffered casualty losses as a result of the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, or other disasters, are encouraged to complete and submit a Casualty Loss Form for possible reconsideration of their State Grant award, accord more»

Yaw Announces Opening of LIHEAP Program – November 1

3 years 4 weeks ago

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) grant program will open for the 2011-12 heating season on November 1st, according to State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23). more»

Mirabito secures $500,000 RACP grant for Kohl's project

3 years 4 weeks ago

HARRISBURG, Oct. 28 – State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, today announced that the state government will uphold its commitment of an additional $500,000 for the Kohl's Department Store project in Williamsport, bringing the total grant funding to $5 million for this project. more»

Township Association Urges Governor to Sign Money-Saving Bid-Limit Legislation

3 years 4 weeks ago

For more than a decade, the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors has been urging lawmakers to pass common-sense legislation that would save municipalities statewide hundreds of thousands of tax dollars a year – money that could be put to better use in Pennsylvania’s communities.
  more»

Mirabito secures $500,000 RACP grant for Kohl's project

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito secures $500,000 RACP grant for Kohl's project

October 28, 2011

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Area Police to Participate in Aggressive-Driving Enforcement

3 years 4 weeks ago

Montoursville - The following North central police agencies will conduct aggressive-driving enforcement activities as part of a statewide wave from Nov. more»

Democratic Policy Committee considers landowner rights and environmental issues in the Marcellus Shale region

3 years 4 weeks ago

WILLIAMSPORT, Oct. 27 –  The House Democratic Policy Committee heard from several testifiers at a public hearing in Williamsport today regarding the impact gas drilling is having on landowner rights and the environment in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale region.
 
State Reps. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, and Mark Longietti, D-Mercer, served as its co-chairmen.
  more»

Rep. Marino’s Weekly Wrapup – Oct. 28

3 years 4 weeks ago

Rep. Marino introduced legislation that offers limited legal protection to Medicare and Medicaid providers who use electronic records. more»

Democratic Policy Committee considers landowner rights and environmental issues in the Marcellus Shale region

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Bill Would Protect Access to Medicare

October 27, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOct. 26, 2011

MARINO INTRODUCES SAFEGUARDING ACCESS FOR MEDICARE ACT

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, has introduced legislation that offers limited legal protection to Medicare and Medicaid providers who use electronic records. more»

State Police to Accept Expired, Unwanted Prescription Medications

3 years 4 weeks ago

Oct. 29 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day  

Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs this Saturday, Oct. 29, as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.   more»

U.S. Marshals Apprehend Williamsport Child Sex Assault Fugitive in Bellefonte

3 years 4 weeks ago

Sought on additional warrants by other local agencies more»

PennDOT, State Police Team to Make Roads Safer for Halloween

3 years 4 weeks ago

Underage Drivers Reminded of Stiff Penalties for Impaired Driving

Harrisburg - Impaired drivers, especially those under the legal drinking age, had better beware this Halloween, as PennDOT and the Pennsylvania State Police are teaming to increase law-enforcement patrols throughout the week. more»

Flood Repairs Starting at Sites in Montour and Northumberland Counties

3 years 4 weeks ago

Montoursville - Wolyniec Construction, Inc. will begin flood repairs at sites on Route 2006 (Ridge Drive) in Cooper Township, Montour County and Route 4026 (Irish Valley Road) in Shamokin Township, Northumberland County. more»

DEP Releases Impact Report on Fukushima Nuclear Accident

3 years 4 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection today announced the completion of its Fukushima Nuclear Accident Report, which highlights DEP’s response and findings regarding air and water sources, and the public’s health and safety after the March 11 nuclear accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi facility in Japan. more»

Everett: DEP Offers Emergency Storm Relief Grant Funding for Small Businesses

December 31, 1969

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today said the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is providing emergency funding that will help flood-affected small businesses in Lycoming County and 32 other counties to make energy efficiency and pollution prevention improvements.

PENNVEST Approves Funding for Loyalsock Township

3 years 4 weeks ago

HARRISBURG – A Loyalsock Township sewer system improvement project will receive funding from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST), according to State Senator Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming). more»

Everett Resolution Designates November as Infant Safe Sleep Month in Pennsylvania

December 31, 1969

HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) introduced House Resolution 463, designating November as Infant Safe Sleep Month in Pennsylvania, which passed the House unanimously Monday. The resolution calls attention to the problem of children who have died due to having unsafe sleeping environments.

River Valley Transit One of Several to Receive Funds From DEP Awards

3 years 4 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today it will award more than $4.4 million in Alternative Fuels Incentive Grants to 12 projects across the state. The projects will develop the state’s natural gas and electric vehicle infrastructure and achieve emissions reductions equivalent to taking 10,000 cars off the road. more»

HDPC to hold hearing on Marcellus Shale landowner rights and environmental issues Thursday in Williamsport

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Flood-Recovery Efforts by PennDOT Continue Full Speed Ahead

3 years 5 weeks ago
Chippewa Road in Muncy Creek Township, devastated by the Sept. 7 flood waters, began repairs last week.

Montoursville - Here's a brief update on the flood-recovery efforts under way by PennDOT in north central Pennsylvania.

As of this week, PennDOT has identified 1,942 damage sites, primarily in six of District 3-0's nine counties, with costs estimated at nearly $52 million for recovery of damages to state roads and bridges. more»

Mirabito: state grant funds available for small businesses

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito: state grant funds available for small businesses

October 25, 2011

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

DEP Offers Emergency Storm Relief Grant Funding for Small Businesses

3 years 5 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection today announced emergency funding that will help flood-affected small businesses in 33 counties to make energy efficiency and pollution prevention improvements. more»

DEP Issues Air Permit to Crawford Renewable Energy for Waste Tires-to-Energy Project

3 years 5 weeks ago

MEADVILLE -- The Department of Environmental Protection has issued a permit for a waste tires-to-energy project to be built on a former World War II nitroglycerine plant site in Crawford County.

DEP issued the first phase of an air plan approval to Crawford Renewable Energy today to help the company meet federal and state air regulations. more»

Mirabito to host policy hearing on landowner rights

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito to host policy hearing on landowner rights

October 24, 2011

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

PennDOT Urges Motorists to Report Suspicious Behavior around Inlet Grates

3 years 5 weeks ago

Montoursville - PennDOT District 3-0 is asking motorists in central Pennsylvania to report any suspicious behavior noticed around drainage inlets on state and local roadways to the appropriate local law enforcement agency. more»

Mirabito: Family farms to benefit from legislation

3 years 5 weeks ago

In bipartisan effort, House Finance Committee moves bill forward
 
HARRISBURG, Oct. 19 – State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, today voted for legislation that would allow family farm partnerships to reorganize without being subjected to realty transfer taxes. more»

Citizen's Forum to Evaluate Parks and Recreation Services

3 years 5 weeks ago

Parks are for people!  The City of Williamsport is evaluating its Parks and Recreation services for the purpose of better serving its citizens and improving the quality of life within our region.  On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, the City will host a Citizen’s Forum to evaluate the current level of public recreation services and explore future efforts to improve and expand the City’s p more»

Mirabito: Family farms to benefit from legislation

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito: Family farms to benefit from legislation

October 19, 2011

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Senator Yaw's Towanda Office Re-Opens

3 years 5 weeks ago

HARRISBURG - State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that his Towanda District Office located at 1 Elizabeth Street, Towanda, in the Progress Authority Building has re-opened. more»

Site Visit - Home Depot

October 18, 2011

WHAT: Site Visit - The Home Depot

WHEN: 2-3 p.m. Oct. 20

WHERE: Home Depot, 721 Old Willow Ave., Honesdale

 

Patriot Award Presentation

October 18, 2011

WHAT: Civilian Marksmanship Patriot Award Presentation

WHEN: 3:30 p.m.  Oct. 20

WHERE: Carbondale Memorial Park, 1 N. Main St., Carbondale (across from City Hall)

RECIPIENT: Earl Granville, Carbondale, will receive the award and gift from Rep. Marino

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