Government

Senator Scarnati: Pennsylvania Small Business Grants Awarded

February 11, 2014

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has awarded energy efficiency grants to 12 small businesses in the 25th Senatorial District, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). more»

Smith Says State Agencies Working With Local Governments to Procure Road Salt

February 10, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY -- House Speaker Sam Smith (R-Jefferson/Indiana/Armstrong) said today that state agencies are working to help local municipalities, townships and boroughs that are in urgent need of road salt.

Homeland Security Committee Hearing

February 10, 2014

Homeland Security Full Committee

Hearing: The Secretary's Vision for the Future -- Challenges and Priorities

Witnesses:

  • The Honorable Jeh Johnson; Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Judiciary Committee Mark-Up

February 10, 2014

Judiciary Full Committee

Mark-Up:

  • H.R. ____, the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome Act of 2014

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

February 10, 2014

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations

Hearing: The Persecution of Christians as a Worldwide Phenomenon

Witnesses: more»

Scarnati Urges Area Senior Centers to Apply for State Grants

February 7, 2014

Area Senior Community Centers can now apply for state grants of up to $150,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging to improve their programs, services and facilities, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Marino's animal fighting bill signed into law

February 7, 2014

For Immediate Release
February 7, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, the president signed into law bipartisan legislation championed by U.S. Representative Tom Marino (PA-10) that will make it a federal offense to attend an organized animal fight and will impose additional penalties for taking minors to such events. more»

Marino applauds VA outreach clinic for Wayne, Pike County veterans

February 6, 2014

For Immediate Release
Februray 6, 2014

Hamlin, PA – Today, the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center announced the award of a contract to Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers for primary care, telehealth and women’s health services in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. more»

Senator Scarnati to Hold School Safety Grant Announcement Event on February 6th

January 31, 2014

A School Safety Grant Announcement Event will be held on February 6th at Central Mountain High School in Clinton County,according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Bipartisan Farm Bill Advances to Final Stages; Thompson Lauds Economic Benefit of Measure for Pennsylvania

January 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Agricultural Act of 2014, a five-year Farm Bill reauthorization, by a vote of 251-166.  The bill was produced by the House-Senate conference committee that was charged with resolving differences between the House and Senate-passed Farm Bills. U.S. more»

House passes FARRM Act, provides certainty for America’s farmers

January 29, 2014

For Immediate Release
January 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Conference Report to H.R. 2642, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 (FARRM Act).  The legislation includes $16.6 billion in net savings and provides long term stability for our nation’s agriculture industry. more»

Thompson Reacts to President's State of the Union Address

January 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, tonight released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address. more»

Marino reaction to State of the Union address

January 28, 2014

For Immediate Release
January 28, 2014

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Tom Marino (PA-10) released the following statement after President Obama delivered his State of the Union address: more»

PA House Leaders Admonish Academic Bigotry

January 28, 2014

HARRISBURG – Bigotry is wrong and cannot be tolerated is the message Pennsylvania House Leaders are sending today with the introduction of a resolution condemning the Academic Studies Association (ASA) boycott against the State of Israel, House Majority Leader, Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) announced today.

Foreign Affairs Committee Mark-Up

January 28, 2014

Foreign Affairs Full Committee

Mark-Up: more»

Thompson to Host Penn State University Football Coach James Franklin for State of the Union Address

January 28, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced that Pennsylvania State University Football Coach James Franklin will be his guest for the President’s State of the Union Address Tuesday night.  
 
“With the beginning of a new year, we are filled with a sense of optimism and possibility. more»

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

January 28, 2014

Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

Hearing: The Scope of Fair Use

Witnesses: more»

Bradford county veterans advocate to join Marino at SOTU

January 27, 2014

For Immediate Release
January 27, 2014

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Representative Tom Marino (PA-10) has invited Bradford County constituent Melinda Piccotti to be his guest at tomorrow evening’s State of the Union address. more»

Local Fire, Ambulance Organizations to Receive More Than $286,000 in State Grants

January 25, 2014

HARRISBURG – House Speaker Sam Smith today announced that volunteer fire and ambulance associations in Jefferson and Indiana counties will receive more than $286,000 in state grant funding this year.

Marino announces 2014 service academy nominations

January 24, 2014

For Immediate Release
January 24, 2014

Williamsport, PA - Today, U.S. Representative Tom Marino officially announced the nomination of 15 young men and women of Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District to the United States’ Service Academies. more»

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