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DEP to Hold Public Hearing on Permit Application for Manure Storage Facilities

October 7, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 22, to accept comments on a Water Quality Management (WQM) permit application for manure storage facilities ...

PPL Corporation Empowering Educators

October 7, 2014

Grant program helps fund science, technology, engineering and math projects

PPL Corporation Launches Investor Relations App

October 7, 2014

Investors can download the new mobile app at Apple's App store and Google Play

Senate Bills 1061 and 1481 and House Bills 402, 1565, 2278, 2354

October 7, 2014

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee

Monday, October 6, 2014
Off the Floor

Agenda more»

Yaw Applauds Senate Confirmation of Lewisburg Man to PFBC Post

October 7, 2014

HARRISBURG – The state Senate yesterday unanimously confirmed the nomination of Eric C. Hussar of Lewisburg, Union County, as Commissioner of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s (PFBC) 5th District, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).  The PFBC 5th District encompasses Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, and Union counties.  more»

DEP Seeks $4.5 Million Penalty from EQT Production Company for Major Pollution Incident in Tioga County

October 6, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that it has filed a complaint with the state Environmental Hearing Board requesting a $4.5 million civil penalty from EQT Production Company ...

DEP to Hold Public Meeting and Hearing to Discuss Cleanup of Berks County Battery Casing Site

October 6, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public meeting and hearing on Tuesday, Oct. 21, to outline its plan to clean up lead-contaminated battery casings and soil at a residential ...

Man seriously injured in crash

7 weeks 4 days ago

A man was majorly injured as a result of a crash at 5:15 p.m. Sept. 30.  more»

DEP Announces Free Brownfields Redevelopment Seminar in Wilkes-Barre

October 5, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites municipal, township and borough leaders, county and city planners, redevelopment authorities, community leaders, and economic and industrial development ...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Disseminates Ebola Informational Resources

October 3, 2014

On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) disseminated a number of Ebola resources for use by health care professionals, state and local health departments, and the general public. Information is available on the CDC website and is updated daily.   more»

Thompson Announces Federal Grant for Penn Highlands Healthcare in DuBois

October 3, 2014

Bellefonte, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5) announced the U.S. more»

Scarnati: Efforts to Combat Drug Addiction Continue in the Pennsylvania Legislature

October 2, 2014

(HARRISBURG) – Legislation to further address substance abuse problems within communities across Pennsylvania will soon be introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

State police share reportable incidents

8 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

Rep. Marino Calls on Mexico to Release Sgt. Tahmooressi

October 1, 2014

 

FOR IMMIEDIATE RELEASE

October 1, 2014

Rep. Marino Attends Sgt. Tahmooressi’s PTSD Hearing more»

Energy Awareness Month: It’s All About You

October 1, 2014

PPL Electric Utilities focuses on helping customers stretch energy dollar

Lewisburg Designated Susquehanna Greenway River Town

8 weeks 2 days ago
Zach Pyle presents the River Town designation award to Sam Pearson, Lewisburg Neighborhoods Corporation; Mayor Judy Wagner; Linda Sterling, Lewisburg Downtown Partnership. Image provided.

Over the past few months, community leaders from various Lewisburg organizations, businesses, and Bucknell University have worked with the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) to be designated as a Susquehanna Greenway River Town. more»

Statement on the PA Senate Republican Leadership Team

September 30, 2014

(HARRISBURG) – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Majority Whip Pat Browne (R-16) have issued the following statement regarding the Senate Republican Leadership Team:  more»

Mirabito holds HDPC hearing on manufacturing job creation

September 30, 2014

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

8-year-old child wounded by gun

8 weeks 3 days ago

City police Captain Michael Orwig released the following statement: more»

Foreign Policy Magazine Quotes Marino on Unused National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS)

September 29, 2014

Representative Tom Marino was quoted regarding the Department of Homeland Security's unused NTAS infrastructure and the failure of President Obama's new system of warning the American public about terrorism threats. Marino's full statement appears below:  more»

PPL Electric Utilities Adjusts Price to Compare

September 29, 2014

Company encourages all customers to shop for electric supply

Driver loses control of vehicle in construction zone

8 weeks 4 days ago

According to state police, a vehicle driven by Jacqueline Puckey, 30, Watsontown, was traveling in the area of a construction zone on Route 15 in Clinton Township on Sept. 22 when Puckey was adjusting the heat in her vehicle and steered to the right. Puckey realized she was going off the road and steered left, overcompensating and losing control.  more»

Marino Calls on Obama to Request Congressional Authorization

September 26, 2014

 

FOR IMMIEDIATE RELEASE

September 26, 2014

Marino Calls on Obama to Request Congressional Authorization for Continued Action against ISIS more»

Thompson Receives National Award for Leadership Role With Bipartisan No Labels Group

September 26, 2014

Bellefonte, PA – No Labels, a fast growing, grassroots national movement dedicated to bipartisan, ending political gridlock, and solving national problems through consensus building has awarded U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) its “Seal of Approval” award.  Thompson, joined by local public officials and Centre County resident Mr. more»

Big Run Bridge Dedicated in Honor of SFC Scott Smith

September 25, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY – The life and accomplishments of Punxsutawney native and Iraqi War veteran Scott R. Smith were honored today during a ceremony at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney. Friends, family members, local veterans groups and local dignitaries gathered to pay tribute to Smith by officially designating the newly constructed Big Run Bridge as the “SFC Scott R. Smith Memorial Bridge.”

Car crashes, identity theft and other incidents

9 weeks 22 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents more»

Scarnati Applauds Passage of Welfare Fraud Prevention Legislation

September 25, 2014

(HARRISBURG) – Legislation to help combat welfare fraud and abuse has been passed by the Pennsylvania Legislature and signed into law by the Governor, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Newly Renovated Capitol Welcome Center Reopens

September 25, 2014

HARRISBURG – The doors to the Pennsylvania State Capitol’s Welcome Center were reopened at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today, by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and House Speaker Sam Smith (R-66).

Marino Presents Small Business Award

September 24, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 24, 2014

Williamsport, PA-Congressman Tom Marino, PA-10, Lycoming County gave the following statement after awarding the local small business, QorTek, with the Small Business Innovation Research award: more»

Rep. Marino Supports Airstrikes against ISIS within Iraq and Syria

September 24, 2014

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 24, 2014

Washington D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino, PA-10, Lycoming County released the following statement regarding President Obama’s brief address on the current air campaign against ISIS in Syria and Iraq: more»

Scarnati: Legislation Creating the PA Aggregate Advisory Board Sent to Governor’s Desk

September 24, 2014

(HARRISBURG) – The Pennsylvania Legislature has unanimously approved legislation, to establish a Pennsylvania Aggregate Advisory Board, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Thompson Announces a $199,530.00 Federal Grant to Keystone Rural Health Consortia in Emporium

September 24, 2014

Bellefonte, PA - U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a grant in the amount of $199,530.00 to Keystone Rural Health Consortia in Emporium, Cameron County, Pennsylvania. more»

Senate Approves Bill to Establish Small Disaster Assistance Program

September 23, 2014

(HARRISBURG) – The State Senate unanimously approved legislation on Monday to establish a state-sponsored Small Disaster Assistance Program for local disaster relief, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Media Advisory: Rep. Tom Marino to Host Annual Senior Health Fair

September 23, 2014

FOR IMMIEDIATE RELEASE

September 22, 2014

CONTACT

Cathy Romaniello

570-689-6024

Rep. Tom Marino to Host Annual Senior Health Fair more»

PPL Electric Utilities Unveils Newest Tool for Saving Energy and Money

September 22, 2014

Customer videos join shopping, energy efficiency programs

Police share reportable incidents

9 weeks 5 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

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