Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to examine the benefits of promoting soil health in agriculture and rural America. more»
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) issued the following statement upon passage of H. J. Res. 24, Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2015, which includes provisions fulfilling the President's request to train and equip vetted Syrian forces against the terrorist group ISIL: more»
HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) issued the following statement in response to the politically motivated press event held by State Treasurer Rob McCord and State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale:
HARRISBURG – In a move to relieve taxpayers from crushing debt built by years of fiscal irresponsibility driven by overspending on projects by past administrations, the House Finance Committee voted Monday to send House Bill 2419, a strategic debt reduction program, to the House floor for a vote later this week, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced.
Washington, D.C – Tonight, the U.S. House passed with unanimous support the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, a bipartisan agreement between the House and Senate to modernize and reauthorize the Child Care & Development Block Grant (CCDBG) program. U.S. more»
Pa State Police have released details of Saturday afternoon's fatal car crash on East Third Street, Loyalsock. The accident happened on September 13, 2014 near 4:30 P.M. in the area of the Northway Road, East Third St., near Buffalo Wild Wings. This is in Lycoming Township. more»
Cogan Station, PA-President Obama addressed the nation on the eve of September 11th in an attempt to outline how he plans to “degrade and destroy” ISIS, or ISIL as he calls it. However, the speech fell far short of describing just how evil ISIS is and how difficult it will be to defeat them. President Obama also failed to articulate just how seriously imminent the threat is to our homeland. more»
1:51 a.m. July 20, Police reported that Martin Keiser, of Williamsport, was charged with DUI and possession of a controlled substance.
11:03 Aug. 28, Police reported that Jon Krauser, 56, of Trout Run, was stopped for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed Krauser to be driving under the influence. Charges have been filed. more»
A woman's bank information was stolen and used by an unknown actor.
Jessica Ulsamer, 29, of South Williamsport, told state police that an unknown actor used her Woodlands Bank debit card information to complete a wire transfer of $765 from the her checking account through Western Union. more»
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) has been named a “Guardian of Small Business” by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Turzai received the award for his 100 percent voting record on behalf of Pennsylvania’s small-business owners.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to review the U.S. more»
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s foreign policy address on the U.S. response to confronting the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): more»
(HARRISBURG) – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) and Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley will once again host a three-day, 100-mile charity bike ride from Gettysburg to Annville to raise money for three children’s hospitals in Pennsylvania. more»
(HARRISBURG) – The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has approved a total of $2,594,832 for eight energy, transportation and water and sewer projects in the 25th Senatorial District, announced Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). more»
Harrisburg, PA – Today, the House Natural Resources Committee held a field oversight hearing on “The Northern Long Eared Bat: The Federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the Impacts of a Listing on Pennsylvania and 37 Other States.” This hearing examined questions regarding bat data and non-human-caused disease, as well as the likely negative impacts that a federal endangered more»