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Bipartisan Solutions on Job Creation

September 19, 2014

Bipartisan Solutions on Job CreationAugust Jobs Report a Stark Reminder
Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson

September 19, 2014 more»

Scarnati Announces State Grant for Tioga County Health Facility

September 19, 2014

(HARRISBURG) – A $2 million state grant has been awarded to build a medical center in Tioga County to improve access to healthcare, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Thompson Agriculture Subcommittee Conducts Hearing on Soil Health

September 18, 2014

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»

Thursday Afternoon Muncy Fatal Crash details

9 weeks 6 days ago

State Police report that a 2 vehicle accident on Route 405 near Muncy this afternoon resulted in a fatality. more»

House Passes Resolution to Fund Government Operations and Confront ISIL Terrorist Threat

September 17, 2014

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»

Scarnati: Senate Committee Advances Taxpayer Protection Legislation

September 17, 2014

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(HARRISBURG) – The Senate Finance Committee has advanced legislation to limit the growth of state government spending in Pennsylvania, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25). more»

Media Advisory: Center for Rural Pennsylvania slated to release report on Pennsylvania’s heroin epidemic

September 17, 2014

HARRISBURG – The Center for Rural Pennsylvania will release its report on the heroin crisis facing Pennsylvania at a press conference on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 in Harrisburg. more»

House Majority Leader Responds to Misleading Press Event by McCord and DePasquale

September 16, 2014

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:

Mirabito votes to limit state debt and cut spending

September 16, 2014

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

House Advances Reform Agenda: Debt Reduction Bills Sent to Floor

September 16, 2014

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.

Sen. Yaw’s TV Report: Exploring the Impact of the Natural Gas Industry in Susquehanna County

September 16, 2014

HARRISBURG – This month’s ‘Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw’ focuses on the growth experienced in and around Susquehanna County as the result of natural gas development.  To view, click here. more»

House Advances Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Improve Child Care & Development Block Grant Program

September 16, 2014

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»

Pillowcase Project Helps Local Students Prepare for Emergencies

September 16, 2014

Red Cross, LG&E highlight program importance during National Preparedness Month

East Third St. Fatal crash details

10 weeks 2 days ago

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»

Op-Ed: Rep. Tom Marino Outlines Seven Point Plan to Eradicate ISIS

September 14, 2014

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»

Police share reportable incidents

10 weeks 4 days ago

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»

Corrections officer charged with sexual assault

10 weeks 6 days ago

A corrections officer from the state correctional institute in Muncy is charged with sexually assaulting an inmate.  more»

Woman's information stolen by unknown actor

11 weeks 15 hours ago

 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»

Turzai Honored as ‘Guardian of Small Business’

September 11, 2014

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.

Mirabito invites veterans and military personnel to breakfast

September 11, 2014

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Thompson Holds Oversight Hearing on U.S. Forest Service Proposed Groundwater Resource Management Directive

September 11, 2014

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»

Thompson Statement on President’s Foreign Policy Address on Terrorist Threat

September 10, 2014

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»

Senator Joe Scarnati & Lt. Governor Jim Cawley to Kick Off 6th Annual Charity Bike Ride to Benefit Children’s Hospitals

September 10, 2014

(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»

Rep. Marino Votes to Protect Farmers

September 9, 2014

 

FOR IMMIEDIATE RELEASE

September 10, 2014

Rep. Marino Votes to Protect Agriculture, Mining, Manufacturing from Bureaucratic Encroachments more»

Scarnati Announces State Funding Approved for Local Energy, Transportation & Water and Sewer Projects

September 9, 2014

(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»

Agriculture, Timber, & Energy Production Would Suffer If Northern Long-Eared Bat is Listed as Endangered

September 8, 2014

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»

Man injured in motorcycle crash

11 weeks 2 days ago

A man was injured in a motorcycle accident on Route 44 Sunday afternoon, according to state police.  more»

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