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Legislation limiting the amount of opioids that children may be prescribed won bipartisan approval recently during a meeting of the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee, according to the bill’s prime sponsor Senator Gene Yaw (R-Loyalsock Township).  The bill, Senate Bill...
Governor continues picking winners and losers with select budget cuts HARRISBURG – Responding to today’s line-item veto of House Bill 1460, a $30.3 billion spending proposal which would have provided an immediate end to the state budget impasse and significantly increased funding for education,...
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) and House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana County) today responded to Senate passage of House Bill 1460, a $30.3 billion spending proposal which would provide an immediate end to the state budget impasse and increase funding for...
Reps. Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) and Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) will host two more Concealed Carry Seminars in the near future.   The first will be Jan. 28, 2016, at 6 p.m., at the Loyalsock Volunteer Fire Company, 715 Northway Road, Williamsport.  If interested in attending this event,...
PennDOT Modernizes Traffic Management Through New Data Exchange Partnership Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced travel information available for Pennsylvania roadways is being expanded through a free, two-way data-sharing partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of...
Dog owners who need to purchase 2016 dog licenses may do so at the Lycoming County Treasurer’s Office, now located at 33 West Third Street, Williamsport. “Licensing your dog is a quick and easy process and assures a safe return, if your dog should become lost,” said Connie Rupert, Lycoming County...
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites Pennsylvania businesses, farms, government agencies, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and individuals to apply for the 2016 Governor’s Award for Environmental Protection. This prestigious award honors those projects that...
Thompson Joins House and Senate Leaders for President Signing Ceremony of Every Student Succeeds Act Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson (PA-05) today joined House and Senate leaders for the signing of the Every Student Succeeds Act by President Barack Obama.  The bill, which passed both...
(Williamsport)--The County of Lycoming was awarded a PCoRP Risk Control Award from the Pennsylvania Counties Risk Pool in November of 2015 for outstanding loss control and risk management efforts. This award recognizes outstanding loss control efforts by a county or individual. Lycoming County was...
Harrisburg, PA – With an eye toward improving the safe operation of commercial vehicles in Pennsylvania and meeting federal guidelines, Governor Tom Wolf recently signed a law that made significant changes to the issuance and renewal of commercial driver’s licenses. Act 49, signed into law October...

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