Willow Grove, Pa. -- Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier was joined by Senator Art Haywood, Representative Ben Sanchez, the CEO/founder of &pizza and its employees in Willow Grove to urge for an increase in what they call "Pennsylvania's archaic minimu…
Pa General Assembly 83rd Legislative District
PA House of Representatives District 83, which contains part of Lycoming County, has been represented by Jeff Wheeland since 2015.
District 83 had a population of 58,867 as of the 2010 census. It includes the City of Williamsport as well as Montgomery, Loyalsock Township and South Williamsport.
Transportation to and through the area includes the Lycoming Valley railroad, River Valley Transit, the Williamsport Regional Airport and multiple state and interstate highways.
Lycoming County is home to the Loylsock and Tiadaghton state forests. Visitors can walk or bike along the Susquehanna River Walk or the Pine Creek Rail Trail. Other attractions include the annual Balloonfest, Williamsport’s historic Taber Museum and the abundance of entertainment at the Community Arts Center.
As the birthplace of Little League, Williamsport is also home to the Little League World Series Complex, as well as the World of Little League Museum.
Lycoming County lies above Marcellus Shale, meaning that energy and related industries provide many job opportunities in the area.
Rep. Jeff Wheeland
Hon. Jeff C. Wheeland
427 Irvis Office Building
PO Box 202083
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2083
Fax: (717) 782-2948
Satellite or community office
Hon. Jeff C. Wheeland
349 Pine Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
Fax: (570) 327-3719
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