House Republican Leaders React to Governor’s Budget Proposal

Feb. 05, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders reacted to the governor’s call to increase state spending by nearly $1 billion for fiscal year 2019-20. The governor presented his $34 billion spending proposal today in front of a joint session of the General Assembly.

Oberlander Reacts to Governor’s Budget Proposal

Feb. 05, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) said today she is pleased that the governor’s budget proposal reflects the priorities of the people of 63rd District and rural Pennsylvania and is optimistic that a balanced state budget, which is responsive to the needs of local residents, can be passed without a tax increase and on time.

House Republican Leaders Call on Court to Save Our Health Care

Jan. 30, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Faced with a potential crisis threatening Pennsylvanians’ health care, House Republican leaders – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and Policy Chairman Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) – today stood with health care providers and called for a public hearing to examine the negative impact that could result from the state court system looking to repeal one of its rules on medical malpractice lawsuits.

Oberlander Announces $3 Million for Knox Township Sewer Project

Jan. 30, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – To help finance a sanitary sewer project in the village of Lucinda, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) today announced that more than $3.1 million in state funding was awarded to the Knox Township Sewer Authority by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST).

House GOP Leaders Call on Court to Save Our Health Care

Jan. 29, 2019 /

WHAT: Members of the House Republican Leadership Team – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and Policy Chairman Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) – will call on the state court system to save health care in Pennsylvania. At issue is a proposal to the court to unilaterally repeal a rule that prevents medical malpractice plaintiffs from filing civil lawsuits in counties with more favorable jury payouts. Since it was adopted in the early 2000s, the rule has helped stabilize medical malpractice insurance rates that kept doctors practicing in Pennsylvania and alleviated a shortage of physicians and specialists.

Oberlander Names 10 Colleagues as Deputy Policy Committee Chairmen

Dec. 11, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – In working to develop sound public policies to address Pennsylvania’s most critical issues, House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) today announced that 10 of her colleagues will serve as deputy Policy Committee chairmen for the 2019-20 legislative session.

Oberlander Reminds Veterans of November Outreach Services

Nov. 02, 2018 /

CLARION – Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) reminded area veterans today they can take advantage of specialized assistance with a veterans outreach assistance specialist from the American Legion on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

Oberlander Honored as Rural Health Legislator of Year

Oct. 23, 2018 /

RRISBURG – Citing her legislative efforts to help promote diabetes education and to help regulate milk banks in Pennsylvania, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) was named as this year’s recipient of the Rural Health Legislator of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health.

Oberlander, Hutchinson, YMCA Announce $1 Million Grant for New Child Care Facility

Sep. 11, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-Clarion/Venango/Butler) and the Board of Directors for the Clarion County YMCA (Scenic Rivers YMCA) today announced that a $1 million grant from the Redevelopment Capital Assistance Program (RACP) will benefit local families by funding a new child care center within the upcoming new facility in Monroe Township.

Oberlander to Host Next Firearms Safety and Rights Seminar in Lucinda

Aug. 24, 2018 /

CLARION – For residents who are interesting in obtaining a concealed carry permit or would like the latest information on Pennsylvania’s firearms laws, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) will again host one of her popular Firearm Safety and Rights Seminars on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Antler Club of Lucinda.

Oberlander to Offer Specialized Veterans Service Hours in Clarion

Jul. 31, 2018 /

CLARION – Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) announced today that area veterans and their families who are in need of specialized assistance are encouraged to visit with a veterans outreach assistance specialist from the American Legion on the second Tuesday of each month, beginning Aug. 14.