Oberlander Urges Residents to Participate in Oct. 17 Shredder Event

Sep. 24, 2020 /

CLARION – Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) is encouraging residents to participate in her upcoming free Shredder Event in the parking lot of her Clarion District Office on Saturday, Oct. 17, as a way to protect themselves from identity theft.

Oberlander Supports Measures to Reopen PA Economy, High School Sports

Sep. 02, 2020 /

In working to restore some semblance of normalcy to the people of the 63rd District and fully restart the economy across the state, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) today cast several historic votes in the state House in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oberlander, Hutchinson Announce Infrastructure Grants in Clarion County

Aug. 17, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Three local infrastructure projects will share $1.3 million in state grant funds from the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) and Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-Venango/Butler/Forest/Clarion/Warren) announced after the board meeting in Harrisburg today

Pyle, Oberlander, Pittman Cancel Senior Expo

Aug. 06, 2020 /

FORD CITY – Rep. Jeff Pyle (R-Armstrong/Butler/Indiana), along with Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Armstrong/Clarion/Forest) and Sen. Joe Pittman (R-Armstrong/Butler/Indiana/Westmoreland), have canceled their annual Armstrong County Senior Expo at the Kittanning Township Volunteer Fire Department which usually occurs near the end of August.

Oberlander Applauds Vote to Ensure People’s Voices Are Heard

Jul. 08, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Ensuring that the people’s voices are heard on major environmental policies statewide, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) today thanked her House colleagues in voting for legislation that would require legislative authorization before Pennsylvania could impose a carbon tax.

Oberlander Becomes First Woman to Ascend to House Republican Whip Position

Jun. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) was chosen today to become the first woman to serve as Republican Caucus whip during leadership elections held at the state Capitol in Harrisburg. Oberlander succeeds Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), who was selected as majority leader, and Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), who became Speaker of the House.

House Committee Passes Struzzi Bill to Prevent RGGI

Jun. 09, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today took action to advance Rep. Jim Struzzi’s (R-Indiana) House Bill 2025, which would require legislative authorization before Pennsylvania could impose a carbon tax on employers engaged in electric generation, manufacturing or other industries operating in the Commonwealth, or enter into any multi-state program, such as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), that would impose such a tax.

Oberlander Supports Partial Year Budget to Keep State on Track

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – With state revenues uncertain during the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) today voted in favor of a temporary budget that will fund the Commonwealth’s services and programs through Nov. 30, 2020.

Bipartisan Group of PA House Members Urge Governor to Withdraw RGGI Order

May. 06, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – At the request of Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Armstrong/Clarion/Forest), Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) and Rep. Pam Snyder (D-Greene/Washington/Fayette), a bipartisan group of 58 Pennsylvania House of Representatives members signed a letter urging Gov. Tom Wolf and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to suspend Pennsylvania’s regulatory efforts to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

Kahle Lake Meeting Canceled for April 13

Apr. 06, 2020 /

KNOX – Due to the state’s stay-at-home order and the COVID-19 crisis, Reps. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) and Lee James (R-Venango/Butler), along with Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-Clarion/Venango/Butler/Forest/Warren) and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PBFC), have had to postpone an informational meetingregarding the upcoming plans to repair a hazardous dam at Kahle Lake.

House Majority Policy Committee to Convene Business Roundtable Discussion in Butler

Mar. 05, 2020 /

WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will travel to Butler to host a roundtable discussion with local businesses, elected officials and economic development organizations. This is part of the House Republican Caucus’ #GoodJobs4PA legislative package.

Oberlander Bill to Ensure Safety of Donor Breast Milk Heads to Governor

Feb. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation ensuring that human donor breast milk is held to the highest possible health and safety standards is one step away from being signed into law after clearing both the House and Senate this week, said Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), sponsor of the proposal.

House Republican Leaders Call for Spending Slow Down

Feb. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders reacted to the governor’s call to increase state spending by $2 billion for fiscal year 2020-21. The governor presented his $36 billion spending proposal today in front of a joint session of the General Assembly.

House GOP Leaders: Don’t Change What Isn’t Broken

Feb. 03, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders today agreed with some of the findings of the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee’s (LBFC) year-long study into the medical malpractice venue issue but were disappointed that the bipartisan, bicameral committee stopped short in asking for the state’s highest court to abandon its proposal to revoke the current venue rule.