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WELLSBORO – The deployment of rural broadband was one of the focuses of discussion at a roundtable event held by the House Majority Policy Committee at the Penn Wells Hotel in Wellsboro, Tioga County, said Reps. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) and Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter).
HARRISBURG – Recognizing April 2019 as “Esophageal Cancer Awareness and Prevention Month” in Pennsylvania, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) honored Rich and Linda Horner of Rimersburg on Monday for their ongoing efforts to raise awareness about the disease.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) today announced that two townships in Armstrong County are working together to receive a state grant to help address road maintenance concerns in their municipalities.
WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will travel to Wellsboro, Tioga County, to host a roundtable discussion with local businesses, education institutions and organizations. Topics to be discussed will include rural broadband access, workforce development, and deregulation and government barriers to small business. This is part of the House Republican Caucus’s #GoodJobs4PA legislative package.
MARIENVILLE – Anyone who missed Rep. Donna Oberlander’s (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) recent seminar about the dangers of ticks and tick-borne diseases has another chance to attend the educational session on Thursday, April 25, at 6 p.m. at the Marienville Area Civic Association along Pine Street.
HARRISBURG – To help improve access and safety to the new Scenic Rivers-Clarion County YMCA in Monroe Township, the state has approved a grant worth nearly $500,000 to make it easier for pedestrians, cyclists, bus riders and vehicle traffic to travel to the facility, said Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest).
HARRISBURG – Nearly $30,000 in state grant funding approved today will help two local entrepreneurs establish a local dairy in northern Armstrong County, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) announced today.
HARRISBURG – In helping to connect job seekers to in-demand positions, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) this week voted in favor of a multi-bill Good Jobs for Pennsylvania package that would help match up interested students and individuals with the best training for their career paths.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) said today that 25 fire and ambulance companies within the 63rd District will share more than $280,000 in state grant funding.
CLARION – To educate local residents about the dangers of ticks and tick-borne diseases, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) will host a seminar with Penn State Extension experts on Thursday, March 21, at 6 p.m. at Trinity Point Church of God near Clarion.
Policy Committee Takes ‘Good Jobs for PA’ Initiative to PA College of Technology
Policy Committee Continues Focus on Good Jobs for PA with Visit to The Wistar Institute
HARRISBURG – House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) said today the Pennsylvania Supreme Court should preserve a procedural court rule on venue that seeks to protect access to health care across the Commonwealth and asked the court to especially consider the harmful impact such a repeal could have on patients.
WHAT: As part of the House Republican Caucus’s Good Jobs for PA (#GoodJobs4PA) legislative package, the House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will tour three locations in western Pennsylvania to promote workforce development. An important element of the workforce development issue in Pennsylvania is linking the trades with qualified workers. Three unions in Pittsburgh have taken a hands-on approach to this method by developing their own successful training and apprenticeship programs.
HARRISBURG – House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) today thanked Chief Justice Thomas Saylor and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for holding off on its consideration of a proposal to repeal the current rule that prevents venue shopping in medical malpractice cases. The adoption of the proposal would negatively impact access to health care statewide. Their decision came soon after Oberlander concluded a public hearing today.