HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus Leaders Wednesday sent a letter to the heads of the University of Pittsburgh, Penn State University, Temple University and Lincoln University encouraging each institution to roll back announced plans to increase tuition and fees for the upcoming academic year.
CLARION – In an effort to bring valuable resources and services to senior citizens ages 60 and older to the residents of the 63rd District, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) will host her annual Nifty Sixty Expo on Friday, Aug. 5, at the Clarion Mall.
HARRISBURG – Investing in health care, human services and other priorities for local communities while being mindful of future financial challenges, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) Thursday voted in favor of a 2022-23 state budget.
HARRISBURG – Plans to toll nine current bridges in Pennsylvania under the Department of Transportation’s Pathways Major Bridge P3 Initiative are permanently halted under a final order by the state’s Commonwealth Court, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) and Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-21) said today.
HARRISBURG – Recognizing the importance of campus security, the state House has approved legislation that will ease the hiring of campus police officers by state System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities.
HAWTHORN – In an effort to help educate local residents about their rights regarding firearms and their safety, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) is holding another of her popular Firearms Safety and Rights Seminars on Saturday, July 9, in Hawthorn.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to help boost security on campuses within the State System of Higher Education was approved by the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, announced the bill’s sponsors, Reps. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) and Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana).
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HARRISBURG – Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) issued the following statement after the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court issued a temporary injunction halting the tolling of nine bridges across Pennsylvania:
Having Interstate 80 in our area is one of our greatest assets. This critical interstate attracts business and industry, not to mention thousands of travelers visiting our wonderful communities. Our proximity to I-80 is listed on traveler brochures, college admissions materials and economic development proposals. I-80 is our lifeline.
CLARION – An American Legion veterans service officer will again be assisting veterans, active military members and their families during special outreach hours at Rep. Donna Oberlander’s (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) district offices.
HARRISBURG – Twenty-three fire and ambulance companies within the 63rd District will share nearly $350,000 in grant funding through the state’s annual Fire and Company/Emergency Medical Services Grant Program, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) said today.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Indiana/Butler) and Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) today joined their colleagues in the House to support legislation to send federal COVID-19 funding to hospitals and frontline health care workers, including $920,113 to Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that seeks to protect thousands of blue-collar energy jobs in Armstrong County and the southwest region of the state passed the state House Wednesday in a bipartisan vote, said Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest).
HARRISBURG – Residents and visitors of Sligo will have safer access to walk throughout the community through a state grant recently approved and announced by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest).
HARRISBURG – A grant worth more than $860,000 will create new jobs, allow for safer traffic flow and less congestion on Route 66 in Paint Township, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) announced today.
HARRISBURG – The public would have greater input and oversight into potential highway and bridge tolling under legislation that overwhelmingly passed the House on Tuesday, said Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest).
HARRISBURG – Two community organizations in the 63rd District will benefit from more than a half million dollars in Neighborhood Assistance Projects (NAP), Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) announced today.
CLARION – With Pennsylvania ranking in the top 10 states of human trafficking cases, Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) is again teaming up with the Pennsylvania State Police’s Office of Community Engagement to hold a town hall meeting on the growing crime.
HARRISBURG – Three lawmakers whose districts are home to state-owned universities have introduced legislation to streamline the process to hire police officers for those and all other state system campuses.