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Applications Now Available for Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

Feb 20, 2015 No Comments by

Rep. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) today announced that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for 2014 are now available. Eligible participants can receive a rebate of up to $650 based on their rent or property taxes paid in 2014. …

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Peifer Announces the Availability of State Grants, Encourages Local Organizations to Apply

Feb 02, 2015 No Comments by

Peifer_Portrait_November2010HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) today encouraged local governments, businesses and municipal authorities to review the state grant programs now available through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for a variety of environmental initiatives, as well as transportation and alternative …

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Young People with Disabilities Get Job Boost from Sen. Lisa Baker

Feb 02, 2015 No Comments by

Lisa-Baker-I-Want-To-Work-2HARRISBURG– Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20) is once again leading the legislative effort to help young people with disabilities enter the job market.

Attracting bipartisan support, Baker has reintroduced a bill to require the state to match federal funds to more …

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Baker Seeks to Designate I-84 Exit in Honor of Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II

Jan 31, 2015 No Comments by

Bryon-DicksonBLOOMING GROVE TWP. – Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20, has introduced legislation to designate Exit 30 off of Interstate 84 in Pike County in honor of Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson, II.

Dickson, who was a member of the Pennsylvania State Police …

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Committee Continues Search for Ways to Save School and Municipal Tax Dollars

Sep 27, 2013 No Comments by

HARRISBURG – The House Labor and Industry Committee will hold the last in a series of four hearings on Pennsylvania’s outdated prevailing wage law in Williamsport Thursday, Sept. 26.  The committee will meet from 1-4 p.m. in Williamsport City Hall, …

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2014 Gubernatorial Candidate Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski Announces Major Staff Editions

Sep 16, 2013 No Comments

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Allentown, Pa.  – Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski, who recently announced that he is running for governor of Pennsylvania in 2014, announced key additions to his campaign staff today.

Pawlowski has hired Fleck Consulting, Inc., led by Michael and Alison Fleck …

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Peifer, Brown to Host Senior Citizens Expo Sept. 6

Aug 13, 2013 No Comments

HARRISBURG – Reps. Mike Peifer (R-Monroe/Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) invite area senior citizens and their families to a Senior Citizens Expo on Friday, Sept. 6.

The expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the

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