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Yudichak and Heffley Announce LSA Grants for Carbon County Projects

May 27, 2015 No Comments by

JIM THORPE – State Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) and Rep. Doyle Hefley (R-Carbon) today announced that 13 Carbon County projects will receive $848,000 in state grants through the Monroe County Local Share Account.


“Investments in community development, economic development …

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Penn State Hazleton students take part in annual Capital Day event

Apr 03, 2015 No Comments by

Students from Penn State Hazleton traveled to the state Capitol in Harrisburg on March 31 as part of a large contingent of Penn State students, alumni and supporters attending Capital Day. The annual event provides an opportunity for Penn State …

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Rader Urges Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans to Apply for Bonus

Mar 10, 2015 No Comments by

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jack Rader Jr. (R-Monroe) is reminding Pennsylvania veterans who served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations, including Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, to apply for the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans’ Bonus.


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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

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

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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