WHAT: Sgt. Melvin Grayson Ehrhart Memorial Bridge Dedication.
HARRISBURG – Friends of the Embassy Theatre Inc. has been awarded a $100,000 grant for upgrades to ensure the historic theater in Mifflin County is usable by modern audiences, according to Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) has awarded a low-interest loan to Allensville Municipal Authority for upgrades to the existing slow-sand water filtration plant, according to Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).
HARRISBURG – An amendment introduced by Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) to the state’s Fiscal Code bill would prohibit bans or taxes on single-use plastic bags in Pennsylvania until the end of Gov. Tom Wolf’s emergency declaration for COVID-19.
HARRISBURG – On Thursday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced his intentions to create the Commonwealth Civilian Coronavirus Corps (CCCC) to expand testing and contact tracing capabilities, while also providing job opportunities in the public health sector. In response, Rep. John Hershey (R-Franklin/Juniata/Mifflin) issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – In an attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19, commonly called coronavirus, Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) will close his district offices to walk-in visitors effective Friday, March 20.
HARRISBURG – Because of concerns about COVD-19, commonly called coronavirus, Rep. John Hershey (R-Juniata/Mifflin/Franklin) has postponed a seminar planned for Saturday, March 21.
HARRISBURG – Residents of the 82nd District who want to learn more about firearms laws and requirements related to REAL ID are invited to a pair of seminars hosted by Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).
HARRISBURG – Reps. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) and Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) will host a seminar about Chronic Wasting Disease and other issues affecting hunters.
HARRISBURG – Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) invites residents of the 82nd District to a holiday open house in his Mifflintown office.
MIFFLINTOWN -- Business issues facing rural Pennsylvania were the focus of a roundtable discussion of the House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) Thursday morning in Juniata County.
WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will travel to Juniata County 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.
WHAT: Area lawmakers will host a Concealed Carry Seminar with an update of federal and state laws related to the Second Amendment.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) and John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) will host a seminar to help residents understand their Second Amendment rights and Pennsylvania’s firearms laws.
HARRISBURG – Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) has been named to the Pennsylvania Dairy Future Commission, where he joins commission Chairman Brett Reinford from Reinford Farms in Mifflintown.
HARRISBURG – Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) will host a seminar in which residents of the 82nd District can learn about who needs a REAL ID and when it needs to be used.
HARRISBURG – Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) introduced a bill today to require that prescribers enter into treatment agreements with new patients who need a prescribed opioid regime.
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf today signed legislation that guarantees crime victims access to court proceedings in their cases.
The House’s budget proposal would invest an additional $19.5 million in agriculture. All of the governor’s proposed cuts to agriculture were restored in the House plan.
HARRISBURG – The House today passed their General Appropriations portion of the state budget. The legislation will now be taken up by the state Senate.