MIFFLINTOWN – Starting June 1, constituent services offered in the Lewistown office for Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) will change to an appointment-only basis.
HARRISBURG – As part of an effort to help prevent flooding, Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) joined with seven other lawmakers today to introduce a package of legislation that would clear streams and creeks across the state.
HARRISBURG – Responding to daily conversations he has with constituents about high property tax rates, Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) this week introduced legislation that could lead to lowered bills for homeowners.
HARRISBURG – A $607,494 grant awarded today to Comcast Cable Communications LLC will help to expand broadband access to additional homes in Metal and Peters townships in Franklin County, according to Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).
MIFFLINTOWN – Farmers and those with agriculture-related businesses are invited to join Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) for a breakfast Friday, March 18, in which Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding will provide an update on the state’s leading industry.
MIFFLINTOWN – Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) will host a series of listening sessions in communities across the region to hear more from rural Pennsylvanians.
HARRISBURG – Now that Gov. Tom Wolf’s ridiculous budget proposal has been presented and is dead on arrival, the real work of crafting a 2022-23 spending plan can begin, according to Rep. John Hershey (R-Juniata/Mifflin/Franklin).
HARRISBURG – Allocating federal stimulus spending revenue to clean-water initiatives would provide the financial incentive farmers need to mitigate runoff into streams, according to testimony offered today about House Bill 1901.
HARRISBURG – When Skyler J. Swartz and Collin Hoffman encountered a fiery, two-vehicle crash on Pa. Route 333, the teenagers didn’t hesitate when pulling one of the drivers to safety and helping him escape burns.
WHO: Rep. Joe Hamm (R-Lycoming), Rep. Perry Stambaugh (R-Perry/Cumberland), Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata), Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), Rep. Seth Grove (R-York), others.
WHAT: Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) and Pennsylvania State Police personnel will recognize two citizens who rendered aid to the victims of a vehicle crash Oct. 27. Hershey will present House citations to Skyler J. Swartz, Mount Pleasant Mills, and Collin Hoffman, Richfield, who together pulled a victim from a burning vehicle.
HARRISBURG – Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Representative John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) announced a state grant today that will support the expansion of the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology.
MIFFLINTOWN – Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) will host a holiday-themed open house at his Mifflintown district office on Friday, Dec. 10.
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) approved funding today for several local transportation and community improvement projects, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Representative John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).
HARRISBURG – A measure to allow students to drive tractors to school in conjunction with agriculture-education programs passed the House today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).
HARRISBURG – Rep. John Hershey (Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) will host a seminar about Pennsylvania’s firearms laws and the permitting process for concealed carry on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 9-11 a.m., at Port Royal Community Center.
HARRISBURG – A bill to close a legal loophole and keep firearms from being carried by convicted felons passed the House Judiciary Committee today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Rep. John Hershey (Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement today that masks will be required in pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade classrooms inappropriately yanks decision-making power from the school board members chosen by and accountable to local voters, according to Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).
HARRISBURG – The $39.8 billion budget approved by the House of Representatives and Senate on Friday makes important investments in public schools, early childhood education, state police and services for those with intellectual disabilities, according to Rep. John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin).
HARRISBURG – A $300,000 state grant will help remediate the former Central Hotel Building property in the Borough of Lewistown, according to Representative John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) and Senator Jake Corman (R-Centre/Huntingdon/Mifflin/Juniata).