HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Financing Authority this week approved a $25,000 grant to offset lost operating revenue at the Fort Roberdeau historical site in Tyrone Township, according to Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).
Crises loom everywhere during these turbulent times, so you would be forgiven if the issue of gerrymandering was far down on your list of priorities. But it should not be. In fact, it plays a significant role in how your state Legislature and elected U.S. representatives handle the myriad threats, upheavals and opportunities we face right now. As is currently the process in state Senate, state House and congressional redistricting, due to gerrymandering, our elected officials select their voters by redrawing the boundaries in a partisan manner.
HARRISBURG – Two projects in Blair County have been awarded First Industries Fund agriculture loans totaling more than $400,000, according to Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – The Williamsburg Municipal Authority in Blair County has been awarded a $77,051 grant to replace water meters, according to Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvania businesses continue to slowly get back to normal operations, Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) announced that CARES Act grants for eligible small businesses, ranging from $5,000 to $50,000, will be available beginning tomorrow, June 30. Small businesses can apply for grants to offset lost revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdown order.
WHAT: A mobile billboard signed by Blair County residents who want the county’s stay-at-home order lifted will park in front of the Capitol as a visual reminder of Gov. Tom Wolf’s impact on the economy.
HARRISBURG – Tyrone Hospital will receive $1 million from the Hospital Emergency Loan Program to help it respond to COVID-19 cases in the region, according to Sen. Judy Ward (Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – Blair County is well-positioned to be among the first of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties to have its businesses and services reopened as reported cases of COVID-19 taper off in Pennsylvania, Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) has urged in a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf.
HARRISBURG – Following the guidance of House Speaker Mike Turzai, Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) was in Harrisburg on Monday to vote on legislation related to COVID-19, commonly referred to as coronavirus.
HARRISBURG – Because of concerns about COVD-19, commonly called coronavirus, Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) has postponed a farmers breakfast planned for Friday, March 20.
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s spotted lanternfly quarantine zone has expanded to include Blair County, meaning local businesses may need to obtain a permit showing a manager or supervisor completed an online course, according to Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) will host a forum Saturday, March 7, for hunters concerned about chronic wasting disease (CWD) in the deer population.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding will share an update on the Commonwealth’s agriculture industry and field questions from farmers Friday, March 20, at a breakfast hosted by Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – Tyrone Borough in Blair County has been awarded a low-interest loan to upgrade its water system, according to Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) today announced that fire and ambulance companies in the 80th District will collectively receive more than $200,000 in state grants through the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program.
HARRISBURG — Everett Railroad has been awarded $232,554 to upgrade track as it connects to a new cement transload terminal, according to Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) announced today that a $200,000 grant has been awarded to the Ninth Street pedestrian bridge project in Tyrone Borough.
WHAT: Lawmakers will present commemorative pins to Vietnam War era veterans. Several hundred veterans are anticipated to attend.
HARRISBURG – The deadline to RSVP has been extended for Vietnam War era veterans who want to attend a Nov. 8 commemoration in Blair County.
CLAYSBURG – Business owners, nonprofit organizations and community leaders from around Blair County brought their concerns, questions and challenges to members of the House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), at the Sheetz Claysburg campus on Tuesday.