HARRISBURG — Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) has introduced a bill to increase the monthly pension amounts for blind veterans and veterans who are amputees or paralyzed.
HARRISBURG — Victims’ rights legislation related to childhood sexual abuse has passed the Pennsylvania General Assembly and taken an important step to becoming a constitutional amendment.
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.
WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will travel to Blair County to host a roundtable discussion with local businesses, elected officials and economic development organizations. Topics to be discussed will include workforce development, unfunded mandates, health care, higher education, regulatory reform and criminal justice reform. This is part of the House Republican Caucus’ #GoodJobs4PA legislative package.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) sent a letter this week to the Pennsylvania Game Commission regarding data depicted in the commission’s marketing materials and presentations on Chronic Wasting Disease.
HARRISBURG – State and federal lawmakers who represent Blair County today announced a November commemoration of the Vietnam War period, including an opportunity for veterans and their families to receive a Vietnam veteran lapel pin.
WHAT: Officials will announce an upcoming event for Vietnam War-period veterans and their families.
HARRISBURG – As the new chairman for the HOPE Caucus, Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) met with Pennsylvania Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs Jen Smith on Tuesday in Harrisburg.
MARTINSBURG – State Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) and Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) toured Ritchey’s Dairy today to learn about how the business will use a Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority loan to expand storage capabilities.
WHAT: Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) and Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) will tour Ritchey’s Dairy to highlight its capital project for increased storage as well as expanded processing and packaging operations.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) will be joined by representatives of the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General and law enforcement during an informational session on how to protect yourself from scams.
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a bill that would have exempted milk haulers from travel bans imposed during a declaration of disaster emergency, meaning dairies will have to dump milk and lose revenue when roads are closed, according to Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – The House today passed a $33.997 billion spending plan as the General Appropriations portion of the state budget. The legislation may now be taken up by the state Senate.
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) and other members of the House Human Services Committee heard from experts Wednesday on how Suboxone is obtained by those in substance abuse recovery and the potential for misuse of the drug.
HARRISBURG – Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Bedford) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) this week announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) approved a low-interest loan for Ritchey’s Dairy in Martinsburg Borough, Blair County, for an expansion project.
HARRISBURG — Unused facilities owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania would be evaluated for potential reuse as addiction treatment centers under an initiative spearheaded by Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).
HOLLIDAYSBURG — Residents of the 80th Legislative District are invited to Rep. Jim Gregory’s (R-Blair) free shredding events to help safeguard themselves against identity theft.