Heffley, Knowles Announce COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funding for Local Schools

Jan. 15, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – School districts in the 122nd and 124th Legislative Districts will share more than $35.2 million in federal funding as part of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act recently passed by Congress, according to Reps. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill).

Grant Awarded for Trail Project Study, Say Heffley, Rader

Oct. 16, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Wildlands Conservancy Inc. has been awarded state funding to conduct a feasibility study for a new recreational trail in Carbon and Monroe counties, according to Reps. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Jack Rader (R-Monroe).

Public Hearing to Discuss Francis E. Walter Dam Reevaluation Study Postponed

Sep. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – A public hearing conducted by the House Majority Policy Committee that had been scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Sept. 23, in Carbon County has been postponed, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced today. The hearing was to focus on issues related to the ongoing reevaluation study of the Francis E. Walter Dam and Reservoir by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Heffley Reacts to PA Supreme Court Ruling on Election-Related Lawsuit

Sep. 17, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court today sided with the Wolf administration and the Pennsylvania Democratic Party in allowing for ballots to be counted that are received up to three days after the election day deadline as long as they are postmarked on Nov. 3. The court’s decision also allows for the use of secure drop boxes for ballots.

Deadline Approaching to Apply for COVID-19 Fire and EMS Grants, Says Heffley

Jul. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today reminded fire, rescue and emergency medical services (EMS) companies in Carbon County that the deadline to apply for a one-time state grant to assist with extra expenses resulting from the COVID-19 health crisis is Friday, Aug. 7, at 4 p.m.

Heffley Calls on DCNR to Address COVID-19 Safety Concerns at Beltzville State Park

Jul. 21, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – CitingCOVID-19 concerns related to the recent actions of out-of-state visitors to Beltzville State Park in Carbon County, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today called on Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Dunn to impose certain restrictions on non-Pennsylvania residents using the park’s facilities.

Heffley Issues Statement on Resolution Controversy

Jun. 11, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today issued the following statement regarding the disagreement between the General Assembly and Gov. Tom Wolf over the legality of House Resolution 836. The measure, which would terminate the governor’s COVID-19 disaster emergency declaration, was passed by the House and Senate in a bipartisan vote on Tuesday.

Heffley Calls on Wolf to Move Carbon County from Red to Yellow

May. 08, 2020 /

WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today voiced his concern and disappointment after learning Carbon County was not among the next group of counties that would move into the “yellow phase” of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan on May 15. The 13 counties listed in the governor’s announcement are all located in southwestern Pennsylvania.