LEHIGHTON – In their continuing effort to improve the quality of life for older residents in the region, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) are once again co-hosting a Senior Citizens Expo on Thursday, Sept. 5, in Lehighton.
HARRISBURG – St. Luke’s University Health Network today was awarded a $750,000 state grant that will go toward construction of its new hospital in Franklin Township, Carbon County, announced Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon). The two legislators, working together, played a key role in securing the funding through Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).
HARRISBURG – In an effort to provide residents with a voice in a wind turbine project in Carbon County, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) has introduced legislation that would require the developer to get voter approval first through a ballot referendum.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) have been appointed by House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to serve as members of a legislative task force that will conduct a study on “warm handoff to treatment” for individuals in Pennsylvania struggling with drug addiction.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today questioned last week’s decision by Gov. Tom Wolf to reject Senate Bill 48, legislation to help county governments with the purchase of new, mandated voting machine systems. The governor said he vetoed the measure over its other provisions, among them the elimination of straight-party voting.
WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced several changes to his district office hours.
WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) cordially invites residents of the 122nd Legislative District to join him on Tuesday, July 2, for an open house at his new district office in Weissport, located at 204B Bridge St. This special event will be held from 4-6 p.m.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) joined a bipartisan majority of his House colleagues in passing the 2019-20 state budget today. House Bill 790 keeps spending growth in line with the rate of inflation without raising taxes or fees on Pennsylvania’s workers or seniors.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to create a statewide drug treatment bed registry, sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), was passed unanimously by the House this week. House Bill 596 now moves to the Senate for consideration.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would assist municipalities in identifying the owners of blighted properties, sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), was approved by the House Urban Affairs Committee this week.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) issued the following statement regarding a recent audit conducted by the office of Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). DePasquale noted that transfers from the Motor License Fund to the state police have totaled more than $4.25 billion since the 2012-13 fiscal year.