Heffley Supports Funding to Aid Hospitals, Health Care Workers in Carbon County

Jan. 27, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Recognizing the ongoing challenges faced by Pennsylvania’s frontline health care workers, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) on Wednesday joined his House colleagues in supporting the allocation of $225 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding to hospitals statewide, including two in Carbon County. The bill was then signed into law by the governor as Act 2 of 2022.

Heffley’s Bill to Expand C-PACE Program Heads to Senate

Jan. 26, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation to enhance and expand the successful Property-Assessed Clean Energy Program (C-PACE), sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), was passed unanimously in the House of Representatives this week. House Bill 1760 will next be considered by the Senate.

Heffley, Yudichak Announce Funding for Recreational Projects in Carbon County

Dec. 30, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – State grant funding has been awarded for two recreational projects in Carbon County, according to Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Sen. John Yudichak (I-14). The two legislators played a key role in securing the funding through the Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2), which is administered by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).

Heffley: PennDOT Bridge Tolling Open House is a Waste of Time

Dec. 09, 2021 /

WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) issued the following statement regarding Wednesday’s open house hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to provide the public with information on the proposal to toll the Lehigh River Bridge along Interstate 80, along with eight other bridges in the Commonwealth.

Heffley Supports Bill Seeking Greater Transparency from the PA Department of Health

Oct. 08, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) this week joined a majority of his colleagues in the House of Representatives in supporting legislation that would provide public transparency to data collected by the Pennsylvania Department of Health under the Disease Control and Prevention Law by making such information subject to the Right to Know Law.

Heffley Dismayed by Wolf Mask Mandate

Aug. 31, 2021 /

WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s statewide mask mandate for Pennsylvania school students:

Heffley Supports Local Control on Masking Decisions

Aug. 26, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s request that the Legislature return to session to implement a statewide masking mandate in schools:

Heffley Rejects Wolf Transportation Infrastructure Funding Plan

Aug. 04, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Calling it an “intrusive government overreach,” Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today said he does not support the recommendations of Gov. Tom Wolf’s Transportation Revenue Options Commission (TROC), which submitted its final report last week.

Heffley Calls for Immediate Action to Stop UC Fraud

Jul. 28, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – With reports of unemployment compensation (UC) fraud skyrocketing across Pennsylvania, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) has joined 50 of his colleagues in the House of Representatives in calling for immediate action by the Pennsylvania attorney general and the Wolf administration to put a stop to the rampant criminal activity through creation of a multi-agency task force.

Heffley Demands Action as UC System Dysfunction Continues

Jul. 15, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Frustrated over ongoing complaints relating to Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation (UC) system, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today delivered a letter to Labor and Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier demanding action. The letter also detailed specific issues claimants are encountering when dealing with the department, which launched its “new and improved” UC system in June.

Heffley, Yudichak Announce State Grants for First Responders

Jul. 07, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Twenty-six fire and EMS organizations in the 122nd Legislative District were awarded nearly $329,000 in funding support through the 2020-21 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Sen. John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today. The grant amounts range from $7,000 to $34,877.

Heffley’s Anti-Blight Bill Now Law

Jul. 01, 2021 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) that provides communities with another tool for fighting blight has been signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf. Act 33 of 2021, formerly House Bill 264, requires tax sale participants to register beforehand, which will assist municipalities in identifying the owners of blighted properties in a timely manner.

Heffley to Resume Outreach for Area Veterans

Jun. 30, 2021 /

WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced that an in-person assistance program for area veterans and their families will once again be available at his district office in Albrightsville on a monthly basis. The free service was canceled last year due to the restrictions resulting from COVID-19.