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.

Heffley’s ‘Justin’s Law’ Legislation Heads to Governor’s Desk

Jun. 25, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) that would help to prevent certain drug-related tragedies from occurring in Pennsylvania today was sent to the governor’s desk for his signature after the House of Representatives unanimously concurred with Senate amendments to the measure.

Heffley Supports Voting Rights Protection Act

Jun. 22, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Seeking to restore confidence in Pennsylvania’s election process, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today joined a majority of his colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass House Bill 1300, also known as the Voting Rights Protection Act.

Heffley Co-Sponsors Legislation to Restore PennDOT Services to Rural Communities

May. 21, 2021 /

WEISSPORT – Calling their continued closure a huge inconvenience for rural residents, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced his co-sponsorship of legislation that would force the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to resume full services at its travel sites across the Commonwealth, including the one located in Lehighton.

Heffley to Host Sportsmen’s and Outdoor Expo on May 8

Apr. 23, 2021 /

WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) is happy to announce that he is once again?hosting?his Sportsmen’s and Outdoor Expo in 2021. The free event is scheduled to take place?on Saturday, May 8,?from?noon to 2?p.m.,?at East Penn Township Riverview Park in Lehighton, rain or shine.