Heffley’s Anti-Blight Bill Advances to Senate

Apr. 06, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) that would assist municipalities in identifying the owners of blighted properties by requiring registration prior to a tax sale advanced to the Senate for consideration after its overwhelming approval by the House of Representatives on Monday.

Heffley and Committee Examine Potential Impact of Francis E. Walter Dam Reevaluation Study on Region’s Economy

Mar. 18, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – At the request of Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), the House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), today convened a public hearing to discuss issues related to the ongoing reevaluation study of the Francis E. Walter Dam and Reservoir by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The proceedings were conducted virtually.

Heffley to Host Committee Hearing to Discuss Francis E. Walter Dam Reevaluation Study

Mar. 05, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – At the request of Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), the House Majority Policy Committee will convene a virtual hearing later this month to discuss issues related to the ongoing reevaluation study of the Francis E. Walter Dam and Reservoir by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The committee is chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter).

Heffley Supports COVID-19 Relief Package

Feb. 05, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Recognizing the extreme challenges faced by small businesses, educational institutions and Pennsylvania families as a result of the ongoing pandemic, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today joined his House colleagues in unanimously approving a comprehensive COVID-19 relief package.

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).

Heffley Receives Committee Assignments for 2021-22 Session

Jan. 12, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced that he has been reappointed to serve on the House Appropriations, Tourism and Recreational Development and Transportation committees for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. He was also named for the first time as a member of the Urban Affairs Committee. Heffley was sworn into office for another term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Jan. 5.

Heffley Urges Wolf to Rethink Shutdown Decision

Dec. 10, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Concerned with the devastating effect additional COVID-19 shutdowns will have on Pennsylvania residents and businesses, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today urged Gov. Tom Wolf to reconsider his decision to impose one. Wolf announced the new restrictions on Thursday afternoon.

Heffley’s Prescription Pricing Transparency Bill Now Law

Dec. 01, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Reps. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Rob Matzie (D-Beaver/Allegheny) to bring more transparency to the pricing practices of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) has been signed into law by the governor.

State Budget Holds the Line on Taxes, Says Heffley

Nov. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) joined a majority of his House colleagues in passing a state budget for the remainder of the 2020-21 fiscal year. Due to the uncertainty of state revenues resulting from the pandemic, the General Assembly enacted a spending plan in May that covered the first five months of the fiscal year that also fully funded education.