WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement by the owner of the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway that it will be ending operations in Jim Thorpe at the end of November.
WEISSPORT – In his continuing effort to help inform individuals and families about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) is hosting his annual Drug and Alcohol Awareness Expo on Thursday, Oct. 24.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) and Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today attended the inaugural meeting of an advisory committee established by the Joint State Government Commission that is conducting a study on “warm handoff to treatment” for individuals in Pennsylvania struggling with drug addiction.
WEISSPORT – State Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced today that a staff person with U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) will hold a casework day on Monday, Sept. 30, at his district office in Weissport.
HAZLETON – After attending Thursday’s public hearing regarding White Haven Center (WHC) conducted by the Department of Human Services (DHS), Reps. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) and Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced they are working with the chairman of the House Human Services Committee, Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), to hold an urgent meeting regarding the pending closure of the facility for the physically and mentally challenged.
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.