Heffley, Yudichak to Co-Host Senior Expo Sept. 5

Aug. 14, 2019 /

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.

St. Luke’s University Health Network Awarded $750,000 for Hospital Project in Carbon County, Announce Heffley, Yudichak

Aug. 01, 2019 /

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).

Heffley, Polinchock Named to Drug Recovery Study Task Force

Jul. 23, 2019 /

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.

Heffley Questions Wolf Veto of Voting Machine Funding Bill

Jul. 09, 2019 /

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.

Heffley to Host Open House at New District Office

Jun. 26, 2019 /

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.

Heffley’s Blight Bill Advances after Committee Approval

Jun. 12, 2019 /

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.

Heffley Reacts to PennDOT Audit, Says It Found Nothing New

Jun. 07, 2019 /

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.

Heffley Offers Internships to Local College Students

May. 23, 2019 /

WEISSPORT – Local college students and graduating high school seniors with an interest in state government are encouraged to apply for unpaid internships for the summer or fall semesters at Rep. Doyle Heffley’s (R-Carbon) district offices in Weissport and Albrightsville.

Heffley Hosts Blight Seminar for Municipal Officials

Apr. 18, 2019 /

JIM THORPE – In his continuing effort to assist municipal officials in Carbon County with the blight problems in their communities, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today hosted a seminar on the issue in Jim Thorpe. The discussion featured presentations by state officials on programs and funding available to combat blight in Pennsylvania.

Special Olympians from Carbon County Recognized by PA House of Representatives, Says Heffley

Apr. 09, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – At the state Capitol on Monday, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) hosted two Special Olympic athletes from Carbon County who won gold medals in international competitions last month. Delina Jo Rodrigues of Palmerton took first place in two powerlifting events at the 2019 Special Olympic World Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Matthew Anthony of Palmerton, and his father, Christopher, were winners of the Unified Bowling Doubles event at the Special Olympics North America Bowling Competition in Las Vegas.

Committee Examines Heffley’s Legislation to Enhance Drug Recovery Treatment in Pennsylvania

Mar. 12, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) that would help to enhance the recovery treatment for patients with a drug addiction was the focus of a hearing today at the state Capitol in Harrisburg conducted by the House Human Services Committee. Heffley is a member of the committee, which is chaired by Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks).