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.

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.