Heffley to Introduce Legislation to Help Protect Pennsylvania Seniors from COVID-19

May. 11, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In an effort to safeguard one of the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 crisis, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced he plans to introduce legislation that would prohibit the Pennsylvania Department of Health from requiring nursing homes and other long-term care facilities to admit COVID-19 patients.

Heffley Calls on Wolf to Move Carbon County from Red to Yellow

May. 08, 2020 /

WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today voiced his concern and disappointment after learning Carbon County was not among the next group of counties that would move into the “yellow phase” of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan on May 15. The 13 counties listed in the governor’s announcement are all located in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Heffley Blasts Wolf for Vetoing Telemedicine Bill

May. 01, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of Senate Bill 857, legislation that would have enhanced the availability of telemedicine services in Pennsylvania.

Heffley Requests Additional COVID-19 Case Data from Secretary of Health

Apr. 07, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In an effort to better safeguard the health of Carbon County residents and first responders during the current COVID-19 emergency, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) is requesting a more detailed reporting of case numbers from the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Heffley made his official request in a letter sent Monday to Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine.

Heffley, Attorney General to Co-Host Consumer Protection Outreach Event in Albrightsville

Mar. 02, 2020 /

ALBRIGHTSVILLE – A representative from the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection will be available to discuss consumer-related issues at the Albrightsville district office of Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) on Thursday, March 5, from 2:30-5:30 p.m. The office is located at 2681 State Route 903, Unit 3, in Albrightsville.

Heffley: Wolf Spending Out of Control

Feb. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today joined his House and Senate colleagues for a joint session of the General Assembly to hear Gov. Tom Wolf outline his budget proposal for the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Heffley: We Need to Ensure the Voices of Pennsylvanians are Heard Regarding the Francis E. Walter Dam Study

Jan. 10, 2020 /

WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) attended the public meeting concerning the reevaluation study of the Francis E. Walter Dam that was held in White Haven on Thursday night. He also spoke during the meeting, which was hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners, the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NY DEP).

Heffley’s Bill to Bring Transparency to Prescription Pricing Advances to Senate

Nov. 21, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation to bring much-needed transparency to the pricing practices of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) was passed unanimously by the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Reps. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Rob Matzie (D-Beaver/Allegheny) are the co-prime sponsors of House Bill 941, which now moves to the Senate for consideration.

Toohil, Heffley Take Part in Hearing on Planned Closures of White Haven, Polk State Centers

Oct. 22, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – As members of the House Human Services Committee, Reps. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) and Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) on Monday participated in a joint public hearing at the state Capitol with the House Health Committee to examine the recent decision by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) to close the White Haven (WHC) and Polk state centers and move residents into community-based settings.