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).

Committee to Examine Heffley Bills to Improve Addiction Treatment Programs

Mar. 11, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Human Services Committee, chaired by Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), will hold a public hearing on House Bills 424 and 596, sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon). The bills would create a bed registry and a warm hand-off for addiction treatment. The Blue Guardian program from Lehigh County, which was the inspiration for the warm hand-off legislation, will make a presentation.

Heffley to Host Sportsmen’s and Outdoor Expo on March 16

Mar. 05, 2019 /

WEISSPORT – In an effort to promote the many outdoor recreational activities available in the 122nd Legislative District to area residents, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) will once again host a Sportsmen’s and Outdoor Expo in Jim Thorpe.

Heffley Calls Wolf’s Budget a Good Starting Point

Feb. 05, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and other members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly today heard Gov. Tom Wolf’s spending proposals for Fiscal Year 2019-20 during his annual budget address.

Heffley Relocating District Office to Weissport

Jan. 29, 2019 /

LEHIGHTON – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced that he is relocating his district office in Lehighton to 204B Bridge St. in Weissport. The new office will open for business on Monday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m. The final day of operation for the Lehighton office was Monday, Jan. 28.

Heffley Receives Committee Assignments for 2019-20 Session

Jan. 18, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced that he has been appointed to serve on the House Appropriations, Human Services, Tourism and Recreational Development, and Transportation committees for the 2019-20 legislative session. Heffley was sworn into office for another term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Jan. 1.

Heffley Looking Forward to New Session

Jan. 15, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s inaugural address. Wolf was sworn into office today for a second term during a ceremony at the state Capitol.

Park Project Awarded State Grant, Says Heffley

Nov. 19, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – State funding has been awarded to Jim Thorpe Borough for developing an improvement plan for its municipal park, according to Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), who played a key role in securing the grant through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).

Heffley Raises Concerns with PennDOT Relating to Route 248 Bridge Project

Oct. 31, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Expressing serious concerns over public safety and work delays relating to the replacement of the Route 248 bridge in Carbon County, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) sent a letter to Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie Richards detailing his frustration with the project.

Heffley to Host Town Hall Meetings Oct. 31

Oct. 19, 2018 /

LEHIGHTON – In his continuing effort to stay in touch with constituents of the 122nd Legislative District, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) is hosting two town hall meetings on Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Local Fire Department Awarded State Grant to Fight Wildfires, Says Heffley

Oct. 09, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – A Carbon County volunteer fire department will benefit from a state program that funds equipment purchases and training to battle wildfires, according to Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon). Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 in Lehighton was awarded a $10,000 grant through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Heffley Announces School Safety Grants for Carbon County

Oct. 04, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced that school safety grants totaling nearly $125,000 were awarded to three Carbon County school districts and the Carbon Career and Technical Institute.