HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), that would give private homeowners and small businesses more options for code enforcement inspection services, was passed by the General Assembly and sent to the Senate for consideration on Monday.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) today announced more than $300,000 in state funding has been awarded to 26 fire and emergency medical services (EMS) organizations in Carbon County.
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).
WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced that he will host regular outreach hours for U.S. Congressman Dan Meuser (PA-9) at his district offices in Weissport and Albrightsville starting this month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PALMERTON – The operation of Beltzville State Park will be the focus of a public meeting hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (DCNR) Bureau of State Parks on Thursday, Jan. 17, according to Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon).
LEHIGHTON – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced the following office closures due to the Thanksgiving holiday:
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).
HARRISBURG – Six school districts in the 122nd Legislative District were awarded state grants to improve safety and security in their buildings through a new program supported by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon).
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Four companies in the 122nd Legislative District have been awarded funding totaling nearly $39,000 to assist with their employee training needs, said Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon).
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.
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.