LEHIGHTON – State grants announced today will help fund trail improvements along the Lehigh Canal in Franklin Township and recreational upgrades at Memorial Park in Jim Thorpe Borough, according to Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Sen. John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon).
LEHIGHTON – As overdose deaths continue to skyrocket, with no relief on the horizon, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today introduced legislation that would create stiffer criminal penalties for any defendant who knowingly or intentionally manufactures or sells fentanyl or fentanyl-laced drugs.
LEHIGHTON – Older residents in the region are encouraged to join Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Sen. John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) at their Senior Citizens Expo on Wednesday, Sept. 7, in Lehighton.
WHAT: Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) are hosting their annual Senior Expo.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) joined a bipartisan majority of his House colleagues in passing the 2022-23 state budget bill. The $42.8 billion spending plan increases education funding to an all-time high while making a sizable deposit into Pennsylvania’s Rainy Day Fund to help offset the impact of future economic downturns.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) along with Sens. John Yudichak (I-14) and David Argall (R-29) today announced the awarding of more than $1 million in state funding for community improvements in Carbon County.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) took part in public hearings conducted by the House Majority Policy Committee this week at the state Capitol that examined the inflation crisis and its devastating impact on Pennsylvania families, communities and employers. Committee members heard from a variety of experts on the reasons for the alarming rise in the inflation rate and possible solutions.
HARRISBURG – Two intersection projects in Carbon County today were awarded $2.4 million in Multimodal Transportation Funding through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), according to Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), Sen. John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) and Sen. David Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill).
HARRISBURG – In an effort to increase available funding for road and bridge projects in Pennsylvania, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) this week introduced legislation that would provide an additional $200 million in the 2022-23 fiscal year for badly needed infrastructure improvements.
WEISSPORT – In his continuing 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 later this month.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) issued the following statement regarding the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s selection of the Carter plan for the Commonwealth’s congressional districts:
HARRISBURG – Twenty-five fire and emergency medical services (EMS) organizations in Carbon County were awarded nearly $360,000 in funding support through the 2021-22 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 $8,325 to $30,000.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) attended a joint session of the General Assembly today to hear Gov. Tom Wolf outline his budget proposal for the 2022-23 fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – Recognizing the ongoing challenges faced by Pennsylvania’s frontline health care workers, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) on Wednesday joined his House colleagues in supporting the allocation of $225 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding to hospitals statewide, including two in Carbon County. The bill was then signed into law by the governor as Act 2 of 2022.
HARRISBURG – Safe Schools Targeted Grants totaling nearly $170,000 have been awarded to three school districts located in the 122nd Legislative District, according to Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon).
HARRISBURG – Legislation to enhance and expand the successful Property-Assessed Clean Energy Program (C-PACE), sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), was passed unanimously in the House of Representatives this week. House Bill 1760 will next be considered by the Senate.
HARRISBURG – State grant funding has been awarded for two recreational projects in Carbon County, according to Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Sen. John Yudichak (I-14). The two legislators played a key role in securing the funding through the Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2), which is administered by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).
HARRISBURG – Last week, the Legislative Reapportionment Commission (LRC) approved a preliminary redistricting map for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The vote was 3-2, with Chairman Mark Nordenberg breaking the tie.
WEISSPORT – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) issued the following statement regarding Wednesday’s open house hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to provide the public with information on the proposal to toll the Lehigh River Bridge along Interstate 80, along with eight other bridges in the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – Seeking to get residents of the 122nd Legislative District involved in deciding its boundaries, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) is encouraging participation in Pennsylvania’s legislative reapportionment process, which is currently underway.