Heffley Receives Committee Assignments for 2021-22 Session

Jan. 12, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced that he has been reappointed to serve on the House Appropriations, Tourism and Recreational Development and Transportation committees for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. He was also named for the first time as a member of the Urban Affairs Committee. Heffley was sworn into office for another term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Jan. 5.

Heffley Urges Wolf to Rethink Shutdown Decision

Dec. 10, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Concerned with the devastating effect additional COVID-19 shutdowns will have on Pennsylvania residents and businesses, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today urged Gov. Tom Wolf to reconsider his decision to impose one. Wolf announced the new restrictions on Thursday afternoon.

Heffley’s Prescription Pricing Transparency Bill Now Law

Dec. 01, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Reps. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Rob Matzie (D-Beaver/Allegheny) to bring more transparency to the pricing practices of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) has been signed into law by the governor.

State Budget Holds the Line on Taxes, Says Heffley

Nov. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) joined a majority of his House colleagues in passing a state budget for the remainder of the 2020-21 fiscal year. Due to the uncertainty of state revenues resulting from the pandemic, the General Assembly enacted a spending plan in May that covered the first five months of the fiscal year that also fully funded education.

Grant Awarded for Trail Project Study, Say Heffley, Rader

Oct. 16, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Wildlands Conservancy Inc. has been awarded state funding to conduct a feasibility study for a new recreational trail in Carbon and Monroe counties, according to Reps. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Jack Rader (R-Monroe).

Heffley Votes to Override Wolf’s Veto of School Sports Control Bill

Sep. 23, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today voted to override Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of House Bill 2787, legislation that would ensure decisions about school sports and activities, including policies regarding spectators, are made at the local level. However, the override attempt did not garner the required two-thirds majority for passage. Heffley is a co-sponsor of the legislation.

Public Hearing to Discuss Francis E. Walter Dam Reevaluation Study Postponed

Sep. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – A public hearing conducted by the House Majority Policy Committee that had been scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Sept. 23, in Carbon County has been postponed, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced today. The hearing was to focus on issues related to the ongoing reevaluation study of the Francis E. Walter Dam and Reservoir by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Heffley Hosting Public Hearing to Discuss Francis E. Walter Dam Reevaluation Study

Sep. 18, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – At the request of Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), the House Majority Policy Committee will convene a public hearing next week in Carbon County 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 committee is chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter).

Heffley Reacts to PA Supreme Court Ruling on Election-Related Lawsuit

Sep. 17, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court today sided with the Wolf administration and the Pennsylvania Democratic Party in allowing for ballots to be counted that are received up to three days after the election day deadline as long as they are postmarked on Nov. 3. The court’s decision also allows for the use of secure drop boxes for ballots.

Deadline Approaching to Apply for COVID-19 Fire and EMS Grants, Says Heffley

Jul. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today reminded fire, rescue and emergency medical services (EMS) companies in Carbon County that the deadline to apply for a one-time state grant to assist with extra expenses resulting from the COVID-19 health crisis is Friday, Aug. 7, at 4 p.m.

Heffley Calls on DCNR to Address COVID-19 Safety Concerns at Beltzville State Park

Jul. 21, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – CitingCOVID-19 concerns related to the recent actions of out-of-state visitors to Beltzville State Park in Carbon County, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today called on Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Dunn to impose certain restrictions on non-Pennsylvania residents using the park’s facilities.