Toohil to Lead House Government Oversight Committee

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today was appointed as majority chair of the House Government Oversight Committee for the 2021-22 Legislative Session by House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin).

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McClinton, Muth, Toohil Introduce Bipartisan Legislation for a Statewide Tracking System for Sexual Assault Evidence

Sep. 10, 2021 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) is joining House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) and state Sen. Katie Muth (D-Chester/Montgomery/Berks) in introducing legislation to establish a statewide tracking system for sexual assault evidence administered jointly by the Pennsylvania State Police and the Department of Health.

Toohil’s Senior Expo to Return Sept. 16

Sep. 02, 2021 /

HAZLETON – After canceling last year’s event due to the pandemic, the Senior Citizens Expo hosted by Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) will return on Thursday, Sept. 16. The expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Laurel Mall, 106 Laurel Mall Road in Hazle Township.

Luzerne County Legislators Announces Nearly $23 Million in LSA Funding for 2019-20 Projects

Jul. 20, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In a continued effort to support economic development and projects to improve the quality of life for citizens throughout Luzerne County, Reps. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) and Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) along with Sens. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming), John Gordner (R-Columbia/Luzerne/Montour/Northumberland/Snyder) and John Yudichak (I-Carbon/Luzerne) announced today the funding of 2019 and 2020 Local Share Account (LSA) projects totaling nearly $23 million.

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