Meet Rep. Tarah Toohil

PA State Rep. Tarah Toohil represents the 116th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, serving parts of Luzerne County.

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The 116th Legislative District includes portions of Luzerne County consisting of the boroughs of New Columbus, Conyngham, Nescopeck and Shickshinny; and the townships of Huntington, Union, Salem, Conyngham, Nescopeck, Hollenback, Dorrance, Black Creek, Sugarloaf, Butler, Hazle and the city of Hazleton.

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Latest News

Toohil Votes to End Wolf’s Order Favoring Corporations and Big Box Stores

May. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) joined a bipartisan majority of her colleagues in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives late Thursday in supporting a measure that would eliminate Gov. Tom Wolf’s widespread COVID-19 business restrictions. House Resolution 836 would end the governor’s executive order to shut down certain businesses through a waiver process that has proven to be inconsistent and unfair.

Responsible, Short-Term Budget is the Smart Approach in These Trying Times, Says Toohil

May. 28, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) this week joined a majority of her House colleagues in passing a five-month, short-term state budget proposal. The $25.8 billion spending plan, which would fully fund basic and higher education for the 2020-21 school year and necessary health and human services programs, was passed by the Senate today and sent to the governor’s desk.

Toohil’s Pediatric Services Waiver Bill Approved by Committee

May. 28, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation that would allow for an extension of waiver provisions for pediatric services in Pennsylvania during the COVID-19 emergency, sponsored by Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne), was advanced by the House Health Committee.

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