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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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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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.

Where Are the 217 Children of Luzerne County Now?

Jul. 12, 2021 / Press Release

In light of Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s investigation of Luzerne County Children and Youth, we need to ask some very important follow-up questions. It is absolutely shocking and disheartening to see that children have been left unprotected by the very system that is built to save them from neglect and abuse.

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