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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Please Sign the Petition to Keep White Haven Center Open!

The state Department of Human Services (DHS) recently announced that it was closing White Haven Center, citing the declining numbers and cost per resident as key factors in the decision.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Learn about helpful resources available for the growing population of grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.

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Senior Expo Set for Sept. 12

If you or a loved one are a senior citizen, I encourage you to attend my Senior Expo for helpful resources, free health resources, and exciting door prizes.

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How Can My Office Serve You?

My staff will be happy to help you with state-related issues. A few services offered include car registrations; driver’s license renewal and special tags; property tax/rent rebate applications; birth certificate and death record applications; and much more.

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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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Get the details on events that Rep. Tarah Toohil is holding in the 116th Legislative district.

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Learn more about how to combat the Spotted Lanternfly infestation in Pennsylvania.

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Latest News

Toohil, Heffley to Seek Committee Meeting on Pending White Haven Center Closure

Sep. 13, 2019 /

HAZLETON – After attending Thursday’s public hearing regarding White Haven Center (WHC) conducted by the Department of Human Services (DHS), Reps. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) and Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced they are working with the chairman of the House Human Services Committee, Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), to hold an urgent meeting regarding the pending closure of the facility for the physically and mentally challenged.

Toohil Issues Statement on Proposed Closure of SCI Retreat

Aug. 29, 2019 /

HAZLETON – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) issued the following statement in response to the announcement by the Department of Corrections (DOC) of the proposed closure of SCI Retreat in Newport Township. The prison employs about 400 men and women, including many who reside in the 116th Legislative District, which Toohil represents.

Toohil to Host Senior Expo on Sept. 12

Aug. 14, 2019 /

HAZLETON – In her continuing effort to improve the quality of life for older residents in the Hazleton area, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) will host a Senior Citizens Expo on Thursday, Sept. 12.

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