HARRISBURG – Seeking to provide further protections for victims of domestic violence and child abuse in Pennsylvania, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) has introduced two proposals in the House of Representatives.
High school seniors interested in receiving financial assistance to help pay for college can now apply for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Scholarship.
HAZLETON – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today again requested the Pennsylvania Department of Health provide an extra allotment of COVID-19 vaccines for teachers in the Hazleton Area School District.
HAZLETON – Concerned over the living conditions at the Kadima Rehabilitation and Nursing Home, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today called on the Pennsylvania Department of Health to immediately transfer its 31 patients to another facility.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) that would protect living organ donors in Pennsylvania was unanimously approved by the House Insurance Committee on Tuesday. House Bill 203 now moves to the full House of Representatives for consideration.
January is National Radon Action Month. An estimated 40% of Pennsylvania homes have higher levels of radon than national safety standards, due to the state’s geology. However, residents can perform a simple test to detect this gas, which is considered the second leading cause of lung cancer.
HARRISBURG – 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). Toohil served as a committee member during the last session.
The Pennsylvania State Police issued a disturbing warning recently about scammers using the COVID-19 vaccine distribution program as a means to steal someone’s money and/or personal information.
HARRISBURG – Citing concern that many older residents and others have failed to meet the Dec. 31, 2020, deadline to apply for relief through Pennsylvania’s 2019 Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) recently requested a one-month extension to submit applications to the Department of Revenue.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today announced that she has been reappointed to serve on the House Children and Youth, Human Services, Professional Licensure and Rules committees for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. She was sworn into office for another term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Jan. 5.
Last week, I joined my colleagues in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in taking the oath of office to begin the 2021-2022 Legislative Session during a ceremony at the state Capitol in Harrisburg.
HAZLETON – USA Pork Packers (UPP) of Hazleton was recently awarded $1 million in state funding through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) to support a large- scale, multiphase expansion of its facilities and operations, according to Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today took the oath of office to begin the 2021-2022 Legislative Session during a ceremony at the state Capitol in Harrisburg.
The Department of Agriculture has released the schedule for the virtual 105th Pennsylvania Farm Show. Traditionally held in Harrisburg, the department moved the show to an online event as the Commonwealth continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
HARRISBURG – Citing concern that many older residents will fail to meet the Dec. 31 deadline to apply for relief through Pennsylvania’s 2019 Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today requested a one-month extension to submit applications to the Department of Revenue.
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is reminding dog owners that a 2021 dog license makes the perfect holiday gift for those canine companions.
Pennie, the state’s new health insurance marketplace, is approaching its first enrollment deadline. Tuesday, Dec. 15, is the last day for individuals and families to purchase health coverage to start January 2021. Current and potential customers are encouraged to select a plan by Dec. 15 to ensure continuous coverage.
The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General is reminding us to protect against common online scams that may increase in frequency this holiday season.
Our veterans have sacrificed so much for us and for our country. As a Commonwealth, we have a responsibility to honor them and support them in any way we can.
The state Department of Agriculture and Pennsylvania Game Commission are again encouraging hunters to consider sharing their deer harvest to provide thousands of pounds of venison to people in need.