Toohil Announces Safety Grants for Schools in 116th District

Nov. 16, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Two public school districts and two non-public school in the 116th Legislative District today were awarded Safe Schools Targeted Grants to improve safety and security measures, according to Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne).

Toohil Reacts to Failed Override of Wolf’s Veto of School Sports Control Bill

Sep. 23, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today voted to override Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of House Bill 2787, legislation that would ensure decisions about school sports and activities, including policies regarding spectators, are made at the local level. However, the override attempt did not garner the required two-thirds majority for passage.

Toohil’s Bill to Protect Living Organ Donors Advances in Senate

Sep. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation that would protect living organ donors in Pennsylvania, sponsored by Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne), was unanimously approved by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee today and now moves to the full Senate for consideration.

Toohil to Hold Satellite Office Hours in Shickshinny

Sep. 04, 2020 /

HAZLETON – State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) is holding satellite office services on Friday, Sept. 11, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Conyngham Township Municipal Building, 10 Pond Hill Road, Shickshinny.

Toohil Again Requests Child-Related COVID-19 Case Data from PA Department of Health

Sep. 03, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In an effort to better protect the health and safety of Pennsylvania’s children and educators during the current COVID-19 crisis, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today, for a second time, requested a more detailed reporting of cases involving young people from the Pennsylvania Department of Health. There has been no response to her initial letter, which was sent on Aug. 19.

Toohil Again Requests Child-Related COVID-19 Case Data from PA Department of Health

Sep. 03, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In an effort to better protect the health and safety of Pennsylvania’s children and educators during the current COVID-19 crisis, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today, for a second time, requested a more detailed reporting of cases involving young people from the Pennsylvania Department of Health. There has been no response to her initial letter, which was sent on Aug. 19.

Toohil to Take Part in Lights of Hope Event Sept. 12

Aug. 31, 2020 /

HAZLETON – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) plans to join a Conyngham Valley civic organization in remembering local residents and families whose lives have been touched by cancer on Saturday, Sept. 12. The event is part of a larger observance that will take place nationwide.

Toohil Hosts Virtual Drug and Alcohol Awareness Event

Aug. 28, 2020 /

Toohil Hosts Virtual Drug and Alcohol Awareness Event

HAZLETON – Seeking to raise awareness among the Hazleton area’s Spanish-speaking community regarding the pandemic and related drug and alcohol problems, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) hosted a virtual panel discussion with local treatment and recovery experts on Thursday evening.

Toohil Provides State Update to Rotary Club of Hazleton

Aug. 27, 2020 /

HAZLETON – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Hazleton) provided an update on her recent legislative activities and response to the COVID-19 health crisis for members of the Rotary Club of Hazleton as guest speaker during the organization’s weekly meeting, which was conducted virtually on Wednesday.

Toohil Questions Timing of Wolf’s Renewed Call for Legalizing Marijuana

Aug. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s advocacy for the legalization of recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania. On Tuesday, the governor released his fall legislative agenda, which included a request for the General Assembly to legalize recreational marijuana with the proceeds going to existing small business grant funding.

Toohil Requests Child-Related COVID-19 Case Data from Department of Health

Aug. 19, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In an effort to better protect the health and safety of Pennsylvania’s children and educators during the current COVID-19 crisis, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today requested a more detailed reporting of cases involving young people from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Toohil Takes Part in Committee Hearing that Explored Effect of COVID-19 on Mental Health in Pennsylvania

Aug. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In her position as a member of the House Human Services Committee, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) recently participated in an informational meeting conducted by the committee that examined the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health and well-being of Pennsylvania residents and how the mental health community is addressing those needs – particularly in rural areas.

Toohil Issues Statement on PIAA Fall Sports Guidelines

Aug. 03, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) issued the following statement regarding the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association’s (PIAA) decision to ban spectators from high school sporting events this fall over COVID-19 concerns.

Toohil Named ATHENA Businesswoman of the Year

Jul. 27, 2020 /

HAZLETON – The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce today announced that it has chosen Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) as the 34th winner of the ATHENA Businesswoman of the Year Award.