House Passes Toohil’s Victims-Related Legislation

Apr. 17, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) that would strengthen criminal investigations into sexual abuse passed unanimously in the House of Representatives today. House Bill 1171 now moves to the Senate for consideration.

Toohil Announces State Funding for Dairy Expansion Project

Mar. 27, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today announced the awarding of $318,765 in state funding for a dairy expansion project in Sugarloaf Township that is expected to create at least five new jobs. Toohil played a key role in securing the grant.

Toohil Named to House Government Oversight Committee

Mar. 18, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) has been appointed by House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) to serve on the newly created House Government Oversight Committee for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.

Toohil Receives Award from Marsy’s Law Organization

Mar. 15, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) has been recognized by the Marsy’s Law for Pennsylvania organization for her support of legislation aimed at providing equal rights to crime victims by ensuring constitutional protections.

Toohil’s Annual Farmers’ Breakfast Set for Feb. 7

Jan. 23, 2019 /

HAZLETON – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today announced that she is hosting her annual Farmers’ Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 7, starting at 8 a.m. The complimentary event will take place at Tom’s Kitchen, 656 State Rt. 93 in Sugarloaf.

Mobile Veterans Center to Visit Hazleton Nov. 13, Says Toohil

Nov. 07, 2018 /

HAZLETON – State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) announced the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Mobile Veterans Center (MVC), which provides free outreach and counseling services to veterans and their families, is scheduled to visit Hazleton on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

State Grant Awarded to Local Fire Department, Says Toohil

Oct. 12, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – A volunteer fire department in the 116th Legislative District will benefit from a state program that funds equipment purchases and training to battle wildfires, according to Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne). Hobbie Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 in Wapwallopen was awarded a $4,208 grant through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and supported by federal funding.

Mobile Veterans Center to Visit Hazleton Oct. 9, Says Toohil

Oct. 03, 2018 /

HAZLETON – State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) announced the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Mobile Veterans Center (MVC), which provides free outreach and counseling services to veterans and their families, is scheduled to visit Hazleton on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Toohil to Host Health Walk

Aug. 31, 2018 /

HAZLETON – In an effort to promote a healthy lifestyle for her constituents, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) is hosting a group exercise event on Friday, Sept. 14. Participants are invited to join Toohil for a health walk at the Laurel Mall, 106 Laurel Mall Drive in Hazle Township. They are asked to gather at 8 a.m. at the mall’s Center Court.

Mobile Veterans Center to Visit Hazleton Sept. 11, Says Toohil

Aug. 30, 2018 /

HAZLETON – State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) today announced the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Mobile Veterans Center (MVC), which provides free outreach and counseling services to veterans and their families, is scheduled to visit Hazleton on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

Toohil Takes Part in Hearing on Power Outages

Aug. 10, 2018 /

TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP – Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) joined other lawmakers in Monroe County on Thursday to discuss the serious implications of power outages and what can be done to better prepare and improve the reliability of Pennsylvania’s electrical infrastructure. The hearing was organized by the House Majority Policy Committee and featured the testimony of emergency responders, local tourism and government officials, and utility company representatives

PennDOT Offers Winter Maintenance Jobs, Says Toohil

Jul. 12, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will again sponsor a winter maintenance program for a variety of positions to supplement the permanent workforce, according to Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne).