Contact Information 
District Office
1 West Broad Street
Suite 100
Hazleton, PA 18201
Phone: (570) 453-1344
Fax: (570) 459-3946
Hours:  8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m

Capitol Office
B-14 Main Capitol
PO Box 202116
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2116
Phone: (717) 260-6136
Phone (Toll-Free): 855-282-0611

Fax: (717) 782-2921
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A new, stronger law has just been enacted that protects Pennsylvania families from dangerous sex offenders, namely those who are released back into the community without supervision to monitor their transition.
To find out when your favorite fishing spot will be stocked with trout by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, check the 2018 stocking schedules, which are now available online and on the commission’s FishBoatPA mobile app. Hard copies are available at my district office in Hazleton, located at 1 W. Broad St.
Legislation to make spoofing a crime in Pennsylvania is moving through the General Assembly. This week, the House of Representatives unanimously approved House Bill 979 and sent it to the Senate for consideration.
More than a half million Pennsylvania veterans have added a veterans designation to their driver’s license or ID card since it was first offered in 2014. The designation – an American flag with the word VETERAN beneath it – is a patriotic way for veterans to show their pride and convey to others that they served in the United States military.
Q: As someone who has adopted several children in recent years, I’m interested in the status of your adoption bill. I haven’t seen anything in the news since it was passed by the House last year.
Last week, Gov. Tom Wolf signed a declaration that designated the heroin and opioid epidemic as a statewide disaster emergency. The move is the first-of-its-kind for a public health emergency in Pennsylvania.
Thank you for contacting me with your concerns regarding ownership of firearms by Pennsylvania residents who are approved for medicinal marijuana. This is certainly an important issue that we have been following closely in the House of Representatives.
To help contain costs and bring about real reform to Pennsylvania’s welfare system, a package of bills was unveiled this week to give more families an opportunity to improve their quality of life, while tackling waste, fraud and abuse from within the current system.
This year, the months-long budget saga dominated headlines out of Harrisburg. While I wasn’t entirely pleased with the overall spending and funding package, I do believe the final budget reflected one of our most fundamental responsibilities – standing up for taxpayers.
Legislation is moving quickly through the Pennsylvania General Assembly that would crack down on those who use credit card skimming devices for fraudulent purposes. House Bill 1918 was passed by the House last week, less than a month after it was introduced.
We want to make sure the children of victims of violent crime and murder are cared for by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Sometimes these children may even be victims themselves.
Since 1991, the Hunter’s Sharing the Harvest (HSH) program has provided venison donated by hunters to families and individuals in need throughout Pennsylvania. HSH works with food banks, food pantries and charitable organizations in playing a critical role in filling the gaps for families and individuals at risk of hunger.
Last Saturday was Veterans Day, a time to pause and recognize the service and sacrifice of America’s veterans. For more than 240 years, men and women in uniform have been called to serve our country by protecting our freedom and defending our democracy.
The Department of Health recently launched its annual “Stopping the Flu Starts with YOU” campaign, encouraging all Pennsylvanians to get vaccinated to prevent the spread of influenza.