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

Fax: (717) 782-2921
Newspaper Columns
05/06/2019
This week, I joined some of my colleagues in the House of Representatives at a Capitol news conference to unveil the Energize PA bill package, which is designed to put more Pennsylvania residents to work without imposing new fees or taxes.
04/29/2019
The Department of Agriculture announced that state dog wardens will conduct dog license and rabies vaccination checks in Luzerne County during the month of May. This program aims to raise awareness of the importance of up-to-date dog licenses, and rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats to the health and safety of Pennsylvania communities.
04/15/2019
This week in Harrisburg, the House Consumer Affairs Committee held a public hearing to gather testimony on the pros and cons regarding the Keep Powering Pennsylvania Act (House Bill 11), legislation that would preserve Pennsylvania’s nuclear energy industry and prevent the pending closure of two of the state’s nuclear power plants.
04/08/2019
With longer days and warmer spring weather on the way, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has issued a reminder to be aware of Lyme disease and ticks as we spend more time outdoors.
04/01/2019
PennDOT has added several new license plates to its collection honoring veterans and their service to our country.
03/25/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services recently released a study of child abuse fatal and near-fatal cases in the Commonwealth from 2015-16. The report outlines and analyzes data from these years and makes recommendations to prevent such tragedies in the future.
03/11/2019
It is almost time to head for that favorite fishing hole, as trout season will open across Pennsylvania on Saturday, April 13. Anglers can find out when area streams will be stocked with trout by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) by checking the 2019 stocking schedules. The schedules are available online at the PFBC website and on its FishBoatPA mobile app. Hard copies can be obtained at my district office in Hazleton, located at 1 W. Broad St.
03/04/2019
A key to Pennsylvania’s economic success is to ensure its students and workers are prepared to fill the good-paying jobs of today and tomorrow.
02/25/2019
Earlier this month, legislation that would allow the Pennsylvania Game Commission to lift the long-standing ban on most Sunday hunting was reported out of the Senate Game and Fisheries Committee by a vote of 8-3. It was the first step in a long process that was cheered by proponents of the proposal.
02/19/2019
Luzerne County residents are reminded that the new $5 county vehicle registration fee went into effect on Jan. 18, 2019, and is now being collected with their registration renewal applications.
02/12/2019
High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship to help cover the costs of higher education.
02/05/2019
Application forms for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible seniors and people with disabilities to begin claiming rebates for property taxes or rent payments they made last year.
01/28/2019
This week’s column serves as a reminder that it’s now against the law in Pennsylvania to leave a dog outdoors during harsh winter weather like we’ve been experiencing lately.
01/22/2019
Gov. Tom Wolf sparked a statewide debate last month when he tweeted that “it is time for Pennsylvania to take a serious and honest look at recreational marijuana.” Republican leaders in the Legislature quickly responded, calling the idea “reckless and irresponsible.”