Supporting a Responsible State Budget

Jun. 25, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) joined a bipartisan majority of her House colleagues in passing the 2021-22 Pennsylvania state budget. The $39.8 billion proposal increases education funding to historic levels without raising taxes while making a record deposit into the Rainy Day Fund.

Recommending Changes for Juvenile Justice

Jun. 22, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) joined other members of the Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force at a Capitol news conference to unveil their final report and recommendations for improving the Commonwealth's juvenile justice system.

Toohil Urges Passage of House Bill 931

Jun. 15, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) spoke in support of her legislation to officially recognize certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) in Pennsylvania. The House subsequently passed House Bill 931 and sent it to the Senate for consideration.

Legislation to Focus on Impact of Opioid Abuse Epidemic in PA

Jun. 08, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) comments on House Bill 253, legislation that would establish a task force to focus on the impact of the opioid abuse epidemic on Pennsylvania's children. She is the prime co-sponsor of the proposal, which was unanimously passed by the House and sent to the Senate for consideration.

Recognizing CNA's as Anesthetists

Jun. 08, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) is the prime sponsor of legislation that would officially recognize certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) in Pennsylvania. She spoke in support of the legislation at a meeting of the House Professional Licensure Committee, which subsequently approved it by a unanimous vote. The bill was then sent to the full House for consideration.

Toohil Remarks on Amendment 894

May. 05, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) spoke on the House floor in support of legislation that would require an in-depth review of the governor's pandemic response. Specifically, House Bill 1264 focuses on the state's personal protective equipment (PPE) stockpile, along with how COVID-19 tests and vaccines were administered.

House Passes Bill 253

May. 04, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) is the co-prime sponsor of legislation that would create a task force to address the devastating impacts for children born to parents with substance abuse disorders. House Bill 253 was unanimously approved by the House Children and Youth Committee and will next be considered by the full House. Toohil spoke about the proposal prior to the vote.

Government Oversight Committee Meeting

Apr. 06, 2021 / Embed

Voting meeting on Consideration of Final Report of Investigation 1-2020 (OSIG Firearms Purchases) - On whether to adopt the final report.

Starting the Process Again

Mar. 24, 2021 / Embed

PA State Rep. Tarah Toohil discusses a re-start of legislation to amend the PA Constitution regarding a statute of limitations for abuse victims. Though passed in two consecutive sessions, an error in the Wolf Administration's Department of State made the inclusion of a ballot question on the measure an impossibility at the present time.

Early Intervention for Mother and Child

Mar. 24, 2021 / Embed

Representative Tarah Toohil advances House Bill 200, a bill that would ensure that infants and their mothers affected by postpartum depression have access to services that are currently in place in their community that provide support and referrals necessary for the healthy development of infants