Toughening Penalties For Inmate Assaults

At the Nov. 19, 2019, meeting of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) spoke in support of legislation aimed at toughening penalties for inmate assaults against corrections staff. The bill package was passed by the committee and sent to the full House for consideration.

Toohil Supports Senate Bill 473

At the Nov. 18, 2019, meeting of the House Human Services Committee, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) spoke in support of Senate Bill 473, legislation that would raise the minimum age in Pennsylvania to buy tobacco and vaping products to 21. The committee passed the measure by a vote of 17-3 and sent it to the full House for consideration.

Toohil Comments About White Haven Closure

State Rep. Tarah Toohil comments on the decision to close the White Haven and Polk state centers.

Rallying To Keep White Haven Open

A rally to keep open the White Haven Center. White Haven Center is a health care organization with Mental Retardation and/or Developmental Disabilities Residential Treatment Facility listed as their primary medical specialization.

Rep. Toohil Comments during Energize PA Press Conference

Rep. Tara Toohil stands with her colleagues as they held a press conference advocating for the House-led Energize PA initiative. This initiative is centered on redeveloping Pennsylvania’s infrastructure while also promoting employment and economic growth.

Debating the Voting Machine Bill

On June 27, 2019, PA State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) took part in the House debate on Senate Bill 48, legislation that would enact election reforms and assist counties with the cost of replacing their voting machines.

State Budget Plan Moving Ahead

Rep. Tarah Toohil comments on the 2019-20 Pennsylvania state budget proposal. The budget plan includes no new taxes, historic levels of funding for education, and saves for the future.

Toohil At Commerce Committee Meeting

PA State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) appeared before the House Commerce Committee on June 18, 2019, to speak in support of her bill to create a registry of abandoned manufacturing sites in Pennsylvania. House Bill 1104, which is included in the Energize PA legislative package, was approved by the committee and sent to the full House for consideration.

Miss Red Rose City Honored Upon House Floor

PA State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) introduces Miss Red Rose City 2019, Brianna Kubishin of Drums, to the House of Representatives.

“Postpartum Depression Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania

PA State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) offers floor remarks on House Resolution 306, legislation she co-sponsored that recognizes May 2019 as “Postpartum Depression Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania.