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
Working for You

It is an honor to work for you and the residents of our district and I take great pride in representing you in Harrisburg. I am aware of the challenges that face our state and I am dedicated to facing those challenges so that together, we can make our communities the best that they can be. As a way for you to keep up with the work that is happening on your behalf, check the stories listed below, and as always, feel free to contact me for more information about any state-related matter.
04/08/2019
The words of Grace Packer’s brother, Josh, calling for his sister’s short life to be honored by better protecting other children from abuse, moved state Rep. Tarah Toohil, who hung a photo of the girl in her legislative offices.
04/05/2019
SALEM TWP. — Higher electricity prices and loss of jobs. That’s what will happen if the nuclear energy industry continues to struggle and nuclear power plants shut down, state lawmakers from both parties said Thursday.
02/08/2019
SUGARLOAF TWP. — Farmers were not shy about pressing Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding on a number of issues during a forum Thursday morning.
01/14/2019
Pennsylvania’s nuclear power industry, including the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station in Salem Twp., faces a challenging future and needs help, according to a bipartisan group of state lawmakers.
03/08/2018
(WBRE/WYOU-TV) - The investigation of the West Hazleton Fire company once again raises questions about what -- if anything can be done-- to prevent possible misuse of funds by non-profits , like fire companies. Legislation has been introduced in Harrisburg in recent years that would mandate certain checks and balances be in place for these groups-- but they've died on the vine.
02/12/2018
CONYNGHAM — Area farmers learned about industrial hemp research in the state, the threat of the spotted lanternfly and other issues affecting them at an annual breakfast hosted by state Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-116, Butler Twp., at Tom’s County Kitchen on Friday morning.
01/08/2018
SPECIAL REPORT: State of the Child Pennsylvania's child welfare system is broken. Those are the harsh words from the state's auditor general, who says Children and Youth Services is struggling to keep our children safe. In some cases, it's even turned deadly.
06/05/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Education restored $613,000 in Basic Education Funding to the Hazleton Area School District, according to state Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-116, Butler Twp.
05/12/2017
HAZLE TWP. — Luzerne County deaths attributed to drug overdoses increased by 150 percent from 2015 to 2016.
05/05/2017
The opioid epidemic and children’s issues being so closely related make Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to unite several state departments under the Department of Human Services a good idea, says state Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-116, Butler Twp.
10/11/2016
HARRISBURG — A Luzerne County lawmaker’s bill to shorten the waiting time for a no-fault divorce has now become law.
07/28/2016
From the Standard~Speaker - Chaos, confusion, and personal and group attacks on the performance of the Hazleton Area school board dominated its meeting that lasted late into Wednesday night.
02/08/2016
From The Citizens' Voice State Rep. Tarah Toohil will consider crafting legislation that would give Hazleton city the authority to levy a second earned income tax and use the money specifically for paying for police protection.
09/17/2015
Two years after the state Department of Labor and Industry closed the Workers’ Compensation Office of Adjudication in Hazleton, a local hearing site has been established at the Hazleton One Community Center.
10/08/2014
From thetimes-tribune HARRISBURG — Foster children would have some protection from being moved around numerous schools under legislation by a Luzerne County lawmaker that is getting public attention.