News & Press Releases

Chairmen Eichelberger and Hickernell Respond to PDE’s Proposed ESSA State Plan

Posted by Patrick Schurr | September 19, 2017

HARRISBURG – Sen. John Eichelberger and Rep. Dave Hickernell, Majority Chairmen of the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s Senate and House Education Committees (respectively), are deeply disappointed that the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) largely ignored legislative comments and input on the … Read more>

REGISTER NOW: Chronic Wasting Disease Seminar

Posted by Patrick Schurr | September 18, 2017

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HOLLIDAYSBURG (September 8, 2017) – Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. (R-Blair/Cumberland/ Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) and Representative Paul Schemel (R-Franklin) will host a special seminar on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and its impact on the state’s deer … Read more>

Eichelberger to Host Franklin County Town Hall

Posted by Patrick Schurr | September 18, 2017

HOLLIDAYSBURG (September 18, 2017) – Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. will provide insight into the most recent developments at the Capitol during his upcoming Franklin County Town Hall Meeting.

“I’m looking forward to having a constructive conversation with folks at … Read more>

Central PA Job Fairs

Posted by Patrick Schurr | September 12, 2017

Chronic Wasting Disease Seminar

Posted by Administrator | September 8, 2017

Senator Eichelberger and Representative Schemel are hosting a free Chronic Wasting Disease Seminar on Tuesday, September 19.

Greencastle Sportsman’s Club
3260 Sportsmans Road
Greencastle, PA 17225

Limited to the first 200 Registrants

Register now!

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Senate Committees to Hold Local Blight Roundtable

Posted by Patrick Schurr | August 29, 2017

HOLLIDAYSBURG (August 29, 2017) – The Senate Majority Policy Committee will host a local Blight Roundtable at the request of Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. (R-Blair).

“We’ve invited representatives from various government entities to talk about the impacts of blight … Read more>

LISTEN: Senator Eichelberger 8/16/17 Radio Interview

Posted by Patrick Schurr | August 16, 2017

On Wednesday morning’s edition of First News on NewsTalk 103.7 FM, Senator Eichelberger spoke about where things stand with proposals to pay for the state budget, current education-related issues, his upcoming Town Hall in Fulton County, and more.

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Eichelberger, Ward to Host Outdoor and Sportsmen’s Event

Posted by Patrick Schurr | August 3, 2017

HOLLIDAYSBURG (August 3, 2017) – Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. (R-Blair) and Representative Judy Ward (R-Blair) are co-hosting an Outdoor and Sportsmen’s Event on Saturday, August 19, 2017, from 9:30 AM to noon at the Geeseytown Fire Hall in Hollidaysburg.… Read more>

Committee Approves Three Bills

Posted by Patrick Schurr | May 23, 2017

HARRISBURG (May 23, 2017) – The Senate Education Committee today unanimously approved three bills, including bipartisan legislation requiring legislative approval of any state plan that the Pennsylvania Department of Education submits pursuant to the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).… Read more>

Municipal Debt Reform Package

Posted by Patrick Schurr | May 10, 2017

News Release including Senator Eichelberger, from the Office of State Senator Mike Folmer:

HARRISBURG (May 10, 2017) – Today, Senators Mike Folmer (R-48), John Eichelberger (R-30), John Blake (D-22) and John DiSanto (R-15) and State Representatives Francis Ryan (R-101) … Read more>