News & Press Releases

Eichelberger Receives Outstanding Legislator Award

Posted by Patrick Schurr | April 17, 2018

Courtesy: Pennsylvania Dental Association

Pennsylvania Dental Association honors state lawmaker for improving access to dental care at state Capitol in Harrisburg

Sen. Eichelberger receives PDA’s Kay Thompson Award

HARRISBURG – On April 10, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) presented state … Read more>

WATCH: Support for Crime Victims

Posted by Patrick Schurr | March 22, 2018

HARRISBURG (March 22, 2018) – State Senator John H. Eichelberger Jr., (R-Blair), Wednesday voted in favor of a package of bills strengthening protections for victims of crime and ensuring that victims and their families are treated with respect and dignity … Read more>

LISTEN: Senator Eichelberger 3/7/18 Radio Interview

Posted by Patrick Schurr | March 7, 2018

On Wednesday morning’s edition of First News on NewsTalk 103.7 FM, Senator Eichelberger spoke about questions he asked the state Dept. of Education secretary during Budget Hearings on Tuesday, school safety issues, and how PASSHE’s financial crisis has put … Read more>

WATCH: Reaction to Budget Proposal on PMA Perspective

Posted by Patrick Schurr | February 12, 2018

In this new episode of PMA Perspective, Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association President & CEO David N. Taylor and guests examine the 2017-18 Fiscal Year Budget Proposal by Governor Tom Wolf.  The show includes reactions from lawmakers, including Senator Eichelberger, at the … Read more>

WATCH: Comments on Education Funding in the Proposed Budget

Posted by Patrick Schurr | February 6, 2018

HARRISBURG (February 6, 2018) – Senator Eichelberger discussed education funding in the proposed budget following the governor’s address today.

CLICK HERE to watch.… Read more>

Senator Eichelberger’s Reaction to Governor’s 2018-19 Budget Address

Posted by Patrick Schurr | February 6, 2018

HARRISBURG (February 6, 2018) – Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr, (R-Blair) issued the following comments following the governor’s 2018-19 budget address:

“This budget started on better financial footing than the past few because of the work of the Republican legislature, … Read more>

Senator Eichelberger Reviews 2017 Record, Previews Goals for 2018

Posted by Patrick Schurr | January 9, 2018

HOLLIDAYSBURG (January 9, 2018) – Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. (R-Blair) today released his annual report, giving a full accounting of his expenditures for 2017, recapping successes from the past legislative year, and previewing his goals for the year ahead.… Read more>

2017 A.B. Ross Leadership Program Highlight Video

Posted by Patrick Schurr | December 21, 2017

I’m pleased to share this video highlighting our 2017 A.B. Ross Leadership Program held in both Carlisle and Warriors Mark.  It does an excellent job showing the real-world demonstrations and hands-on activities experienced by some of the brightest members from … Read more>

Senate and House Education Committees Hold Joint Hearing on State System

Posted by Patrick Schurr | November 15, 2017

HARRISBURG (November 15, 2017) – The Senate and House Education Committees held a joint hearing today focusing on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Strategic System Review.

Over the past year, the state system hired the National Center … Read more>

Eichelberger, Bloom Call for Limited Constitutional Convention to Reform State Government

Posted by Patrick Schurr | October 17, 2017

HARRISBURG (October 17, 2017) – Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. (R-Blair) and Representative Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) held a news conference at the Capitol today to introduce companion legislation calling for a limited constitutional convention.

“Pennsylvanians deserve better,” said Senator Eichelberger. … Read more>