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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>

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>

“Better Care. More Access.” Coalition brings facts, fresh voice to much-needed women’s healthcare funding debate

Posted by Patrick Schurr | May 9, 2017

NEWS RELEASE from the Pennsylvania Family Council:

HARRISBURG (May 9, 2017) – Today, members of the “Better Care. More Access.” Coalition along with Sen. John Eichelberger, Rep. Judy Ward and Rep. Paul Schemel and other invited guests spoke out … Read more>

Senator Eichelberger’s Priorities Bill Passes Senate Committee

Posted by Patrick Schurr | April 26, 2017

HARRISBURG (April 26, 2017) – Senate Bill 300, sponsored by Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr, (R-Blair), passed favorably out of the Senate Finance Committee this morning. Following the vote, Senator Eichelberger offered these statements:

“This important legislation improves the … Read more>

Sen. Eichelberger Receives Township Association’s Highest Honor

Posted by Patrick Schurr | April 24, 2017

HERSHEY (April 24, 2017) – Sen. John Eichelberger was given the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors’ Founder’s Award for his support of local government and unfunded mandate reforms.  The honor was presented today at the organization’s 95th Annual … Read more>

Committee Approves Five Bills

Posted by Patrick Schurr | April 19, 2017

HARRISBURG (April 19, 2017) – The Senate Education Committee today approved five bills, including legislation intended to improve transparency and legislation expanding access to vocational education and school resources to students.

Senate Bill 88 (Greenleaf) – The legislation would amend … Read more>