News & Press Releases

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>

Eichelberger Recognized for Global Education Leadership in PA

Posted by Patrick Schurr | October 6, 2017

HOLLIDAYSBURG (October 6, 2017) – For his leadership in advancing global education in Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Council for International Education (PACIE) today presented Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. with its Friends of PACIE Award.

“I’m honored to be recognized by … Read more>

Letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

Posted by Patrick Schurr | October 4, 2017

HARRISBURG (October 4, 2017) — Senator Eichelberger today sent a letter to United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in response to the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s ESSA Consolidated State Plan recently submitted to the United States Department of Education.… Read more>

Chronic Wasting Disease Seminar

Posted by Administrator | September 29, 2017

Senator Eichelberger and Representative Topper are hosting a free Chronic Wasting Disease Seminar on Tuesday, October 10, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Company
112 East Maple Street
McConnellsburg, PA 17233

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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>

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

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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>