News & Press Releases

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>

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

Limited to the first 250 registrantsRead more>