HARRISBURG – A measure to provide funding to rehabilitate Pennsylvania’s aging transportation infrastructure passed the House of Representatives today with the overwhelming support of the Lancaster County House Republican delegation. The measure, House Bill 1060, would generate an additional $2.3 billion per year by 2017-18 for the state’s transportation system, with approximately $1.65 billion dedicated to highways and bridges.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) invites residents of the 98th Legislative District to attend the town hall meetings he will be hosting during the months of November and December.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Dave Hickernell is encouraging local volunteer fire departments and volunteer ambulance services to apply for thousands of dollars in available state grant funding.
HARRISBURG – Lancaster County House Republican delegation members Ryan Aument (R-West Hempfield), Steve Mentzer (R-Manheim Township), Keith Greiner (R-Upper Leacock), Mindy Fee (R-Manheim), Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom), Gordon Denlinger (R-Narvon), and Dave Hickernell (R-West Donegal) offered the following statement after the House of Representatives today voted to strike down a provision in the 2013-14 Welfare Code which would have allowed for Medicaid expansion in Pennsylvania:
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) today said he was pleased to have been able to support a third consecutive state budget that was completed on time without raising taxes. The $28.4 billion spending plan boosts basic education by $123 million and makes important investments in health services, programs for senior citizens, and agriculture.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) today took part in a foster child and parent awareness press conference event at the state Capitol today along with the Pennsylvania State Resource Family Association and the Together as Adoptive Parents organizations. The event coincides with May being Foster Care Month in Pennsylvania, which is due to a resolution sponsored by Hickernell.
ELIZABETHTOWN – Working with the Lancaster County Recorder of Deeds office and Masonic Village, Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Elizabethtown) today announced he will be hosting a special event for Lancaster County veterans to apply for and receive “Thank A Vet” discount program card on Thursday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Brossman Ballroom of the Masonic Village at 1 Masonic Drive in Elizabethtown.
HARRISBURG - Eligible Pennsylvania residents are encouraged to apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) said today.
ELIZABETHTOWN – Rep. Dave Hickernell today invited constituents from the 98th Legislative District to visit his booth at the 2012 Elizabethtown Fair, which opens Monday, Aug. 20, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Elizabethtown Fairgrounds, located off the 900 block of East High Street.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will again this year sponsor a winter maintenance program for a variety of positions to supplement the permanent workforce, Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) said today.
HARRISBURG – A new law is now in place in Pennsylvania that requires all voters to present valid photo identification at the polling place in order to cast their vote, Rep. David Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) said today.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania trout stocking schedules are now available in preparation for opening day of trout season in April, Rep. Dave Hickernell (R- Lancaster/Dauphin) said today.
HARRISBURG – A law signed late last year by Gov. Tom Corbett to improve safety on Pennsylvania roadways by banning texting while driving takes effect Thursday, March 8, Rep. Dave Hickernell (R–Lancaster/Dauphin) said today.
HARRISBURG – High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship to help cover the costs of higher education, Rep. Dave Hickernell (R–Lancaster) announced today.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Hickernell’s (R-Lancaster/Dauphin) legislation allowing municipalities, with a vacancy in the office of tax collector, to delegate certain tax collection duties to the county treasurer was signed into law by Gov. Tom Corbett.