HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Financing Authority this week approved grants to offset lost operating revenue experienced by the Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society, Pennsylvania State Police Museum and Hershey Story Museum, according to Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin).
HARRISBURG – Apogee Biotechnology Corp., of Hummelstown, and Penn State College of Medicine at Hershey Medical Center have been awarded grants to develop a treatment and vaccine for the novel coronavirus, Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) announced Friday.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) introduced a bill this week to expand paid sick leave to essential workers excluded by the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvania businesses gradually return to pre-COVID-19 operations, Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) announced that CARES Act grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 are available for eligible small businesses beginning June 30.
HARRISBURG – A bill to allow the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission to set its own fees has passed the Legislature and is awaiting Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature to become law.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a five-month temporary budget to allow more details about tax revenue to emerge following the peak of the COVID-19 crisis.
HARRISBURG –The Pennsylvania House of Representatives advanced legislation Tuesday, April 14, to help eligible first responders who get COVID-19, direct the PA Health Care Cost Containment Council to gather data on the health care response, allow businesses to reopen if they choose and adhere to safety guidelines, and help notaries do their work via audio-video communication, according to Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin), who supported the measures.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) has introduced a bill that would help businesses closed by Gov. Tom Wolf’s order to shutter “non-essential” industries during the COVID-19 pandemic.
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s $36.06 billion budget proposal for 2020-21 represents a dangerous increase of $2.05 billion over the previous year’s approved spending plan, according to Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) and Rep. Michael H. Schlossberg (D-Lehigh) introduced a bill this week to authorize Expedited Partner Therapy as an option for those diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection.
WHAT: Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) will host two Veterans Breakfasts to honor veterans and active-duty military personnel in the 106th District.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) and behavior analysts filled the Capitol Rotunda today to urge support of his bill to license these professionals.
WHAT: Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) will encourage legislative support of House Bill 1900 (Better Access to Treatment Act) at a press conference. The bill’s aim is to recognize applied behavior analysis as a licensed and independent profession.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) introduced a new licensure bill this week to protect patient care and reduce fraud and waste in the care of vulnerable populations in need of applied behavior analysis (ABA) in their treatment.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) released the following statement today regarding the permanent closing of Three Mile Island Unit 1.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) has introduced legislation to expand title protection for licensed dietitian nutritionists and ensure those presenting themselves as qualified professionals underwent appropriate education and training.
HARRISBURG – The House today passed a $33.997 billion spending plan as the General Appropriations portion of the state budget. The legislation will now be taken up by the state Senate.
WHAT: Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) will host an Active Shooter Safety Seminar to help residents of the 106th District learn survival methods and responses to employ during an active shooter scenario.
WHAT: Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) will host his third annual Health Expo to provide residents the opportunity to gather information about health care, state government programs and home-based services available locally, and participate in a variety of free health care screenings.