HARRISBURG – When eight teenagers from Council Rock School District contacted Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) about crafting legislation to designate Hershey’s Kisses as Pennsylvania’s state candy, Mehaffie jumped at the opportunity to build on their enthusiasm and get the bill introduced.
HERSHEY – Hospitals are at or over capacity, nurses are exhausted and the staffers who haven’t already left are considering doing so, according to nurses and other health care professionals who testified before the House Majority Policy Committee today.
WHAT: Rep. Tom Mehaffie will host the House Majority Policy Committee led by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) for a hearing on the workforce crisis in the nursing industry. Information will be presented about nurse staffing standards, the impacts of nurse shortages on patient care and the struggles involved with maintaining a skilled workforce.
HARRISBURG – A $750,000 grant awarded today by the Commonwealth Financing Authority will be used to create a left-turn lane on Fishburn Road, relocate its intersection with Sand Hill Road and add a traffic signal, according to Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) and Sen. John DiSanto (R-Dauphin/Perry).
WHAT: Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) will host a drive-through Tribute to Veterans Event to thank veterans and active-duty military personnel from the 106th District for their service. Attendees will receive a lunch and commemorative pin.
Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier recently reminded Pennsylvanians receiving unemployment benefits that work search requirements have now resumed. Because claimants always file for benefits the week after they are unemployed, individuals will start certifying they looked for work beginning July 18.
The $39.8 billion budget approved by the House of Representatives and Senate on Friday invests in early childhood education, public schools, services for those with intellectual disabilities and state police.
HARRISBURG – The $39.8 billion budget approved by the House of Representatives on Friday invests in early childhood education, public schools, services for those with intellectual disabilities and state police, according to Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin).
Recognizing the dedication of the state’s veterans, the House last week approved a package of bills supporting those who served us and our country.
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is available for renters of residential properties who are at risk of eviction or utility shutoffs due to hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
HARRISBURG – The Hummelstown Area Historical Society has been awarded a $21,000 grant to restore and seal the exterior limestone walls of the 1815 Parish House, according to Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin).