Rural Water News

EPA Awarding Grants to Protect and Restore Wetlands

EPA - National Water News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:53am
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands. The National Wetland Program Development Grants provide interstate agencies, intertribal consortia, and non-profit organizations with funding to develop and refine comprehensive state, tribal, and local wetland programs
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DEP to Hold Public Hearing and Meeting to Discuss Cleanup of Berks County Battery Casing Site

PaDEP - News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:00am
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public meeting and hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 10, to outline its plan to clean up lead-contaminated battery casings and soil at residential properties ...
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Marsico Retains House Judiciary Committee Chairmanship

PA House GOP News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:28pm
HARRISBURG—State Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) has officially been appointed, by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, to serve as Republican chair of the House Judiciary Committee for the 2015-16 legislative session.
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Committee Assignments Kick Off the 2015-16 Legislative Session

PA House GOP News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:17pm
As the newly elected state representative for the 80th Legislative District here in Blair County, I have been hitting the ground running and enjoying my time discussing state-related issues with people in the district, getting the district offices set up and familiarizing myself with the legislative processes in Harrisburg.
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Benninghoff Continues to Fight for Adoptees Right to Birth Records

PA House GOP News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:23pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) announced today that he will be reintroducing legislation to give adult adoptees the authority to access their original birth certificate without redactions.
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Quinn Announces Committee Assignments for 2015-16 Legislative Session

PA House GOP News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:15pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks) has been assigned to serve on four standing House committees during the 2015-16 legislative session. Quinn’s assignments include the Appropriations, Insurance, Professional Licensure and Transportation committees. Appointment to the Appropriations Committee marks Quinn’s first assignment on this committee, and represents the only Republican House member from Bucks County on Appropriations.
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Diamond Announces Committee Assignments

PA House GOP News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:37pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today announced his 2015-16 session committee assignments, which will include the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Tourism and Recreational Development, Gaming Oversight and Human Services committees.
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Legislative Audit Advisory Commission to Release 2014 Audit

PA House GOP News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:12pm
WHAT: Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), chairman of the Legislative Audit Advisory Commission (LAAC), and other LAAC members will meet to review and accept the 2014 audit.
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Rep. Hackett to Sponsor Legislation to Reform Liquor Laws, Increase Victims’ Rights and Improve School Safety

PA House GOP News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:08pm
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Joe Hackett (R-Delaware) plans to sponsor three bills in the 2015-16 legislative session aimed at reforming the state’s liquor laws, increasing victim’s rights and improving school safety.
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Heffley Appointed to Four Committees, Chair of Drug and Alcohol Subcommittee

PA House GOP News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:09pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) has been appointed chair of the Human Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Drugs and Alcohol for the 2015-16 legislative session.
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Helm Receives House Committee Assignments

PA House GOP News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:08pm
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) today announced that she has been appointed to serve on the House Gaming Oversight, Professional Licensure, Urban Affairs and Tourism and Recreational Development committees during the 2015-16 legislative session.
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Parker Announces Committee Appointments

PA House GOP News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:30pm
HARRISBURG - State Rep. David Parker (R-Monroe) has been appointed to serve on the following four standing committees for the 2015-16 legislative session: Children and Youth, Commerce, Environmental Resources and Energy, and Gaming Oversight.
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Gabler, Sankey Announce Committee Assignments

PA House GOP News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:34pm
HARRISBURG – State Reps. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) and Tommy Sankey (R-Cambria/Clearfield) have received their committee assignments for the 2015-16 session.
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Ross Named Chairman of House Liquor Control Committee

PA House GOP News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:30pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Chris Ross (R-Chester), who was recently elected to his 10th term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, has been named chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee for the 2015-16 legislative session. The House made history last session when it passed liquor privatization legislation, but the Senate failed to act on the measure. Ross expects privatization to come up again this session.
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Klunk Selected to Serve on Four Standing House Committees in First Term

PA House GOP News - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:16pm
HARRISBURG — State Rep. Kate Klunk (R-York) today announced she has been appointed to serve on the House Aging and Older Adult Services, Children and Youth, Gaming Oversight, and Urban Affairs committees for the 2015-16 legislative session. Earlier this month, Klunk began serving her first term in the Pennsylvania General Assembly.
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Zimmerman Announces Committee Assignments

PA House GOP News - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:02pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Dave Zimmerman (R-Lancaster) has been appointed to serve on the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, as well as two other House standing committees, for the 2015-16 legislative session.
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Cutler Announces Committee Assignments for 2015-16 Legislative Session

PA House GOP News - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:00pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom) has been selected by the Speaker to serve on two House committees during the 2015-16 legislative session: Rules and Committee on Committees. Cutler will also serve as the majority whip.
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Staats Appointed to Four House Committees

PA House GOP News - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:59pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) announced that he has been named to serve on four House committees during the 2015-16 legislative session, including Education, Commerce, Aging and Older Adult Services, and Human Services, on which he will serve as secretary.
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Wentling Announces Committee Assignments

PA House GOP News - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:57pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) has received his committee assignments in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 2015-16 legislative session.
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Quigley Announces Committee Assignments for 2015-16 Legislative Session

PA House GOP News - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:48pm
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tom Quigley (R-Montgomery) was assigned to serve on four standing House committees during the 2015-16 legislative session. Quigley was assigned to the Consumer Affairs, Education, Finance and Human Services committees.
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