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The temperatures here in the northeast are continuing to drop and we have already seen our first snowfall. Although the colder months of the year are a sign of the fun holiday season, they can also pose challenges for some individuals and families to heat their homes.
WHAT: State lawmakers from across Pennsylvania will travel to Harborcreek to hear about the efforts being taken to maintain existing jobs and also to secure new job opportunities in the Erie region. Led by House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), the legislative hearing will feature testimony from economic development organizations and employers about the steps Pennsylvania should take to improve the local and statewide economy, and get people employed.
Property taxes can be a difficult burden for many to bear, especially senior citizens who are living on fixed incomes. The state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program was created to provide some measure of relief for low-income seniors and those who are disabled. The deadline to apply for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for the 2016 tax year is Dec. 31.
It’s that time of year again – when hunters hit the woods and begin the long tradition of hunting in the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) will host a town hall meeting this Thursday, Oct. 26, starting at 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 285, 120 West 4th St. in Waterford.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) will host two town hall meetings this October to hear from area residents and answer any state-related questions they may have.
Many residents have reached out to me with questions regarding the opportunity voters will have in November to vote on a property tax reform measure.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) is hosting his annual Senior Expos in Harborcreek and Corry at the beginning of September.
Pennsylvania is fortunate to be the benefactor of past conservationists who understood the importance of preserving land for the creation of state parks. Thanks to those efforts, the Commonwealth is home to 121 state parks, which has resulted in a state park located within approximately 25 miles from every person in the state.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) is teaming up with Northwestern Legal Services to offer two upcoming seminars for senior citizens and their families.
For many people, their pets are a part of the family and they treat them well; however, there are others who have pets and for reasons unknown mistreat and abuse their animals to the extent that the state needs to step in and protect the animal.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today sent to the governor’s desk a bill aimed at stemming the growth of debt amassed by the state’s two public pension systems, said Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), a supporter of the bill.
Energy consumption continues to grow across the United States, including here in Pennsylvania. Although we harvest coal and natural gas to help support our appetite for electricity, the fastest-growing energy source is wind.