It’s almost here – the opening day of trout season is Saturday, April 13. That’s when Pennsylvania’s 1 million resident anglers will be getting ready to hit the waters.
HARRISBURG – This week, the House Education Committee, led by Chairman Curt Sonney (R-Erie), approved a bipartisan package of bills aimed at improving career and technical education (CTE) in Pennsylvania. The bills now move to the full House for a vote.
WHAT: Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), chairman of the House Education Committee, will hold a voting meeting of the committee to consider a bipartisan package of bills regarding career and technical education (CTE) in the Commonwealth.
In a continuing, bipartisan effort to enhance awareness of the types of high-priority jobs available across the Commonwealth and the education and training needed to prepare for those jobs, Chairman Roebuck and I authored House Resolution 88 that designates February 2019 as Career and Technical Education Month in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), chairman of the House Education Committee, today led a press conference in Harrisburg to unveil a bipartisan package of eight bills designed to improve career and technical education (CTE) in Pennsylvania. Joining Sonney for the press conference were members of the House Education Committee.
WHAT: Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), chairman of the House Education Committee, will host a press conference to unveil a bipartisan package of eight bills designed to improve career and technical education (CTE) in Pennsylvania. The bills are the result of a report issued by the former Select Subcommittee on Technical Education and Career Readiness.
When the cold weather arrives, staying warm for most people is as simple as turning up the thermostat. But that’s not the case for some older individuals in our area on fixed incomes or for families who may be experiencing financial difficulties.
HARRISBURG – Earlier today, Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced his appointment of Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) as majority chairman of the Pennsylvania House Education Committee for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.
As we age, our health may deteriorate, and prescription medications are often needed to live our best lives. Unfortunately, seniors on fixed incomes are often hard pressed to afford skyrocketing prescription drug costs, which is why the state offers both PACE and PACENET prescription drug assistance programs.
Due to Pennsylvania’s vast forested areas and healthy wildlife population, we also have a very large contingent of hunters.
Educators today understand that a student’s abilities and knowledge cannot always be captured by a standardized test. Therefore, the Legislature has taken steps to give flexibility to students and teachers when assessing if a student has reached proficiency and is eligible for graduation.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) is hosting a public meeting with PennDOT to display plans for repairs to the bridge that carries Old Wattsburg Road/Wattsburg Road (Route 2006) over French Creek in Waterford Township.
You may be surprised by just how many people find out that they have money or property waiting for them through the state’s Unclaimed Property program. In fact, with more than $3.4 billion in unclaimed property currently being held by the Pennsylvania Treasury Department, about one in 10 residents are eligible to recoup that property.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) is hosting his annual Senior Expos in Harborcreek on Sept. 7 and in Corry on Sept. 14.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek Township) today applauded the release of $1 million in state funds in support of a project to increase health service availability in southeast Erie County.
With most kids heading back to school later this month, school buses will be back on the roads during morning and afternoon commutes, so drivers need to allow extra time and be aware of how to share the road safely with buses and other school transportation vehicles.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) issued the following statement regarding the passing of Rep. Flo Fabrizio (D-Erie):
Students today have more opportunities than ever before to prepare them for their future careers. One educational path to many lucrative jobs has been gaining traction over the past several years – career and technical education (CTE).
I am pleased to report that the General Assembly and the governor have agreed to a state budget and passed it well in advance of the June 30 deadline. As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, which is instrumental in the creation and negotiations involving the yearly spending plan, I was pleased with how this year’s budget came together and the areas in which we were able to prioritize additional funding, all without any tax increases.
The success of our business community has a direct correlation with the success of our state. When businesses are expanding, adding jobs and contributing more to the local and state economy, it improves the lives of families all across the state. That’s why we focus so much effort on making Pennsylvania a business-friendly state: because the trickle-down effect is so beneficial to each individual.