PA’s State Park System Worth a Closer Look - By Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie)

Aug. 11, 2017 /

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.

Protecting PA’s Pets - By State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie)

Jul. 18, 2017 /

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.

Staying Current with the Use of Wind Energy

Apr. 19, 2017 /

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.

No More Vehicle Registration Stickers

Jan. 11, 2017 /

I would like to take this opportunity to remind motorists that with the start of 2017, PennDOT is no longer issuing license plate stickers when drivers renew their vehicle registrations. By eliminating the sticker, taxpayers will realize a cost savings of $1.1 million per year, and it is estimated an additional $2 million will be saved in mailing costs.