HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by state Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) that addresses Pennsylvanians’ eligibility in PACE and PACENET, Pennsylvania's prescription assistance programs, was passed Tuesday by the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee. House Bill 190 is part of a three-bill package dealing with PACE and PACENET eligibility that passed unanimously and may now be taken up by the full House.
HARRISBURG – The state’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will begin accepting applications for home heating assistance this Monday, Nov. 2, Rep. Curt Sonney
(R-Harborcreek) said today.
HARBORCREEK – State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) invites residents of the 4th Legislative District to attend one of the town hall meetings he is holding next week.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) joined the majority of House members today in voting down Gov. Tom Wolf’s tax package by a 127-73 vote. The amendment to House Bill 283 would have increased the Personal Income Tax (PIT) from 3.07 percent to 3.57 percent, imposed a 3.5 percent severance tax on natural gas drillers and expanded the state’s existing Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program.
WHAT: State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) is hosting a concealed carry seminar for current permit holders, as well as anyone considering applying for a concealed carry permit. Many misconceptions about Pennsylvania’s concealed carry laws exist, and the purpose of this event is to answer individual questions about laws and responsibilities when interacting with local law enforcement. More than 200 people have registered to attend the seminar.
HARBORCREEK – State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) will once again be partnering with Northwestern Legal Services to present a series of Older Wiser seminars in August for senior citizens in Erie County. As always, these seminars are held free of charge and no pre-registration is required.
HARRISBURG – On a predominately part line vote, the state House today passed House Bill 1192, the primary budget legislation for fiscal year 2015-16, according to state Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek). The bill may now be taken up by the state Senate, which anticipates a vote on final passage this Tuesday, the final day of the current fiscal year.
The deadline to apply for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for the 2014 tax year is being extended to Dec. 31, 2015, according to state Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek).
HARRISBURG – For the second consecutive session, the fate of legislation that would allow direct shipment of wine to the homes of Pennsylvania consumers is in the hands of the state Senate, says Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek).
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) today joined colleagues on the House Professional Licensure Committee in moving to the full House legislation which would require naturopathic physicians to be licensed with the State Board of Medicine.
HARRISBURG – The state House today overwhelmingly passed House Bill 188, legislation authored by state Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) that promotes the expanded use of wind power. The bill may now be considered by the state Senate.
HARBORCREEK – State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) invites veterans from throughout Erie County to take advantage of an outreach service being offered each month in his district offices.
HARRISBURG – Legislation supported by state Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) that will maintain eligibility in Pennsylvania’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate (PTRR) program for many senior citizens has been signed into law by Gov. Tom Corbett. The bill, which was unanimously passed by the House last year, was only recently sent to the governor’s desk by the state Senate.
HARRISBURG - State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) has been chosen to serve on the executive committee of the Great Lakes Legislative Caucus, a bipartisan committee of regional lawmakers that will lead state legislative efforts to protect and restore the Great Lakes. The election took place in Canada at the caucus’ meeting in Quebec City, Quebec.
WHAT: State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) is hosting a Senior Expo for senior citizens, their families and caregivers. The event serves as a great opportunity for senior citizens, their families and caregivers to check out the various federal, state and local programs that are available to them.