Pennsylvania’s status as the Keystone State is the result of us being a pass-through to and from different portions of the northeastern United States. We bear 35 percent more traffic than the national average, with truck traffic 200 percent above the national average. Pennsylvania’s 41,158-mile highway system is larger than the state road systems of New York, New Jersey and the New England states combined.
HARRISBURG – Eligible Pennsylvania residents are encouraged to apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) said today.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) invites residents of the 4th Legislative District to attend any in a series of town hall meetings he will be hosting during the month of October.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) is encouraging fire companies and volunteer ambulance services in his district to submit an application for the 2013-14 Fire Company, Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program. The application period will remain open until Oct. 24.
HARBORCREEK – State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) will be hosting a pair of Senior Expo events in September for older Pennsylvanians in the 4th Legislative District.
HARBORCREEK - State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) today expressed relief that Pennsylvania Department of Health officials will be providing support staff in the wake of the closure of Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program offices in Erie County. The shutdown occurred due to an inability of the local agency to cover payroll expenses.
HARRISBURG – The state House today passed House Bill 121, legislation authored by state Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) which would allow for direct shipment of out-of-state wines to the homes of Pennsylvanians.
HARBORCREEK - State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) will once again team with local law firms to present a series of Older Wiser seminars in July and August for senior citizens in Erie County.
HARRISBURG – Erie County will receive more than $235,000 in revenue from the collection of an impact fee on natural gas drilling activities in the Marcellus Shale, according to state Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek).
HARRISBURG – Legislation to outlaw the equipment used in animal fighting has passed the state House, according to state Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek). House Bill 164, which received unanimous support, is now awaiting consideration in the state Senate.
HARBORCREEK – A pair of Erie County bridges are now dedicated in memory of Senior Airman Bryan Bell and Cpl. Jarrid L. King, local servicemen who each lost his life while in service to his country, according to state Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek). The private dedication took place Thursday for family and friends of the two Harborcreek natives.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) would like to let residents know that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for tax year 2012 are now available.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvanians can demonstrate their support for the state’s servicemen and women with an “Honoring Our Veterans” license plate now available from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) said today.
Each year, the governor of Pennsylvania begins the process of crafting a spending plan for the coming fiscal year by delivering a budget address to the General Assembly. No matter what party affiliation the governor holds, one thing remains the same – his address is merely a proposal to essentially begin a “conversation” about the best way to distribute revenue.
HARRISBURG – The deadline for nonprofit organizations and charities to submit annual and semi-annual reports as part of the updated Small Games of Chance Act is extended for a year, Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) said today.