Northeast Legislators Announce Pike County to Receive Over $700,000 in Grants for Major Development Projects

Nov. 13, 2019 /

PIKE COUNTY – In efforts to bring further economic development to northeast Pennsylvania, Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming), and Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne), announced today that Pike County will receive over $700,000 in multimodal grants from the Commonwealth Financing Authority, which will support two major projects in the county.

Peifer Discusses State Budget Bill as Governor Signs into Law

Jul. 01, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – As the state budget successfully earns approval from both chambers and the governor, House Bill 790 has been signed into law. Rep. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) noted that Pennsylvania’s $33.9 billion budget combines prudent budgeting decisions and the benefits of a thriving economy.

Capitol Roundup from Rep. Peifer

Jan. 04, 2019 /

On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives convened so that the oath of office could be administered to House members. The House is now comprised of 110 Republicans and 91 Democrats, including 43 first-term members. There are two vacancies.

Capitol Roundup from Rep. Peifer

Nov. 16, 2018 /

With small businesses as the economic engines of our communities, Pennsylvania consumers are encouraged to shop small on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 24.

Peifer Announces Change in Veterans’ Assistance Hours for November

Oct. 16, 2018 /

HAWLEY – Rep. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) announced that the veterans’ assistance outreach scheduled for Monday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at his district office has been rescheduled to Friday, Nov. 9. The time and location remain the same. This is due to Peifer’s district office being closed on Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day.

Capitol Roundup from Rep. Peifer

Oct. 05, 2018 /

Pennsylvania has been granted an extended grace period to comply with REAL ID requirements set by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The grace period was set to expire Oct. 10, 2018, but has now been extended until Aug. 1, 2019. A final federal deadline for all states to comply is Oct. 1, 2020.

Peifer, Brown to Host Annual Senior Expo

Sep. 13, 2018 /

WHAT: Reps. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) invite area senior citizens and their family members and caregivers to their Senior Citizens Expo.

Peifer, Brown to Host Senior Citizens Expo Sept. 14

Aug. 29, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) invite area senior citizens and their family members and caregivers to a Senior Citizens Expo on Friday, Sept. 14.

Capitol Roundup from Rep. Mike Peifer

Aug. 10, 2018 /

With more vehicles being the subject of nationwide recalls, a new law taking effect on Aug. 27 will require all new and used vehicle dealers licensed in Pennsylvania to disclose, in writing to used vehicle purchasers, the existence of any open, unrepaired recalls. Under Act 59 of 2018, a dealer would be in compliance with the disclosure requirement by providing the used vehicle retail purchaser a report obtained from the website, or a successor website, based on a vehicle identification number search. Consumers would still have the option to pursue civil action if a dealer fails to disclose existence of open recalls.

Peifer Announces Veterans’ Assistance Hours

Aug. 06, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – To assist area veterans with compensation, education, pension, health care and death benefits, Rep. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) will be offering veterans’ assistance hours on Monday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at his district office.

Capitol Roundup from Rep. Mike Peifer

Jul. 27, 2018 /

With news breaking last week of a security breach at the Pennsylvania Department of Health and a previous breach at the Department of Human Services, the House has asked the Office of Attorney General to investigate.