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.
WHAT: Reps. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) encourage local senior citizens, along with their families and caregivers, to attend the annual Senior Expo.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) encourage local senior citizens, along with their families and caregivers, to attend the annual Senior Expo on Friday, Sept. 6.
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.
HONESDALE – Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming), along with Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne), Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne), today announced more than $1.4 million in grants to fund projects in Pike and Wayne counties.
HAWLEY – Rep. Mike Peifer (R- Pike/Wayne) welcomed Brian Stolarski who will now serve as the American Legion veterans service representative in the 139th District, replacing Dominick Nati, who retired at the end of 2018.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) will serve as the majority chairman for the House Finance Committee for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.
With small businesses as the economic engines of our communities, Pennsylvania consumers are encouraged to shop small on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 24.
Legislation that would help encourage organ and tissue donation in Pennsylvania is now on the governor’s desk.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 www.safercar.gov, 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.
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.
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.