HARRISBURG -- For too long, the rights of Pennsylvania’s public servants have been suppressed by special interests and political favoritism, costing them their voice and hard-earned money. To ensure the rights of Pennsylvania’s public sector employees are protected, Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) today introduced legislation to put public workers back in charge of their representation.
HARRISBURG - Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union), Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) and David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) today issued the following statement after the announcement from Gov. Tom Wolf at yesterday’s press conference that he plans to veto House Bill 2463. The bill would ensure Right-to-Know (RTK) requests are answered during state of emergency declarations and it was passed unanimously by the General Assembly.
MIFFLINBURG - In an effort to ensure area veterans receive the services and support they need, Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) is hosting a veterans service representative at his local office.
HARRISBURG - Leading the effort in the House, Rep. David Rowe (Snyder/Union) together with his Republican Caucus colleagues in the House and Senate led by Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) wrote to U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr in support of the Department of Justice’s directive to monitor state and local COVID-19 shutdown policies to ensure the protection of the constitutional rights of American citizens.
HARRISBURG - The House has passed House Bill 1895, introduced by Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union), which is aimed at protecting the rights of Pennsylvanians receiving mental health care by declaring that persons in treatment have a right to be free from abuse, neglect and exploitation.
MIFFLINBURG - Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) joined Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) in urging Gov. Tom Wolf to allow residential home construction projects and all other construction projects already underway to continue. The governor’s emergency declaration has shut down the construction industry in Pennsylvania, which industry professionals have warned poses a health and safety risk to current customers and taxpayers, as well as an unreasonable financial burden on their businesses.
MIFFLINBURG – Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) announced today that small business owners and non-profits in the 85th District can apply for low-interest loans made available for all 67 counties in Pennsylvania through the U.S. Small Business Administration.
MIFFLINBURG - Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) is calling on Gov. Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to open rest area parking lots for truck drivers, saying that the decision by the Wolf administration to completely shut down these rest areas poses a serious, immediate safety risk.
MIFFLINBURG – As many of you know, Gov. Tom Wolf today called for a statewide shutdown of nonessential business in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus.
HARRISBURG– Four regional state legislators have chosen to keep their district offices open to serve constituents amid the evolving COVID-19 situation in Pennsylvania, while encouraging residents to exercise discretion and use phone and email in lieu of “walk-in” services whenever possible.
HARRISBURG – Rep. David Rowe (R-Union/Snyder) today announced that every school in the 85th District was awarded School Safety and Security Grant Program Funds totaling $936,721 by the Pennsylvanian Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD)’s School Safety and Security Committee.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) issued the following statement in response to the governor’s budget proposal:
HARRISBURG – State Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) today announced that his House Bill 2178, which is part of a package of bills aimed at combatting human trafficking, passed the House unanimously.
WHAT: A press conference to detail and answer questions about a package of bills to fight human trafficking. The package is designed to guarantee the safety of victims, protect their privacy and make it safer for them to testify against their abusers. Since 2007, there have been more than 1,200 human trafficking cases in the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) voted in favor of Senate Bill 906, which passed the House today with bipartisan support. The bill institutes a moratorium on the scheduled closing of the Polk and White Haven State Centers.
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has awarded grants to two municipalities in Snyder County, according to Senator John R. Gordner (R-27) and Representative David H. Rowe (R-85). Through the support of both members, funds were made available through the Multimodal Transportation Fund program.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) stood in solidarity with pregnant women, their children, and their families Monday at a news conference announcing the “Heartbeat Bill,” House Bill 1977.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) today announced his support for the Helpers and Heroes bill package to be voted on in the next two weeks in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, amid the crisis of dramatic declines statewide in the number of volunteer firefighters and EMS providers in the Commonwealth.
MIFFLINBURG – Dan Falls, a veterans field service officer with the American Legion, will be available at Rep. David Rowe’s (Snyder/Union) office in Mifflinburg on the following dates: Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Monday, Dec. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
HARRISBURG – Rep. David H. Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) today released the following statement in response to the governor’s unilateral action to commit Pennsylvania to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).