Rowe Introduces Bill to Protect the Rights of PA Public Workers

Jul. 31, 2020 /

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.

Everett, Wheeland, Rowe Urge Governor to Sign Bipartisan Transparency Bill

Jul. 22, 2020 /

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.

Rowe, Phillips-Hill Letter to U.S. Attorney General Applauds Federal Review of State Shutdown Policies

May. 01, 2020 /

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.

Rowe Joins House Speaker in Denouncing Mandated Closure of Construction Industry

Mar. 23, 2020 /

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.

Rowe Calls on Governor and PennDOT to Open Rest Area Parking Lots for Truckers

Mar. 18, 2020 /

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.

Rowe Announces $936,721 in School Safety Grants for the 85th District

Feb. 27, 2020 /

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.

Rowe Bill to Combat Human Trafficking Passes House

Jan. 22, 2020 /

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.

Lawmakers, Advocates Highlight Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking

Jan. 17, 2020 /

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.

Gordner, Rowe Announce Grants in Snyder County

Nov. 12, 2019 /

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.

Bill Package to Address Volunteer Fire, EMS Provider Crisis, Says Rowe

Oct. 21, 2019 /

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.

Veterans Services Officer Available at Mifflinburg Office, Rowe Says

Oct. 07, 2019 /

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.