LUZERNE COUNTY- As the Commonwealth enters into a two-week recommended shutdown, Reps. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne), Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming) and Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) are providing helpful local resource information for area residents.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is implementing the following operational changes in response to Governor Tom Wolf’s mitigation guidance regarding COVID-19.
DALLAS – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced that, effective immediately, her district offices in Dallas and Tunkhannock will suspend walk-in constituent services, outreach and satellite hours until further notice.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced that Keystone College will receive $173,841 in state grant funding to expand its early childhood education apprenticeship program. The funds were awarded as a part of the state’s PAsmart initiative, part of $6.5 million in funding awarded statewide.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering District 4, which covers Luzerne, Lackawanna, Pike, Wayne, Susquehanna and Wyoming counties, is now accepting applications for summer internships.
This week, the Pennsylvania Department of Health updated their travel guidelines for anyone who returned to Pennsylvania from countries with known COVID-19 outbreaks in the past 14 days.
HARRISBURG — Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced the School Safety and Security Committee has awarded $175,000 in School Safety and Security Grants to school districts in the 117th Legislative District, including Dallas, Lackawanna Trail, Lake-Lehman, Northwest Area and Tunkhannock Area school districts.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her satellite hours and outreach events for March. These events will be weather permitting and feature representatives from several organizations offering their assistance.
HARRISBURG – Building on previous efforts to strengthen funding and support for area first responders, Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) announced today that fire and ambulance departments in the 117th District will see a total of $333,849 in state funding grants from the Office of the State Fire Commissioner (OSFC).
HARRISBURG – State Representatives Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) and Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) recently met with an administrator from the Environmental Protection Agency to discuss, among other topics, the stormwater runoff fee that many Pennsylvanians have noticed on their sewer bills.