Boback Honors Pennsylvania Wing of Civil Air Patrol on 80th Anniversary

Nov. 15, 2021 /

Boback Honors Pennsylvania Wing of Civil Air Patrol on 80th Anniversary

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, today welcomed the Pennsylvania Wing of the Civil Air Patrol to the Capitol in Harrisburg to recognize its 80th anniversary.

Boback Welcomes Civil Air Patrol to Capitol for 80th Anniversary

Nov. 12, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will lead a press conference to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Civil Air Patrol and swear in the next legislative squadron.

Boback Joins House Members to Offer Details of Support for Veterans Bill Package

Nov. 08, 2021 /

Boback Joins House Members to Offer Details of Support for Veterans Bill Package

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, joined by members of the committee, Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and Adjutant General Mark Schindler, today stand in support of veterans across the Commonwealth by announcing a Veterans Day package of bills running in the House of Representatives this week.

Boback Announces Drive-Through Veterans Expo at Luzerne County Fairgrounds

Oct. 20, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, announces a first-ever drive-through Veterans Expo to be held on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Luzerne County Fairgrounds in Dallas.

Boback Announces Patriot Day Ceremony

Sep. 03, 2021 /

TUNKHANNOCK – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), in conjunction with the Tunkhannock Area School District is hosting a Patriot Day ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001.

Luzerne County Legislators Announces Nearly $23 Million in LSA Funding for 2019-20 Projects

Jul. 20, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In a continued effort to support economic development and projects to improve the quality of life for citizens throughout Luzerne County, Reps. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) and Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) along with Sens. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming), John Gordner (R-Columbia/Luzerne/Montour/Northumberland/Snyder) and John Yudichak (I-Carbon/Luzerne) announced today the funding of 2019 and 2020 Local Share Account (LSA) projects totaling nearly $23 million.

Boback Announces Veterans Assistance Appointments

Jul. 14, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) welcomes veterans assistance appointments back into her district offices in Dallas and Tunkhannock from the American Legion and Disabled American Veterans.

Baker, Boback Announce State Funding for Sidewalk Project Between Misericordia University and the Borough of Dallas

Apr. 23, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In a continued effort to increase pedestrian safety for local residents and Misericordia University students, Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Monroe/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and Rep. Karen Boback (R- Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) announced today, that the Borough of Dallas in Luzerne County, is being awarded a $133,880 state grant to assist with the completion of the Center Hill Road sidewalk project.

COVID-19 Grants Awarded to Local Fire and EMS Companies, Says Boback, Baker

Oct. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s fire, rescue and EMS companies have been working hard throughout the pandemic to keep citizens of the Commonwealth safe. To assist with extra expenses resulting from the COVID-19 public health emergency, first responder companies in the 117th Legislative District received $455,915 in state grants provided by the Office of State Fire Commissioner.

Boback Announces Grant for Harveys Lake Sewer System Improvement Project

Aug. 17, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Harveys Lake Borough today was awarded $297,326 in state grant funding to assist in the repair of its sewer system to benefit residents and the community, announced Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming). The funding was made available through the Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer Program.

Protecting Children from Vehicle Heatstroke

Jul. 14, 2020 /

In the heat of the summer sun, a parked car can be a deadly place for unattended children and other vulnerable individuals. Heatstroke is one of the leading causes of non-crash-related fatalities among children. Each year, dozens of tragic, yet preventable, deaths occur when our nation’s youth are left alone in a hot car.