Local Legislators Welcome Dallas Student Council

May. 03, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – On Tuesday, April 30, representatives from the Dallas High School Student Council and their chaperones were welcomed to the state Capitol in Harrisburg by members of the General Assembly in whose district all or part of the Dallas School District sits.

Boback Announces May Outreach Hours

Apr. 23, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach events and satellite hours for the month of May. Representatives from several different organizations will offer assistance throughout the month at her district offices.

Boback, Toohil Chosen to Serve on Board of State Children’s Fund

Apr. 23, 2019 /

HARRISBURG - State Reps. Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming) and Tara Toohil (R-Luzerne) have been appointed to serve on the board of directors for the Children’s Trust Fund (CTF), a group dedicated to supporting innovative and creative community-based child abuse and neglect prevention programs.

Boback Child Safety Legislation Advances to State Senate

Apr. 17, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) is hoping the “third time’s a charm” when it comes to her legislation that would provide civil immunity for damages that result from entry into a motor vehicle for the purpose of rescuing an individual.

Kauffman, Boback Call on Inspector General to Investigate DHS Handling of Grace Packer Case

Apr. 09, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – At the start of a Judiciary Committee meeting this week that focused on legislation to support child sexual assault victims, Chairman Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) announced that he and Rep. Karen Boback (R-Wyoming/Luzerne/Lackawanna), chairman of the House Children and Youth Committee, had sent a letter to Pennsylvania Inspector General Bruce Beemer asking him to investigate the handling of the case of Grace Packer by the Department of Human Services.

House Committee to Consider Child Abuse Legislation

Apr. 09, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Children and Youth Committee, chaired by state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming), will vote on two pieces of legislation dealing with different aspects of child abuse:

Boback Announces Grants to Benefit Wyoming County Residents

Mar. 26, 2019 /

TUNKHANNOCK – Residents of Factoryville Borough and Tunkhannock Township stand to benefit from two Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) grants that have been awarded to the municipalities, according to state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Wyoming/Luzerne/Lackawanna).

Boback Bill Guarantees Lead-Free Drinking Water in PA Schools

Mar. 26, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – With a reminder that pure water is a constitutional right, state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today introduced House Bill 930, legislation that would require public and non-public schools to test all outlets used for cooking and drinking annually for the presence of lead, and to ensure that said water is safe to consume.

Victims’ Rights Organization Recognizes Boback

Mar. 21, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming) is a recipient of the Guardian of Victims’ Rights Award from the Marsy’s Law for Pennsylvania organization for her support of equal rights for crime victims through assurance of ensuring constitutional protections.

Boback Event to Raise Awareness of Destructive Insect

Mar. 14, 2019 /

TUNKHANNOCK – An awareness seminar focusing on the spotted lanternfly is being hosted by state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) this Thursday, March 21, at 6 p.m. at the Triton Hose Company, 116 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.

Boback Announces April Outreach Hours

Mar. 14, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach events and satellite hours for the month of April. Representatives from several different organizations will offer assistance at her district offices throughout the month.

Boback Event to Raise Awareness of Destructive Insect

Mar. 14, 2019 /

TUNKHANNOCK – An awareness seminar focusing on the spotted lanternfly is being hosted by state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) this Thursday, March 21, at 6 p.m. at the Triton Hose Company, 116 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.

Boback Announces April Outreach Hours

Mar. 14, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach events and satellite hours for the month of April. Representatives from several different organizations will offer assistance at her district offices throughout the month.

House Committee Advances Boback Vehicle Entry Bill

Mar. 13, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee has unanimously passed legislation authored by state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) that would provide civil immunity for damages resulting from forcibly entering a motor vehicle to rescue an individual.

Boback Hosting Concealed Carry Events in April

Mar. 08, 2019 /

TUNKHANNOCK – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) invites residents of the 117th Legislative District to attend one of the two concealed carry seminars she will be hosting in April.

Boback to Host REAL ID Event

Mar. 01, 2019 /

TUNKHANNOCK – State Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) invites 117th District residents planning to purchase the optional REAL ID to attend a free pre-verification event she is hosting on Monday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wyoming County Active Adult Center, 101 Dymond Terrace, Tunkhannock.

Boback Event to Raise Awareness of Destructive Insect

Feb. 28, 2019 /

TUNKHANNOCK – An awareness seminar focusing on the spotted lanternfly is being hosted by state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) on Thursday, March 21, at 6 p.m. at the Triton Hose Company, 116 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.

Boback Announces March Outreach Hours

Feb. 25, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach events and satellite hours for the month of March