Meet Rep. Karen Boback

State Rep. Karen Boback represents the 117th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, serving all of Wyoming County, and portions of Lackawanna and Luzerne counties.

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The 117th District consists of the following – all of Wyoming County; in Lackawanna County, the borough of Dalton and the townships of Benton, La Plume and West Abington; and in Luzerne County, the boroughs of Dallas and Harveys Lake and the townships of Dallas, Fairmount, Franklin, Hunlock, Lake, Lehman and Ross.

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One out of ten Pennsylvania residents has unclaimed property waiting for them. Search the PA Treasury's unclaimed property database here.

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Latest News

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.

Boback Alerts Area Businesses to Available Grant Funds

Jun. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced that CARES Act grants for eligible small businesses, ranging from $5,000 to $50,000, will be available beginning tomorrow, June 30. These grants may be used to offset lost revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdown order.

Boback Voices Opposition to Proposed 911 Funding Plan

Jun. 05, 2020 /

DALLAS – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today voiced her opposition to a proposed change in Pennsylvania’s 911 funding formula, urging the Pennsylvania 911 Advisory Board to delay its vote until the plan is adequately revised to address significant funding discrepancies in rural communities.

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