Contact Information 
Capitol Office 
41-B East Wing
P.O. Box 202117
Harrisburg PA 17120-2117
Phone: (717) 787-1117
Fax: (717) 705-1889
Open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

District Offices
105 Lieutenant Michael Cleary Drive
Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 675-6000
Fax: (570) 255-0133
(800) 278-3930
Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

133 West Tioga St., Suite 4
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
(570) 836-4777
Fax: (570) 836-4772
Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

email: kboback@pahousegop.com

Latest News
07/15/2019
TUNKHANNOCK – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) invites residents of the 117th Legislative District to attend her free Senior Expo, which will be held on Friday, July 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Area High School, located at 135 Tiger St., Tunkhannock.
07/02/2019
HARRISBURG – Adoptive families and children in Pennsylvania will benefit under legislation sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) that has been signed into law as Act 14 of 2019.
07/02/2019
HARRISBURG – The House Environmental Resources and Energy and Local Government committees convened a joint public hearing recently to explore the stormwater requirements of the federal Clean Water Act and the impact on local governments.
07/01/2019
HARRISBURG – Counties and municipalities within the 117th Legislative District will share more than $3.4 million in impact fee revenue derived from the natural gas industry during 2018, Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) announced today.
06/24/2019
DALLAS – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach events and satellite hours for July. Representatives from several different organizations will offer assistance at her district offices throughout the month.
06/18/2019
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is warning students and borrowers to be wary of financial aid scams that could expose them to identity theft and significant financial loss, according to Rep. Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming).
06/05/2019
HARRISBURG – A bill sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming) that would provide Pennsylvania counties with funding for stormwater management and bring relief to ratepayers was the focus of an informational meeting conducted by the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee at the state Capitol today.
06/04/2019
WHAT: Legislation sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming) that would amend how counties can use funds derived from the impact fee imposed on the Marcellus Shale industry will be the subject of an informational meeting conducted by the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee. House Bill 781 would give county governments the flexibility to use impact fee funds for stormwater management as mandated by the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
05/23/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) and the Office of Attorney General Josh Shapiro are teaming up to help residents of the 117th Legislative District gets answers to their consumer-related questions.
05/20/2019
HARRISBURG – The Lackawanna Trail School District today was awarded a Safe Schools Targeted grant to purchase safety and security-related equipment, according to Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming). The district received $25,000, the maximum allowed under the program, which is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).
05/15/2019
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania hunting and fishing licenses would become portable for the men and women who serve and who have served our country under legislation authored by state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming).
05/14/2019
HARRISBURG – The challenges faced by young people as they age out of foster care was the focus of an informational hearing conducted by the House Children and Youth Committee today. Rep. Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming), who chairs the committee, and Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne), who serves as committee vice chair, also held a news conference with stakeholders to discuss legislation that would make improvements to Pennsylvania’s foster care system.
05/13/2019
WHAT: House Children and Youth Committee Chairman Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming) and Vice Chairman Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) will host a news conference to discuss legislation that would improve Pennsylvania’s foster care system. Boback’s measure, House Bill 856, would reinstate the extension of permanent legal custodian and adoption assistance subsidies. Toohil’s proposal, House Bill 1326, would create a program to help foster care youth with obtaining driver’s education, training and costs associated with maintaining an auto insurance policy. House Bill 1276, sponsored by Rep. Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster/Dauphin), would create a program to assist foster care youth with the challenges of accessing higher educational opportunities.
05/09/2019
HARRISBURG - The state Senate has unanimously passed legislation authored by state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming) that would provide civil immunity for damages resulting from forcibly entering a motor vehicle to rescue an individual. House Bill 279 awaits Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature into law.
05/06/2019
TUNKHANNOCK – Three school districts represented by majority chairman of the House Children and Youth Committee, state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), are among 234 districts statewide to be receiving school safety grants.