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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Latest News

Boback, Pickett, Fritz to Co-Host Gun Law Seminar May 5

Apr. 14, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – In their continuing effort to better inform the public regarding Pennsylvania’s firearms laws, Reps. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) are co-hosting a Gun Law Seminar in Laceyville on Thursday, May 5. The free event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Black Walnut American Legion, 328 Route 6 Road. Doors will open to attendees at 5:30 p.m.

Boback’s Bill to Help Foster Youth Find Permanency Advances

Apr. 12, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – A bill sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) seeking to assist older foster children in Pennsylvania in finding more permanent family connections was unanimously approved by the House Children and Youth Committee on Monday.

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