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’s ‘Rain Tax’ Bill Under Committee Review

Jul. 01, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Seeking to ease the financial burden of Pennsylvania residents paying a so-called “rain tax” resulting from federal environmental regulations, Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) is the sponsor of legislation to address the issue that is currently under consideration by the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee

Boback’s Bill Commemorating Tuskegee Airmen Heads to Senate

Jun. 14, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – A bill sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) that would designate March 29 of each year as “Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day” in Pennsylvania passed unanimously in the House of Representatives on Monday. House Bill 2586 will next be considered by the Senate.

Boback, Baker Announce State Funding for Community Improvements in Luzerne County

Jun. 14, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) and Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20) today announced the awarding of nearly $1.7 million in state funding for Luzerne County communities included in the 117th Legislative District. The two lawmakers played a key role in securing the Local Share Account (LSA) grants for the projects and purchases.

Boback Testifies on Her Bill to Address ‘Rain Tax’

Jun. 13, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Seeking to ease the financial burden of Pennsylvania residents paying a so-called “rain tax” resulting from federal environmental regulations, Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) is sponsoring legislation to address the issue.

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