Boback: School Mental Health Grants Included in State Budget

Jul. 08, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) joined a bipartisan majority of her House colleagues in passing the 2022-23 state budget bill and related legislation, which includes funding to create a school mental health grant program for which she advocated.

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 /

Boback Testifies on Her Bill to Address ‘Rain Tax’

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.

Boback’s Bill to Assist Older Foster Youth Passed by House

May. 24, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – A bill sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) that would help older foster youth in Pennsylvania to find more permanent family connections was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives on Monday.

Veterans’ Trust Fund Grant Opportunities Available, Says Boback

May. 19, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, is encouraging nonprofits and veterans organizations to apply for supplemental grant funding through the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA).

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.

Boback’s Bill to Rename Highway in Memory of Rep. George Hasay Passes House

Mar. 30, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) is the prime sponsor of legislation to rename a portion of U.S. Route 11 in Luzerne County in memory of the late Rep. George Hasay. House Bill 2068 passed unanimously in the House of Representatives today and will next be considered by the Senate.