Boback to Host Ceremony Naming Highway in Memory of Joyce Steele

Sep. 23, 2022 /

WHAT: Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) will host a ceremony to designate a portion of State Route 4010 in North Branch Township, Wyoming County, as “The Joyce Maureen Steele Memorial Highway.” Steele played for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in 1953. Boback was the prime sponsor of legislation to rename the highway.

DMVA to Host Virtual Town Hall on Veteran Transportation Issues, Says Boback

Sep. 01, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) will host the fourth in a five-part series of virtual town hall meetings for veterans on Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 6-7:30 p.m., according to Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming). The discussion will focus on resources to assist veterans facing transportation issues.

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.