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06/20/2018
HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) presented a condolence resolution on the floor of the Pennsylvania House yesterday in honor of K9 Officer Choper, a member of the Conewango Township Police Department, that tragically lost his life in the line of duty during a training exercise on June 6, 2018.
06/12/2018
HARRISBURG — Legislation sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) that would make Pennsylvania the next state to prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes, e-cigars, JUULs and other related vaping products to minors (House Bill 2226) unanimously passed the state House today for the second consecutive legislative session.
05/30/2018
HARRISBURG – As part of an ongoing effort to help contain costs and bring about real reform to Pennsylvania’s welfare system, PA House Health Committee Chairman Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) convened a voting meeting last week to advance legislation sponsored by Rep. Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) which would prevent criminals convicted of distributing drugs from receiving welfare benefits.
04/11/2018
HARRISBURG – As part of an ongoing effort to help contain costs and bring about real reform to Pennsylvania’s welfare system, PA House Health Committee Chairman Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) convened a voting meeting on Tuesday to advance two pieces of legislation which would give more Pennsylvania families an opportunity to improve their quality of life, while tackling waste, fraud and abuse from within the current system.
04/09/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) completed her first official action as PA House Health Committee chairman by convening a voting meeting today to advance legislation which would prohibit the abortion of a child due solely to a diagnosis of possible Down syndrome.
02/26/2018
HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) today announced that she has been appointed by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to serve as chairwoman of the House Health Committee.
01/30/2018
WARREN — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that 40 fire departments and ambulance organizations throughout Crawford, Forest and Warren counties have been awarded approximately $411,804 from a grant program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.
12/20/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest), who serves as majority chair of the bipartisan House Pro-Life Caucus, issued the following statement today regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of legislation, she originally introduced, to update Pennsylvania’s Abortion Control Act to ban horrific late-term dismemberment abortions (Senate Bill 3):
12/12/2017
HARRISBURG – Legislation originally sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) to update Pennsylvania’s quarter-century-old Abortion Control Act to reflect major advances in science, medical technology and health care (Senate Bill 3), was approved in the Pennsylvania House today by a strong bipartisan margin of 121-70.
10/16/2017
Earlier this month in a landmark pro-life victory, President Donald Trump announced that employers will now be exempt from the Obamacare birth control mandate, if it conflicts with their sincerely held religious or moral beliefs.
09/12/2017
WARREN — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) is extending a special invitation to all dedicated first responders across the 65th District to attend her upcoming Emergency Services Seminar on Thursday, Sept. 28.
07/17/2017
HARRISBURG — Legislation sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) to enhance forest management and maximize the benefits of the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) was signed into law on July 14 and will take effect in 60 days.
06/19/2017
HARRISBURG — Legislation sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) to enhance forest management and maximize the benefits of the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) was unanimously advanced by the state House on Monday.
06/12/2017
HARRISBURG – The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee unanimously approved legislation designed to enhance forest management and maximize the benefits of the Allegheny National Forest (ANF), lawmakers representing the region announced today.
05/23/2017
HARRISBURG — Legislation sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) that would improve secondary transition services for special education students unanimously passed the state House on Monday for the second consecutive session.