Rapp Stands with President Trump During Historic White House Health Care Reform Announcement

Nov. 18, 2019 /

Rapp Stands with President Trump During Historic White House Health Care Reform Announcement

WASHINGTON D.C. – On Nov. 15, PA House Majority Health Committee Chairman Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) was invited to take part in President Donald J. Trump’s White House announcement of two historic administrative actions to fulfill his commitment to make health care prices more affordable, more transparent and more competitive than ever before.

Committees to Examine Closures of White Haven, Polk State Centers

Oct. 17, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Human Services Committee, chaired by Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), and the House Health Committee, chaired by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren), will hold a public hearing on the decision by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services to close the White Haven and Polk state centers.

Brown, House Health Committee Host Public Hearing Discussing Impact of Tick-Borne Illnesses in PA

Sep. 09, 2019 /

EAST STROUDSBURG – Continuing to shed light on the current health crisis caused by Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases in the Commonwealth, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) along with Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Crawford/Forest/Warren), chairwoman of the House Health Committee, and other committee members held a public hearing to talk with local and state officials and their recommendations about how the state can combat this crisis.

Rapp Announces $1 Million in Funding to Transform University of Pittsburgh at Titusville into Premiere 21st Century Career Training Hub

Aug. 01, 2019 /

TITUSVILLE — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest announced today that a $1 million grant from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) has been awarded to the Titusville Redevelopment Authority to renovate, upgrade and configure the Haskell Library building at the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville, with funds to be matched by the University of Pittsburgh.

Northwestern PA Lawmakers Negotiate Budget Deal to Halt Cost-Doubling Changes to Medical Assistance Transportation Program

Jun. 27, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – State Reps. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest), Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie), Lee James (R-Venango/Butler), Tedd Nesbit (R-Mercer/Butler) and Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) today announced the conclusion of their successful negotiations to include as part of the budget a requirement in the Human Services Code to bring greater transparency, accountability and taxpayer savings in funding the state Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP).

Rapp Full Lyme Disease Coverage Legislation Clears PA House

Apr. 11, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by House Health Committee Chairman Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) that would require health insurers to cover treatment plans for Lyme disease or related tick-borne illnesses as prescribed by a patient’s health care practitioner was approved in the Pennsylvania House on Wednesday by a solid bipartisan vote of 158-34.