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05/05/2016
WARREN — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) and Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-Warren/Butler/Clarion/Erie/Venango) will host their next Concealed Carry Seminar on Saturday, May 14, from 9-11 a.m. This no-cost seminar will be held at the Warren Holiday Inn, 210 Ludlow Street.
05/03/2016
HARRISBURG — Supported by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest), a concurrent resolution to stop implementation of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Environmental Quality Board’s oil and gas drilling regulations was advanced by the House Environmental and Energy Resources Committee today.
04/28/2016
WARREN — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that 33 fire departments and ambulance organizations throughout Crawford, Forest and Warren counties have been awarded more than $333,000 from a grant program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.
04/04/2016
Over the past 30 years, massive changes in technology have literally transformed American society. But have ethical standards been able to keep up with scientific improvements? When it comes to pediatrics, that answer is an emphatic ‘no.’
03/16/2016
HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) issued the following statement regarding today’s House vote to advance a supplemental spending plan (House Bill 1801) to close out the 2015-16 state budget without tax increases and restore funding to agriculture, local schools, hospitals, state prisons and universities that were line-item vetoed by Gov. Tom Wolf on Dec. 29.
02/09/2016
HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) issued the following statement today regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2016-17 state budget proposal:
11/17/2015
HARRISBURG—Sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean), legislation directing the Pennsylvania Department of Health to establish the Early Childhood Vision Care Education Program (House Bill 484) was once again unanimously approved by the state House today.
11/17/2015
HARRISBURG —Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that House Bill 1579, which would rename the Route 62 Bridge in Tionesta, Forest County, as the Lt. Col. Michael McLaughlin/AMVETS Post 113 Memorial Bridge, has passed the Pennsylvania House unanimously.
09/24/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) joined with her Republicans colleagues today in advancing an emergency funding package to deliver critical funding for public education and vital human services that have been withheld due to Gov. Tom’s Wolf’s June 30 veto of the entire state budget.
08/25/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) today voted with the majority of her Republican colleagues to override vital portions of the state budget vetoed by the governor that would deliver needed funding to schools and human services agencies. Unfortunately, a two-thirds supermajority, which is needed in order to override the governor’s veto, was not attained.
06/27/2015
HARRISBURG — State Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) today voted in support of the $30 billion 2015-16 state spending plan that was advanced by the House on Saturday.
06/27/2015
HARRISBURG —Rep Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that her resolution, honoring the Conewango Creek Watershed Association for its efforts in preserving, enhancing and promoting the Conewango Creek in northwestern Pennsylvania, which was named Pennsylvania’s 2015 River of the Year, has passed the House unanimously.
06/26/2015
HARRISBURG —Rep Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that her resolution, honoring the Conewango Creek Watershed Association for its efforts in preserving, enhancing and promoting the Conewango Creek in northwestern Pennsylvania, which was named Pennsylvania’s 2015 River of the Year, has passed the House unanimously.
06/19/2015
HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that the House Education Committee will convene next week to examine the Basic Education Funding Commission’s newly released report which recommends that the Pennsylvania General Assembly adopt a new formula for distributing state funding for basic education to Pennsylvania’s 500 school districts.
06/15/2015
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 and other related “vaping” products to minors (House Bill 954) unanimously passed the state House today.