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10/20/2016
HARRISBURG — Legislation sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest), which would eliminate veterans’ disability payments from income eligibility under the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program (House Bill 683), was unanimously passed by the Pennsylvania Senate on Wednesday.
10/18/2016
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania House of Representatives and the Pennsylvania Senate have adopted resolutions (House Resolution 1065 and Senate Resolution 454) sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) and Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-Warren/Butler/Clarion/Forest/Venango) declaring Oct. 16-22 as National Forest Products Week in Pennsylvania.
09/19/2016
HARRISBURG — Sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest), a resolution officially designating the week of Sept. 18-24, 2016, as “Surgical Technologist Week” in Pennsylvania unanimously passed the state House on Monday.
09/19/2016
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, Oct. 1, from 9-11 a.m. This no-cost seminar will be held at the Warren Holiday Inn, 210 Ludlow St.
09/14/2016
HARRISBURG – Reps. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer), Kathy Rapp (R-Crawford/Forest/Warren) and Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) today announced that the Coalition for Housing Needs in Crawford County has been awarded a $92,897 federal grant to address the need for emergency housing for the homeless.
07/18/2016
HARRISBURG — Legislation authored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) to encourage high school students to gain computer science and technology skills is now law. The measure was included in the 2016-17 School Code bill, adopted as part of the annual state budget process.
07/14/2016
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren) voted in opposition Wednesday to a bill imposing more than $750 million in new taxes to pay for the 2016-17 state budget, which she also voted against in late June.
07/01/2016
HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) issued the following statement regarding her opposition to the $31.63 billion general fund budget (Senate Bill 1071) due to the $1.6 billion spending increase over last year’s enacted budget.
06/21/2016
HARRISBURG – Legislation 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 (House Bill 1948) was approved in the Pennsylvania House today by an overwhelmingly bipartisan margin of 132-65.
06/21/2016
HARRISBURG — Legislation sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) that would offer reasonable protection for special education students receiving secondary transition services passed the state House on Monday.
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.’