HARRISBURG — Sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean), a resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a study on the use and overall impact of wind turbines was overwhelmingly adopted by the Pennsylvania House on Wednesday by a margin of 181-11.
HARRISBURG – Recognizing the significant differences between shallow well drilling and drilling in the Marcellus Shale, the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today approved legislation that would require the state to adopt separate regulations for the two distinct activities.
WARREN — Rep. Kathy Rapp’s (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) and Sen. Scott Hutchinson’s (R-Warren/Butler/Clarion/Erie/Venango) concealed carry seminar scheduled for Saturday, June 14, at the Warren Holiday Inn is now completely full. Rapp and Hutchinson regretfully inform interested parties that the RSVP list has reached capacity.
HARRISBURG — On Wednesday, Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) was joined by several local tow truck company operators during a joint House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee and Judiciary Committee hearing to examine the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Emergency Towing pilot program that began operating throughout portions of western Pennsylvania last fall.
WARREN — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) and Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-Warren/Butler/Clarion/Erie/Venango) will host a Concealed Carry Seminar on Saturday, June 14, from 9-11 a.m. This no-cost seminar will be held at the Warren Holiday Inn, 210 Ludlow Street.
HARRISBURG – Working to ensure the survival of the state’s conventional oil and gas industries, Reps. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint), Kathy Rapp (R-Warren) and Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) will soon introduce legislation requiring separate regulations for conventional and unconventional drilling operations.
HARRISBURG—Sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean), a resolution officially recognizing Tuesday, May 14, 2014, as Apraxia Awareness Day in Pennsylvania unanimously passed the state House on Tuesday.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) applauded her House Republican colleagues today for uniting to advance legislation that would remove exceptions from Pennsylvania’s Crimes Code that permit certain types of legal exemptions for union harassment and other forms of worker intimidation related to labor disputes.
HARRISBURG — Sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean), a measure condemning the global persecution of Christians, unanimously passed the state House on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s servicemen and servicewomen are now able to have their veteran status included on their state-issued driver licenses or non-driver identification cards, Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) announced today.
HARRISBURG – A House Education Committee public hearing Tuesday on proposed legislation to bring community college programs to rural Pennsylvania identified both support for and concerns with the concept, said Reps. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) and Kathy Rapp (R-Warren).
HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) and Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-Warren/Butler/Clarion/Erie/Venango) today had the privilege of escorting Gov. Tom Corbett to the House floor to deliver his budget address for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
WARREN — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) announced today that 31 fire departments and ambulance organizations throughout Forest, McKean and Warren counties have been awarded approximately $348,848 from a grant program administered by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and Office of the State Fire Commissioner.
HARRISBURG — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) today participated in a joint House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee and Labor and Industry Committee hearing where she offered her support for Pennsylvania Congressman Lou Barletta and his legislation to immediately exempt emergency service volunteers from being counted as full-time employees under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
HARRISBURG — After casting her fourth NO vote in less than a week, Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) issued the following statement regarding Thursday evening’s final passage of a transportation funding plan that contains a $2.3 billion increase in gas taxes and fees on Pennsylvania drivers: