Lives Worth Living: Commemorating World Down Syndrome Day

Mar. 20, 2019 /

As Majority Chairman of the House Health Committee, I am honored to once again stand together with House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and my fellow co-chair of the bipartisan House Pro-Life Caucus Rep. Kate Klunk (R-York) to champion legislation which would prohibit the abortion of a child due solely to a diagnosis of possible Down syndrome (House Bill 321).

Rapp Returns as House Health Committee Chairman, Full Lyme Disease Treatment Coverage Among First Priorities

Jan. 03, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Now officially serving in her first full term as the state House Health Committee Chairman, Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that she is reintroducing legislation (formerly House Bill 174) 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.

Rapp Announces $24,000 Awarded to Warren and Crawford Rural Fire Departments

Oct. 11, 2018 /

WARREN — In conjunction with Fire Prevention Week, Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that five rural fire departments in the 65th Legislative District have been awarded approximately $24,017 in grant funding. The funds are to be used for training and equipment purchases directly related to fighting brush and forest fires.

Rapp Announces $40,000 Sewer Improvement Grant for Bloomfield Township, Crawford County

Sep. 18, 2018 /

TITUSVILLE — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that the sewer system located in Bloomfield Township, Crawford County, will receive a much-needed boost through a grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s Small Water and Sewer program. Approximately $40,000 has been awarded to the Bloomfield Township Sewage Authority to assist with necessary pump station upgrades.

Regional College Project Awarded $500k State Grant

Sep. 13, 2018 /

WARREN — The Warren County Development Association (WCDA) was awarded a $500,000 state grant to develop permanent office facilities for the Northern Pennsylvania Regional College in Warren, according to Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) and Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21).

Rapp Emergency Services Seminar Scheduled for Aug. 23

Aug. 14, 2018 /

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, Aug. 23.