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10/10/2018
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) to allow independent seniors to remain in their home, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) or an affordable housing community without fear of unnecessary and intrusive inspection by a state agency (House Bill 2291) was unanimously approved by the Pennsylvania House on Tuesday.
10/09/2018
PENN TOWNSHIP – Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) today announced that a targeted school safety grant totaling $60,000 has been awarded to Penn Trafford School District.
09/06/2018
NORTH HUNTINGDON – Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) is inviting District 56 residents to attend one or both of his upcoming district events.
06/22/2018
HARRISBURG – The final 2018-19 state budget that the Legislature advanced to the governor’s desk this week is a direct reflection of the nation’s dramatically improving economy and nearly four years of House Republicans maintaining fiscal restraint on state spending—all without raising taxes on hard-working Pennsylvanians, confirmed Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland), who serves as the vice chairman of both the House Appropriations and Finance committees.
05/04/2018
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by House Appropriations Vice Chairman Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) to prohibit local school districts and municipalities from imposing double taxation (House Bill 866) was signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf today.
09/27/2017
It’s important to address the concerns raised by Westmoreland Conservation District Board Chairman Ronald Rohall who authored a Sept. 21 commentary regarding the House- approved budget revenue plan, also known as the Taxpayer Protection Plan.
09/12/2017
NORTH HUNTINGDON – Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) is inviting District 56 residents to attend one or both of his upcoming district events.
06/28/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) today announced he has been appointed to serve on the House Finance Committee’s Select Subcommittee on Tax Modernization and Reform by Finance Committee Chairman Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks).
05/23/2017
HARRISBURG – Co-sponsored by Reps. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) and Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), the Results First Act (House Bill 599), which would provide the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) with legal authority to obtain data and analyze the effectiveness of government assistance programs, was advanced by the state House on Monday for the second consecutive legislative session.
05/01/2017
PENN TWP. – Rep. George Dunbar’s (R-Westmoreland) district office staff will be available to provide FREE application assistance for the state’s 2016 Property Tax/Rent Rebate (PTRR) program in North Huntingdon Township and Trafford Borough.
04/18/2017
PENN TWP. – Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) announced today that he is hosting two Budget and Tax Forums to allow District 56 residents to discuss the 2017-18 state budget.
04/03/2017
WHAT: House Majority Appropriations Vice Chairman, Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland), will be a featured guest on “PCN Live Call-In Program” to provide an update on the 2017-18 state budget and will answer questions and comments from viewers periodically throughout the show. The budget deadline is June 30. Viewers are invited to call 1-877-726-5001 with their comments or questions.
01/23/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) has been appointed to serve as majority vice chairman of the House Appropriations Committee for the 2017-18 legislation session. In addition, Dunbar will serve as member of the Commerce, Finance (vice chairman) and Gaming Oversight committees
11/04/2016
HARRISBURG – Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of House Bill 245 which would make several important clarifications to the Local Tax Enabling Act (Act 32 of 2008) to prohibit local school districts and municipalities from imposing double taxation:
09/06/2016
NORTH HUNTINGDON – Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) is inviting District 56 residents to attend one or both of his upcoming district events.