HARRISBURG – PA House Majority Caucus Chairman Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward released the following statement regarding plans to link the Pennsylvania Turnpike with State Route 130 in Penn Township:
HARRISBURG – On Wednesday May 5, PA House Majority Caucus Chairman Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) was presented with the 2021 Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD) National Champion Award for his work and advocacy on behalf of the deaf and hard of hearing students of Pennsylvania.
INDIANA TOWNSHIP – Rep. Carrie Lewis DelRosso (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland), in a partnership with House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), hosted a hearing to receive testimony from local business owners and economic development leaders on how the economy can be regrown in the southwestern region of the state. Solutions will be used to inform legislation to help the area “Build Back Better.”
HARRISBURG – The bicameral, bipartisan Legislative Audit Advisory Commission (LAAC), chaired by PA House Republican Caucus Chairman Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland), today voted unanimously to accept the audit report of the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s finances for the 2020 fiscal year as conducted by an independent certified public accounting firm.
WHAT: Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland), who replaced former chairman Rep. Mark Keller of the Legislative Audit Advisory Commission (LAAC), and other LAAC members will meet to review and accept the audit for Fiscal Year 2020.
WHAT: Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland), appointed to replace former Rep. Mark Keller as chairman of the Legislative Audit Advisory Commission (LAAC), and other LAAC members will meet to review and accept the audit for Fiscal Year 2020.
HARRISBURG – Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) has been elected by his peers to serve as chairman of the state House Republican Caucus for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. Dunbar’s election fills the vacancy created by the passing of his close friend and mentor Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset).
HARRISBURG – Reps. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland), prime sponsors of a bill to boost broadband internet service in the state’s most rural communities, today praised the bill’s unanimous passage by members of the Senate Communications and Technology Committee.
WHAT: Members of the PA House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), will meet to discuss COVID-19 impacts on health care and social assistance services in the Commonwealth, and their economic recovery efforts.
HARRISBURG - Today, Westmoreland County Republican House members expressed surprise, deep concern and frustration over Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine's recent threat to close restaurants and bars for the next two weeks in Westmoreland County.
HARRISBURG – The House Consumer Affairs Committee has advanced legislation authored by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) to help bring broadband services to the state’s rural communities.
HARRISBURG – As daily announcements from Gov. Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine say, expanded testing is the most crucial step in saving lives and helping Pennsylvania get back to normal. However, House Democrats disagreed, blocking the two-thirds vote required to pass an emergency bill to expand testing to Pennsylvanians on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – Working to bring broadband services to the state’s rural communities, Reps. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) have introduced the Unserved High-Speed Broadband Funding Program.
PENN TOWNSHIP – Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) announced today that the School Safety and Security Committee has awarded approximately $90,000 in School Safety and Security Grants to two District 56 school districts—Norwin ($45,000) and Penn Trafford ($45,000).
PENN TOWNSHIP – Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) is inviting District 56 residents to attend his upcoming Concealed Carry Seminar on Saturday, Nov. 16, from noon - 2 p.m., at VFW Post 781, 100 Billott Avenue, Irwin
NORTH HUNTINGDON – Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) is inviting District 56 residents to attend his upcoming district events.
HARRISBURG – House Appropriations Vice Chairman Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) confirmed today that the final 2018-19 state budget package that the Legislature advanced to the governor’s desk is once again a direct reflection of the thriving national economy, record low unemployment, nearly five years of maintaining consistent fiscal restraint on state spending and holding the line against raising taxes on hard-working Pennsylvanians.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by House Appropriations Vice Chairman Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) to reenact the elimination of the General Assistance Cash Benefit program, effective July 1, 2019, was advanced by the Pennsylvania House today.
WHO: House Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) will be the featured guest on the Pennsylvania Cable Network’s On The Issues program.
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational hearing to receive an update on Senate Resolution 6, which focuses on recruitment and retention of first responders.