Causer-Dunbar Bill to Boost Rural Broadband Access Advances in Senate

Sep. 09, 2020 /

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.

House Republicans Move to Expand COVID-19 Testing

Apr. 30, 2020 /

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.

Causer, Dunbar Proposal to Boost Rural Broadband Access

Mar. 10, 2020 /

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.

Dunbar Concealed Carry Seminar Set for Saturday, Nov. 16

Nov. 08, 2019 /

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

Dunbar Says Final State Budget Capitalizes on Flourishing National Economy

Jun. 28, 2019 /

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.

Barrar and House Committee to Receive SR 6 Update

Feb. 08, 2019 /

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.

House Reps: Better to Prioritize Than to Raise Taxes

Sep. 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.