Local Legislators Applaud Passage of Restaurant Re-Open Bill

Sep. 23, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - Sen. Gene Yaw, and Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) and Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) applauded the passage of Everett’s House Bill 2513 today in the House. The bill ensures restaurants and taverns can operate safely and be protected from unconstitutional mandates from the Governor’s Office or the activist state Supreme Court.

Everett, Wheeland, Rowe Urge Governor to Sign Bipartisan Transparency Bill

Jul. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union), Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) and David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) today issued the following statement after the announcement from Gov. Tom Wolf at yesterday’s press conference that he plans to veto House Bill 2463. The bill would ensure Right-to-Know (RTK) requests are answered during state of emergency declarations and it was passed unanimously by the General Assembly.

Local Legislators Praise Gas Impact Fees for Region

Jun. 24, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The Marcellus Shale Impact Tax will deliver more than $32.8 million in funding to communities in Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union Counties, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Rep. Garth Everett (R-84) and Rep. Jeff Wheeland (R-83).

Governor Ignores Need to Get PA Back to Work, End Business Shutdown Order

Jun. 10, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Stressing that Gov. Tom Wolf’s extended lockdown of Pennsylvania is hurting families and doing irreparable harm to employers, the House and Senate this week voted to approve a measure that would end the statewide shutdown, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Bradford/Lycoming/Sullivan/Susquehanna/Union), Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union), and Rep. Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming).

Yaw, Everett Applaud House Passage of Bills to Allow Restaurants Freedom to Creatively Reopen in ‘Yellow Phase’

May. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) and Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Bradford/Lycoming/Sullivan/Susquehanna/Union) applauded the passage of House Bill 2506 and House Bill 2513 in the House this week. Both bills were authored by Everett and would help restaurants that are in counties deemed by the Wolf administration to be in the “yellow phase” of reopening to safely allow more customers to patronize their businesses.

Everett, Wheeland Cancel Gun Law Seminar Due to Coronavirus

Mar. 16, 2020 /

WILLIAMSPORT – Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) and Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) have canceled their Gun Law Seminar until further notice due to public health concerns and guidelines concerning the coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19. The event was scheduled for Thursday, March 26 at the Clinton Township Fire Hall.

Bills to Support Volunteer Emergency Responders Pass House, Says Everett

Oct. 30, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The state House of Representatives sent more than a dozen bills to the state Senate this month to address a growing statewide crisis in attracting and retaining volunteer firefighters and EMTs, according to Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union). The package of bills, which garnered bipartisan support, is intended to aid in recruiting and retaining volunteer first responders, and also to show respect and appreciation to current volunteers who put their lives on the line for their friends and neighbors.

Chairman Everett Applauds Bipartisan Election Code Modernization Bill

Oct. 30, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Chairman of the House State Government Committee, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union), today announced a sweeping update to the Pennsylvania Election Code that made its way through the General Assembly this week, paving the way for one of the largest election code reforms in decades.

Everett, Wheeland to Host Senior Scam Seminar in Williamsport

Oct. 17, 2019 /

WILLIAMSPORT – Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) and Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) will host a Senior Scam Seminar on Friday, Nov. 1, from 1 - 3 p.m., at the River Walk Senior Center, located at 423 E. Central Ave., South Williamsport.

Everett, Wheeland to Host Gun Law Seminar in Linden

Oct. 16, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) and Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) will be hosting a Gun Law Seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Woodward Township Fire Hall, located at 4147 N. Route 220 Hwy., Linden.