HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union), chairman of the House State Government Committee, issued the following statement after the governor announced today a county reimbursement scheme involving the borrowing of funds from the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority (PEDFA), which is generally an agency that deals with local economic improvement rather than election costs. The governor vetoed last week a bipartisan proposal from the General Assembly that would have provided $90 million in state funding for counties and included a provision that would abolish straight-party ticket voting.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union), chairman of the House State Government Committee, issued the following statement after voting for House Bill 790, the General Appropriations portion of the 2019-20 state budget, which passed the state House today by a vote of 140-62. The legislation may now be taken up by the state Senate.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) and Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) will host a Gun Law Seminar on Wednesday, May 29, at 6 p.m. at the Loyalsock Volunteer Fire Company, located at 715 Northway Road, Williamsport.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) will call residents for a telephone townhall discussion Wednesday, April 17, at 5:30 p.m.
WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will travel to Wellsboro, Tioga County, to host a roundtable discussion with local businesses, education institutions and organizations. Topics to be discussed will include rural broadband access, workforce development, and deregulation and government barriers to small business. This is part of the House Republican Caucus’s #GoodJobs4PA legislative package.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) announced today that local fire companies and EMS services in Lycoming and Union counties will receive grants from the Office of the State Fire Commissioner. The grants are funded through state gaming proceeds and applications are still open until the end of May.
HARRISBURG – Former and current Pennsylvania House State Government Committee Chairmen Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) and Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) today offered summary information with regard to the resolution of the Pennsylvania Department of State v. Metcalfe, non-citizen voter appeal in Commonwealth Court.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) was assigned to serve on two committees during the 2019-20 legislative session: Game and Fisheries and State Government. Everett is serving as State Government Committee chairman.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) has been appointed to serve as the majority chairman of the House State Government Committee by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Alleghany) for the 2019-20 legislative session.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jeff C. Wheeland (R-Lycoming) and Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union), who will be returning to their seats after winning re-election, were sworn into office yesterday afternoon during the swearing-in ceremony of the 203rd Pennsylvania General Assembly held at the state Capitol.
WHAT: Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) will take the oath of office as state representative of the 84th Legislative District.
HARRISBURG – Lycoming and Union County homeowners, renters and businesses impacted by recent storms in the area may be eligible for low-interest disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Program, according to the counties’ legislative delegation.
WILLIAMSPORT – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) will host an informational public meeting featuring Pennsylvania General Energy (PGE) and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Plunketts Creek Fire Hall. The Fire Hall is located at 327 Dunwoody Rd, Williamsport, PA 17701. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public information on PGE’s proposed water withdrawal and pipeline project in the Loyalsock Creek Valley just below what was Best Beach.
HARRISBURG – Lycoming County is one of six counties being awarded a grant from the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) for water, streetscape and sewage improvements, according to the county’s legislative delegation. The $1 million grant was announced Friday by DCED Secretary Dennis Davin.
MUNCY – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) announced that $250,000 in funding from Act 52 of 2017 has been approved for a new fishing and boating access ramp to be built on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River at Muncy.
WHAT: Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) will be joined by supervisors and leaders of a concerned citizens group who called for a new fishing and boating access along the Susquehanna River.
LYCOMING — In conjunction with Fire Prevention Week, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) announced today that two rural fire departments in the 84th Legislative District have been awarded approximately $10,000 in grant funding. The funds are to be used for training and equipment purchases directly related to fighting brush and forest fires.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) today announced five targeted school safety grants have been awarded to school districts serving students in the 84th Legislative District.
MUNCY – In an effort to ensure area veterans receive the services and support they need, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) is hosting a veterans service representative at his local office.