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.

Everett, Wheeland to Host Gun Law Seminar in Linden

Oct. 01, 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.

Everett Issues Statement on Wolf Executive Action Putting Politics Above a Citizen’s Right to Vote

Jul. 10, 2019 /

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.

Everett Issues Statement on Passage of 2019-20 State Budget

Jun. 25, 2019 /

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.

Everett, Wheeland to Host Gun Law Seminar in Williamsport

May. 20, 2019 /

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.