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.

Rural Business Issues to be Focus of Policy Committee Roundtable

Apr. 08, 2019 /

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.

Everett Says Local Fire Companies, EMS Services to Receive Grant Funding

Mar. 19, 2019 /

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.

Wheeland, Everett Take the Oath of Office to Begin 2019-20 House Session

Jan. 02, 2019 /

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.