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Deadline for Disaster Unemployment is Friday, Marino Says

2 years 27 weeks ago

U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, reminds constituents that Friday, Oct. 14, is the deadline to file for disaster unemployment assistance.
These benefits are available to people who have become unemployed as a direct result of Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee. more»

Pike, Wayne Outreach

October 12, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOct. 12, 2011

 

MARINO’S STAFF TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS IN PIKE, WAYNE COUNTIES

TUNKHANNOCK – A representative of U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, will hold office hours in Pike and Wayne counties on Oct. 14 and Oct. 28, it was announced by District Director Dave Weber. more»

Bradford County Outreach

October 12, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 12, 2011

 

CONGRESSMAN’S STAFF TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS IN BRADFORD COUNTY

TUNKHANNOCK – A representative of U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, will hold office hours this month in Bradford County, it was announced by District Director David Weber. more»

American Kidney Fund Gala

October 11, 2011

WHAT: The Hope Affair: American Kidney Fund Gala

WHEN: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 25

WHERE:  Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. 

INFO: Rep. Marino, co-chairman of the Congressional Kidney Caucus, will be a key speaker at The Hope Affair. more»

Site Visit - Covington Industrial Park

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Site Visit,

WHEN: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 28

WHERE: Covington Industrial Park, 600 First Ave., Gouldsboro

Site Visit - Lonza Corp.

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Site Visit, Lonza Corp.

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 19

WHERE: Lonza Corp., 3500 Trenton Ave., Williamsport

DETAILS: Rep. Marino will tour the facility, speak with management and employees. more»

UPS Store Visit

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Site Visit - UPS Store

WHEN: 3:30 p.m. Oct. 18

WHERE: UPS Store, 185 AJK Blvd., Lewisburg

Rep. Marino Live on WVIA-TV

October 11, 2011

WHAT: "Congressman Marino on State of Pennsylvania"

WHEN: 7-8 p.m. Oct. 20

WHERE: WVIA-TV Studio, 100 WVIA Way, Jenkins Township

INFO: Congressman Marino will be the guest of host Bill Kelly on WVIA-TV's "State of Pennsylvania," a live, call-in show. more»

Wayne County Office Hours

October 11, 2011

WHAT:  Wayne County Office Hours

WHEN: 1:30-4 p.m. Oct. 28

WHERE: Wayne County Commissioners Office, 925 Court St., Third Floor, Honesdale

APPOINTMENTS are recommended but not required. To make an appointment, call 570-836-8020 or 570-253-5970.

Wayne County Office Hours

October 11, 2011

WHAT:  Wayne County Office Hours

WHEN: 1:30-4 p.m. Oct. 14

WHERE: Wayne County Commissioners Office, 925 Court St., Third Floor, Honesdale

APPOINTMENTS are recommended but not required. To make an appointment, call 570-836-8020 or 570-253-5970.

Pike County Office Hours

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Pike County Office Hours

WHEN: 9-11 a.m. Oct. 28

WHERE: Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad St., Milford

APPOINTMENTS are recommended but not necessary. To make an appointment, call 570-836-8020

Pike County Office Hours

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Pike County Office Hours

WHEN: 9-11 a.m. Oct. 14

WHERE: Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad St., Milford

APPOINTMENTS are recommended but not necessary. To make an appointment, call 570-836-8020

Bradford County Office Hours

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Bradford County Office Hours

A representative of Congressman Tom Marino will meet with constituents

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 27

WHERE: Bradford County Commissioners Office, 301 Main St., Towanda more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

 TOPIC: "Emerging Threats and Security in the Western Hemisphere: Next Steps for U.S. Policy"

WHEN: 10 a.m.-Noon Oct. 13

WHERE: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. more»

Keynote - Susquehanna County Conservation District Banquet

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Keynote Speaker

EVENT: Susquehanna County Conservation Banquet

WHEN: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 14

WHERE: Summit Tea Room, Rt. 11 & State Road 706, New Milford

INFO: 570-465-7400

NOTES: Social hour 6 p.m.; dinner at 7. 

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Subcommittee Hearing

October 11, 2011

WHAT: "Uncertain Justice: The Status of Federal Sentencing and the U.S. Sentencing Commission Six Years After U.S. vs. Booker"

WHO: Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security

WHEN: 10 a.m.- noon Oct. 12

WHERE: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. more»

Homeland Security Hearing

October 11, 2011

WHAT: Homeland Security Committee Hearing

WHEN: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 12

WHERE: 311 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C. more»

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Lycoming County Tonight

2 years 27 weeks ago

Williamsport – The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments tonight, Oct. 11, in portions of Muncy Borough and Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be done Oct. 13.
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Senator Gene Yaw and State Representative Fred Keller visit Evangelical Community Hospital

2 years 27 weeks ago

LEWISBURG—Evangelical Community Hospital recently hosted State Senator Gene Yaw and State Representative Fred Keller for a tour of the Hospital’s endoscopy suite and a look at the suite’s new high-definition imaging equipment.  Senator Yaw and Representative Keller were instrumental in helping the Hospital secure two Department of Public Welfare  (DPW) grants to acquire the new equipm more»

Mosquito Spraying Set for Northumberland County on Oct. 11

2 years 28 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 11, in residential and recreational areas of West Chillisquaque, Northumberland County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the sprayings will be rescheduled. more»

DEP Announces Completion of Beaver County Tire Pile Remediation Project

2 years 28 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today the completion of a priority cleanup of the former Jake Ours Family Junkyard abandoned tire pile in Rochester Township, Beaver County, which was estimated to have held more than 50,000 truck and bus tires. more»

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Filing Deadlines Near

2 years 28 weeks ago

HARRISBURG, Pa. – If the recent storms and flooding associated with Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee affected your income, you may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance; however, time is running out. more»

Seniors Won't Lose Benefits if They Receive Disaster Aid

2 years 28 weeks ago

HARRISBURG, Pa. –Senior citizens who receive disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will not lose their Social Security benefits nor have their benefits cut. more»

DEP’s Williamsport, Harrisburg Regional Offices to Resume Normal Hours

2 years 28 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection’s regional offices in Williamsport, Lycoming County, and Harrisburg, Dauphin County, are returning to normal operating hours, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. more»

Marino Supports Probe Into Holder Testimony

October 6, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 6, 2011
Contact: Renita Fennick 202-870-3386

MARINO SUPPORTS PROBE INTO HOLDER’S TESTIMONY more»

DEP Now Accepting Environmental Education Grant Applications

2 years 28 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting applications for environmental education grants to be released in 2012.

Schools, colleges, universities, county conservation districts, non-profit organizations, municipalities and businesses are eligible to apply for the grants, which will provide a maximum of $7,500 per applicant. more»

Everett Bill to Address Frac Fluid Concerns

December 31, 1969

HARRISBURG – In response to concerns voiced by many Commonwealth residents about the chemical makeup of fracking fluids used by well drillers, Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) today introduced legislation to require full public disclosure of the chemical composition of the fluid used to hydro-fracture the shale in the production of Marcellus natural gas.

DEP Fines Northampton Cement Company More than $31,000 for Emissions Violations

2 years 28 weeks ago

WILKES-BARRE -- Hercules Cement Co. will pay a $31,394 fine for sulfur dioxide emissions violations and data availability problems at its facility in Stockertown, Northampton County, according to a consent order and agreement announced today by the Department of Environmental Protection. more»

Mosquito Spraying Set for Northumberland County on Oct. 5

2 years 28 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 5, in residential areas of Kulpmont and Mount Carmel boroughs and Mount Carmel Township, Northumberland County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the sprayings will be rescheduled. more»

Route 125 Mine Subsidence Fix Progressing

2 years 28 weeks ago

Montoursville - Here's an update on the remedial work taking place at that mine subsidence that forced the closure of State Route 125 south of Shamokin in Northumberland County recently. more»

State Police: Crimes Reported in PA Drop 2.6 Percent From Previous Year

2 years 28 weeks ago

Uniform Crime Report Shows Violent Crime Fell 3.6 Percent
 
Harrisburg – The overall number of crimes in Pennsylvania, reported to State Police through the Uniform Crime Reporting System, dropped 2.6 percent in 2010, with violent crimes declining 3.6 percent to their lowest total since 2003.
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Senate Committee Hears Testimony on Housing Needs, Affordability in Lycoming County

2 years 28 weeks ago

HARRISBURG – The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee today heard testimony on the lack of affordable housing stock in Lycoming County, according to Committee Chairman, State Senator Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming).

The Committee heard from county housing officials and other participants on the need for more safe, affordable housing options in the County. more»

PennDOT Flood-Recovery Efforts Moving Full-Speed Ahead in North Central Pennsylvania

2 years 28 weeks ago

Montoursville - PennDOT flood-recovery efforts following Tropical Storm Lee and Hurricane Irene are moving full-speed ahead in north central Pennsylvania.

Approximately 1,600 sites (state roads and bridges) in Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Columbia, Northumberland, Montour and a small, isolated section of Tioga County were damaged during Lee. more»

Foreign Affairs to Discuss HR2059 Wednesday

October 4, 2011

FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS FUNDING BAN TO POPULATION FUND

WASHINGTON (Oct. 4, 2011) -- The House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday will consider H.R. 2059, a bill to prohibit U.S. funding to the United Nations Population Fund, it was announced by U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10. more»

Homeland Security Subcommittee Hearing

October 3, 2011

HEARING: "Merida Part Two: Insurgency and Terrorism in Mexico"

WHAT: Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations and Management in a joint hearing with the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere

WHEN: 2 p.m. Oct. 4 more»

Homeland Security Subcommittee Hearing

October 3, 2011

HEARING: "Cloud Computing: What are the Security Implications?"

WHAT: Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies

WHEN: 10 a.m. Oct. 6

WHERE: 311 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C. more»

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

October 3, 2011

HEARING: A Comprehensive Assessment of U.S. Policy Toward Sudan

WHAT: Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights

WHEN: 2 p.m. Oct. 4

WHERE: 2200 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

October 3, 2011

HEARING: Why Taiwan Matters, Part II

WHAT: Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

WHEN: 10 a.m. Oct. 4

WHERE: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. more»

Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing

October 3, 2011

WHAT: Foreign Affairs Full Committee Hearing

WHEN: 10 a.m. Oct. 5

WHERE: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

LEGISLATION:

HR 2830, to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2012 and 2013 for the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 and for other purposes. READ HR 2830 more»

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Columbus Day Holiday

2 years 29 weeks ago

Driver Licensing, Motor Vehicle Services Available Online

Harrisburg - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Oct. 8 through Monday, Oct. 10 in observance of Columbus Day. more»

Judiciary Committee Meeting

October 3, 2011

WHAT: Judiciary Committee Meeting

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.Oct. 6

WHERE: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

INFO: Discussion of Proposed Legislation:

HR 1433, the Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2011; Read HR 1433 more»

Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

October 3, 2011

 

WHAT: Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Hearing

TOPIC: "The Implementation of Certain International Nuclear and Maritime Terrorism Agreeements"

WHEN: 10 a.m. Oct. 5

WHERE: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building more»

Judiciary Committee Hearing

October 3, 2011

WHAT: Judiciary Committee Hearing

WHEN: 10 a.m. Oct. 4

WHERE: 2141 Rayburn House  Office Building

INFO: The full committee wil meet for  a hearing on the economic impact of a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution more»

Public Hearing Scheduled to Discuss the Natural Gas Industry / Flood Impact on Housing in Lycoming County

2 years 29 weeks ago

HARRISBURG - The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a public hearing to seek testimony on how the natural gas industry is affecting the housing market, as well as the recent flood impact on housing in Lycoming County, according to committee Chairman State Senator Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming). more»

SCI-Muncy Department of Corrections Receives Significant Federal Grant

2 years 29 weeks ago

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Corrections will invest two new federal grants, totaling more than $600,000, to help provide treatment for female offenders with mental health and substance abuse issues, as well as support criminal justice research within the state prison system. more»

Still Time To Register for Aid

September 29, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 29, 2011

 

PEMA REMINDS FLOOD VICTIMS TO REGISTER FOR DAMAGES

The incident period for Tropical Storm Lee is still open, according to the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.  more»

Disaster Assistance Vital Role of Government

September 29, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPT. 22, 2011
 
By TOM MARINO
Member, U.S. Congress

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Congressman Says Majority Leader Misled Americans

September 28, 2011

MARINO SAYS REID MISLED AMERICANS, USED SCARE TACTICS

WILLIAMSPORT (Sept. 28, 2011)  -- Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, on Wednesday criticized Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for misleading his congressional colleagues and using “scare tactics” on victims of recent disasters. more»

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled Tonight in Lycoming County

2 years 29 weeks ago

Williamsport — The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments tonight, Sept. 28, in portions of the City of Williamsport and Loyalsock, Lycoming, Old Lycoming and Woodward townships, Lycoming County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be done Sept. 29.
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Marino to Greet Pike County Residents

September 28, 2011

MARINO TO GREET RESIDENTS IN PIKE COUNTY

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, will join stae and county officials from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 1 for a Kaffee Klatsch/Meet & Greet at the Delaware Township Municipal Building, 116 Wilson Hill Road, Dingmans Ferry. more»

Kaffee Klatsch/Meet & Greet

September 28, 2011

WHAT: Kaffee Klatsch/Meet & Greet

HOST: Tom Ryan & Friends

WHEN: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 1

WHERE: Delaware Township Municipal Building, 506 Broad St., Milford more»

Pike County Veterans Forum Set

September 28, 2011

REP. MARINO TO PARTICIPATE IN PIKE COUNTY VETERANS FORUM

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, will join state and county officials and veterans groups at the first Pike County Veterans Forum set for 1 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the American Legion Post 139, 103 Christian Hill Road, Milford. more»

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