HARRISBURG – In a proactive move to reduce reliance on foreign oil, Smith Transport Inc. of Roaring Spring, has applied for and been awarded a $300,000 grant for the purchase of 12 natural gas vehicles, announced Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair) today applauded the announcement of a state grant totaling $287,980 for Burgmeiers Hauling Inc. for the purchase of natural gas vehicles.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court this week approved the new legislative district maps for the 2014 elections which determine the boundaries for the 203 House districts and 50 Senate districts, announced Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today approved legislation authored by state Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair) to address the growing list of substances used to manufacture drugs closely related to banned “bath salts” and synthetic marijuana.
Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair), majority chairman of the House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee, is holding an informational meeting of the committee, hosted by Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams/Franklin), to hear plans from tourism officials for recognizing the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today approved legislation to ban health care exchanges being set up under ObamaCare from covering abortion services, with the exception of women who have been the victim of rape or incest, or if their life is in danger, said Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair), chairman of the House Pro-Life Caucus.
HARRISBURG – Once again taking leadership on an issue impacting our youth and our communities, state Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair) has introduced legislation to update the list of controlled substances to include chemicals that are closely related to banned “bath salts” and synthetic marijuana.
HARRISBURG – Passengers who rely on rail service provided by the “Pennsylvanian” will be pleased to learn that an agreement has been reached to preserve service for the foreseeable future, announced Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair) would like to let residents know that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for tax year 2012 are now available.
HARRISBURG – A state grant of $1 million to help address sewer infrastructure concerns and help secure business retention and expansion in northern Blair County was announced during a press conference led by Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair) today in Altoona.
WHAT: Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair) will join the Northern Blair County Regional Sewer Authority (NBCRSA) in announcing a $1 million grant awarded by the Department of Community and Economic Department’s Pennsylvania First Program for infrastructure upgrades in the Tipton and Tyrone service area. These upgrades will help avert any possible environmental concerns due to deteriorating pipelines and provide the infrastructure needed for area industries to continue and, even expand, operations.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair) has been appointed to serve as the majority chairman of the House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee for the 2013-14 session that officially begins Jan. 1.
HARRISBURG – A new fishing season is on the horizon, and anglers can prepare themselves by purchasing a multi-year fishing license, available for the first time this year from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair) said today.
Pennsylvania’s No. 1 industry is agriculture, employing thousands of workers and producing billions of dollars in revenue annually. In order to continue producing high-quality, great-tasting food, we rely on pollination from honeybees, especially for crops such as apples, peaches, cherries and pumpkins.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Leadership Council of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) this week named Rep. Jerry Stern (R-Blair) a “Guardian of Small Business” for his strong pro-business voting record during the 2011-12 legislative session.