Blair County Business Leaders Bring Concerns to House Policy Committee

Oct. 02, 2019 /

CLAYSBURG – Business owners, nonprofit organizations and community leaders from around Blair County brought their concerns, questions and challenges to members of the House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), at the Sheetz Claysburg campus on Tuesday.

House Policy Committee to Convene Business Roundtable Discussion in Blair County

Sep. 25, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will travel to Blair County to host a roundtable discussion with local businesses, elected officials and economic development organizations. Topics to be discussed will include workforce development, unfunded mandates, health care, higher education, regulatory reform and criminal justice reform. This is part of the House Republican Caucus’ #GoodJobs4PA legislative package.

Vietnam War Commemoration Coming to Blair County

Sep. 13, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – State and federal lawmakers who represent Blair County today announced a November commemoration of the Vietnam War period, including an opportunity for veterans and their families to receive a Vietnam veteran lapel pin.

Gregory, Ward Highlight Ritchey’s Dairy Expansion

Jul. 24, 2019 /

MARTINSBURG – State Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) and Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) toured Ritchey’s Dairy today to learn about how the business will use a Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority loan to expand storage capabilities.

Gregory, Ward to Tour Ritchey’s Dairy

Jul. 19, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) and Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) will tour Ritchey’s Dairy to highlight its capital project for increased storage as well as expanded processing and packaging operations.

Ward, Gregory Say Dairy Industry Hurt by Governor’s Veto

Jul. 05, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a bill that would have exempted milk haulers from travel bans imposed during a declaration of disaster emergency, meaning dairies will have to dump milk and lose revenue when roads are closed, according to Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).

Gregory Praises House’s 2019-20 Spending Plan

Jun. 25, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The House today passed a $33.997 billion spending plan as the General Appropriations portion of the state budget. The legislation may now be taken up by the state Senate.

Gregory: Suboxone Access, Abuse Reaching Crisis Levels

Jun. 19, 2019 /

HARRISBURG — Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) and other members of the House Human Services Committee heard from experts Wednesday on how Suboxone is obtained by those in substance abuse recovery and the potential for misuse of the drug.

Ward, Gregory Announce Funding for Ritchey’s Dairy Expansion Project

Jun. 06, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Bedford) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) this week announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) approved a low-interest loan for Ritchey’s Dairy in Martinsburg Borough, Blair County, for an expansion project.

Gregory to Host Shredding Events

Jun. 05, 2019 /

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Residents of the 80th Legislative District are invited to Rep. Jim Gregory’s (R-Blair) free shredding events to help safeguard themselves against identity theft.

State Officials Say Resources Available for Furloughed Workers in Blair County

May. 24, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair), Rep. Louis C. Schmitt Jr. (R-Blair) and Sen. Judy Ward (Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) say they are saddened and concerned by news of job losses at North American Communications Inc. and Norfolk Southern, and they want to ensure the workers have the resources they need to find new employment.

Gregory to Host Shredding Events

May. 23, 2019 /

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Residents of the 80th Legislative District are invited to Rep. Jim Gregory’s (R-Blair) free shredding events to help safeguard themselves against identity theft.