Gregory: CARES Act Funding Available for PA Small Businesses

Jun. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvania businesses continue to slowly get back to normal operations, Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) announced that CARES Act grants for eligible small businesses, ranging from $5,000 to $50,000, will be available beginning tomorrow, June 30. Small businesses can apply for grants to offset lost revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdown order.

Ward, Gregory Congratulate Tyrone Hospital on Funding Award

Apr. 30, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Tyrone Hospital will receive $1 million from the Hospital Emergency Loan Program to help it respond to COVID-19 cases in the region, according to Sen. Judy Ward (Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).

Gregory’s Farmers Breakfast Postponed

Mar. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Because of concerns about COVD-19, commonly called coronavirus, Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) has postponed a farmers breakfast planned for Friday, March 20.

Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expands

Mar. 09, 2020 /

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s spotted lanternfly quarantine zone has expanded to include Blair County, meaning local businesses may need to obtain a permit showing a manager or supervisor completed an online course, according to Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).

Ag Secretary to Update Farmers at 80th District Breakfast

Feb. 24, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding will share an update on the Commonwealth’s agriculture industry and field questions from farmers Friday, March 20, at a breakfast hosted by Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).

Ward, Gregory Highlight Importance of Railroad Grant

Dec. 13, 2019 /

HARRISBURG — Everett Railroad has been awarded $232,554 to upgrade track as it connects to a new cement transload terminal, according to Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon) and Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair).

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.