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HARRISBURG – The House Local Government Committee, chaired by Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery), held a public hearing on Tuesday to discuss legislation offered by Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) affecting the 35 communities across the state that operate their own municipal electric systems, including Lansdale and Hatfield boroughs in Montgomery County. As chair of the House Local Government Committee, Harper has the responsibility for legislation proposing revisions to laws governing local governments.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) today announced two local projects are receiving grants through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Multimodal Transportation Fund.
BLUE BELL – Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood, and according to the American Red Cross, more than 36,000 units of red blood cells, 7,000 units of platelets and 10,000 units of plasma are needed every day to meet that demand.
WHAT: The House Local Government Committee, chaired by Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery), will hold a public hearing on legislation to standardize the process for billing municipal electric customers. House Bill 1405 is sponsored by Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence).
BLUE BELL – Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) is expanding her mobile office outreach by holding monthly office hours at the Towamencin Township building and North Wales Area Library starting next month.
HARRISBURG – Citing the significant and long-term problems her constituents have had reaching the state’s Office of Unemployment Compensation (UC) by phone, Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) is calling on Labor and Industry Secretary Jerry Oleksiak to do better.
HARRISBURG – Take a tour inside Pennsylvania’s historic state Capitol building on the February edition of Legislative Report with Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery).
WHAT: The House and Senate Local Government committees will hold a public hearing to discuss municipal pension reform.
BLUE BELL – Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) is praising Lower Gwynedd Township, police and emergency responders, and the medical team at Abington Hospital after falling and breaking her ankle on Tuesday.
BLUE BELL – Working to ensure convenience and accessibility to state services, Rep. Kate Harper (R-Blue Bell) will hold extended hours at her Blue Bell office on Thursdays starting this week, on Jan. 11.
HARRISBURG – With criminals constantly looking for ways to scam people out of their hard-earned money, the January edition of Rep. Kate Harper’s Legislative Report program features tips and information to help senior citizens and others avoid becoming victims.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) today announced a $44,000 Growing Greener grant has been awarded to the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association (WVWA).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) today announced nearly $200,000 in grants have been awarded for development of the Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) Trail and the Blue Bell Elementary School Trail, both in Whitpain Township.
BLUE BELL – Rep. Kate Harper’s (R-Montgomery) Blue Bell office is now open at a new location – the historic Boxwood House, located at 1098 Skippack Pike.
HARRISBURG – Working to ensure veterans are familiar with the many education, employment and government services available to them, the December edition of Legislative Report with Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) features highlights from a recent Veterans Expo at Montgomery County Community College (MCCC).