HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law House Bill 843, introduced by Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union), which would require human trafficking offenses be considered in a party’s bid for child custody.
MIFFLINBURG – John Bird, a veterans field service officer with the American Legion, will be available at Rep. David Rowe’s (Snyder/Union) office in Mifflinburg every third Wednesday of the month. Initially, appointments will be available at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today approved legislation authored by Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) that would ensure human trafficking convictions are considered in child custody cases. House Bill 843 is part of a package of bills aimed at addressing human trafficking in the Commonwealth.
WHAT: Reps. Joe Hamm (R-Lycoming/Union), David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) and Martina White (R-Philadelphia) will be participating in a tour of local businesses, followed by a roundtable discussion, to discuss Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to shutter businesses during the COVID-19 emergency. They will also discuss questions to be included on the upcoming primary election ballot regarding the governor’s emergency powers.
HARRISBURG - Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) announced that the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) approved a 2021 Boating Facility Grant for Faylor Lake boat launch improvements.
HARRISBURG - Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) today announced that Snyder and Union counties will be receiving a grant of $966,082 from the Hospitality Industry Recovery Program, which is a locally administered funding program established through legislation from the General Assembly.
HARRISBURG - House leaders have named Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) to four committees for the 2021-22 Legislative Session, including Aging and Older Adult Services, Labor and Industry, Finance, and Local Government.
HARRISBURG – A group of state lawmakers performing extensive analysis of election data today revealed troubling discrepancies between the numbers of total votes counted and total number of voters who voted in the 2020 General Election, and as a result are questioning how the results of the presidential election could possibly have been certified by Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar and Governor Tom Wolf. These findings are in addition to prior concerns regarding actions by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Secretary, and others impacting the conduct of the election.
HARRISBURG - Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) did not vote to approve Senate Bill 1350 due to the proposed increase in spending, misuse of CARES Act funds, and the refusal of the General Assembly to pass the Taxpayer Protection Act.
HARRISBURG – State Reps. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-Northumberland/Snyder) and David Rowe (R-Union/Snyder); Sen. John Gordner (R-Columbia/Luzerne/Montour/Northumberland/Snyder); and Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) will be hosting a drive-thru veterans appreciation event on Monday, Nov. 9, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., in the rear parking lot of the Susquehanna Valley Mall, located at One Susquehanna Valley Mall Drive in Selinsgrove.
HARRISBURG - Rep. David Rowe (Snyder/Union) announced today that Mifflinburg Borough will receive a PA Small Water grant of $127,500 from the Commonwealth Financing Authority to eliminate the production of extra water in the public drinking water system. The borough is also receiving $399,500 aimed at reducing the hydraulic loading of the sanitary sewer system during wet weather.
HARRISBURG -- For too long, the rights of Pennsylvania’s public servants have been suppressed by special interests and political favoritism, costing them their voice and hard-earned money. To ensure the rights of Pennsylvania’s public sector employees are protected, Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) today introduced legislation to put public workers back in charge of their representation.
HARRISBURG - Reps. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union), Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) and David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) today issued the following statement after the announcement from Gov. Tom Wolf at yesterday’s press conference that he plans to veto House Bill 2463. The bill would ensure Right-to-Know (RTK) requests are answered during state of emergency declarations and it was passed unanimously by the General Assembly.
MIFFLINBURG - In an effort to ensure area veterans receive the services and support they need, Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) is hosting a veterans service representative at his local office.
HARRISBURG - Leading the effort in the House, Rep. David Rowe (Snyder/Union) together with his Republican Caucus colleagues in the House and Senate led by Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) wrote to U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr in support of the Department of Justice’s directive to monitor state and local COVID-19 shutdown policies to ensure the protection of the constitutional rights of American citizens.
HARRISBURG - The House has passed House Bill 1895, introduced by Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union), which is aimed at protecting the rights of Pennsylvanians receiving mental health care by declaring that persons in treatment have a right to be free from abuse, neglect and exploitation.
MIFFLINBURG - Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) joined Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) in urging Gov. Tom Wolf to allow residential home construction projects and all other construction projects already underway to continue. The governor’s emergency declaration has shut down the construction industry in Pennsylvania, which industry professionals have warned poses a health and safety risk to current customers and taxpayers, as well as an unreasonable financial burden on their businesses.
MIFFLINBURG – Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) announced today that small business owners and non-profits in the 85th District can apply for low-interest loans made available for all 67 counties in Pennsylvania through the U.S. Small Business Administration.
MIFFLINBURG - Rep. David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) is calling on Gov. Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to open rest area parking lots for truck drivers, saying that the decision by the Wolf administration to completely shut down these rest areas poses a serious, immediate safety risk.
MIFFLINBURG – As many of you know, Gov. Tom Wolf today called for a statewide shutdown of nonessential business in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus.