HARRISBURG – A project in Upper Saucon Township has been awarded funding through the Multimodal Transportation Fund by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) at its meeting today according to Representative Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh, Northampton and Montgomery) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh), who collaborated to secure the grant.
WHAT: State legislators will detail and answer questions about a bill that would eliminate the ability for all candidates for public office to cross-file their nomination petitions. Currently, the Pennsylvania Election Code of 1937 allows candidates seeking to run for school board, county court of Common Pleas and district judges to file nomination petitions for multiple political parties that have become hyper partisan.
HARRISBURG – Two area school districts were awarded Safe Schools Targeted Grants to purchase safety and security-related equipment or implement safety programs, according to Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton).
RED HILL – In his continuing effort to better inform area gun owners regarding Pennsylvania’s firearms laws, Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) is hosting a Concealed Carry Seminar on Thursday, Oct 24.
COOPERSBURG – Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) is hosting special hours at his district office in Coopersburg on Friday, Oct. 4, for area veterans and their families to receive assistance regarding programs and benefits. Simmons offers this free service the first Friday of each month.
RED HILL – Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) encourages local residents to learn more about chronic wasting disease (CWD), a fatal disease in deer that is slowly spreading through Pennsylvania, at an informational seminar he is hosting on Thursday, Oct 17.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will hold an Open House Public Plans Display for the planned Route 29 (Main Street) Bridge Replacement Project in Pennsburg Borough, Montgomery County, on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 from 7-8:30 p.m.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) announced today that two improvement projects in the 131st Legislative District will benefit from an additional $170,000 in state funding approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) in Harrisburg.