Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. E-Newsletter

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Dear Friend,

Thank you for taking the time to read my e-newsletter. These periodic updates allow me to keep constituents informed about state and local issues through email without burdening taxpayers with printing and mailing costs.

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Sincerely,

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr

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Cambria County Emissions Update

The Senate Transportation Committee voted to move forward my Senate Bill 744 which exempts Blair, Cambria, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mercer, and Westmoreland Counties form the vehicle emissions testing program.  This is the first step in the legislative process and we will continue to fight for the people of western Pennsylvania who have been saddled with this onerous requirement for too long.

6/12/19 - Reforming Pennsylvania's Vehicle Emissions Testing Program

Bill to Allow for Wider Farm Equipment on PA Roads unanimously voted out of the House Transportation Committee

The House Transportation Committee unanimously approved two of my bills this week. 

Senate Bill 338 increases the allowable width of farm vehicles, with added safety precautions, allowed on roads for short moves.

Senate Bill 117 designates the Seaman Apprentice Kenneth D. Scaife Memorial Bridge in Johnstown to honor a fallen soldier who lost his life in Vietnam.

I look forward to both of these bills advancing to the full House of Representatives for consideration.

Visitors to Harrisburg

I would like to remind constituents, to please feel free to stop in my office, Room 187, when you are visiting the capitol.  My staff and I welcome the opportunity to say hello to you.  If you are visiting on a session day, I can also introduce you as my guest during session.  Feel free to call 717-787-5400 if you know in advance that you will be visiting the capitol.  If you are interested in a capitol tour, you can schedule your visit online: http://www.pacapitol.com/plan-a-visit/tours.cfm.

District Happenings:

Congratulations to the Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center on 3rd Avenue on the Ribbon Cutting of the new Green Roof.  This space is the first of its kind in Johnstown.  Stop by and see this beautiful outdoor area.

Sherry Tubbs was presented with a Senate Citation for her distinguished service of delivering Meals on Wheels in the Morrisdale area in Clearfield for 36 years. Congratulations on your retirement.

Bedford County Courthouse was busy with visitors to the Bedford County Safety/Wellness Committee’s 2019 Health and Community Resource Fair. What a wonderful program and opportunity for individual to obtain information about the many programs and resources available to them.

I attended the special flag ceremony at the Johnstown Inclined Plane. The flag is a reminder of who we are and to reflect on our freedoms and the principles of our great nation…for which that flag stands.

I am always pleased to recognize those individuals who contribute in a meaningful way toward the well-being of their communities and this Commonwealth. I presented a Senate Citation to Charles Johnson for his 40 years as a newspaper carrier for The Tribune-Democrat. I want to congratulate Charles on his 40-year career and wish him continued success in the years to come.

I had the privilege to present a Senate Citation to Joanne Klucik for her 45 years of dedicated and distinguished service to the Cambria County Association for Blind and Handicap (CCABH). She clearly reflects the true spirit and mission of CCABH and I am honored to congratulate Joanne for her many years of service to others. Congratulations and Best Wishes!

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Visitors to Harrisburg

I would like to remind constituents, to please feel free to stop in my office, Room 187, when you are visiting the capitol.  My staff and I welcome the opportunity to say hello to you.  If you are visiting on a session day, I can also introduce you as my guest during session.  Feel free to call 717-787-5400 if you know in advance that you will be visiting the capitol.  If you are interested in a capitol tour, you can schedule your visit online.

How We Can Help You?

Here are some of the ways that my office can assist you:

  • Assistance with preparation of Property Tax/Rent Rebate claim forms.
  • Citations from the PA Senate for notable local accomplishments and family milestones.
  • Information and problems with PA Insurance programs: Medical Assistance and CHIP.
  • Fishing and hunting information.
  • Information on financial assistance for higher education.
  • PennDOT forms for special tags and driver and vehicle services.
  • Pennsylvania Personal Income Tax forms.
  • Pennsylvania road maps.
  • Requests for copies of legislation, bills and regulations.
  • Requests for literature for students and senior citizens.
  • Tours of the State Capitol for individuals or groups.
  • Unemployment compensation issues

Reminder to Follow Me on Social Media

My Facebook page provides not only legislative updates but those all-important PennDOT construction updates for our district. I post pictures of constituents that I meet and information on other local events happening in our neighborhoods and communities. You can also follow me on Twitter and Instagram – my handle is @SenLangerholc. If you haven’t already, check out my social media pages.

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