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Burns pushing bullying legislation

Burns, school superintendents explore ways to curb bullying

(1 day ago)

Joined by close to a dozen superintendents and officials from local schools, state Rep. Frank Burns today hosted a roundtable in Ebensburg to discuss his Pennsylvania Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights and ways that schools in Cambria County can work to eliminate the dangerous behavior in schools. Read more

 

Burns to host school bullying roundtable in Ebensburg

(Feb 14, 2020)

Public event will include superintendents from local school districts Read more

 

Burns lambasts governor’s veto of bill to keep state centers open

(Feb 12, 2020)

Legislation would have staved off Ebensburg closure until at least 2025 Read more

 

Proposed Portage-area solar farm reportedly would be biggest in state

(Feb 11, 2020)

Construction of the region’s first solar energy facility could begin later this year... Read more

 

Burns: $149,000 to help drug offenders break addiction

(Feb 10, 2020)

Program aims to lower opioid use in community Read more

 

Burns: Irene Huschak named 2019 Charlie Vizzini Volunteerism Award winner

(Jan 31, 2020)

Huschak has worked tirelessly to improve Portage community, preserve history Read more

 

Burns announces $4 million for Lower Yoder sewer project

(Jan 29, 2020)

Brings total investment in township project to $25.6 million Read more

 

Burns urges local organizations to apply for public safety, support grants

(Jan 27, 2020)

Multi-agency grants available to help community programs Read more

 

Rep. Burns working for you!

(Jan 27, 2020)

Read Rep. Burns latest report on how he's connecting with the people of Cambria County. Read more

 

Local colleges, schools awarded grants to advance tech, raise awareness of assault

(Jan 21, 2020)

Hundreds of schools were awarded grants this week across the state. A few bigger ones were given out right here in Central Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Burns works to support local firefighters, EMS with $275,766in funding

(Jan 17, 2020)

Grants can be used for equipment, training or other needs Read more

 

Burns lands another $105,000 for technology in local schools

(Jan 17, 2020)

Grants build on 2019 investments, total $175,000 for school tech, training Read more

 

Burns: St. Francis gets $28,500 grant to combat sexual assault

(Jan 17, 2020)

$2.44 million in state aid awarded to university since 2017 Read more

 

Burns: $77k state grant will prepare students for local STEM jobs

(Jan 16, 2020)

Investment is in workforce development program to grow regional economy Read more

 

Burns votes to stop closures of state centers like Ebensburg

(Jan 15, 2020)

Legislators cast a bipartisan vote to stop closer of two state centers for the intellectually disabled in Pennsylvania Read more

 

Burns crosses party lines to support Taxpayer Protection Act

(Jan 15, 2020)

EBENSBURG, Jan. 15 – Intrigued by the similarities between its aims and his own effort to pry public information from the state Liquor Control Board, state Rep. Frank Burns has sponsored a Republican-authored bill known as the Taxpayer Protection Act. Burns, D-Cambria, said H.B. 1316 not only seeks to limit the rate of state spending increases, tying them to the Consumer Price Index and population growth, it also would create greater transparency in a state budget process that often leaves rank-and-file legislators in the dark. “I have absolutely no qualms about crossing party lines to support good legislation,” Burns said. “That’s what my constituents expect of me, that’s what I’ve promised them – and that’s what I’m going to deliver.” As a fiscally conservative legislator who’s consistently refused to raise state taxes , sometimes in the face of enormous pressure from his own party, Burns said he would welcome the bill’s provision that would essentially tie state spending hikes to reasonable benchmarks. “Too many times, we’ve all been victimized by the Harrisburg shell game of, ‘Authorize the spending now, figure out how to pay for it later,’ which is doing things backward,” Burns said. “It’s time for that game to end, for everyone to know up front how the bills are going to be paid, and for state government to learn to live within Read more

 

Burns pushing to rein in out-of-control drug costs

(Jan 13, 2020)

Bill would lower costs, ensure access to life-saving medication such as insulin, epinephrine Read more

 

Burns urges local farms to consider applying for $1 million Ag grant program

(Jan 08, 2020)

Grants help farmers plan business, management strategies Read more

 

Burns announces $75,000 in grants for Penn Cambria, Central Cambria and Cambria Heights

(Jan 06, 2020)

Grants awarded to local schools will help increase student career readiness Read more

 

Prestigious PA House scholarship now accepting applications

(Jan 03, 2020)

The program, which is privately funded, awards a four-year scholarship to two students. Read more

 

Burns, school superintendents explore ways to curb bullying
1 day ago

Burns to host school bullying roundtable in Ebensburg
Feb 14, 2020

Burns lambasts governor’s veto of bill to keep state centers open
Feb 12, 2020

Proposed Portage-area solar farm reportedly would be biggest in state
Feb 11, 2020

Burns: $149,000 to help drug offenders break addiction
Feb 10, 2020

Burns: Irene Huschak named 2019 Charlie Vizzini Volunteerism Award winner
Jan 31, 2020

Burns announces $4 million for Lower Yoder sewer project
Jan 29, 2020

Burns urges local organizations to apply for public safety, support grants
Jan 27, 2020

Rep. Burns working for you!
Jan 27, 2020

Local colleges, schools awarded grants to advance tech, raise awareness of assault
Jan 21, 2020

Burns works to support local firefighters, EMS with $275,766in funding
Jan 17, 2020

Burns lands another $105,000 for technology in local schools
Jan 17, 2020

Burns: St. Francis gets $28,500 grant to combat sexual assault
Jan 17, 2020

Burns: $77k state grant will prepare students for local STEM jobs
Jan 16, 2020

Burns votes to stop closures of state centers like Ebensburg
Jan 15, 2020

Burns crosses party lines to support Taxpayer Protection Act
Jan 15, 2020

Burns pushing to rein in out-of-control drug costs
Jan 13, 2020

Burns urges local farms to consider applying for $1 million Ag grant program
Jan 08, 2020

Burns announces $75,000 in grants for Penn Cambria, Central Cambria and Cambria Heights
Jan 06, 2020

Prestigious PA House scholarship now accepting applications
Jan 03, 2020