Snyder: Bill would boost local highway maintenance

(Jun 03, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder's House Bill 2123 would provide fairer reimbursements to localities maintaining roadways once part of the state highway system. The reimbursement rate, which hasn’t been increased in 10 years, would increase the maintenance payment from the state Transportation Department to $6,000 a mile from $4,000. Read more

 

Farmers Market Nutrition Program for seniors opening June 1; It’s a fish-for-free day on May 29

(May 27, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that the season’s Farmers Market Nutrition Program for older adults opens on June 1. Eligible residents in Fayette, Greene and Washington counties can receive FREE vouchers to purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers markets. Also, May 29 is a Fish-for-Free Day in Pennsylvania with NO FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED. Read more

 

Remembering our heroes this Memorial Day

(May 24, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder will be speaking at two events May 29 to honor veterans over the Memorial Day weekend. Rep. Snyder will be at Garard’s Fort Cemetery at 11 a.m. Sunday, and at American Legion Post 816, Rices Landing, at 2 p.m. that same day. The lawmaker is urging all to take a moment to remember the true purpose of the holiday. Read more

 

Protect those who face danger daily

(May 23, 2016)

Sunbury Daily Item Editorial: Protect those who face danger daily Read more

 

Grants OK'd for veterans' services; Pepper spray bill introduced; and learn how to save for college, win a $529 college savings account

(May 20, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that the Fayette County Department of Veterans Affairs is among the groups approved for grants to expand services for veterans. Also, H.B. 2084 would ensure state prison guards carry pepper spray. Finally, the state Treasurer's Office is giving away a $529 college savings account to raise awareness about how to save for college. Read more

 

Bituminous Coal Queen visits state House of Representatives; Tenmile Creek radiation testing finds acceptable levels

(May 17, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder introduced the reigning Bituminous Coal Queen -- Katlyn Allison of Carmichaels -- to the state House of Representatives and presented her with a House citation congratulating her for her volunteer service, leadership and community spirit. Rep. Snyder also reports that further radiation testing along Tenmile Creek near the Clyde Mine Treatment Facility has found acceptable results in water and sludge samples. Read more

 

Snyder: Tenmile Creek radiation testing finds acceptable levels

(May 13, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that further radiation testing near along Tenmile Creek near the Clyde Mine Treatment Facility in Greene County has found acceptable results in water and sludge samples. Read more

 

Tenmile Creek Interim Update - January 2016 Sampling Summary

(May 13, 2016)

Tenmile Creek Interim Update -- January 2016 Sampling Summary Read more

 

Beware of IRS scams; Whiteley Creek to benefit from $27,800 Growing Greener grant

(May 11, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that fraud artists are peppering residents with a phone scam in which impostors claim to be from the IRS and ask for personal financial information after threatening a lawsuit for unpaid taxes. Please be aware that the IRS will NOT initiate first contact with you about taxes owed through. Also, a $27,800 Growing Greener grant has been awarded for riparian planting in SGL 223 just west of Garards Fort. Read more

 

Snyder warns residents of IRS phone scam

(May 11, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder alerts residents of a telephone scam in which taxpayers receive unsolicited calls from people claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service and demanding payment or risk a lawsuit. First and foremost, Rep. Snyder notes, the IRS DOES NOT initiate contact over the phone. Read more

 

Day of Prayer event May 5 at Greene County Fairgrounds; Happy Mother's Day as National Women's Health Week begins May 8

(May 05, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that a local observance of the National Day of Prayer is set for 5 p.m. May 5 at the Greene County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg. And, Mother's Day kicks off National Women's Health Week. Read more

 

PennDOT, Turnpike expanding 70 mph zones; Safer left turn signals -- flashing yellow arrows – coming to Pa.

(May 02, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that starting May 3, 396 additional miles of the turnpike and 400 additional miles of certain PennDOT highways will be converted to 70 mph, including a 33-mile stretch of I-79 from I-70 in Washington County south to the West Virginia border. PennDOT also is implementing a new type of traffic signal -- a flashing yellow arrow -- to replace the circular green indicators for left turns at signalized intersections. Read more

 

CARE -- family caregiver measure – signed into law

(Apr 22, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that the governor has signed into law PA CARE -- the Caregiver Advise, Record and Enable Act – which will support senior citizens and their families by keeping Pennsylvanians in their own homes longer. Rep. Snyder says she supported the legislation -- Act 20 of 2016 -- because over 1.6 million family caregivers across the state handling complex medical or nursing tasks will benefit from its provisions. Read more

 

Snyder: Over $390,000 awarded to area first responders

(Apr 20, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that state grants totaling more than $390,000 are coming to 37 fire and ambulance companies in the 50th Legislative District. And, the state House voted recently to extend the vital grant program for another four years. Read more

 

Electronics collection Wednesday at Greene County Fairgrounds; and 2017 bridge projects on tap in Greene County

(Apr 18, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that Greene County residents can dispose of electronic equipment from 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at the Greene County Fairgrounds Arena. Also, PennDOT has scheduled open houses for 5 p.m. Monday, April 25, at the Greene County Maintenance Office to explain and accept public input on two bridge projects set to get under way in 2017 in Morris and Dunkard townships. Read more

 

Workers Memorial Day; reforming child sex crimes laws; medical marijuana legislation heads to governor; and absentee ballots due soon

(Apr 13, 2016)

Rep. Snyder reports that the House adopted her resolution designating April 28 as Workers Memorial Day. The House also reformed child sexual abuse laws and sent to the governor a measure legalizing medical marijuana in Pa. Rep. also notes that deadlines loom for requesting and submitting absentee ballots for the April 26 primary. Read more

 

First of four electronics collection events on tap April 20; Tax return help available before April 18 deadline

(Apr 11, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that the first of four electronics collection events she's sponsoring with the Greene County Commissioners is set for 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at the Greene County Fairgrounds Arena, Waynesburg. Also, the state Revenue Department is extending its service hours to help taxpayers by phone before the midnight Monday, April 18, tax-filing deadline. Read more

 

Game Commissioners move on drones, hunting/trapping seasons and more

(Apr 06, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that the state Board of Game Commissioners has taken action on a number of significant matters, including the 2016-17 hunting and trapping seasons, a ban on drones in state game lands and turkey seasons. Read more

 

New company bringing 147 jobs to Redstone Twp.; April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

(Apr 04, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that ContactUS announced it will open a 175-seat call center along Roberts Road in Redstone Township, Fayette County. The firm is committed to providing 147 jobs and investing at least $838,000 at the site. Also, April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Rep. Snyder recommends putting 1-800-932-0313 into your phone contacts. It’s the toll-free number for Pennsylvania’s child abuse hotline. Read more

 

Cumberland Twp. road to close Monday; bill exempting farm stand signs from fees OK'd; dogs need licenses; and tax help

(Mar 31, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that a section of Crucible Road will close April 4 between Route 88 and Woodring Road in Cumberland Township for a bridge-restoration project. And, the House unanimously OK'd Rep. Snyder's bill that would exempt local farmers' markets and farm stands from state fees for signs. Also, information on how to license your dogs, and free tax help from the IRS. Read more

 

Snyder: Bill would boost local highway maintenance
Jun 03, 2016

Farmers Market Nutrition Program for seniors opening June 1; It’s a fish-for-free day on May 29
May 27, 2016

Remembering our heroes this Memorial Day
May 24, 2016

Protect those who face danger daily
May 23, 2016

Grants OK'd for veterans' services; Pepper spray bill introduced; and learn how to save for college, win a $529 college savings account
May 20, 2016

Bituminous Coal Queen visits state House of Representatives; Tenmile Creek radiation testing finds acceptable levels
May 17, 2016

Snyder: Tenmile Creek radiation testing finds acceptable levels
May 13, 2016

Tenmile Creek Interim Update - January 2016 Sampling Summary
May 13, 2016

Beware of IRS scams; Whiteley Creek to benefit from $27,800 Growing Greener grant
May 11, 2016

Snyder warns residents of IRS phone scam
May 11, 2016

Day of Prayer event May 5 at Greene County Fairgrounds; Happy Mother's Day as National Women's Health Week begins May 8
May 05, 2016

PennDOT, Turnpike expanding 70 mph zones; Safer left turn signals -- flashing yellow arrows – coming to Pa.
May 02, 2016

CARE -- family caregiver measure – signed into law
Apr 22, 2016

Snyder: Over $390,000 awarded to area first responders
Apr 20, 2016

Electronics collection Wednesday at Greene County Fairgrounds; and 2017 bridge projects on tap in Greene County
Apr 18, 2016

Workers Memorial Day; reforming child sex crimes laws; medical marijuana legislation heads to governor; and absentee ballots due soon
Apr 13, 2016

First of four electronics collection events on tap April 20; Tax return help available before April 18 deadline
Apr 11, 2016

Game Commissioners move on drones, hunting/trapping seasons and more
Apr 06, 2016

New company bringing 147 jobs to Redstone Twp.; April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Apr 04, 2016

Cumberland Twp. road to close Monday; bill exempting farm stand signs from fees OK'd; dogs need licenses; and tax help
Mar 31, 2016