Snyder honors esteemed local educator, national labor leader

(Apr 01, 2015)

Rep. Snyder won unanimous House support for her measures honoring George J. Plava, a longtime Fayette County educator, and John Mitchell, a renowned national labor leader. Snyder noted that the good the men did while among us will never be forgotten, and both improved the lives and livelihoods of countless residents. Read more

 

Grants available to catch illegal dumpers; time running out to apply for heating assistance

(Mar 27, 2015)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that municipalities and nonprofits can now apply for grants for surveillance cameras to help catch illegal dumpers. Also, time is running out to apply for heating assistance through LIHEAP, Pennsylvania’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Read more

 

A how-to guide for employers on hiring people with disabilities; and state police are looking for a few good horses

(Mar 23, 2015)

Rep. Snyder, a member of the House Labor & Industry Committee, reports that the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation offers employers a one-stop guide to everything business needs to know to help hire and retain people with disabilities. Also, the state police’s 26-horse mounted patrol unit is seeking donations of horses to be used statewide for searches, crowd control, security, and patrol operations of remote areas. Read more

 

Specialized help for vets, their families available monthly; online safety resources; and reporting potholes

(Mar 20, 2015)

Rep. Snyder’s Carmichaels office will sponsor American Legion service representatives to help military veterans and their families. The specialized outreach will be available on the fourth Thursday of every month, beginning March 26. Resources to protect children and other vulnerable citizens from cyber-criminals are available online at www.onguardonline.gov. Also, you can report a pothole on a state road by calling the PennDOT Pothole Hotline at 1-800-349-7623 or online via the Customer Care Center. Read more

 

Snyder to hold monthly veterans outreach at Carmichaels office

(Mar 19, 2015)

Rep. Snyder is launching a veterans outreach featuring American Legion service specialists on the fourth Thursday of every month at her constituent-service office at 104 S. Market St., Carmichaels. Read more

 

Legislation, charity target students, kids with special needs

(Mar 13, 2015)

As someone who’s concerned about helping those with special needs, Rep. Snyder is informing residents that Variety the Children’s Charity has 250 bikes available for eligible children with disabilities and hopes residents will help spread the word. Meanwhile, a bill that would provide work experience for high school students with disabilities was OK'd in the Labor & Industry Committee. Read more

 

Study confirms that longwall mining is an economic pillar; and PUC launches online searches for utility complaints

(Mar 11, 2015)

Rep. Snyder says a study by the Pennsylvania Economy League of Greater Pittsburgh illustrates how much longwall mining means to Greene and Washington counties. Also, consumers can now search online for formal complaints filed against regulated utilities and suppliers. Read more

 

Online tools display estimates of proposed school funding, property tax reductions; tax-filing options available; and 'Spring Ahead' this weekend

(Mar 06, 2015)

State Rep. Pam Snyder reports that estimates are available online of what every public school district in the commonwealth would realize in education funding and property tax relief under Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget. Also, a number of safe, convenient and free personal income tax-filing options are available in advance of the April 15 tax-filing deadline. It’s also time this weekend to turn your clocks ahead for daylight-saving time. Read more

 

Gov. Wolf launches budget process

(Mar 03, 2015)

Gov. Tom Wolf today launched the process of formulating a state budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year and laid out a very aggressive agenda. One thing is certain, it will change many times before a final vote is taken on the budget. Read more

 

Liquor deregulation measure is a losing proposition; oral chemotherapy bill passes House

(Feb 26, 2015)

State Rep. Pam Snyder, like many citizens, believes improvements to the way beer, liquor and spirits are sold in Pennsylvania are long overdue. However, H.B. 466, the plan pushed to a vote Thursday by House Republican leadership, is a losing proposition – losing controls, losing revenues and losing jobs. On the brighter side, the House voted this week for a bill that would require health insurance providers that cover intravenous cancer chemotherapy to cover oral chemotherapy treatment equally. Read more

 

House passes anti-cyber harassment bill; Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful sponsoring video contest

(Feb 25, 2015)

Rep. Pam Snyder is a supporter of legislation that would make it a crime to threaten a child through electronic communication. H.B. 229 has cleared the House and now awaits action in the Senate. The 2015 Great American Cleanup of PA begins Sunday, March 1. As part of the effort, there’s a video contest with a $200 prize for first place. Great American Cleanup of PA is looking for videos showing individuals, groups, children, and adults having fun making communities clean and beautiful. Read more

 

Rep. Snyder readies bills on early voting, job bias and minors’ health services

(Feb 18, 2015)

As the commonwealth awaits Gov. Tom Wolf’s March 3 budget address, Rep. Snyder has introduced legislation that would: 1. Improve access to voting; 2. Streamline and clarify when a minor’s consent is needed for mental health examinations and other health services; and 3. Prohibit employers from discriminating based on a job applicant's marital or parental status. Read more

 

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Forms Now Available; brutal temperatures forecast over Presidents Day holiday weekend

(Feb 13, 2015)

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program application forms have arrived, and my staff is ready to help you file yours. Frigid temperatures are on tap this Presidents Day holiday weekend, and residents are urged to check on older neighbors and take special precautions with pets. Please note that my offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 16. Read more

 

Snyder: Measures would honor local heroes for their sacrifices

(Feb 11, 2015)

The state House unanimously approved Rep. Pam Snyder’s legislation honoring two members of America’s armed forces from southwestern Pennsylvania killed in action in Vietnam and Somalia. H.B. Bill 178 would name the Exit 28 Mon-Fayette Expressway Interchange in Washington County as the Marine Corporal Thomas R. Matty Memorial Interchange. H.B. 179 would designate the Route 88 bridge over Muddy Creek in Greene County as the Army Corporal Richard W. Kowalewski, Jr. Memorial Bridge. Read more

 

Info on trout stockings, season available; 2015 Great American Cleanup of PA on tap; and shred event set for May 9

(Feb 06, 2015)

Information on trout stockings and seasons are available now. Also, registration opens for 2015 Great American Cleanup of PA, and a document-shredding event at the Greene County Fairgrounds is set for May 9. Finally, congratulations to area first responders who have been awarded more than $350,000 in state grants. Read more

 

Snyder: Over $350,000 in grants awarded to area first responders

(Feb 04, 2015)

HARRISBURG, Feb. 4 – State Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Greene/Fayette/Washington, today announced that more than $350,000 in state grants is coming to 34 fire and ambulance companies in the 50 th Legislative District. “First responders are at the core of public safety, and these grants enable them to focus more on saving our lives and properties rather than raising funds,” Snyder said. “These men and women make a tremendous sacrifice, and I applaud their service to our communities.” Funding for the 2014-15 Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program is generated from slot machine proceeds and not General Fund tax revenue, Snyder said. Greene County recipients are: Bobtown-Dunkard Volunteer Fire Dept., $11,791; Bobtown-Dunkard Volunteer Fire Dept. EMS, $7,444; Carmichaels-Cumberland Township Volunteer Fire Dept., $12,622; Center Township Volunteer Fire Co., $12,345; Clarksville & Community Volunteer Fire Dept. EMS,$7,444; Clarksville & Community Volunteer Fire Dept.,$11,514; Crucible Volunteer Fire Dept., $11,514; Graysville Volunteer Fire Co., $11,514; Greensboro-Monongahela Township Volunteer Fire Co., $11,514; Greensboro-Monongahela Township Volunteer Fire Co. EMS, $7,444; Jefferson Volunteer Fire Co., $12,345; Jefferson Volunteer Fire Co. EMS, $7,444; Morris Township Volunteer Fire Co., $11,514; Mount Morris Community Volunteer Fire Co., Read more

 

2015 trout stocking schedules available here!

(Feb 04, 2015)

The 2015 adult trout stocking schedules are now available online. Just click on icon at left. In southwestern Pennsylvania, a Mentored Youth Day will be held on April 11, the Saturday before the April 18 regular opening day of trout season. Read more

 

New Redstone office is open TO SERVE YOU! Funding available for treatment programs for veterans

(Jan 30, 2015)

My new office in Redstone Township is ready to assist Fayette County constituents three days a week with any state matter. Also, applications are being sought from veterans service and statewide charitable organizations for funding for programs benefiting Pennsylvania veterans. Read more

 

Snyder: Small games of chance club licensees get five-month reprieve

(Jan 30, 2015)

Technical problems have forced the state Department of Revenue to suspend a Feb. 1 reporting deadline for clubs with proceeds from small games of chance last year of $20,000 or more. Read more

 

Snyder honors esteemed local educator, national labor leader
Apr 01, 2015

Grants available to catch illegal dumpers; time running out to apply for heating assistance
Mar 27, 2015

A how-to guide for employers on hiring people with disabilities; and state police are looking for a few good horses
Mar 23, 2015

Specialized help for vets, their families available monthly; online safety resources; and reporting potholes
Mar 20, 2015

Snyder to hold monthly veterans outreach at Carmichaels office
Mar 19, 2015

Legislation, charity target students, kids with special needs
Mar 13, 2015

Study confirms that longwall mining is an economic pillar; and PUC launches online searches for utility complaints
Mar 11, 2015

Online tools display estimates of proposed school funding, property tax reductions; tax-filing options available; and 'Spring Ahead' this weekend
Mar 06, 2015

Gov. Wolf launches budget process
Mar 03, 2015

Liquor deregulation measure is a losing proposition; oral chemotherapy bill passes House
Feb 26, 2015

House passes anti-cyber harassment bill; Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful sponsoring video contest
Feb 25, 2015

Rep. Snyder readies bills on early voting, job bias and minors’ health services
Feb 18, 2015

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Forms Now Available; brutal temperatures forecast over Presidents Day holiday weekend
Feb 13, 2015

House votes to honor two local military heroes; Medicaid expansion in the works
Feb 12, 2015

Snyder: Measures would honor local heroes for their sacrifices
Feb 11, 2015

Info on trout stockings, season available; 2015 Great American Cleanup of PA on tap; and shred event set for May 9
Feb 06, 2015

Snyder: Over $350,000 in grants awarded to area first responders
Feb 04, 2015

2015 trout stocking schedules available here!
Feb 04, 2015

New Redstone office is open TO SERVE YOU! Funding available for treatment programs for veterans
Jan 30, 2015

Snyder: Small games of chance club licensees get five-month reprieve
Jan 30, 2015