Fleming sworn in for first term

HARRISBURG, Jan. 3 – State Rep. Justin Fleming took the oath of office today in the state Capitol to begin his first term representing the 105th Legislative District in Dauphin County.

The noon swearing-in ceremony marked the beginning of the 2023-24 session of the Pennsylvania House.

Fleming has spent nearly 18 years in and around state government as a public servant and as an advocate to expand mental health care and provide more resources for children in Pennsylvania. Fleming has also served as Susquehanna Township commissioner for the 8th Ward.

“I’m looking forward to taking on the challenges of the new year and new session,” Fleming said. “It’s time that the PA House reflects the will and voice of the people. I’m looking forward to joining my colleagues and working to better the state for all.”

Fleming said his office can help residents of Lower Paxton Township, Penbrook Borough and Susquehanna Township with a variety of state-related services, including home heating assistance, children’s health insurance, prescription drug and property tax/rent rebate assistance. Residents can find out more by going to PaHouse.com/Fleming. Fleming’s district office is located at 4807 Jonestown Road, Suite 149 First Floor, in Harrisburg.

Dauphin County Judge John McNally administered the oath of office.

In his first term, Fleming joins 26 other first-term members. It’s the largest and most diverse class of freshmen legislators in more than a decade.

The Democratic Caucus continues to become more reflective of the state’s people with 35 women and 34 people of color.