Takac officially sworn in for first term in office

Will represent the 82nd Legislative District

HARRISBURG, Jan. 3 – State Rep. Paul Takac took the oath of office in the state Capitol today to begin representing the 82nd Legislative District.

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

Takac said he will prioritize ensuring full and fair funding for education, championing environmental justice and the transition to a clean energy economy, protecting individual rights, supporting working people and families, and investing in our local communities.

“I am honored and proud to be in this position,” Takac said. “My community elected me because they believe that I will prioritize the issues that matter most and now it’s up to me to show them they made the right choice. I am excited for the year ahead, and to roll up my sleeves and get to work for the people of Centre County.”

Takac said his office can help 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 www.pahouse.com/Takac.

The 82nd Legislative District represents a wide and diverse swath of Centre County, including the townships of Benner, Boggs, Burnside, College, Curtin, Harris, Howard, Liberty, Marion, Snow Shoe and Union, and the boroughs of Howard, Milesburg, Snow Shoe and State College.

Court of Common Pleas Judge John McNally administered the oath of office. This year marks Pennsylvania’s 207th legislative session.

The Democratic Caucus continues to become more reflective of the commonwealth, with 35 women and 34 people of color. In addition, this is the largest and most diverse class of freshman Democratic legislators in over a decade; there are 26 new members and 8 are women.