MERCY COUNTY – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) has announced that two Mercer County communities will receive a total of $1,675,000 in grants and loans from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PennVEST). Bonner stated that PennVEST is a state agency dedicated to improving Pennsylvania’s environment and the health of its people by providing low interest loans and grants for sewer, storm water and drinking water projects throughout the Commonwealth. PennVEST also helps to clean rivers and streams in our communities for the enjoyment of our citizens and the protection of our environment.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Buter) issued the following statement: “The United States Congress met on Jan. 6 to certify the votes of the Electoral College for president and vice president in accord with the United States Constitution and to receive any objections from the members of Congress to the lawful right of any state delegation to cast such a vote. This process of objecting to the Electoral College delegates has been a long-established right under law and has been used on multiple occasions by legislators to challenge the right of Electoral College delegates to vote.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) has been sworn in to serve his first full term in the House of Representatives. Bonner issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) that will freeze Cost of Living Adjustments (COLAs) for state government officials beginning Dec. 1, 2020 through Nov. 30, 2021, has been signed into law by the governor.
GROVE CITY – As one of the plaintiffs in the case of County of Butler v. Wolf, Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) issued the following update on Monday’s historic U.S. District Court ruling that Gov. Tom Wolf’s and Health Secretary Rachel Levine’s COVID-19 congregate gathering, stay-at-home and business shutdown restrictions are unconstitutional.
GROVE CITY – As one of the plaintiffs in the case of County of Butler v. Wolf, Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) issued the following statement on Monday’s historic U.S. District Court ruling that Gov. Tom Wolf’s and Health Secretary Rachel Levine’s COVID-19 congregate gathering, stay-at-home and business shutdown restrictions are unconstitutional.
HARRISBURG – For the benefit of all Pennsylvanians, Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) implored Gov. Tom Wolf to sign House Bill 2463. Under his unilateral emergency rule, Gov. Wolf has suspended the law that state agencies must respond to requests for public information. This legislation (House Bill 2463) would not only provide necessary government information to the public that has been withheld by the governor during the COVID-19 pandemic, it would also ensure transparency during future emergencies.
GROVE CITY – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) announced today that he will be hosting appointments for constituents to meet with him on Thursday, May 21, and Friday, May 22.
GROVE CITY – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) announced today that he joined Congressman Mike Kelly, state Reps. Marci Mustello (R-Butler) and Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler), county officials from Butler, Washington, Fayette and Greene counties, as well as southwestern PA business owners in filing a lawsuit against Gov. Tom Wolf at the United States District Court in Pittsburgh on Thursday, May 7. The lawsuit alleges that Gov. Tom Wolf has acted in an unconstitutional manner in exercising emergency powers requiring non-essential businesses to close and citizens to remain in their homes due to the COVID-19 virus.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) today announced that he has co-sponsored legislation to freeze Cost of Living Adjustments (COLAs) for Pennsylvania public officials through 2021 in response to the financial turmoil that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused all Pennsylvania residents.
HARRISBURG – A bicameral group of Butler County legislators recently submitted a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf urging him to move the southwest county from the very restricted red phase to the beginning-to-open yellow phase.
GROVE CITY – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) announced today that Mercer County will move to the yellow phase under Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan, while Butler County will remain in the red phase, which includes the stay-at-home order.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) announced today that new funding assistance for community development and affordable housing activities to address the COVID-19 pandemic under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act has been awarded to Grove City Borough and Pine Township in Mercer County.
GROVE CITY – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) announced today that his district office is available and ready to serve the residents of the 8th Legislative District.