HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Butler/Mercer) announced today that Slippery Rock University has received $100,000 in grant funding for special education training programs from the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
HARRISBURG – State Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) and Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) announced today the approval of state funding for a project in Perry Township.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Butler/Mercer) invites residents of Mercer and Butler counties to attend one his two upcoming Senior Breakfast events.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Butler/Mercer) announced he has been appointed to serve on the House Judiciary, Health and Ethics committees for the 2023-24 legislative session.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Butler/Mercer) today announced that 18 fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) companies in the 17th Legislative District will collectively receive nearly $225,000 in state grants through the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program.
HARRISBURG – Slippery Rock University (SRU) will soon be building new headquarters for its police department and ROTC program thanks to an $850,000 grant through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), according to Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) and Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) announced today that Balmaghie Beverage Group will receive $2.5 million in funding from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) to be used to construct a new multi-building production and retail complex in the Grove City Area, Mercer County. Private investments in the project will be near $10 million.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) today announced that Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) has appointed him to serve as a manager in the forthcoming impeachment trial of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) today announced his legislation that would require Contract Health Care Service Agencies that provide temporary nursing workers in nursing homes, assisted living residences and personal care homes to register with the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) as a condition of their operations in the Commonwealth was signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf.
PITTSBURGH – Reps. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) and Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) today called for an audit and Independent Fiscal Office review of the rental payments being made by the Pittsburgh Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies under an agreement linked to state funding. Additionally, they urged that information be collected about the credits used by the teams to reduce or eliminate their rental payments.
WHAT: With the state having contributed millions of dollars to construction of four professional sports stadiums in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, lawmakers are introducing legislation for the Office of the Auditor General to audit the stadiums to ensure that legal requirements are being met.
MARION TOWNSHIP – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) is pleased to announce Marion Township has received $3.75 million in grant money from the Community Development Block Grant – Coronavirus Funds (CDBG-CV) for its Sewage System Infrastructure Improvement Project.
GROVE CITY – The emergency medical services (EMS) crisis is sweeping the Commonwealth. Reps. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) and Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) brought emergency responders and health care professionals together to testify before the House Majority Policy Committee on the issues they face.
WHAT: Reps. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) and Parke Wentling (R-Mercer/Crawford/Erie/Lawrence) will host the House Majority Policy Committee for a hearing on the EMS crisis Pennsylvania is facing. The committee will receive testimony concerning funding problems, staffing shortages, delayed response times, quality of care issues and the future path of the ambulance service in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to provide a standard notice to each nursing home resident and their designated representatives at the time of their admission, authored by Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler), has passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. This letter would state their option of having legal representation available to assist with the application for Medicaid benefits.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler) has announced the passing of a fiscally responsible and strong bi-partisan $42.8 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23, which he supported. This budget ensures that there will be no tax increases or new taxes. Overall, it represents a 2.9% increase in spending over the prior fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner’s (R-Mercer/Butler) legislation that would require Contract Health Care Service Agencies that provide temporary nursing workers in nursing homes, assisted living residences and personal care homes to register with Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) as a condition of their operations in the Commonwealth has passed the House of Representatives.
BUTLER AND MERCER COUNTIES – Residents of the eighth legislative district in Mercer and Butler counties are invited to attend one of the upcoming Senior Breakfasts hosted by Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Buter) has introduced legislation that would make it a first-degree misdemeanor for any public official of a municipality to vote for, direct or induce any law enforcement officer to not enforce a state law or to establish penalties for traffic or criminal violations other than as provided by state law.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would restrict where landfills may operate in the Commonwealth has been introduced by Rep. Tim Bonner (R-Mercer/Butler).