Funding Approved to Upgrade Infrastructure in Adams Township, Rigby Says

Jul. 17, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) today announced that the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) has approved the Forest Hills Municipal Authority’s request for a loan of $4,467,500, which will fund a sewage upgrade project in Forest Hills Borough and Adams Township. The loan will have a 1% interest rate for the first five years of repayment, followed by a 1.743% rate for the remainder of the term, which is scheduled for 20 years.

Proper Flag Disposal Subject of Local Legislator’s Event

Jul. 05, 2019 /

WHAT: Proper and respectful disposal of worn, tattered American flags will be the subject of an educational event hosted by state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset). Those in attendance will witness an actual disposal ceremony, as well as learn about the history and symbolism of the American flag.

Rigby to Host Flag Disposal Ceremony

Jun. 27, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) will be hosting an American flag disposal ceremony on July 6, at 11 a.m., at his Johnstown district office, located at 1340 Franklin St. Rigby’s office has been collecting, and will continue to collect, worn and tattered flags for the event.

Bridge Naming Would Honor Local Military Hero, Rigby Says

Jun. 27, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) today announced that the House of Representatives has voted unanimously to pass his House Bill 1595, which would designate the Washington Street Bridge in Johnstown as the SFC Raymond R. Buchan Memorial Bridge.

Rigby Collecting Worn American Flags at Johnstown, Sidman Offices

May. 17, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) will be collecting torn and tattered American flags from now through July 26 at his Johnstown and Sidman district offices. The flags are being collected in preparation for an event planned by district office staff for the end of July.

Safety Grants Awarded to Schools in 71st District

May. 01, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) today announced that school districts in the 71st District have been awarded $241,744 in grants via the School Safety and Security Grant Program. These funds will be used to create a safer learning environment for our students, allowing them to learn to their full potential.

Rigby, Langerholc Announce PENNVEST Project Approvals in Johnstown

Apr. 17, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) and Sen. Wayne Langerholc, (R-Bedford/Cambria/Clearfield) today announced that the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority, known as PENNVEST, has approved two projects set to take place within the City of Johnstown.

*Postponed Until Further Notice* --Rigby to Host Conversation about Eradicating PA’s Opioid Epidemic

Apr. 16, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) is hosting Jason Ronczka, vice president of operations for One Health Solutions, and members of the Executive Leadership Team to discuss a way to eradicate the opioid epidemic. One Health Solutions purchased Cambria Rowe Business College for its flagship location and will be investing millions of dollars in renovations. In addition to providing a solution to people fighting opioid abuse that could be court-ordered or voluntary, One Health Solutions will bring 100 jobs to Cambria County in the next three to five years.

Rigby Offers Veteran Outreach Hours on April 16 in Johnstown

Apr. 02, 2019 /

JOHNSTOWN – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) will be offering veterans affairs outreach hours in his district office at 1340 Franklin St. in Johnstown on Tuesday, April 16, from 2-4:30 p.m. An accredited field service officer from the American Legion Department of Pennsylvania will be available to assist veterans with a variety of issues.

Rigby to Host Conversation about Eradicating PA’s Opioid Epidemic

Apr. 01, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) is hosting Jason Ronczka, vice president of operations for One Health Solutions, and members of the Executive Leadership Team to discuss a way to eradicate the opioid epidemic. One Health Solutions purchased Cambria Rowe Business College for its flagship location and will be investing millions of dollars in renovations. In addition to providing a solution to people fighting opioid abuse that could be court-ordered or voluntary, One Health Solutions will bring 100 jobs to Cambria County in the next three to five years.

House Committee Supports Rigby’s Bill to Thwart Theft, Combat Opioid Epidemic

Feb. 04, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The House Consumer Affairs Committee unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) that would allow for greater tracking by law enforcement of stolen jewelry and other items containing precious metals, as well as fight the opioid epidemic as the sales often fund the purchase of illegal drugs.

Rigby Facilitates Dispersal of Scholarship Info to Students

Jan. 29, 2019 /

Rigby Facilitates Dispersal of Scholarship Info to Students

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) welcomed principals, superintendents and teachers representing schools in the 71st district to his office to hear from United States Army soldiers about the Army Reserve Minuteman Scholarship, which covers full tuition and fees or $10,000 per year toward room and board at any college or university served by an Army (ROTC) program.