HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown ) issued the following statement in reaction to Cambria and Somerset counties being transitioned to the “green phase” on Friday, June 5, as part of the governor’s plan to reopen Pennsylvania during the COVID-19 pandemic:
HARRISBURG - State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) firmly believes “you can’t spend what you don’t have, especially when you don’t know what you have.” With that as a basis, he joined colleagues on both sides of the aisle today in sending to Gov. Tom Wolf the package of state budget legislation for the first portion of the 2020-21 fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) prefers to give credit where credit is due. That’s why he is encouraging school districts to apply for financial assistance from the federal government.
HARRISBURG – Both Cambria and Somerset counties are among the next 13 Pennsylvania counties being moved to the yellow phase of reopening by Gov. Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine. The change, which was announced Friday, will officially take place at 12:01 a.m. this Friday, May 15.
HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania is a diverse state with 67 diverse counties. State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) wishes Gov. Tom Wolf would have remembered that while formulating a plan for “reopening Pennsylvania.”
HARRISBURG - State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) knew there had to be another way to give Pennsylvania businesses a choice of whether or not to reopen following Gov. Tom Wolf’s vetoed Senate Bill 613.
HARRISBURG – As a former police chief and volunteer fireman, state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) has a unique perspective.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) today announced $210,000 in School Safety and Security Grants for school districts in the 71st Legislative District.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) says our investments in education need to match our country’s future workforce needs.
HARRISBURG – In most cases, a strong school district is at the center of a strong community, according to state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown), who’s supporting a $25,000 grant received by the Greater Johnstown School District.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania easily leads the nation with more than one million concealed carry permits having been issued to citizens. What concerns state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) is ensuring permit holders are aware of their responsibilities.
HARRISBURG – Sen. Wayne Langerholc Jr. (R-35) and Rep. Jim Rigby (R-71) today announced the approval of $2.1 million in state grants to help pay for transportation projects in Cambria and Clearfield counties.
HARRISBURG – Ferndale Area High School-grad and 71st Legislative District state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) will be the featured speaker this Friday, Nov. 8, at the school’s inaugural Veterans Day Assembly and Breakfast, which will begin at 7:50 a.m. The school is located at 600 Harlan Ave, Johnstown.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown), a former volunteer firefighter and police chief, has firsthand knowledge of the sacrifices made by our firefighters and emergency medical service (EMS) providers.
HARRISBURG – Changing clocks this weekend for daylight saving time also serves as a reminder of cooler temperatures and the chance for residents of the 71st District to get assistance with keeping warm this winter.
HARRISBURG – As a former police chief and employee of the American Red Cross, state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) knows the challenges emergency responders face.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) hopes the men and women who serve and have served our country will take advantage of a monthly opportunity he is providing.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) will host a Shredding Event on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 4-7 p.m. in the parking lot of the Greater Johnstown High School, 222 Central Ave. in Johnstown.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) is endorsing a grant received by the Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority (CCCRA) that will promote walking and bicycling in Johnstown.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) and Sen. Wayne Langerholc (R-Bedford/Cambria/Clearfield) will attend a public information panel discussion held by the Forest Hills Ministerium. The discussion will take place on Thursday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m., in the Forest Hills High School LGI Room at 535 Locust St. in Sidman.