HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf today unveiled his proposed state budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year before a joint session of the General Assembly. The more than $36 billion spending plan is $2 billion above the enacted 2019-20 budget and includes a request for an additional $6 million in debt service.
HARRISBURG – An active first year in office has earned state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) a deputy chairmanship on the House Majority Policy Committee.
HARRISBURG – When state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) returned home from session last fall, news of House passage of a series of “Helpers and Heroes” bills for emergency responders was very well received. Still, he knew the process was merely a third of the way done.
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 – When state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) was elected to represent the 71st Legislative District, members of the Buchan family were among his first visitors.
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) has expressed his disappointment in the governor’s decision to veto the election bill which was passed by the General Assembly as a part of the budget process.
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.
WHAT: Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) is hosting a press conference about the budget, Keystone Economic Zones, job expansion and more.