Rigby Applauds Approval of Health Care Funding

Mar. 24, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Critical funding to help local hospitals and health care facilities address staffing shortages is now going to work, thanks to legislation supported in January by state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) and his House and Senate colleagues through a unanimous vote by the General Assembly.

Rigby Recognizes Local Emergency Responder Grant Recipients

Feb. 11, 2022 / Press Release

HARRISBURG - Fifteen fire and emergency medical services (EMS) companies in the 71st Legislative District were awarded more than $250,000 in funding support through the 2021-22 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program, according to state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown).

Rigby Applauds Approval of Health Care Funding

Jan. 26, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) joined colleagues on both sides of the aisle today in sending to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk legislation that would help local hospitals with retention and recruitment of nurses and frontline employees.

Rigby Announces Grant for Future Johnstown Park

Nov. 19, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Floating boat docks and fishing piers near Johnstown’s proposed Inclined Plane Riverside Park will be made possible through a $200,000 grant being awarded today, according to state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown).

Delozier, Jozwiak, Rigby, Kauffman Urge Responsible Prison Time

Oct. 28, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Following the release of cop-killer Russell “Maroon” Shoatz ordered by a Philadelphia Common Pleas judge, Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) and Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) announced today they will be introducing legislation to limit the law that gives judges discretion in granting early release to murderers and other serious violent offenders.

Rigby to Honor Fallen Firefighters in Bridge Renaming Ceremony

Sep. 28, 2021 /

WHAT: A ceremony hosted by state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) will officially rename the Franklin Street bridge which crosses the Stonycreek River as the City of Johnstown Firefighters Memorial Bridge. The name change is being made possible through House legislation authored by Rigby during the 2019-20 Legislative Session and will memorialize seven firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the residents of Johnstown.

Sankey, Rigby Support Fiscally-Responsible State Budget Plan

Jun. 30, 2021 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – State Reps. Tommy Sankey (R-Osceola Mills) and Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) today voted to support Senate Bill 255, the primary piece of legislation which makes up the 2021-22 state budget package. The bill, which passed by a 140-61 margin, now goes to the state Senate for consideration.

Johnstown-Area Businesses Outline COVID-19 Rebound Challenges, Say Rigby, Causer

May. 20, 2021 /

JOHNSTOWN – In continuing to gather information on how Pennsylvania businesses are currently functioning following the COVID-19 pandemic and what assistance they may need moving forward, Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) along with House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and members of the committee met with area businesses and organizations to discuss how the COVID-19 mitigation orders impacted their past and current daily operations.