WHAT: As part of an assembled group of government representatives from the local, state and federal level, state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) will offer reaction to the United States Steel Corporation’s recently-expressed desire to search for a site to build a new steel mill.
HARRISBURG – Establishing relationships with his or her contemporaries is one of the priorities for a state legislator, as state Reps. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) and Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) quickly found out.
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.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) is applauding the Johnstown Redevelopment Authority (JRA) on being awarded a more than $253,000 grant that will be used to address blighted properties in the city.
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.
WHAT: Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) will be joined by House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and members of the committee for a hearing with area businesses and organizations about the challenges they face in rebounding from COVID-19 mitigation orders.
HARRISBURG – The appointment of state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) to serve on the House Government Oversight Committee is just the latest in a list of added responsibilities the second-term legislator has been asked to take on.
HARRISBURG – Two Cambria County schools which applied for food safety grants through the Pennsylvania Department of Education can both claim success today, according to state Reps. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) and Tommy Sankey (R-Hastings).
HARRISBURG – State Reps. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria), Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) and Mike Armanini (R-Clearfield/Elk) are applauding more than $31 million in statewide railroad improvements that are being funded by the Pennsylvania Transportation Commission.
HARRISBURG – State Reps. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) and Jim Rigby (R-Cambria) have been appointed to serve as deputy whips for the 2021-22 Legislative Session under House Majority Whip Donna Oberlander (R-Armstrong/Clarion/Forest).
HARRISBURG – With conditions nationally mimicking the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) is changing course and allowing only individuals with scheduled appointments to visit his district office at 1340 Franklin St. in Johnstown.
HARRISBURG – Ten schools in legislative districts represented by state Reps. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk), Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) and Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) have earned Safe School Targeted Grants through the Department of Education.
HARRISBURG – A “cool” new recreational opportunity is a step closer to becoming a reality in Johnstown, according to state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown).
HARRISBURG – Two local cultural and historical entities that have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are being awarded grants to atone for lost revenue according to state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown).
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) is applauding continued efforts to recognize and revitalize historic portions of Johnstown and the surrounding area, following the awarding of four grants by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
HARRISBURG – Last week, the Johnstown Inclined Plane was nationally acclaimed when it earned a Save America’s Treasures matching grant. Now a local reclamation project is receiving nationwide notoriety, according to state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown).
HARRISBURG – Everyone in Cambria County knows it. State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) is happy to see someone outside of Pennsylvania recognize the Johnstown Inclined Plane as more than just a local attraction.
HARRISBURG – The Greater Johnstown Area School District will receive nearly $79,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding designated for specific schools that are economically disadvantaged and have demonstrated a need for additional support under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The money is targeted for Greater Johnstown Middle School, according to state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown).
HARRISBURG - Three much-needed water and sewer projects in Johnstown and the surrounding area are the recipients of grants from the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s (CFAs) PA Small Water and H2O programs, according to state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown).
HARRISBURG - While recognizing the need to support all schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) wants to especially acknowledge the recent financial support given to career and technical education (CTE) by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.