Rigby Announces Infrastructure Award for Windber

Jul. 17, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) is pleased to announce a more than $14 million Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) award being presented to the Windber Area Authority for use in improving its wastewater treatment process.

Rigby Says 2024-25 Budget Unsustainable

Jul. 11, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) issued the following statement regarding his “no” vote on the 2024-25 state budget, which passed largely along party lines in the House.

Rigby, Policy Committee Host Fourth in Series of Hearings on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 21, 2024 /

LORETTO—Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) and the House Republican Policy Committee, led by Chairman Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), convened the fourth in a series of hearings to discuss House Bill 2388, the House Republican tax cut bill that would return $3 billion to the people of Pennsylvania by reducing the Personal Income Tax (PIT) rate from 3.07% to 2.8% and eliminating the Gross Receipts Tax on electric bills.

House GOP Policy Committee to Hold Hearing in Cambria County on Historic Tax Cuts

Jun. 18, 2024 /

WHAT: House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) and other lawmakers will host the fourth in a series of hearings titled “Historic Tax Cuts” to discuss the House Republican tax cut plan (House Bill 2388) that would reduce the Personal Income Tax and eliminate the Gross Receipts Tax on electricity.

Rigby Invites Media to Join Fire, EMS Listening Tour

May. 10, 2024 /

WHAT: Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) and members of the House Fire and EMS Caucus will meet with Cambria County firefighters and emergency responders to discuss the needs of the men and women who are on the front lines. Members of the media are invited to join and participate in the listening tour.

‘Coffee and Conversation’ Compliments of Rigby

Feb. 26, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) is preparing to host the first in a series of public meetings designed to allow residents of the district he represents to get the latest information and ask questions about state government issues.

Republican Lawmakers to Introduce Bills Combatting Swatting

Feb. 22, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Working to provide law enforcement officials with more tools in their arsenal to prosecute individuals on charges related to “swatting,” a dangerous act where a person places a hoax 911 alleging a hostage situation or other serious threat, a group of House Republicans announced they’ll introduce a series of bills.

Rigby to Honor Local Vietnam Era Veteran

Feb. 15, 2024 /

WHAT: The portion of Syberton Road which crosses Clearfield Creek in Gallitzin Township, Cambria County, will be dedicated in honor of Private Martin J. Hanlon, a 1968 Penn Cambria High School graduate. Pvt. Hanlon was killed in action in 1970 during the Vietnam War when the truck on which he was serving as a gunner struck a landmine in the roadway in Quang Nam Province of South Vietnam. The renaming is taking place as the result of legislation authored by state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) which became part of Senate Bill 621/Act 17 of 2023.

Rigby on Shapiro 2024-25 Budget Proposal: ‘What About Next Year?

Feb. 07, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – After listening on Tuesday to Gov. Josh Shapiro’s budget proposal for the 2024-25 fiscal year, state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) immediately turned his thoughts to the following year’s budget cycle. He explained why in the following statement on the heels of Shapiro’s address before members of the General Assembly:

Rigby Announces Local Infrastructure Improvement Grants

Dec. 20, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Upgrades to three Cambria County water and stormwater systems are the result of successful grant applications made by those systems’ leaders, according to state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset).

Rigby Applauds Investments in Local Infrastructure

Oct. 18, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – State Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) is pleased to announce the reception of a pair of Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) awards to two municipalities in the district he represents.

Rigby to Host Senior Safe Driving Seminar

Jul. 28, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) and Seniors for Safe Driving are teaming up to host a Mature Driver Improvement Course on Thursday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cresson Fire Hall, 223 Ashcroft Ave. in Cresson.

Rigby Legislation Leads to Honor for Local Serviceman

Jul. 05, 2023 /

WHAT: State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) will host a ceremony to officially dedicate the portion of U.S. Route 219 which crosses Jackson Street in Summerhill Borough, Cambria County, as the Staff Sergeant Paul Regis Wilburn Memorial Bridge. The dedication is the result of legislation introduced by Rigby which became part of Act 140 of 2022.

State Champion Wrestler Honored in Harrisburg, Says Rigby

Jun. 06, 2023 /

State Champion Wrestler Honored in Harrisburg, Says Rigby

HARRISBURG – On Monday, state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) presented a House citation to Bishop McCort Catholic High School’s Angela Favara, in recognition of her winning the 170-pound state wrestling championship. Angela was one of 12 wrestlers honored at the state Capitol.

Rigby Recognizes Cambria County Scholarship Winner

Jun. 05, 2023 /

Rigby Recognizes Cambria County Scholarship Winner

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) is pictured at the state Capitol with Bishop Carroll Catholic High School’s Thomas Urbain, winner of the Senator Clarence Bell Memorial Scholarship. The award was given by the American Bikers Aimed Towards Education (ABATE) during their Monday rally in Harrisburg.

Rigby Joins Veterans Oversight Group

May. 17, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) has been appointed by Speaker of the House Joanna McClinton to serve during the 2023-24 Legislative Session on the Veterans’ Home Advisory Council assigned to the Hollidaysburg Veterans’ Home.