Rigby to Host Official Buchan Memorial Bridge Dedication

Jul. 01, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) invites the Johnstown community to an official dedication of the SFC Raymond R. Buchan Memorial Bridge, which will be held this Saturday, July 2, beginning at 11 a.m.

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.