HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget address sounded less like a spending plan and more like an attempt to list his alleged accomplishments, according to state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown), who issued the following statement on the heels of the governor’s presentation today before the General Assembly:
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) today announced a $500,000 grant from the Redevelopment Capital Assistance Program (RACP) to relocate Telehealth Suite’s corporate call center.
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).
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.
HARRISBURG – The Greater Johnstown Water Authority is the recipient of a more than $7 million loan from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) to address sanitary sewer overflows, according to Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown).
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) simply wants to preserve the memory of his friend.
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.
HARRISBURG – Following a noontime gathering in his office with representatives from various levels of local, state and federal government, state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) issued the following statement regarding the effort to convince United States Steel Corporation to expand and build its new mill in Johnstown:
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.