Rigby On Pennsylvania's Permitting Problem

Mar. 22, 2023 / Embed

Former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson stated last year that his state can build factories faster than Pennsylvania has process the permits. During a recent House Republican Policy Committee hearing on permitting, state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Cambria/Somerset) asked PA Chamber of Business and Industry Director Kevin Sunday for examples of state's which process permits faster.

Rep. Rigby's Reaction to Gov. Shapiro's Budget Address

Mar. 07, 2023 / Embed

The 2023-24 fiscal year spending plan proposed Tuesday by Gov. Josh Shapiro is drawing mixed feelings from state Rep. Jim Rigby.

Rigby Explores Funding Options for Local EMS Providers

Mar. 01, 2022 / Embed

During a March 1, House committee meeting on Pennsylvania's EMS crisis, state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) discussed possible dedicated funding streams that would help emergency responders.

Rigby Expresses Concern For EMS Reimbursement Crisis

Mar. 01, 2022 / Embed

On March 1, the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee hosted a public hearing on Pennsylvania’s EMS crisis. During questioning, state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) asked PA Department of Health Bureau of EMS Acting Director Aaron Rhone about some of the challenges faced by emergency responders in the 71st Legislative District.

Bishop/Guilfoyle Girls Basketball Gets Recognized

May. 25, 2021 / Embed

House Members honor the Bishop/Guilfoyle Girls Basketball team.

Fire Safety and Prevention

Oct. 19, 2020 / Embed

Representative Jim Rigby offers House Resolution 1039, recognizing October as Fire Safety and Prevention Month and House Bill 2825, which dedicates a bridge in Cambria County as the Fire Fighter's Memorial Bridge.

Let Our Student Athletes Play

Aug. 11, 2020 / Embed

Rep. Jim Rigby participates in a press conference unveiling two pieces of legislation that will impact sports, extracurricular activities and educational opportunities for students during the upcoming 2020-21 school year.

Rigby Discusses Moving the Primary, Other COVID-19 Issues in PA

Mar. 24, 2020 / Embed

State Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) was asked about the process being made in moving the April 28 Primary Election dude to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rep. Rigby Interview on Minimum Wage

Feb. 03, 2020 / Embed

In advance of Gov. Tom Wolf’s Feb. 4 budget address, state Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) offered his thoughts on the governor’s already-announced proposal to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage.

Rep. Rigby Human Trafficking Post Press Event Package

Jan. 24, 2020 / Embed

Rep. Jim Rigby joined fellow lawmakers in voting for more than a half dozen measures to combat the scourge of human trafficking in our Commonwealth. He also joined a press conference raising awareness of the issue. Please take a moment to watch the video and learn more about how you can help.