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HARRISBURG, April 22, 2016 — For the first time, state law now includes permanent compensation from the state to the City of Harrisburg for providing fire protection and emergency services to the 40 tax-exempt state-owned buildings located in the city, according to state Sen. Rob Teplitz. The provision was included in the Fiscal Code, which […]

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Harrisburg – April 22, 2016 – Senate Democrats representing large and small cities across Pennsylvania stepped forward today to outline an aggressive crime prevention plan that would provide $3.2 million in grants for local police departments. The Safe Streets Law Enforcement Grant Program would enable local officials from cities of all sizes to apply for […]

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MILLERSTOWN, April 21, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz and a staffer will be available to speak directly with constituents on Wednesday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at his mobile office hours at the Millerstown Borough Building, located at 44 N. High St. “My office holds mobile district office hours throughout the 15th […]

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HARRISBURG, April 15, 2016 — Newport Borough has received the Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence for completing several revitalization projects in preparation of Newport’s 175th anniversary celebrations, according to state Sen. Rob Teplitz, who nominated the borough for the award. Borough officials and “Newport Celebrates 175” planners were recognized for “Promoting Community/Economic Revitalization” during […]

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HARRISBURG, April 14, 2016 — Local senior citizens are invited to attend state Sen. Rob Teplitz’s Senior Fair on Friday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Millersburg Area Senior Center, 109 Edward Drive in Millersburg. Participants will have the opportunity to meet with representatives and receive information from many state and local […]

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HARRISBURG, April 13, 2016 — At the request of state Sen. Rob Teplitz (D-Dauphin/Perry), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a roundtable discussion today on Municipal Financial Challenges and Recovery at the Capitol. Chaired by Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh), the committee focused on the financial challenges that municipalities face, and how to overcome them. “There […]

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HARRISBURG, April 13, 2016 — Legislation that would allow physicians in Pennsylvania to prescribe medical cannabis to patients who would medically benefit from such a treatment is now headed to the governor’s desk, according to state Sen. Rob Teplitz, a co-sponsor of the legislation. Senate Bill 3 was approved yesterday in the Senate and today […]

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HARRISBURG, April 11, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz’s measure to name a bridge in Halifax Township in memory of a local serviceman received unanimous approval in the Senate today. Senate Bill 1040 names the bridge over Armstrong Creek in Halifax Township as the Staff Sgt. Brian K. Mowery Memorial Bridge. “Staff Sergeant Mowery courageously […]

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HARRISBURG, April 11, 2016 — As Pennsylvania recognizes April as “Distracted Driving Awareness Month,” state Sens. Rob Teplitz and John Wozniak today called for strengthening the laws on distracted driving. Teplitz and Wozniak have co-authored Senate Bill 153, which prohibits calls on handheld mobile devices while driving. The violation would be a summary secondary offense […]

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HARRISBURG, April 7, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz will be available to speak directly to constituents at an upcoming office hours in northern Dauphin County. Teplitz and a staffer will be available during mobile office hours on Thursday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Northern Dauphin Human Services Building, 295 State […]

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HARRISBURG, March 31, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz and the Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging are hosting an upcoming Medicare 101 seminar for local senior citizens and their loved ones. The seminar will take place on Friday, April 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Friendship Center, located at 5000 Commons Drive […]

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HARRISBURG, March 30, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz invites the public to attend his Veterans Advisory Committee meeting on Monday, April 11 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 272, located at 505 N. Mountain Road in Harrisburg. The guest speaker is Nicholas “Chip” Gilliland, CSM (Ret.), chief of reintegration and […]

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HARRISBURG, March 29, 2016 — As part of ongoing efforts to provide outreach and accessibility to constituents, state Sen. Rob Teplitz has launched a free app for mobile devices. The app, “Senator Rob Teplitz,” is now available in the App Store on Apple devices and in Google Play on Android devices. The app provides users […]

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HARRISBURG, March 23, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz will be available to speak directly to constituents at an upcoming town hall meeting focused on government reform and office hours, both in Harrisburg. The town hall meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 6 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Hamilton […]

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HARRISBURG, March 21, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz today joined Gov. Tom Wolf to discuss government reform efforts during a press conference today in Harrisburg. The governor presented his “Government that Works” Reform Plan, which addresses the issues of gifts, outside income, pay-to-play, lobbying, and campaign finance.   Teplitz, who has made government reform […]

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NEW BLOOMFIELD, March 17, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz invites residents to participate in a free document shredding event on Saturday, April 2 from 10 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of New Bloomfield Elementary School, 300 W. High St. in New Bloomfield. Individuals are welcome to bring up to four boxes of […]

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HARRISBURG, March 15, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz’s measure to name the section of Pennsylvania Route 849 in Newport as the United States Navy Petty Officer 1st Class A. Louis De Lancey Memorial Highway has received approval in the Pennsylvania Senate and House. Language was inserted from Teplitz’s Senate Bill 868 into House Bill 838 in […]

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HARRISBURG, March 11, 2016 — The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is stocking adult trout in a variety of lakes and streams in preparation for the 2016 adult trout fishing season, which opens April 2 in Dauphin and Perry counties, according to state Sen. Rob Teplitz. Also, the Mentored Youth Trout Day program will […]

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HARRISBURG, March 8, 2016 — State Sen. Rob Teplitz and The Arc of Pennsylvania are hosting a resource fair for children and adults with special needs and their families on Thursday, March 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Giant Food Store Community Room, located at 2300 Linglestown Road in Harrisburg. The resource fair will […]

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HARRISBURG, March 3, 2016 — A comprehensive packet detailing summer internship opportunities at various state agencies is now available through the Office of State Sen. Rob Teplitz. Individuals can access the packet online at www.senatorteplitz.com/jobalerts and at the senator’s district offices at 46 Kline Village in Harrisburg, 916-B North River Road, Park Plaza, in Halifax, […]

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