News for Constituents

Dec

05

2018

December 05, 2018

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced 15 recalls among the 40 tested toys and children’s products in 2018.  The 33rd Annual Survey of Toy Safety reveals from October 5, 2017 to October 26, 2018, over 2.7 million individual toys or products were pulled from shelves.    [Read More]

Nov

08

2018

November 08, 2018

Income eligibility limits for PACENET are increasing to provide coverage to an additional 17,000 Pennsylvanians who are aged 65 and older with a minimum 90 days state residency, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.     [Read More]

Oct

16

2018

October 16, 2018

Penn’s Woods 2018 Fall Foliage schedule focuses on 23 prime PA locations to experience autumn’s blaze of color, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (PA DCNR).    [Read More]

Sep

07

2018

September 07, 2018

Farm animals, food, and fun are coming to a fair or fall festival near you, according to VisitPA.    [Read More]

Aug

02

2018

August 02, 2018

Pursue Your Scoops Along the Ice Cream Trail Cover it all before fall or start now and trip your way into autumn along the Ice Cream Trail stretching from Lehigh to York and Lebanon to Montgomery Counties, across some of Pennsylvania’s most beautiful and historic preserved farmlands.  Visit six participating creameries and receive a Pursue […]   [Read More]

Jul

02

2018

July 02, 2018

Along with picnics and reunions with friends and family, the Fourth of July, Labor Day, and New Year’s Eve are just a few of the annual observations in which fireworks play a role, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.    [Read More]

Jun

07

2018

June 07, 2018

Kicking off your summer by mixing fun with an open flame requires an abundance of caution, according to the National Fire Protection Association.   [Read More]

May

08

2018

May 08, 2018

  Tree of Heaven Not So Heavenly for PA An aggressive battle is being waged across the Commonwealth just as the Spotted Lanternfly prepares to feast on the invasive plant species, Tree of Heaven, according to the PA Departments of Agriculture and of Conservation and Natural Resources.  The Tree of Heaven or Ailianthus Altissima, is […]   [Read More]

Apr

02

2018

April 02, 2018

Plan Your PA Vacation Now Start planning your Pennsylvania vacation with the online version of the 2018 Happy Traveler Guide published by VisitPA, the Commonwealth’s Tourism Office.  Meanwhile, order your hard copy of the 2018 Happy Traveler Guide for your convenience while away on vacation.  Use either version to locate venues offering history, urban experiences, […]   [Read More]

Mar

02

2018

March 02, 2018

Pennsylvania’s bald eagles are on a winning streak, coming back from a mere three nests statewide 30 years ago, to more than 250 today, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission.   [Read More]

Feb

02

2018

February 02, 2018

Temperature extremes can be life-threatening for illegally tethered dogs, according to the PA Department of Agriculture and the Humane Society of the United States.   [Read More]

Jan

02

2018

January 02, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is encouraging you to prepare now to file your 2017 personal income tax returns.   [Read More]