News for Constituents

May

06

2016

May 06, 2016

Take a short trip to “The Fishing Hole” to share your thoughts and opinions with an eagerly awaiting PA Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC).   [Read More]

Mar

24

2016

March 24, 2016

Is yours among the one in ten households paying daily for a wasted 90 gallons of water?   [Read More]

Feb

01

2016

February 01, 2016

Barely out of the gate, the peanut butter brownies ran away with a first place award on the first full day of the 100th PA Farm Show.   [Read More]

Jan

07

2016

January 07, 2016

Treat yourself to a copy of the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s beautiful 2016 Pennsylvania Wildlife Calendar or the Birds of Pennsylvania Calendar both full of helpful information and striking photographs.   [Read More]

Dec

22

2015

December 22, 2015

Pennsylvania’s young artists, in grades 6 through 12, are being encouraged by the Pennsylvania Game Commission to participate in the 2016 Youth Wildlife Art Contest. The annual Youth Wildlife Art Contest focuses on Pennsylvania’s Endangered and Threatened Species. Submitted artwork may be horizontal or vertical on 12-inch x 9-inch heavy weight paper, which is no more than a quarter inch thick. Accepted mediums include oils, pastels, color pencils, water colors, acrylic, charcoal, graphite, black and white or color.   [Read More]

Nov

18

2015

November 18, 2015

Eligible undergraduates attending accredited Pennsylvania colleges and universities and Pennsylvania residents attending accredited colleges and universities elsewhere, may secure an exciting internship in Pennsylvania state government by competing in the 2016 Finnegan Foundation Essay Contest on education funding proposals currently being debated in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Oct

30

2015

October 30, 2015

Seasonal influenza, according to the PA Department of Health, strikes between October and May, typically infects five percent to twenty percent of Pennsylvanians, and includes 120 to 2,000 annual deaths from complications related to the flu.   [Read More]

Sep

14

2015

September 14, 2015

Hike a seven-mile trail and be rewarded with the sights and sounds of 21 gorgeous waterfalls against an array of autumnal colors. Peddle a 20-mile pathway along the banks of the Susquehanna River and enjoy gardens filled with fall flowers and picnic areas surrounded by colorful foliage.   [Read More]

Aug

24

2015

August 24, 2015

Driving while dialing, calling, or texting, triples crash risk, according to leading highway safety advocates. Yet, a quarter of all teens respond to a text message once or more every time they are behind the wheel.   [Read More]

Jul

30

2015

July 30, 2015

From almonds and apples to yams and zucchini, Pennsylvania is blessed with rich soils, beneficial topography and conducive climatic conditions giving rise to a multitude of locally grown fruits and vegetables proudly labeled PA Preferred, according to the PA Department of Agriculture.   [Read More]

Jul

02

2015

July 02, 2015

Planning a Pennsylvania vacation is a click away at VisitPA, the Commonwealth’s official tourism website.   [Read More]

May

29

2015

May 29, 2015

Low ground and surface water levels across more than a third of Commonwealth counties are prompting the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to continue a drought watch.   [Read More]