“For three months, citizens across the state have struggled under the governor’s drastic orders to slow the spread of COVID-19. Businesses were shuttered. Unemployment skyrocketed. Displaced workers struggled to obtain unemployment benefits so they could pay their bills and put food on their tables.
BRADFORD – In an effort to ensure area veterans receive the services and support they need, Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) announced he will resume hosting a veterans service representative from the American Legion at his local offices this month.
HARRISBURG – Cameron, McKean and Potter counties will collectively receive more than $6 million in federal coronavirus relief funds under legislation approved by the House on Thursday, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint).
HARRISBURG – Recognizing the additional challenges facing the state’s fire and emergency medical services as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state House has approved $50 million in additional grant funding for the organizations, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint).
HARRISBURG – The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), held an informational meeting Wednesday to discuss impacts on the agriculture industry due to COVID-19 and lessons learned as a result of those impacts.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) today applauded House passage of legislation to ensure reasonable, responsible oversight of the conventional oil and gas industry that would both protect the environment and ensure the 160-year-old industry can remain a vital source of jobs and energy in the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) issued the following statement regarding passage of a partial state budget for the first five months of the 2020-21 fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – The House Consumer Affairs Committee has advanced legislation authored by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and Rep. George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) to help bring broadband services to the state’s rural communities.
WHAT: The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), will hold an informational meeting to discuss agricultural issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
HARRISBURG – As the COVID-19 emergency and the governor’s business closure order move into a third month, Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) again stood up for the people of rural Pennsylvania by voting to support the safe reopening of small businesses and give local officials some say in how they operate during a disaster declaration.
HARRISBURG – The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint), today approved legislation to expand liability protections for donated food that may be past its stamped date code.
HARRISBURG – The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), today advanced bills that would support the food supply chain and allow two important agriculture-related businesses to reopen safely during the COVID-19 emergency.
HARRISBURG – Five area school districts and the intermediate unit serving students in the 67th Legislative District were awarded nearly $60,000 in Continuity of Education and Equity Grants(CEEG) by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the current academic year.
HARRISBURG – Recognizing the urgent need to address immediate challenges impacting the food supply chain across Pennsylvania, House Republicans have urged Gov. Tom Wolf to protect employees, address supply capacity rates and address a packaging material shortage that is resulting in an untold amount of food waste at a time when the state and country need those resources the most.
HARRISBURG – Nearly a month into the state’s closure of non-life-sustaining business due to the spread of COVID-19, Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) today voted in support of legislation aimed at restoring balance and consistency for the state’s workers and employers.
HARRISBURG – Small businesses impacted by the spread of coronavirus and subsequent efforts to contain it may now apply for 0% interest loans from the Commonwealth, Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) announced today.
HARRISBURG – In the interest of protecting public health and the health of his staff, Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) today announced his local offices would be temporarily closed to walk-in service. However, assistance remains available via phone, email and internet.
WHAT: Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), chairman of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, and Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) are hosting a breakfast for area farmers and others in the agriculture industry. Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding is the featured speaker.
HARRISBURG – Working to bring broadband services to the state’s rural communities, Reps. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland) have introduced the Unserved High-Speed Broadband Funding Program.
KANE – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) is teaming up with Friends’ Memorial Library in Kane to host a REAL ID information seminar on Wednesday, March 25, at 2 p.m. The library is located at 230 Chase St., Kane.