As a state representative, one of my primary commitments is to provide those I represent with access to state services and programs and help with any state-related issues a resident may be experiencing.
WHAT: Rep. Julie Harhart (R-Lehigh/Northampton) is holding a Concealed Carry Seminar for area residents to become more knowledgeable about their rights and responsibilities as gun owners in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Julie Harhart (R-Lehigh/Northampton) today supported passage of a bill that would steer the release of needed additional funding to supplement the 2015-16 state budget that suffered critical funding cuts by the governor before being partially signed into law in December. She issued the following statement:
One of the most underground crimes plaguing our world, and this country, today is human trafficking. Human trafficking is when individuals are forced or coerced against their will into labor or sexual exploitation. It is the second largest criminal industry in the world, with an estimated 27 million people worldwide in what is akin to modern-day slavery.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Julie Harhart (R-Lehigh/Northampton) today voted along with the majority of members in the House of Representatives to restore $1 million in funding the governor chose to cut from the 2015-16 state budget he partially signed into law on Dec. 29.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Julie Harhart (R-Lehigh/Northampton) issued the following statement after Gov. Tom Wolf delivered his 2016-17 budget proposal, which again seeks to increase government spending and raise taxes on working Pennsylvanians.
If you are confused about whether or not Pennsylvania has a state budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year, you are not alone. The headlines and stories that appear in the local media can be misleading. However, on Dec. 29, 2015, Gov. Tom Wolf did sign a state budget.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Julie Harhart (R-Lehigh/Northampton) has decided her 11th term in office, which will end with the 2015-16 session, will be her final one as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – Parents concerned about the cost of their child’s future higher education may want to consider opening a tax-advantaged Pennsylvania 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan (GSP), said Rep. Julie Harhart (R-Lehigh/Northampton).
HARRISBURG – Members of the Lehigh Valley Republican Delegation in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives today issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement that the Commonwealth will continue to welcome Syrian refugees.
Would it surprise you to know more than half a million people in Pennsylvania are employed by the manufacturing sector? That’s right, manufacturing is providing jobs to more than 500,000 individuals and is responsible for contributing $71 billion to our state’s economy. Although many people may think manufacturing in the state died out some time ago, they would be mistaken. In fact, the industry is on the rise, strengthening our economy and providing individuals with quality jobs.
The Pennsylvania General Assembly sent Gov. Tom Wolf a no-tax-increase, balanced budget on June 30, which was the deadline for a budget to be in place for the 2015-16 fiscal year; yet, here we are in October with still no budget agreement. What happened?
HARRISBURG – Rep. Julie Harhart (R-Lehigh/Northampton) today voted with the majority of her colleagues in the House against the governor’s multi-billion tax hike plan to pay for his state budget proposal. She issued this statement following the vote:
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Julie Harhart (R-Lehigh/Northampton) is partnering with Luther Crest and St. Luke’s University Health Network to host a Senior Health Fair on Friday, October 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Luther Crest, 800 Hausman Road in Allentown.
HARRISBURG – Due to the continuing state budget impasse, the House and Senate approved emergency funding legislation to provide financial relief to human service providers and schools that rely on state aid to operate, said Rep. Julie Harhart (Lehigh/Northampton).