Rep. Rob Kauffman led the committee in voting on a package of bills to keep firearms out of the hands of criminals and those with mental health issues.
The Pennysliviana Auditor General Eugene DePasquale applauded Gov. Tom Wolf for calling on the General Assembly to reform Pennsylvania’s marijuana laws as part of criminal justice reform.
Susan Boyle, who has devoted 28 years to the House Republican Caucus, was named director of Research for the House Republican Caucus.
Payton Mummert is Franklin County’s new Ombudsman / Volunteer Coordinator for Aging Services. Her appointment to the position is effective September 19.
Three area companies have submitted the lowest bids for a new county administration building.
Rep. John Hershey (R-82) is excited about his appointment to the new Pennsylvania Dairy Future Commission.
Be Prepared, Not Scared. That’s the message this month from the state’s Emergency Management Agency.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced his office has reached a settlement with The Terminix International Company, L.P. Terminix is a Delaware limited partnership with regional offices across Pennsylvania.
Makenzie Cleary, a 911 Dispatcher, received a prestigious award for her actions this summer in helping save a man’s life.
The state Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee will discuss Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) requirements Committee members will hear from local municipalities trying to comply with federal stormwater regulations
County Commissioner Bob Thomas will run a write-in campaign for re-election on November 5.
Restaurant owners and managers will see changes in the way their restaurants are inspected next year.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced today that he is filing a lawsuit with 19 other attorneys general opposing the Trump Administration’s new rule circumventing the Flores Settlement Agreement.
Franklin County Commissioners approved a recommendation from the County's Election Board to purchase new election equipment from Election Systems and Software LLC (ES&S).
Col. Gregory Gibbons succeeded Col. Stephen Ledbetter as commander of Letterkenny Army Depot on Thursday.
Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), is calling for an investigation of the state’s prison and parole systems.
The Franklin County Procurement Department is announcing a new partnership with Public Purchase, an e-procurement system to help streamline the county’s purchasing process.
The Franklin County Commissioners recently approved the 2019-2020 Human Services Block Grant plan.
The Franklin County Commissioners recently signed a letter of intent for the sale of a county-owned .84-acre lot.
The funding was awarded through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Project (RACP) program, which is dedicated to the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational, and historical improvement projects.
Nonprofit organizations and municipalities located within Franklin County whose mission and operations are related to tourism or the improvement of quality of life experiences for county residents are eligible to apply.
Commissioners got 18 bids from area contractors for various work including plumbing, electrical, HVAC, elevator, and general construction.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro has announced that a coalition of 50 Attorneys General, comprising 48 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico has reached a settlement with Equifax.
Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-89), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, joined the governor when a package of bills was signed into law focused on providing better protections to crime victims.
Jeffrey Stonehill has been appointed to serve on the International City/County Management Association's Governmental Affairs and Policy Committee.
Franklin County Commissioners reviewed floor plans this week for a new 35,772 square-foot administration complex at North Second and Grant Streets.
The governor recently signed into law Senate Bill 479, legislation that mirrors a bill authored by Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-89), to protect more children from the trauma of testifying in court.
Rep. Rob Kauffman, R-89, says legislation that is awaiting Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature makes it possible for the area’s police agencies to continue to work together on joint enforcement projects.