Photos from Harrisburg and around the district

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria/Somerset, swears in to the 2015-16 Legislative Session on Jan. 6, 2015 during a Capitol ceremony in Harrisburg, beginning his fourth term as representative of the 71st Legislative District.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria/Somerset, swears in to the 2015-16 Legislative Session on Jan. 6, 2015 during a Capitol ceremony in Harrisburg, beginning his fourth term as representative of the 71st Legislative District.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria/Somerset, swears in to the 2015-16 Legislative Session on Jan. 6, 2015 during a Capitol ceremony in Harrisburg, beginning his fourth term as representative of the 71st Legislative District.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, takes part in the Capitol All-Stars charity softball game, which features East and West teams of Pennsylvania lawmakers from the House and Senate on Sept. 23, 2014 at Metro Bank Park in Harrisburg. The game benefits Feeding Pennsylvania and Hunger-Free Pennsylvania.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, takes part in the Capitol All-Stars charity softball game, which features East and West teams of Pennsylvania lawmakers from the House and Senate on Sept. 23, 2014 at Metro Bank Park in Harrisburg. The game benefits Feeding Pennsylvania and Hunger-Free Pennsylvania.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, takes part in the Capitol All-Stars charity softball game, which features East and West teams of Pennsylvania lawmakers from the House and Senate on Sept. 23, 2014 at Metro Bank Park in Harrisburg. The game benefits Feeding Pennsylvania and Hunger-Free Pennsylvania.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, far left, attends a Capitol news conference held by The Center for Rural Pennsylvania on Sept. 23, 2014. The conference was held to unveil the group's statewide report on heroine abuse.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, far left, attends a Capitol news conference held by The Center for Rural Pennsylvania on Sept. 23, 2014. The conference was held to unveil the group's statewide report on heroine abuse.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, far left, attends a Capitol news conference held by The Center for Rural Pennsylvania on Sept. 23, 2014. The conference was held to unveil the group's statewide report on heroine abuse.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, speaks July 23, 2014 during a House Judiciary Committee hearing with the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency regarding compliance with the commonwealth’s mandatory fingerprinting law.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, speaks July 23, 2014 during a House Judiciary Committee hearing with the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency regarding compliance with the commonwealth’s mandatory fingerprinting law.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, speaks July 23, 2014 during a House Judiciary Committee hearing with the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency regarding compliance with the commonwealth’s mandatory fingerprinting law.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Johnstown, outlines legislative priorities aimed at helping individuals with brain injuries and their families during a Capitol news conference June 3, 2014.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Johnstown, outlines legislative priorities aimed at helping individuals with brain injuries and their families during a Capitol news conference June 3, 2014.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Johnstown, outlines legislative priorities aimed at helping individuals with brain injuries and their families during a Capitol news conference June 3, 2014.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Johnstown, speaks at an Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education rally held June 6, 2014 in the Pennsylvania state Capitol. According to its website, ABATE is an organization of motorcyclists dedicated to the protection of the individual rights of motorcyclists through political change, public education, and charitable works.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Johnstown, speaks at an Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education rally held June 6, 2014 in the Pennsylvania state Capitol. According to its website, ABATE is an organization of motorcyclists dedicated to the protection of the individual rights of motorcyclists through political change, public education, and charitable works.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Johnstown, speaks at an Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education rally held June 6, 2014 in the Pennsylvania state Capitol. According to its website, ABATE is an organization of motorcyclists dedicated to the protection of the individual rights of motorcyclists through political change, public education, and charitable works.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, stands in support of equal pay legislation during a Capitol news conference April 7, 2014.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, stands in support of equal pay legislation during a Capitol news conference April 7, 2014.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, stands in support of equal pay legislation during a Capitol news conference April 7, 2014.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, participates in the 62nd National Day of Prayer in Central Park downtown Johnstown on May 2, 2013.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, participates in the 62nd National Day of Prayer in Central Park downtown Johnstown on May 2, 2013.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, participates in the 62nd National Day of Prayer in Central Park downtown Johnstown on May 2, 2013.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, participated in the 2013 Capitol All-Stars softball game at Metro Bank Park in Harrisburg on Sept 30, 2013. The game featured members of the Pennsylvania House and Senate, and the bipartisan fundraiser raised money for Feeding Pennsylvania and Hunger-Free Pennsylvania — organizations dedicated to serving more than 2 million needy Pennsylvanians through their food banks.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, participated in the 2013 Capitol All-Stars softball game at Metro Bank Park in Harrisburg on Sept 30, 2013. The game featured members of the Pennsylvania House and Senate, and the bipartisan fundraiser raised money for Feeding Pennsylvania and Hunger-Free Pennsylvania — organizations dedicated to serving more than 2 million needy Pennsylvanians through their food banks.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, participated in the 2013 Capitol All-Stars softball game at Metro Bank Park in Harrisburg on Sept 30, 2013. The game featured members of the Pennsylvania House and Senate, and the bipartisan fundraiser raised money for Feeding Pennsylvania and Hunger-Free Pennsylvania — organizations dedicated to serving more than 2 million needy Pennsylvanians through their food banks.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, participated in the 2013 Capitol All-Stars softball game at Metro Bank Park in Harrisburg on Sept 30, 2013. The game featured members of the Pennsylvania House and Senate, and the bipartisan fundraiser raised money for Feeding Pennsylvania and Hunger-Free Pennsylvania — organizations dedicated to serving more than 2 million needy Pennsylvanians through their food banks.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, participated in the 2013 Capitol All-Stars softball game at Metro Bank Park in Harrisburg on Sept 30, 2013. The game featured members of the Pennsylvania House and Senate, and the bipartisan fundraiser raised money for Feeding Pennsylvania and Hunger-Free Pennsylvania — organizations dedicated to serving more than 2 million needy Pennsylvanians through their food banks.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, participated in the 2013 Capitol All-Stars softball game at Metro Bank Park in Harrisburg on Sept 30, 2013. The game featured members of the Pennsylvania House and Senate, and the bipartisan fundraiser raised money for Feeding Pennsylvania and Hunger-Free Pennsylvania — organizations dedicated to serving more than 2 million needy Pennsylvanians through their food banks.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, discusses his House Bill 159, which passed the House unanimously in March, would provide a $4,000-per-year tax credit to businesses with fewer than 100 employees to hire unemployed veterans. It awaits approval in the Senate.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, discusses his House Bill 159, which passed the House unanimously in March, would provide a $4,000-per-year tax credit to businesses with fewer than 100 employees to hire unemployed veterans. It awaits approval in the Senate.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, discusses his House Bill 159, which passed the House unanimously in March, would provide a $4,000-per-year tax credit to businesses with fewer than 100 employees to hire unemployed veterans. It awaits approval in the Senate.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, participates in a policy hearing at the Capitol on May 9, 2013.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, participates in a policy hearing at the Capitol on May 9, 2013.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, participates in a policy hearing at the Capitol on May 9, 2013.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin takes the oath of office during Swearing-In Day for the 197th Session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin takes the oath of office during Swearing-In Day for the 197th Session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin takes the oath of office during Swearing-In Day for the 197th Session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

Commitee member Bryan Barbin asks questions during a hearing on whether to establish the Office of Consumer Advocate for Health Insurance as an office within the Office of Consumer Advocate.

Commitee member Bryan Barbin asks questions during a hearing on whether to establish the Office of Consumer Advocate for Health Insurance as an office within the Office of Consumer Advocate.



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Commitee member Bryan Barbin asks questions during a hearing on whether to establish the Office of Consumer Advocate for Health Insurance as an office within the Office of Consumer Advocate.

Rep. Barbin joins Ed Foster and the Marine Corps League at the Dec. 5 Wreaths Across Americas Wreath Laying Ceremony at the state Capitol.

Rep. Barbin joins Ed Foster and the Marine Corps League at the Dec. 5 Wreaths Across Americas Wreath Laying Ceremony at the state Capitol.



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Rep. Barbin joins Ed Foster and the Marine Corps League at the Dec. 5 Wreaths Across Americas Wreath Laying Ceremony at the state Capitol.

Rep. Barbin joins House Democrats Oct. 19 to announce JumpStartPA, a proposal to giving workers, businesses and the Pennsylvania economy a jumpstart.

Rep. Barbin joins House Democrats Oct. 19 to announce JumpStartPA, a proposal to giving workers, businesses and the Pennsylvania economy a jumpstart.



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Rep. Barbin joins House Democrats Oct. 19 to announce JumpStartPA, a proposal to giving workers, businesses and the Pennsylvania economy a jumpstart.

Rep. Barbin speaks at annual ABATE rally regarding the rights of motorcyclists May 23 at the state Capitol.

Rep. Barbin speaks at annual ABATE rally regarding the rights of motorcyclists May 23 at the state Capitol.



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Rep. Barbin speaks at annual ABATE rally regarding the rights of motorcyclists May 23 at the state Capitol.

Rep. Barbin speaks to one of the many vendors at an Energy Fair he co-sponsored with Rep. Burns and Rep. Haluska on May 12.

Rep. Barbin speaks to one of the many vendors at an Energy Fair he co-sponsored with Rep. Burns and Rep. Haluska on May 12.



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Rep. Barbin speaks to one of the many vendors at an Energy Fair he co-sponsored with Rep. Burns and Rep. Haluska on May 12.

Rep. Barbin and Senator Wozniak welcome cheerleaders from Conemaugh Valley School to the State Capitol on April 12.

Rep. Barbin and Senator Wozniak welcome cheerleaders from Conemaugh Valley School to the State Capitol on April 12.



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Rep. Barbin and Senator Wozniak welcome cheerleaders from Conemaugh Valley School to the State Capitol on April 12.

Sarah Bishop (right) a student at Butler Senior High School and Pennsylvania’s 2011 Distinguished Young Woman, visits with Rep. Bryan Barbin in his office on March 7.

Sarah Bishop (right) a student at Butler Senior High School and Pennsylvania’s 2011 Distinguished Young Woman, visits with Rep. Bryan Barbin in his office on March 7.



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Sarah Bishop (right) a student at Butler Senior High School and Pennsylvania’s 2011 Distinguished Young Woman, visits with Rep. Bryan Barbin in his office on March 7.

State Rep. Barbin was joined by legislative colleagues from across the state at a Capitol news conference to address Pennsylvania's looming health-care insurance crisis.

State Rep. Barbin was joined by legislative colleagues from across the state at a Capitol news conference to address Pennsylvania's looming health-care insurance crisis.



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State Rep. Barbin was joined by legislative colleagues from across the state at a Capitol news conference to address Pennsylvania's looming health-care insurance crisis.

Rep. Barbin is named one of Pennsylvania's top fraud fighters by the Pennsylvania insurance Fraud Prevention Authority. Here, he receives the award from IFPA Executive Director Ralph Burnham. Photo courtesy of IFPA.

Rep. Barbin is named one of Pennsylvania's top fraud fighters by the Pennsylvania insurance Fraud Prevention Authority. Here, he receives the award from IFPA Executive Director Ralph Burnham. Photo courtesy of IFPA.



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Rep. Barbin is named one of Pennsylvania's top fraud fighters by the Pennsylvania insurance Fraud Prevention Authority. Here, he receives the award from IFPA Executive Director Ralph Burnham. Photo courtesy of IFPA.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, while satisifed with the broad outlines of a 2009-10 state budget agreement, nevertheless questioned some of the priorities in the budget plan with this sign he displayed during the news conference where legislative leaders announced the tentative agreement.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, while satisifed with the broad outlines of a 2009-10 state budget agreement, nevertheless questioned some of the priorities in the budget plan with this sign he displayed during the news conference where legislative leaders announced the tentative agreement.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, while satisifed with the broad outlines of a 2009-10 state budget agreement, nevertheless questioned some of the priorities in the budget plan with this sign he displayed during the news conference where legislative leaders announced the tentative agreement.

At a rally of 200 veterans, students of Scotland School for Veterans Children, and several House colleagues in the Capitol Rotunda, Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, encourages people to ask their state senator to support restoring funding for veterans services that a Senate Republican budget plan has proposed cutting. The cuts would include nursing care reductions and closing the Scotland School, the last facility of its type in the nation.

At a rally of 200 veterans, students of Scotland School for Veterans Children, and several House colleagues in the Capitol Rotunda, Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, encourages people to ask their state senator to support restoring funding for veterans services that a Senate Republican budget plan has proposed cutting. The cuts would include nursing care reductions and closing the Scotland School, the last facility of its type in the nation.



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At a rally of 200 veterans, students of Scotland School for Veterans Children, and several House colleagues in the Capitol Rotunda, Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, encourages people to ask their state senator to support restoring funding for veterans services that a Senate Republican budget plan has proposed cutting. The cuts would include nursing care reductions and closing the Scotland School, the last facility of its type in the nation.

Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, addresses a rally of veterans and their supporters held outside the state Capitol to press legislators to reverse Senate-approved cuts of $25 million in services for Pennsylvania veterans. The reduction would mean a loss of nursing beds in veterans' facilities and closure of the Scotland School for Veterans Children.

Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, addresses a rally of veterans and their supporters held outside the state Capitol to press legislators to reverse Senate-approved cuts of $25 million in services for Pennsylvania veterans. The reduction would mean a loss of nursing beds in veterans' facilities and closure of the Scotland School for Veterans Children.



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Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, addresses a rally of veterans and their supporters held outside the state Capitol to press legislators to reverse Senate-approved cuts of $25 million in services for Pennsylvania veterans. The reduction would mean a loss of nursing beds in veterans' facilities and closure of the Scotland School for Veterans Children.

Rep. Barbin addresses a June 8 rally in the state Capitol in support of keeping the Scotland School for Veterans Children open.

Rep. Barbin addresses a June 8 rally in the state Capitol in support of keeping the Scotland School for Veterans Children open.



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Rep. Barbin addresses a June 8 rally in the state Capitol in support of keeping the Scotland School for Veterans Children open.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, joins other House members taking the oath of office to begin the 193rd session of the Pennsylvania House of Represenatives.

State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, joins other House members taking the oath of office to begin the 193rd session of the Pennsylvania House of Represenatives.



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State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria, joins other House members taking the oath of office to begin the 193rd session of the Pennsylvania House of Represenatives.