Photos from Harrisburg and around the district

Rep. Frank Burns welcomes to the state Capitol a group of residents from the 72nd legislative district who participated in his annual holiday bus trip that included tours of the Capitol and nearby governor’s residence, along with a visit to Hollywood Casino.

Rep. Frank Burns welcomes to the state Capitol a group of residents from the 72nd legislative district who participated in his annual holiday bus trip that included tours of the Capitol and nearby governor’s residence, along with a visit to Hollywood Casino.



Yearly Holiday Bus Trip

Rep. Frank Burns welcomes to the state Capitol a group of residents from the 72nd legislative district who participated in his annual holiday bus trip that included tours of the Capitol and nearby governor’s residence, along with a visit to Hollywood Casino.

Rep. Burns visited the village of Revloc, founded in 1917 with 144 homes for Monroe Coal Co. workers, to help celebrate its centennial. He presented current residents with a House citation recognizing this anniversary.
 Rep. Burns also noted that Revloc is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Rep. Burns visited the village of Revloc, founded in 1917 with 144 homes for Monroe Coal Co. workers, to help celebrate its centennial. He presented current residents with a House citation recognizing this anniversary. Rep. Burns also noted that Revloc is on the National Register of Historic Places.



Revloc centennial celebration and citation

Rep. Burns visited the village of Revloc, founded in 1917 with 144 homes for Monroe Coal Co. workers, to help celebrate its centennial. He presented current residents with a House citation recognizing this anniversary. Rep. Burns also noted that Revloc is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Rep. Frank Burns joins many of his House colleagues and Governor Tom Wolf after he signed into law a bill that clarifies animal abuse statutes and increases penalties for abusing animals.

Rep. Frank Burns joins many of his House colleagues and Governor Tom Wolf after he signed into law a bill that clarifies animal abuse statutes and increases penalties for abusing animals.



Libre's Law Signed

Rep. Frank Burns joins many of his House colleagues and Governor Tom Wolf after he signed into law a bill that clarifies animal abuse statutes and increases penalties for abusing animals.

 Neighbors, friends, and residents of the 72nd legislative district travel to Harrisburg to visit our state Capitol.

Neighbors, friends, and residents of the 72nd legislative district travel to Harrisburg to visit our state Capitol.



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Neighbors, friends, and residents of the 72nd legislative district travel to Harrisburg to visit our state Capitol.

Representative Frank Burns and Jenna Maurey in his Harrisburg office. Jenna is a recipient of a Comcast Leader and Achiever Scholarship.

Representative Frank Burns and Jenna Maurey in his Harrisburg office. Jenna is a recipient of a Comcast Leader and Achiever Scholarship.



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Representative Frank Burns and Jenna Maurey in his Harrisburg office. Jenna is a recipient of a Comcast Leader and Achiever Scholarship.

Jack Seymore has given more than 40 years of dedicated service to the Cambria Alliance Emergency Medical Services and the Altoona Mobile Emergency Department, so Rep. Burns was pleased to present him with a House citation recognizing his extraordinary community spirit.

Jack Seymore has given more than 40 years of dedicated service to the Cambria Alliance Emergency Medical Services and the Altoona Mobile Emergency Department, so Rep. Burns was pleased to present him with a House citation recognizing his extraordinary community spirit.



Jack Seymore citation

Jack Seymore has given more than 40 years of dedicated service to the Cambria Alliance Emergency Medical Services and the Altoona Mobile Emergency Department, so Rep. Burns was pleased to present him with a House citation recognizing his extraordinary community spirit.

Rep. Burns presented a citation to Frontier Girls Troop 213, recognizing the organization's 10th anniversary as a group dedicated to raising women of honor to be the mothers and leaders of the future through life skills, leadership, character building, teamwork and service to others.  Standing in the back row are (from left): Cassidy Graham; Lori Shaw, leader; Molly Myers; Cori Adams, leader; and Rep. Burns.  Standing in front is Angela Beiswenger.

Rep. Burns presented a citation to Frontier Girls Troop 213, recognizing the organization's 10th anniversary as a group dedicated to raising women of honor to be the mothers and leaders of the future through life skills, leadership, character building, teamwork and service to others. Standing in the back row are (from left): Cassidy Graham; Lori Shaw, leader; Molly Myers; Cori Adams, leader; and Rep. Burns. Standing in front is Angela Beiswenger.



Frontier Girls Citation

Rep. Burns presented a citation to Frontier Girls Troop 213, recognizing the organization's 10th anniversary as a group dedicated to raising women of honor to be the mothers and leaders of the future through life skills, leadership, character building, teamwork and service to others. Standing in the back row are (from left): Cassidy Graham; Lori Shaw, leader; Molly Myers; Cori Adams, leader; and Rep. Burns. Standing in front is Angela Beiswenger.

Rep. Frank Burns recently presented a citation to Abby Lee of Ebensburg, a fifth-grade student at Saint Michael School, recognizing her artistic ability in having her submission selected for inclusion in the PA State Attorney General Office’s 2017 Drug-Free Calendar.

Rep. Frank Burns recently presented a citation to Abby Lee of Ebensburg, a fifth-grade student at Saint Michael School, recognizing her artistic ability in having her submission selected for inclusion in the PA State Attorney General Office’s 2017 Drug-Free Calendar.



Abby Lee, 2017 Drug-Free Calendar artist

Rep. Frank Burns recently presented a citation to Abby Lee of Ebensburg, a fifth-grade student at Saint Michael School, recognizing her artistic ability in having her submission selected for inclusion in the PA State Attorney General Office’s 2017 Drug-Free Calendar.

Rep. Burns (right) recently presented a citation to Josh Gallagher, of Cresson, who became a finalist on NBC’s “The Voice” and has performed at the Country Music Hall of Fame. He currently resides in Nashville and continues pursuing his dream of becoming a country music artist and songwriter.

Rep. Burns (right) recently presented a citation to Josh Gallagher, of Cresson, who became a finalist on NBC’s “The Voice” and has performed at the Country Music Hall of Fame. He currently resides in Nashville and continues pursuing his dream of becoming a country music artist and songwriter.



Josh Gallagher, "The Voice" finalist

Rep. Burns (right) recently presented a citation to Josh Gallagher, of Cresson, who became a finalist on NBC’s “The Voice” and has performed at the Country Music Hall of Fame. He currently resides in Nashville and continues pursuing his dream of becoming a country music artist and songwriter.

Rep. Burns (left) recently presented a citation to Justin Wheeler, head coach of the Bishop Guilfoyle High School football team, which won its third consecutive PIAA Class A championship. Wheeler, of Gallatzin, is only the 11th coach in Pennsylvania history to win three state titles. His team has won 47 consecutive games, including a 15-0 record this past season.

Rep. Burns (left) recently presented a citation to Justin Wheeler, head coach of the Bishop Guilfoyle High School football team, which won its third consecutive PIAA Class A championship. Wheeler, of Gallatzin, is only the 11th coach in Pennsylvania history to win three state titles. His team has won 47 consecutive games, including a 15-0 record this past season.



Justin Wheeler, Bishop Guilfoyle High School football coach

Rep. Burns (left) recently presented a citation to Justin Wheeler, head coach of the Bishop Guilfoyle High School football team, which won its third consecutive PIAA Class A championship. Wheeler, of Gallatzin, is only the 11th coach in Pennsylvania history to win three state titles. His team has won 47 consecutive games, including a 15-0 record this past season.

Rep. Burns, seated at right, was elected chairman of the Northwest Democratic Delegation for the 2017-18 legislative session. Seated next to Burns is Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, vice chairman. Standing (from left) are Rep. Scott Conklin, treasurer,; Rep. Pat Harkins, secretary; and Reps. Chris Sainato, Mark Longetti, Flo Fabrizio and Bryan Barbin.

Rep. Burns, seated at right, was elected chairman of the Northwest Democratic Delegation for the 2017-18 legislative session. Seated next to Burns is Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, vice chairman. Standing (from left) are Rep. Scott Conklin, treasurer,; Rep. Pat Harkins, secretary; and Reps. Chris Sainato, Mark Longetti, Flo Fabrizio and Bryan Barbin.



Northwest Democratic Caucus 2017-18

Rep. Burns, seated at right, was elected chairman of the Northwest Democratic Delegation for the 2017-18 legislative session. Seated next to Burns is Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, vice chairman. Standing (from left) are Rep. Scott Conklin, treasurer,; Rep. Pat Harkins, secretary; and Reps. Chris Sainato, Mark Longetti, Flo Fabrizio and Bryan Barbin.

I have closely followed -- and rooted for -- Cresson native Josh Gallagher, who is now a finalist on NBC's 'The Voice.' Here I am with his father Dan Gallagher, as I joined his family and friends at the Sankertown VFW for a viewing party. Josh is extremely talented, and I support his efforts to promote our area to a national audience in a positive way.

I have closely followed -- and rooted for -- Cresson native Josh Gallagher, who is now a finalist on NBC's "The Voice." Here I am with his father Dan Gallagher, as I joined his family and friends at the Sankertown VFW for a viewing party. Josh is extremely talented, and I support his efforts to promote our area to a national audience in a positive way.



Supporting Cresson's Josh Gallagher on 'The Voice'

I have closely followed -- and rooted for -- Cresson native Josh Gallagher, who is now a finalist on NBC's "The Voice." Here I am with his father Dan Gallagher, as I joined his family and friends at the Sankertown VFW for a viewing party. Josh is extremely talented, and I support his efforts to promote our area to a national audience in a positive way.

Rep. Burns donated a Buddy Bench to Benscreek Baseball Field, represented in this photo by Dennis Ratosky Sr.  Buddy Benches are places that kids can go if they are looking for a peer to play with, and Burns has been placing them at playgrounds and ball fields throughout the 72nd Legislative District.

Rep. Burns donated a Buddy Bench to Benscreek Baseball Field, represented in this photo by Dennis Ratosky Sr. Buddy Benches are places that kids can go if they are looking for a peer to play with, and Burns has been placing them at playgrounds and ball fields throughout the 72nd Legislative District.



Benscreek Baseball Field Buddy Bench

Rep. Burns donated a Buddy Bench to Benscreek Baseball Field, represented in this photo by Dennis Ratosky Sr. Buddy Benches are places that kids can go if they are looking for a peer to play with, and Burns has been placing them at playgrounds and ball fields throughout the 72nd Legislative District.

The Rotary Club of Ebensburg has made inestimable contributions to our community, so Rep. Burns was proud to present club president Jeff Kuncelman with a House citation acknowledging the group's 70th anniversary.

The Rotary Club of Ebensburg has made inestimable contributions to our community, so Rep. Burns was proud to present club president Jeff Kuncelman with a House citation acknowledging the group's 70th anniversary.



Rotary Club of Ebensburg 70th anniversary

The Rotary Club of Ebensburg has made inestimable contributions to our community, so Rep. Burns was proud to present club president Jeff Kuncelman with a House citation acknowledging the group's 70th anniversary.

Learning is a lifelong endeavor, so Rep. Burns relishes invitations to speak to students like these in the Penn Cambria School District's class on Money and Civic Life. They learn about budgeting, financial responsibility, entrepreneurship and community service.
They also examine political, economic and social issues through current events and debates.

Learning is a lifelong endeavor, so Rep. Burns relishes invitations to speak to students like these in the Penn Cambria School District's class on Money and Civic Life. They learn about budgeting, financial responsibility, entrepreneurship and community service. They also examine political, economic and social issues through current events and debates.



Penn Cambria School District's class on Money and Civic Life

Learning is a lifelong endeavor, so Rep. Burns relishes invitations to speak to students like these in the Penn Cambria School District's class on Money and Civic Life. They learn about budgeting, financial responsibility, entrepreneurship and community service. They also examine political, economic and social issues through current events and debates.

Rep. Burns presented a citation to Cambria County Fair dignitaries recognizing the popular event's 125th anniversary.

Rep. Burns presented a citation to Cambria County Fair dignitaries recognizing the popular event's 125th anniversary.



Cambria County Fair 125th Anniversary Citation

Rep. Burns presented a citation to Cambria County Fair dignitaries recognizing the popular event's 125th anniversary.

From left: Adrianne Kuhar, Marty Kuhar, Lou Kuhar and state Rep. Frank Burns.

From left: Adrianne Kuhar, Marty Kuhar, Lou Kuhar and state Rep. Frank Burns.



Veterans lunch at Cresson Volunteer Fire Co., Aug. 28, 2016

From left: Adrianne Kuhar, Marty Kuhar, Lou Kuhar and state Rep. Frank Burns.

Rep. Frank Burns welcomes friends and constituents from the 72nd legislative district who traveled to Harrisburg in the representative’s annual bus trip.

Rep. Frank Burns welcomes friends and constituents from the 72nd legislative district who traveled to Harrisburg in the representative’s annual bus trip.



Bus trip

Rep. Frank Burns welcomes friends and constituents from the 72nd legislative district who traveled to Harrisburg in the representative’s annual bus trip.

Rep Burns was proud to host a 'Heroes' Kids Fair at Patton Park where children and their families got to meet local police officers, fire fighters and emergency responders.

Rep Burns was proud to host a "Heroes" Kids Fair at Patton Park where children and their families got to meet local police officers, fire fighters and emergency responders.



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Rep Burns was proud to host a "Heroes" Kids Fair at Patton Park where children and their families got to meet local police officers, fire fighters and emergency responders.

Rep. Burns presented Noah Byich of Vinco, a 2016 graduate of Central Cambria High School, with an appointment to Valley Forge Military College. The son of Kevin and Ann Byich, Noah plans to pursue the Security Studies Concentration of the college's  Justice and Security Studies AA Program.  Noah has a sister, Sophia Byich.

Rep. Burns presented Noah Byich of Vinco, a 2016 graduate of Central Cambria High School, with an appointment to Valley Forge Military College. The son of Kevin and Ann Byich, Noah plans to pursue the Security Studies Concentration of the college's Justice and Security Studies AA Program. Noah has a sister, Sophia Byich.



Noah Byich secures Valley Forge Military College appointment through Burns

Rep. Burns presented Noah Byich of Vinco, a 2016 graduate of Central Cambria High School, with an appointment to Valley Forge Military College. The son of Kevin and Ann Byich, Noah plans to pursue the Security Studies Concentration of the college's Justice and Security Studies AA Program. Noah has a sister, Sophia Byich.

Rep. Burns recently presented a House citation to Kristopher Mulevhill, who used the Heimlich maneuver he learned at Camp Cadet of Cambria County to save his father's life. Kristopher also was selected the camp's top male cadet in 2014. It is a pleasure to recognize such a fine young man.

Rep. Burns recently presented a House citation to Kristopher Mulevhill, who used the Heimlich maneuver he learned at Camp Cadet of Cambria County to save his father's life. Kristopher also was selected the camp's top male cadet in 2014. It is a pleasure to recognize such a fine young man.



Citation recognizing the life-saving heroics of Kristopher Mulevhill.

Rep. Burns recently presented a House citation to Kristopher Mulevhill, who used the Heimlich maneuver he learned at Camp Cadet of Cambria County to save his father's life. Kristopher also was selected the camp's top male cadet in 2014. It is a pleasure to recognize such a fine young man.

Rep. Frank Burns speaks to second-graders at Cambria Heights Elementary about Earth Day, our environment, and the importance of trees.

Rep. Frank Burns speaks to second-graders at Cambria Heights Elementary about Earth Day, our environment, and the importance of trees.



Cambria Heights Elementary Earth Day

Rep. Frank Burns speaks to second-graders at Cambria Heights Elementary about Earth Day, our environment, and the importance of trees.

Rep. Frank Burns speaks to St. Benedict School third- and fourth-graders about Earth Day and the importance of protecting the environment.

Rep. Frank Burns speaks to St. Benedict School third- and fourth-graders about Earth Day and the importance of protecting the environment.



St. Benedict School Earth Day

Rep. Frank Burns speaks to St. Benedict School third- and fourth-graders about Earth Day and the importance of protecting the environment.

Rep. Frank Burns presents a citation to Smithmyer Superette recognizing and celebrating their 50 years of business in Loretto.

Rep. Frank Burns presents a citation to Smithmyer Superette recognizing and celebrating their 50 years of business in Loretto.



Burns Citation Presentation

Rep. Frank Burns presents a citation to Smithmyer Superette recognizing and celebrating their 50 years of business in Loretto.

Rep. Frank Burns welcomes friends and neighbors from the 72nd legislative district to the state capitol in December 2015.

Rep. Frank Burns welcomes friends and neighbors from the 72nd legislative district to the state capitol in December 2015.



Bus Group from 72nd District

Rep. Frank Burns welcomes friends and neighbors from the 72nd legislative district to the state capitol in December 2015.

Rep. Frank Burns is pictured with Megan Faccani, Princess Alternate; Alexis McMullen, Ambassador; and Jessica New, Cambria County Dairy Princess, at the Jackson Township Heritage Festival in August 2015.

Rep. Frank Burns is pictured with Megan Faccani, Princess Alternate; Alexis McMullen, Ambassador; and Jessica New, Cambria County Dairy Princess, at the Jackson Township Heritage Festival in August 2015.



Burns at The Jackson Township Heritage Festival

Rep. Frank Burns is pictured with Megan Faccani, Princess Alternate; Alexis McMullen, Ambassador; and Jessica New, Cambria County Dairy Princess, at the Jackson Township Heritage Festival in August 2015.

Rep. Frank Burns meets with participants in the Patton Youth Fair and was proud to see their “drug free” message on display.

Rep. Frank Burns meets with participants in the Patton Youth Fair and was proud to see their “drug free” message on display.



Burns at Patton Youth Fair

Rep. Frank Burns meets with participants in the Patton Youth Fair and was proud to see their “drug free” message on display.

During the Mt. Carmel Annual Polish Picnic in Lilly held in July, Rep. Burns presented a citation to Pastor Bob Lill, Jim Smith and Martha Link.

During the Mt. Carmel Annual Polish Picnic in Lilly held in July, Rep. Burns presented a citation to Pastor Bob Lill, Jim Smith and Martha Link.



Citation Presentation at Mt. Carmel Annual Polish Picnic

During the Mt. Carmel Annual Polish Picnic in Lilly held in July, Rep. Burns presented a citation to Pastor Bob Lill, Jim Smith and Martha Link.

Rep. Frank Burns congratulates Samantha Papcunik for completing a summer reading challenge.

Rep. Frank Burns congratulates Samantha Papcunik for completing a summer reading challenge.



Samantha Papcunik Certificate

Rep. Frank Burns congratulates Samantha Papcunik for completing a summer reading challenge.

Rep. Frank Burns joins volunteers to raise donations for pet food.

Rep. Frank Burns joins volunteers to raise donations for pet food.



Pet Food Donation

Rep. Frank Burns joins volunteers to raise donations for pet food.

Rep. Frank Burns collecting donated pet food items from students at Portage Elementary.

Rep. Frank Burns collecting donated pet food items from students at Portage Elementary.



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Rep. Frank Burns collecting donated pet food items from students at Portage Elementary.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.



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Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Rep. Frank Burns joined some students from Cambria County Christian School to plant a tree. As part of the project, they each received a seedling and a book about Pennsylvania trees

Rep. Frank Burns joined some students from Cambria County Christian School to plant a tree. As part of the project, they each received a seedling and a book about Pennsylvania trees



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Rep. Frank Burns joined some students from Cambria County Christian School to plant a tree. As part of the project, they each received a seedling and a book about Pennsylvania trees

Rep. Frank Burns joined some students from Cambria County Christian School to plant a tree. As part of the project, they each received a seedling and a book about Pennsylvania trees

Rep. Frank Burns joined some students from Cambria County Christian School to plant a tree. As part of the project, they each received a seedling and a book about Pennsylvania trees



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Rep. Frank Burns joined some students from Cambria County Christian School to plant a tree. As part of the project, they each received a seedling and a book about Pennsylvania trees

Representative Frank Burns planted trees with the 3rd grade class at Central Cambria.

Representative Frank Burns planted trees with the 3rd grade class at Central Cambria.



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Representative Frank Burns planted trees with the 3rd grade class at Central Cambria.

Representative Frank Burns planted trees with the 3rd grade class at Central Cambria.

Representative Frank Burns planted trees with the 3rd grade class at Central Cambria.



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Representative Frank Burns planted trees with the 3rd grade class at Central Cambria.

Representative Frank Burns planted trees with the 3rd grade class at Central Cambria.

Representative Frank Burns planted trees with the 3rd grade class at Central Cambria.



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Representative Frank Burns planted trees with the 3rd grade class at Central Cambria.

Representative Frank Burns presented certificates for winning the poster contest in Cambria County sponsored by the PLCB.

Representative Frank Burns presented certificates for winning the poster contest in Cambria County sponsored by the PLCB.



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Representative Frank Burns presented certificates for winning the poster contest in Cambria County sponsored by the PLCB.

Students from Saint Benedict School receiving certificates from Rep. Frank Burns for collecting pet food items.

Students from Saint Benedict School receiving certificates from Rep. Frank Burns for collecting pet food items.



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Students from Saint Benedict School receiving certificates from Rep. Frank Burns for collecting pet food items.

Rep. Frank Burns collecting donated pet food items from students at Portage Elementary.

Rep. Frank Burns collecting donated pet food items from students at Portage Elementary.



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Rep. Frank Burns collecting donated pet food items from students at Portage Elementary.

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Rep. Frank Burns collecting donated pet food items from students at Saint Benedict School.

Rep. Frank Burns collecting donated pet food items from students at Saint Benedict School.



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Rep. Frank Burns collecting donated pet food items from students at Saint Benedict School.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.



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Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.



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Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.



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Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.



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Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.



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Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.



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Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.



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Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.



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Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.



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Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.



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Open house for Rep. Burns' district office in Portage.

Rep. Burns joins Governor Wolf at the Greater Johnstown H.S. as he discusses his plan for funding education in the commonwealth.

Rep. Burns joins Governor Wolf at the Greater Johnstown H.S. as he discusses his plan for funding education in the commonwealth.



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Rep. Burns joins Governor Wolf at the Greater Johnstown H.S. as he discusses his plan for funding education in the commonwealth.

Rep. Burns joins Governor Wolf at the Greater Johnstown H.S. as he discusses his plan for funding education in the commonwealth.

Rep. Burns joins Governor Wolf at the Greater Johnstown H.S. as he discusses his plan for funding education in the commonwealth.



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Rep. Burns joins Governor Wolf at the Greater Johnstown H.S. as he discusses his plan for funding education in the commonwealth.

On behalf of Rep. Frank Burns, Charlie Vizzini, a Burns staff member, presents a House citation to Edward Huttenhower from the Small Business Development Center at St. Francis University in recognition of the SBDC's 35th anniversary. The SBDC at St. Francis University is one of 18 SBDCs in the Commonwealth. It works with business owners in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon and Somerset counties to help them maintain a competitive edge. The photo is available for download here.

On behalf of Rep. Frank Burns, Charlie Vizzini, a Burns staff member, presents a House citation to Edward Huttenhower from the Small Business Development Center at St. Francis University in recognition of the SBDC's 35th anniversary. The SBDC at St. Francis University is one of 18 SBDCs in the Commonwealth. It works with business owners in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon and Somerset counties to help them maintain a competitive edge. The photo is available for download here.



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On behalf of Rep. Frank Burns, Charlie Vizzini, a Burns staff member, presents a House citation to Edward Huttenhower from the Small Business Development Center at St. Francis University in recognition of the SBDC's 35th anniversary. The SBDC at St. Francis University is one of 18 SBDCs in the Commonwealth. It works with business owners in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon and Somerset counties to help them maintain a competitive edge. The photo is available for download here.

Rep. Frank Burns presents Larry Irvin and William Turner from the 5th Division of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary with a House citation on its 75th anniversary. Originally formed as the Volunteer Reserve of the U.S. Coast Guard in June 1939, the auxiliary is one of the nation's premier organizations, providing 2 million hours of volunteer service to the Coast Guard and boating public each year. It annually saves hundreds of lives, rescues hundreds of stranded boaters and retrieves millions of dollars of property.

Rep. Frank Burns presents Larry Irvin and William Turner from the 5th Division of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary with a House citation on its 75th anniversary. Originally formed as the Volunteer Reserve of the U.S. Coast Guard in June 1939, the auxiliary is one of the nation's premier organizations, providing 2 million hours of volunteer service to the Coast Guard and boating public each year. It annually saves hundreds of lives, rescues hundreds of stranded boaters and retrieves millions of dollars of property.



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Rep. Frank Burns presents Larry Irvin and William Turner from the 5th Division of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary with a House citation on its 75th anniversary. Originally formed as the Volunteer Reserve of the U.S. Coast Guard in June 1939, the auxiliary is one of the nation's premier organizations, providing 2 million hours of volunteer service to the Coast Guard and boating public each year. It annually saves hundreds of lives, rescues hundreds of stranded boaters and retrieves millions of dollars of property.

Members of the Sepp family at the unveiling of the new sign for the Trooper Joseph Sepp Memorial Bridge in Windber. From left, Joseph Sepp, Tina Sepp, Joey Sepp, Lana Gay Sepp, Andy Sepp, Amanda Jo Sepp, Rep. Burns, Jenny Sepp, Sen. Wozniak and Congressman Rothfus,

Members of the Sepp family at the unveiling of the new sign for the Trooper Joseph Sepp Memorial Bridge in Windber. From left, Joseph Sepp, Tina Sepp, Joey Sepp, Lana Gay Sepp, Andy Sepp, Amanda Jo Sepp, Rep. Burns, Jenny Sepp, Sen. Wozniak and Congressman Rothfus,



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Members of the Sepp family at the unveiling of the new sign for the Trooper Joseph Sepp Memorial Bridge in Windber. From left, Joseph Sepp, Tina Sepp, Joey Sepp, Lana Gay Sepp, Andy Sepp, Amanda Jo Sepp, Rep. Burns, Jenny Sepp, Sen. Wozniak and Congressman Rothfus,

From the 2014 Senior Fair.

From the 2014 Senior Fair.



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From the 2014 Senior Fair.

From the 2014 Senior Fair.

From the 2014 Senior Fair.



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From the 2014 Senior Fair.

From the 2014 Senior Fair.

From the 2014 Senior Fair.



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From the 2014 Senior Fair.

From the 2014 Senior Fair.

From the 2014 Senior Fair.



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From the 2014 Senior Fair.

From the 2014 Senior Fair.

From the 2014 Senior Fair.



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From the 2014 Senior Fair.

Taking the ALS ice bucket challenge to raise awareness and find a cure for the disease. From left, Tom Trkula who works for Sen. Wozniak and lost an aunt to ALS; Sen. John Wozniak; and Rep. Frank Burns.

Taking the ALS ice bucket challenge to raise awareness and find a cure for the disease. From left, Tom Trkula who works for Sen. Wozniak and lost an aunt to ALS; Sen. John Wozniak; and Rep. Frank Burns.



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Taking the ALS ice bucket challenge to raise awareness and find a cure for the disease. From left, Tom Trkula who works for Sen. Wozniak and lost an aunt to ALS; Sen. John Wozniak; and Rep. Frank Burns.

This was taken at the Portage Crime Watch Seminar. From left, Portage Police Chief Ed Miller, Galen Decort, Roy Holtz, Rep. Burns and Portage Office Bob Miller.

This was taken at the Portage Crime Watch Seminar. From left, Portage Police Chief Ed Miller, Galen Decort, Roy Holtz, Rep. Burns and Portage Office Bob Miller.



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This was taken at the Portage Crime Watch Seminar. From left, Portage Police Chief Ed Miller, Galen Decort, Roy Holtz, Rep. Burns and Portage Office Bob Miller.

At St. Monica's Church festival in Chest Springs.

At St. Monica's Church festival in Chest Springs.



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At St. Monica's Church festival in Chest Springs.

Rep. Burns recently had the privilege of talking to young adults and parents about the advantages of volunteering and becoming community leaders at Beginnings Inc.

Rep. Burns recently had the privilege of talking to young adults and parents about the advantages of volunteering and becoming community leaders at Beginnings Inc.



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Rep. Burns recently had the privilege of talking to young adults and parents about the advantages of volunteering and becoming community leaders at Beginnings Inc.

Rep. Burns with some of the young adults after his talk about volunteerism at Beginnings.

Rep. Burns with some of the young adults after his talk about volunteerism at Beginnings.



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Rep. Burns with some of the young adults after his talk about volunteerism at Beginnings.

Johnstown area residents visit the state Capitol on a bus trip sponsored by Reps. Frank Burns and Gary Haluska, and Sen. Wozniak. The picture was taken in the Senate chamber.

Johnstown area residents visit the state Capitol on a bus trip sponsored by Reps. Frank Burns and Gary Haluska, and Sen. Wozniak. The picture was taken in the Senate chamber.



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Johnstown area residents visit the state Capitol on a bus trip sponsored by Reps. Frank Burns and Gary Haluska, and Sen. Wozniak. The picture was taken in the Senate chamber.

Johnstown area residents visit the state Capitol on a bus trip sponsored by Reps. Frank Burns and Gary Haluska, and Sen. Wozniak. The picture was taken in the Senate chamber.

Johnstown area residents visit the state Capitol on a bus trip sponsored by Reps. Frank Burns and Gary Haluska, and Sen. Wozniak. The picture was taken in the Senate chamber.



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Johnstown area residents visit the state Capitol on a bus trip sponsored by Reps. Frank Burns and Gary Haluska, and Sen. Wozniak. The picture was taken in the Senate chamber.

Rep. Burns helps to present scholarship money to the families of Cambria and Westmoreland counties from the Bridge Educational Foundation. The scholarship funds are made possible through Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program.

Rep. Burns helps to present scholarship money to the families of Cambria and Westmoreland counties from the Bridge Educational Foundation. The scholarship funds are made possible through Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program.



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Rep. Burns helps to present scholarship money to the families of Cambria and Westmoreland counties from the Bridge Educational Foundation. The scholarship funds are made possible through Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program.

Rep. Burns at a Bridge Educational Foundation event in Johnstown to present scholarship money through Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program.

Rep. Burns at a Bridge Educational Foundation event in Johnstown to present scholarship money through Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program.



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Rep. Burns at a Bridge Educational Foundation event in Johnstown to present scholarship money through Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program.

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Rep. Burns held an Outdoors and Sportsmen's Expo in his district. To view photos from the event, visit his photo slideshow page and click on the Outdoors and Sportsmen's Expo gallery.

Rep. Burns held an Outdoors and Sportsmen's Expo in his district. To view photos from the event, visit his photo slideshow page and click on the Outdoors and Sportsmen's Expo gallery.



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Rep. Burns held an Outdoors and Sportsmen's Expo in his district. To view photos from the event, visit his photo slideshow page and click on the Outdoors and Sportsmen's Expo gallery.

The House Democratic Policy Committee holds a hearing in Erie on liquor privatization.

The House Democratic Policy Committee holds a hearing in Erie on liquor privatization.



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The House Democratic Policy Committee holds a hearing in Erie on liquor privatization.

Rep. Frank Burns at a Feb. 20 House Democratic Policy Committee hearing regarding Pennsylvania's transportation funding obstacles. The hearing analyzed the governor's plan to fund transportation projects.

Rep. Frank Burns at a Feb. 20 House Democratic Policy Committee hearing regarding Pennsylvania's transportation funding obstacles. The hearing analyzed the governor's plan to fund transportation projects.



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Rep. Frank Burns at a Feb. 20 House Democratic Policy Committee hearing regarding Pennsylvania's transportation funding obstacles. The hearing analyzed the governor's plan to fund transportation projects.

Rep. Frank Burns attends a Feb. 22 House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to consider training for first responders on managing incidents involving autistic residents and the potential of adopting autism guidelines.

Rep. Frank Burns attends a Feb. 22 House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to consider training for first responders on managing incidents involving autistic residents and the potential of adopting autism guidelines.



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Rep. Frank Burns attends a Feb. 22 House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to consider training for first responders on managing incidents involving autistic residents and the potential of adopting autism guidelines.

Rep. Frank Burns participates in a Feb. 19 House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on the state Department of Environmental Protection's response to environmental testing in Marcellus Shale regions. The hearing examined DEP's policies and procedures related to air- and water-quality testing near shale drilling sites.

Rep. Frank Burns participates in a Feb. 19 House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on the state Department of Environmental Protection's response to environmental testing in Marcellus Shale regions. The hearing examined DEP's policies and procedures related to air- and water-quality testing near shale drilling sites.



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Rep. Frank Burns participates in a Feb. 19 House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on the state Department of Environmental Protection's response to environmental testing in Marcellus Shale regions. The hearing examined DEP's policies and procedures related to air- and water-quality testing near shale drilling sites.

Reps. Burns and Haluska at the Small Games of Chance seminar they hosted to help their local organizations and the public learn more about the new law.

Reps. Burns and Haluska at the Small Games of Chance seminar they hosted to help their local organizations and the public learn more about the new law.



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Reps. Burns and Haluska at the Small Games of Chance seminar they hosted to help their local organizations and the public learn more about the new law.

Reps. Burns talks to an attendee at the Small Games of Chance seminar he and other Cambria County legislators hosted to help their local organizations and the public learn more about the new law.

Reps. Burns talks to an attendee at the Small Games of Chance seminar he and other Cambria County legislators hosted to help their local organizations and the public learn more about the new law.



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Reps. Burns talks to an attendee at the Small Games of Chance seminar he and other Cambria County legislators hosted to help their local organizations and the public learn more about the new law.

Rep. Burns speaks at a community meeting where prison employees and other community members express their frustration and anger over the closing of SCI Cresson.  More images from the meeting can be seen by <#@$#@$#@$#@$a href='http://www.pahouse.com/Burns/grpGallery.asp?pgID=890'>clicking here.<#@$#@$#@$#@$/a>

Rep. Burns speaks at a community meeting where prison employees and other community members express their frustration and anger over the closing of SCI Cresson. More images from the meeting can be seen by <#@$#@$#@$#@$a href="http://www.pahouse.com/Burns/grpGallery.asp?pgID=890">clicking here.<#@$#@$#@$#@$/a>



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Rep. Burns speaks at a community meeting where prison employees and other community members express their frustration and anger over the closing of SCI Cresson. More images from the meeting can be seen by <#@$#@$#@$#@$a href="http://www.pahouse.com/Burns/grpGallery.asp?pgID=890">clicking here.<#@$#@$#@$#@$/a>

Rep. Burns reads 'Green Eggs and Ham' to 4th graders at Blacklick Elementary as part of 'Read Across America' in honor of Dr. Suess' birthday.

Rep. Burns reads "Green Eggs and Ham" to 4th graders at Blacklick Elementary as part of "Read Across America" in honor of Dr. Suess' birthday.



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Rep. Burns reads "Green Eggs and Ham" to 4th graders at Blacklick Elementary as part of "Read Across America" in honor of Dr. Suess' birthday.

Rep. Burns participates in a flag presentation at Blacklick Valley Elementary Center. The flag pictured was flown in Afghanistan by Dr. Brian Fenchak, a member of the 492 U.S. Army Civil Affairs Battalion.

Rep. Burns participates in a flag presentation at Blacklick Valley Elementary Center. The flag pictured was flown in Afghanistan by Dr. Brian Fenchak, a member of the 492 U.S. Army Civil Affairs Battalion.



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Rep. Burns participates in a flag presentation at Blacklick Valley Elementary Center. The flag pictured was flown in Afghanistan by Dr. Brian Fenchak, a member of the 492 U.S. Army Civil Affairs Battalion.

Rep. Burns speaks to a group of constituents that came to the Energy Fair he co-sponsored with Rep. Barbin and Rep. Haluska. To see more photos from the May 12 event, check out Rep. Burns’ other galleries.

Rep. Burns speaks to a group of constituents that came to the Energy Fair he co-sponsored with Rep. Barbin and Rep. Haluska. To see more photos from the May 12 event, check out Rep. Burns’ other galleries.



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Rep. Burns speaks to a group of constituents that came to the Energy Fair he co-sponsored with Rep. Barbin and Rep. Haluska. To see more photos from the May 12 event, check out Rep. Burns’ other galleries.

Rep. Burns helps Cambria Elementary students plant trees in celebration of Arbor Day.

Rep. Burns helps Cambria Elementary students plant trees in celebration of Arbor Day.



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Rep. Burns helps Cambria Elementary students plant trees in celebration of Arbor Day.

Rep. Burns presents band-aids to Jaden Isenberg, a first grade student at Cambria Elementary School. Jaden helped launch a letter writing campaign to collect band-aids for the “Band-Aids for Brent” campaign, which provides colorful band-aids to hospitalized children.

Rep. Burns presents band-aids to Jaden Isenberg, a first grade student at Cambria Elementary School. Jaden helped launch a letter writing campaign to collect band-aids for the “Band-Aids for Brent” campaign, which provides colorful band-aids to hospitalized children.



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Rep. Burns presents band-aids to Jaden Isenberg, a first grade student at Cambria Elementary School. Jaden helped launch a letter writing campaign to collect band-aids for the “Band-Aids for Brent” campaign, which provides colorful band-aids to hospitalized children.

Rep. Burns presents a citation to the first place winner of his “There Ought to be a Law” contest, Bobby Antesberger. Bobby won for his proposed legislation to require the Pa. Fish and Boat Commission to charge a fee for junior fishing licenses following a Junior Fisherman Training Course that would include teaching the proper use of fishing equipment, studying various species of fish and discussing the important responsibilities of fishermen such as keeping the environment clean and water safety.

Rep. Burns presents a citation to the first place winner of his “There Ought to be a Law” contest, Bobby Antesberger. Bobby won for his proposed legislation to require the Pa. Fish and Boat Commission to charge a fee for junior fishing licenses following a Junior Fisherman Training Course that would include teaching the proper use of fishing equipment, studying various species of fish and discussing the important responsibilities of fishermen such as keeping the environment clean and water safety.



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Rep. Burns presents a citation to the first place winner of his “There Ought to be a Law” contest, Bobby Antesberger. Bobby won for his proposed legislation to require the Pa. Fish and Boat Commission to charge a fee for junior fishing licenses following a Junior Fisherman Training Course that would include teaching the proper use of fishing equipment, studying various species of fish and discussing the important responsibilities of fishermen such as keeping the environment clean and water safety.

Rep. Burns presents a citation to the third place winner of his “There Ought to be a Law” contest, Brandon Wehner. Brandon won for his proposed legislation to require a tax on automobile inspections to fund major city renovations for public services.

Rep. Burns presents a citation to the third place winner of his “There Ought to be a Law” contest, Brandon Wehner. Brandon won for his proposed legislation to require a tax on automobile inspections to fund major city renovations for public services.



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Rep. Burns presents a citation to the third place winner of his “There Ought to be a Law” contest, Brandon Wehner. Brandon won for his proposed legislation to require a tax on automobile inspections to fund major city renovations for public services.

Rep. Burns presents a citation to Windber High School student Brea Neri. Neri is the recipient of the 2011-12 Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship. Pictured from L-R are Windber High School Principal Ralph DeMarco, parents Dan and Anne Neri, Brea Neri and Rep. Burns.

Rep. Burns presents a citation to Windber High School student Brea Neri. Neri is the recipient of the 2011-12 Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship. Pictured from L-R are Windber High School Principal Ralph DeMarco, parents Dan and Anne Neri, Brea Neri and Rep. Burns.



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Rep. Burns presents a citation to Windber High School student Brea Neri. Neri is the recipient of the 2011-12 Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship. Pictured from L-R are Windber High School Principal Ralph DeMarco, parents Dan and Anne Neri, Brea Neri and Rep. Burns.

Rep. Burns presents a citation to Windber High School student Brea Neri. Neri is the recipient of the 2011-12 Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship.

Rep. Burns presents a citation to Windber High School student Brea Neri. Neri is the recipient of the 2011-12 Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship.



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Rep. Burns presents a citation to Windber High School student Brea Neri. Neri is the recipient of the 2011-12 Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship.

Rep. Burns accepts a donation of blankets from Vintondale resident and Korean War veteran Joseph Gresko. The blankets, which were donated by the In-Stitches Sewing Club of Johnstown, were delivered to war veterans at Walter Reed Medical Center.

Rep. Burns accepts a donation of blankets from Vintondale resident and Korean War veteran Joseph Gresko. The blankets, which were donated by the In-Stitches Sewing Club of Johnstown, were delivered to war veterans at Walter Reed Medical Center.



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Rep. Burns accepts a donation of blankets from Vintondale resident and Korean War veteran Joseph Gresko. The blankets, which were donated by the In-Stitches Sewing Club of Johnstown, were delivered to war veterans at Walter Reed Medical Center.

Rep. Burns, right, discusses economic development and job creation efforts in Pennsylvania during a House Commerce Committee hearing on the subject held in Windber.  Joining Rep. Burns is Robb Miller, Executive Director of the House Commerce Committee.

Rep. Burns, right, discusses economic development and job creation efforts in Pennsylvania during a House Commerce Committee hearing on the subject held in Windber. Joining Rep. Burns is Robb Miller, Executive Director of the House Commerce Committee.



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Rep. Burns, right, discusses economic development and job creation efforts in Pennsylvania during a House Commerce Committee hearing on the subject held in Windber. Joining Rep. Burns is Robb Miller, Executive Director of the House Commerce Committee.

Rep. Burns joins Gov. Ed Rendell for the signing of Burns’ legislation, Act 24 of 2009, which strengthens landscape architect registration in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Burns joins Gov. Ed Rendell for the signing of Burns’ legislation, Act 24 of 2009, which strengthens landscape architect registration in Pennsylvania.



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Rep. Burns joins Gov. Ed Rendell for the signing of Burns’ legislation, Act 24 of 2009, which strengthens landscape architect registration in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Burns joins Gov. Ed Rendell for the signing of Burns’ legislation, Act 24 of 2009, which strengthens landscape architect registration in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Burns joins Gov. Ed Rendell for the signing of Burns’ legislation, Act 24 of 2009, which strengthens landscape architect registration in Pennsylvania.



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Rep. Burns joins Gov. Ed Rendell for the signing of Burns’ legislation, Act 24 of 2009, which strengthens landscape architect registration in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Burns took the oath of office on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009.

Rep. Burns took the oath of office on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009.



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Rep. Burns took the oath of office on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009.

Rep. Frank Burns speaking prior to unveiling of the new sign for the Trooper Joseph Sepp Memorial Bridge in Windber.

Rep. Frank Burns speaking prior to unveiling of the new sign for the Trooper Joseph Sepp Memorial Bridge in Windber.



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Rep. Frank Burns speaking prior to unveiling of the new sign for the Trooper Joseph Sepp Memorial Bridge in Windber.

Rep. Frank Burns speaking prior to unveiling of the new sign for the Trooper Joseph Sepp Memorial Bridge in Windber.

Rep. Frank Burns speaking prior to unveiling of the new sign for the Trooper Joseph Sepp Memorial Bridge in Windber.



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Rep. Frank Burns speaking prior to unveiling of the new sign for the Trooper Joseph Sepp Memorial Bridge in Windber.