Rep. Patrick J. Harkins
1st Legislative District
Erie County

Welcome to my website, which is designed to help you find information on the services and issues that matter most to residents of the 1st District. My office can help you with LIHEAP, PACE, the Children's Health Insurance Program, the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, and financial aid programs for higher education. We can also assist you with:

  • Problems with insurance companies, utilities, state income tax forms or unemployment compensation
  • PennDOT
  • Information on tours of the state Capitol, obtaining House of Representatives citations and flag presentations

We are here to serve you!


American Recovery
and Reinvestment Act

Working for Pennsylvania and you

Click here to see the Federal site.

Erie's Channel 22 Now airing the Pennsylvania Cable Network!

Tune in to Channel 22 for coverage of state government news and events

Here to Serve You
Unemployment Compensation Benefits

Unemployment Compensation Benefits

Click Here to Learn More.

Tap 529

Looking to start a college fund for your kids?

Check out the Tap 529 program.


Do your children need health insurance?

CHIP covers all kids.