Burns secures $21,000 for area fire departments

(Oct 16, 2023)

“I know how hard first responders work to protect lives and property in Cambria County, which is why I work to enact programs and provide grants that can help support and protect those who give so much to our communities,” Burns said. Read more

 

Burns presents citation honoring former Ebensburg police chief

(Oct 16, 2023)

“For more than four decades, including 15 years as chief of the department, Terry epitomized the spirit of ‘to protect and to serve.’ From taking a bullet during a standoff with a gunman to serving on a federal task force to catch a county drug dealer, Terry has been a fearless protector of our community,” Burns said. Read more

 

Burns dedicates Charles J. Vizzini Memorial Bridge

(Oct 13, 2023)

“Charles J. Vizzini was a passionate advocate for his fellow veterans and his community,” Burns said. “It’s right and proper that we dedicate this bridge today – just one small way we can honor this man for his service to his county and his community.” Read more

 

Burns: Nearly $30,000 for secured for Ridge Park plan

(Oct 06, 2023)

“This state grant through DCNR is specifically for projects like this,” Burns said. “Securing this new funding will allow Westmont Borough to obtain a master site development plan for the 63-acre Ridge Park in Upper Yoder Township so residents can get the most out of this beautiful region.” Read more

 

Burns votes once again for voter ID to safeguard Pennsylvania elections

(Oct 06, 2023)

“Whenever voter ID has been suggested in the past, I broke ranks, stood my ground and voted my belief that voter ID was needed to allay fears of election fraud and guarantee election integrity,” Burns said. “Now, the winds are changing, and more legislators are following my lead and supporting voter ID as a way to instill trust in our election process.” Read more

 

Burns votes to cut $1 billion in taxes to make PA more job friendly

(Oct 05, 2023)

“I voted to cut these taxes because offering tax credits will spur economic activity, while providing business tax reforms will strengthen our business climate,” he said. “We need to create a welcoming business climate to create jobs, and these cuts can help do that.” Read more

 

Burns: Small businesses can benefit from state grant program to help with energy efficiency, pollution prevention or conservation projects

(Oct 03, 2023)

“Grants of up to $8,000 are available from this program, which will reduce project costs and increase a business’s return on investment,” said Burns, D-Cambria. “I encourage any small business who has undertaken an energy efficiency, pollution prevention or natural resource conservation project to apply.” Read more

 

Fall 2023

(Oct 02, 2023)

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Burns encourages entities to apply for statewide grant for public interest projects

(Sep 28, 2023)

“When the state ventured into gaming, casinos were required to give the state a portion of their proceeds for projects that would improve the quality of life for Pennsylvanians,” Burns said. “This program is again open for applications, and I encourage those eligible to apply to take advantage of this opportunity.” Read more

 

Burns: Johnstown awarded $100k to bolster emergency services

(Sep 15, 2023)

“Securing this funding is going to help ensure that Johnstown’s frontline heroes have the resources they need – from updated equipment to hazard-free facilities – to stay safe as they continue their lifesaving work," Burns said. Read more

 

Burns seeking nominations for annual Charlie Vizzini Volunteerism Award

(Sep 15, 2023)

“Over the last several years we’ve been able to honor some truly remarkable people doing great work in our communities,” Burns said. “The Charlie Vizzini Volunteerism Award is meant to shine a light on those who donate their time and energy to create positive changes in their community. If you know someone who you think fits that description, then I urge you to nominate them.” Read more

 

Burns: Johnstown awarded $150k for comprehensive recovery plan

(Sep 13, 2023)

"Raising taxes on workers in the city is not a sound strategy for economic recovery,” Burns said. “Securing this new funding will help ensure that as Johnstown continues on the path to economic recovery, it will be guided by the smartest strategies and that any final plan will be based on input from our own residents, businesses and workers." Read more

 

Burns commends exiled Prospect residents for keeping a united front

(Sep 07, 2023)

“I’ve talked to many Prospects residents, and collectively their most fervent desire has been to return home, to the community they know and love,” Burns said. “They didn’t like being scattered to the wind, and they certainly did not want to stay in those locations. It appears they are succeeding.” Read more

 

Burns to host free Senior Fair on Sept. 15

(Aug 31, 2023)

The fair is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Young People's Community Center in Ebensburg. Please RSVP by Sept. 8. Read more

 

Another $659,889 coming to Cambria County for road improvements

(Aug 24, 2023)

“I’m always looking for a way to leverage state funding to help local communities,” Burns said. “These two grants for the five road projects not only free up local funding for other projects, but also help get these projects done. It’s a priority for me to help secure grants like these that help our local communities, improve motorist safety and infrastructure.” Read more

 

2023 Senior Fair

(Aug 24, 2023)

Check out my 2023 Senior Fair on Sept. 15 in Ebensburg! Read more

 

Greater Johnstown, Ferndale school districts to receive $136,656 for fresh fruits, vegetables for students

(Aug 15, 2023)

“I’ve always supported our students and schools,” Burns said. “Education is the best way to make sure our region can grow and compete in the marketplace, and making sure our students have the nutrition they need to be healthy and strong is a part of that.” Read more

 

Greater Johnstown to receive state grant funding through disability inclusive curriculum pilot program

(Aug 11, 2023)

“Exclusion breeds stigma, shame, ignorance and misunderstanding,” Burns said. “I’ve seen it firsthand; that’s why I get students to sign the anti-bullying pledge and have set up Buddy Benches throughout the region. “This new grant is designed to help schools educate students from kindergarten to high school about disabilities and how it’s a natural part of the human condition.” Read more

 

Burns: House Professional Licensure Committee considers bills to expand mental health care access, keep skilled professionals in the state

(Aug 11, 2023)

“This week’s hearings helped members of the committee learn how necessary these measures are to increasing access to mental health care and therapeutic services in Pennsylvania,” said Burns, committee chairman. “We are facing a growing mental health crisis and patients need every avenue for care they can get, whether through psychologists, psychiatrists, primary care providers or other therapists.” Read more

 

Burns: JHA board needs to take stand on public housing transformation plan

(Aug 01, 2023)

Burns, D-Cambria, made his request in a letter to JHA board Chairman Charles Arnone, noting that Arnone – along with fellow commissioners David Vitovich, Angela Reed, Darlette Haselrig and John Slezak – are the ones directly responsible for operating the JHA and charting its course. Read more

 

Burns secures $21,000 for area fire departments
Oct 16, 2023

Burns presents citation honoring former Ebensburg police chief
Oct 16, 2023

Burns dedicates Charles J. Vizzini Memorial Bridge
Oct 13, 2023

Burns: Nearly $30,000 for secured for Ridge Park plan
Oct 06, 2023

Burns votes once again for voter ID to safeguard Pennsylvania elections
Oct 06, 2023

Burns votes to cut $1 billion in taxes to make PA more job friendly
Oct 05, 2023

Burns: Small businesses can benefit from state grant program to help with energy efficiency, pollution prevention or conservation projects
Oct 03, 2023

Fall 2023
Oct 02, 2023

Burns encourages entities to apply for statewide grant for public interest projects
Sep 28, 2023

Burns: Johnstown awarded $100k to bolster emergency services
Sep 15, 2023

Burns seeking nominations for annual Charlie Vizzini Volunteerism Award
Sep 15, 2023

Burns: Johnstown awarded $150k for comprehensive recovery plan
Sep 13, 2023

Burns commends exiled Prospect residents for keeping a united front
Sep 07, 2023

Burns to host free Senior Fair on Sept. 15
Aug 31, 2023

Another $659,889 coming to Cambria County for road improvements
Aug 24, 2023

2023 Senior Fair
Aug 24, 2023

Greater Johnstown, Ferndale school districts to receive $136,656 for fresh fruits, vegetables for students
Aug 15, 2023

Greater Johnstown to receive state grant funding through disability inclusive curriculum pilot program
Aug 11, 2023

Burns: House Professional Licensure Committee considers bills to expand mental health care access, keep skilled professionals in the state
Aug 11, 2023

Burns: JHA board needs to take stand on public housing transformation plan
Aug 01, 2023