2023 Senior Fair

Reps. Bob Merski and Pat Harkins co-host a Senior Fair.

Erie community town hall on lakeshore area cell service problems

Photos from a live town hall hosted by state Reps. Bob Merski and Pat Harkins addressing cell service problems on Presque Isle, Lake Erie, and the surrounding shore line.

Urban Affairs Committee April 12, 2022 Meeting

Rep. Bob Merski speaks at an Urban Affairs Committee voting meeting on his amendment, formerly House Bill 1827, which will create a grant program cities can use for code enforcement efforts to fight blight.

Blight Bill Rally

Rep. Bob Merski and others members of the Urban Affairs Caucus speak at a news conference to discuss a package of bills to fight blight in Pennsylvania.

West Basin Pond Trout Stocking

Rep. Bob Merski kicks off the 2022 Trout Fishing season with a brown trout stocking event in Erie.

2021 Swearing In Ceremony

Rep. Bob Merski takes the Oath of Office to begin to start of the 2021-22 legislative session.

Senior Caregiving Seminar

Rep. Bob Merski hosts an event to cover topics such as who can be paid to be a caregiver, how to become certified, and how Pennsylvania’s Caregiver Support Program can provide valuable assistance.

Modernizing The Vote

Rep. Bob Merski hosts an informational session to educate voters about changes to Pennsylvania’s voting laws and get an up-close look at the new machines.

2020 PA Farm Show

Rep. Bob Merski and his family attends the 2020 PA Farm Show.

2019 Sportsman's Expo

Rep. Bob Merski discusses topics related to the great outdoors in the Erie area at his first Sportsman’s Expo.

Medical Marijuana Forum

Rep. Bob Merski hosts a Medical Marijuana Forum.

USS Niagara Tour

Rep. Bob Merski joins Governor Tom Wolf and other lawmakers for a tour of the USS Niagara.

Charter School Reform Press Event

Rep. Bob Merski joins Governor Tom Wolf at an Erie elementary school to discuss improvements to the state’s charter school regulations.

Use of Police Force Public Hearing

Rep. Bob Merski attends a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing to discuss legislation that would address use of excessive force by law enforcement when effecting an arrest.

Rep. Merski holds "Technology Workforce" Policy Committee hearing

On Monday, Aug. 19 Rep. Merski hosted a House Policy Committee hearing at Mercyhurst University to discuss ways to grow the state's technology workforce. There were panelists from the Erie Innovation District and from Mercyhurst and Gannon universities, discussing the schools' cybersecurity programs.

Rep. Merski hosts Aug. 2 street-naming ceremony in honor of late representative Florindo "Flo" Fabrizio

State Rep. Bob Merski hosted a ceremony Aug. 2 to rename Poplar Street between West 26th and West 29th streets in Erie “Rep. Florindo ‘Flo’ Fabrizio Way” in honor of the late 2nd District representative. In addition to Merski and other state and local officials, Fabrizio's wife, Vicki, and his stepson, Matthew Sanfilippo, attended.

Rep. Merski welcomes guests for adoption of HR 353 on United States-Poland diplomatic relations

State Rep. Bob Merski, D-Erie, welcomes guests to the state Capitol June 17 as the House unanimously adopted Merski's H.R. 353, commemorating 100 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Poland and the commonwealth's strong Polish-American community. The guests included Kamil Henne, Deputy Consul General of the Republic of Poland in New York; Deborah Majka, Honorary Consul of Southeastern Pennsylvania; Peter Obst, representative of the Poles in America Foundation; and Sylwia Czajkowska, Hanna Wewiora, and Michael Wewiora, secretary, treasurer, and member, respectively, of the Kosciuszko Foundation Philadelphia Chapter.

Liberty Street Office Open House

Rep. Bob Merski officially opens his Liberty Street Office with an Open House Ceremony.

Trout Stocking 2019

Rep. Bob Merski stocks trout in an Erie stream ahead of the start of fishing season.

Home Heating Workshop

Rep. Bob Merski hosts a Home Heating Workshop to provide LIHEAP and other program information to constituents.