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Website links seniors with local services; New law includes cold weather protections for pets; Share the Harvest

(Nov 21, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports on a new state website that helps connect older Pennsylvanians and people with a disability or behavioral health need to services and support systems available in their community. Read more

 

Contact the FCC to preserve $140 million in rural broadband funding; My winter clothing drive benefitting local families is under way

(Nov 13, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder urges support of efforts to preserve nearly $140 million in federal funding intended to increase access to high speed internet service in underserved areas in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Honor and remember our veterans this weekend and every day

(Nov 06, 2017)

As Veterans Day nears, Rep. Pam Snyder reports that her Carmichaels office sponsors monthly Veterans Outreach featuring American Legion service specialists. She also provides a list of state resources for veterans. Read more

 

In a big win for working familes in southwestern Pa., Consol wins permits for longwall operations at Bailey Mine

(Nov 03, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that Consol Energy has won permits to mine new sections at the Bailey Mine in western Greene County, protecting the livelihoods of as many as 600 workers for up to five years. Read more

 

Snyder: Consol secures permits for longwall operations at Bailey Mine

(Nov 03, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder, after months of unceasing negotiations, announces that the state Department of Environment Protection today cleared Consol Energy to mine new sections at the Bailey Mine in western Greene County, protecting the livelihoods of as many as 600 workers for up to five years. Read more

 

Rep. Pam Snyder's fifth-annual winter clothing drive begins Nov. 6

(Nov 02, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that her three constituent service offices will again collect winter clothes to benefit area families beginning Monday, Nov. 6. Read more

 

It’s prime time for deer-related crashes; Pa. granted REAL ID extension through October 2018

(Oct 25, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder advises motorists that October, November and December are the months when motorists are most likely to be involved in a deer-related crash – and that insurance companies cannot add a surcharge to auto insurance premiums for such crashes. Also, the state has been granted a REAL ID extension through October 2018. Read more

 

Davis, Snyder sex-offender bill aims to keep children safe near schools

(Oct 24, 2017)

HARRISBURG, Oct. 24 – State Reps. Tina Davis and Pam Snyder this week introduced H.B. 1882 , which would restrict convicted sex offenders from living near schools. Under the bill, a sex offender registered under Megan’s Law would not be allowed to live within 2,500 feet of a public, private or parochial school, pre-school or child-care facility in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania State Police report that there are 21,685 registered sex offenders living in the commonwealth, convicted of offenses ranging from possession of child pornography to rape. “Right now, there are no laws preventing offenders from moving in right next door to the school attended by your child, grandchild, niece or nephew,” said Davis, D-Bucks. “Our legislation aims to address this problem and keep kids safe at school and on their way to and from school.” “We must do all we can to protect our most vulnerable citizens from those with a proven record of predatory – and in some cases violent – behavior,” said Snyder, D-Greene/Fayette/Washington. “Our legislation simply mandates a buffer zone between an offender and a school or child-care facility to keep children safe. “It’s past time Pennsylvania had a law like this on its books.” Read more

 

Email scam targets tax preparers; Waynesburg U's Yelllow Jacket staff lauded; and electronics recycling to resume next year

(Oct 19, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder warns that an email phishing scam is targeting tax preparers and she provides tip to protect confidential information. Also, Waynesburg University's newspaper staff is lauded. Read more

 

Cracking down on those infuriating robocalls; Trick-or-treating and school bus safety

(Oct 16, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports on how to thwart robocallers and steps needed to bolster the Do-Not-Call registries. Also, Halloween and school bus safety tips. Read more

 

Heating aid via LIHEAP opens Nov. 1; Pa. gains REAL ID enforcement extension; ‘Right to Try’ bill signed into law

(Oct 12, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that the 2017-2018 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program – LIHEAP – will begin accepting applications for heating assistance grants on Nov. 1. Also, the state has received an extension on REAL ID enforcement, and the 'Right to Try' bill has been signed into law. Read more

 

Nov. 7 ballot question on homestead exemptions explained; Right to Try bill heads to governor

(Oct 10, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that voters in the Nov. 7 general election will be asked to decide a ballot question regarding the authorization of homestead tax exemptions. If passed, the measure would authorize the General Assembly to pass laws allowing local taxing authorities to exclude up to the full assessed value of homestead properties within the taxing jurisdiction. Also, 'Right to Try' bill heads to governor. Read more

 

Millions at risk from Equifax data breach, and free identity theft protection, credit monitoring are available; Oct. 10 is voter registration deadline

(Oct 05, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that millions of Pennsylvanians areat risk from Equifax data breach, and free identity theft protection, credit monitoring are available. Also, Oct. 10 is the voter registration deadline for the Nov. 7 General Election. Read more

 

Greene County schools sharing $10K state grant for career awareness

(Sep 29, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that the five public school districts in Greene County will share a $10,000 state grant to prepare students for careers through collaborative activities and a countywide career awareness day. Read more

 

Sixth annual Greene County Senior Fair on tap Oct. 6 at fairgrounds

(Sep 26, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that the sixth annual Greene County Senior Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the Greene County Fairgrounds near Waynesburg. “The Senior Fair provides a one-stop shop for seniors to access helpful resources in their community,” Snyder said. Read more

 

Snyder cuts ribbon on a multi-million dollar bridge project

(Aug 30, 2017)

WAYNESBURG, Aug. 30 – After four years of construction, state Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Greene/Fayette/Washington, proudly cut the ribbon on a $15.1 million bridge project in Waynesburg today. “Thousands of drivers rely on the Freedom Bridge on a daily basis,” Snyder said. “Those using route 19/21 will now be able to get from one end of the community to the other without being forced to take a detour.” The project began in the spring of 2013 but ran about a year behind schedule because PennDOT had to not only replace the road bridge going over Ten Mile Creek but the former railroad overpass nearby in order to successfully expand traffic from two to four lanes. This created complications and extended the completion date. “Bridges and roadways deteriorate over time,” Snyder explained. “It’s my responsibility as an elected official to ensure transportation upgrades are top priority in order to keep our community safe and running efficiently.” Gulisek Construction LLC was the contractor for the project. Read more

 

Please help Hurricane Harvey victims with donations to trustworthy groups; new DUI laws now in effect

(Aug 29, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder says to make your Hurricane Harvey donation count, make sure it goes to a trustworthy recipient. Also, Pennsylvania’s new DUI law makes ignition interlock on vehicles mandatory for first-time DUI offenders with a blood alcohol content of 0.10 or higher, and for people who refuse testing. Read more

 

Callers pose as IRS agents in latest scam; Risks of 'Easy Money' loans; Beat the 9/1 rate increase on Guaranteed Savings Plans for college

(Aug 25, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports on the latest scam to hit southwestern Pa. -- bogus Internal Revenue Service agents seeking personal data through threatening or aggressive phone calls. Also, information about predatory “Easy Money” loan practices and Pennsylvania's college-savings plans. Read more

 

Hunting & Trapping Digest available at my offices; $1 fishing licenses available for Labor Day, Sept. 4

(Aug 24, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that 2017 Hunting and Trapping Digests are now available for free at her Carmichaels office and soon at her district offices in her Brownsville and Waynesburg. Also, $1 fishing licenses are available for Labor Day. Read more

 

Snyder: Scams maintain unrelenting pace in region

(Aug 24, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder issues an alert about the latest scam to hit southwestern Pennsylvania -- bogus Internal Revenue Service agents seeking personal data through threatening or aggressive phone calls. Read more

 

Website links seniors with local services; New law includes cold weather protections for pets; Share the Harvest
Nov 21, 2017

Contact the FCC to preserve $140 million in rural broadband funding; My winter clothing drive benefitting local families is under way
Nov 13, 2017

Honor and remember our veterans this weekend and every day
Nov 06, 2017

In a big win for working familes in southwestern Pa., Consol wins permits for longwall operations at Bailey Mine
Nov 03, 2017

Snyder: Consol secures permits for longwall operations at Bailey Mine
Nov 03, 2017

Rep. Pam Snyder's fifth-annual winter clothing drive begins Nov. 6
Nov 02, 2017

It’s prime time for deer-related crashes; Pa. granted REAL ID extension through October 2018
Oct 25, 2017

Davis, Snyder sex-offender bill aims to keep children safe near schools
Oct 24, 2017

Email scam targets tax preparers; Waynesburg U's Yelllow Jacket staff lauded; and electronics recycling to resume next year
Oct 19, 2017

Cracking down on those infuriating robocalls; Trick-or-treating and school bus safety
Oct 16, 2017

Heating aid via LIHEAP opens Nov. 1; Pa. gains REAL ID enforcement extension; ‘Right to Try’ bill signed into law
Oct 12, 2017

Nov. 7 ballot question on homestead exemptions explained; Right to Try bill heads to governor
Oct 10, 2017

Millions at risk from Equifax data breach, and free identity theft protection, credit monitoring are available; Oct. 10 is voter registration deadline
Oct 05, 2017

Greene County schools sharing $10K state grant for career awareness
Sep 29, 2017

Sixth annual Greene County Senior Fair on tap Oct. 6 at fairgrounds
Sep 26, 2017

Snyder cuts ribbon on a multi-million dollar bridge project
Aug 30, 2017

Please help Hurricane Harvey victims with donations to trustworthy groups; new DUI laws now in effect
Aug 29, 2017

Callers pose as IRS agents in latest scam; Risks of 'Easy Money' loans; Beat the 9/1 rate increase on Guaranteed Savings Plans for college
Aug 25, 2017

Hunting & Trapping Digest available at my offices; $1 fishing licenses available for Labor Day, Sept. 4
Aug 24, 2017

Snyder: Scams maintain unrelenting pace in region
Aug 24, 2017