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‘The Do’s and Don’ts of Annuities’ now available; National Assisted Living Week

(Sep 14, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that a new guide, "The Do’s and Don’ts of Annuities," urges consumers to be cautious when considering buying an annuity and to take advantage of the mandated "free look" period. Also, National Assisted Living Week honors the people served as well as those who help in assisted living, personal care and residential care communities across the nation. Read more

 

Latest newsletter available online; Voting information now available by text; and don’t miss important updates

(Sep 08, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that her latest newsletter is available online and includes information about the Greene County Senior Fair on Oct. 7, her pepper spray bill, electronics recycling and more. Also, voting information is now available by text, and please remember to "opt in" to continue receiving legislative emails. Read more

 

Snyder: Telephone Town Hall poll shows aversion to property taxes

(Sep 02, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that a poll during her Sept. 1 Telephone Town Hall shows respondents favor replacing property taxes with sales and personal income taxes by a better than 3-to-1 margin. Another poll question revealed that more than 80 percent of respondents to the poll favor no-excuse absentee voting and early voting mechanisms for elections, which her H.B. 521 would provide. Read more

 

Aetna leaving individual Healthcare Marketplace in Pa.; Registering to vote online; ane opting in to avoid pre-election email blackout

(Aug 29, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that if you have a health care coverage plan through Aetna that you selected on the Healthcare Marketplace, then you must select a new plan by Dec. 15 to ensure continuous coverage. Also, please opt in to continue receiving Rep. Snyder's legislative emails during the two months before the Nov. 8 election. Read more

 

Snyder to hold Tele-Town Hall on Thursday, Sept. 1

(Aug 26, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder is inviting constituents to participate in a live Tele-Town Hall meeting beginning at 7 p.m. Sept. 1. Residents will receive an automated phone call at 7 p.m. Sept. 1 inviting them to join the meeting. To participate, people simply remain on the line. Residents also may email questions to Snyder before the Tele-Town Hall meeting at RepSnyder@pahouse.net. Read more

 

Homeless, addicted, suicidal: House Democratic panel holds hearing on heroin

(Aug 24, 2016)

Ashley Potts is a team leader for the crisis diversion unit of Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services. But that’s not why she had the attention of eight state representatives during a policy committee hearing about heroin in Greene County. “At 20 years old, I found myself homeless, addicted to heroin, facing a state sentence and suicidal,” she told the panel. State Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Jefferson, hosted the event Read more

 

Snyder: Heroin, Opioid Crisis Everywhere

(Aug 24, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Pam Synder hosted the House Democratic Policy Committee in Jefferson, PA to hear from people on the front lines of the drug crisis in Greene, Jefferson and Fayette Counties. Snyder says rural communities are seeing increases in overdose deaths that can't be ignored. Read more

 

Reps. Pam Snyder, Mike Sturla co-chair House Democratic Policy hearing on opioid/heroin epidemic

(Aug 23, 2016)

Reps. Pam Snyder and Mike Sturla co-host a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing convened in Greene County to solicit input from community leaders and treatment and crisis professionals about how to respond to the drug addiction epidemic harming communities throughout Pennsylvania. Read more

 

House panel hears complaints about slow internet service in rural areas

(Aug 21, 2016)

Educators, state regulators, consumer advocates and officials with several telecommunication companies, testified during a hearing hosted by state Rep. Pam Snyder about how internet service can be improved and whether legislators should make changes. Read more

 

Snyder Pushing for Broadband Service in Rural PA

(Aug 18, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Pam Snyder hosted a House Consumer Affairs Committee public hearing at Waynesburg University to gather information on providing broadband internet service to rural areas across the Commonwealth. Read more

 

Snyder to host Policy Committee hearing on opioid/heroin epidemic in Pa. on Tuesday

(Aug 18, 2016)

CARMICHAELS, Aug. 18 – State Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Greene/Fayette/Washington, will serve as host for a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on the opioid and heroin epidemic in Pennsylvania from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, in the Jefferson Volunteer Fire Hall, 1483 Jefferson Road, Jefferson. Requested by Snyder, the public hearing will be co-chaired by House Democratic Policy Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster. "I urge public participation to learn more about the addiction epidemic that is wreaking havoc throughout Pennsylvania," said Snyder, one of four legislators named to a Joint State Government Commission Task Force charged with tackling opioid abuse. "The deaths and devastation from this scourge will not subside without a comprehensive response." Snyder said the hearing will provide a local perspective on the magnitude of the problem and the strategies needed to counteract its deadly growth. "The epidemic is affecting everyone and its effects were highlighted by the recent report that southwestern Pennsylvania had had the highest drug death rate – almost 33 deaths per 100,000 population – in the state last year," Snyder said. "Heroin and related opioids are at the root of the devastation." The current agenda for Tuesday’s hearing is: 2 p.m. – Welcome and opening remarks 2:10 p.m. – Ashley Potts, team leader, Southwestern PA Human Services, Crisis Diversion Unit 2:30 Read more

 

Snyder to host hearing on broadband deployment, internet issues

(Aug 12, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder and the House Consumer Affairs Committee will conduct a public informational hearing at 10 a.m. Aug. 17 at Waynesburg University’s Miller Hall to discuss broadband deployment and issues with internet quality. Read more

 

First day of school approaching rapidly; don't forget about immunizations

(Aug 08, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder notes that schools will be re-opening soon and she provided links to school calendars. August is National Immunization Awareness Month, a great reminder of the importance of making sure children are up to day on their immunizations. Read more

 

Tuesday outreaches bring constituent service to Fayette, Washington counties

(Aug 03, 2016)

Besides the main district office in Carmichaels and satellite offices in Waynesburg and near Brownsville, Rep. Pam Snyder and her staff provide monthly outreach in Fayette and Washington counties to ensure that residents have access to services, assistance and programs provided by state government. Read more

 

DEP’s 2015 oil and gas report available; Small Business Advantage Grants available

(Aug 01, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that DEP has issued its 2015 Oil and Gas Annual Report, and it is chock-full of interesting data about energy development in the commonwealth. DEP also has up to $1 million of funding available for its Small Business Advantage Grant Program. Read more

 

Aug. 11 hearing set in Washington, Pa., into West Penn’s rate increase request; Check-cashing options available

(Jul 22, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that the PUC has scheduled a hearing for 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, in Washington, Pa., to gather public input on a 5.7 percent distribution rate increase sought by West Penn Power. Also, consumers who are paid by check have several options to gain timely, free or low-fee access to their money. Read more

 

PennDOT hiring for winter maintenance positions

(Jul 20, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that PennDOT is hiring temporary employees for its Winter Maintenance Program, which will run from September through April. Available positions include equipment operators, mechanics, trades helpers, clerks and typists. Applicants must apply online at www.employment.pa.gov under the non-civil service PennDOT Winter Maintenance Program category. Read more

 

Region declared a disaster area in wake of June 17 storms; office opened in Uniontown to provide low-interest loan applications, information

(Jul 20, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that much of southwestern Pa. has been declared a disaster area stemming from the June 17 storms and flooding. The designation makes residents, businesses and nonprofits in Greene, Fayette, Washington, Somerset and Westmoreland counties eligible for low-interest disaster loans. A Disaster Loan Outreach Center is now open in Uniontown to help. Read more

 

Snyder: Huge gob pile in Fredericktown targeted for funding, elimination

(Jul 14, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder applauds the selection of the 90-foot-high coal refuse site in Fredericktown, Washington County, for reclamation under a $30 million federal pilot program taking aim at abandoned mine sites. Read more

 

Bridge project to force detours along Crucible Road in Cumberland Twp.; state House of Representatives Archives seeking interns

(Jul 12, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that a section of Route 1021 -- Crucible Road -- will be closed July 18 for almost six weeks to replace a bridge in Cumberland Township, Greene County. Also, the state House of Representatives Archives is seeking interns for the fall semester. Deadline to apply is July 31. Read more

 

‘The Do’s and Don’ts of Annuities’ now available; National Assisted Living Week
Sep 14, 2016

Latest newsletter available online; Voting information now available by text; and don’t miss important updates
Sep 08, 2016

Snyder: Telephone Town Hall poll shows aversion to property taxes
Sep 02, 2016

Aetna leaving individual Healthcare Marketplace in Pa.; Registering to vote online; ane opting in to avoid pre-election email blackout
Aug 29, 2016

Snyder to hold Tele-Town Hall on Thursday, Sept. 1
Aug 26, 2016

Homeless, addicted, suicidal: House Democratic panel holds hearing on heroin
Aug 24, 2016

Snyder: Heroin, Opioid Crisis Everywhere
Aug 24, 2016

Reps. Pam Snyder, Mike Sturla co-chair House Democratic Policy hearing on opioid/heroin epidemic
Aug 23, 2016

House panel hears complaints about slow internet service in rural areas
Aug 21, 2016

Snyder Pushing for Broadband Service in Rural PA
Aug 18, 2016

Snyder to host Policy Committee hearing on opioid/heroin epidemic in Pa. on Tuesday
Aug 18, 2016

Snyder to host hearing on broadband deployment, internet issues
Aug 12, 2016

First day of school approaching rapidly; don't forget about immunizations
Aug 08, 2016

Tuesday outreaches bring constituent service to Fayette, Washington counties
Aug 03, 2016

DEP’s 2015 oil and gas report available; Small Business Advantage Grants available
Aug 01, 2016

Aug. 11 hearing set in Washington, Pa., into West Penn’s rate increase request; Check-cashing options available
Jul 22, 2016

PennDOT hiring for winter maintenance positions
Jul 20, 2016

Region declared a disaster area in wake of June 17 storms; office opened in Uniontown to provide low-interest loan applications, information
Jul 20, 2016

Snyder: Huge gob pile in Fredericktown targeted for funding, elimination
Jul 14, 2016

Bridge project to force detours along Crucible Road in Cumberland Twp.; state House of Representatives Archives seeking interns
Jul 12, 2016