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Coal forged our past and can power our future

(Apr 25, 2017)

Coal forged our past and can power our futureCommentary by state Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Greene/Fayette/Washington Read more

 

Snyder readying bill to safeguard gas well impact payments

(Apr 19, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder is drafting legislation that would clarify fees from low-producing natural gas wells and ensure fuller payments to communities and programs. Read more

 

House approves Snyder bill on minors’ health services

(Apr 18, 2017)

State Rep. Pam Snyder reports that the Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously passed her legislation that would eliminate confusion over when a minor’s consent is needed for mental health examinations and other health services. Read more

 

Snyder: $393,688 grant to replace Masontown water mains

(Mar 29, 2017)

CARMICHAELS, March 29 – State Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Greene/Fayette/Washington, today announced a $393,688 state grant that will substantially fund replacement of leaking water mains along five streets in Masontown. Snyder said the borough is replacing 6,650 lineal feet of faulty water mains, which are compromised and causing inefficiency in the distribution system. The total project cost is $463,163. “I’m pleased to see the lion’s share of funding for this important project coming from the state,” Snyder said. “The borough wants to get rid of its old and problematic galvanized and cement water mains, and this funding helps turn that wish into reality.” The state grant arrives through the Department of Community and Economic Development’s PA Small Water and Sewer grant program, which funds activities to assist with construction, improvement, expansion, or rehabilitation or repair of a water supply or sanitary sewer system. Eligible projects must have a total project cost between $30,000 and $500,000, and funding is available for municipalities and municipal authorities. Read more

 

Snyder Fights For Faster Internet

(Mar 23, 2017)

At a hearing of the House Consumer Affairs Committee, Pa. state Rep. Pam Snyder discusses the challenges facing residents in her district regarding the quality and availability of phone and internet connections with representatives from Verizon and the Pennsylvania Telephone Association. Read more

 

House panel advances Snyder bill on minors’ health services

(Mar 22, 2017)

State Rep. Pam Snyder reports that the House Human Services Committee has approved her legislation that would eliminate confusion over when a minor’s consent is needed for mental health examinations and other health services. Read more

 

Snyder measure would help pay basic utilities for volunteer fire companies

(Mar 03, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder introduces legislation that would enable fire relief funds to be used to pay basic utility costs at volunteer fire company stations. Read more

 

Snyder announces nearly $387,000 in local fire department, EMS grants

(Feb 07, 2017)

HARRISBURG , Feb. 7 – State Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Greene/Fayette/Washington, has announced the award of $386,923 in state grants to more than two dozen fire and ambulance companies in the 50 th Legislative District. The grants are made possible by the Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program, and can be used toward repairing, building or renovating facilities. The money also can be applied toward the purchase of new equipment, training and certification of staff, or it may go to repay debt related to equipment purchases or facility building and maintenance. “Although they do a tremendous job for our local communities, everyone knows that our volunteer firefighting and EMS organizations face financial challenges,” Snyder said. “They, as well as I, are aware that every penny counts. That’s why I am pleased that the state is providing these much-needed funds.” Snyder noted that recipients still need to complete and return original signed copies of their grant agreements by May 31 in order to receive their money. She urged any department that needs help with this requirement to contact her closest district office. The grant list – by county, department and entity – is as follows: Greene County: $218,284 Bobtown Dunkard Volunteer Fire Department/Ambulance – Fire Company, $12,101; EMS, $7,448 Carmichaels and Cumberland Township Volunteer Fire Department – Fire Company, $13,895. Center Read more

 

Snyder named Democratic chairman of bipartisan House Coal Caucus

(Jan 25, 2017)

Rep. Snyder reports that she has been named Democratic chairman of the Pennsylvania House Coal Caucus to support and advance the coal industry and its contributions to the state. “We have new opportunities to bolster a critical part of our energy portfolio and help the industry and its workers,” Snyder said. Read more

 

Snyder appointed to five House committees

(Jan 24, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that her assignments to five key House committees will help enable her to advance issues critical to the region and its constituents. “All legislation moves through committees, and my assignments fit extremely well with concerns vital to the district,” Snyder said. Read more

 

Unemployment Compensation Assistance

(Jan 23, 2017)

Unemployment Compensation Assistance (Jan 20, 2017) Rep. Marty Flynn Get more info on what you can do now that several Unemployment Compensation Service Centers have closed and longer wait times are being experienced by those looking for help. Read more

 

After Helping Elect Donald Trump, Pennsylvania’s Coal Country Looks Ahead

(Jan 05, 2017)

All over the country, coal miners will be watching President-elect Donald Trump to see if he keeps his promises. Read more

 

Snyder expands constituent service throughout Greene County

(Jan 04, 2017)

Rep. Pam Snyder is increasing access to state government with expanded constituent service in Greene County. Read more

 

Snyder invites President-elect Trump to visit Greene County coal country on his ‘thank you’ tour

(Dec 05, 2016)

CARMICHAELS , Dec. 5 – As President-elect Donald Trump embarks on a "thank-you" tour to states that helped him win, state Rep. Pam Snyder is inviting him to Greene County to meet coal miners and view the economic importance of their industry. Snyder, D-Greene/Fayette/Washington, today mailed Trump a letter, congratulating him on his win and reminding him that revitalizing the coal industry was part of his successful campaign platform. "Your words have echoed through my district as a spark of hope for a bright and prosperous future," Snyder wrote. "I would personally like to invite you to the 50th Legislative District of Pennsylvania, in the heart of coal country, to meet and discuss how we can best help my constituents." Snyder, who has long championed coal as a reliable energy source, has been a tireless advocate for the mining industry and the good-paying jobs it has provided many families in the 50th Legislative District. In her letter, Snyder also urged Trump to support the federal Miners Protection Act, which would enable coal miners to receive retirement and health care benefits promised them by redirecting excess money from the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund. Regarding her letter to Trump, Snyder said, "I am among those who fervently hope that President-elect Trump was sincere in promising that his administration would represent a rebirth for the coal industry. I wanted to invite him here, so he can see firsthand Read more

 

Pepper spray bill from Snyder, Mahoney signed into law

(Nov 22, 2016)

State Reps. Pam Snyder and Timothy S. Mahoney report that their legislation requiring that all state corrections officers be equipped with pepper spray has been signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf. Read more

 

Snyder: Winter clothing drive kicks off Nov. 21

(Nov 16, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder announces that her offices is accepting cold-weather gear for distribution to local families. Read more

 

Despite millions in subsidies, hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians still not getting high-speed internet

(Nov 16, 2016)

“We've had just dozens and dozens of complaints” about internet access," said Rep. Pam Snyder, who noted that most of the complaints focus on Windstream, a phone company that services rural areas of southwestern Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Snyder: Let's Keep Hunting and Shooting Safe

(Oct 26, 2016)

There is a rich tradition of hunting and outdoor sports in Pennsylvania, and Pa. state Rep. Pam Snyder wants to wish everyone happy hunting as they take to the woods this Fall. Snyder reminds people they can stop by her offices for information on firearm laws, gun safety and hunting in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Greene County receives grants to extend Greene River Trail near Rices Landing

(Oct 26, 2016)

Greene County Commissioner Blair Zimmerman was jogging on Greene River Trail Monday afternoon when, he said, he received a call from state Rep. Pam Snyder informing him the county received a $200,000 state grant to extend the trail another 2.2 miles. Read more

 

Greene County municipalities receive more than $265,000 in state grants

(Oct 24, 2016)

Rep. Pam Snyder reports that three state grants totaling $265,180 have been approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority to help Greene County municipalities address health and safety and improve recreation facilities. Read more

 

Coal forged our past and can power our future
Apr 25, 2017

Snyder readying bill to safeguard gas well impact payments
Apr 19, 2017

House approves Snyder bill on minors’ health services
Apr 18, 2017

Snyder: $393,688 grant to replace Masontown water mains
Mar 29, 2017

Snyder Fights For Faster Internet
Mar 23, 2017

House panel advances Snyder bill on minors’ health services
Mar 22, 2017

Snyder measure would help pay basic utilities for volunteer fire companies
Mar 03, 2017

Snyder announces nearly $387,000 in local fire department, EMS grants
Feb 07, 2017

Snyder named Democratic chairman of bipartisan House Coal Caucus
Jan 25, 2017

Snyder appointed to five House committees
Jan 24, 2017

Unemployment Compensation Assistance
Jan 23, 2017

After Helping Elect Donald Trump, Pennsylvania’s Coal Country Looks Ahead
Jan 05, 2017

Snyder expands constituent service throughout Greene County
Jan 04, 2017

Snyder invites President-elect Trump to visit Greene County coal country on his ‘thank you’ tour
Dec 05, 2016

Pepper spray bill from Snyder, Mahoney signed into law
Nov 22, 2016

Snyder: Winter clothing drive kicks off Nov. 21
Nov 16, 2016

Despite millions in subsidies, hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians still not getting high-speed internet
Nov 16, 2016

Snyder: Let's Keep Hunting and Shooting Safe
Oct 26, 2016

Greene County receives grants to extend Greene River Trail near Rices Landing
Oct 26, 2016

Greene County municipalities receive more than $265,000 in state grants
Oct 24, 2016