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01/22/2018
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct a joint public hearing about key issues facing veterans in the Commonwealth.
01/12/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) voted to support the statewide disaster declaration to fight the heroin and opioid epidemic declared by Gov. Tom Wolf on Jan 10. The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) Council, of which he is a member, is required to approve all statewide declarations within 72 hours.
01/10/2018
HARRISBURG – After supporting a resolution that established a bipartisan, bicameral commission to address the issues facing emergency services in the Commonwealth, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) joined the commission’s first meeting this week.
12/13/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) encourages residents who would like more information about the U.S. Route 322 Section 102 construction projects to attend a public meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Upper Chichester Township Field House (around the back), 8500 Furey Road, Upper Chichester.
12/11/2017
HARRISBURG – In memory of all United States Armed Forces personnel, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, and the Gold and Blue Star Mothers hosted a wreath-laying ceremony in partnership with Wreaths Across America at the Pennsylvania State Capitol.
12/06/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will lead an event hosted by Gold and Blue Star Mothers to remember the fallen, prisoners of war and those missing in action. The ceremony will also honor those who are currently serving in the nation’s armed forces.
12/04/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will hold a committee meeting to vote on legislation that would create a pathway for electric utility companies to develop pilot projects that will deliver highly advanced levels of reliability to serve essential public infrastructure and community services during emergencies.
12/01/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will hold a committee meeting to vote on legislation that would create a pathway for electric utility companies to develop pilot projects that will deliver highly advanced levels of reliability to serve essential public infrastructure and community services during emergencies.
11/17/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) and other members of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee heard from PECO about the creation of resiliency in the electric grid system to support emergency and disaster response capabilities under a pilot program.
10/20/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) and other members of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee heard from testifiers regarding the Commonwealth’s future participation in the federally authorized FirstNet communications system.
10/17/2017
HARRISBURG – The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee and its chairman, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), unanimously supported his bill that would allow military spouses to practice physical therapy even as they travel out of state.
10/16/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct a joint public hearing to focus on the Commonwealth’s future participation in the FirstNet communications system for emergency responders across Pennsylvania.
10/16/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) invites veterans of the 160th District to attend the veterans appreciation breakfast he is co-hosting with Sen. Tom Killion (R-9) on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Elam United Methodist Church, 1073 Smithbridge Road, Glen Mills.
09/20/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) is hosting a free paper shredding and drug take-back event on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at his district office, 1 Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford. The office is located at the intersection of Route 202 and Naamans Creek Road.
09/12/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) is encouraging fire companies and ambulance services throughout Pennsylvania to submit an application for the 2017-18 Fire Company, Emergency Medical Services Companies Grant Program.