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04/21/2017
HARRISBURG – This week the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, led by chairman Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), held a hearing on his proposed legislation that would provide payment for ambulance services that treat but do not transport a patient.
04/18/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct a public hearing on legislation which would provide payment for ambulance services that treat, but do not transport, a patient.
03/24/2017
HARRISBURG – This week the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, led by chairman Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), voted to create a bipartisan and bicameral commission to recommend improvements to the delivery of emergency services in the Commonwealth.
03/21/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) is hosting a shredding and drug take-back event on Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to noon at his district office, One Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford. The office is located at the intersection of Route 202 and Naamans Creek Road.
03/20/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct a joint informational hearing to learn about programs and issues that affect our veteran and military communities.
03/17/2017
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 two resolutions:
03/10/2017
HARRISBURG – Led by chairman Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), the Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee held a meeting with military recruiters this week to learn about the challenges that recruiters experience in Pennsylvania’s high schools when trying to connect with students.
03/10/2017
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 two resolutions:
03/06/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational meeting to receive an update regarding the Pennsylvania National Guard and college opportunities provided to military personnel.
03/03/2017
WHAT: The House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, led by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), is hosting an informational meeting to update the committee on a wide range of issues impacting the veteran community and emergency preparedness and response activities.
02/23/2017
HARRISBURG – Led by chairman Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), the Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee held a hearing this week about the possible consolidation of regional emergency medical services (EMS) councils. One proposal is to trim the current 14 councils down to six.
02/20/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational meeting to receive an update regarding the Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission and discuss the fire/emergency medical services training available through community colleges.
02/17/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational meeting to discuss the consolidation plan for the Regional Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Council System, which is overseen by Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of EMS.
02/13/2017
HARRISBURG – Led by majority chairman Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), the Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee unanimously approved legislation to create a new Department of Military and Veteran Affairs (DMVA) medal for veterans and private citizens who perform exceptional services for veterans.
02/06/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct a joint informational hearing to hear a presentation about programs and issues that concern the veteran and military community.