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04/04/2018
COATESVILLE – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) held a meeting of a bipartisan, bicameral commission at the Chester County Department of Emergency Services training facility in Coatesville to continue the conversation about how to address problems facing emergency services in the Commonwealth.
03/28/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) is hosting a free paper shredding and drug take-back event on Saturday, April 21, 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.
03/12/2018
HARRISBURG – The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee and its chairman, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), unanimously supported his bill as amended that would allow micro-grid pilot projects to be developed by electric utility companies with Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approval.
03/08/2018
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 bills:
03/07/2018
HARRISBURG – To consider a problem responsible for more deaths in the first responder community than are suffered in the line of duty, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (VAEP) Committee, held an informational hearing about post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI).
03/05/2018
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational meeting to learn about how post-traumatic stress injury is impacting the emergency responder community.
03/05/2018
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational meeting to hear from members whose bills have been introduced and are currently being considered by the committee.
03/01/2018
HARRISBURG – Following the tragedy in Parkland, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) discussed school safety with Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) Director Richard Flinn at a hearing held by the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (VAEP) Committee.
02/23/2018
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational meeting to learn about the legislative initiatives of emergency service providers and the military.
02/23/2018
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 legislative goals and emergency preparedness initiatives from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.
02/06/2018
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 from the Civil Air Patrol about its current activity, future plans and return on investment for state appropriations provided to the Pennsylvania Wing Civil Air Patrol.
02/05/2018
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 from the Civil Air Patrol about its current activity, future plans and return on investment for state appropriations provided to the Pennsylvania Wing Civil Air Patrol.
01/24/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) and other members of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committees learned about key issues facing veterans in the Commonwealth.
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.