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07/02/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) announced the passage of a bill that the Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, which he chairs, supported. It will provide an opportunity for young adults ages 16-18 who have dropped out of school to earn their GED.
06/22/2018
HARRISBURG – The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (VAEP) Committee and its chairman, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), unanimously supported legislation that would protect Pennsylvanians financially during emergencies.
06/21/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) celebrates the inclusion of a much-needed increase in Medicaid reimbursement rates for ambulance companies in the state budget bill that passed the House with strong, bipartisan support on Wednesday.
06/20/2018
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 pieces of legislation:
06/19/2018
HARRISBURG – The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (VAEP) Committee and its chairman, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), voted in favor of legislation that would preserve the honor of American veterans.
06/15/2018
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 four pieces of legislation:
06/06/2018
HARRISBURG – The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (VAEP) Committee and its chairman, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), voted in favor of legislation that would protect members of the National Guard and Reserve from employment discrimination.
06/04/2018
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 three bills:
05/17/2018
WHAT: PA National Guard Day at the Capitol will be celebrated. This theme of this year’s event is “We Are Pennsylvania.”
05/03/2018
HARRISBURG – The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (VAEP) Committee and its chairman, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), discussed the calling of a special session of the General Assembly to address the fire and EMS delivery system, including the first responder shortages plaguing our communities.
04/30/2018
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 three bills:
04/24/2018
MEDIA – At a press conference hosted by Rep. James R. Santora (R-Delaware) this morning, a bill was unveiled to fight the Commonwealth’s opioid epidemic by further encouraging people to pursue treatment following an overdose.
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.