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10/19/2018
HARRISBURG – Maj. Gen. Anthony Carelli, the Adjutant General, on behalf of Gov. Tom Wolf, awarded Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) with the Pennsylvania Meritorious Service Medal for his eight years of service as the majority chairman of the Pennsylvania House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (VAEP) Committee.
10/17/2018
HARRISBURG – Legislation drafted by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) that would require ambulance companies to be reimbursed for providing medical treatment, even if the patient is not transported to a hospital, was successfully voted on concurrence by the House.
10/15/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) and other members of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committees held a public meeting about House Bill 2522, which would amend the Workers’ Compensation Act of 1915 to provide for self-insurance groups among volunteer fire companies.
10/11/2018
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct a public hearing about legislation to provide workers’ compensation insurance for their volunteer fire companies.
10/10/2018
HARRISBURG – The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (VAEP) Committee and its chairman, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), unanimously voted in favor of legislation that would allow soldiers to transfer their college education benefits to either a spouse or child.
10/09/2018
GLEN MILLS – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) invites veterans of the 160th District and their spouses to attend a veterans appreciation breakfast on Friday, Oct. 26, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Covenant Fellowship Church, One Fellowship Drive, Glen Mills.
10/08/2018
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 pieces of legislation:
10/05/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) introduced a bill that would entitle first responders to benefits under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law for psychological injuries arising from their job demands, or after four years or more of service, even in cases when physical injuries are absent.
10/03/2018
HARRISBURG – The Senate voted in favor of a bill sponsored by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) that would better protect tow truck operators by authorizing the use of emergency lights to increase other drivers’ visibility.
09/26/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) is encouraging eligible in-state businesses and out-of-state companies relocating to the Commonwealth to apply to the Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnetPA) to access training funds.
09/24/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) and other members of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committees held an informational meeting about the certification of fire equipment distributors.
09/20/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) announced today that a Keystone grant for $85,000, funded through the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund, was approved to benefit Rachel Kohl Library.
09/20/2018
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, and Sen. Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny), chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational meeting about the certification of fire equipment distributors.
09/18/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) today met and approved a $392,000 grant to rehabilitate the sanitary sewer system located in Upper Chichester Township.
09/12/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) is hosting a free paper shredding and drug take-back event on Saturday, Sept. 29, 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.