Barrar’s Committee to Consider Bills to Support Veterans, At-Risk Youth and Business Owners
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will lead the committee in a vote on bills to improve the lives of veterans, at-risk youth and businesses owners:

House Bill 1727 would create and add two new decorations to the list of existing medals, badges and awards: the Pennsylvania Medal of Achievement and the Pennsylvania Veterans Service Award.
House Bill 1689 would require the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to establish the National Guard Youth Challenge Program in Pennsylvania. It would be a dropout recovery program to help at-risk youth earn a high school diploma or its equivalent.
House Bill 1653 would provide for the certification of minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses in Pennsylvania, therefore ensuring that diverse businesses are being promoted and increasing their competitiveness outside of Pennsylvania.

WHO: Barrar and members of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committee.

WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 9 a.m.

WHERE: Room G-50, Irvis Office Building, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING:, barring any technical difficulties.

Media contact: Alison Evans, 717.260.6206,

Representative Stephen E. Barrar
160th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Media Contact: Alison Evans
717.260.6206 /  
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