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02/15/2019
HARRISBURG – Majority Chairman Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) and other members of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee held an informational meeting about the unique effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) on first responders in the Commonwealth.
02/11/2019
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational hearing to receive an update on Senate Resolution 6, which focuses on recruitment and retention of first responders.
02/11/2019
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational hearing to learn about how post-traumatic stress (PTS) impacts Pennsylvania’s emergency responders.
02/07/2019
Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational hearing about legislation to learn about programs and issues that concern the first responder and military communities.
01/29/2019
HARRISBURG – The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (VAEP) Committee and its chairman, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), unanimously voted in favor of a resolution that would urge the president and Congress to preserve underwater graves of service members who died defending our nation.
01/28/2019
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:
01/03/2019
HARRISBURG – To give residents a chance to learn more about the services available from his office, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) will hold an open house on Friday, Jan. 18, from 2-5 p.m. at his district office, One Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford (at the intersection of Route 202 and Naamans Creek Road).
01/01/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Stephen E. Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) took the oath of office today to begin his 12th term representing the people of the 160th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
12/11/2018
HARRISBURG – In memory of all United States Armed Forces personnel, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, and the Gold and Blue Star Mothers hosted a wreath-laying ceremony in partnership with Wreaths Across America at the Pennsylvania State Capitol.
12/06/2018
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will lead an event hosted by Gold and Blue Star Mothers to remember the fallen, prisoners of war and those missing in action. The ceremony will also honor those who are currently serving in the nation’s armed forces.
11/28/2018
HARRISBURG – As co-chair of the Senate Resolution 6 Commission, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) joined other commission members in presenting the report focused on improving recruitment and retention in the two critical fields of fire and emergency medical services (EMS).
11/26/2018
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) and Sen. Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny), co-chairmen of the Senate Resolution 6 Commission, and other members of the commission will unveil its final report and discuss implementation of the concepts it contains.
10/31/2018
HARRISBURG – Through the School Safety and Security Grant Program, which State Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) supported, $100,000 in grants to help improve school safety were awarded to school districts in the 160th District.
10/25/2018
HARRISBURG – Representing a true win for Pennsylvanians, 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 signed into law.
10/22/2018
HARRISBURG – Legislation 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 was recently signed into law.