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06/29/2017
HARRISBURG – In a win for identity theft victims of the Commonwealth, today the House voted in favor of a bill sponsored by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) to eliminate the automatic expiration of security freezes on consumer credit reports.
06/27/2017
HARRISBURG – Because of the popularity of previous events, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) is offering people 65 and older another opportunity to get a free SEPTA Key Senior ID card without traveling into Philadelphia. The event will be held on Tuesday, July 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rachel Kohl Library, 687 Smithbridge Road, Glen Mills.
06/26/2017
HARRISBURG – The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee and its chairman, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), unanimously supported a bill that would provide a property tax exemption for the surviving spouses of soldiers who are killed in action (KIA) or died as a result of injury during active military service.
06/21/2017
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 pieces of legislation:
06/21/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, today announced cancellation of a committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 22, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.
06/21/2017
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) to protect Commonwealth citizens by eliminating the automatic expiration of security freezes on consumer credit reports passed the House Commerce Committee unanimously today.
06/21/2017
HARRISBURG – Because of the popularity of previous events, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) is offering people 65 and older another opportunity to get a free SEPTA Key Senior ID card without traveling into Philadelphia. The event will be held on Tuesday, July 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rachel Kohl Library, 687 Smithbridge Road, Glen Mills.
06/20/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) and other members of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee heard from stakeholders regarding the use of microgrids to provide reliable energy distribution, especially during disasters and emergencies.
06/16/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational hearing to receive input regarding the use of micro grids to provide reliable energy distribution, especially during disaster emergencies.
06/08/2017
HARRISBURG – The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee and its chairman, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), unanimously supported a bill that would share veterans’ information from state agencies with the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) for the purpose of providing information about state and federal benefits available to them.
06/01/2017
HARRISBURG – To ensure veterans are provided sound support after returning home with severe disabilities and needs, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) today promoted the benefits available for veterans through Network for Care in a press conference.
05/30/2017
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) will be announcing the Network of Care for Veterans website, which offers one location where all services and programs available to veterans can be found. Brig. Gen. Anthony Carrelli and Network of Care Chief Executive Officer Bruce Bronzan will be speaking.
05/25/2017
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 unanimously approved by the House.
05/23/2017
HARRISBURG – The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee and its chairman, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), unanimously supported a bill that would support military families by permanently offering an option for Commonwealth residents to contribute all or a portion of their tax refund to the Military Family Relief Fund.
05/19/2017
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 pieces of legislation: