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04/08/2019
HARRISBURG – To ensure that Commonwealth residents continue to receive emergency assistance and that services are continually enhanced, the House unanimously supported legislation drafted by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) that would provide for a sunset reauthorization of the Commonwealth’s 911 system under Title 35.
04/02/2019
HARRISBURG – Recruitment and retention in military and emergency responder communities continue to be the focus of conversations facilitated by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) and the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.
04/01/2019
CHADDS FORD – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) is hosting a free paper shredding and drug take-back event on Saturday, April 13, 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.
03/29/2019
HARRISBURG – Upper Chichester Township will receive $675,000 to assist with the Chichester Avenue streetscape improvement project in a grant from PennDOT’s Multimodal Transportation Fund, Rep. Stephen Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) announced today.
03/29/2019
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will conduct an informational hearing to discuss programs and legislative goals for the new legislative session.
03/28/2019
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.
03/20/2019
HARRISBURG – The House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (VAEP) Committee unanimously supported legislation drafted by Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) that would provide for a sunset reauthorization of the Commonwealth’s 911 system under Title 35.
03/18/2019
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 three bills:
03/13/2019
UPPER CHICHESTER – To ensure seniors can ride free on all SEPTA transit services, Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) is offering people age 65 and older the opportunity to get a free SEPTA Key Senior ID card on Wednesday, March 27, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Upper Chichester Library, 3374 Chichester Ave., No. 19, Upper Chichester.
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: