Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (8-20-19)

A Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee meeting to examine House Bill 759.

Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness (9-5-19)

Public hearing on College Tuition Credits and Loan Forgiveness for Emergency Responders.

Veteran Affairs and Emergency Prep (8-13-19)

An informational meeting for discussion of an update on the FirstNet System.

Lawmakers Celebrate Landmark Legislation Offering Education to PA National Guard Families

Legislators and Pennsylvania National Guard members celebrate landmark legislation drafted by Reps. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) and Chris Sainato (D-Lawrence) that will award educational benefits to the spouse and/or children of a Pennsylvania National Guard member who reenlists for another six years.

Barrar Applauds Groundbreaking Military Families Legislation

State Rep. Steve Barrar attended the July 1 signing of Act 32 of 2019, which expands the existing Pennsylvania National Guard Military Education Program to include the spouse or child of a National Guard member.

HB 1324 Passes House Vote

Pa. State Rep. Steve Barrar announces legislation that will enhance our current Pennsylvania National Guard Military Education Program by including a member of the National Guard’s spouse or child in this benefit program.

Veterans Affairs Committee Meeting (6-19-19)

Voting meeting on SB 589, HR 247, HR 343 and any other business that may come before the committee.

Guard Day At The PA Capitol

Adj. Gen. Anthony Carrelli presents honors to members of Pennsylvania's Air National Guard during Guard Day at the Harrisburg Capitol on June 12, 2019.

Lawmakers Dedicate Vans to Provide Transportation for Vets

Seven vans are dedicated during the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Van Transportation “Drive-Away” ceremony. The program provides free transportation to Veterans Affairs medical facilities for veterans’ VA health care appointments. The vans are driven by DAV volunteers.

Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness 5-8-19

Voting meeting on HB 630, HB 1050, HB 1338, SB 128 and any other business that may come before the committee.