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ELYSBURG – Rep. Kurt A. Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) announced on Wednesday that the city of Shamokin has been awarded $600,000 through the Department of Communities and Economic Development (DCED) Keystone Communities grant program to cover demolition costs associated with the Shroyer Building project in Shamokin.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kurt A. Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) listened to the governor’s budget address for the 2018-19 fiscal year during a joint session of the General Assembly at the Capitol on Tuesday. Masser made the following statement about his legislative priorities for the upcoming year’s budget:
(HARRISBURG) – The Borough of Danville, Montour County has been awarded a $261,028 grant, through the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) to assist in a continuing downtown revitalization program according to Senator John R. Gordner (R-27) and State Representative Kurt A. Masser (R-107).
ELYSBURG – Rep. Kurt A. Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) reminds older adults and people with disabilities that they have until Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, to apply for rebates on property taxes and rent paid in 2016.
HARRISBURG – Once again, standing up for taxpayers, the House this week approved historic legislation to change budget-making in Harrisburg by bringing integrity, transparency and spending limits to the state budget and budget process, according to the House Republican leadership team.
ELYSBURG – Rep. Kurt A. Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) will host a Farmers Breakfast on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 9 a.m., at Ponduce Farms, located at 270 White Church Road in Elysburg. Those involved in the agriculture industry throughout the 107th District are invited to attend this event.
ELYSBURG – To show appreciation to veterans in the 107th District for their service to our country, Rep. Kurt A. Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) is hosting a Veterans Appreciation Breakfast on Wednesday, Nov. 8.
HARRISBURG – With a downtown Harrisburg convenience store in the background, Reps. Mark Mustio (R-Allegheny), Kurt Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) and Mike Sturla (D-Lancaster) hosted a press conference to re-emphasize the far-reaching economic benefits of legalizing Video Gaming Terminals (VGTs) to help close out the 2017-18 state budget.
HARRISBURG – Responding to the credit downgrade from Standard & Poor’s today, House Republican leaders reminded investors and Pennsylvanians that the Commonwealth has never missed a payment and tax revenues are continuously being collected. The leaders also suggested the downgrade could help bring lawmakers together in the effort to address major cost-drivers in the state budget.
ELYSBURG – Rep. Kurt A. Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) will host his seventh annual Senior Expo on Thursday, Sept. 14, at All Home Days Park, located at Memorial Park Avenue and Veterans Way in Elysburg. Speakers will begin at 9 a.m. and vendors will be available starting at 10 a.m.
ELYSBURG – In an effort to provide education to interested residents about Pennsylvania’s firearms and self-defense laws, Rep. Kurt A. Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) is hosting a Concealed Carry Seminar. This event will be held on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 6-8 p.m., at the Brady Fire Company Banquet Hall, located at 700 Maple St., in Ranshaw.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Kurt A. Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) joined the majority of his House colleagues in voting in favor of a 2017-18 state budget plan on Friday. The budget spends $31.9 billion and includes no broad-based tax increases while it consolidates state government and provides for core services.
HARRISBURG – As part of the House Republican effort to reinvent the operations and priorities of Pennsylvania government, the House approved legislation to stop pension costs from draining critical taxpayer resources away from schools, law enforcement and other important programs, House leaders said today. With a bipartisan vote of 143-53, the bill now heads to the governor’s desk for signature.
HARRISBURG – On Tuesday, Rep. Kurt A. Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) stood before his colleagues in the state House to recognize the life and work of Robert E. Belfanti Jr., former state representative of the 107th District, decorated veteran and avowed community steward.
ELYSBURG – In an effort to help educate parents and members of the community about the latest drug concerns and prevention methods, area Reps. Kurt A. Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) and Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-Northumberland/Snyder) will host a second Drug and Alcohol Community and Parent Awareness Program on Wednesday, May 17.