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04/04/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) today issued the following statement after voting for the state budget bill approved by the House that now heads to the state Senate:
03/30/2017
SENECA – Many Butler County residents stand to benefit from a $128,000 state grant announced today by Reps. Lee James (R-Butler/Venango) and Brian Ellis (R-Butler) that would pay for improvements at four local water treatment plants.
02/28/2017
SENECA – State Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Buter) is inviting local residents to join him at two local clinics – one in Franklin and the other in Oil City – where his office staff will help senior citizens and persons with disabilities fill out applications for a rebate of up to $650 on their property taxes or rent.
02/07/2017
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) today issued the following statement after Gov. Tom Wolf delivered his annual budget address in Harrisburg to a joint session of the state House and Senate
01/25/2017
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) this week was assigned to serve on four House committees, which will ensure residents in the 64th Legislative District covering Venango and northern Butler counties will have a strong voice on issues related to taxes, energy development, municipal governments and the concerns of veterans.
11/03/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) today was in the state Capitol in Harrisburg to watch a bill he co-sponsored to reform Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation system become law.
10/24/2016
HARRISBURG – The state House today approved an unemployment compensation reform bill introduced by Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) that aims to help unemployed workers like those who recently lost their jobs at the Joy Global Inc. plant in Franklin.
10/05/2016
SENECA – State Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) is inviting local residents to join him on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 6-8 p.m. at the Coon and Fox Club to learn about laws and regulations governing hunting and trapping in Pennsylvania.
09/08/2016
SENECA – State Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) will host a shredder event so constituents can protect their identities by destroying sensitive documents on Saturday, Sept. 10, from noon to 2 p.m. at his district office.
07/28/2016
WHAT: Republicans and Democrats in the state Legislature are joining forces to attempt to tackle the state’s opioid crisis.
06/28/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) today voted for a balanced, on-time state budget bill that was approved by the House and would increase investments in schools and children without requiring a broad-based tax increase.
06/14/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) today voted for a bill approved by the state House in Harrisburg that would strengthen the pension systems for government workers and teachers while saving taxpayers money.
04/07/2016
SENECA – State Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) today slammed the unilateral decision by Gov. Tom Wolf to cut nearly $700,000 in funding for local schools in Venango County and redistribute the money to schools in Philadelphia.
03/30/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced today he has appointed the first equal opportunity officer and the Equal Opportunity Advisory Committee commenced with its first meeting with the goal of developing, recommending and implementing equal opportunity employment and procurement policies in the House of Representatives.