Kahle Lake Meeting Canceled for April 13

Apr. 06, 2020 /

KNOX – Due to the state’s stay-at-home order and the COVID-19 crisis, Reps. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) and Lee James (R-Venango/Butler), along with Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-Clarion/Venango/Butler/Forest/Warren) and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PBFC), have had to postpone an informational meeting regarding the upcoming plans to repair a hazardous dam at Kahle Lake.

James Closes Office to the Public Because of COVID-19 Concerns

Mar. 16, 2020 /

SENECA – To protect district residents and his employees from coronavirus, Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) announced that his office cannot serve people in person for two weeks, beginning today. Near the end of the month, he will reevaluate the need for a closure to visitors.

James Offers Veteran Outreach Hours on March 17 in Seneca

Mar. 06, 2020 /

SENECA – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) will be offering veterans affairs outreach hours in his district office at 3220 State Route 257 in Seneca on Tuesday, March 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. An accredited field service officer from the American Legion Department of Pennsylvania will be available to assist veterans by appointment with a variety of issues.

Students of the 64th District to Receive $560,000 for School Safety, James Says

Feb. 26, 2020 /

SENECA – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) today announced the School Safety and Security Committee has awarded $53.7 million in School Safety and Security Grants to school districts, vocational schools, intermediate units and charter schools across the state, including all school districts in the 64th Legislative District.

James Offers Residents Help Securing Property Tax/Rent Rebates

Feb. 10, 2020 /

SENECA – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) is hosting Property Tax/Rent Rebate Assistance Days to help people fill out the form for financial relief. The first opportunity will be Friday, Feb. 21, at the Franklin VFW, 411 9th St., Franklin, and the second date is Thursday, March 12, at the YWCA, 109 Central Ave., Oil City. Both dates will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

James Offers Veteran Outreach Hours on Feb. 18 in Seneca

Feb. 07, 2020 /

SENECA – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) will be offering veterans affairs outreach hours in his district office at 3220 State Route 257 in Seneca on Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. An accredited field service officer from the American Legion Department of Pennsylvania will be available to assist veterans by appointment with a variety of issues.

James Offers Veteran Outreach Hours on Jan. 21 in Seneca

Jan. 10, 2020 /

SENECA – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) will be offering veterans affairs outreach hours in his district office at 3220 State Route 257 in Seneca on Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. An accredited field service officer from the American Legion Department of Pennsylvania will be available to assist veterans with a variety of issues.

James Offers Veteran Outreach Hours on Dec. 17 in Seneca

Dec. 05, 2019 /

SENECA – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) will be offering veterans affairs outreach hours in his district office at 3220 State Route 257 in Seneca on Tuesday, Dec. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. An accredited field service officer from the American Legion Department of Pennsylvania will be available to assist veterans with a variety of issues.

James Defends Life-Saving Commonwealth Volunteers from Needless Paperwork

Oct. 22, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – As part of a larger package of bills designed to improve recruitment and retention of firefighters and emergency responders in the Commonwealth, legislation drafted by Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) that would exempt volunteer fire, rescue and ambulance companies from the Right-to-Know Law (RTKL) received strong bipartisan support from the House today.

James, House Members Question Wolf’s Call to Close Polk Center

Oct. 22, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – In continued defense of residents at two of the state’s intermediate care facilities, Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) voiced his concerns about the governor’s mandated closure of Polk and White Haven state centers at a hearing held by the House Health and Human Services committees.

James to Offer Important Information for Seniors on Oct. 24

Oct. 18, 2019 /

SENECA – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) is hosting a free seminar for seniors about PACE/PACENET, how to recognize scams and defending against identity theft. It will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Cranberry Place Senior Center, Cranberry Mall, 6945 Route 322, Cranberry.

James to Host Household Paper Shredding Event on Oct. 19

Oct. 10, 2019 /

SENECA – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) is hosting a free paper shredding event for households of the 64th District on Saturday, Oct. 19, from noon to 2 p.m. at his district office, 3220 State Route 257, Seneca.

James to Host Concealed Carry Seminar on Oct. 17 in Oil City

Oct. 08, 2019 /

SENECA – To provide gun owners with the information they need to be responsible with their Second Amendment rights, Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) will host a concealed carry seminar on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 6-8 p.m. at the Oil City VFW, 2 Relief St., Oil City.

James Disappointed by Decision to Shut Down Polk State Center

Aug. 14, 2019 /

SENECA – Following an announcement today by Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller noting DHS plans to close Polk State Center in Venango County, state Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) issued the following statement:

Northwestern PA Lawmakers Negotiate Budget Deal to Halt Cost-Doubling Changes to Medical Assistance Transportation Program

Jun. 27, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – State Reps. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest), Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie), Lee James (R-Venango/Butler), Tedd Nesbit (R-Mercer/Butler) and Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) today announced the conclusion of their successful negotiations to include as part of the budget a requirement in the Human Services Code to bring greater transparency, accountability and taxpayer savings in funding the state Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP).