James Offers Veteran Outreach Hours on Nov. 17 in Seneca

Nov. 05, 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, Nov. 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.

James More Concerned for Pennsylvanians After Failed Vote

Oct. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) issued the following statement regarding tonight’s failed veto override of House Bill 2513, which would have allowed Pennsylvania restaurants and the hospitality industry to operate safely and have a better chance of survival: “The cooler weather is on its way to the Commonwealth, which means that outdoor dining will not be an attractive option for many people. Our restaurants are going to be even more challenged.

James Offers Veteran Outreach Hours on Oct. 20 in Seneca

Oct. 14, 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, Oct. 20, 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 Calls on Wolf to Consider RGGI Impacts on Pennsylvanians

Sep. 25, 2020 /

SENECA – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of House Bill 2025, which would have required the support of the General Assembly before Pennsylvania could enter the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) or any similar multi-state compact:

James Disappointed Safety of Children Became Partisan Issue

Sep. 23, 2020 /

SENECA – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) issued the following statement regarding the failed veto override vote in the House of House Bill 2787, which would have allowed school districts to decide whether it’s safe to allow students to participate in extracurricular activities and spectators to attend outdoor sporting events:

James Offers Veteran Outreach Hours on Sept. 15 in Seneca

Sep. 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, Sept. 15, 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 Aug. 18 in Seneca

Aug. 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, Aug. 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.

House Supports James’ Bill to Remediate PA’s Toxic Waste Areas

Jul. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House unanimously approved legislation drafted by Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) that would add a member of the coal refuse energy and reclamation industry to the Mining Reclamation and Advisory Board (MRAB) to encourage clean-up of toxic waste areas that pollute local waterways.

COVID-19 Success Shows Need for PA’s State Centers

Jun. 25, 2020 /

Undoubtedly, COVID-19 brought challenges many of us never predicted. As the virus spread all over the world, it didn’t spare Americans. Before we knew it, our days were punctuated by daily Department of Health press conferences noting the Commonwealth’s case and death counts.

James’ Bill Providing Lifeline to Local Governments Receives House Support

Jun. 23, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation drafted by Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) to bridge the tax gap necessitated by COVID-19 received unanimous support in the House. The bill would authorize local governments to borrow money for two years, rather than just one year, so they can maintain operations.

James Votes to Protect People’s Health and Finances Amid COVID-19

Apr. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) joined a majority of his colleagues in voting for legislation that would require Gov. Tom Wolf to create a COVID-19 mitigation plan that would allow Pennsylvanians to return to work when it is safe to do so.

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.