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.

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.

House Committee Voted to Keep Polk Center Open, James Says

Dec. 17, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) announced that the House Health Committee made a monumental vote today to keep Polk and White Haven state centers open, despite Gov. Tom Wolf’s call to close them both. The closures he requested would evict residents against their will and result in the loss of nearly 1,100 jobs in an area that is already struggling economically.

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 Votes to Protect Elections, Give Voters Convenience

Oct. 29, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) issued the following statement after joining a majority of his colleagues in voting for legislation to modernize elections in the Commonwealth which would not go into effect until after April 28, 2020:

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.