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.

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).