News Releases

Mar

04

2022

March 04, 2022

Late last year, the Indiana County Development Corporation received a $2.5 million state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) award with the money to be focused on the acquisition and redevelopment of student rental housing properties to prepare the properties for conversion to an adaptive reuse.   [Read More]

Feb

25

2022

February 25, 2022

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), Senator Joe Pittman (R-41) and Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) announced their intent to introduce a resolution urging President Biden to restart the Keystone XL pipeline.   [Read More]

Feb

22

2022

February 22, 2022

 

Senator Joe Pittman questions Director Matthew Knittel during the Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing for the Independent Fiscal Office.    [Read More]

Feb

15

2022

February 15, 2022

Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41) and Reps. Jim Struzzi (R-62) and Brian Smith (R-66) hailed Indiana County’s receipt of $2 million in federal Community Development Block Grant-CARES Act (CDBG-CV) funding to continue efforts to expand broadband capability within the county.   [Read More]

Feb

10

2022

February 10, 2022

Building on a promise to provide Pennsylvania’s frontline heroes with relief, Sen. Joe Pittman, R-41, today voted to advance a measure to provide $25 million in funding to support our Commonwealth’s EMS providers.   [Read More]

Feb

08

2022

February 08, 2022

 

In an address to the General Assembly, Gov. Tom Wolf proposed a $45.7 billion 2022-23 state budget that would increase General Fund spending by $4.5 billion, Sen. Joe Pittman, R-41, said.   [Read More]

Jan

25

2022

January 25, 2022

The state Senate today approved critical funding for hospitals and frontline health care workers who continue to keep Pennsylvanians safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sen. Joe Pittman, R-41, said.   [Read More]

Jan

19

2022

January 19, 2022

The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) today awarded nearly $12 million in funding to projects in Armstrong and Indiana counties, according to Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41), state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-62) and state Rep. Abby Major (R-60).   [Read More]

Jan

10

2022

January 10, 2022

Not surprising anyone, Gov. Tom Wolf today vetoed a resolution that would have prevented him from unilaterally forcing Pennsylvania to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), which will ultimately impose a carbon tax on state electricity producers.   [Read More]

Dec

09

2021

December 09, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) and Senator Joe Pittman (R-41) issued the following statement today in response to Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s failure to stand up to Governor Wolf on the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI):   [Read More]

Dec

06

2021

December 06, 2021

Sen. Joe Pittman (R-41) and Rep. Brian Smith (R-66) today announced Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and its Academy of Culinary Arts received a $1 million state grant for a major Jefferson County project to replace a 32-year-old learning facility and improve the educational offerings of IUP Punxsutawney’s acclaimed Culinary Arts program.   [Read More]

Dec

06

2021

December 06, 2021

Two Indiana County projects received a total of $3.5 million in grant awards from the state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), according to Sen. Joe Pittman (R41) and Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-62).   [Read More]