Welcome to "Mike's Memo," an update on what's
happening in the 48th Legislative District, the State Capitol, and the progress
of my legislative priorities. If you haven't done so already, please take a few
moments to visit my website at
www.senatorfolmer.com to learn more about issues that may affect you and
Week of August 29, 2016
Canceled and To-Be-Rescheduled: Lower Swatara
Township Town Hall Meeting
I apologize I have to
cancel my Town Hall Meeting scheduled for Monday,
August 29 at the Lower Swatara Fire Hall. I am currently working on rescheduling
and will announce the new date in a future edition of Mikeís Memo as soon as it
is confirmed. Thank you!
Pathways to Pardons: Empowering with Knowledge to Help Improve Lives
Lt. Governor Stack, as Chairman of the
PA Board of Pardons, and
I will be hosting a Pathways to Pardons program on Wednesday, September
14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lebanon YMCA,
201 North 7th Street, Lebanon, PA 17046. The program is free, open
to the public, and designed to inform constituents of the pardons process with
time allotted for Q&A and discussion. RSVP is requested (but not required) to
firstname.lastname@example.org or (717) 787-5708.
Coming Soon: Paramount Sports Complex Cable Show
I had a great time filming my September Community Report cable show
at Paramount Sports
Complex with owner, Holly Plummer, and family! The complex has a
Ninja Warrior training course, climbing wall, fitness center, offers
gymnastics and more Ė A true fitness friendly family facility in
Annville, Lebanon County! Stay tuned for the link to the show!
Deck and York Airports to Receive Funding for Upgrades and
Twenty-three airports will make upgrades and improvements with the assistance of
$8.8 million in state investments, including $5.4 million through
PennDOTís Bureau of Aviation, Aviation Transportation Assistance Program (a
Capital Budget grant program and leverages $3.6 million in local matching
funds), and $3.4 million from PennDOTís Aviation Development Program (funded by
the stateís jet fuel tax and leverages $1.1 million in local matching funds).
Serving the 48th Senatorial District, Deck Airport (Lebanon County)
was approved $90,000 to install a new weather observation system that reports
current weather conditions to pilots, and; York Airport was approved $646,875 to
rehabilitate the runway.
Disability Employment Outreach Day
The State Civil Service
Commission, the Governorís Cabinet for People with Disabilities, and the
Office of Administration
are holding a Disability Employment Outreach Day on Friday, October 21 at the
PA Fish & Boat Commission Headquarters,
1601 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg. Employment presentations will be at 9 a.m. and
1 p.m., and job counselors will be available from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is an
informational event only where individuals with disabilities are invited to
learn about the stateís civil service application, testing, and hiring process,
and are asked to bring an up-to-date resume (no interviews or hiring will take
place at the outreach event). To request accommodations for this event, contact
email@example.com or (717) 214-4933 by
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