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 March 14, 2016
March Cable Show: Behind the Scenes Tour of the PA State Capitol Building
My March cable show is a behind the scenes tour of the
Pennsylvania State Capitol Building.
From the dome and main rotunda, to the Lt. Governor's office, to the Senate
Floor, and the sub-basement - "The People's House" is a beautiful and amazing
The show is also available on my website (www.senatorfolmer.com).
Comcast on Demand (Lebanon), Harrisburg Broadcast Network (Harrisburg,
WHBG-20), and Blue Ridge Communications (York, Channel 8) should also be airing
Congratulations to Palmyra Borough Police Officer Scott
Officer Scott Dojka, the newest officer at the
Palmyra Borough Police Department, was recently awarded with the
Palmyra Borough Mayorís Recognition Award for Officer of the Year for his
work ethic, dedication, and interaction with the community. In April 2015,
Officer Dojka performed CPR on a known heroin user who overdosed, even though he
did not have a rescue mask available to protect himself. The person made a full
recovery. Because of these heroic actions, Officer Dojka will be honored at the
American Red Cross Central PA Chapter Spirit of the Hero dinner on March 29,
along with seven other individuals from surrounding counties.
Fisher Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Public Plans Review
The Fisher Avenue (SR 4020) bridge over Qureg Run in
Lebanon County is scheduled for reconstruction in 2017 under
Rapid Bridge Replacement Project.
The contractor, Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners is inviting the public to review
the project plans display and provide input. The display will be at the Union
Township Municipal Building, 3111 SR 72, Jonestown, weekdays 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
through March 18.
Mentored Youth Trout Days
The Mentored Youth Trout Days, where youth under the age of
16 can join a mentor (adult) angler who has a current fishing license and trout
permit are March 26 (for the 18 southeastern counties) and April 9 (statewide)
from 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Youth must obtain a Mentored Youth Fishing Permit or
Voluntary Youth Fishing License from the
PA Fish & Boat Commission, and are permitted to keep two trout, seven inches
or larger. Mentors (adults) must practice catch and release. Find more
Please feel free to contact me at any time on state-related issues that are
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