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Member News – December 7, 2022

Member News – December 7, 2022 Columbia County Historical & Genealogical Society Receives $650,000.00 State Grant Congrats to the CCHGS, who with these funds will purchase the former PNC Bank building on the corner of Main and Market Streets in Bloomsburg.  This is a strategic location choice for the Historical Society, being right next door…

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Representative Culver Opens Danville Office

Representative Culver Opens Danville Office Danville – State Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-Northumberland/Snyder) invites residents of the 108th Legislative District to stop by her new Danville district office, which opened Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Montour County Administration Building, 435 E. Front St., Danville. Effective December 1, Representative Culver represents all of Montour County due…

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DOL Independent Contractor Rule Comments Due Friday

DOL Independent Contractor Rule Comments Due Friday Source: the U.S. Chamber of Commerce The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed a new regulation to determine whether someone should be classified as an “independent contractor” or an “employee” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA). This new regulation would replace the regulation issued by the…

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Representative Millard Offers Farewell Message

Representative Millard Offers Farewell Message Below, you’ll find Representative David Millard’s Farewell Message to his constituents, called “It’s Time for Goodbye” “As I retire from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives after eighteen years, I leave as a better person. The confidence that you, my constituents, have placed in me has enabled me to have an…

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Department of Veterans Affairs to Launch Life Insurance Program

Department of Veterans Affairs to Launch Life Insurance Program According the the VA, the new program will make life insurance available to more veterans than ever before. WASHINGTON — On Jan. 1, 2023, the Department of Veterans Affairs will open enrollment for Veterans Affairs Life Insurance — the first new VA life insurance program for…

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REAL ID Deadline Extended to 2025

REAL ID Deadline Extended to 2025 WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its intent to extend the REAL ID full enforcement date by 24 months, from May 3, 2023 to May 7, 2025. Under the new regulations published to execute this change, states will now have additional time to ensure their residents…

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Pennsylvanians Encouraged to Review New Broadband Access Map

Pennsylvanians Encouraged to Review New Broadband Access Map Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority (Authority) Executive Director Brandon Carson announced last week that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its new broadband access map, a tool that will be integral in ensuring the commonwealth receives sufficient federal funding to ensure high-speed internet access for all…

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Member News – November 30, 2022

Member News – November 30, 2022 Ribbon Cuttings Galore! Congratulations to Troop 47 Trading Co., Blossoms in Bloom by Megan, Something Borrowed by T + M, and the PA CareerLink, who have recently cut the ribbon on their new locations! . THERE’LL BE PARTIES FOR HOSTING, MARSHMALLOWS FOR ROASTING… Berwick 12/3 – Christmas Boulevard opens…

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State Senator John Gordner Resigns

State Senator John Gordner Resigns On Monday, State Senator John Gordner announced his resignation from the PA Senate after 30 years of combined service in the PA House and Senate.  His full statement is below: “On November 30, 2022, I will have served 30 years in the Pennsylvania State House and State Senate.  It has…

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PA Chamber Reviews 2022 With End of Session Report

PA Chamber Reviews 2022 With End of Session Report The PA Chamber of Business & Industry has released its 2021 – 2022 End of Session Report, which serves as a comprehensive review of the state chamber’s legislative positions and an update on issues important to the business community over the last year.  Serving as a…

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