ELLWOOD CITY, Beaver County – Citing a low caseload and flattening the curve, Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement that Beaver County is one of 12 counties set to move into the “yellow” phase starting Friday, May 22, under his reopening plan.
ELLWOOD CITY – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) today announced that three school districts in the 10th District have been selected to receive a Continuity of Education and Equity Grant (CEEG) for the 2019-20 academic year.
WHAT: Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) will be hosting a virtual press conference to announce efforts by Ellwood City Borough to combat coronavirus. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is lending its support to the borough and the Commonwealth during this serious time. The Ellwood City Medical Center is in the assessment phase with the Army Corps of Engineers to determine its feasibility. They will complete any work and provide equipment to the medical center.
ELLWOOD CITY – To protect the health and safety of the community and office staff, Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) today announced his Ellwood City office will be temporarily closed to walk-in visitors. In addition, his “Coffee with Aaron” event scheduled for Friday, March 27, has been canceled in observance of social distancing practices.
This week, March 15-21, is Sunshine Week, a nationwide celebration of government transparency and access to public information. It’s a perfect time to not only celebrate progress but make improvements.
HARRISBURG – Local veterans of the Vietnam War-era will be honored by the offices of state Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence), U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Slippery Rock Mayor Jondavid Longo during a recognition ceremony at Slippery Rock Volunteer Fire Hall, located at 162 Elm St. on Thursday, March 26, at 10 a.m.
ELLWOOD CITY – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) today announced the School Safety and Security Committee has awarded $53.7 million in School Safety and Security Grants to school districts, vocational schools, intermediate units and charter schools across the state.
Gov. Tom Wolf kicked off the 2020-21 state budget process this month by giving a speech to legislators in Harrisburg. This address is meant to set the tone for budget negotiations, but instead, he used the opportunity to rattle off a list of unrealistic asks which have no place in the budget process or in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) today announced that Midwestern Intermediate Unit (IU) 4 was one of 14 intermediate units to receive a Keystone Telepresence Education Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). They were awarded $18,396.
HARRISBURG – To show appreciation to veterans in the 10th District for their service to the country, Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) is hosting a Veterans Appreciation Breakfast on Friday, Nov. 1.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine’s (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) legislation to repeal a provision in state law that could be used as a gateway to implement a state wealth tax on personal property passed the Senate unanimously today.
ELLWOOD CITY – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) has issued the following statement in response to a recent article published by the New Castle News:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) awarded a total of $682,923 for regional development projects in Beaver and Lawrence counties.
FRANKLIN TWP. – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) announced today that the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will move forward immediately with the initial geotechnical study to restore Hereford Manor Lake, which was drained in 2012. Bernstine has secured $150,000 for the study, which is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) today announced the release of $1.3 million in state funding to help provide for the integration of arts and cultural spaces within Beaver County.
HARRISBURG –The House of Representatives this week advanced legislation which would allow high school students to obtain real-world work experience while still in school.
HARRISBURG – Following nearly a year of negotiations led by Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence), historic legislation to create separate state championship brackets for high school sports in Pennsylvania was unveiled Tuesday with support from public and nonpublic school leaders.
WHAT: Following months of negotiations with stakeholders, leaders representing public and nonpublic schools in Pennsylvania will join together with Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) to unveil the Parity in Interscholastic Athletics Act, legislation to create separate brackets for high school sports playoffs.
ELLWOOD CITY – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) will host a free paper shredding event on Saturday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hall, 425 Portersville Road, Ellwood City.
HARRISBURG – Coinciding with a Second Amendment rights rally held today in Harrisburg, Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) unveiled “constitutional carry” legislation, which would no longer require law-abiding citizens to obtain a license to carry a concealed firearm in Pennsylvania.