Bernstine Announces State Grant for Beaver County

Feb. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) today announced that a $198,000 Strategic Management Planning (STMP) grant has been awarded for the City of Beaver Falls, Beaver County.

Bernstine Announces Funding for Police Body Cameras in New Brighton Borough

Jan. 04, 2021 /

NEW BRIGHTON – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Lawrence/Butler) today announced that New Brighton Borough will receive $15,610 in funding from a federal program that offers grants to purchase camera systems, data storage and other costs relating to implementation or expansion of body-worn camera (BWC) systems for law enforcement and corrections institutions in Pennsylvania.

CHANGE OF LOCATION: Bernstine to Host Shredding Event Oct. 31

Oct. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – As a free service to the community, Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) will host a Shredding Event on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Geneva College parking lot located at 3200 College Ave. in Beaver Falls.

Bernstine Co-Sponsors Bill to Save Pennsylvania’s Event Industry

Aug. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting countless individuals and industries across the Commonwealth, Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) today announced that he is co-sponsoring legislation introduced by Rep. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) to help companies in the event industry from being forced to close and allow them to operate safely at 50% capacity.

Bernstine Announces $1.1 Million in Funding for Beaver, Lawrence, Butler Counties

Aug. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) today announced the awarding of nearly $1.1 million to Beaver, Lawrence and Butler counties, which was made available through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Program (PHARE) to help with homelessness and household modifications and safety challenges.

Bernstine Urges PIAA to Reconsider: Allow Fans in the Stands for Sporting Events

Jul. 31, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) today sent a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine and the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) Board of Directors after a recent decision would eliminate spectators from 2020 school sporting events. Bernstine issued the following statement:

Governor Moves Beaver County to ‘Yellow’ Phase, Says Bernstine

May. 15, 2020 /

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.

Bernstine Announces State Funding for Learning Enhancements

Apr. 23, 2020 /

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.

Bernstine: Ellwood City Borough, Army Corps of Engineers Support Fight Against Coronavirus

Apr. 01, 2020 /

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.

Bernstine Temporarily Halts In-Person Visits to Ellwood City Office, Cancels March Event

Mar. 19, 2020 /

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.

Bernstine, Longo and Toomey to Host Vietnam Veterans Event

Mar. 03, 2020 /

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.

My Three Takeaways from Governor Wolf’s Unrealistic Budget Proposal

Feb. 20, 2020 /

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.

Bernstine Announces Grant for Midwestern Intermediate Unit 4

Dec. 12, 2019 /

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.