House Committee Passes Bernstine Constitutional Carry Legislation

May. 25, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) announced today that his legislation which would no longer require law-abiding citizens to obtain a government-issued license to carry a concealed firearm in Pennsylvania passed the House Judiciary Committee.

Bernstine Announces Local School District to Receive Ag and Youth Grant

May. 20, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Through the Pennsylvania Ag and Youth Grant Program, which Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) supported, a school district located in Lawrence County will receive a grant to help promote student development in agriculture, community leadership, vocational training and peer fellowship.

Bernstine Introduces Constitutional Carry Legislation

May. 17, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) today introduced “constitutional carry” legislation, which would no longer require law-abiding citizens to obtain a government-issued license to carry a concealed firearm in Pennsylvania.

Bernstine Appointed to the Subcommittee on Small Business

Apr. 21, 2021 /

HARRRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) has added to his responsibilities for the 2021-22 session by being appointed to the Subcommittee on Small Business under House Commerce Committee Chairman Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie).

Bernstine’s Markie’s Law Bill Passes House

Mar. 16, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In the wake of the 2019 murder of a child in Lawrence County, the House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed legislation authored by Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) which focuses on the parole process for violent offenders.

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 Appointed to Four Key Legislative Committees

Jan. 11, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) today announced that he has been appointed to serve on the House Commerce, Game and Fisheries, Health and Insurance committees for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. Bernstine is serving his third term in the House of Representatives.

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.

Bernstine Votes No on State Budget

Nov. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) today voted in the negative on the state’s $32.1 billion budget. However, Bernstine’s House colleagues passed the General Appropriations bill by a 104-97 vote.

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:

Bernstine Applauds Senate Committee Approval of Markie’s Law Bill

Jun. 24, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) applauded Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and members of the committee for unanimously passing his legislation that would preclude the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole from paroling an inmate at the expiration of his or her minimum sentence if the inmate was convicted of a violent offense or an obstruction of justice while incarcerated.

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.