Wolf: Call Off the Dogs, Focus on Pennsylvanians in Need

May. 01, 2020 / Newspaper Columns

Our office is a “catch all” for state government information, which we then disseminate to our constituents. Right now, three out of four calls are from unemployed people trying to figure out where they are in the process of applying for compensation. They don’t contact us to hear “Did you try…” or “I don’t know…” But until Harrisburg starts focusing on these people who are hurting, the level of anger and frustration is only going to escalate.

Gabler, Sankey Change Office Policies in Response to COVID-19 Concerns

Mar. 16, 2020 /

DUBOIS – In an effort to mitigate potential spread of the COVID-19 virus that has become a pandemic across Pennsylvania and the country, state Reps. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) and Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) are temporarily closing their district and state Capitol offices to in-person visits.

Lawmakers Unveil Bipartisan Bills to Fight Medicaid Fraud and Abuse

Jan. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – To ensure taxpayer dollars are used to fund the priorities of Pennsylvanians and not being used fraudulently or misspent, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers joined Attorney General Josh Shapiro to unveil a comprehensive plan to guarantee funding is being used on the people who truly need assistance.

Sankey January Outreach to Aid Local Veterans

Jan. 07, 2020 /

CLEARFIELD – State Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) is again reaching out to veterans in the district he represents and encouraging their participation in a monthly service he provides.

Veterans Outreach Events Scheduled by Sankey

Dec. 02, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Veterans who live in the 73rd Legislative District are encouraged to take advantage of a service being offered by state Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) in cooperation with the Pennsylvania American Legion.

Sankey November Outreach to Aid Local Veterans

Oct. 22, 2019 /

CLEARFIELD – State Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) is again reaching out to veterans in the district he represents and encouraging their participation in a monthly service he provides.

Sankey to Honor Local War Hero in Bridge Renaming

Oct. 08, 2019 /

WHAT: The Peg Run Road bridge over the West Branch Susquehanna River in Susquehanna Township, Cambria County, will be officially renamed the United States Army Sergeant Scott O. Henry Memorial Bridge.

Sankey Bridge Dedications to Honor Local Soldiers

Oct. 02, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – A pair of Cambria County bridges are about to become official memorials to the life and service of fallen soldiers from Cambria and Indiana counties, according to state Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-Cambria/Clearfield).

Sankey Schedules October Veterans Outreach Events

Sep. 19, 2019 /

CLEARFIELD – Veterans who live in the 73rd Legislative District are encouraged to take advantage of a service being offered by state Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) in cooperation with the Pennsylvania American Legion.

Sankey Schedules August Veterans Outreach Events

Jul. 30, 2019 /

CLEARFIELD – Veterans who live in the 73rd Legislative District are encouraged to take advantage of a service being offered by state Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) in cooperation with the Pennsylvania American Legion.

Sankey Bills to Honor Local Servicemen Become Law

Jul. 18, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Efforts by state Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) to honor the contributions of two Cambria County servicemen are officially a success with Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature on two pieces of legislation.

Sankey Legislation Addresses Backlog of Untested Rape Kits

Jul. 11, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The recently finalized 2019-20 state budget failed to include funding to specifically address Pennsylvania’s backlog of untested rape kits. State Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) has a legislative solution.

Sankey Reaches Out to Local Veterans in July

Jun. 26, 2019 /

CLEARFIELD – State Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) is again reaching out to veterans in the district he represents and encouraging their participation in a monthly service he provides.

Gabler, Sankey Vote to Advance Key State Budget Bill

Jun. 25, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – With support from both sides of the aisle, the state House today approved House Bill 790, the General Appropriations portion of the state budget package. The vote of 140-62 advances the legislation to the state Senate for consideration.