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District Offices
315 East Market Street
Suite 100
Clearfield, PA 16830

(814) 765-0609

Fax: (814) 765-0592


264 Haida Avenue
Suite A1
Hastings, PA 16646.
Phone (814) 247-6210
Fax (814) 247-6212

Satellite Office 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
600 Lingle Street, Suite 100
Osceola Mills, PA 16666
Phone: (814) 339-6544
Fax: (814) 339-6546

Capitol Office
115 Ryan Office Bldg.
PO Box 202073
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2073
Phone: (717) 787-7099
Fax: (717) 782-2922
Sankey Jobs Legislation Moves to Governor’s Desk
7/3/2014
HARRISBURG –Legislation authored by state Rep. Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield) that would re-enact a program which addresses Pennsylvania’s unemployment picture is headed to the desk of Gov. Tom Corbett for his signature into law. The state House concurred Monday on amendments made by the state Senate to House Bill 927.

“While Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate is at its lowest point in six years, work remains to be done in getting Pennsylvanians back to work and moving us closer to what can be considered a successful economic recovery,” Sankey said. “House Bill 927 revives a program that teaches individuals the skills they need to return to the working world, but was unfortunately allowed to expire three years ago.”

House Bill 927 restores the Community Services Block Grant Program, which expired on Dec. 31, 2011. The program allows community action agencies to provide low-income individuals with the skills and support necessary for acquiring and sustaining employment.

“The goal of these agencies is to fight poverty through self-sufficiency, using the federally funded Community Services Block Grant,” Sankey added. “They are local private and public nonprofit organizations that can provide job training, transportation and education, as well as advice on nutrition and drug and alcohol counseling.

“Programs like this are worthwhile investments in our communities and in people who are truly in need of a helping hand.”

Under House Bill 927, the program will be in effect through 2017 with a minimum funding level for each community of $250,000, an increase from $150,000.

More information about the Community Service Block Grant can be found on Sankey’s website, www.RepSankey.com. Questions about this or any other legislative topic may be directed to Sankey via email at Tsankey@pahousegop.com or through his Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RepSankey.

Representative Tommy Sankey
74th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Scott Little
717.260.6137
slittle@pahousegop.com  
RepSankey.com / Facebook.com/RepSankey
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