HARRISBURG – Today, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed four pieces of legislation designed to update and improve the Commonwealth’s charter school law. These measures are authored by Reps. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset), Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset), Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) and Jim Marshall (R-Beaver/Butler).
HARRISBURG –The House today approved legislation by Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) to increase the legal age a person can get married to 18 as part of efforts to address the heinous crime of human trafficking.
WHAT: Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) will honor U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Darrell Magruder during a ceremony to dedicate the Woodberry Pike bridge over Three Springs Run in South Woodbury Township as the Marine Lance Corporal Darrell Magruder Memorial Bridge. Magruder was killed at age 21 in 1966 while fighting in the Vietnam War.
BEDFORD – To better serve the people of Fulton County, Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) relocated his office in McConnellsburg. The new office is located at 421 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg and opened on Thursday, May 23.
HARRISBURG – State Reps. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Fulton/Franklin) and Perry Warren (D-Bucks) announced that legislation that would prohibit child marriage in Pennsylvania before the age of 18 was approved by the House Judiciary Committee today and can now be considered by the full House.
HARRISBURG – To give voters more say in their community and to close a loophole in the updated liquor laws, the House approved on Wednesday Rep. Jesse Topper’s (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) House Bill 423 to allow for ballot referendums to authorize “dry” municipalities to issue special liquor licenses to manufacturers.
WHAT: Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) will hold a ceremony to dedicate the Imlertown Road bridge over Imlertown Run in Bedford Township as the U.S. Army 1st Lt. Eric Fisher Wood Jr. Memorial Bridge.
HARRISBURG – On May 2, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman will be bringing his marijuana “listening” tour to Franklin County.
BEDFORD – Members of the community are encouraged to attend a ceremony to dedicate the Imlertown Road bridge over Imlertown Run in Bedford Township to U.S. Army 1st Lt. Eric Fisher Wood Jr., said Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton). The ceremony will be held at the Pleasant Hill Bible Church, 2793 Briar Valley Road, Bedford, on Friday, April 26 at 2:30 p.m.
HARRISBURG – With a commitment to improving education opportunities for all Pennsylvania students, Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) was named chairman of the House Subcommittee on Basic Education. Basic education covers kindergarten through 12th grade.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) announced today that roads near the site of the job-creating Herbruck Poultry Ranch egg farm project will be improved through a $319,576 a Multi-Modal Transportation Fund grant administered by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) announced today funding through the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s (CFA) Pennsylvania Dairy Investment Program for a Peters Township dairy.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal to spend $34.1 billion during the 2019-20 fiscal year:
BEDFORD – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) announced that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for 2018 rebates are now available at his offices.
HARRISBURG – State Reps. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Bedford/Somerset) and Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) have been appointed by Majority Whip Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) to serve as Deputy whips during the 2019-20 session.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) has been appointed to serve on five key House committees, including the Appropriations Committee, for the 2019-20 session. In addition, Topper will also serve on the Education, Judiciary, Liquor Control and Rules committees.
BEDFORD - Tax forms for the 2018 tax year are now available at the district offices of Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) located in Bedford, McConnellsburg and Mercersburg.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) was sworn in today to serve his third full term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
BEDFORD ¬– Each school district in the 78th Legislation District will receive funding through a new grant program to improve student safety, Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) announced.
BEDFORD – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) announced a combined $605,280 in Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer Program grant funding has been approved for two infrastructure improvement projects in Franklin County.