Metzgar, Topper Named Deputy Whips for the 2019-20 Session

Jan. 24, 2019 /

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.

Topper Named to Five Key Committees

Jan. 24, 2019 /

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.

Tax Forms Available in Topper’s Offices

Jan. 23, 2019 /

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.

Topper Announces Safety Grants for Local Schools

Nov. 01, 2018 /

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.

Topper Announces Two Infrastructure Improvement Grants

Sep. 18, 2018 /

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.

Topper Extends Hours at Mercersburg Office

Aug. 30, 2018 /

BEDFORD – The hours of operation will be extended at Rep. Jesse Topper’s (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) Mercersburg office, located inside Mercersburg Borough hall, at 113 S. Main St., starting Thursday, Sept. 6. The office will be open every Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1-4 p.m.

Topper to Dedicate Bridge to Korean War POW

Aug. 16, 2018 /

WHAT: Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) will hold a ceremony to dedicate the Churchview Road bridge over Beaver Creek in South Woodbury Township as the PFC/POW William G. Koontz Memorial Bridge. Koontz spent 838 days as a prisoner of war during the Korean War.

Topper Congratulates Everett Students

May. 17, 2018 /

BEDFORD – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) recently recognized a group of Everett Area Middle/High School students for their assistance in creating prosthetic hands using a 3D printer.

Free Fishing Seminar Scheduled for April 12 in Schellsburg

Apr. 11, 2018 /

Area residents are invited to attend a free fishing seminar on Thursday, April 12 hosted by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) and Representatives Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) and Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Bedford/Somerset).

Trout Stocking Schedules Available at Topper’s Offices

Mar. 02, 2018 /

BEDFORD – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) announced that copies of this year’s Pennsylvania trout stocking schedule are now available in his district offices in Bedford, Mercersburg and McConnellsburg.

Metzgar, Topper Announce Farming Workshops

Feb. 12, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Bedford/Somerset) and Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) announced the Pennsylvania State Council of Farm Organizations (PSCFO), in conjunction with the state Department of Agriculture, will hold a community service seminar at the Bedford Grange Mutual Insurance Company, 477 Pitt St. in Bedford, on Thursday, March 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Topper to Host Nonprofit, Anti-Fraud and Theft Prevention Seminar

Sep. 27, 2017 /

BEDFORD – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) and Fulton County District Attorney Travis Kendall will be offering a nonprofit, anti-fraud and theft prevention seminar at the Fulton Theatre’s F&M Trust Annex, located at 100 Lincoln Way East, in McConnellsburg on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 6-8 p.m.

Topper, Metzgar to Hold Senior Expo

Aug. 07, 2017 /

BEDFORD – Senior citizens and their family members and caregivers are encouraged to attend an upcoming Senior Expo hosted by Reps. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) and Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Bedford/Somerset) on Tuesday, Aug. 16.

Topper Reminds Residents of CDL Changes

Jun. 19, 2017 /

BEDFORD – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) is reminding area residents of changes to the state’s commercial driver’s license (CDL) requirements, especially with regard to birth certificates as proof of citizenship.