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11/20/2017
HARRISBURG – Legislation by Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Beford/Franklin/Fulton) to prohibit the use of taxpayer dollars to be used to provide gender reassignment surgery under government-funded medical assistance programs was passed by the House Health Committee on Monday.
10/18/2017
HARRISBURG – Legislation by Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) to increase cooperation between state agencies, in order to enhance protection from senior citizens in cases of unwanted telephone calls which lead to financial exploitation was unanimously approved by the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee today.
09/27/2017
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.
08/07/2017
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.
06/20/2017
HARRISBURG – Legislation by Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) that would amend the Newborn Protection Act to allow parents to relinquish newborns to emergency medical responders at fire stations was approved by the House on Tuesday.
06/19/2017
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.
06/14/2017
HARRISBURG – Legislation by Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) that would amend the Newborn Protection Act to make it easier for new parents to relinquish unwanted or impossible-to-care-for newborns to caregivers gained unanimous approval by the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.
06/13/2017
HARRISBURG – With unanimous support, the Pennsylvania House today approved legislation by Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) to assist veterans who received medical training in the military find jobs in the private sector.
06/06/2017
HARRISBURG – Legislation by Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) to assist medically-trained veterans find jobs in the private sector medical field was unanimously approved by the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee this morning.
05/26/2017
McCONNELLSBURG – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) presented certificates of achievement to principals of schools in the Central Fulton School District today for leading efforts to have students, teachers and staff write letters and cards to military personnel as part of a world record-setting initiative.
04/26/2017
HARRISBURG – The House approved on Wednesday legislation, House Bill 303, authored by Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) to rename a Bedford County bridge in memory of a Korean War hero and prisoner of war, U.S. Army PFC William Glenn Koontz.
04/16/2017
HARRISBURG – In just his second full term in office, Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Fulton/Franklin) was handpicked by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Alleghany) as chairman of the Subcommittee on Health Care for the 2017-18 legislative session.
03/13/2017
HARRISBURG – To help constituents better understand Pennsylvania’s gun laws, three state legislators will host a free seminar about concealed carry laws and Second Amendment rights in Bedford County next month.
02/08/2017
HARRISBURG – In an effort to better inform gun owners who live in the 78th District regarding Pennsylvania’s firearm laws, state Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) will host a Concealed Carry Seminar at the American Legion Post 561, 411 N. 5th St. in McConnellsburg, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 2.
02/07/2017
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) issued the following statement in response to today’s budget address by Gov. Tom Wolf.