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06/05/2019
HARRISBURG – Ten World War II veterans who served in various capacities in different regions of the world were seated next to one another Wednesday in the state House in Harrisburg so they could be recognized by state Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) and his colleagues in conjunction with the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.
09/18/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) announced today that three infrastructure improvement projects in Berks County received a combined $256,250 in Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer Program grant funding.
06/21/2018
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) yesterday in Harrisburg voted for the balanced budget bill approved through a bipartisan vote by the House that would fund the core functions of government and increase funding for local schools without raising or enacting new taxes.
03/22/2018
Students from the show choir at Governor Mifflin Middle School stopped to have their picture taken with state Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) on the stairway in the Main Capitol Rotunda during their recent trip to Harrisburg to perform during Music in Our Schools Month.
02/06/2018
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg issued the following statement outlining his priorities after Gov. Tom Wolf delivered his annual budget address to a joint session of the state House and Senate:
12/22/2017
HARRISBURG – The countdown is on. Sixty days from Thursday, a new provision introduced by state Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) and signed into law Thursday by the governor will ensure the families of a 3-year-old boy, a war hero and others buried in a local cemetery will have access to their loved ones’ gravesites.
12/05/2017
HARRISBURG – The state House today in Harrisburg approved a resolution introduced by state Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) recognizing Crime Alert Berks County as the No. 1 crime-stopper program in Pennsylvania for the past 14 years.
09/07/2017
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) invites local residents to join him at the Dairy Queen near Shillington on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 2-7 p.m. at the seventh annual Miller-Keystone Blood Drive, where they could help save a life by donating blood or just talk with him about state government-related issues.
06/30/2017
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg released the following statement after voting in favor of the budget bill approved by the state House:
06/28/2017
HARRISBURG – The House Local Government Committee today in Harrisburg approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) that would legally protect the right of a local mother to visit the grave of her 3-year-old son, a local widow to visit her husband’s final resting place and a local woman to visit the grave of her war-hero father.
04/25/2017
WHAT: A Veterans Expo to provide information about programs and services tailored specifically to meet the needs of military veterans.
04/04/2017
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg released the following statement after voting in favor of the budget bill approved by the state House:
05/25/2016
HARRISBURG – There’s currently no more room to honor war heroes in the Medal of Honor Memorial Gardens at Soldier’s Grove at the state Capitol. That would change under a bill introduced by state Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) that is one step away from becoming law.
03/16/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg voted to approve a state budget bill that would supplement existing funding in the 2015-16 spending plan by providing additional dollars for agricultural programs, schools and other core functions of state government. Following the vote, Gillen issued the following statement:
02/09/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg vowed to carefully review and consider the budget proposal outlined by Gov. Tom Wolf, who delivered his annual budget address before a joint session of the state House and Senate. Following Wolf’s address, Gillen issued the following statement: