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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:
12/08/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks/Lancaster) today in Harrisburg voted in favor of a balanced state budget that would fund state programs and services, and increase financial support for schools, without requiring a broad-based tax increase.