Gillen Comments At Keystone State Challenge Academy For At Risk Youth

On October 29, 2019, State Rep. Mark Gillen speaks during a press conference held for National Guard Youth. The program for National Guard Youth helps at-risk youth earn a high school diploma or its equivalent, preparing them to move on to higher education, employment or military service.

Lawmakers Learn About Being a First Responder

The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee recently participated in fire and EMS training in Pittsburgh. They participated in ladder drills, CPR training and fire fighting in order to get a first-hand glimpse into the lives of our emergency responders.

Leonard DeLong and Donald Van Roden Tell Their War Stories

State Rep. Mark Gillen travels to the Highlands At Wyomissing Retirement Community to interview two war veterans, Leonard DeLong and Donald Van Roden who describe their experiences of war.

Farm Preservation Bill Is Now Law

Rep. Mark Gillen comments on the newly signed legislation that will provide more options to farmers who preserve their land. It is part of a bill package to aid the state’s agriculture industry.

Gillen's Veteran Expo

Pa. State Rep. Mark Gillen holds a veteran expo at the Barn in Flying Hills. Gillen speaks with a number of veterans and vendors who are displaying their available services.

Honoring PA Veterans Who Were Part of D-Day

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives honors several Pennsylvania veterans who were part of the D-Day attack on June 6, 1944.

PA State Archives

In this report, Pa. State Rep. Mark Gillen interviews David Carmicheal, PA State Archivist. The Pennsylvania State Archives collects, preserves and makes available for study the permanently-valuable public records of the Commonwealth, with particular attention given to the records of state government. The State Archives also collects papers of private citizens and organizations relevant to Pennsylvania history.

Bill Guarantees Lead-Free Drinking Water in PA Schools

With a reminder that pure water is a constitutional right, state Rep. Mark Gillen comments about House Bill 930, legislation that would require public and non-public schools to test all outlets used for cooking and drinking annually for the presence of lead, and to ensure that said water is safe to consume.

Pennsylvania's Dept. of General Services

Pa. State Rep. Mark Gillen speaks with Curt Topper, Secretary of the Pa. Dept. of General Services. DGS is an agency of state government which provides goods and services to all government entities.

Legislative Report - The House Archives

Pa. State Rep. Mark Gillen interviews Jen Ott of the Pennsylvania House Archives. The Pennsylvania State Archives collects, preserves and makes available for study the permanently-valuable public records of the Commonwealth, with particular attention given to the records of state government.