2017-18 State Budget Helps Create a Brighter Future, Tobash Says

Jun. 30, 2017 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) voted in favor of the state spending plan for fiscal year 2017-18 on Friday. The budget seeks to spend $31.9 billion, a cost-effective plan which grows spending over last year to 0.2 percent. After the vote, Tobash made the following statement:

Public Invited to Pottsville Revitalization Meeting on June 15

Jun. 07, 2017 /

WHAT: Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) has been working with his area colleagues to organize and invite the public to the Pottsville Revitalization Public Meeting to present an update about the Pottsville Area Development Corporation, Pottsville Business Association and the City of Pottsville, in relation to revitalization efforts planned for downtown. The public is invited to share thoughts about local attractions, restaurants, hotel and businesses which could create additional jobs, generate revenue and improve property values in the community. PA Industrial Development Authority Executive Director Jared Lucas will be providing information about financing programs to current and prospective small business owners in attendance.

Tobash Initiates Meeting with Local PennDOT, Municipal and EMS Personnel

Apr. 06, 2017 /

WHAT: Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) and PennDOT District 5 Maintenance Manager Tom Rogal, Assistant Maintenance Manager Kevin Kull and District Press Officer Ron Young will be meeting with representatives from local municipalities and Emergency Management Agency (EMA) coordinators from the western part of Schuylkill County to discuss upcoming and recently completed roadwork projects in the district, as well as the snow removal process during the recent blizzard.

Training America’s Future Workforce Starts at Home

Feb. 21, 2017 /

Jobs, jobs, jobs. If you’ve heard that phrase once, you’ve heard it 100 times. It’s one of the most talked about issues in our country right now, including right here in Pennsylvania. As the markets have seen good days in the last few weeks, our national economy is still in recovery mode, and many Americans are still looking for family-sustaining work.

State and Local Officials Join to Unveil New Traffic Light on Route 901

Feb. 14, 2017 /

WHAT: A new traffic light has been installed at the corner of State Route 901 by Turkey Hill on the Pottsville Minersville Highway. Tobash has been working with Norwegian Township officials to help to initiate this traffic light being placed at this troubled intersection. This ongoing project is the result of local and state officials working together to better the region.