Finding the Positive in a World of COVID-19 - By Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland)

Apr. 09, 2020 /

Our entire world has been turned upside by the COVID-19 pandemic. Trips to the grocery store are now filled with anxiety and our ability to socialize with loved ones and friends has been curtailed like never before. Despite the uncertainty and fear caused by this pandemic, it has been wonderful to see the American spirit not only remain, but also thrive, especially right here in Adams and Cumberland counties. In the midst of a world that is currently facing struggle and difficulties, I wanted to take a moment to share some stories of positivity happening right here at home.

House Republicans from York, Adams and Cumberland Counties Urge Wolf to Allow Construction Workers to Work

Mar. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – After hearing from local business owners, construction workers and others, members of the House of Representatives from York, Adams and Cumberland counties joined together to urge Gov. Tom Wolf to allow construction projects to be completed and to allow workers to return to job sites. Previously, Wolf included construction on the list of “non-essential” businesses, which put a halt to construction projects in Pennsylvania. In response, the members, who are House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) issued the following statement:

Ecker, Keefer Issue Statement on Firefighter Death

Mar. 09, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) and Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) issued the following statement in response to the deaths of 34-year-old Jerome Guise, a firefighter with Citizen Fire Company in Mount Holly Springs, and a woman in a house that was on fire early this morning:

Meet and Greet with Ecker During Event in Biglerville

Feb. 20, 2020 /

ABBOTTSTOWN – Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) invites residents of the 193rd Legislative District to attend his free Meet and Greet event at the Apple Bin Grill and Bakery, 674 Arendtsville Road in Biglerville. The event will be held on Thursday, March 5, from 8-9:30 a.m.

Changes in How We Vote Coming in 2020

Feb. 12, 2020 /

Voters will encounter several changes as they head the polls for the primary election next year. In fact, one of the changes gives registered voters another option instead of actually standing in lines at polling places.

Ecker Offers Assistance to Veterans

Feb. 10, 2020 /

ABBOTTSTOWN – Veterans and their families who live in the 193rd Legislative District have another avenue to seek help with obtaining benefits after Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) teamed up with the Cumberland County Veterans Affairs Office.

Ecker Offers Assistance to Veterans

Jan. 17, 2020 /

ABBOTTSTOWN – Veterans and their families who live in the 193rd Legislative District have another avenue to seek help with obtaining benefits after Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) teamed up with the Cumberland County Veterans Affairs Office.

My New Year’s Resolution to You

Dec. 31, 2019 /

About a year ago, I was fortunate enough to have been sworn in to represent the people of the 193rd Legislative District in the state House of Representatives. I often reflect on the responsibility you have entrusted to me and want to take a moment to renew that commitment.

Ecker Invites Residents to Open House

Dec. 04, 2019 /

ABBOTTSTOWN – Residents of the 193rd Legislative District are invited to attend a festive open house at Rep. Torren Ecker’s (R-Adams/Cumberland) office, located at 282 W. King St. in Abbottstown on Friday, Dec. 13, from 3-6 p.m.

Ecker, Gleim to Host Informative Farmers’ Breakfast

Nov. 04, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – To keep farmers informed of issues facing Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry, Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) and Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland) are teaming up to host a free Farmers’ Breakfast later this month.

Ecker to Host Town Hall Meeting on Property Taxes

Oct. 01, 2019 /

ABBOTTSTOWN – To update residents of the 193rd Legislative District on property tax measures in the General Assembly, Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) will hold a town hall meeting on the topic later this month.

Ecker Invites Residents to His Senior Expo at Cross Keys

Sep. 17, 2019 /

ABBOTTSTOWN – To keep senior citizens, their families and caregivers of the 193rd Legislative District informed about programs and services offered to them, Rep. Torren Ecker’s (R-Adams/Cumberland) will host his 2019 Senior Expo at Cross Keys Village - The Brethren Home Community, 2990 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford.