Cumberland County State Lawmakers to Volunteer at Central Pennsylvania Food Bank

Jan. 20, 2021 /

WHAT: Reps. Greg Rothman (R-Mechanicsburg), Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle), Sheryl Delozier (R-Lower Allen), Torren Ecker (R-Mount Holly Springs) and Sen. Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) will volunteer at the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank to pack boxes for those in need of food assistance in central Pennsylvania in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Local Republicans Issue Statement on Storming of U.S. Capitol

Jan. 06, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In response to the storming of the United States Capitol by protestors, local Republicans, Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), House State Government Chairman Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Reps. Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) Mike Jones (R-York Township), Dawn Keefer (R-York/Cumberland) and Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam); and Sens. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), Dave Arnold (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York) and Mike Regan (R-York/Cumberland) issued the following statement:

Ecker Finds Court Ruling on Elections Disturbing

Sep. 18, 2020 /

ABBOTTSTOWN – In light of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling allowing for ballots to be received and counted for up to three days following the election day deadline, among other things, Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) issued the following statement:

Fighting for our Future Firefighters

Jun. 30, 2020 /

Pennsylvania’s junior firefighter program received a much-needed update when the governor signed House Bill 1552, my first piece of legislation to be signed into law.

Solving the Unemployment Crisis: Let PA Get Back to Work

May. 06, 2020 /

Little did we all know in February when our groundhog predicted an early spring that this year’s spring would be especially dreary. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of us, and we have all felt some type of anxiety as a result of it. Many fear the real health consequences of the virus because of their age, medical condition or having at-risk family members. Others struggle with the reality that the kitchen table has become the office, classroom and place to eat. Some have been sucked into the endless number of headlines and breaking news stories that send our heads spinning with worry and confusion. However, by far, the most fearful, nervous folks that I have interacted with over the past six weeks are those who do not know when their next paycheck is coming.

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.