Ecker Introduces Bill to Bring Relief to Pennsylvania Farmers

Nov. 07, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – With bipartisan support, Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) announced today that he introduced commonsense legislation to save Pennsylvania farmers thousands of dollars in taxes by aligning the Commonwealth’s seasonal agriculture workers laws with those in use at the federal level.

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.

Ecker Announces Funding for Carlisle Airport

Aug. 28, 2019 /

SOUTH MIDDLETON TOWNSHIP – The Carlisle Airport was awarded $90,000 in funding to improve runway approach lighting, Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) announced today.

Business Issues to be Focus of Policy Committee Roundtable

Aug. 16, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will travel to Carlisle to host a roundtable discussion with local businesses, education institutions and organizations. Topics to be discussed will include workforce development, state taxation, regulatory reform and transportation logistics. This is part of the House Republican Caucus’ #GoodJobs4PA legislative package.

Engaging Legislative Priorities in the Community

Aug. 14, 2019 /

The legislative session has been quite productive. The House passed numerous bills to improve Pennsylvania and those who live here. Though the General Assembly is not currently in voting session, I have been busy here in Adams and Cumberland counties meeting with residents to learn how the bills we passed would impact them and to get their feedback.

Ecker Votes to Approve Responsible Budget

Jun. 25, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adam/Cumberland) joined his House colleagues to approve the 2019-20 state budget that protects taxpayers from tax increases and spends less than what Gov. Tom Wolf sought to spend.

House Approves Ecker’s Junior Firefighter Bill

Jun. 19, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – As part of initiatives by House Republicans to support communities, legislation authored by Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) to modernize requirements for junior firefighters was approved by the House today.

Supporting Rural Broadband and Restoring our Communities Without Adding Debt and Taxes

Jun. 05, 2019 /

Since the 2008 recession, Pennsylvanians have watched their communities shrink in population and businesses and factories that were once staples of family-sustaining jobs close. Since 1991, our Commonwealth has ranked near the bottom of the list of states in job growth. A major contributing factor to this issue centers on the ability to keep young adults in Pennsylvania.

Ecker Bill to Reduce Barriers for Junior Firefighters

May. 28, 2019 /

ABBOTTSTOWN – As part of efforts to address staffing issues in the volunteer fire service and to spur the next generation of firefighters, Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland) introduced House Bill 1522 to modernize requirements for junior firefighters.