Wentling Congratulates Longietti on Retirement

Feb. 08, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) released the following statement regarding Rep. Mark Longietti’s announcement that he will not seek a ninth term with the Pennsylvania House of Representatives:

Wentling’s Lake Erie Groin Fee Exemption Legislation Passes House

Jan. 11, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) announced today that his bill to officially define “groin structures” and exempt non-commercial groin owners from paying excessive Submerged Lands License Agreement (SLLA) fees passed the House.

Funding will Maintain the Commonwealth’s History, Says Wentling

Dec. 09, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) announced today that the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) awarded nearly $30,000 in funding to the 17th District to preserve and maintain Pennsylvania’s history. The money comes from the Cultural and Historical Support and Historical and Archival Records Care (HARC) Grants.

Wentling Hosts Hearing on Economic Development in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Nov. 04, 2021 /

GREENVILLE – Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) hosted a panel consisting of leaders from manufacturing, technology and economic development companies who testified before the House Majority Policy Committee on Thursday to discuss how to advance the economy in Northwestern Pennsylvania.

Boating Grants Now Available for Municipalities, Says Wentling

Oct. 27, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) announced today the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is now accepting grant applications, through the Boating Facility Grant program, as new boating activity continues to be on the rise.

Grant Workshops Available in November, Says Wentling

Oct. 25, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) announced today the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) is hosting a virtual grant workshop for Western Pennsylvania on Tuesday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Wentling Commends Thiel College for Dedication to Graduate Programs

Jul. 22, 2021 /

Wentling Commends Thiel College for Dedication to Graduate Programs

HARRISBURG – Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) announces classrooms and laboratories are ready to use at the Thiel College Rhodehouse Science Building for graduate students in the physician assistant and speech-language pathology programs. The inaugural class of physician assistant students was also recognized during a ribbon-cutting ceremony he attended.

Green Light-Go Funding Will Benefit 17th District, Says Wentling

Jul. 07, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) announced one municipality in the 17th District will receive $220,000 to upgrade traffic signals as part of the Green Light-Go program, administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

Wentling First Co-Sponsor of COVID Vaccinator Restoration Legislation

Apr. 14, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep, Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) announced today that he is the first co-sponsor of legislation to reverse the unilateral decision by the Department of Health (DOH) to limit the number of COVID-19 vaccinators throughout the Commonwealth.

Wentling, Harkins Measure to Cast Wider Net for Lake Erie Fishing Permit Funding Lands $648,300 in Erie Access Improvement Grants

Apr. 14, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) and Patrick Harkins (D-Erie), prime sponsors of legislation to broaden the allocation of proceeds from Lake Erie fishing permits (signed into law as Act 56 of 2020), today commended the PA Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) Board of Commissioners for awarding approximately $648,300 in Erie Access Improvement grants.