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HARRISBURG – Rep. Judy Ward (R-Blair) today voted on legislation that would redefine the time in which a woman can get an abortion in Pennsylvania from six months to five months, and prohibit the practice of dismemberment abortions unless very specific parameters are met.
Here in Blair County, we are home to several large trucking companies and other businesses that employ hundreds of area drivers who are required to have a commercial driver’s license (CDL) as a condition of their employment.
WHAT: Rep. Judy Ward (R-Blair) is hosting a dessert social with the assistance of American Legion Post 516 to honor our country’s veterans in commemoration of Veterans Day.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Judy Ward (R-Blair) will host a Dessert Social for Veterans on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. with American Legion Post 516 at the American Legion Park social hall in Hollidaysburg. All area veterans, family members and friends of veterans are invited to attend and take part in paying tribute to our veterans.
Pennsylvania has one of the largest veteran communities in the nation – more than 900,000 veterans! We are fortunate to have a citizenry of proud Americans who are willing to stand up and fight for our country and its principles.
HARRISBURG – The state House of Representatives this week unanimously passed legislation to honor the life of Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Landon Weaver, who was killed in the line of duty late last year, announced Reps. Judy Ward (R-Blair) and Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin), co-sponsors of the bill.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Judy Ward (R-Blair) is hosting a shredding event on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 4-7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, North Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg (across from the state police barracks).
Imagine nothing but blue skies above your head and lush green ground beneath your feet with the sound of birds chirping, the echo of water trickling downstream and the sighting of a deer or bald eagle to greet you when you awake in the morning.
HARRISBURG – Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. (R-Blair) and Representative Judy Ward (R-Blair) are co-hosting an Outdoor and Sportsmen’s Event on Saturday, August 19, 2017, from 9:30 AM to noon at the Geeseytown Fire Hall in Hollidaysburg.
By State Rep. Judy Ward (R-Blair)
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today unanimously approved legislation authored by Rep. Judy Ward (R-Blair) to allow motorcycles to display a Purple Heart/Combat Wounded Veteran registration plate, if the owner is a recipient of the military decoration.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Judy Ward (R-Blair) today issued the following statement on passage of a $32 billion state spending plan for the 2017-18 fiscal year:
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today overwhelmingly approved legislation authored by Rep. Judy Ward (R-Blair) that would add all health care practitioners to a protected class in the event of assault. House Bill 646 would raise the penalty for an assault on a health care practitioner, while in the performance of duty where bodily injury occurs, from a second-degree misdemeanor to a second-degree felony.
In my last column, I wrote about my sponsorship of legislation (House Bill 1542) to make sure funding for women’s health care would be prioritized to those facilities that provide a broad coverage of care for women, such as hospitals and Federally Qualified Health Centers. Currently, a disproportionate amount of money goes to organizations such as Planned Parenthood, which doesn’t offer comprehensive care – such as mammograms – and doesn’t have any facilities in our area.