Major to Introduce Legislation to Address Tiny Homes

Mar. 13, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Westmoreland) today announced she will soon be introducing legislation to make it easier for local governments to include tiny houses in their communities as part of a package of legislation aimed at addressing affordable housing in the Commonwealth.

Major to Host Coffee and Conversation

Mar. 05, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Westmoreland) today announced she is hosting a Coffee and Conversation event on Thursday, March 21, at Pampeno’s in Ford City.

Major Announces Fire, EMS Grants

Feb. 13, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Westmoreland) today announced that 28 fire and emergency medical services companies serving the 60th Legislative District were awarded almost $430,000 in Fire Company and Emergency Medical Services grants.

Major Postpones Concealed Carry Seminar

Oct. 25, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Westmoreland) today announced she is postponing her Concealed Carry Seminar scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 9.

Legislators Announce PENNVEST Loan for Two Projects

Oct. 18, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Marci Mustello (R-Butler) and Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Westmoreland) and Sens. Joe Pittman (R- Armstrong/Indiana/Jefferson/Westmoreland) and Scott Hutchinson (R-Butler/Clarion/Erie/Forest/Venango/Warren) today announced the Municipal Authority of Buffalo Township has been awarded an almost $2.82 million low-interest loan to complete two water-line projects in its service area.

Major’s Office Unable to Electronically Process Background Checks

Sep. 07, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Westmoreland) today announced due to a change in the online system for criminal background checks required for people interacting with minors, her office is no longer able to help constituents electronically process the clearances.

Fire Companies, Government Entities Awarded Grants

Mar. 16, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Westmoreland) and Sen. Joe Pittman (R-Armstrong/Indiana/Jefferson/Westmoreland) today announced that more than $1.7 million in grants were approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority for projects within the 60th Legislative District.

Major Named to Three House Committees

Mar. 09, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Westmoreland) today announced she has been appointed to the Housing and Community Development, Liquor Control and Transportation committees for the 2023-24 Legislative Session.

Major to Host Satellite District Office Hours

Jan. 19, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Westmoreland) today announced she will be offering satellite district office hours in the Vandergrift Borough Building beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

Westmoreland Delegation Lauds Broadband Plan

Jan. 19, 2023 /

WESTMORELAND – At a press conference hosted by Westmoreland County officials, plans to bring internet connectivity to unserved communities were heralded by Westmoreland House members.

Major Bill to Update Land Banks Becomes Law

Nov. 03, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Indiana/Butler) to change the definition of meeting a quorum for land bank board meetings to include virtual and physical attendees and make other land bank updates was signed into law by the governor.

Blairsville Teen Wins House Scholarship

Oct. 14, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Indiana/Butler) today announced that Elizabeth Bruner of Blairsville has been selected as one of two winners of the 2022 Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Scholarship.

Major Reacts to Governor’s Budget Address

Feb. 08, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Abby Major (R-Armstrong/Indiana/Butler) today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s $43.7 billion budget proposal: