Irvin Voices Disappointment in Lack of Support for PA Families, Students

Sep. 23, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House today came back into session to attempt an override of the governor’s veto of legislation to allow local school districts to make the decision of whether to hold school sports and activities and how many spectators can be in attendance, said Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin). The chamber also voted on legislation to relax restrictions on the state’s bars and restaurants implemented by the governor.

Irvin to Host Upcoming Seniors for Safe Driving Program Oct. 15

Sep. 16, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Mifflin/Centre) will once again host a one-day Seniors for Safe Driving program to help sharpen the driving skills of older motorists. The program will be held on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fairfield Inn and Suites, 9970 Shaner Blvd., Huntingdon.

State Grant Supports Public Safety for East Broad Top Railroad

Sep. 10, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – A $100,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) will help add a critical fire suppression system in the East Broad Top Railroad (EBT) machine-shop complex, according to Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) and Rep. Rich Irvin (R-81).

Irvin Issues Statement on Huntingdon County Status

May. 08, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) issued the following statement after the governor’s announcement on the second wave of Pennsylvania counties being permitted to move into the yellow phase:

Irvin Issues Statement on Gov. Wolf’s Reopening Process

May. 01, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) issued the following statement following Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement of which regions and counties would move into the “yellow phase” under his reopening plan.

Irvin Cancels April 21 Senior Expo

Mar. 23, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In light of the coronavirus pandemic currently impacting the state, Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) has decided to cancel his annual Senior Expo scheduled for Tuesday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Smithfield Fire Hall in Huntingdon.

Irvin Suspending Walk-In Service at District Offices Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Mar. 16, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) today announced his district offices in Huntingdon and Port Matilda will not be providing walk-in service until further notice. This change in policy is keeping in line with state government and health officials who have mandated the closure of all non-essential state offices.

Irvin to Host Robert E. Gensimore Memorial Bridge Dedication Ceremony

Dec. 20, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) will host a bridge dedication ceremony for local PennDOT employee Robert Gensimore, who was killed in the line of duty on Feb. 17, 2018. The bridge is located along State Route 453 in Tyrone Township, Blair County. Irvin authored the legislation to name the bridge, which was signed into law as part of Act 59 of 2019.

Irvin, Ward Announce $500,000 for New Retaining Wall Along Pennsylvania Avenue in Mount Union Borough

Nov. 12, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Funding to address a major transportation and safety concern in Mount Union Borough has been approved today by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) under the Multimodal Transportation Fund. A grant of $500,000 has been awarded to the borough to replace the retaining wall along Pennsylvania Avenue Linear Park, according to Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) and Sen. Judy Ward (R-Blair/Fulton/Cumberland/Franklin/Huntingdon), who both advocated strongly for the funding.

Irvin Honors the Late Capt. Joseph Giacobello with Bridge Naming

Oct. 28, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – This past weekend, a ceremony was held in Mount Union Borough for the dedication of the Captain Joseph S. Giacobello Memorial Bridge. Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) authored the legislation for the bridge dedication, which was signed into law as a part of Act 59 of 2019.

Legislators to Host Concealed Carry Seminar in Mifflin County

Sep. 27, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) and John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) will host a seminar to help residents understand their Second Amendment rights and Pennsylvania’s firearms laws.

Irvin Announces Fall Veterans Assistance Hours

Aug. 29, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) today announced that his district office in Huntingdon will be hosting veterans’ assistance hours this fall on the following Wednesdays: Sept. 11, Oct. 9 and Nov. 13, between the hours of 9 a.m. to noon.