Kaufer Announces Community e-Recycling Event on Oct. 27 in Forty Fort

Sep. 29, 2022 /

LUZERNE – Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) will once again co-host a Community e-Recycling Event on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 3-6 p.m., at the soccer fields in the Luzerne County Sports Complex on Camryn Way in Forty Fort. This event is being hosted by Kaufer and Luzerne County.

Kaufer to Offer Comments at Memorial Softball Tournament

Sep. 22, 2022 /

WHAT: Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) will be offering remarks during the 5th Annual Colin MacLean Memorial Softball Tournament. The tournament is to celebrate the life of Colin MacLean, who lost his battle to addiction on July 21, 2018, at the age of 27.

Kaufer Issues Statement on First Hospital Closure

Aug. 04, 2022 /

LUZERNE – In response to the announcement that First Hospital is ending its inpatient and outpatient services, state Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) today issued the following statement:

Kaufer Announces More than $3 Million in Local Grants

Jun. 10, 2022 /

LUZERNE – Local state Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) today announced more than $3 million in state grants have been approved for projects in the 120th Legislative District. The money for the projects comes through a state grant program funded with gaming revenue.

Kaufer Offers Monthly Office Hours in Exeter on Friday

May. 19, 2022 /

LUZERNE – State Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) will host monthly office hours on Friday, May 20, from 9-11 a.m. at the Exeter Township Municipal Building in Harding. Someone from his office will be available to help local residents with state government-related programs, services and issues.

Kaufer to Host Community Shredding Day on May 14

May. 10, 2022 /

LUZERNE – In an effort to help local residents protect themselves against identity theft, state Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) will host a Shredding Day for residents of the 120th Legislative District on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the West Side Career and Technical Center, where residents can easily dispose of documents and mail with personal and sensitive information.

House Approves Kaufer Bill to Attract More Doctors to Pennsylvania

Apr. 12, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – At a time when parts of Pennsylvania are suffering doctor shortages and patients are struggling to acquire treatment, the state House today in Harrisburg approved a bill introduced by local state Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) to attract more doctors to the Commonwealth.

Kaufer Announces $700,000 in State Grants for Local Projects

Nov. 19, 2021 /

LUZERNE – Local state Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) today announced approximately $700,000 has been awarded to four local projects through a state grant program that helps local communities pay for transportation infrastructure improvements.

Senate Committee Approves Kaufer Bill to Create Program to Help Veterans and Their Families

Nov. 10, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Just in time for Veterans Day, the state Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee on Tuesday in Harrisburg approved a bill introduced by state Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) designed to create a system to link veterans and their family members with programs and services specifically designed to meet their needs back in their local communities.

Largest Investment in Luzerne County History Announced Today; Made Possible by Kaufer’s Local Resource Manufacturing Tax Credit

Oct. 29, 2021 /

NEWPORT TOWNSHIP – Texas-based fuel company Nacero Inc. today announced it is making the single biggest economic investment in the history of Luzerne County by building its latest facility in Newport Township, a move made possible by a 2020 law introduced by state Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne), who participated in today’s news conference announcement.

Key House Committee Approves Kaufer Gift Ban Bill

Oct. 25, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House State Government Committee today in Harrisburg voted to advance legislation introduced by local state Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) that would prevent lobbyists from offering gifts to public officials or public employees.

Kaufer Calls on Wolf, Shapiro, Garrity to Enforce Procurement Law Following Ben & Jerry’s Israel Announcement

Jul. 20, 2021 /

HARRISBURG: After Ben & Jerry’s on Monday announced it plans to halt ice cream sales in portions of Israel, state Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) spoke last night with the Israeli Consulate and today called on Gov. Tom Wolf, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and state Treasurer Stacy Garrity to enforce a state procurement law prohibiting the state from contracting with companies that boycott Israel.

Luzerne County Legislators Announces Nearly $23 Million in LSA Funding for 2019-20 Projects

Jul. 20, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – In a continued effort to support economic development and projects to improve the quality of life for citizens throughout Luzerne County, Reps. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) and Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) along with Sens. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming), John Gordner (R-Columbia/Luzerne/Montour/Northumberland/Snyder) and John Yudichak (I-Carbon/Luzerne) announced today the funding of 2019 and 2020 Local Share Account (LSA) projects totaling nearly $23 million.