MARIANNA BOROUGH – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) announced that Marianna Borough has received a $12,000 grant from The Reclaiming Appalachia Coalition. The money will be used for the services of a local consulting firm, Downstream Strategies, to evaluate the former Bethlehem Mine No. 58 site for redevelopment as Miner’s Memorial Park.
WASHINGTON AND FAYETTE COUNTIES – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) announced that grants have been awarded to several organizations in the 49th District through the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program (FCEMSGP).
HARRISBURG –Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) issued the following statement following the passage of the 2021-22 state budget in the House.
HARRISBURG – House Bill 1300, also known as the Voting Rights Protection Act, will be considered by the full House this week, and Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) is in full support of the legislation.
BELLE VERNON – Rep. Bud Cook’s (R-Washington/Fayette) office will hold a safety training course for those interested in working for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) as a flagger. The one-day course will be held on Saturday, June 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 10 Main St., Belle Vernon. Bill Freed, a workforce training and credentialing coordinator with Pittsburgh Community Services Inc., will lead the course.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) stands in support of legislation authored by Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) that would require an in-depth review of the Commonwealth’s response to the pandemic.
WASHINGTON COUNTY – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) announced that the California Area School District in Washington County has received an agricultural grant. The district will be awarded $9,814.94 for curriculum and experiential learning as part of the Farm to School Grant Program administered by the Department of Agriculture.
Southwest Pennsylvania, especially the 49th District, is a great place to raise a family, work and enjoy a high quality of life. Our greatest asset is our community that feels like a tight-knit family. On top of that, we have the Mon Valley Hospital, California University, Monongahela River and many outdoor recreation activities to offer. Who wouldn’t want to live here?
WHAT: Redd up Interstate 70 with Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette). Those volunteering their time include constituents from Belle Vernon, Speers and Charleroi Boroughs, and Rostraver Township.
WASHINGTON COUNTY – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) invites you to join his Great American Redd Up event this Friday, April 30, at 9 a.m. The Speers/Belle Vernon Bridge on Interstate 70 is the doorway to three counties – Fayette, Washington and Westmoreland – and needs to send a warm welcome.
WASHINGTON COUNTY – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Fayette/Washington) announced that a $485,000 Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) grant was awarded to Guttman Realty Company. The grant will be used to improve facility modifications for water disposal.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Fayette/Washington) stands in support with five women members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives who introduced House Bill 972, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) issued the below statement following Wednesday’s budget address:
BELLE VERNON – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Bud Cook’s (R-Washington/Fayette) offices will begin operating on an appointment-only schedule. Walk-ins will not be permitted in either district office until further notice.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) has been fighting for a fair, accountable and transparent Local Share Account (LSA) process since March 2017.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Fayette/Washington) has welcomed a new face to his team committed to serving constituents in the 49th Legislative District.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) has been sworn in to serve his third term in the PA House of Representatives. Cook issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Fayette/Washington) has joined in support with 69 other members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Texas v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State of Georgia, State of Michigan and State of Wisconsin.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) continues to seek full transparency from the Redevelopment Authority of Washington County in regard to Local Share Account (LSA) distribution. Cook is filing his fifth Right-to-Know (RTK) request with the Redevelopment Authority since efforts first began in March 2017.
HARRISBURG – Internet providers in Fayette and Washington counties, represented by Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette), received grants to expand broadband access to unserved areas over the next 10 years.