Cook Joins Colleagues in Passing Legislation to Save Family-Sustaining Jobs

Apr. 15, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) joined his colleagues in the state House in voting for legislation that would require the governor to develop and implement a plan to mitigate COVID-19 for businesses and allow those businesses that can meet the requirements of that plan to reopen. The plan must be developed using Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) guidelines.

Cook to Host Telephone Town Hall Meeting

Apr. 06, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Fayette/Washington) today announced that he will be hosting a telephone town hall meeting on Tuesday, April 7, at 6:20 p.m.

Cook Urges Wolf to Post List of Businesses and Lift Construction Ban

Mar. 27, 2020 /

BELLE VERNON– Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) announced today that he is calling on Gov. Tom Wolf to act on two critical issues: first, the release of a comprehensive list of business entities that have applied for, received or have been denied a wavier classifying them as either a life-sustaining or non-life-sustaining business; and second, lifting the ban on construction work in the Commonwealth.

During National Sunshine Week, Cook Releases Disclosed Information Involving LSAs in Washington County

Mar. 19, 2020 /

BELLE VERNON – As Pennsylvania, the nation and world grapple with COVID-19, other things still happen. Noting it is national Sunshine Week, Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) announced today that he will release years of disclosed information involving the Local Share Account (LSA) process in Washington County. This information will include correspondence, Right to Know (RTK) requests, materials obtained from RTK requests and correspondence with other state agencies for assistance. Cook is still awaiting RTK information from his recent request, which was appealed by the agency, but reversed by the state Office of Open Records.

Cook to Host Concealed Carry Seminar on March 12

Mar. 04, 2020 /

BELLE VERON – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) invites residents to his upcoming Concealed Carry Seminar on Thursday, March 12, from 6-9 p.m. at the Monongahela Fire Department, 451 W. Main St., Monongahela.

Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee Informational Meeting to Be Hosted in 49th District, Announces Cook

Mar. 03, 2020 /

BELLE VERNON – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Fayette/Washington) announced today that the Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee will be hosting a tour and informational meeting in Washington County on Thursday, March 5, beginning at 9 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the status of Pennsylvania’s electric cogeneration industry.

Eight School Districts in the 49th Receive School Safety Grants, Announces Cook

Feb. 26, 2020 /

BELLE VERNON — Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) announced today that the School Safety and Security Committee has awarded $53.7 million in School Safety and Security Grants to school districts, vocational schools, intermediate units and charter schools across the state, including eight school districts within the 49th Legislative District.

Cook Confirms $30,000 State Grant for Intermediate Unit 1

Dec. 11, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) announced today that the Intermediate Unit 1 in Washington County will receive a $30,000 Keystone Telepresence grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).

Cook Announces $40,000 State Grant for Dunlevy Borough

Nov. 26, 2019 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Bud Cook (R-Fayette/Washington) announced today that Dunlevy Borough in Washington County will benefit from $40,000 from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) for further development of the Walnut Street Park.