COLLEGEVILLE – State Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) today applauded Pennsylvania Sens. Pat Toomey (R) and Bob Casey (D) and the rest of the U.S. Senate for rejecting President Barack Obama’s nominee, Debo Adegbile, a lawyer who represented Philadelphia cop-killer Mumai Abu-Jamal, who was appointed to serve as assistant attorney general at the U.S. Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division.
COLLEGEVILLE – State Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) today in a letter to Norristown Area School Board members urged them to look twice at VisionQuest’s history before entering into any type of contractual agreement with the company that attempts to serve youth with a criminal history. Vereb uncovered several media reports showing detainees with histories of violent crimes escaped from VisionQuest facilities.
COLLEGEVILLE – The application period for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) recreation and conservation grants is now open, Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) said today.
HARRISBURG — Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) and a bipartisan majority of his colleagues in the state House today voted to approve a transportation funding bill that would pay for road and bridge repairs and mass transit investments across the Commonwealth. The bill now heads to the governor to be signed into law.
HARRISBURG — The state House today approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) that would establish specific guidelines to punish athletic coaches, trainers or other sports officials who have sex with a child-athlete who is under 18 years old.
HARRISBURG — State Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) today was joined by other local legislators at a news conference at the Route 422 Business Center to unveil legislation that would prohibit enacting new tolls on existing public roads in Pennsylvania without a vote of the state Legislature.
WHAT: A news conference to unveil legislation that would directly affect any future attempts to toll state Route 422 or other public roadways.
HARRISBURG — State Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) today voted for an amendment on the House floor that would have replaced school district property taxes with statewide funding sources, but the measure was defeated.
COLLEGEVILLE — State Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) is inviting older residents from the 150th Legislative District to join him between 10 a.m. and noon on Thursday, Sept. 19, for a senior expo at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 380 building.
COLLEGEVILLE — While Labor Day traditionally signals the end of summer and the beginning of a new school year, this year it also marks the beginning of a new era for victims of crime in Pennsylvania as a new law penned by state Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) that gives them a voice in the parole process of inmates takes effect today.
COLLEGEVILLE — After learning today that a crew performed an inspection on the Arcola Road Bridge and made the determination the bridge must be closed due to public safety concerns, Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) said he was disappointed, but understood the need to protect the public.
HARRISBURG – The four school districts located within the 150th Legislative District in Montgomery County will receive a funding increase of nearly $3 million under the final 2013-14 state budget, which passed the General Assembly upon reaching the June 30 fiscal year deadline, said Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Collegeville).
HARRISBURG – Montgomery County state Reps. Marcy Toepel (R-Red Hill), Mike Vereb (R-Collegeville) and Kate Harper (R-Blue Bell) today announced Pennsylvania’s five southeastern counties will receive more than $3.3 million in revenue from the collection of an impact fee on natural gas drilling activities in the Marcellus Shale by July 1.
HARRISBURG – To the humble applause of Pennsylvania crime victims and their families, Rep. Mike Vereb’s legislation to give them the opportunity to have their voices heard during the parole process of an inmate was today signed into law by Gov. Tom Corbett at a bill signing held at the Capitol.
After leading the charge to give Pennsylvania crime victims a voice during the parole process of an inmate, Rep. Mike Vereb’s (R-Montgomery) House Bill 492 will be signed by Gov. Tom Corbett in the presence of crime victims and their families. This legislation was inspired by the late Ellen Greogry Robb, formerly of Upper Merion Township, who was killed by her husband, Rafael Robb.