Wozniak: Grant Approved for Safety Improvement to Serve New Hotel, LifePoint...

Harrisburg – October 28, 2021 – State Sen. John N. Wozniak (D-Cambria) said today that a $250,000 transportation grant will fund a much-needed safety improvement near the new Holiday Inn Express and Suites development and LifePoint Outpatient facility on Scalp Avenue. The grant will move a bus stop off the roadway and into the nearby...

Wozniak Comments on State Grant for Saint Francis University’s School of...

Harrisburg – October 28, 2021 – A $1 million state grant will help with the cost of a 23,000-square-foot addition to Sullivan Hall at Saint Francis University, according to state Sen. John N. Wozniak (D-Cambria/Bedford/Clearfield). The grant funding will be used to accommodate the School of Health Sciences at the university’s campus in Loretto. The Redevelopment...

Wozniak: Recreation Grants Approved in Cambria and Bedford Counties

Harrisburg – October 24, 2021 – Grants for three recreation projects totaling in excess of $200,000 were approved today the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for initiatives in Cambria and Bedford Counties, state Sen. John N, Wozniak (D-Cambria/Clearfield/Bedford) said today. “The Laurel Highlands and southcentral Pennsylvania are blessed with exceptional natural resources,” Wozniak said.  “A key...

Wozniak: State Approves Robust Financing Package for Cambria Sewer System Upgrades

$30 million in grants and loans for work in Johnstown, Lower Yoder, Southmont Harrisburg – October 19, 2021 – A state authority has approved more than $30 million in financing for sewer system upgrades in three municipalities in Cambria County, state Sen. John N. Wozniak (D-Cambria/Bedford/Clearfield) said today. The blend of grants and loans for the...

State Senate Hearing in Monroeville Focuses on Charter School Reform

Monroeville – October 13, 2021 – At the request of state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a hearing on the role of charter schools in public education. “I hope today’s hearing gives us a better sense of how the charter school system works; how it complements or detracts from...

Opioid Awareness Education Plan Passes Senate, Wozniak Says

Harrisburg − Sept. 28, 2021 − Legislation to create a new opioid awareness program for students in middle and high school was approved unanimously by the state Senate and is now headed to the House of Representatives for consideration, the bills sponsor Sen. John N. Wozniak (D-Cambria/Bedford/Clearfield) said today.

Wozniak: Rural Firefighter Grants for Cambria, Bedford, Clearfield

Harrisburg Sept. 16, 2021 Multiple volunteer fire companies in rural areas of Cambria, Bedford and Clearfield counties were awarded grants by the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) to help combat fires in forests and undeveloped areas, state Sen. John N. Wozniak (D-Cambria/Bedford/Clearfield) said today. Rural volunteer fire companies play a crucial role...

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Governor Signs Wozniaks SCI-Cresson Development Legislation into Law

Harrisburg − July 7, 2021 − Legislation authorizing a new access road at SCI-Cresson which is considered essential to redeveloping the sprawling former correction facility was signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf, the new laws sponsor Sen. John N. Wozniak (D-Cambria/Bedford/Clearfield) said. The governor signed Senate Bill 1192 into law today. The measure authorizes a public 3.3...

Nearly $2 Million in Transportation/Recreation Grants Approved for Cambria, Bedford

Harrisburg, July 1, 2021 − The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) today approved a total of nearly $2 million in grant funds for transportation and recreation projects in Cambria and Bedford counties, said state Sen. John N. Wozniak (D-Cambria/Bedford/Clearfield). The funds are critically important for our area, Wozniak said. We are rebuilding our economy and these grants...

Agreement Signed for Portion of Former SCI-Cresson Site

Cresson – May 4, 2021 – At a news conference held on the site of the idled Cresson prison today, Sen. John Wozniak and key officials described major steps toward the redevelopment of the property and the creation of new jobs. Wozniak, along with key state and local officials, announced a development agreement to convey...