MONACA – Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) invites area job seekers to learn about regional career opportunities at his upcoming job fair scheduled to take place on Friday, Nov. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Penn State Beaver, located at 100 University Drive in Monaca.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to return Philadelphia and Pittsburgh teachers to classrooms in which they were hired to work, state Reps. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) and Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today unveiled legislation to end a practice known as “ghost teaching.”
WHAT: State Reps. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver) and Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) will discuss House Bill 1649, legislation that would address “ghost” teachers in the School District of Philadelphia taking leave from the classroom to work for their union while still earning their pay and benefits and accruing time toward their pension.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s latest severance tax proposal, which is expected to be included as part of a tax package expected for a vote in the state House Wednesday:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today voted with his Republican colleagues to restore funding for schools and vital human services that were denied by Gov. Tom Wolf’s June 30 veto of the entire state budget. Christiana issued the following statement in response to his vote:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) and House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) today applauded the recent implementation of legislation Christiana authored to ensure low-income students are connected with the educational resources necessary to land family-sustaining jobs.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today issued the following statement after House Democrats voted to shut down efforts by House Republicans to send state budget funding for crucial services such as domestic violence and rape crisis centers. House Republicans attempted to override portions of Gov. Tom Wolf’s historic veto of the entire state spending plan for the 2015-16 fiscal year.
AVELLA – Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today announced that hours at his Independence Township district office have been extended to 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
MONACA - Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) invites families of the 15th Legislative District to participate in his 2015 Kidz Day event on Saturday, Aug. 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the center fountain at the Beaver Valley Mall.
HARRISBURG – In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s visit to Beaver County today as part of his continued statewide campaign to defend his $12.7 billion tax increase plan, state Reps. Jim Marshall (R-Beaver/Butler) and Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) released the following statement urging the governor to put politics aside and join legislative leaders at the negotiating table:
WHAT: In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s scheduled rally for higher taxes and state spending in Beaver County, State Reps. Jim Christiana (R-15) and Jim Marshall (R-14) invite local taxpayers, business owners, workers and citizens to join them in a rally to ensure Pennsylvania’s economy remains competitive and urge the governor to begin working on a budget that works for all Pennsylvanians.
BRIDGEVILLE– Reps. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) and Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) will be sponsoring a concealed weapons educational event to give residents an opportunity to learn about Pennsylvania’s concealed carry laws.
HARRISBURG – Following a vote in favor of the measure today, Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) released the following statement on the passage of House Bill 466, a measure to end the state monopoly of liquor sales:
HARRISBURG – In a historic step aimed at proactively tackling the state’s largest economic challenge to date, Rep. Jim Christiana (R-Beaver/Washington) today joined a majority of his House colleagues in support of Senate Bill 1, which seeks to reform Pennsylvania’s two public pension systems.
HARRISBURG – The Beaver County Republican Delegation, including Reps. Jim Christiana (R-15) and Jim Marshall (R-14), along with Sen. Elder Vogel, Jr. (R-47), voted to send to the governor’s desk a provision granting approved private school status to a western Pennsylvania school, which provides specialized education services to students with multiple and/or profound disabilities.