Apr. 06, 2023 /
HARRISBURG – As the House Republican designee for the Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority, Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset) announced that the authority will begin the process of disbursing $200 million of federal funding in the Pennsylvania Broadband Infrastructure Program. The program aims to boost broadband deployment to aid unserved and underserved communities in the Commonwealth.
Mar. 21, 2023 /
SOMERSET – Sen. Patrick Stefano (R-32), Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset) announced today that $1,211,642 in state grants have been awarded to eight communities in Somerset County.
Mar. 10, 2023 /
HARRISBURG – As the House Republican designee for the Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority, Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset) announced today that Michael Baker International, a Pittsburgh-based company, was unanimously named the entity to help the Authority maximize the effectiveness and amount of all federal funds to be received by the Commonwealth for broadband buildout in rural areas.
Nov. 21, 2022 /
HARRISBURG – Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) announced today that New Centerville Rural Volunteer Fire Company will receive $519,156 in funding from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) for renovation and expansion of the Farmer’s and Thresherman’s Jubilee grounds.
Oct. 19, 2022 /
NEW BALTIMORE–A local Vietnam War serviceman who died in the line of duty was honored on Saturday, Oct. 15, when a Bedford County bridge was dedicated in his memory.
Oct. 13, 2022 /
WHAT: The bridge located on T.R. 413 on Grasser Road in Juniata Township, Bedford County, over the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River at the intersection of New Baltimore Road, will be designated the Army Specialist Four Harold Phillip Grasser Memorial Bridge. Grasser, a Manns Choice native, was killed in action on April 30, 1968, during the Vietnam War at the South Vietnam Go Cong Province.
Aug. 10, 2022 /
“It’s important that we do everything possible to protect and enhance wildlife habitats at Somerset Lake to attract outdoor enthusiasts to this great lake,” said Metzgar. “I am thankful to see this project receive crucial funding so anglers can take advantage of this tremendous opportunity.”
Jul. 08, 2022 /
HARRISBURG?– Following the news of UPMC’s announcement of its intention to close In Touch Hospice in Somerset Township, Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) is expressing major concern over the health and well-being of patients who depend upon this service.
Jun. 08, 2022 /
HARRISBURG– Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford), chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, announced his committee moved a constitutional amendment aiming to privatize the sale of liquor in Pennsylvania.
Jun. 03, 2022 /
HARRISBURG?–?A local Korean War serviceman who died in combat was commemorated on Wednesday, June 1, when a Somerset County bridge was dedicated in his memory.
May. 31, 2022 /
WHAT: The bridge on State Route 4021 over the Stonycreek River in Hooversville Borough will be designated as the Private First Class Howard Hahn Memorial Bridge. Hahn, a Hooversville native, was killed in action during the Korean War on March 19, 1953.
Apr. 20, 2022 /
HARRISBURG – Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) and Sen. Pat Stefano (R-Fayette/Somerset/Westmoreland) announced $53 million of Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS) funds has been secured for the U.S. Route 219 project.
Apr. 13, 2022 /
HARRISBURG – Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) supported legislation today that would allow school boards or administrators to purchase whole or 2% Pennsylvania milk and make it available to students. House Bill 2397 goes to the Senate for its consideration.
Apr. 12, 2022 /
HARRISBURG – In order to maintain a level playing field for women’s sports, Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) voted in favor of House Bill 972, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act. The bill now heads to the Senate for consideration.
Feb. 15, 2022 / Press Release
HARRISBURG?– Rep. Carl Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) announced that eligible emergency medical services (EMS) companies will be notified by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner (OSFC) about how they can receive additional grant funding to support their work during the ongoing pandemic
Feb. 10, 2022 /
HARRISBURG–Rep. Carl Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) announced today that nearly $288,000 in grant funding, from a program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner, were awarded to 21 fire and EMS companies in the Somerset County portion of the 69th District.
Feb. 10, 2022 /
HARRISBURG– Reps. Carl Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) and Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) announced today that approximately $193,000 in grant funding, from a program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner, were awarded to 16 fire and EMS companies in Bedford County.
Feb. 03, 2022 /
HARRISBURG–Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) announced today that Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law his bill designating a bridge in Somerset County to honor a fallen United States Marine.
Jan. 21, 2022 /
HARRISBURG – The Rockwood Area School District has been awarded a $25,000 Safe Schools Targeted Grant, according to Rep. Carl Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford). The funding will be used to purchase equipment to better protect students.
Dec. 22, 2021 /
HARRISBURG – Rep. Carl Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) announced today that families at Somerset Christian School and St. Peter School in Somerset received Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) scholarships from the Bridge Educational Foundation for the 2021-22 school year as part of the state’s EITC program.