Metzgar: ‘We Must Follow the Science’

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.

Metzgar Announces Local Fire, EMS Grants in Somerset County

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.

Metzgar, Topper Announce Local Fire, EMS Grants in Bedford County

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.

EITC Scholarships Awarded to Families in Somerset County, Says Metzgar

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.

Stefano and Metzgar Announce $250,000 Grant to Rehab Railroad Tracks

Nov. 19, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32) and Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-69) announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) awarded a $250,000 grant to PBS Coals through the CFA’s Multimodal Transportation Fund Program. The funding will be used to rehabilitate railroad tracks for the Cambria Prep Plant located in Stoneycreek Township, Somerset County.

Metzgar: We Must Provide Effective Broadband Service to Everyone

Nov. 10, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – As we continue to explore the best possible solutions to address the multitude of issues surrounding rural broadband, Rep. Carl Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) participated in a joint hearing with the House Consumer Affairs Committee and Senate Communications and Technology Committee on how residents in the Commonwealth can better perform their daily tasks.

Metzgar, Stefano to Honor Local Veterans in Somerset County

Oct. 28, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Carl Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) and Sen. Pat Stefano (R-Fayette/Somerset/Westmoreland) announced today they will be hosting a breakfast to honor local veterans on Friday, Nov. 5, at 8:30 a.m., at the Stoystown American Legion, located at 359 N. Club Road in Stoystown.

Leave Our Kids Alone

Aug. 31, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Bedford/Somerset) issued the following statement on the governor’s decision to institute a statewide mask mandate for K-12 schools and day cares:

Somerset County Bridge Named for Fallen Corrections Officer, Metzgar Says

Aug. 23, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – A bridge dedicated to a fallen corrections officer who succumbed to injuries during an assault at the State Correctional Institution at Somerset was dedicated in Sgt. Mark J. Baserman’s memory Friday, according to Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Bedford/Somerset), who spearheaded the legislative effort (2019 Act 102) to name the bridge.