Mako to Host Third Annual Senior Expo

Aug. 26, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Senior citizens residing in the 183rd Legislative District are invited to Rep. Zach Mako’s (R-Lehigh/Northampton) third annual Senior Expo on Friday, Sept. 13, at Bethany Wesleyan Church in Cherryville.

Mako to Deploy in Fight Against Terror

Jun. 28, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Zach Mako (R-Lehigh/Northampton), a combat veteran and U.S. Army helicopter pilot in the Pennsylvania National Guard, today announced that he will deploy to the Middle East this fall to help fight terrorism and secure international peace.

Mako Votes in Favor of State Budget

Jun. 25, 2019 /

HARRISBURG — Rep. Zach Mako (R-Lehigh/Northampton) joined his colleagues in approving a $33.997 billion Fiscal Year 2019-20 state budget on Tuesday. He issued the followed statement in response:

Mako Announces Grants for Northampton, Whitehall

May. 22, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Zach Mako (R-Lehigh/Northampton) today announced that almost $130,000 in Local Share Account (LSA) grants were approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority for Northampton Borough and Whitehall Township.

Mako Announces Grants for Moore, Northampton

Mar. 26, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Zach Mako (R-Lehigh/Northampton) today announced more than $110,000 in Local Share Account (LSA) grants were approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority for Moore Township and Northampton Borough in Northampton County.

Numerous Fire, EMS Grants Awarded, Mako Says

Mar. 18, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Zach Mako (R-Lehigh/Northampton) today announced that 13 fire companies and emergency medical service companies serving the 183rd Legislative District were awarded almost $163,000 in Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service grants.

Mako to Host a REAL ID Mobile Verification Unit

Mar. 05, 2019 /

HARRISBURG –Rep. Zach Mako (R-Lehigh/Northampton) has announced he will host a REAL ID Mobile Verification Unit on Thursday, March 14, from 5-8 p.m. to assist residents of the 183rd Legislative District with having their required documents pre-verified.

House Majority Policy Committee Reschedules Save Our Health Care Hearing

Feb. 11, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will hold a public hearing to save our health care by studying the issue of venue with respect to medical malpractice lawsuits in Pennsylvania. At issue is a proposal to the court to unilaterally repeal a rule that prevents medical malpractice plaintiffs from filing civil lawsuits in counties with more favorable jury payouts. Since it was adopted in the early 2000s, the rule has helped stabilize medical malpractice insurance rates, keeping doctors practicing in Pennsylvania and alleviating a shortage of physicians and specialists.

House Majority Policy Committee to Hold Hearing to Save Our Health Care

Feb. 08, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee will hold a public hearing to save our health care by studying the issue of venue with respect to medical malpractice lawsuits in Pennsylvania. At issue is a proposal to the court to unilaterally repeal a rule that prevents medical malpractice plaintiffs from filing civil lawsuits in counties with more favorable jury payouts. Since it was adopted in the early 2000s, the rule has helped stabilize medical malpractice insurance rates, keeping doctors practicing in Pennsylvania and alleviating a shortage of physicians and specialists.