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.