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.

Mako to Host Small Games of Chance Seminar

Oct. 18, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – In an effort to provide the most up-to-date information to holders of small games of chance licenses, Rep. Zach Mako (R-Lehigh/Northampton) will host a Small Games of Chance and Liquor Law Regulations Seminar.

Mako to Host Shredding Events in Slatington, South Whitehall

Oct. 05, 2018 /

HARRISBURG – As a free service to the community, Rep. Zach Mako (R-Lehigh/Northampton) will co-host two shredding events in the coming weeks to give residents of the 183rd Legislative District a chance to safeguard themselves against identity theft by having their personal documents securely destroyed.