Barton Announces $750,000 Keystone Grant for Hamburg Public Library

Feb. 16, 2024 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Jamie Barton (R-Berks/Schuylkill) announced today the Hamburg Public Library will receive a $750,000 Keystone grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Keystone grants help public library facilities improve their operations, install equipment and upgrade security systems.

Barton Bashes Governor’s Budget Plan

Feb. 06, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Today, Gov. Josh Shapiro unveiled his budget priorities for the 2024-2025 fiscal year. Rep. Jamie Barton (R-Berks/Schuylkill) issued the following statement in response:

Barton Announces $40,000 Grant for Kutztown University to Combat Sexual Assault

Jan. 23, 2024 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Jamie Barton (R-Berks/Schuylkill) announced the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has awarded Kutztown University $40,000 through its “It’s On Us PA” program. “It’s On Us PA” is a statewide campaign that invites everyone to play a role in ending sexual assault. It brings together college and university presidents, superintendents, administrators, teachers, students, families and community members to reframe the conversation around sexual violence.

Barton to Host Legislative Open House

Dec. 04, 2023 /

Barton to Host Legislative Open House

HARRISBURG - Rep. Jamie Barton (R-Berks/Schuylkill) is inviting residents of the 124th Legislative District to join him for a Legislative Open House on Thursday, Dec. 7. Constituents can stop by his district office in Tamaqua, located at 202 E. Broad St., any time between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Barton Encourages Public Comment on Broadband Digital Equity Plan

Nov. 30, 2023 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Jamie Barton (R-Berks/Schuylkill) is encouraging constituents to participate in the public comment period for the Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority’s Digital Equity Plan. The plan is required to access Pennsylvania’s share of $2.75 billion in federal funds to expand broadband access in the Commonwealth.

Barton: Legislation Will Increase Campaign Finance Transparency

Aug. 23, 2023 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Jamie Barton (R-Berks/Schuylkill) said Wednesday he is circulating a co-sponsorship memo for legislation to increase campaign finance transparency by requiring campaigns and campaign organizations to itemize reimbursements on campaign finance reports.

Register Now for Barton’s March Veterans Assistance Hours

Mar. 06, 2023 /

TAMAQUA – Rep. Jamie Barton (R-Berks/Schuylkill) is offering Veterans Assistance Hours each month at his Tamaqua office to provide aid to local veterans. The next service hours will be held on Thursday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 202 E. Broad St. in Tamaqua.

Working for You - By State Rep. Jamie Barton (R-Berks/Schuylkill)

Jan. 23, 2023 /

My first week as a state representative certainly was one of celebrations, ceremony, and a little bit of chaos. From the swearing-in to electing a new House speaker, we experienced a little bit of everything. Serving as your state representative is the honor of my lifetime, and I am glad that the time is starting to get to work.