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Senator Mario Scavello


Dear Friends,

Iíd like to invite you to an Open House at our new Northampton County district office on April 25. Please see details below. Iíd love to see you there! Iíve also listed some other items of interest below.

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Sincerely,

Mario


OPEN HOUSE at our Northampton County District Office April 25

Iíll be holding an open house at our new Northampton County district office on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The office is located at 2 North Robinson Avenue in Pen Argyl.

My staff and I will be on hand to answer state-related questions and refreshments will be served. An RSVP is appreciated but not required. You can RSVP by calling 610-863-1200.

I hope to see you there!


April Legislative Report: Property Tax Elimination

In my April ďLegislative ReportĒ television program, I discuss the Property Tax Independence Act with the sponsor of the bill, Senator Dave Argall.

The legislation, which I am also sponsoring, would eliminate school property taxes and replace the revenue with state income and sales tax revenue. Iíve been working with Senator Argall to eliminate property taxes for many years, and the 2015-16 legislative session marks our best opportunity yet to enact this historic legislation


Scavello Hosts Community Safety Conference

On Wednesday, April 8, I had the honor of hosting my first Community Safety Conference for the 40th Senate District at Monroe Safety Center in Snydersville. We were privileged to host Richard Flynn, Director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), and Tim Solobay, the PA State Fire Commissioner.

More than 85 representatives from emergency services agencies and fire companies across Monroe and Northampton counties in the 40th District were in attendance. Each attendee was given the opportunity to air concerns and offer suggestions for the state to consider and to learn about the latest changes and initiatives in emergency services.

My office continues to serve as a resource for our emergency service agencies on any state-related issues. We are grateful for the invaluable service our many first responders provide in ensuring the continued safety of our communities.


Free Health Screening April 15

Good Shepherd Physical Therapy is holding an Italian Festival and free health screening at its Bangor location on April 15.

The festival will feature free food and the health screenings include blood pressure and bone density/osteoporosis. (Please click on the flyer for details.)


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Offices

Senate Box 203040
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3040
Phone: (717) 787-6123

Monroe County Office
DePue Plaza
2989 Route 611, Suite 103
Tannersville, PA 18372
Phone (570) 620-4326
FAX (570) 620-4379
9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Northampton County Office
2 North Robinson Avenue
Pen Argyl, PA 18072
Phone (610) 863-1200
FAX (610) 863-1214
9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

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