WEST BROWNSVILLE – Sgt. 1st Class Thomas L. McDonough, a native of Brownsville gave his life in service to his country during the Korean War. Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) will hold a ceremony to dedicate a bridge in his name on a portion of State Route 8042 over U.S. Route 40, West Brownsville Borough, Washington County.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. District Court ruling that actions taken by the Wolf Administration relating to business closures were unconstitutional:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) announced that the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) awarded $11,016 to the Intermediate Unit 1 in Washington County to engage students enrolled in alternative education and those with special needs.
WHAT: Reps. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset), Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) and Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/Westmoreland) will make a recording of the drive-in veterans’ recognition ceremony they hosted available to the media and the public.
WHAT: A Drive-In Veterans’ Recognition Ceremony that will honor local veterans while allowing for safe social distancing. Attendees will tune their radios to 87.9 FM so they can hear the ceremony from their vehicles.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) announced today that the Municipal Authority of the Township of Washington, Fayette County, will receive $968,880 in funding from the PA Small Water and Sewer Program.
Since March, Pennsylvanians and residents of the 49th District have witnessed and endured the failed leadership of Gov. Tom Wolf and his administration regarding his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. This administration has caused mass confusion and widespread outrage from elected officials, community leaders, small businesses and hard-working taxpayers for arbitrarily moving goal posts to reopening our state’s economy and giving our residents their freedoms back.
HARRISBURG – In his third letter to Gov. Tom Wolf, Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) called on the governor to have faith in “We the People” and give hard-working Pennsylvanians the opportunity to get back to work.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (Washington/Fayette) announced today that the Monongahela Valley Hospital has been approved to receive $15 million in funding through the Hospital Emergency Loan Program (HELP), which provides short-term financial relief as hospitals combat the surge of COVID-19 cases in their area.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Fayette/Washington) today announced that he will be hosting a telephone town hall meeting on Tuesday, April 7, at 6:20 p.m.
BELLE VERNON– Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) announced today that he is calling on Gov. Tom Wolf to act on two critical issues: first, the release of a comprehensive list of business entities that have applied for, received or have been denied a wavier classifying them as either a life-sustaining or non-life-sustaining business; and second, lifting the ban on construction work in the Commonwealth.
BELLE VERNON – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) announced today that his office will be taking several actions to better serve the residents of the 49th District during the current COVID-19 crisis, including launching an effort to make homemade masks.
BELLE VERNON – As Pennsylvania, the nation and world grapple with COVID-19, other things still happen. Noting it is national Sunshine Week, Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) announced today that he will release years of disclosed information involving the Local Share Account (LSA) process in Washington County. This information will include correspondence, Right to Know (RTK) requests, materials obtained from RTK requests and correspondence with other state agencies for assistance. Cook is still awaiting RTK information from his recent request, which was appealed by the agency, but reversed by the state Office of Open Records.
BELLE VERON – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) invites residents to his upcoming Concealed Carry Seminar on Thursday, March 12, from 6-9 p.m. at the Monongahela Fire Department, 451 W. Main St., Monongahela.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) announced today that the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records (OOR) has granted his appeal to obtain records of Local Share Account (LSA) project grant recipients in Washington County.