BELLE VERNON – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Bud Cook’s (R-Washington/Fayette) offices will begin operating on an appointment-only schedule. Walk-ins will not be permitted in either district office until further notice.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) has been fighting for a fair, accountable and transparent Local Share Account (LSA) process since March 2017.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Fayette/Washington) has welcomed a new face to his team committed to serving constituents in the 49th Legislative District.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) has been sworn in to serve his third term in the PA House of Representatives. Cook issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Fayette/Washington) has joined in support with 69 other members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Texas v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State of Georgia, State of Michigan and State of Wisconsin.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) continues to seek full transparency from the Redevelopment Authority of Washington County in regard to Local Share Account (LSA) distribution. Cook is filing his fifth Right-to-Know (RTK) request with the Redevelopment Authority since efforts first began in March 2017.
HARRISBURG – Internet providers in Fayette and Washington counties, represented by Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette), received grants to expand broadband access to unserved areas over the next 10 years.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) has won a four-year pursuit to assure that Local Share Account (LSA) procedures in Washington County are fair, accountable and transparent. Judge Katherine Emery has ruled that the Redevelopment Authority must provide records of 433 projects funded by the LSA of casino gambling. Cook issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) is seeking changes to Local Share Account (LSA) procedures in Washington County.
HARRISBURG – The Nov. 3 General Election brought thousands of phone calls, emails and social media messages to Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) from concerned constituents who believe the results of the election to be illegitimate.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) is seeking to end a practice used by Republican and Democratic governors that hides the true cost of their administration. The Truth in Hiring Act (House Bill 2913) aims to add transparency to Pennsylvania’s leadership.
HARRISBURG – Fayette and Washington counties’ fire and EMS companies, represented by Rep. Cook, each received 25 one-time state grants to assist with extra expenses resulting from the COVID-19 public health emergency.
HARRISBURG – Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Wolf and his administration have made political decisions, claiming that they were made with the best interest of the public’s health in mind. State Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) issued the following statement about the latest abuse of power:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) is requesting the records of 433 projects funded by the Local Share Account (LSA) of casino gambling in Washington County. With pushback from the Redevelopment Authority, Cook issued the following statement regarding his request:
HARRISBURG – After U.S. District Judge Williams Stickman IV ruled Gov. Wolf’s gathering limits unconstitutional, a 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals allowed them to be put back into place. Gov. Wolf has since updated his gathering limit criteria, but it is still far from constitutional. Rep. Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) is outraged.
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:
BELLE VERNON – Rep. Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette) is demanding that Gov. Tom Wolf sign the bill that would allow sports to resume with attendees. House Bill 2787 would ensure decisions about school sports and activities, including policies regarding spectators, are made at the local level.
The citizens of this Commonwealth, the people who elected us, did an amazing job following Gov. Tom Wolf’s lead in the first 90 days after he declared a state of emergency following the arrival of COVID-19.
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.