Cooper: Award to New Ken Leaders is Well-Deserved

Apr. 10, 2024 /

Cooper: Award to New Ken Leaders is Well-Deserved

HARRISBURG - Upon hearing that local government leaders in the City of New Kensington are receiving a 2024 Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence, Rep. Jill Cooper (R-Westmoreland) explained that she agrees with the recognition and was honored to have nominated New Kensington for the award.

Cooper and Ward: Grants Bolster Public Works Efforts and Local Economic Development

Mar. 26, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jill Cooper (R-Westmoreland) and Senate President Pro Tem Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) today announced more than $350,000 in funding for Westmoreland County projects through the Commonwealth Finance Authority (CFA) and Local Municipal Relief Funds to help local governments with public works projects and equipment purchases.

Westmoreland County House Members Respond to Budget Address

Feb. 06, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – After attending Gov. Josh Shapiro’s 90-minute budget address that calls for an 8.4% spending increase, raises the overall spend to a whopping $48.34 billion and blows through nearly $16 billion in surplus funds and Pennsylvania’s Rainy Day Fund, several House members from Westmoreland County issued the follow statements:

Cooper Dual Enrollment Bill Signed by Governor

Jan. 29, 2024 /

Cooper Dual Enrollment Bill Signed by Governor

HARRISBURG – Freshman House of Representatives member, Rep. Jill Cooper (R-Westmoreland), celebrated the enactment of legislation she co-prime sponsored at a bill-signing ceremony today with Gov. Josh Shapiro.

Cooper, Policy Committee to Host ‘Aging with Confidence’ Hearing

Oct. 23, 2023 /

WHAT: Rep. Jill Cooper (R-Westmoreland) will host a hearing of the House Republican Policy Committee to discuss topics of guardianship; safety matters, such as avoiding fraudulent scams that target seniors; and advocating for policies that will promote their well-being, autonomy and dignity.

Cooper: Process to Push Bad Election Reforms Silenced Citizens

Oct. 06, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jill Cooper (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement after voting against a legislative proposal to revise election laws Thursday and after several late-night procedural maneuvers orchestrated by the House Democrats after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.