Welcome to "Mike's Memo," an update on what's
happening in the 48th Legislative District, the State Capitol, and the progress
of my legislative priorities. If you haven't done so already, please take a few
moments to visit my website at
www.senatorfolmer.com to learn more about issues that may affect you and
Week of April 17, 2017
I had a great conversation with
Lebanon Valley College students at the Capitol! Left to
Right: Jacob Whitfield, History Education; JR Capatch, Business
Administration; Meghan Ross, Early Childhood and Special Education; Shilesky
Montalvo, English Pre-Law, and; Edwin Wright, Vice President of Enrollment
Management. Great group!
Medical Marijuana Program Draft Temporary Regulations
PA Department of Health has posted
Medical Marijuana Program
draft temporary regulations relating to physicians and practitioners for
public comment until April 20. Additionally, physicians and health care
providers are encouraged to participate in a
survey relating to implementation of the
Medical Marijuana Program to date.
Letter to IRRC Regarding State Board of Education
Final-Form Regulation #6-336
I recently submitted a letter for my concerns to be on the record regarding
State Board of Education
Final-Form Regulation #6-336 (IRRC
#3146): “Nonimmunized Children.” You can read the letter with my concerns
Required ESM Training for DGRMP Funds
Per the April 2017
PA Borough News, if your borough is involved in the maintenance of unpaved
and/or low volume roads, and wants to apply for the Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume
Road Maintenance Program (DGRMP),
the Environmentally Sensitive Maintenance (ESM) training course is required.
Those in charge of work plan development and project implementation from the
road-owning entity must attend ESM training within the past five years.
Training for Dauphin and Lebanon counties is July 12 & 13 at the Holiday Inn
Grantville. For a list of all 2017 ESM trainings, click
here. The ESM course is free to municipal, county and state agencies
involved with PA’s
DGRMP. For more information, contact Roy Richardson,
DGRMP Coordinator at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (717) 772-2103.
PA Heritage: Wish You Were Here by Josh Stahlman,
Training at Indiantown Gap
PA State Archives archivist, wrote the “Wish You Were Here” Training at
Indiantown Gap story in the Winter 2017
Pennsylvania Heritage magazine, According to
PA Heritage, “’Wish You Were Here’ is a joint feature of the
PA Historical and Museum Commission’s
State Historic Preservation Office and the
PA State Archives, reflecting the value of postcards as tools for learning
about the past.” You can read this feature here.
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