Minsi Lake Dam And Spillway Project

State Rep. Joe Emrick receives an update of the rebuild project for the Minsi Lake Dam. Located in Northampton County, Minsi Lake is a 117-acre lake and wilderness park within a 300-acre reserve containing hiking trails and wetlands.

State Budget Plan Moving Ahead

Rep. Joe Emrick comments on the 2019-20 Pennsylvania state budget proposal. The budget plan includes no new taxes, historic levels of funding for education, and saves for the future.

Emrick Welcomes Guests To House Floor

On June 25, 2019, State Representative Joe Emrick welcomes guests to the House Chambers.

Emrick Comments On Property Tax Relief Act

On Monday, June 10th, Pa. State Rep. Joe Emrick mentions to the Senate Finance Committee that he intends to re-introduce legislation that would make technical corrections to the Property Tax Relief Act.

Recognizing July As MECP2 Duplication Syndrome Awareness Month

Pa. State Rep. Joe Emrick welcomes guest Jackson Miller and his parents to the House floor to help designate July as MECP2 Duplication Syndrome Awareness Month in Pennsylvania.

Emrick Honors Local Youth Volunteer

On Wednesday, May 1, state Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Slate Belt) honored on the House floor Nazareth Area High School senior Alysse Danyi, an outstanding, long-time volunteer in the Lehigh Valley.

General Assembly Holds Clean Fill Hearing in Northampton County

On Monday, Rep. Emrick attended a hearing on clean fill and regulated fill standards at 10 a.m. at Wind Gap Middle School. Abandoned slate quarries in the Slate Belt are the recipients of a high volume of fill material from New York and New Jersey, and concerns exist over the environmental impact of these activities. Testifiers include representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Upper Mount Bethel Township and Bangor Borough.

Emrick Endorses State Budget Legislation

The state House today approved the general appropriations portion of the state budget package for the 2018-19 fiscal year. State Rep. Joe Emrick discusses why he supported House Bill 2121, which now goes to the state Senate for consideration.

Emrick Questions PFBC Executive Director About Financial Practices

On Tuesday, March 27, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) presented its annual report to members of the House Game and Fisheries Committee. During the report, state Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Northampton County) questioned PFBC Executive Director John Arway about his desire to cut $2 million in programs, despite the existence of a significant unrestricted fund balance.

Audit of Pa. Game Commission

Pa. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and Pa. State Rep. Dave Maloney hold a press conference to announce an audit of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.