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01/17/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) was assigned to serve on four standing House committees during the 2019-20 legislative session: Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Finance, Gaming Oversight and State Government.
01/07/2019
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01/01/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today took the oath of office to begin the 2019-20 legislative session in the state House of Representatives, his third term working for the 102nd Legislative District.
10/01/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) will host a Concealed Carry Seminar on Thursday, Oct. 25, for area residents to learn more about Pennsylvania’s firearm laws.
09/18/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today announced that the Northern Lebanon County Authority was awarded $85,714 in funding from the Commonwealth Finance Authority (CFA) for a sewer replacement project in Jonestown Borough.
08/21/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) has announced he will be hosting a special Hunting and Trapping Seminar on Thursday, Sept. 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Myerstown Rod and Gun Club, 999 N. College St. in Myerstown.
05/22/2018
MYERSTOWN – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) announced the Commonwealth Finance Authority, is awarding just over $1 million to Bayer Healthcare of Myerstown for a combined heat and power system improvement.
03/05/2018
LEBANON -- Rep. Russ Diamond (R/Lebanon) announced today he has removed himself as a co-sponsor of House Bill 722, which seeks to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to establish an independent redistricting commission in Pennsylvania. Diamond offered the following statement regarding his withdrawal of support for the bill:
02/05/2018
HARRISBURG – Several regional volunteer fire and emergency service companies in the 102nd Legislative District have been awarded grants by the Commonwealth to aid in their mission of protecting lives and property, Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) said today.
02/01/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today announced approval of an $11 million PENNVEST loan for the Keystone Protein Company of Fredericksburg to aid in construction of a new wastewater treatment plant.
01/26/2018
HARRISBURG – Working to ensure convenience and accessibility to state services, Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) is now offering satellite office hours at the Myerstown Library on the first Thursday of each month, starting Thursday, Feb. 1.
01/24/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) today announced that the Lebanon Valley Economic Development Corporation will receive a $400,000 loan from the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s (CFA) First Industries loan program.
11/21/2017
HARRISBURG – The House today unanimously passed legislation intended to prevent contact letters for PACE and PACENET benefits from being sent to dead persons, according to the bill’s author, Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon).
10/18/2017
HARRISBURG – Legislation designed to prevent contact letters from being sent to deceased persons and their families was approved by the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, according to the bill’s author, Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon).
09/27/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) said he has introduced legislation that would exempt emergency services personnel from jury duty in an effort to not compromise public safety.