Delozier, Jozwiak, Rigby, Kauffman Urge Responsible Prison Time

Oct. 28, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Following the release of cop-killer Russell “Maroon” Shoatz ordered by a Philadelphia Common Pleas judge, Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) and Rep. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) announced today they will be introducing legislation to limit the law that gives judges discretion in granting early release to murderers and other serious violent offenders.

Jozwiak Votes for State Budget with No New or Increased Taxes

Jun. 25, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) today in Harrisburg voted for the state budget bill approved by the House that would fund the core functions of government without raising taxes or increasing any fees while also setting money aside in the Commonwealth’s version of a family savings account.

Jozwiak Votes for Election Reform Bill Approved by House

Jun. 22, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The state House today in Harrisburg approved legislation co-sponsored by state Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) that would make it easier for eligible voters to participate in Pennsylvania elections while cracking down on election fraud, all in an effort to improve public trust in the outcomes of the Commonwealth’s election process.

Jozwiak Offers His Priorities Following Governor’s Budget Proposal

Feb. 03, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Following the governor’s budget address today in Harrisburg, where he proposed increasing the state income tax paid by small businesses and working Pennsylvanians by 46% without dedicating any of the new revenue to property tax reductions or elimination, state Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) offered the following statement:

Jozwiak Tests Positive for COVID-19

Dec. 10, 2020 /

Jozwiak Tests Positive for COVID-19

READING – Pennsylvania state Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks), who serves the 5th Legislative District covering part of Berks County, today announced he tested positive for COVID-19.

Jozwiak to Unveil Sign FRIDAY Naming Local Road After Fallen Police Officer

Oct. 14, 2020 /

WHAT: A ceremony to unveil a new sign designating a 4-mile stretch of state Route 183 in front of the Reading Regional Airport in Berks County as the Trooper Wayne C. Ebert Memorial Highway. Ebert was killed on June 7, 1978, while directing traffic at the Reading air show. While performing his duties on Route 183, Ebert was struck and killed by a pickup truck.

Jozwiak and Colleagues Fall Short in Effort to Override Governor’s Veto Regulating School Sport Participation

Sep. 23, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – After the state House today fell short in its effort to override the governor’s veto of a bill that would have empowered local officials to determine policies and procedures for students to participate in and families to attend school sports and extracurricular activities, state Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks), who voted for the override, issued the following statement:

Jozwiak Supports ‘Protect and Serve Initiative’ Approved by House

Jun. 24, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In the wake of the tragic death of George Floyd and the international protests calling for criminal justice improvements, former law enforcement officer and current state Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) today in Harrisburg voted for two bills approved by the House in a bipartisan Protect and Serve Initiative aimed at reforming police practices and strengthening their partnerships with the communities they serve.

Jozwiak Votes for Partial State Budget Approved by House

May. 27, 2020 /

HARRISBURG –State Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) today issued the following statement after he and a majority of his House colleagues approved a partial state budget bill that would provide the same amount of funding for schools, colleges and universitiesas they received this year, while providing five months of funding for most other state government programs and services:

Jozwiak Closes Office to Public Amid Coronavirus Mitigation Efforts

Mar. 17, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) today announced his district office at the Reading Regional Airport is temporarily suspending walk-in service to local residents amid the Commonwealth’s ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19, commonly referred to as the coronavirus.

House Approves Jozwiak Anti-Baby-Trafficking Bill

Jan. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The state House today in Harrisburg approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) that would increase penalties for criminals convicted of trafficking babies.

Lawmakers, Advocates Highlight Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking

Jan. 17, 2020 /

WHAT: A press conference to detail and answer questions about a package of bills to fight human trafficking. The package is designed to guarantee the safety of victims, protect their privacy and make it safer for them to testify against their abusers. Since 2007, there have been more than 1,200 human trafficking cases in the Commonwealth.