Submitted Article Representative Karen Boback, 117th District, recently hosted a meeting between the Wyoming County Commissioners and representatives from the Lackawanna/Wyoming Farm Bureau at her Tunkhannock office. The purpose of the meeting was to involve all parties in their quest to support the farming community in the county. Joining Rep. BobackContinue Reading

State Representative Karen Boback recently had the pleasure of reading to the children at the Mehoopany (top) and Tunkhannock (above) Head Start Centers. She also handed out a ‘Great Moments in History’ Pennsylvania Coloring book for each of the children to enjoy.

Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) has been appointed by Gov. Tom Wolf to serve a second two-year term on the Pennsylvanian Commission for Women. She will be sworn in during the commission’s next quarterly meeting at the Governor’s Residence on Oct. 16. “It is truly an honor to be chosen byContinue Reading

Senior Expo guests learn about the myriad of frauds that target seniors in a session conducted by Terry Greene (top) from the Office of the Attorney General. Above, Tunkhannock Township Police Cpl. John Zdaniewicz Left) and officer Dustin Cokely have a chat with Rep. Karen Boback and constituent outreach specialistContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is warning students and borrowers to be wary of financial aid scams that could expose them to identity theft and significant financial loss, according to Rep. Karen Boback (Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming). In one recent example, scammers are fraudulently representing themselves as known studentContinue Reading

Submitted Article With a reminder that pure water is a constitutional right, state Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today introduced House Bill 930, legislation that would require public and non-public schools to test all outlets used for cooking and drinking annually for the presence of lead, and to ensure that saidContinue Reading

Submitted Article The PA House Judiciary Committee has unanimously passed legislation authored by state Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) that would provide civil immunity for damages resulting from forcibly entering a motor vehicle to rescue an individual. “I’ve been down this road before, as this is the third time I’ve introducedContinue Reading

Submitted Article State Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) invites 117th District residents planning to purchase the optional REAL ID to attend a free pre-verification event she is hosting on Monday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wyoming County Active Adult Center, 101 Dymond Terrace, Tunkhannock. “PennDOT representatives will be processingContinue Reading

Submitted Article Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach events for January. “Representatives from several different organizations will visit my district offices throughout January,” said Boback. “My staff and I offer these monthly outreach events to ensure residents of the 117th District have access to many of the greatContinue Reading

Submitted Article  The hours of operation for Rep. Karen Boback’s (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) district offices in Dallas and Tunkhannock will change effective Monday, Aug. 20. The offices, located at 105 Lt. Michael Cleary Dr. in Dallas and 133 W. Tioga St. in Tunkhannock, will now be open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30Continue Reading