Submitted Article  Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) has been named one of the Commonwealth’s 100 most influential female leaders by City & State Pennsylvania Magazine, which released its inaugural “Power of Diversity: Women 100” list. The magazine’s honorees include “female public servants, business executives, nonprofit leaders, advocates, academics and others whoContinue Reading

Submitted Article & Photo Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) was honored to receive the Guardian of Small Business award from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) for the 2021-22 session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The award is based on a voting record which encourages the success of smallContinue Reading

Submitted Article Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, on Tuesday convened a public hearing in Harrisburg on Wednesday to examine Pennsylvania’s emergency medical services (EMS) crisis. The committee heard from stakeholder groups about the recruitment and retention of personnel, financial needs,Continue Reading

Representative Karen Boback, 117th Legislative District, discusses the importance of our voting rights with recent inductees to the Pennsylvania Voter Hall of Fame from Wyoming County. Representative Boback congratulated them on their commitment to civic duty, and for 50 years of voting in the Commonwealth. Pictured from left to rightContinue Reading

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.Continue Reading

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