Senior Services Available

Sep. 17, 2020 /

Senior citizens living on fixed incomes face a lot of financial challenges, and the state has set up several programs to help ease some of their stress. My staff can assist seniors with applications or provide more information on any of these programs. Just stop in, call or email us.

Part I of PA State Budget Enacted - By Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks)

Jun. 04, 2020 /

Due to the unprecedented times we are currently experiencing, the General Assembly and the governor agreed upon a $25.8 billion state budget a month before the deadline in order to bring stability to those programs, services and agencies that rely on state funding. In order to provide that stability while also budgeting responsibly, the budget covers the next five months of funding with the exception of education and some human services programs, which are being funded for an entire 12 months.

Mackenzie Announces $71.3 Million in Federal CARES Act Funds for Berks and Lehigh Counties

May. 28, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today passed Senate Bill 1108, which sets the guidelines for the distribution of $2.6 billion in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding. Under the bill, $625 million would be designated for counties, with Berks County set to receive $38 million and Lehigh County set to receive $33.3 million to help address impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, announced Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Berks/Lehigh).

New Deadlines Result from COVID-19 Pandemic

Apr. 07, 2020 /

As we all continue to grapple with the changing world in which we currently find ourselves, government is doing what it can to ease deadlines and other mandates so more people have an opportunity to apply for and take care of certain government requirements.

2020 Census: What You Need to Know

Feb. 03, 2020 /

Every 10 years, the federal government conducts a census as mandated by the U.S. Constitution in Article 1, Section 2 that is used to gather important data about the American people and the economy. We have counted our population every 10 years since 1790.

Mackenzie Announces February Veterans Assistance Hours

Jan. 27, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – On Friday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) will be holding his monthly veterans assistance hours. At that time an outreach specialist from the American Legion will be available to meet with veterans to discuss the benefits and services they have earned.

Mackenzie Says PA UC Tax Rate Lowest in 30 Years

Jan. 09, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) today welcomed news of a 30-year record low in the unemployment compensation (UC) tax rate in Pennsylvania, and the revived health of the UC Trust Fund.

Veterans Assistance Hours Slated for Jan. 10, Says Mackenzie

Dec. 17, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) will be holding his monthly veterans assistance hours on Friday, Jan. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. At that time an outreach specialist from the American Legion will be available to meet with veterans to discuss the benefits and services they have earned.

Year in Review

Dec. 16, 2019 /

The year 2019 has been a busy one! I have been meeting with many constituents both in Harrisburg and the district listening to their concerns and ideas. I have also been attending a great many meetings, hearings, and tours to talk with experts and expand my education on various issues. I authored several legislative measures with two of them becoming law this past year. I am also already working on new legislative proposals for 2020.

Mackenzie Announces December Veterans Assistance Hours

Dec. 03, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) will be holding his monthly veterans assistance hours on Friday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. At that time an outreach specialist from the American Legion will be available to meet with veterans to discuss the benefits and services they have earned.

New Law Requires Construction Industry Employers to Use E-Verify System

Oct. 15, 2019 /

A new law I authored, known as the Construction Industry Employee Verification Act, recently became law and will take effect next year. This law will require employers in the construction industry to use the federal E-Verify system to ensure their new hires do not include individuals not authorized to work in the United States.

Mackenzie to Host Oct. 5 Shredder Event in Macungie

Sep. 17, 2019 /

HARRISBURG –Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) will host another of his popular shredder events on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Township Administration Building parking lot (outside Mackenzie’s district office). The address is 3400 Brookside Road, Macungie.

Mackenzie Announces Veterans Assistance Hours on July 19

Jul. 02, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh/Berks) announced that on Friday, July 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., his district office will host appointments with an outreach specialist from the American Legion for veterans who have questions about benefits and services they have earned.