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District Office
1331 12th Avenue, Suite 104
Gables Office Building
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 946-7218
Fax: (814) 949-7915

Capitol Office
429 Irvis Office Building
PO Box 202079
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2079 
Phone: 717-787-6419
(717) 787-6419
Fax: (717) 782-2923

Email: jmcginnis@pahousegop.com

Latest News
10/15/2018
ALTOONA – Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) is hosting his final town hall meeting in Altoona on Wednesday, Oct. 24. The event will be combined with an open house and take place at his district office, 1331 12th Ave. (the former Gables building).
06/20/2018
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today passed a $32.7 billion budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018-19 that increases education funding to historic levels while increasing overall spending by 2.25 percent over Fiscal Year 2017-18. No new fees or tax increases are part of the budget deal. The budget bill now goes to the Senate for consideration.
05/17/2018
ALTOONA – In his continuing effort to stay in touch with constituents, Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) is hosting a town hall meeting in Altoona on Thursday, May 31. The meeting will be held in the theater at the Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Ave., from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The theater is located in the library’s lower level.
01/29/2018
ALTOONA – Five fire and EMS organizations in the 79th Legislative District have been awarded nearly $62,000 in funding through the 2017-18 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program, Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) announced today.
11/21/2017
ALTOONA – Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) is scheduled to be released from UPMC Altoona on Tuesday, Nov. 21. He was admitted to the hospital on Saturday, Nov. 18, with stroke-like symptoms. Subsequent tests confirmed McGinnis had suffered a moderate stroke.
11/14/2017
HARRISBURG – The state’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now accepting applications for home heating assistance grants, Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) said today.
10/23/2017
ALTOONA – In his continuing effort to stay in touch with constituents, Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) is hosting a town hall meeting in Altoona on Monday, Oct. 30. The event will be held in the theater at the Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Ave., from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The theater is located in the library’s lower level.
09/12/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) today joined other pension reform advocates at a Capitol news conference to urge the General Assembly to continue working on addressing Pennsylvania’s public pension crisis.
06/30/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) today cast a no vote on the General Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2017-18, which passed in the House of Representative by a count of 173-27. House Bill 218 now goes to Gov. Tom Wolf for consideration.
06/29/2017
HARRISBURG – In an effort to make Pennsylvania election days a more pleasant experience for voters, Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) has introduced legislation that would expand the electioneering-free zone at polling places.
06/08/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) today voted against legislation that would reform Pennsylvania’s two public pension systems. The House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 1 by a vote of 143-53 and sent it to Gov. Tom Wolf, who is expected to sign the measure into law next week.
05/17/2017
ALTOONA – In his continuing effort to stay in touch with constituents, Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) is hosting a town hall meeting in Altoona on Thursday, June 1. The meeting will be held in the theater at the Altoona Area Public Library, 1600 5th Ave., from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The theater is located in the library’s lower level.
04/11/2017
HARRISBURG – Tax-free savings accounts aimed at helping people with disabilities save money for future care and services are now available through the Pennsylvania Treasury, Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) announced today.
04/04/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) today voted against House Bill 218, the budget bill for fiscal year 2017-18 which was passed by the House of Representatives by a vote of 114-84. The spending plan totals $31.52 billion, which is $815 million less than Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal, and includes no tax increases or borrowing.
02/07/2017
HARRISBURG – Fire and ambulance organizations in the 79th Legislative District have been awarded more than $71,000 in funding through the 2016-17 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program, Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) announced today.