Photos from Harrisburg and around the district

Rep. Frank Dermody welcomes a group from Riverview High School to Harrisburg.

Rep. Frank Dermody welcomes a group from Riverview High School to Harrisburg.



Dermody Welcomes Group From Riverview High School

Rep. Frank Dermody welcomes a group from Riverview High School to Harrisburg.

Rep. Dermody meets with Hannah Albright, a student at Penn State New Kensington, who was selected to present a project at the state Capitol as part of Pennsylvania's Undergraduate Research at the Capitol program. Hannah's project involves converting an abandoned building into a greenhouse. The research could allow cities to grow local produce for surrounding grocery stores and restaurants.

Rep. Dermody meets with Hannah Albright, a student at Penn State New Kensington, who was selected to present a project at the state Capitol as part of Pennsylvania's Undergraduate Research at the Capitol program. Hannah's project involves converting an abandoned building into a greenhouse. The research could allow cities to grow local produce for surrounding grocery stores and restaurants.



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Rep. Dermody meets with Hannah Albright, a student at Penn State New Kensington, who was selected to present a project at the state Capitol as part of Pennsylvania's Undergraduate Research at the Capitol program. Hannah's project involves converting an abandoned building into a greenhouse. The research could allow cities to grow local produce for surrounding grocery stores and restaurants.

Rep. Dermody meets with Hannah Albright, a student at Penn State New Kensington, who was selected to present a project at the state Capitol as part of Pennsylvania's Undergraduate Research at the Capitol program. Hannah's project involves converting an abandoned building into a greenhouse. The research could allow cities to grow local produce for surrounding grocery stores and restaurants.

Rep. Dermody meets with Hannah Albright, a student at Penn State New Kensington, who was selected to present a project at the state Capitol as part of Pennsylvania's Undergraduate Research at the Capitol program. Hannah's project involves converting an abandoned building into a greenhouse. The research could allow cities to grow local produce for surrounding grocery stores and restaurants.



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Rep. Dermody meets with Hannah Albright, a student at Penn State New Kensington, who was selected to present a project at the state Capitol as part of Pennsylvania's Undergraduate Research at the Capitol program. Hannah's project involves converting an abandoned building into a greenhouse. The research could allow cities to grow local produce for surrounding grocery stores and restaurants.

Syed Kaleem, Univ. of Pittsburgh Natural Science Major, Political Science Minor shadowed Rep. Frank Dermody on March 22, 2017.

Syed Kaleem, Univ. of Pittsburgh Natural Science Major, Political Science Minor shadowed Rep. Frank Dermody on March 22, 2017.



Pitt Day at the State Capitol

Syed Kaleem, Univ. of Pittsburgh Natural Science Major, Political Science Minor shadowed Rep. Frank Dermody on March 22, 2017.

American Cancer Society volunteers met with Representative Dermody on May 5, 2015. From left to right: Iris Strickland, Mary Marshall, Rep. Dermody, Paulette Brown and Teresa Segelson.

American Cancer Society volunteers met with Representative Dermody on May 5, 2015. From left to right: Iris Strickland, Mary Marshall, Rep. Dermody, Paulette Brown and Teresa Segelson.



American Cancer Society volunteer visit

American Cancer Society volunteers met with Representative Dermody on May 5, 2015. From left to right: Iris Strickland, Mary Marshall, Rep. Dermody, Paulette Brown and Teresa Segelson.

Rep. Dermody meets with constituents Megan Kwiatkowski of Cheswick, left, and Carolyn Ubinger of Indianola who visited the state Capitol on April 13 representing the PA Pharmacists Association.

Rep. Dermody meets with constituents Megan Kwiatkowski of Cheswick, left, and Carolyn Ubinger of Indianola who visited the state Capitol on April 13 representing the PA Pharmacists Association.



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Rep. Dermody meets with constituents Megan Kwiatkowski of Cheswick, left, and Carolyn Ubinger of Indianola who visited the state Capitol on April 13 representing the PA Pharmacists Association.

University of Pittsburgh interns met with Rep. Dermody on Pitt Day at the state Capitol. From left: Reena Naik and Haley Salera.

University of Pittsburgh interns met with Rep. Dermody on Pitt Day at the state Capitol. From left: Reena Naik and Haley Salera.



Pitt Day 2015

University of Pittsburgh interns met with Rep. Dermody on Pitt Day at the state Capitol. From left: Reena Naik and Haley Salera.

The Oakmont Boy Scout Troop 137 met with Frank Dermody to learn about state government for their government badge.

The Oakmont Boy Scout Troop 137 met with Frank Dermody to learn about state government for their government badge.



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The Oakmont Boy Scout Troop 137 met with Frank Dermody to learn about state government for their government badge.

Rep. Dermody with friends from the 33rd Legislative District visiting the capitol on Oct. 29, 2014.

Rep. Dermody with friends from the 33rd Legislative District visiting the capitol on Oct. 29, 2014.



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Rep. Dermody with friends from the 33rd Legislative District visiting the capitol on Oct. 29, 2014.

Frank Dermody and friends at the Frank Dermody Senior Health and Services Fair held Sept. 26, 2014 at the Pittsburgh Mills Mall.

Frank Dermody and friends at the Frank Dermody Senior Health and Services Fair held Sept. 26, 2014 at the Pittsburgh Mills Mall.



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Frank Dermody and friends at the Frank Dermody Senior Health and Services Fair held Sept. 26, 2014 at the Pittsburgh Mills Mall.

Frank Dermody and friends at the Frank Dermody Senior Health and Services Fair held Sept. 26, 2014 at the Pittsburgh Mills Mall.

Frank Dermody and friends at the Frank Dermody Senior Health and Services Fair held Sept. 26, 2014 at the Pittsburgh Mills Mall.



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Frank Dermody and friends at the Frank Dermody Senior Health and Services Fair held Sept. 26, 2014 at the Pittsburgh Mills Mall.

During the Sept. 7, 2014 communitywide picnic in Riverside Park, Oakmont Council President Nancy Ride accepts a copy of House Resolution 679 from its prime sponsor state Rep. Frank Dermody. The resolution celebrates Oakmont's 125th anniversary.

During the Sept. 7, 2014 communitywide picnic in Riverside Park, Oakmont Council President Nancy Ride accepts a copy of House Resolution 679 from its prime sponsor state Rep. Frank Dermody. The resolution celebrates Oakmont's 125th anniversary.



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During the Sept. 7, 2014 communitywide picnic in Riverside Park, Oakmont Council President Nancy Ride accepts a copy of House Resolution 679 from its prime sponsor state Rep. Frank Dermody. The resolution celebrates Oakmont's 125th anniversary.

Rep. Frank Dermody leads a House Democratic Caucus news conference calling for a better state funding formula for schools across Pennsylvania.

Rep. Frank Dermody leads a House Democratic Caucus news conference calling for a better state funding formula for schools across Pennsylvania.



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Rep. Frank Dermody leads a House Democratic Caucus news conference calling for a better state funding formula for schools across Pennsylvania.

Rep. Dermody, community leaders and Riverview School District students take part in the dek hockey rink dedication at Riverside Park, Oakmont.

Rep. Dermody, community leaders and Riverview School District students take part in the dek hockey rink dedication at Riverside Park, Oakmont.



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Rep. Dermody, community leaders and Riverview School District students take part in the dek hockey rink dedication at Riverside Park, Oakmont.

Rep. Dermody, community leaders and Riverview School District students take part in the dek hockey rink dedication at Riverside Park, Oakmont.

Rep. Dermody, community leaders and Riverview School District students take part in the dek hockey rink dedication at Riverside Park, Oakmont.



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Rep. Dermody, community leaders and Riverview School District students take part in the dek hockey rink dedication at Riverside Park, Oakmont.

Rep. Dermody and community leaders take the first shots on goal following the dek hockey rink dedication at Riverside Park, Oakmont.

Rep. Dermody and community leaders take the first shots on goal following the dek hockey rink dedication at Riverside Park, Oakmont.



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Rep. Dermody and community leaders take the first shots on goal following the dek hockey rink dedication at Riverside Park, Oakmont.

Rep. Frank Dermody joins Rep. Patty Kim to support an increase in the minimum wage at a news conference at the Harrisburg YWCA. From left to right -- Kim, Dermody and Rep. Joe Markosek.

Rep. Frank Dermody joins Rep. Patty Kim to support an increase in the minimum wage at a news conference at the Harrisburg YWCA. From left to right -- Kim, Dermody and Rep. Joe Markosek.



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Rep. Frank Dermody joins Rep. Patty Kim to support an increase in the minimum wage at a news conference at the Harrisburg YWCA. From left to right -- Kim, Dermody and Rep. Joe Markosek.

Rep. Dermody is pictured with Emilio Saldari at his 2013 Senior Health and Services Fair.  More images from the event can be seen by <a href = 'http://www.pahouse.com/Dermody/grpGallery.asp?pgID=3130' >clicking here.</a>

Rep. Dermody is pictured with Emilio Saldari at his 2013 Senior Health and Services Fair. More images from the event can be seen by clicking here.



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Rep. Dermody is pictured with Emilio Saldari at his 2013 Senior Health and Services Fair. More images from the event can be seen by clicking here.

Rep. Frank Dermody hosted a Shredding Event on Oct. 12, 2013. Pictured are, from left: Tom Gehenio, Rep. Dermody, Theresa Gehenio, John Jones, John Green, and Christina Constantine.

Rep. Frank Dermody hosted a Shredding Event on Oct. 12, 2013. Pictured are, from left: Tom Gehenio, Rep. Dermody, Theresa Gehenio, John Jones, John Green, and Christina Constantine.



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Rep. Frank Dermody hosted a Shredding Event on Oct. 12, 2013. Pictured are, from left: Tom Gehenio, Rep. Dermody, Theresa Gehenio, John Jones, John Green, and Christina Constantine.

Residents unload documents at Rep. Frank Dermody’s Shredding Event on Oct. 12, 2013.

Residents unload documents at Rep. Frank Dermody’s Shredding Event on Oct. 12, 2013.



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Residents unload documents at Rep. Frank Dermody’s Shredding Event on Oct. 12, 2013.

An outdoor dek hockey rink recently was installed at Riverview Park in Oakmont with assistance from community volunteers. It was made possible by the cooperation of local, county and state officials including Rep. Frank Dermody. The multi-functional facility is sponsored by the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and Highmark and is adaptable for dek hockey, lacrosse, field hockey and soccer. More images can be seen by <a href= http://www.pahouse.com/Dermody/grpGallery.asp?pgID=1103>clicking here.</a>

An outdoor dek hockey rink recently was installed at Riverview Park in Oakmont with assistance from community volunteers. It was made possible by the cooperation of local, county and state officials including Rep. Frank Dermody. The multi-functional facility is sponsored by the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and Highmark and is adaptable for dek hockey, lacrosse, field hockey and soccer. More images can be seen by clicking here.



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An outdoor dek hockey rink recently was installed at Riverview Park in Oakmont with assistance from community volunteers. It was made possible by the cooperation of local, county and state officials including Rep. Frank Dermody. The multi-functional facility is sponsored by the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and Highmark and is adaptable for dek hockey, lacrosse, field hockey and soccer. More images can be seen by clicking here.

Rep. Frank Dermody presents a congratulatory citation to the West Deer Volunteer Fire Company #3 in recognition of their 50th anniversary.
Pictured from left to right are: President Dan Weber, Rep. Dermody, and Chief Josh Weigand.

Rep. Frank Dermody presents a congratulatory citation to the West Deer Volunteer Fire Company #3 in recognition of their 50th anniversary. Pictured from left to right are: President Dan Weber, Rep. Dermody, and Chief Josh Weigand.



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Rep. Frank Dermody presents a congratulatory citation to the West Deer Volunteer Fire Company #3 in recognition of their 50th anniversary. Pictured from left to right are: President Dan Weber, Rep. Dermody, and Chief Josh Weigand.

Rep. Dermody congratulates Pam Manning upon receiving the 2013 Governor's Award for Local Government Excellence.

Rep. Dermody congratulates Pam Manning upon receiving the 2013 Governor's Award for Local Government Excellence.



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Rep. Dermody congratulates Pam Manning upon receiving the 2013 Governor's Award for Local Government Excellence.

Rep. Frank Dermody welcomes guests who participated in the DePaul School for Hearing and Speech Advocacy Day at the Capitol on April 8, 2013. From left to right are DePaul School Alumni: Emily Greb, Taylor Billet and Samantha Rechter with Rep. Dermody.

Rep. Frank Dermody welcomes guests who participated in the DePaul School for Hearing and Speech Advocacy Day at the Capitol on April 8, 2013. From left to right are DePaul School Alumni: Emily Greb, Taylor Billet and Samantha Rechter with Rep. Dermody.



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Rep. Frank Dermody welcomes guests who participated in the DePaul School for Hearing and Speech Advocacy Day at the Capitol on April 8, 2013. From left to right are DePaul School Alumni: Emily Greb, Taylor Billet and Samantha Rechter with Rep. Dermody.

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan gave $10,000 of scholarship money to be used by families of Allegheny County.
Rep. Dermody marked the occasion by reading to kindergarteners at Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament school in Natrona Heights.

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan gave $10,000 of scholarship money to be used by families of Allegheny County. Rep. Dermody marked the occasion by reading to kindergarteners at Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament school in Natrona Heights.



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UnitedHealthcare Community Plan gave $10,000 of scholarship money to be used by families of Allegheny County. Rep. Dermody marked the occasion by reading to kindergarteners at Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament school in Natrona Heights.

Frank Dermody and other members of the House Democratic Caucus stand prior to taking their oath of office for the 2013-2014 session.

Frank Dermody and other members of the House Democratic Caucus stand prior to taking their oath of office for the 2013-2014 session.



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Frank Dermody and other members of the House Democratic Caucus stand prior to taking their oath of office for the 2013-2014 session.

Democratic Leader Frank Dermody speaks to one of the many constituents that attended his Senior and Health Services Fair.  More images from the October 2012 event can been seen in Rep. Dermody's slideshows.

Democratic Leader Frank Dermody speaks to one of the many constituents that attended his Senior and Health Services Fair. More images from the October 2012 event can been seen in Rep. Dermody's slideshows.



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Democratic Leader Frank Dermody speaks to one of the many constituents that attended his Senior and Health Services Fair. More images from the October 2012 event can been seen in Rep. Dermody's slideshows.

Democratic Leader Frank Dermody speaks to two of the many constituents that attended the Consumer Fair he co-hosted with Rep. Dom Costa and Rep. Tony DeLuca on August 24.

Democratic Leader Frank Dermody speaks to two of the many constituents that attended the Consumer Fair he co-hosted with Rep. Dom Costa and Rep. Tony DeLuca on August 24.



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Democratic Leader Frank Dermody speaks to two of the many constituents that attended the Consumer Fair he co-hosted with Rep. Dom Costa and Rep. Tony DeLuca on August 24.

Rep. Dermody pictured with Hines Ward during his May 22 visit to the capitol.

Rep. Dermody pictured with Hines Ward during his May 22 visit to the capitol.



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Rep. Dermody pictured with Hines Ward during his May 22 visit to the capitol.

Congratulations to Nicolas Baker of Cheswick, son of Dr. Barbara and Dayton Baker, for receiving the Legislative Appointment Initiative Scholarship to attend Valley Forge Military College.

Congratulations to Nicolas Baker of Cheswick, son of Dr. Barbara and Dayton Baker, for receiving the Legislative Appointment Initiative Scholarship to attend Valley Forge Military College.



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Congratulations to Nicolas Baker of Cheswick, son of Dr. Barbara and Dayton Baker, for receiving the Legislative Appointment Initiative Scholarship to attend Valley Forge Military College.

Leader Dermody welcomes friends and neighbors from the 33rd legislative district to the state Capitol on April 3rd.

Leader Dermody welcomes friends and neighbors from the 33rd legislative district to the state Capitol on April 3rd.



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Leader Dermody welcomes friends and neighbors from the 33rd legislative district to the state Capitol on April 3rd.

House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny, responds to Gov. Tom Corbett's budget address. For the second straight year, the governor's budget proposal cuts education, fails to address Pennsylvania's jobs crisis, is silent on a comprehensive transportation funding plan, and forces local tax increases.

House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny, responds to Gov. Tom Corbett's budget address. For the second straight year, the governor's budget proposal cuts education, fails to address Pennsylvania's jobs crisis, is silent on a comprehensive transportation funding plan, and forces local tax increases.



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House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny, responds to Gov. Tom Corbett's budget address. For the second straight year, the governor's budget proposal cuts education, fails to address Pennsylvania's jobs crisis, is silent on a comprehensive transportation funding plan, and forces local tax increases.

House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny, urges Gov. Tom Corbett to provide leadership on transportation funding for Pennsylvania at a news conference in Pittsburgh. The news conference was held to highlight the governor's inaction on the issue six months after his own commission released funding recommendations. Other Allegheny County House Democrats at the event included Democratic Appropriations Committee Chairman Joe Markosek (second from left), state Rep. Rob Matzie (fourth from left), House Democratic Caucus Chairman Dan Frankel (center)and state Rep. Dom Costa (right).

House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny, urges Gov. Tom Corbett to provide leadership on transportation funding for Pennsylvania at a news conference in Pittsburgh. The news conference was held to highlight the governor's inaction on the issue six months after his own commission released funding recommendations. Other Allegheny County House Democrats at the event included Democratic Appropriations Committee Chairman Joe Markosek (second from left), state Rep. Rob Matzie (fourth from left), House Democratic Caucus Chairman Dan Frankel (center)and state Rep. Dom Costa (right).



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House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny, urges Gov. Tom Corbett to provide leadership on transportation funding for Pennsylvania at a news conference in Pittsburgh. The news conference was held to highlight the governor's inaction on the issue six months after his own commission released funding recommendations. Other Allegheny County House Democrats at the event included Democratic Appropriations Committee Chairman Joe Markosek (second from left), state Rep. Rob Matzie (fourth from left), House Democratic Caucus Chairman Dan Frankel (center)and state Rep. Dom Costa (right).

Rep. Dermody speaks as Democratic leaders from the state House and Senate joined together to urge Gov. Tom Corbett and leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature to end their extreme ideological crusade and to begin leading on the issues that matter to working, middle-class families.

Rep. Dermody speaks as Democratic leaders from the state House and Senate joined together to urge Gov. Tom Corbett and leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature to end their extreme ideological crusade and to begin leading on the issues that matter to working, middle-class families.



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Rep. Dermody speaks as Democratic leaders from the state House and Senate joined together to urge Gov. Tom Corbett and leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature to end their extreme ideological crusade and to begin leading on the issues that matter to working, middle-class families.

Rep. Dermody enjoys reading 'Whose Shoes? A Shoe for Every Job' to the children at Valley Community Pre-School in Cheswick.

Rep. Dermody enjoys reading "Whose Shoes? A Shoe for Every Job" to the children at Valley Community Pre-School in Cheswick.



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Rep. Dermody enjoys reading "Whose Shoes? A Shoe for Every Job" to the children at Valley Community Pre-School in Cheswick.

Rep. Dermody is pictured with Ryan Tierney, Cara Dermody, Ken ''Spanky'' Lloyd, Bob 'Caveman' Aikman, and Bill Tierney at the Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Rep. Dermody is pictured with Ryan Tierney, Cara Dermody, Ken ""Spanky"" Lloyd, Bob 'Caveman' Aikman, and Bill Tierney at the Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony.



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Rep. Dermody is pictured with Ryan Tierney, Cara Dermody, Ken ""Spanky"" Lloyd, Bob 'Caveman' Aikman, and Bill Tierney at the Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

John McCormack, a retired newspaperman from the Scranton Times, congratulates Rep. Dermody for his induction into the Northeast Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame at a ceremony held in Scranton.

John McCormack, a retired newspaperman from the Scranton Times, congratulates Rep. Dermody for his induction into the Northeast Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame at a ceremony held in Scranton.



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John McCormack, a retired newspaperman from the Scranton Times, congratulates Rep. Dermody for his induction into the Northeast Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame at a ceremony held in Scranton.

Rep. Dermody congratulates Madison Pollock for being the first recipient of the Frank Dermody Female Athlete of the Year Award.

Rep. Dermody congratulates Madison Pollock for being the first recipient of the Frank Dermody Female Athlete of the Year Award.



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Rep. Dermody congratulates Madison Pollock for being the first recipient of the Frank Dermody Female Athlete of the Year Award.

Rep. Dermody at the Grand Opening of the Steel City Rowing Club in Verona, Pa with Randy Bryant, President of the Board of Directors for the Steel City Rowing Club.

Rep. Dermody at the Grand Opening of the Steel City Rowing Club in Verona, Pa with Randy Bryant, President of the Board of Directors for the Steel City Rowing Club.



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Rep. Dermody at the Grand Opening of the Steel City Rowing Club in Verona, Pa with Randy Bryant, President of the Board of Directors for the Steel City Rowing Club.

With high unemployment continuing to trouble Pennsylvania, House Democratic leader Frank Dermody urges his Republican counterparts to put aside a divisive social agenda and join Democrats in making jobs the priority item for legislative action.

With high unemployment continuing to trouble Pennsylvania, House Democratic leader Frank Dermody urges his Republican counterparts to put aside a divisive social agenda and join Democrats in making jobs the priority item for legislative action.



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With high unemployment continuing to trouble Pennsylvania, House Democratic leader Frank Dermody urges his Republican counterparts to put aside a divisive social agenda and join Democrats in making jobs the priority item for legislative action.

Rep. Dermody speaks to one of the many constituents who attended the Consumer Fair he co-hosted with Rep. DeLuca and Rep. Dom Costa.  To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Dermody's other galleries.

Rep. Dermody speaks to one of the many constituents who attended the Consumer Fair he co-hosted with Rep. DeLuca and Rep. Dom Costa. To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Dermody's other galleries.



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Rep. Dermody speaks to one of the many constituents who attended the Consumer Fair he co-hosted with Rep. DeLuca and Rep. Dom Costa. To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Dermody's other galleries.

Rep. Dermody speaks at a Capitol news conference protesting H.B. 934, legislation he said is designed to suppress voter turnout by requiring voters to provide valid photo identification each time they vote.

Rep. Dermody speaks at a Capitol news conference protesting H.B. 934, legislation he said is designed to suppress voter turnout by requiring voters to provide valid photo identification each time they vote.



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Rep. Dermody speaks at a Capitol news conference protesting H.B. 934, legislation he said is designed to suppress voter turnout by requiring voters to provide valid photo identification each time they vote.

House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody and the House Democratic Caucus at a Capitol news conference criticized Gov. Tom Corbett and Republicans in the legislature for proposing a state budget that would make severe cuts to critical education and health care programs while refusing to use any of the state’s burgeoning surplus to help ease the pain.

House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody and the House Democratic Caucus at a Capitol news conference criticized Gov. Tom Corbett and Republicans in the legislature for proposing a state budget that would make severe cuts to critical education and health care programs while refusing to use any of the state’s burgeoning surplus to help ease the pain.



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House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody and the House Democratic Caucus at a Capitol news conference criticized Gov. Tom Corbett and Republicans in the legislature for proposing a state budget that would make severe cuts to critical education and health care programs while refusing to use any of the state’s burgeoning surplus to help ease the pain.

House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody says Corbett’s tax shift budget will harm middle class working families.

House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody says Corbett’s tax shift budget will harm middle class working families.



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House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody says Corbett’s tax shift budget will harm middle class working families.

Democratic Leader Dermody, joined by colleagues, speaks against House rule changes proposed by Republican leadership that would stifle debate in legislature.

Democratic Leader Dermody, joined by colleagues, speaks against House rule changes proposed by Republican leadership that would stifle debate in legislature.



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Democratic Leader Dermody, joined by colleagues, speaks against House rule changes proposed by Republican leadership that would stifle debate in legislature.

Democratic Leader Dermody takes the oath of office during the swearing-in ceremony at the state Capitol on January 4th.

Democratic Leader Dermody takes the oath of office during the swearing-in ceremony at the state Capitol on January 4th.



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Democratic Leader Dermody takes the oath of office during the swearing-in ceremony at the state Capitol on January 4th.

The returning and incoming members of the House Democratic Caucus met on Tuesday, Nov. 16 and chose their leaders for the 2011-12 legislative session. They are Rep. Frank Dermody, Leader (center, seated); and (from left to right) Rep. Mike Hanna, Whip; Rep. Joe Markosek, Appropriations Committee Chairman; Rep. Mike Sturla, Policy Committee Chairman; Rep. Dan Frankel, Caucus Chairman; Rep. Jennifer Mann, Caucus Secretary; and Rep. Ron Buxton, Caucus Administrator.

The returning and incoming members of the House Democratic Caucus met on Tuesday, Nov. 16 and chose their leaders for the 2011-12 legislative session. They are Rep. Frank Dermody, Leader (center, seated); and (from left to right) Rep. Mike Hanna, Whip; Rep. Joe Markosek, Appropriations Committee Chairman; Rep. Mike Sturla, Policy Committee Chairman; Rep. Dan Frankel, Caucus Chairman; Rep. Jennifer Mann, Caucus Secretary; and Rep. Ron Buxton, Caucus Administrator.



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The returning and incoming members of the House Democratic Caucus met on Tuesday, Nov. 16 and chose their leaders for the 2011-12 legislative session. They are Rep. Frank Dermody, Leader (center, seated); and (from left to right) Rep. Mike Hanna, Whip; Rep. Joe Markosek, Appropriations Committee Chairman; Rep. Mike Sturla, Policy Committee Chairman; Rep. Dan Frankel, Caucus Chairman; Rep. Jennifer Mann, Caucus Secretary; and Rep. Ron Buxton, Caucus Administrator.

Route 28 construction and Marcellus Shale drilling were just two of the topics discussed at Rep. Dermody’s standing-room only town meeting held Oct. 12 at the West Deer Township Municipal Building in Cheswick.

Route 28 construction and Marcellus Shale drilling were just two of the topics discussed at Rep. Dermody’s standing-room only town meeting held Oct. 12 at the West Deer Township Municipal Building in Cheswick.



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Route 28 construction and Marcellus Shale drilling were just two of the topics discussed at Rep. Dermody’s standing-room only town meeting held Oct. 12 at the West Deer Township Municipal Building in Cheswick.

Rep. Frank Dermody recognized the 40th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre with a House resolution and welcomed some of the ballet company to the state Capitol. Pictured is House Speaker Keith McCall, Eva Trapp, a soloist with the ballet, and Dermody.

Rep. Frank Dermody recognized the 40th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre with a House resolution and welcomed some of the ballet company to the state Capitol. Pictured is House Speaker Keith McCall, Eva Trapp, a soloist with the ballet, and Dermody.



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Rep. Frank Dermody recognized the 40th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre with a House resolution and welcomed some of the ballet company to the state Capitol. Pictured is House Speaker Keith McCall, Eva Trapp, a soloist with the ballet, and Dermody.

State Rep. Frank Dermody, the majority whip, addresses the crowd at his town meeting in Harwick on April 7th.  Constituents discussed a number of topics with him, including Maglev, job creation, video poker and improvements to Route 28.

State Rep. Frank Dermody, the majority whip, addresses the crowd at his town meeting in Harwick on April 7th. Constituents discussed a number of topics with him, including Maglev, job creation, video poker and improvements to Route 28.



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State Rep. Frank Dermody, the majority whip, addresses the crowd at his town meeting in Harwick on April 7th. Constituents discussed a number of topics with him, including Maglev, job creation, video poker and improvements to Route 28.

State Rep. Frank Dermody shares a laugh with two constituents at his town meeting in Harwick.

State Rep. Frank Dermody shares a laugh with two constituents at his town meeting in Harwick.



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State Rep. Frank Dermody shares a laugh with two constituents at his town meeting in Harwick.

Hundreds attend Rep. Frank Dermody's 3rd annual senior Health Fair at the Shriners picnic pavilion. More than 50 organizations and vendors offered information about valuable services and programs that benefit older residents.

Hundreds attend Rep. Frank Dermody's 3rd annual senior Health Fair at the Shriners picnic pavilion. More than 50 organizations and vendors offered information about valuable services and programs that benefit older residents.



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Hundreds attend Rep. Frank Dermody's 3rd annual senior Health Fair at the Shriners picnic pavilion. More than 50 organizations and vendors offered information about valuable services and programs that benefit older residents.

Rep. Frank Dermody looks on as Gov. Ed Rendell signs his proposal to prevent child abuse. The law requires DPW to review and report on each child fatality and serious injury that stems from child abuse, while creating uniform standards for county children and youth agencies reviewing and reporting on these cases. Also pictured are Rep. Katie True and Sen. LeAnna Washington seated next to the governor, who also were involved in the bill becoming law.

Rep. Frank Dermody looks on as Gov. Ed Rendell signs his proposal to prevent child abuse. The law requires DPW to review and report on each child fatality and serious injury that stems from child abuse, while creating uniform standards for county children and youth agencies reviewing and reporting on these cases. Also pictured are Rep. Katie True and Sen. LeAnna Washington seated next to the governor, who also were involved in the bill becoming law.



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Rep. Frank Dermody looks on as Gov. Ed Rendell signs his proposal to prevent child abuse. The law requires DPW to review and report on each child fatality and serious injury that stems from child abuse, while creating uniform standards for county children and youth agencies reviewing and reporting on these cases. Also pictured are Rep. Katie True and Sen. LeAnna Washington seated next to the governor, who also were involved in the bill becoming law.