HARRISBURG, Oct. 26 – Patients concerned about the addictive effects of opioids could sign a voluntary nonopioid directive to deny their administration, under legislation amended and passed by the House, according to state Rep. Ed Gainey. Read more
HARRISBURG, Oct. 14 – State Rep. Ed Gainey said a $2.5 million grant released today by Gov. Tom Wolf will enhance the Bakery Square development and further connect it with the surrounding community. Read more
HARRISBURG, Oct. 14 – More than $3 million in grant funds from the state’s Multimodal Transportation Fund will be used to support two local projects focused on improving communities and providing recreational opportunities for residents, state Sen. Jay Costa, D-Allegheny, and state Rep. Ed Gainey, D-Allegheny, announced. Read more
HARRISBURG, Sept. 28 – State Rep. Ed Gainey, co-chairman of the bipartisan, legislative Pennsylvania Heroin, Opioid Prevention and Education Caucus (PA-HOPE), issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s address to a joint session of the General Assembly. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Ed Gainey joined colleagues from the legislative PA HOPE Caucus, Gov. Tom Wolf, Lt. Gov. Mike Stack, administration officials, advocates and families for a “Day of HOPE” rally at the state Capitol Rotunda calling for funding, support and educational efforts to combat Pennsylvania’s growing opioid epidemic. Read more
HARRISBURG, Sept. 20 – Calling for funding, support and educational efforts to combat Pennsylvania’s growing opioid epidemic, state Rep. Ed Gainey today joined his colleagues from the legislative PA HOPE Caucus, Gov. Tom Wolf, Lt. Gov. Mike Stack, administration officials, advocates and families for a “Day of HOPE” rally in the state Capitol Rotunda. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Ed Gainey hosted his Fourth Annual Senior Fair to help senior citizens and their families find the resources and information they need to live a safe and healthy life. Read more
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 30 – State Rep. Ed Gainey is inviting area senior citizens to his 4th annual Senior Fair. It will be held from noon until 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7 at the Homewood Coliseum, 7310 Frankstown Ave., Pittsburgh, 15208.
The state announced a new loan program dedicated to improving diverse small business participation. Read more
Applications for the PA Medical Marijuana Program’s Safe Harbor Letter are now available online for parents, legal guardians, caregivers, and spouses to administer medical marijuana within the state to minors in their care with physician-documented serious medical conditions. Read more
HARRISBURG, June 30 – State Rep. Ed Gainey said he voted for the 2016-17 state budget because it begins to address the opioid addiction crisis devastating families across Pennsylvania and it starts to fund the new medical marijuana program. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Ed Gainey, along with Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, welcomes members of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the BMe Community. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Ed Gainey spoke at a bipartisan press conference to address the prescription drug addiction crisis in Pennsylvania. Gainey urged the legislators standing with him to get people struggling with drug addiction into recovery before it's too late. Read more
HARRISBURG, June 23 – State Rep. Ed Gainey today joined his House colleagues and Gov. Tom Wolf at a bipartisan Capitol news conference highlighting efforts that have been completed and initiatives that will take place in the coming months to address the state’s devastating opioid crisis. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Ed Gainey speaks out against an effort to pass an unconstitutional law that would give Pennsylvania the most restrictive abortion law in the nation, telling the real-world stories of women whose lives and families would have been negatively impacted by this new law. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Ed Gainey pays tribute to the victims of the Pulse Nightclub mass shooting in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016. Gainey calls for renewed efforts for protections for the LGBT community in the wake of the attack, while also calling for an examination of gun laws to help prevent gun violence. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Ed Gainey was joined by marijuana reform advocates at a Capitol news conference to support legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in Pennsylvania. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Ed Gainey stands with his House colleagues of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus to honor the memory and legacy of Muhammad Ali. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Ed Gainey joined fellow legislators and Gov. Wolf in the first meeting of the HOPE Caucus, which stands for Heroin Opioid Prevention and Education, with the goal of better addressing the opioid addiction crisis in communities across Pennsylvania. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Ed Gainey stood with gun-safety advocates and victims of gun violence to rally behind a plan to enact universal background checks for gun purchases in Pennsylvania. Read more
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