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
By Tony Raap | Thursday, May 5, 2016, 5:45 p.m.
The criminal justice system should ease punishments for nonviolent drug offenders as part of a broader effort to curb Pennsylvania's opioid epidemic, Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday during a roundtable discussion with elected officials and health care professionals in Pittsburgh. Read more
By Rich Lord / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The opioid and heroin crisis is doing even more than spreading addiction and spurring record-shattering numbers of overdoses, Gov. Tom Wolf learned today when he came to Homewood for one in a series of roundtable discussions about the issue around the state. Read more
PITTSBURGH — State Rep. Ed Gainey is fighting for a change in the wake of his sister's murder. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Ed Gainey talks about his efforts to change how the "war on drugs" is fought. Fighting heroin and prescription drug abuse by jailing addicts hasn't slowed Pennsylvania's drug epidemic; Gainey is looking for other legislators to join him in addressing the root cause of the crisis: addiction. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Ed Gainey says now that Medical Marijuana is finally legal in Pennsylvania like it is in 23 other states people struggling with disabilities and chronic diseases will finally have legal access to the medicine they need. Read more
HARRISBURG, April 13 – State Rep. Ed Gainey said today’s House concurrence on legislation that would legalize medical marijuana nears the end of a long struggle for family advocates who have fought tirelessly to help ease their loved ones’ pain. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Ed Gainey speaks about the House’s passage of a medical marijuana bill Wednesday that will help deliver vital medicine to people who are suffering. The bill now goes to the governor to be signed into law. Read more
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