Email Update: September 21

(Sep 22, 2022)

On Tuesday I joined my colleagues for a news conference in support of legislation to implement recommendations from a 2022 report on the misclassification of workers. This legislation would help thousands of workers and save millions of dollars annually for Pennsylvania. Read more

 

2022 Fall Newsletter

(Sep 16, 2022)

In this newsletter, you will find important community information,resources, and upcoming events that you may find useful in thecoming months. I would also like to remind you that my staffand I are ready to assist you with any state-related questions orissues. Read more

 

Email Update: September 14

(Sep 14, 2022)

Our annual Senior Fair last week was a huge success thanks to all of you! A special thank you to our event partner, Meadowood, for hosting us and to all the amazing vendors and speakers that provided such valuable information and resources for seniors in our community. I had a great time visiting with so many of you! Read more

 

Email Update: September 8

(Sep 08, 2022)

In this email, you will find back-to-school resources, a Legislative Fellowship Program opportunity, information on community events, and more. If you would like more updates like this as they happen, be sure to like and follow me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Read more

 

Email Update: August 25

(Aug 25, 2022)

Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual Family Fair last week at the Elmwood Park Zoo! My team and I enjoyed seeing so many friends and neighbors come out for a fun night at the zoo. Read more

 

Email Update: August 15

(Aug 15, 2022)

I hope you all had a great weekend and are enjoying the last few weeks of summer. It is hard to believe that the first day of school is right around the corner! In this email, you will find back to school resources, information on community events and more. Read more

 

Email Update: August 9

(Aug 09, 2022)

I hope you all had a great weekend and are enjoying these final weeks of summer. In this email, you will find resources, upcoming election updates, and information on community events. If you would like more updates like this as they happen, be sure to like and follow me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Read more

 

Email Update: August 2

(Aug 02, 2022)

In this email, you will find community resources, tips to stay safe during extreme heat conditions, and information on upcoming community events. If you would like more updates like this as they happen, be sure to like and follow me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Read more

 

Email Update: July 26

(Jul 26, 2022)

In this email you will find information on recent infrastructure investments in our community, available resources, an upcoming event, and how my office can help you with state-related services. Read more

 

Budget Update: Historic investments in our schools and communities

(Jul 26, 2022)

As chair of the House Appropriations Committee, I am pleased to relay that the 2022/23 state budget is complete and will positively impact our community in several ways. This budget invests in working families, students, seniors, and businesses in our community – all while lowering taxes. Read more

 

Housing, Public Health Infrastructure, and Clean Energy Funding Opportunities

(Jul 18, 2022)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs: Pregnancy Support Services Grant (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who May Apply : Any entity that is able to serve pregnant or postpartum women in recovery from SUD. Use : To provide support services to pregnant women and postpartum women in recovery from Substance Use Disorder (SUD). Funds: Awards up to $600,000. Application Deadline : July 29, 2022. More Information : Click on https://www.ddap.pa.gov/Documents/Funding%20documents/GIFA%2022-03%20Pregnancy%20Support%20Service.pdf . Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection: Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (Funding Source: General Fund) Who May Apply : School districts, municipalities, nonprofit organizations, and businesses in Pennsylvania. Use : To assist in a transition to cleaner fuel transportation. Funds : Up to $300,000 per applicant. Application Deadline : There are two application periods. The program will collect and review all applications submitted by August 26, 2022, and again by December 16, 2022. More Information : Click on https://www.dep.pa.gov/Citizens/GrantsLoansRebates/Alternative-Fuels-Incentive-Grant/Pages/default.aspx . Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Statewide Victim Witness Training Project 2023 Read more

 

House Democratic Leaders Blast Last-minute Effort to Politicize Women’s Access to Abortion, Implement Voter ID

(Jul 08, 2022)

Pennsylvania House Democratic Leaders released the following statement regarding Republican lawmaker’s last-minute attack on Pennsylvania women and voters before breaking for the summer recess. Read more

 

Email Update: July 6

(Jul 06, 2022)

In this letter, you will find information on community resources, upcoming events, and how my office can help you. Read more

 

House Democratic Leaders: Budget inaction frustrating and inexcusable

(Jul 01, 2022)

“The inaction we’ve seen is disappointing. With a $12 billion surplus, we can and should deliver for the people of Pennsylvania.“Rather than pass a timely budget that helps working families, we’ve been distracted by unrelated issues and interjected politics at the expense of in-state tuition for Pennsylvania students. Read more

 

Email Update: June 27

(Jun 27, 2022)

Congratulations to the Class of 2022! I have enjoyed seeing the photos and videos from graduation ceremonies throughout our community. In this email you will find information regarding COVID-19 vaccines for children, resources for seniors, grant opportunities, upcoming events and much more. Read more

 

House Democratic Leaders: Supreme Court decision will cost lives

(Jun 24, 2022)

“Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision will hurt women’s access to health care, disproportionately harming people of color and those struggling financially. While abortion is still safe and legal here in Pennsylvania despite the court’s decision, the truth is the commonwealth is one vote away from criminalizing women’s health care and the dire consequences that it would prompt – higher maternal mortality rates, spikes in unsafe abortions, and the prosecution of doctors and nurses who provide necessary health care. Because let’s be honest: outlawing abortion doesn’t stop abortion. Read more

 

Miss my latest Telephone Town Hall? Listen to the discussion here.

(Jun 22, 2022)

Find out what our friends & neighbors in Montgomery County had to say about the issues that matter. Read more

 

Email Update: June 21

(Jun 21, 2022)

In this email you will find information on state program deadlines, a transportation survey, upcoming events and some of my work on your behalf in Harrisburg. I invite you to call my office or send me an email. Please feel free to pass this update along to friends throughout our community, so they can keep in touch too. Read more

 

Environmental, re-entry, and recycling funding opportunities

(Jun 21, 2022)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Assessing Racial & Ethnic Disparities (R/ED) in PA’s Criminal Justice System (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who May Apply : Higher education institutions (public/not-for-profit), nonprofit organizations, and for-profit institutions (i.e., consulting firms). Use : To develop and implement a statewide research initiative to identify current R/ED levels using quantitative methods, understand potential drivers using qualitative methods, and make recommendations to chart a path forward. Funds : Up to $250,000. Application Deadline : July 12, 2022 More Information : Click on https://egrants.pccd.pa.gov/Public/OpenAnnouncements.aspx . Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Victim Advocacy – School District of Philadelphia (Funding Source: General Fund) Who May Apply: Organizations that provide direct services to crime victims and may be operated by a non-profit organization or public (governmental) agency, or a combination of such agencies or organizations. Use : To support students and their families who are victims of violence within the School District of Philadelphia. Funds : Up to $375,000 over three years. PCCD expects to fund one (1) applicant over a three-year project period. Application Deadline : Read more

 

Email Update: June 13

(Jun 13, 2022)

I hope you and your family find time to relax and enjoy the summer months ahead in Central Montgomery County. In this email you will find information on upcoming deadlines for student aid and Tropical Storm Ida relief, upcoming events and more. Read more