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Bullock Encourages Men's Health Awareness

(Jun 14, 2016)

As Father's Day approaches and we celebrate Men's Health Week in Pennsylvania, Pa. state Rep. Donna Bullock encourages men to get regular checkups, have conversations with doctors and lead healthy lifestyles to help ensure a long life. Read more

 

Bullock Fights For The Environment

(Jun 14, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Donna Bullock joined fellow legislators and PennFuture, the Environmental Defense Fund and the Sierra Club to call on the General Assembly to stop the slew of environmentally dangerous legislation we’ve seen come before both the House and Senate recently. We must forge a sensible path forward that protects our environment for future generations and ensures Pennsylvania moves toward clean, renewable energy. Read more

 

Burgers and Basketball Father’s Day and Men’s Health Week celebration is June 18

(Jun 09, 2016)

PHILADLEPHIA, June 9 – State Rep. Donna Bullock will hold a Father’s Day and Men’s Health Week celebration from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at the Cozen Police Athletic League on 17th and Brown streets. Fathers, grandfathers, and community father figures will have the opportunity to play pick-up games of basketball, burgers will be served, and Bullock will discuss state legislation and programs related to men’s health and any state issue important to guests. Bullock’s constituent service staff also will be available to provide information, answers and assistance with state-related programs and services, including the Children’s Health Insurance Program, Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, PennDOT, PHEAA financial aid for college and more. For more information, please call Bullock’s office at 215-684-3738. Read more

 

Bullock: Bike to Work!

(May 16, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Donna Bullock says biking is more than just great exercise, it also improves our neighborhoods and environment. Bullock supports a resolution designating the month of May 2016 as "Bike Month," the week of May 16 through 20, 2016, as "Bike to Work Week" and May 20, 2016, as "Bike to Work Day" in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day in PA

(May 03, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Donna Bullock talks about her resolution which was approved by the House designating April 26th as "Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Bullock Welcomes Principal of the Year

(Apr 06, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Donna Bullock welcomed Lisa Kaplan from Andrew Jackson Elementary School in Philadelphia, who was awarded the 2015 Escalante-Gradillas Prize for Best in Education, as the best principal in the nation. Read more

 

Bullock to chair House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Welfare

(Mar 22, 2016)

HARRISBURG, March 22 – State Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Phila., today was appointed Democratic chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Health and Welfare, ascending to the position two months after her February assignment to the larger committee. House Appropriations Committee Democratic Chairman Joe Markosek made the appointment. “Representative Bullock’s professionalism and experience with a wide range of service providers make her a perfect fit to chair the Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Welfare,” Markosek said. “Her compassion and work for families and the vulnerable will help her vet critical pieces of legislation for this influential committee.” “It’s an honor to take on this new responsibility, and I look forward to learning more about the inner workings of the Appropriations Committee through this new lens,” Bullock said. “Health and welfare are two areas I’ve remained passionate about throughout my career in Philadelphia, and now in Harrisburg.” The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Welfare is responsible for any bill, resolution or other matter related to those subject areas. Members of the subcommittee return their work to the full Appropriations Committee with recommendations. Bullock's public service precedes her work in government. She has volunteered and served on several boards, task forces and coalitions, including Read more

 

POP UP mobile office services underway

(Mar 22, 2016)

My office staff will bring our constituent services to different locations throughout the legislative district this spring. We can help you with any state issue that you might have, including with property tax and rent rebates, birth and death certificates, LIHEAP, PACE cards for seniors, or issues with PennDOT, and many more state services. Read more

 

Bullock Fights for Lead-Free Water

(Mar 22, 2016)

In the wake of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, Pa. state Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Phila, on March 22, 2016 discusses the importance of new legislation aimed at protecting Pennsylvanians from potential lead contamination from aging paint and water pipes. Read more

 

Bullock: Diverse Workforce Benefits Everyone

(Mar 03, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Donna Bullock has been asking the management of Pennsylvania departments and agencies during state budget hearings about the hiring of women and minorities. Bullock believes Pennsylvania needs to be a model for public and private sector hiring by having a workforce the reflects the population of the people they serve. Read more

 

Bullock Inquires About Urban Air Quality

(Mar 02, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Donna Bullock talked with Pennsylvania Department of Environment Protection Secretary John Quigley about the current status of air quality, especially in urban areas like Philadelphia. Read more

 

Bullock Urges Transit Access for All

(Mar 01, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Donna Bullock questions Department of Transportation Secretary Leslie Richards about making all public transit stations handicap accessible and the current diversity in the workforce in the Department of Transportation. Read more

 

Property Tax/Rent Rebate forms available at my office

(Feb 15, 2016)

Forms for Pennsylvania’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for the 2015 tax year are available at my district office – and my staff is ready to help you file yours for free ! The rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians 65 or older, widows and widowers 50 or older, and people with disabilities 18 or older. The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters. Half of Social Security income is excluded and the maximum standard rebate is $650. Claimants must reapply for rebates every year because they are based on annual income and property taxes or rent paid each year. Spouses, personal representatives or estates may file rebate claims on behalf of deceased claimants who lived at least one day in 2015 and meet all other eligibility criteria. The oft-extended deadline to apply for a rebate on property taxes or rent paid in 2015 is June 30, 2016, and the rebates normally are distributed by the Deparment of Revenue beginning July 1. So, the sooner you file, the sooner you will receive your money. Read more

 

Bullock appointed to House Appropriations Committee

(Feb 10, 2016)

State Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Phila., was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee today. Bullock also serves on the Aging & Older Adult Services, Liquor Control, State Government and Policy committees. "It’s a tremendous honor and privilege to be named to the Appropriations Committee, and I look forward to working with new colleagues to help get Pennsylvania out of this budget deadlock," she said. "I’m pleased to have the trust of my caucus leadership to undertake this important role." Read more

 

Moms Clean Air Force: Interview with Rep. Bullock

(Feb 08, 2016)

This is a Moms Clean Air Force exclusive interview with Pennsylvania State Representative Donna Bullock: Read more

 

Women's Law Project: I Want to Believe We Can Achieve Equal Pay in Pennsylvania: Bullock

(Jan 29, 2016)

Today is the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. As we reflect on the progress made toward equal pay and how far we still need to go to achieve it, we are pleased to welcome Rep. Donna Bullock as a guest writer. Read more

 

Turkey giveaway is 3 p.m. Tuesday in Strawberry Mansion

(Nov 23, 2015)

State Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Phila., announced today that the Strawberry Mansion Neighborhood Action Center will be giving out turkeys and trimmings at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24 at the Strawberry Mansion NAC office, 2829 W. Diamond St. Bullock will be in Harrisburg for House session, but representatives from her office will be on hand to assist anyone with state-related matters and help hand out more than 100 turkeys. Read more

 

Bullock: Police Protection Bill Too Vague

(Nov 18, 2015)

Pa. state Rep. Donna Bullock says a measure aimed to protect police officers involved in a shooting from having their names publicly released is too vague in how it would be enforced and could end up hurting victims and their families. Read more

 

Bullock Fights to Preserve Historic University

(Nov 10, 2015)

Pa. state Rep. Donna Bullock is joined by hundreds of students to demand the Commonwealth do more to help Cheyney University – America’s oldest historically Black institution of higher education – as it struggles to survive in a time of budget crisis and faltering student enrollment. Read more

 

Bullock: End Youth Homelessness

(Oct 26, 2015)

Pa. state Rep. Donna Bullock supports H.R. 544, which brings awareness to the growing problem of youth homelessness in the commonwealth. Bullock says she knows firsthand the negative effects homelessness can have on young children, and more needs to be done to make sure our children have consistency both at home and at school. H.R. 544 names Nov. 2 through 6 as “Pennsylvania Education for Youth Experiencing Homelessness Awareness Week” and Nov. 6, 2015 as “Red Shirt Day” in Pa. Read more