Curry welcomes The School of Philadelphia Ballet to Delaware County for youngest residents

(Aug 25, 2023)

“I am a proud supporter of the arts,” Curry said. “That is why I am excited to bring this program from the School of Philadelphia Ballet to the 164th Legislative District. Children in the district can take part in a free class presented by one of the best ballet schools in the nation, right here in my district.” Read more


E-Blast: Backpack Giveaway Success, Upcoming Events & more!

(Aug 18, 2023)

September is around the corner, as more and more students are either moving into dorms or gearing up for the upcoming school year. Read more


Curry to hold several pop-up backpack events

(Aug 11, 2023)

“We are beyond excited to bring back this great giveaway,” Curry said. “I hope students and their families will come out to one of our events in the district so we can answer their questions, give them a new backpack with supplies, and get them ready for school!” Read more


E-Blast: Backpack Giveaway, Youth Legislative Council & more!

(Aug 11, 2023)

In just a matter of weeks, it will be time to get back to school! While we're all trying to enjoy the remainder of summer, we're also gearing up for our backpack giveaway event this coming week! Read more


Back to School Backpack Pop-up

(Aug 07, 2023)

Our Back to School Backpack Pop-up event is returning! Residents of the 164th in need of backpacks and school supplies can get fully prepared for the 2023-2024 school year. Read more


E-Blast: State Budget Update, National Night Out & more!

(Aug 04, 2023)

What a way to welcome August! While the year continues to fly by, we've had some exciting events to kick off the final month of Summer. Read more


E-Blast: Upcoming Events, Around the 164th & more!

(Jul 28, 2023)

As we turn the page from July to August, we are expecting a month full of exciting events before we need to start thinking about heading back to school! Read more


E-Blast: Youth Legislative Council, Around the 164th & more!

(Jul 21, 2023)

With some extended time away from Harrisburg, we're already looking forward to events both near and far. We kicked off our Youth Legislative Council this week with an orientation meeting. I'm looking forward to working with these young aspiring individuals and give them insight into the life and responsibilities of a state legislator. Read more


E-Blast: Back in the 164th, Summer Legislative Council & more!

(Jul 14, 2023)

Summer is in full swing and I am happy to have some extended time back in the 164th District. Read more


E-Blast: Budget Passes, Fireworks & More!

(Jul 07, 2023)

In a bipartisan vote late Thursday night, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives concurred in Senate amendments to the 2023-24 state budget bill (H.B. 611), which now heads to Gov. Josh Shapiro for approval. Gov. Shapiro is expected to line-item veto a controversial program added late by the Senate to divert public money to private schools, which is why I ultimately felt safe to vote for the bill. Read more


Curry votes for state budget, cites 2nd largest infusion of school money

(Jul 07, 2023)

HARRISBURG, July 7 – State Rep. Gina H. Curry voted in favor of the 2023-24 Pennsylvania budget bill (H.B. 611), which now heads to Gov. Josh Shapiro for approval. Shapiro is expected to line-item veto a controversial program added late by the Senate to divert public money to private schools, which is why Curry said that she ultimately felt safe to vote for the bill. “The budget commits the second largest infusion of money to our K-12 schools in Pa. budget history, so it’s reassuring to know that a new Democratic House majority, a Republican Senate and a new governor can come together and pass a bipartisan budget in the right direction for Pennsylvania,” she said. “From here, we need to build on our bipartisan framework and deliver government that works for all of Pennsylvania.” Curry said that while there is much more to be done in future budgets, this year’s also makes historic investments in public safety, health care, community and economic development, and much more. $1 billion in K-12 education with the largest increase to basic ed funding in history. $10 million for student teacher stipends. Free breakfast for all students & expanded free lunches. $50 million in whole home repair. $20 million to fund the historically disadvantaged business program. Investments in apprenticeships and vocational/technical education. Funding for indigent defense for first Read more


Infrastructure, Housing, Transportation, and Safety Funding Opportunities

(Jul 06, 2023)

Below are several grant programs that are currently open for applications. PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Historical & Museum Commission: Cultural and Historical Support Grant Program Who May Apply: Museums that are in Pennsylvania with annual operating budgets exceeding $100,000 (excluding capital and in-kind services) and at least one full-time professional staff person and that are not supported by other state agency funding programs and official County Historical Societies designated as the official historical society for the county. Use: The goal of this program is to strengthen Pennsylvania’s museums and allow applicants to determine how to use funds for operating expenses. Eligible expenses include, but are not limited to, salaries, benefits, insurance, food service, travel, professional development, marketing, and equipment. Funds: Grant awards range from $2,500 to $65,000. Application Deadline: November 7, 2023 More information: PHMC Website Department of Community and Economic Development: Pennsylvania Strategic Investments to Enhance Sites (PA SITES) Program Who May Apply: Municipality, Economic Development Organization, Redevelopment Authorities, Municipal Authorities, Industrial Development Agencies. For-profit businesses are not eligible to apply for the PA SITES Program. However, an eligible applicant may apply for a site owned and controlled by the Read more


E-Blast: Budget Update, Around the District & more!

(Jun 30, 2023)

The deadline is here, and the House has had our proposed budget ready for some time now. The usual bickering and political games continue to rear their ugly heads here in Harrisburg. Read more


PA Women’s Health Caucus committed to maintaining abortion access in PA

(Jun 23, 2023)

Long before the Dobbs decision was handed down, the Women’s Health Caucus fought to ensure that Pennsylvanians have the right to make private, personal medical decisions. And we always will. Read more


E-Blast: Minimum Wage, Maternal Morbidity Bill, & more!

(Jun 23, 2023)

Another productive week in the House saw more bills giving more power to the people in Pennsylvania. Read more


Legislation to better track maternal morbidity sent to Shapiro to become law

(Jun 22, 2023)

The Pennsylvania Women’s Health Caucus is applauding the unanimous House passage of legislation that would ensure proper data collection on maternal morbidity as lawmakers work to reduce the alarming number of pregnancy-related deaths in the state. The bill now heads to Gov. Josh Shapiro for his signature. Read more


E-Blast: Session Recap, Grants Awarded & More!

(Jun 16, 2023)

Another week of session has come and gone with more and more legislation passing through the state House. As always, we are working hard to pass bills that will help all sorts of Pennsylvanians. Here are a few highlights from the week that I wish to share with you. Read more


House Health Committee reports out key bill to improve Black maternal health

(Jun 14, 2023)

Tori Bowie’s tragic death shows that a person’s socioeconomic situation does not matter in the maternal mortality crisis plaguing our nation, especially for Black women. When I think about Tori, her birthing journey should not have ended that way. Eclampsia, if it is caught early as preeclampsia, can be treated. It’s time to take all steps necessary to ensure that birthing people have the research, resources and support behind them as they move through their birthing journey. Read more


E-Blast: Session Recap, New District Office Director & More!

(Jun 09, 2023)

We kicked off the first week of our many sessions in Harrisburg. The big highlight of the week was the first budget bill that made its way through the House floor. Read more


E-Blast: Memorial Day, Session Preview & more!

(Jun 02, 2023)

I hope you took the time to enjoy a beautiful Memorial Day weekend. It felt nice to relax and recharge ahead of what will be a busy month of June. Read more