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

 

E-Blast: Back in Session, Legislative Updates, K Leroy Irvis Day & more!

(May 26, 2023)

It was an important week back in Harrisburg. We had major legislation to vote on with a handful of gun-reform bills and we started on some budget bills as well. Read more

 

E-Blast: Around the District, Protecting Public Health, and more!

(May 19, 2023)

We were blessed with yet another beautiful week here in the 164th. Another productive week saw us in the House take a visit to Eddystone and Yeadon! Read more

 

E-Blast: Back in the 164th, Upcoming Events & More!

(May 12, 2023)

It feels so great to be back in the district and actively engaging with all of you these past few days. Read more

 

Delaware County Community College celebrates major expansion

(May 08, 2023)

There was a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday for the planned renovation of the former Archbishop Prendergast High School in Drexel Hill. Read more

 

Harrisburg Happenings, Session Summary, Upcoming Events & more!

(May 05, 2023)

We welcomed May back in session in Harrisburg. We voted on many bills and passed quite a few that will have great impacts on Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Representatives host Delta Day at state Capitol

(May 03, 2023)

HARRISBURG, May 3 – State Reps. Gina H. Curry, D-Delaware, La’Tasha D. Mayes, D-Allegheny, and Morgan Cephas, D-Philadelphia, said that they were proud to host Delta Day at the state Capitol on Tuesday. Delta Day is celebrated by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, which was founded in 1913 by 22 collegiate women on the campus of Howard University. Today, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated is one of the preeminent service-based sororities, with predominantly more than 300,000 Black members and more than 1,000 chapters worldwide. The sorority has maintained a commitment to social activism, academic excellence and civic engagement. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated has 29 chapters in Pennsylvania. On Delta Day, members from throughout the commonwealth come to the Capitol to connect with elected officials, advance legislation and serve as a voice for others. “The women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated continue to be magnificent examples of servant-leaders with their commitment to their communities,” Curry said. “That is why I introduced H.R. 100 to recognize and honor the members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated on Delta Day.” “This was the first year back after three years of meeting virtually for Delta Days in Harrisburg,” Mayes said. “It was a great opportunity for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated members to come to our Capitol to lead the conversations Read more

 

E-Blast: Back in session, celebrations in Harrisburg, and more!

(Apr 28, 2023)

As April comes to a close and we welcome the month of May, I am spending time with my colleagues in Harrisburg considering and voting on bills both in committee and on the House floor.   Read more

 

E-Blast: Black Maternal Health Week in DC, Earth Day Events, & More!

(Apr 21, 2023)

It felt good to get back into the 164th this week. After a brief stop in Washington D.C., I was excited to be back home with all of you as we continue to benefit from this beautiful spring weather! Read more

 

Delaware County lawmaker wants to address disparities in Black maternal health care

(Apr 19, 2023)

“Every year, we experience an overwhelming loss in Black maternal mortality and the research shows that we are losing the fight ultimately because of the racial disparities that continue to haunt the very experience that is supposed to bring joy and autonomy,” state Rep. Gina Curry, D-164, of Upper Darby, said. Read more

 

E-Blast: Black Maternal Health, Appropriation Hearings, Upcoming Events & More!

(Apr 14, 2023)

This was a big week in Harrisburg! We wrapped up our appropriations hearings with the Departments of Human Services, Labor & Industry, Revenue, and Community & Economic Development. Read more

 

A ‘very serious conversation’: Pa. House panel hears fixes on maternal mortality crisis

(Apr 14, 2023)

The hearing, led by state Rep. Gina Curry, D-Delaware, who serves as co-chair of the Pennsylvania Women’s Health Caucus, focused on addressing the maternal mortality crisis, which disproportionately affects women and birthing people of color. “This is a very serious conversation,” Curry said. “We have a very serious crisis going on.” Read more

 

Infrastructure, Housing, Transportation, and Safety Funding Opportunities
Jul 06, 2023

E-Blast: Budget Update, Around the District & more!
Jun 30, 2023

PA Women’s Health Caucus committed to maintaining abortion access in PA
Jun 23, 2023

E-Blast: Minimum Wage, Maternal Morbidity Bill, & more!
Jun 23, 2023

Legislation to better track maternal morbidity sent to Shapiro to become law
Jun 22, 2023

E-Blast: Session Recap, Grants Awarded & More!
Jun 16, 2023

House Health Committee reports out key bill to improve Black maternal health
Jun 14, 2023

E-Blast: Session Recap, New District Office Director & More!
Jun 09, 2023

E-Blast: Memorial Day, Session Preview & more!
Jun 02, 2023

E-Blast: Back in Session, Legislative Updates, K Leroy Irvis Day & more!
May 26, 2023

E-Blast: Around the District, Protecting Public Health, and more!
May 19, 2023

E-Blast: Back in the 164th, Upcoming Events & More!
May 12, 2023

Delaware County Community College celebrates major expansion
May 08, 2023

Harrisburg Happenings, Session Summary, Upcoming Events & more!
May 05, 2023

Representatives host Delta Day at state Capitol
May 03, 2023

E-Blast: Back in session, celebrations in Harrisburg, and more!
Apr 28, 2023

E-Blast: Black Maternal Health Week in DC, Earth Day Events, & More!
Apr 21, 2023

Delaware County lawmaker wants to address disparities in Black maternal health care
Apr 19, 2023

E-Blast: Black Maternal Health, Appropriation Hearings, Upcoming Events & More!
Apr 14, 2023

A ‘very serious conversation’: Pa. House panel hears fixes on maternal mortality crisis
Apr 14, 2023