EAST FALLS NOW ARTICLE: COVID-19 and Redistricting Reform

(Jun 01, 2020)

I have worked tirelessly for a committee vote of HB22, HB23 and HB2327. These bills would establish an independent redistricting commission. This reform would produce more competitive races in the state senate, representative and congressional races. Read more

 

E-BLAST: June 2 - Primary Election; Polling Locations Have Been Consolidated

(May 29, 2020)

Due to COVID-19, many polling places have been consolidated. The location where you usually vote may have changed. Read more

 

E-BLAST: LGBTQ+ Anti-Discrimination Legislation; Vote with a Mail-In Ballot DEADLINE 5/26

(May 22, 2020)

Currently, state law does not ban discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. Legislation to accomplish this has been pending for over 20 years. This legislation has never been brought forward for a vote. Efforts to amend this proposed legislation into other bills have happened repeatedly with no success. Read more

 

WATCH: 95th Town Hall Meeting in recognition of Older Americans Month

(May 21, 2020)

Listen to our discussion with Teresa Osborne (former Secretary of Aging) and currently AARP PA’s Director of Outreach and Advocacy. We discussed the Village concept, mail-in ballots, property/rent rebates, and my reasons for recent legislative votes. Give a listen! Read more

 

DeLissio Fights for LGBTQ+ Legislation

(May 21, 2020)

Pa. state Rep. Pam DeLissio commits to fighting for LGBTQ+ anti-discrimination legislation this session. Currently, State law does not ban discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. Legislation to accomplish this has been pending for over 20 years. This legislation has never been brought forward for a vote. Efforts to amend this proposed legislation into other bills has happened repeatedly with no success. Such an effort occurred again yesterday and these were my comments on that effort. Read more

 

E-BLAST: 95th Town Hall on aging independently this Thursday; Mail-in ballots for June 2 primary

(May 15, 2020)

One definition I have focused on recently is resiliency: “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties, toughness.” I see many examples of this resiliency in the 194th, and I thank you for your perseverance and patience. Read more

 

DeLissio to promote independence and purpose during 95th Town Hall

(May 15, 2020)

The conversation will include the village model: a community model of aging in place, which enhances independence, promotes purpose of life and focuses on social determinants of health. The 194th Legislative District is home to one of those models – the East Falls Village. Read more

 

DeLissio urges voters to consider mail-in ballot for June 2 primary

(May 08, 2020)

“These were the first substantial changes to the Pennsylvania Election Code in 82 years, and the timing has proven to be incredibly important,” DeLissio said. “This pandemic and the accompanying stay-at-home order means voting by mail has become a critical option for so many Pennsylvanians. I strongly urge all eligible citizens to consider this option for voting not just in next month’s primary, but in the November general election and beyond.” Read more

 

EAST FALLS LOCAL ARTICLE: COVID-19: Its Historic Impact Is Not Yet Written

(May 01, 2020)

We do not yet have a vaccine, there is no definitive treatment, the ability to test for antibodies is still being developed and the extent of the financial and emotional impact will not be known for weeks, if not months, if not years. Read more

 

EAST FALLS NOW ARTICLE: COVID-19 Lessons Learned Already!

(May 01, 2020)

My commitment is to continue to advocate for state policies that will level the playing field for citizens and not create barriers to education, employment, and healthcare. These policies must be a priority. Read more

 

WATCH: Virtual Town Hall discussing the environment on Earth Day's 50th anniversary

(Apr 24, 2020)

DeLissio was joined by Mike Weilbacher, executive director of the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education during her 94th Town Hall Meeting. Read more

 

DeLissio shares her reasons for her vote on HB 2412 (allowing realtors to resume activities)

(Apr 23, 2020)

Pa. state Rep. Pam DeLissio discusses her reasons for her no vote on HB 2412. Read more

 

DeLissio supports a data driven process to reopen PA

(Apr 23, 2020)

Pa. state Rep. Pam DeLissio shares remarks on HB 2388 (opening all auto dealers) on why we should not legislate reopening PA. Read more

 

E-BLAST: 94th Town Hall Meeting on the environment coming Wednesday; My vote on S.B. 613

(Apr 17, 2020)

This past week we voted on legislation to basically reopen business in the commonwealth. Read more

 

DeLissio explains 'No' vote on SB 613

(Apr 15, 2020)

Pa. state Rep. Pam DeLissio explains why now is not the time for SB 613. Read more

 

E-BLAST: 94th Town Hall Meeting on the environment scheduled for April 22

(Apr 09, 2020)

Includes info on the next Town Hall Meeting, plus updates on upcoming shred events, voting options, COVID-19 links and more. Read more

 

DeLissio will discuss environment on Earth Day’s 50th anniversary for 94th Town Hall

(Apr 09, 2020)

As this will be the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the topic will be the environment. DeLissio will be joined by Mike Weilbacher, executive director of the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education. Read more

 

E-BLAST: WATCH: Facebook Live town hall on parole, probation and clemency in PA; Stay-at-home order goes statewide

(Apr 02, 2020)

A recap of my 93rd town hall; a look ahead to my 94th; and Gov. Wolf issues a statewide stay-at-home order. Read more

 

EAST FALLS NOW ARTICLE: Charter Schools are Public Schools

(Apr 01, 2020)

I have long supported charter school funding reform, including looking at the payment structure and in particular where a for profit management company may be in place. The Governor’s proposal of these reforms provides this opportunity for reform, yet again. Read more

 

EAST FALLS LOCAL ARTICLE: There is no PLANet B

(Apr 01, 2020)

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22nd to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries. Read more

 

EAST FALLS NOW ARTICLE: COVID-19 and Redistricting Reform
Jun 01, 2020

E-BLAST: June 2 - Primary Election; Polling Locations Have Been Consolidated
May 29, 2020

E-BLAST: LGBTQ+ Anti-Discrimination Legislation; Vote with a Mail-In Ballot DEADLINE 5/26
May 22, 2020

WATCH: 95th Town Hall Meeting in recognition of Older Americans Month
May 21, 2020

DeLissio Fights for LGBTQ+ Legislation
May 21, 2020

E-BLAST: 95th Town Hall on aging independently this Thursday; Mail-in ballots for June 2 primary
May 15, 2020

DeLissio to promote independence and purpose during 95th Town Hall
May 15, 2020

DeLissio urges voters to consider mail-in ballot for June 2 primary
May 08, 2020

EAST FALLS LOCAL ARTICLE: COVID-19: Its Historic Impact Is Not Yet Written
May 01, 2020

EAST FALLS NOW ARTICLE: COVID-19 Lessons Learned Already!
May 01, 2020

WATCH: Virtual Town Hall discussing the environment on Earth Day's 50th anniversary
Apr 24, 2020

DeLissio shares her reasons for her vote on HB 2412 (allowing realtors to resume activities)
Apr 23, 2020

DeLissio supports a data driven process to reopen PA
Apr 23, 2020

E-BLAST: 94th Town Hall Meeting on the environment coming Wednesday; My vote on S.B. 613
Apr 17, 2020

DeLissio explains 'No' vote on SB 613
Apr 15, 2020

E-BLAST: 94th Town Hall Meeting on the environment scheduled for April 22
Apr 09, 2020

DeLissio will discuss environment on Earth Day’s 50th anniversary for 94th Town Hall
Apr 09, 2020

E-BLAST: WATCH: Facebook Live town hall on parole, probation and clemency in PA; Stay-at-home order goes statewide
Apr 02, 2020

EAST FALLS NOW ARTICLE: Charter Schools are Public Schools
Apr 01, 2020

EAST FALLS LOCAL ARTICLE: There is no PLANet B
Apr 01, 2020