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Report To The People: Addressing food insecurity in our communities

Next Heroin & Opiate Community Awareness Town Hall set for April 10; Spring 2017 newsletter available online

(Apr 04, 2017)

State Reps. Dan Deasy and Harry Readshaw and state Sen. Wayne Fontana are sponsoring a Heroin & Opiate Community Awareness Town Hall on April 10 the Mt. Washington Healthy Active Living Center, Pittsburgh. Read more

 

Career Fair -- March 30, 2017

(Mar 30, 2017)

You're invited to my Career Fair. It will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at the American Legion Langley Post 496, 2863 Chartiers Ave., Pittsburgh. Read more

 

Deasy announces grant for water lines in McKees Rocks

(Mar 29, 2017)

HARRISBURG, March 29 – State Rep. Dan Deasy, D-Allegheny, announced today that West View Water Authority will receive a $210,800 grant to help replace water lines along Thompson Avenue in McKees Rocks. The Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer grant was approved Wednesday by the Commonwealth Financing Authority. The funding will support installation of 1,225 feet of water line and associated improvements along Thompson Avenue, replacing water lines that cross under railroad tracks. “The location of these very old water lines would make a potential water line break disruptive to the railroad lines and difficult to repair,” Deasy said. “Solid infrastructure keeps our communities running, and this grant is an important investment in McKees Rocks.” The Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer grants are available for the construction, improvement, expansion, rehabilitation or repair of a water supply or sanitary sewer system. Total project costs must be between $30,000 and $500,000. The Commonwealth Financing Authority was established in 2004 as an independent agency of the Department of Community and Economic Development to administer Pennsylvania’s economic stimulus packages. It is responsible for funding programs and investments in Pennsylvania’s economic growth. The CFA consists of seven board members: four legislative appointees and the secretaries of DCED, the Office of the Budget and the Department of Banking and Securities. Read more

 

Liberty Bridge and inbound Liberty Tunnel face closures weekend of March 18, 19

(Mar 16, 2017)

Rep. Dan Deasy reports that PennDOT District 11 is planning to close the Liberty Bridge and the inbound Liberty Tunnel -- Route 3069 on the weekend of March 18-19. The repair project will create extensive detours. Read more

 

Honored to represent you! Love your dog, license your dog; Christmas tree recycling; and new alert system for stranded drivers

(Jan 04, 2017)

Rep. Dan Deasy is sworn in to his fifth, two-year term representing the 27th Legislative District. Read more

 

Rep. Deasy, Sen. Fontana sponsoring Heroin & Opiate Community Town Halls on Dec. 5 and 14

(Dec 01, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy and state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana are sponsoring two community forums in December to discuss ways to combat the heroin/opiate epidemic Read more

 

Honor and remember our veterans on Nov. 11 and every day

(Nov 10, 2016)

As we pause to observe Veterans Day, please remember that Pennsylvania has services available to help veterans and their families, and my office can help. Read more

 

Apply now for heating assistance; Tool aids search for child care; and 'fall back' this weekend

(Nov 03, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy reports that applications for heating assistance are now being accepted via LIHEAP. Also, a new tool makes it easier for families to connect with child care and early learning programs. Read more

 

Senior Crime Prevention session set for Oct. 19; Video offers advice on avoiding internet fraud; and turnpike is accepting credit cards

(Oct 17, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy reports that a Senior Crime Prevention University program will be held at 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at Carnegie Library – Beechview, 1910 Broadway Ave. And, a free video helps consumers protect themselves from identity theft or fraud over the internet. Read more

 

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month; Hearing focuses on home-based care; and grants available for crime victims’ awareness projects

(Oct 07, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy reports that October -- National Breast Cancer Awareness Month -- is the appropriate time to remind women of the importance of getting annual mammograms starting at age 40 and explore ways to join the battle against the disease. Read more

 

2017-18 FAFSA can be filed beginning Oct. 1; sessions on voting, senior fraud on tap, beginning Sept. 21

(Sep 16, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy reports that anyone who will be attending college in the 2017-18 school year will be able to file their FAFSA -- Free Application for Federal Student Aid -- beginning Oct. 1. Also, he has a full lineup of constituent services on tap. Read more

 

Senior Expo on tap Friday; Local voter registration sessions; Senior Crime Prevention Programs; and opting in for emails

(Sep 07, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy invites district residents to his eighth annual Senior Expo Sept. 9 at the St. Pamphilus Church Hall in Beechview. Rep. Deasy also has scheduled voter registration/absentee ballot sessions and Senior Crime Prevention programs throughout the district. Read more

 

West Carson Street now open both ways; Opt in to avoid 60-day, pre-election email blackout

(Aug 22, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy reports that PennDOT has reopened traffic in both directions along West Carson Street -- Route 51 -- between Stanhope Street and the West End Circle. The $39 million rebuilding project began in August 2013. Read more

 

PennDOT hiring for winter maintenance positions; Green Tree chosen as a Live Well Allegheny Community

(Jul 25, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy reports that PennDOT is hiring temporary employees for its Winter Maintenance Program. Available positions include equipment operators, mechanics, trades helpers, clerks and typists. Rep. Deasy also salutes Green Tree for being selected as Allegheny County’s latest Live Well Allegheny Community. Read more

 

Project to close West Carson Street tonight; Pa. launches Zika virus prevention campaign

(Jul 07, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy reports that PennDOT is geared to close West Carson Street (Route 51) to through traffic at 8 p.m. overnight July 7 for a concrete project, weather permitting. Plans call for the highway to be reopened at 6 a.m. July 8. Rep. Deasy also notes that the state Health Department has launched its Zika Virus Prevention and Awareness Campaign to increase awareness of the virus and urge precautions when traveling to Zika-affected areas. Read more

 

Bill aims to crack down on distracted driving; Local police provide drug take-back services; and organ transplant anti-discrimination bill advances

(Jul 05, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy reports supporting bills that would toughen penalties for distracted-driving accidents and prohibit discrimination against potential organ transplant recipients on the basis of disabilities. Rep. Deasy also reports that local police accept unwanted and unused medicines for proper disposal. Read more

 

Deasy: McKees Rocks redevelopment effort awarded $100,000 state grant

(Jul 01, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy reports that redevelopment efforts in McKees Rocks received a major boost with the awarding of a $100,000 state grant. The funding will help implement redevelopment programs dealing with reinvestment, land use, brownfield development and transit. Read more

 

Governor signs House-approved bill to expand wine sales; great news on cracker plant; and fighting unfair steel imports

(Jun 09, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy reports that the House passed a bill that will allow the sale of wine in restaurants and grocery stores, and make the sale of wine and liquor more convenient. Rep. Deasy also notes that the decision to build a multibillion-dollar petrochemical complex in Beaver County will have many economic benefits throughout the region. Finally, Rep. Deasy voted for a measure urging protections of the domestic steel industry from unfair competition. Read more

 

Remembering our heroes this Memorial Day; It’s a fish-for-free day on Sunday

(May 26, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy reports on the many programs that can assist veterans as we take time to honor our military heroes over the Memorial Day weekend. Also, May 29 is a Fish-for-Free Day, allowing anyone-- resident or non-resident -- to legally fish on Pennsylvania waterways with NO FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED. Read more

 

Revitalization efforts in McKees Rocks receive major boost; State House OKs bill to fight blight

(May 13, 2016)

Rep. Dan Deasy reports that the State Transportation Commission has approved a $3 million Rail Transportation Assistance Program grant for a CSX Transportation Inc. facility that will enable intermodal trains to pull off the McKees Rocks mainline to serve the Pittsburgh Intermodal Terminal. Also, Rep. Deasy supported a measure that would reduce the time a building purchaser has to correct known code violations or demolish the structure to 12 months. Read more

 

Next Heroin & Opiate Community Awareness Town Hall set for April 10; Spring 2017 newsletter available online
Apr 04, 2017

Career Fair -- March 30, 2017
Mar 30, 2017

Deasy announces grant for water lines in McKees Rocks
Mar 29, 2017

Liberty Bridge and inbound Liberty Tunnel face closures weekend of March 18, 19
Mar 16, 2017

Honored to represent you! Love your dog, license your dog; Christmas tree recycling; and new alert system for stranded drivers
Jan 04, 2017

Rep. Deasy, Sen. Fontana sponsoring Heroin & Opiate Community Town Halls on Dec. 5 and 14
Dec 01, 2016

Honor and remember our veterans on Nov. 11 and every day
Nov 10, 2016

Apply now for heating assistance; Tool aids search for child care; and 'fall back' this weekend
Nov 03, 2016

Senior Crime Prevention session set for Oct. 19; Video offers advice on avoiding internet fraud; and turnpike is accepting credit cards
Oct 17, 2016

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month; Hearing focuses on home-based care; and grants available for crime victims’ awareness projects
Oct 07, 2016

2017-18 FAFSA can be filed beginning Oct. 1; sessions on voting, senior fraud on tap, beginning Sept. 21
Sep 16, 2016

Senior Expo on tap Friday; Local voter registration sessions; Senior Crime Prevention Programs; and opting in for emails
Sep 07, 2016

West Carson Street now open both ways; Opt in to avoid 60-day, pre-election email blackout
Aug 22, 2016

PennDOT hiring for winter maintenance positions; Green Tree chosen as a Live Well Allegheny Community
Jul 25, 2016

Project to close West Carson Street tonight; Pa. launches Zika virus prevention campaign
Jul 07, 2016

Bill aims to crack down on distracted driving; Local police provide drug take-back services; and organ transplant anti-discrimination bill advances
Jul 05, 2016

Deasy: McKees Rocks redevelopment effort awarded $100,000 state grant
Jul 01, 2016

Governor signs House-approved bill to expand wine sales; great news on cracker plant; and fighting unfair steel imports
Jun 09, 2016

Remembering our heroes this Memorial Day; It’s a fish-for-free day on Sunday
May 26, 2016

Revitalization efforts in McKees Rocks receive major boost; State House OKs bill to fight blight
May 13, 2016