Haddock: Property Tax/ Rent Rebate Increase Will Benefit Seniors

(Aug 30, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Jim Haddock spoke with WBRE-TV about the expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program and how it will benefit seniors in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties. Read more

 

Haddock Helping Put More Money in the Pockets of Area Seniors

(Aug 30, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Jim Haddock spoke with FOX56-TV about the expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program and how it will benefit seniors in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties. Read more

 

Democratic state House hearing in Lackawanna County focused on rail service

(Aug 30, 2023)

During the hearing, state Rep. James Haddock asked Carroll how the train will benefit residents outside of Lackawanna and Monroe counties. "This is not county specific. This is a regional effort," he answered. Read more

 

Policy Committee shines spotlight on career and technical education

(Aug 29, 2023)

“Technical education continues to experience growth throughout Pennsylvania, but the increase in students has still not met the demands for skilled workers in our economy,” said Rep. Jim Haddock, who hosted the hearing and is a graduate of Wilkes-Barre Vo Tech. “We heard testimony about the millions of well-paying unfilled technical jobs in our workforce, and we also heard how introducing younger students – in middle school – to career and technical education could help fill gaps in our workforce. It not only builds interest in these fields at a younger age, but it helps end the stigma of not attending a traditional four-year college.” Read more

 

As demand for trades grows, House committee hears from speakers about breaking 'stigma'

(Aug 29, 2023)

“Technical education continues to experience growth throughout Pennsylvania, but the increase in students has still not met the demands for skilled workers in our economy,” said Rep. Jim Haddock, D-118, Pittston Twp., who hosted the hearing and is a graduate of Wilkes-Barre Vo Tech. Read more

 

State officials discuss supply chain solutions at Jessup's McLane distribution center

(Aug 28, 2023)

“It takes companies like McLane to be able to get those supplies to the market and get them into our stores, and get them in the hands of our consumers, and it keeps the economy rolling,” said Jim Haddock, state representative of 118th district. Read more

 

McLane officials call for more affordable housing

(Aug 28, 2023)

Rep. Jim Haddock, D-118, Pittston Twp., echoed Mullins’ comments regarding the call from McLane officials for additional housing. Read more

 

Haddock: Thousands More Seniors Eligible for Property Tax/Rent Relief

(Aug 25, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Jim Haddock spoke with seniors at the Pittston Senior Center to give updates to the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program and how more folks will be eligible for money starting in 2024. This is the first time the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program has been expanded since 2006. The update raises the maximum rebate for seniors from $650 to $1,000, increasing the income-eligibility limit for renters and homeowners to $45,000 a year. Read more

 

Haddock: 10,000 seniors from Lackawanna, Luzerne to benefit from Property Tax/Rent Rebate expansion

(Aug 25, 2023)

State Rep. Jim Haddock joined residents from both Luzerne and Lackawanna counties in Pittston this morning to speak about updates to the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program and how more folks will be eligible for money starting in 2024. Read more

 

NEPA Legislators discuss Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

(Aug 25, 2023)

A crowd gathered at the Pittston Senior Center on Main Street where NEPA legislators, including Reps. Haddock and Pashinski, hosted a press conference about the expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. Read more

 

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Expansion Benefits NEPA Seniors

(Aug 25, 2023)

Representatives Pashinski, Kosierowski, Mullins, and a representative from Senator Marty Flynn’s office joined Haddock to help answer any questions the seniors had. Read more

 

Pa. property tax/rent rebate to aid more NEPA seniors

(Aug 25, 2023)

State Reps. Jim Haddock, D-Pittston Township; Bridget Kosierowski, D-Waverly; Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre; and Kyle Mullins, D-Scranton, delivered the good news to the seniors and also took time to answer questions on other concerns, like property tax elimination. Read more

 

NEPA legislators tout expansion of property tax/rent rebate program

(Aug 25, 2023)

Rep. Jim Haddock joined State Reps. Eddie Day Pashinski, Bridget Kosierowski and Kyle Mullins at the Pittston Senior Center to promote that the PT/RR program expansion will help older Pennsylvanians. Read more

 

Haddock applauds more than $1.8 million in roadway improvement funding

(Aug 24, 2023)

State Rep. Jim Haddock today announced more than $1.8 million has been awarded to the community he represents to improve transportation and build roadway infrastructure. Read more

 

PENNSYLVANIA STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

(Aug 24, 2023)

PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Economic Development: Keystone Communities Program Who May Apply : Units of local government, redevelopment and/or housing authorities, nonprofit organizations to include economic development organizations, housing corporations, etc., community development corporations, business improvement districts, neighborhood improvement districts, and similar organizations incorporated as authorities. Use : Multiple uses, including: Planning grants (address a particular need or circumstance within a community, undertake a study relevant to an identified need, or study the results of implementing a specific activity) Implementation grants (assist designated KC program communities in implementing critical components of their approved Five-Year Strategy) Façade grants (to stimulate private investment in properties, foster an attractive environment, and preserve the architectural heritage of properties and communities. The grant funds may be used for primary street-facing, exterior building improvements in a defined target area of a downtown or neighborhood such as storefront signs, exterior façade painting, design assistance, etc.) Development grants (available to fund a variety of physical improvements, see program guidelines for full list) Public improvement grants (available to assist communities in a variety of development projects to help Read more

 

What People Are Saying About Governor Shapiro Signing into Law a Historic Expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

(Aug 14, 2023)

"I was proud to stand with Governor Shapiro as he signed an expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program into law, helping to ease the financial burden for many Pennsylvania residents.” Read more

 

Haddock lauds $141,200 in traffic safety grants

(Aug 11, 2023)

“These grants will help people get where they are going safer and more efficiently. I would like to thank PennDOT Secretary Mike Carroll and Gov. Josh Shapiro for approving this important funding for our area,” said Haddock. Read more

 

Haddock: More Help Coming to Seniors

(Aug 07, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Jim Haddock stood alongside Gov. Josh Shapiro as he signed legislation expanding eligibility and refund amounts for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. The program eases housing costs for seniors and other eligible PA residents, helping them to stay in their homes. Read more

 

Haddock Supports Investment in Broadband Access

(Jul 13, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Jim Haddock welcomed Governor Josh Shapiro to the Pittston Memorial Library to highlight a broadband expansion plan that would ensure every Pennsylvanian has access to the internet. Haddock says communities across his district struggle with internet access and he's excited for this much needed investment. Read more

 

Shapiro visits Pittston to tout expansion of broadband internet in the state

(Jul 12, 2023)

Shapiro was joined by state Sen. Marty Flynn, D-22, Dunmore, and state Rep. James Haddock, D-118, Pittston Twp. Read more

 

Haddock: Property Tax/ Rent Rebate Increase Will Benefit Seniors
Aug 30, 2023

Haddock Helping Put More Money in the Pockets of Area Seniors
Aug 30, 2023

Democratic state House hearing in Lackawanna County focused on rail service
Aug 30, 2023

Policy Committee shines spotlight on career and technical education
Aug 29, 2023

As demand for trades grows, House committee hears from speakers about breaking 'stigma'
Aug 29, 2023

State officials discuss supply chain solutions at Jessup's McLane distribution center
Aug 28, 2023

McLane officials call for more affordable housing
Aug 28, 2023

Haddock: Thousands More Seniors Eligible for Property Tax/Rent Relief
Aug 25, 2023

Haddock: 10,000 seniors from Lackawanna, Luzerne to benefit from Property Tax/Rent Rebate expansion
Aug 25, 2023

NEPA Legislators discuss Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program
Aug 25, 2023

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Expansion Benefits NEPA Seniors
Aug 25, 2023

Pa. property tax/rent rebate to aid more NEPA seniors
Aug 25, 2023

NEPA legislators tout expansion of property tax/rent rebate program
Aug 25, 2023

Haddock applauds more than $1.8 million in roadway improvement funding
Aug 24, 2023

PENNSYLVANIA STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS
Aug 24, 2023

What People Are Saying About Governor Shapiro Signing into Law a Historic Expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program
Aug 14, 2023

Haddock lauds $141,200 in traffic safety grants
Aug 11, 2023

Haddock: More Help Coming to Seniors
Aug 07, 2023

Haddock Supports Investment in Broadband Access
Jul 13, 2023

Shapiro visits Pittston to tout expansion of broadband internet in the state
Jul 12, 2023