May 24 e-mail: Supporting a community asset

(May 24, 2024)

Last week was not a session week, so my office staff and I were able to attend more local events. Read more

 

Hanbidge and Cephas bill strengthening affordability and accessibility to child care passes the House

(May 22, 2024)

“Incentivizing employer contribution to employees’ child care expenses can help ensure workforce access to parents trying to support families,” Hanbidge said. Read more

 

The legislature must address Pennsylvania's gun violence epidemic

(May 17, 2024)

Since taking office, I know that many of you have written me with your concerns about gun violence. Read more

 

House passes precanvassing bill

(May 10, 2024)

Last week, the Capitol was fairly hectic. I was scheduled for five meetings simultaneously at 10 AM on Monday! Read more

 

Recognizing excellence at MCCC

(May 03, 2024)

Our session weeks continue to get busier as we approach our budget discussions. However, I wanted to take this opportunity to discuss my recent visit to Montgomery County Community College (MCCC), which I feel is important to highlight. Read more

 

This week in the House: Protecting public safety, election integrity, and more

(Apr 26, 2024)

Last week, the House voted on a number of important bills aimed at protecting access to health care, promoting public safety, improving election integrity, and redevelopment. Read more

 

Return your mail-in ballots to the box!

(Apr 19, 2024)

I know a number of you have been calling my office understandably concerned about the status and location of your mail-in and absentee ballots. Read more

 

Preventing child abuse in Montgomery County

(Apr 12, 2024)

Last week, I was able to join both the Mission Kids “Pinwheels for Prevention” and Montgomery Child Advocacy Project’s (MCAP) “Wear Blue on the Steps” events. Read more

 

No pelvic exams without consent gaining nationwide traction

(Apr 05, 2024)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced on Monday that hospitals must obtain written informed consent from patients before they undergo sensitive examinations such as pelvic, breast, rectal and prostate exams performed by medical students, nurse practitioners or physician assistants for “educational and training purposes.” Read more

 

Hanbidge secures $306K grant for pedestrian bridge project

(Mar 26, 2024)

“Relocating the pedestrian bridge to an area that receives more foot traffic is a commonsense approach to improving public safety and reducing traffic congestion," Hanbidge said. Read more

 

"Momnibus" legislation in the House

(Mar 22, 2024)

The Momnibus is a comprehensive legislative package, based on research and best practice studies, that is crafted to confront the staggering rate of Black maternal mortality and morbidity in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Updates on the Route 202 widening project

(Mar 15, 2024)

As promised, we continue to communicate with PennDOT, township officials, and construction managers about the ongoing progress. Read more

 

An update from Rep. Hanbidge's staff

(Mar 08, 2024)

On behalf of Representative Hanbidge, this week’s email is being brought to you by her district office staff. It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Rep. Hanbidge’s dear mother. Read more

 

Hanbidge works to bring Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Pennsylvania

(Mar 07, 2024)

“Children participating in the Imagination Library show increased readiness for kindergarten and maintain higher reading achievement scores through ninth grade compared to their non-participating peers,” Hanbidge said. Read more

 

Working to strengthen Early Intervention

(Mar 01, 2024)

I’m pleased to share that Governor Josh Shapiro recently appointed me to be a member of the State Interagency Coordinating Council of Early Intervention (SICC). Read more

 

News on SEPTA Senior Key Cards

(Feb 23, 2024)

I’ll start this email with a brief update on Senior SEPTA passes. Read more

 

Hanbidge, Cerrato hosting an education event focusing on special needs

(Feb 20, 2024)

State Reps. Melissa Cerrato and Liz Hanbidge invite area teachers, parents, and families to their upcoming IEP roundtable to discuss the special education transition process. Read more

 

How Shapiro's budget could help Pennsylvania families

(Feb 16, 2024)

As promised, here are additional details from Gov. Shapiro's budget address. A large component of each annual budget is monies spent on vulnerable populations, including children, those with health issues, seniors and those with disabilities. Read more

 

Highlights from Gov. Shapiro's budget address

(Feb 09, 2024)

This week, during his annual budget address, Governor Shapiro outlined his proposed budget and priorities for the commonwealth. His proposal makes significant strategic investments in the future of the commonwealth. Read more

 

Lawmakers congratulate North Montco TCC for winning $85,000 state grant

(Feb 08, 2024)

"Equipping students with state-of-the-art tools and up-to-date practices is essential for their smooth transition into the workforce. Grants like these play an important role in ensuring such readiness," stated Hanbidge Read more