Dec. 3 update: Legislative dysfunction impacts us all

(Dec 03, 2021)

Dear Friends, I hope you had a meaningful and joyful Thanksgiving holiday! One of the things I am most grateful for is the opportunity to do the work you have entrusted to me. This week is the 3rd anniversary of opening my district office and I am extremely proud of and grateful for the work that my district office staff have accomplished in that time. Our staff is dedicated to serving you and we are grateful for the opportunity to do so! Read more

 

Nov. 23 update: Thankful for positive work, legislation

(Nov 23, 2021)

As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, here is some important legislation I'm thankful to see. Read more

 

Nov. 19 update: Bill expanding gun access passes the House

(Nov 19, 2021)

Find some of the most compelling arguments against Senate Bill 565 as well as a list of some upcoming events in this week's community update. Read more

 

Hanbidge announces more than $725,000 in grants

(Nov 19, 2021)

“The state has answered the call for two projects that will protect the safety and well-being of residents in our legislative district,” Hanbidge said. Read more

 

Nov. 12 update: Legislation passes to help veterans

(Nov 12, 2021)

Learn about the latest votes in Harrisburg and updates on the bills that could come up for a vote this week in session. Read more

 

State lawmakers announce investments for community programs

(Nov 10, 2021)

“These organizations help our communities and neighborhoods be better places to reside," Hanbidge said. “I’m glad to see that we are investing in them so they can continue to provide these vital services.” Read more

 

Nov. 5 update: Legislation to protect infants, families

(Nov 05, 2021)

Learn more about what's being done to monitor the levels of toxic heavy metals in baby food products. This week's update also contains links to vaccine information for children ages 5 to 11. Read more

 

Oct. 29 update: News from Harrisburg, including a bill to help more seniors

(Oct 29, 2021)

Learn more about a bill that would help more seniors in PA and more details from the latest session work in Harrisburg. Read more

 

Oct. 22 Update: Gender Parity and Legislation FOR Women

(Oct 22, 2021)

One of the most significant changes in Pennsylvania government since I was elected has been the number of women serving the commonwealth. In 2018, Pennsylvania ranked 49th in the country for women in government and the U.S. ranked 100th in the world. Read more

 

Miss my latest Telephone Town Hall? Catch the discussion here.

(Oct 20, 2021)

Check out what our friends and neighbors had to say about the issues that matter to our communities. Read more

 

Oct. 15 update: Legislation to support workers, people who have suffered a lost pregnancy

(Oct 15, 2021)

I joined state lawmakers Sen. Amanda Cappelletti and Rep. Melissa Shusterman in introducing legislation that would modernize PA leave and allow people suffering a lost pregnancy time to cope, heal and recover. Read more

 

Lawmakers introduce legislation to ensure paid time off for workers experiencing pregnancy loss

(Oct 15, 2021)

“The loss of a pregnancy is devastating, physically and mentally, and can trigger negative long-lasting effects in the lives of those who experience it and aren't able to get the help they need,” Hanbidge said. “Often in our society, working people are forced to return to work too soon after this difficult experience." Read more

 

Oct. 8 update: News from Harrisburg, explaining Critical Race Theory

(Oct 08, 2021)

Find the latest updates from Harrisburg, including clearing up any misconceptions about Critical Race Theory. Read more

 

Hanbidge, Malagari announce $164K grant for North Penn School District

(Oct 01, 2021)

“No one wanted to go through what we experienced last year,” Hanbidge said. “Yet, the behind-the-scenes work of North Penn School District staff and students allowed learning to continue throughout the most difficult days of the pandemic. I’m glad to see the district receive funding to help offset the financial costs of keeping our children learning in a safe environment.” Read more

 

Oct. 1 update: News from Harrisburg, update on unemployment compensation

(Oct 01, 2021)

Find the latest legislative updates from another week of session work in Harrisburg as well as an update on unemployment compensation and an important bill moving through the Senate. Read more

 

Sept. 24 update: Legislation in Harrisburg, relief for Southeast PA

(Sep 24, 2021)

Lawmakers returned to Harrisburg for three session days in the House this week, voting on important bills including one that could affect masks in schools. Read more

 

Sept. 17 update: Tackling the Opioid Epidemic

(Sep 17, 2021)

If you think you or someone you love needs help combating opioid addiction, please call 1-800-662-HELP or visit Get Help Now. If someone is actively overdosing, call 911. Read more

 

Hanbidge: If We Fail to Act on Behalf of Women’s Reproductive Rights, Pa. will Become the Next Texas

(Sep 15, 2021)

We are closer to being like Texas than you can imagine. It’s up to all of us to ensure we don’t end up there, which we can do by demanding our elected state officials protect our rights. Read more

 

Hanbidge earns appointment to Task Force on Child Pornography

(Sep 14, 2021)

“As a child advocate, I witnessed the incredible power of working with a diverse group of professionals and experts united in the goal of making sure every child is safe. I look forward to working with and learning from the other members of the task force to ensure that every child in the commonwealth is safe from exploitation and victimization." Read more

 

Sept. 10 update: Stressing safety & unity as children return to school

(Sep 10, 2021)

Also, reflecting on the events of 9/11, a final reminder on a shredding event, help with Hurricane Ida recovery, and more. Read more

 

Dec. 3 update: Legislative dysfunction impacts us all
Dec 03, 2021

Nov. 23 update: Thankful for positive work, legislation
Nov 23, 2021

Nov. 19 update: Bill expanding gun access passes the House
Nov 19, 2021

Hanbidge announces more than $725,000 in grants
Nov 19, 2021

Nov. 12 update: Legislation passes to help veterans
Nov 12, 2021

State lawmakers announce investments for community programs
Nov 10, 2021

Nov. 5 update: Legislation to protect infants, families
Nov 05, 2021

Oct. 29 update: News from Harrisburg, including a bill to help more seniors
Oct 29, 2021

Oct. 22 Update: Gender Parity and Legislation FOR Women
Oct 22, 2021

Miss my latest Telephone Town Hall? Catch the discussion here.
Oct 20, 2021

Oct. 15 update: Legislation to support workers, people who have suffered a lost pregnancy
Oct 15, 2021

Lawmakers introduce legislation to ensure paid time off for workers experiencing pregnancy loss
Oct 15, 2021

Oct. 8 update: News from Harrisburg, explaining Critical Race Theory
Oct 08, 2021

Hanbidge, Malagari announce $164K grant for North Penn School District
Oct 01, 2021

Oct. 1 update: News from Harrisburg, update on unemployment compensation
Oct 01, 2021

Sept. 24 update: Legislation in Harrisburg, relief for Southeast PA
Sep 24, 2021

Sept. 17 update: Tackling the Opioid Epidemic
Sep 17, 2021

Hanbidge: If We Fail to Act on Behalf of Women’s Reproductive Rights, Pa. will Become the Next Texas
Sep 15, 2021

Hanbidge earns appointment to Task Force on Child Pornography
Sep 14, 2021

Sept. 10 update: Stressing safety & unity as children return to school
Sep 10, 2021