Some Progress and Sneaky Maneuvers

(Jun 10, 2022)

Some Progress and Sneaky Maneuvers Read more

 

Montgomery County organizations awarded $494K in state grants

(Jun 08, 2022)

HARRISBURG, June 8 – State Reps. Joe Ciresi, Liz Hanbidge and Joe Webster, all D-Montgomery, today announced that three local children and youth welfare organizations would be receiving $494,102 in state grants to support substance use treatment services and education programs and child abuse victims’ programs in Montgomery County from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. The state representatives all expressed how meaningful these funds would be in improving lives in vulnerable or critical situations in the county. “There are many people who are struggling here in Montgomery County -- who desperately need assistance -- and thanks to this funding to these amazing organizations, will get the help they deserve,” Ciresi said. “No one is more vulnerable than a child, and so I am very glad that the Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County has received $199,836 to expand its trauma therapy services and implement a new telehealth trauma therapy program to support underserved victims of child abuse in Montgomery County.” “Addressing the root cause of substance abuse and trauma through comprehensive, evidence-based therapy results in more lives being restored and more success stories being written,” Hanbidge said. “These grant dollars will be earmarked toward ensuring those who need assistance are able to get the high-quality, timely help they Read more

 

A Discussion on Child Guardianship Laws

(Jun 03, 2022)

A Discussion on Child Guardianship Laws Read more

 

I’m Taking Proactive Steps to Stop Gun Violence because Thoughts and Prayers are not enough

(May 27, 2022)

I’m Taking Proactive Steps to Stop Gun Violence because Thoughts and Prayers are not enough Read more

 

Shredding event and other ways we serve you!

(May 26, 2022)

Shredding event and other ways we serve you! Read more

 

Corporate Tax Dine and Dash?

(May 26, 2022)

Corporate Tax Dine and Dash? Read more

 

Hanbidge: Thoughts and Prayers Mean Nothing

(May 25, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Liz Hanbidge challenges the Pa. House GOP to step forward with House Democrats to protect every single life in every community. Read more

 

The Future of Abortion Access in PA if Roe is Overturned

(May 06, 2022)

The Future of Abortion Access in PA if Roe is Overturned Read more

 

One of my most interesting weeks in Harrisburg yet

(Apr 29, 2022)

This week was one of the most interesting ones I’ve seen in the House chamber. Read more

 

School Vouchers and Student Issues being used to Distract from Failed Governance

(Apr 22, 2022)

School Vouchers and Student Issues being used to Distract from Failed Governance Read more

 

Hanbidge applauds $770,000 grant to enhance pedestrian safety in North Wales Borough

(Apr 20, 2022)

HARRISBURG, April 20 – State Rep. Liz Hanbidge, D-Montgomery, today announced the awarding of $770,000 in grant funding to the borough of North Wales to further enhance pedestrian safety and accessibility. The grants were awarded through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Block Grant program Set-Aside or Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside. Assisting the Department of Transportation in reviewing applications and determining recipients were the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, state Department of Health, and three Metropolitan and Rural Planning Organizations . Additionally, more than half the 64 projects spread out over 34 counties were funded through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. “Assuring the safety of pedestrians who utilize our roadways to go about their daily lives was one of a whole host of important initiatives that were propelled by the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law,” Hanbidge said. “These grant dollars will go toward the necessary expansion and accessibility of two sections of roadway in Montgomery County, which see heavy foot traffic.” The award will be used to install pedestrian facilities along Center Street from Walnut Street (SR 2010) to Washington Avenue and from Shearer Street to Montgomery Avenue with the underlying goal of making these sections more pedestrian-friendly. Anyone with Read more

 

Legislative Update from Harrisburg

(Apr 14, 2022)

Legislative Update from Harrisburg Read more

 

Standing with Advocates during Child Abuse Prevention Month

(Apr 08, 2022)

Standing with Advocates during Child Abuse Prevention Month Read more

 

Update on Towamencin Township Municipal Water Authority

(Apr 01, 2022)

Update on Towamencin Township Municipal Water Authority Read more

 

Protecting our Feline Friends

(Mar 25, 2022)

Protecting our Feline Friends Read more

 

Final Ruling on State Senate and House Maps

(Mar 18, 2022)

Final Ruling on State Senate and House Maps Read more

 

Hanbidge announces $30,000 grant to Wissahickon Valley Historical Society

(Mar 14, 2022)

HARRISBURG, March 14 – State Rep. Liz Hanbidge, D-Montgomery, today announced a $30,000 grant has been awarded to the Wissahickon Valley Historical Society. The grant was awarded through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and will go toward repairs to the historic Franklinville School. “Since 1858, the Franklinville School has withstood the test of time, and has remained an integral part of Montgomery County’s story for the last 164 years,” Hanbidge said. “These grant dollars will make certain that this historic building continues to be deeply woven into the fabric of our community for generations to come.” The award will be used to offset the cost of necessary repairs to the building, including renovations to the roof, porches, and HVAC, along with cosmetic upgrades. Anyone with questions may contact Hanbidge’s office at 610-277-3230. Read more

 

The Need for Charter School Reform

(Mar 14, 2022)

The Need for Charter School Reform Read more

 

Hanbidge applauds $90,000 grant awarded to North Wales Area Library

(Mar 09, 2022)

HARRISBURG, March 9 – State Rep. Liz Hanbidge, D-Montgomery, today announced the awarding of $90,000 in grant funding to the North Wales Area public library. These grants were awarded through the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Bureau of Library Development, which is funded from a portion of the state’s realty transfer tax. “Unfettered access to high-quality public libraries has been a part of our commonwealth’s story since its inception,” Hanbidge said. “These grant dollars will go toward ensuring residents in the 61 st Legislative District continue to have an avenue to obtain the vital services offered by our public libraries here in Montgomery County.” The award will be used to offset the cost of necessary repairs to the building, including replacing the roof and insulation, with the goal of making the library more energy efficient. Anyone with questions may contact Hanbidge’s office at 610-277-3230. Read more

 

Updates on Mail-in Voting & Act 77

(Mar 04, 2022)

Updates on Mail-in Voting & Act 77 Read more