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

 

Sept. 3 update: Protecting our kids from COVID-19

(Sep 03, 2021)

Weekly email also provides Hurricane Ira flood resources, thanks our amazing first responders, reminds about federal unemployment benefits ending, and much more. Read more

 

Bullock, Hanbidge legislation to require masks for PA schools, daycare centers

(Aug 31, 2021)

According to the CDC, multiple studies have shown that transmission rates within school settings – when prevention strategies are in place – are typically lower than community transmission levels. Read more

 

Aug. 27 update: Better Negotiating and Crisis Management

(Aug 27, 2021)

Weekly email also promotes an upcoming FREE shredding event, COVID-19 booster shots for the immunocompromised, the need for blood donations, and more. Read more

 

Federal Pandemic Unemployment Benefit Programs Ending Sept. 4

(Aug 25, 2021)

Job search assistance and non-unemployment assistance is available to help those in need. Read more

 

Aug. 20 update: The Delta Variant and Montgomery County

(Aug 20, 2021)

As we see the effects from an increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases across the country, and pleas from doctors and hospital systems for people to be vaccinated and to wear masks, Montgomery County has again become an area of “high” level community transmission per the CDC. Read more

 

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

Sept. 3 update: Protecting our kids from COVID-19
Sep 03, 2021

Bullock, Hanbidge legislation to require masks for PA schools, daycare centers
Aug 31, 2021

Aug. 27 update: Better Negotiating and Crisis Management
Aug 27, 2021

Federal Pandemic Unemployment Benefit Programs Ending Sept. 4
Aug 25, 2021

Aug. 20 update: The Delta Variant and Montgomery County
Aug 20, 2021