Phila. House Delegation 2024-25 Budget Priorities

Philadelphia House Delegation leaders hold a press conference at City Hall in Philadelphia to respond to Governor Shapiro's budget proposal and discuss their priorities in the upcoming budget process.

September 14, 2023 - Caregiver Workforce Crisis

The House Majority Policy Committee traveled to Philadelphia for a hearing regarding the caregiver workforce crisis from a consumer’s point of view. The hearing, hosted by Rep. Joe Hohenstein, was part of Hohenstein’s 2023 Disability Summit. During the hearing, members heard testimony from people with disabilities, their caregivers, and advocates on the current state of the caregiver workforce, and what can be done to better support it.

September 22, 2022 - Interaction of the Disabled Community with Technological Innovation

The House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing to explore the impacts technological advancements have had on the disabled community. The hearing was hosted by Rep. Joe Hohenstein at Temple University as part of his 2022 Disability Summit.

Frankford High School Labor Fair

I had an amazing time bringing a labor fair to Frankford High School - Philadelphia, PA today. Thank you to the team at Frankford as well as my dear friends Pat Eiding and Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson for a great day!

April 6, 2022 - Port of Philadelphia Tour and Discussion

State Reps. Elizabeth Fiedler and Joe Hohenstein host an event to help members of the PA House of Representatives understand the economic impact the Port of Philadelphia has on the region and how the state legislature can further support it.

Release American Rescue Plan Funds Presser

Rep. Joe Hohenstein hosts a press conference with Governor Tom Wolf to call on House and Senate Republicans to release American Rescue Plan funds, money already allocated to Pennsylvania by the federal government, to help local businesses and families across the Commonwealth.

3rd Annual Labor Fair at Lincoln High School

Over 25 vendors were in attendance at state Rep. Joe Hohenstein's annual labor fair at Lincoln High School, representing unions and building trades from across the region. Hundreds of Lincoln students attended from all grades and had an opportunity to speak directly with trainers and apprenticeship coordinators about how to prepare for and pursue a lucrative career in skilled labor.

Residential Construction Problems and Overdevelopment in Philadelphia Communities

State Rep. Joe Hohenstein is introducing legislation that would give homeowners and neighborhoods the tools they need to keep their homes sound and neighborhoods safe from faulty construction techniques and out-of-scale development. These photos represent some of the issues found in neighborhoods Hohenstein and other state lawmakers represent.

Labor Fair at Abraham Lincoln High School

Rep. Hohenstein hosted a labor fair for students at Abraham Lincoln H.S. The event provided students with the chance to speak with local union and labor reps to learn about careers in the labor industry.