“This funding will go a long way toward making needed improvements throughout Lackawanna County. I was glad to offer my support to the projects and I’m glad the CFA board recognized their importance,” said Kosierowski. Read more
“Lead, asbestos, radon, mold and other hazardous elements are frequently found in our schools, which has significant short- and long-term effects on children and faculty,” said Rep. Bridget Kosierowski (D-Lackawanna). Read more
“Lead, asbestos, radon, mold and other hazardous elements are frequently found in our schools, which has significant short- and long-term effects on children and faculty.” Read more
The legislation was proposed Tuesday at a press conference by state Rep. Dan Miller, D-Allegheny, Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski, D-Lackawanna, as well as Sen. Christine Tartaglione, D-Phila, and Sen. Tim Kearney, D-Delaware, who were joined by members of United Spinal, a nonprofit disability rights and veterans service organization. Read more
Pa. state Rep. Bridget Kosierowski joined state Rep. Dan Miller to introduce legislation which would require insurance to cover repair and maintenance of wheelchairs. Read more
As we head into this new House session, in the majority, we are determined to push investments in school buildings to the top of the list. Read more
“This week’s court decision regarding Pennsylvania school funding is welcomed by students, teachers and taxpayers across the state." Read more
Here are some of the latest state programs now open for applications. Read more
“We couldn’t possibly touch on all the issues affecting health care staffing today, but this hearing offered a chance for lawmakers and members of the public to understand the complexity of the problems,” said Rep. Bridget Kosierowski, who spent more than 25 years in the health care sector and is a registered nurse. “Real change will only come about if we methodically address the root causes of these numerous issues.” Read more
HARRISBURG, Jan. 23 – Seeking to ease the burden of medical debt on working families, a plan to create the Pennsylvania Medical Debt Repayment Program was unveiled today by state Reps. Arvind Venkat and Nick Pisciottano, both D-Allegheny; Bridget Kosierowski, D-Lackawanna; and Tarik Khan and Donna Bullock, both D-Phila. “As a physician, I have seen firsthand how problems with our nation’s healthcare system – including medical debt – have hurt families and prevented people from getting the care they need,” said Venkat, the first physician to serve in the General Assembly in nearly 60 years. “While there are many issues that we need to address, including the systemic problems that lead to spiraling medical debt, this bill is an important first step toward helping people across Pennsylvania get the assistance and the care they need – and not phone calls from collection agencies.” “When my son was diagnosed with childhood leukemia, the last thing I wanted to worry about was the stress of medical costs. No family in Pennsylvania should ever need to think twice before seeking care for chronic or other serious conditions for fear of going into medical debt,” Kosierowski said. “We must do whatever we can at the state level to ensure that families don’t need to choose between going to the doctor or putting food on their table or buying clothes for their children.” The lawmakers likened the newly Read more
Forconi contacted state Rep. Bridget Kosierowski, D-114, Waverly Twp., looking for grants for the community center, and her office worked with him to apply, he said. Read more
"He's got a full plate, and it's a busy job, but I really have great faith that he'll do a wonderful job," said Rep. Bridget Kosierowski, (D) 114th District in Lackawanna County. Read more
"I’m glad that Dickson City received this substantial grant so Crystal Park can be updated while ensuring that the cost of the project doesn’t fall on local taxpayers." Read more
Each month contains a scene from our Pennsylvania Capitol, proclaimed as one of the most beautiful Capitol buildings in the nation. Read more
“As we move forward, I will encourage the incoming Shapiro administration to meet the state’s constitutional obligation to adequately fund education, so Pennsylvania students don’t fall behind, no matter where they live." Read more
Kosierowski called the condition of the state’s roads and bridges “a disaster.” Read more
“I look forward to joining Representatives Madden and McNeill on this leadership team and working with them to highlight opportunities to support and advocate for issues, legislation and funding for our region,” Kosierowski said. Read more
Read about the latest state grant opportunities open for applications. Read more
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