Kosierowski introduces legislation to ensure staff retention at long-term care facilities

(Jan 20, 2022)

State Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski, D-Lackawanna, is aiming to address labor shortages currently impacting long-term care facilities across the commonwealth with legislation that would provide retention bonuses to professionals working in the long-term care profession. Read more

 

Proposed legislation would pay retention bonuses to long term care facility employees

(Jan 20, 2022)

“This program would provide an essential and deserved incentive for those employees who have served residents dependent on their care since the beginning of the pandemic.” Read more

 
 

NEPA Lawmakers: Scranton-to-NYC passenger rail service makes perfect sense for our region

(Jan 08, 2022)

The Scranton-to-NYC corridor would include rail stations in Tobyhanna, Mount Pocono and East Stroudsburg, plus several stops in New Jersey. Read more

 

Support for Scranton-to-NYC passenger train project picks up steam

(Jan 04, 2022)

Amtrak’s study of a proposed Scranton-to-New York City passenger train should be done by August, a railroad official said Tuesday. Read more

 

Kosierowski announces nearly $500,000 in funding for parks, greenspace projects

(Dec 30, 2021)

State Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski, D-Lackawanna, today announced a total of $499,000 in Community Conservation Partnership grants have been approved for projects that involve the improvement of parks and green spaces throughout northeast Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Veteran and substance abuse funding opportunities

(Dec 21, 2021)

Read about the latest grant programs open for applications. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Child abuse and neglect prevention funding and business site development opportunities

(Dec 14, 2021)

Read about the latest state grant programs open for applications. Read more

 

Kosierowski: State to invest $1 million in Moosic

(Dec 06, 2021)

State Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski, D-Lackawanna, today announced that that the state has awarded $1 million dollars in funding to a county-led revitalization effort in Moosic Borough. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Substance use disorder treatment provider and veteran employment funding opportunities

(Nov 29, 2021)

Read the about the latest state grant opportunities. Read more

 

Kosierowski announces nearly $800K in funding for streetscape and recreational improvements throughout the district

(Nov 19, 2021)

State Rep. Bridget M Kosierowski, D-Lackawanna, today announced a total of $795,890 in funding has been awarded to three projects in the boroughs of Dickson City, Clarks Summit and Fells Township. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Substance abuse, arts, and career/technical training funding opportunities

(Nov 17, 2021)

Read about the latest grant opportunities open for applications. Read more

 

Kosierowski stands with teachers

(Nov 05, 2021)

State Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski joined state Reps. Kyle Mullins and Mike Carroll, Rep.-elect Thom Welby, and state Sen. Marty Flynn outside the Lackawanna County Courthouse to show support for striking teachers in the Scranton School District, and outrage over the district cutting health coverage during the strike. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Workforce development, clean diesel, and DC fast charging funding opportunities

(Nov 01, 2021)

Read about state and other grant opportunities that are taking applications. Read more

 

Pennie's Open Enrollment Period is now open

(Nov 01, 2021)

Pennie is Pennsylvanian's insurance marketplace and provides individuals and families with the ability to shop for high-quality health care plans and easily apply for financial assistance. Read more

 

LIHEAP: Expanded Home-Heating Assistance is Available to PA Renters, Homeowners

(Oct 21, 2021)

LIHEAP is a federally funded program administered by the Department of Human Services that provides assistance for home heating bills so Pennsylvanians can stay warm and safe during the winter months. Read more

 

Two-day hearing discusses how colleges fill in-demand careers

(Oct 20, 2021)

SCRANTON, Oct. 20 – The labor market in northeast Pennsylvania needs workers, and a two-day hearing in Tunkhannock and Scranton focused on how the region prepares students for success. “Students coming out of their high school years need opportunities like those provided here,” said state Rep. Bridget Kosierowski, D-Lackawanna. “My own kids came out of a preparatory school and I know as a mom that it was challenging to navigate finding the right opportunities for them and their peers. I am excited for my colleagues to learn about the different programs offered here like the Level Up Program, the SOAR Program of Study, Dual Enrollment, and continuing education programs.” The hearing was held at 409 on Adams, the student-run restaurant on the Scranton campus of Lackawanna College. Lawmakers heard from Dr. Jill Murray, president of Lackawanna College; Melissa Turlip, director of programming at the Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains; and Colins Furneaux, educational coordinator for Northern Tier Industry and Education Consortium. Testifiers highlighted the importance of career and technical education and the unique partnerships Lackawanna College and the Northern Tier Industry and Education Consortium have made with small businesses and industry in the region. “Our caucus is squarely focused on efficiency and saving taxpayer dollars, especially on the back end when students graduate,” said state Rep. Kyle Mullins. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Sexual assault, business education, and COVID relief payment funding opportunities

(Oct 13, 2021)

Read about state and other grant opportunities now open for applications. Read more

 

Labor union honors Kosierowski

(Oct 08, 2021)

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union 1176 has honored state Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski for her advocacy and work to advance legislation that prioritized health and safety initiatives for essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

 

Kosierowski: $480,000 awarded to help students stay connected

(Oct 07, 2021)

Grant funding of $480,000 will help ensure students in the Riverside School District have the technology tools needed to stay connected to the internet. Read more

 

Kosierowski introduces legislation to ensure staff retention at long-term care facilities
Jan 20, 2022

Proposed legislation would pay retention bonuses to long term care facility employees
Jan 20, 2022

Now open for applications: Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program; preservation planning; and substance abuse education and reduction grant opportunities
Jan 18, 2022

NEPA Lawmakers: Scranton-to-NYC passenger rail service makes perfect sense for our region
Jan 08, 2022

Support for Scranton-to-NYC passenger train project picks up steam
Jan 04, 2022

Kosierowski announces nearly $500,000 in funding for parks, greenspace projects
Dec 30, 2021

Now open for applications: Veteran and substance abuse funding opportunities
Dec 21, 2021

Now open for applications: Child abuse and neglect prevention funding and business site development opportunities
Dec 14, 2021

Kosierowski: State to invest $1 million in Moosic
Dec 06, 2021

Now open for applications: Substance use disorder treatment provider and veteran employment funding opportunities
Nov 29, 2021

Kosierowski announces nearly $800K in funding for streetscape and recreational improvements throughout the district
Nov 19, 2021

Now open for applications: Substance abuse, arts, and career/technical training funding opportunities
Nov 17, 2021

Kosierowski stands with teachers
Nov 05, 2021

Now open for applications: Workforce development, clean diesel, and DC fast charging funding opportunities
Nov 01, 2021

Pennie's Open Enrollment Period is now open
Nov 01, 2021

LIHEAP: Expanded Home-Heating Assistance is Available to PA Renters, Homeowners
Oct 21, 2021

Two-day hearing discusses how colleges fill in-demand careers
Oct 20, 2021

Now open for applications: Sexual assault, business education, and COVID relief payment funding opportunities
Oct 13, 2021

Labor union honors Kosierowski
Oct 08, 2021

Kosierowski: $480,000 awarded to help students stay connected
Oct 07, 2021