Krueger-Braneky announces 16 fire and EMS grants for 161st District, praises courage of first responders

(Apr 20, 2016)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, congratulated the 17 fire and ambulance companies in her legislative district that will receive more than $170,000 in state grants. Read more

 

Veterans Bill Helps Small Business Startups

(Apr 13, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky talks about why she voted yes on a bill that would remove start up fees for veteran-owned businesses in Pennsylvania and how it will help people right in Delaware County. Read more

 

Braneky: Medical Marijuana Soon To Be Law

(Apr 13, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky speaks about the House’s passage of a medical marijuana bill Wednesday that will help deliver vital medicine to people who are suffering. The bill now goes to the governor to be signed into law. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky Fights for Clean Air & Water

(Apr 13, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky speaks out against loosening regulations on gas drillers, due the fact that in 2015 there were over 1,000 violations against conventional drillers where air & water were polluted, potentially harming children in those affected areas. Read more

 

House resolution honors philanthropist Hal Taussig

(Apr 11, 2016)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, was joined by fellow Delaware County representatives to honor the life of Delaware County resident Hal Taussig today. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky bill would limit lobbyist influence on campaigns

(Apr 07, 2016)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, today announced plans to introduce a bill that will more clearly separate lobbying and campaign activities. Read more

 

Kreuger-Braneky Denied a Voice

(Apr 07, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Kreuger-Braneky attempts to ask questions about the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban but is denied any answers by the prime sponsor of the bill and the chairman of the committee that approved the bill. Leanne goes on to explain what she planned to ask about this outrageous bill being fast-tracked through the House. Read more

 

Bill to limit abortions in Pennsylvania survives delay vote

(Apr 07, 2016)

A bill to place new restrictions on abortion in Pennsylvania is poised for final vote in the state House next week after members on Wednesday voted down a Democrat-led effort to postpone the proposal for two months. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky Urges Hearings on Catastrophic Attack on Women’s Rights

(Apr 06, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky says the people deserve a real public hearing on a proposed bill that would put historic restrictions on women’s reproductive rights – the GOP majority pushed the bill through from introduction to committee passage to the House floor in a few days and refused to hold any public hearings or input from medical professionals. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky highlights report showing advanced energy would benefit Pennsylvania’s economy

(Apr 06, 2016)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, highlighted a report released today by the American Jobs Project as further evidence that a diverse advanced energy portfolio could increase jobs across the state and propel Pennsylvania closer to energy independence. Read more

 

Proposed Pa. abortion restrictions under fire on several fronts

(Apr 06, 2016)

Bipartisan legislation that would place further restrictions on abortion in Pennsylvania has come under fire for a variety of reasons ranging from legislating medical protocol to being an election year stunt. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky: Fiscal code veto a win for environment and clean air

(Mar 24, 2016)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, released the following statement on Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to veto the fiscal code bill: “This entire budget process has been a disappointment. From the lackadaisical attitude of the Republican leadership and their refusal to compromise, to the Speaker of the House adjourning session in December when we were poised to end this impasse, it has been a sobering look at how partisan Harrisburg has become. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky Fights for Lead-Free Water

(Mar 22, 2016)

In the wake of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky discusses the importance of new legislation aimed at protecting Pennsylvanians from potential lead contamination from aging paint and water pipes. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky appointed to Labor and Industry Committee

(Mar 16, 2016)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, has been appointed to serve on the House Labor and Industry Committee for the remainder of the 2015-2016. "It’s a tremendous honor to be selected to help make progress on issues that will benefit Pennsylvania’s economy and improve Pennsylvania’s workforce,” Krueger-Braneky said. “I look forward to hearing from working families in Delaware County, and across the state, about their views on topics such as raising the minimum wage and ensuring a safe workplace. Together, I am confident we can make Pennsylvania a better state for our workers and reach bipartisan solutions on many of these vitally important topics. I look forward to bringing my experience working with locally owned businesses to this committee.” Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky Proud of Medical Marijuana Vote

(Mar 16, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky talks about the pride she feels that another option for Pennsylvanians suffering from chronic conditions has passed the House. The historic Medical Marijuana bill will need Senate approval before it can be sent to the governor. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky: We must fight the NRA’s scare tactics

(Mar 15, 2016)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, today issued the following statement after participating in the PA SAFE Caucus’ morning news conference announcing legislation they support to help protect Pennsylvanians from the increasing threat of gun violence: “As a vice chair of the newly formed PA SAFE Caucus, we are committed to reducing gun violence throughout Pennsylvania. To do that, we must combat groups like the National Rifle Association, who use scare tactics and intimidation to try and get their way. And let’s be clear – the NRA is not pro-firearm or pro-Second Amendment, they’re pro-gun manufacturer. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky: Commonsense Gun Safety Needed Now

(Mar 15, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky joined members of PA SAFE, a group of state lawmakers and firearm-safety advocates, to announce their mission and outline legislation they support to help protect Pennsylvanians from the increasing threat of gun violence. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky Welcomes Band Champs

(Mar 14, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky welcomes members of the Sun Valley Marching Band to honor their State Championship at the 2015 Cavalcade of Bands and undefeated record in their competitive season. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky: Naloxone Saves Lives

(Mar 01, 2016)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky says the decision to allow police officers, first responders and family members of addicts to carry the life-saving medication naloxone is helping to crack down on the heroin and opioid epidemic ravaging the state, including Delaware County. She adds in its first year of wider distribution, naloxone has helped save the lives of some 600 Pennsylvanians. Read more

 

Winter 2016 Newsletter

(Feb 24, 2016)

Stay up to date on the latest news in the 161st District. Read more