Krueger applauds funding for Chester Township Fire Co.

(Oct 11, 2022)

FOLSOM, Oct. 11 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger announced today that Chester Township Fire Co. has been awarded $100,000 in state grant funding. “This grant will help Chester Township Fire Company make critical repairs to the fire station and will support their work to keep us safe,” said Krueger. “I am pleased to have worked with the company to secure this funding.” The grant will help fund several repair projects at the fire station. $20,000 for kitchen repairs to replace windows to help retain heat and air during the winter and summer months and replace broken floor tiles. $20,000 for social room repairs for public safety. $30,000 for engine bay repairs to fix major cracks in the floor that need to be filled and sealed. $30,000 to convert the old heating system from oil to a more modern system. “These critical repairs are essential not only for the membership but for the community. Having a place where members want to spend their time will allow for faster response times, benefitting the entire community,” said Spencer Warren, Chester Township Fire Co. President. “I am thankful to see this state funding request approved for our fire company, and I would like to especially thank the department that approved the funds, and Rep. Krueger for being a voice for us in Harrisburg.” Calvin Read more


Krueger, Kane invite residents to October shredding event

(Oct 07, 2022)

FOLSOM, Oct. 7 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, and state Sen. John Kane, D-Delaware/Chester, will host a free shredding and drug take back event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, October 15. The event will take place in the parking lot at Northley Middle School, 2801 Concord Road, Aston. Attendees should enter from Concord Road . Residents may bring up to four boxes of documents. In addition, the Delaware County District Attorney’s Mobile Drug Collection Unit will be on-site collecting unneeded medications for proper disposal. Electronics will not be accepted at this event. “I am proud to host events like this one for residents and I’m happy Senator Kane can join us once again,” said Krueger. “It is important to have a safe and easy way to dispose of confidential information and unneeded medication. Shredding old paper can help prevent identity theft and proper disposal of old medication can prevent it from falling into the wrong hands!” Kane said, “Shredding events are one of the best ways to ensure your confidential and sensitive documents are disposed of without the risk of being used without your knowing. We’ve also seen unused and forgotten-about medications brought to our takeback events to protect the lives of those facing opioid addiction and to prevent the misuse of prescriptions. I am glad to join Representative Krueger in Read more


E-BLAST: Voting information and resources for you

(Oct 06, 2022)

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. In Pennsylvania, you also have the option to vote early by mail. Read more


E-BLAST: Public safety funding, LIWAP deadline, upcoming events and more

(Oct 04, 2022)

I’ve gotten a number of questions about state investments in public safety recently, so I want to share this information with all of you. Read more


Pennsylvania law enforcement funding over the past 8 years

(Oct 04, 2022)

Over the past 8 years, Pennsylvania has provided over $9 billion in support for law enforcement and related activities. Here is a breakdown of the investments: General Fund for Pennsylvania State Police General Government Operations: 2015/2016: $ 229,195,000 2016/2017: $241,430,000 2017/2018: $ 229,153,000 2018/2019: $ 284,762,000 2019/2020: $ 342,100,000 2020/2021: $406,253,000 (*includes $226 million of Coronavirus Relief Fund) 2021/2022: $614,827,000 2022/2023: $720,208,000 Law Enforcement Information Technology 2015/2016: $ 6,899,000 2016/2017: $6,899,000 2017/2018: $ 6,899,000 2018/2019: $ 6,899,000 2019/2020: $ 6,899,000 2020/2021: $6,899,000 2021/2022: $6,899,000 2022/2023: $6,899,000 Statewide Public Safety Radio System 2015/2016: $6,004,000 2016/2017: $6,004,000 2017/2018: $ 12,981,000 2018/2019: $ 12,332,000 2019/2020: $ 12,683,000 2020/2021: $12,033,000 2021/2022: $6,992,000 2022/2023: $7,043,000 Municipal Police Training 2015/2016: $1,256,000 2016/2017: $1,744,000 2017/2018: $ 1,828,000 2018/2019: $ 1,832,000 2019/2020: $ 1,716,000 2020/2021: $1,708,000 2021/2022: $1,708,000 2022/2023: $1,708,000 Automated Fingerprint Identification System 2015/2016: $861,000 2016/2017: $861,000 2017/2018: $ 885,000 2018/2019: $ 885,000 Read more


Krueger to host REAL ID information-only session

(Sep 30, 2022)

FOLSOM, Sept. 30 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger invites residents to join her for an information-only event to discuss REAL ID from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Brookhaven Municipal Center, 2 Cambridge Road, Brookhaven. A representative from PennDOT will join Krueger to answer questions about what REAL ID is, how to obtain one and who needs one. “I have heard from many constituents who have questions about whether or not they need to get a REAL ID,” said Krueger. “I hope this informational session will give them the answers they need ahead of the upcoming deadline.” Beginning May 3, 2023, Pennsylvanians will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, photo ID card, or another form of federally acceptable identification (such as a valid passport or military ID) to board a domestic commercial flight or enter a federal building or military installation that requires ID. The event is open to the public. Anyone with questions can call 610-534-6880 or email . Read more


Krueger invites non-profits to attend a grant workshop

(Sep 29, 2022)

FOLSOM, Sept. 29 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, will host a grant workshop for non-profits at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6. “Applying for state grants can be confusing and non-profits often have questions about the process,” said Krueger. “I am hosting this workshop to help local organizations learn more about how state grant programs work and what they need to do to be successful in their applications.” Presenters will discuss state grant opportunities, how to apply for them and more. Attendees must be affiliated with a local nonprofit organization and registration is required. For more information about how to attend the workshop, people can call 610-534-6880 or email . Read more


Krueger to host Medicare virtual workshops in October

(Sep 28, 2022)

HARRISBURG, Sept. 28– State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, will host two virtual Pennsylvania Medicare Education and Decision Insight events in coordination with Delaware County MEDI counselors. The first event, Medicare 101, will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4. This virtual event is for those approaching the age of 65 or who plan to enroll in Medicare soon. The second event is at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17 and will address upcoming Medicare changes in 2023 for those already on Medicare and those signing up soon. “ Medicare Open Enrollment starts in October ,” Krueger said. “I’m happy to host these events with the help of Delaware County MEDI counselors to help with the overwhelming process.” The events will be held over Zoom, and registration is required. To RSVP, call Krueger’s district office at (610) 534-6880 or email . Medicare Open Enrollment runs Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. During this time, people can enroll or switch plans. Read more


E-Blast: Senior Fair was a Blast!

(Sep 27, 2022)

Thank you to all who attended my Senior Expo last Thursday at the Brookhaven Municipal Center. More than 300 people joined us for one of my favorite annual events. Read more


State Grant Programs Open For Application

(Sep 26, 2022)

Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Regional Policing Assistance Program Who May Apply: Applicants for the Regional Policing Assistance Program may be any municipality – a city, borough, township, home-rule municipality, or county. Applicants may also be a public or quasi-public body, or its representative, duly authorized to act on behalf of one or more municipalities. All applications must be accompanied by fully executed Articles of Agreement or an Intergovernmental Agreement that establishes a Regional Police Department. Use: Funding will support efforts in establishing or expanding regional police departments that would improve the following: uniformity and consistency of enforcement across municipalities; recruitment; distribution and deployment of police personnel; training and personnel efficiency; career enhancement opportunities; enhanced professionalism; and reduction of costs. Funds: A total of approximately $1,000,000 in federal funds is being announced to support this initiative. Applicants may apply for up to $150,000 for the formation of a new regional police department or up to $50,000 for the expansion of an existing regional police department by adding a chartered municipality(ies). Application Deadline: September 6, 2023 More information: PCCD Website Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Legal Read more


Medicare 101

(Sep 21, 2022)

Learn the basics of Medicare from a PA MEDI counselor. This event will be held over Zoom. Registration is required. Call 610-534-6880 or email Read more


Medicare Updates for 2023

(Sep 21, 2022)

Get the latest news on Medicare from a Delco PA MEDI counselor. This event will be held over Zoom. Registration is required. Call 610-534-6880 or email Read more


E-BLAST: Senior Expo is this week, PA Marijuana Pardon Project deadline and more

(Sep 20, 2022)

I am back in Harrisburg this week for another voting session. With just a few session days left this year, I’ve been closely watching the bills that move and evaluating them in light of the needs of our districts. Read more


Krueger: Three local projects receive more than $473K in state grant funding

(Sep 20, 2022)

HARRISBURG, Sept. 20 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger announced today three grants totaling $473,816 in state funding through the Commonwealth Financing Authority . Brookhaven Borough received $211,140 through the Greenways, Trails and Recreation Grant Program to i nstall field lighting at Samson and Memorial parks to allow both baseball and softball games to be played into the early evening hours. It will also allow other types of community events to take place into a later hour of the day. “I am pleased to see Brookhaven Borough receive this funding,” said Krueger, D-Delaware. “Back in February, I met with parents who advocated for field lighting so more children can play baseball and softball. This state grant will benefit everyone who uses these fields.” Nether Providence Township received $122,676 through the Greenways, Trails and Recreation Grant Program for Phase I of trail development in Houston Park. This project will install a trailhead, a small parking area including an ADA-compliant space, a trail connection to the athletic fields, and the partial restoration of a historic bridge. Nether Providence Township also received $140,000 through the Watershed Restoration and Protection Grant Program for the Houston Community Park streambank restoration project along Ridley Creek. The township will restore and stabilize a portion of the streambank and Read more


Krueger to host September blood drive event

(Sep 14, 2022)

FOLSOM, Sept. 14 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, will host a blood drive event from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26 at the Brookhaven Borough Hall, 2 Cambridge Road, Brookhaven. “The Red Cross is currently in critical need of blood and their supply to stock local hospitals is vulnerable,” Krueger said. “According to the Red Cross, every blood donation can help save up to three lives!” Those interested in donating can click here to make an appointment or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. Anyone with questions can contact Krueger’s office at (610) 534-6880 or email . Read more


Grants Workshop for Non-Profits

(Sep 14, 2022)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger will host a grants workshop at 9 a.m. on Thursday, October 6. Presenters will discuss state grants opportunities, how to apply and more! Call (610) 534-6880 or email to register. Read more


Real ID

(Sep 14, 2022)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger is hosting a Real ID Informational event from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11 at the Brookhaven Municipal Center, 2 Cambridge Rd, Brookhaven PA 19015. Please note: This is an information – only session. A PennDOT representative will be on-site to provide information and answer questions about REAL ID. Read more


E-BLAST: Supporting workers, expanding voter registration services, upcoming events and more

(Sep 14, 2022)

I am back in Harrisburg this week for the first voting session of the fall. Read more


Violence Intervention and Prevention, Transportation, and Local Law Enforcement Funding Opportunities

(Sep 13, 2022)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Commonwealth Financing Authority: Gaming Economic Development Tourism Fund (GEDTF) (Funding Source: Pennsylvania Gaming Economic Development and Tourism Fund) Who May Apply : Allegheny County Municipalities, Authorities (Redevelopment, Municipal or Industrial), Councils of Government, Non-Profit Organizations, Trusts and For Profit Organizations. Use : To support community and economic development projects in Allegheny County. Funds : Awards between $150,000 and $500,000. Application Deadline : September 23, 2022 More Information : Click on . Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: Traffic Signal Technologies Grant Program (Funding Source: Motor License Fund) Who May Apply : Municipalities. Use : To install and maintain traffic signal technologies. Funds : Varies by award. This is a reimbursement grant with no matching funds required. Application Deadline : September 30, 2022 More Information : Click on . Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) Grant Program (Funding Source: American Rescue Plan Act Funds) Who May Apply Read more


Blood Drive

(Sep 09, 2022)

Monday, September 26 Brookhaven Borough Hall 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. You can schedule an appointment here . Read more