Another View: Time for honesty on equal pay in the Pa. workplace

(Mar 15, 2017)

Recently, an editorial written by two of our fellow legislators from the Senate was published advocating for S.B. 241 and equal pay for equal work – the idea that women should rightfully be paid the same as men for doing the same job. We would like to applaud Sens. Jake Corman and Tom McGarrigle for supporting this idea, however we believe it is vital to inform them that S.B. 241, which passed the Senate in February, would actually take several steps away from achieving pay equity. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky Honors State Champions

(Mar 13, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky speaks on the House Floor in honor of the state champion marching band from Sun Valley High School. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky urges Meehan to vote against Trumpcare

(Mar 10, 2017)

Calling it a disservice to the constituents they both share, state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, urged Congressmen Pat Meehan to vote against the TrumpCare plan being rushed through Congress. Read more

 

House, Senate Democrats and Wolf administration officials advocate against ill-conceived Republican health care plan

(Mar 09, 2017)

Calling it a dangerous proposition that hasn’t been properly vetted, state Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-Montgomery, was joined today by House and Senate Democrats, as well as officials from Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration, to call on Pennsylvania’s congressional Republicans to reject the Trumpcare plan that would devastate Pennsylvania by increasing the deficit and most importantly, leaving millions without access to adequate health care. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky on Testing for Special Needs Students

(Mar 06, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky talks with Pa. Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera about alternative testing for non-verbal and other special needs students. There is also discussion on funding for early education, such as Pre-K. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky on Adult Literacy Funding

(Mar 06, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky asks about proposed reduction in funding for the Delaware County Literacy Council. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky to host second Small Business Breakfast

(Mar 03, 2017)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, announced today that following a successful Small Business Breakfast last summer, she will be hosting a second Small Business Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 10 at Neumann University’s Schmidt Multipurpose Room, 1 Neumann Drive, Aston, PA 19014. Read more

 

Winter 2017 Newsletter

(Mar 03, 2017)

Get all the latest information from Harrisburg and the 161st District in Rep. Krueger-Braneky's latest newsletter! Read more

 

PA Rep. Krueger-Braneky “silenced” over ACA repeal questions

(Mar 02, 2017)

After weeks of grueling budget hearings in Harrisburg, it’s to be expected that tensions are running high in the statehouse. But Democratic state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky said Rep. Stan Saylor, chair of the House Appropriations Committee, went too far by shutting down her questions about the impact of a possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act on Pennsylvania in one recent hearing. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky: We must help our veterans

(Mar 02, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky questions members of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs about what can be done to prevent veteran suicide. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky on Utility Pipeline Safety & Sighting

(Mar 01, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky received startling information at a budget hearing with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission about their ability to maintain safe conditions and properly sight utility pipelines in the state. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky: Funding Concerns For Our Environment

(Feb 27, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky reacts to today's House Appropriations Committee budget hearings with the secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection and reinforces the need to properly fund the agencies that protect clean air and clean water. Read more

 

Wolf vows to veto new anti-abortion law

(Feb 24, 2017)

Gov. Tom Wolf attended a listening session arranged by state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-161 of Swarthmore, on Thursday to hear the concerns of medical professionals and women after the recent passage of a tough new anti-abortion measure. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky: Put Small Business First

(Feb 21, 2017)

As budget hearings get underway in Harrisburg, Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky says Pennsylvania taxpayers should demand accountability regarding tax credits that go to large corporations, often leaving small businesses struggling. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky Fighting For Working Families

(Feb 15, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky attended a Labor and Industry Committee hearing in Harrisburg to fight for the Worker's Compensation rights of Pennsylvanians injured on the job. Read more

 

Delaware County fire/ambulance companies receive $214,974 in state grants

(Feb 10, 2017)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, announced today that 16 local fire and ambulance companies in the 161st Legislative District are set to receive $214,974 in state grants. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky: Budget provides boost to education, cuts bureaucracy, protects vulnerable Pennsylvanians

(Feb 07, 2017)

Calling Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal a path forward for Pennsylvania, state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, hailed the investment in pre-K and Head Start while noting the importance of continuing to battle Pennsylvania’s opioid addiction crisis. Read more

 

House adopts Krueger-Braneky resolution recognizing 100-year anniversary of ‘Silent Sentinels’ suffragists

(Jan 25, 2017)

Acknowledging their indispensable efforts fighting to secure the right of women to vote, state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, today noted the House’s unanimous adoption of her resolution (H.R. 31) honoring the 100th anniversary of the “Silent Sentinels.” Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky Recognizes Silent Sentinels

(Jan 25, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky speaks on her House Resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the protests by the Silent Sentinels, whose nonviolent actions shifted the hearts and minds of American politicians and earned women across the nation the right to vote. Read more

 

McCarter joined by legislators, advocacy groups to announce formation of Climate Caucus

(Jan 25, 2017)

Citing the very real threat posed by climate change, state Rep. Steve McCarter, D-Montgomery, was joined today by legislators and advocacy groups to announce the formation of the bicameral Climate Caucus. Read more