Pennsylvania’s health insurance marketplace is open for business.

(Dec 07, 2023)

Open enrollment with Pennie – the state health insurance marketplace – runs through Jan. 19. Read more

 

Philadelphia Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker names "intergovernmental roundtable"

(Dec 05, 2023)

Philadelphia Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker was voted in after calling for an intergovernmental approach to attack the city's issues including the open air drug market in Kensington, public safety and the underfunded school system.On Tuesday, she introduced the city to her "intergovernmental roundtable" working with her before she takes office.Local, state and federal leaders are expected to be part of the panel. They'll help guide Parker before she takes office in January. Read more

 

Representative Joanna McClinton Hosted her Third Annual Turkey Giveaway

(Dec 05, 2023)

Representative Joanna McClinton Hosted her Third Annual Turkey Giveaway Read more

 

Join us for our annual Holiday Health and Wellness Expo on Dec. 5!

(Nov 30, 2023)

???????The Property Tax Rent Rebate Program deadline is Dec. 31! Contact my office if you have any questions or need assistance completing the application. Read more

 

2023 Holiday Health and Wellness Expo

(Nov 28, 2023)

My office is hosting its annual Holiday Health & Wellness Expo on Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m at Motivation Highschool, 5900 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143. Seniors in attendance will receive a healthy lunch, enjoy live entertainment, and learn more about the benefits of eating well and exercising. Registration for this event is required . Please complete this form or call my office at 215-748-6712 to RSVP. I look forward to seeing you there! Read more

 

Turkey giveaways, races, a parade some of the signs of the season

(Nov 26, 2023)

State House Speaker Joanna McClinton, who districts lies Philadelphia and Delaware County held turkey distribution events recently including one at Darby Recreation Center, 1022 Ridge Ave., Darby. Read more

 

Will you be celebrating the season with me?

(Nov 22, 2023)

Thank you for coming to our Turkey Giveaways! Thank you for coming to our turkey giveaways! Visit my Flickr to find more photos from the November 18 th giveaway , the November 20 th giveaway , and the United Block Captains Association Senior Luncheon . Thanksgiving Office Closure In observance of Thanksgiving, my offices will be closed on the 23rd and 24th. We will be open during regular business hours on Monday. Leave us a message or send an email & we will get back to you as soon as possible! Have a Happy Thanksgiving! RSVP for Celebrate the Season with Seniors My office is hosting its annual Holiday Health & Wellness Expo on Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Seniors in attendance will receive a healthy lunch, enjoy live entertainment, and learn more about the benefits of eating well and exercising. Registration for this event is required. Please complete this form or call my office at 215-748-6712 to RSVP. I look forward to seeing you there! Property Tax Rent Rebate deadline is December 31 st ! The deadline to apply for the 2022 Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program - for rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2022 - is Sunday, Dec. 31. The rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians 65 or older; widows and widowers 50 or older; and people with disabilities 18 or older. This year, Read more

 

Mayor Kenney Joins City and State Officials to Break Ground at Rebuild’s Blanche A. Nixon Library

(Nov 21, 2023)

The City’s Rebuild program with the support of state and federal partners invest $8.5 million into the historic West Philadelphia library. Read more

 

McClinton Celebrates Passage of Legislation Protecting Abortion Care in PA

(Nov 16, 2023)

State House Speaker Joanna McClinton is touting the chamber’s swift passage of legislation that would protect women seeking abortion care in Pennsylvania from being criminally penalized by other states. Read more

 

Get ready for the Holidays with my office!

(Nov 16, 2023)

My office can help you sign up for Pennie or LIHEAP! Darby Turkey Giveaway and Vaccine Clinic THIS SATURDAY The Thanksgiving holiday is a time where friends and family come together and share a wonderful meal. My office wants to help, so we’re hosting our annual Turkey Giveaway THIS Saturday, November 18th at the Darby Recreation Center. At this event, residents will receive a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner and have access to a host of state-related services and material. Free flu and COVID vaccines will also be available . If you or a loved one could benefit from this event, I encourage you to come out on Saturday to receive your turkey! Event time : 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Address: 1022 Ridge Ave., Darby, Pa., 19023 Can’t make our Saturday Giveaway? Join us on Monday! My office will be hosting a turkey giveaway with Create Motivate Inspire on MONDAY, November 20 at the F.J. Myers Recreation Center. If you or a loved one could benefit from this event, I encourage you to come out on Monday and get a turkey! Event time : 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. or while supplies last Address : 5801 Kingsessing Avenue, 19143 RSVP for Celebrate the Season with Seniors \ My office is hosting its annual Holiday Health & Wellness Expo on Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Seniors in Read more

 

Pa. House passes bill to protect out-of-state expectant mothers who seek abortion care

(Nov 16, 2023)

Lawmakers in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed a bill to protect pregnant women traveling from states that have banned abortions to the commonwealth for reproductive care, and they did it in just three weeks. Read more

 

McClinton’s Pardon-Reform Measure Gains Support from House Committee

(Nov 13, 2023)

State House Speaker Joanna McClinton’s legislation to reform Pennsylvania’s pardon process advanced one-step closer to consideration in the state House Monday when it was approved by the House Judiciary Committee. Read more

 

Community Turkey Giveaway

(Nov 13, 2023)

Event Date: November 20 Event time : 3-6 p.m. Event location : Myers Recreation Center, 5801 Kingsessing Ave. Read more

 

3rd Annual Thanksgiving Giveaway & Vaccine Clinics

(Nov 13, 2023)

Free flu and COVID vaccines registration. Event date: November 18 Event time : 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Address: 1022 Ridge Ave., Darby, Pa., 19023 Read more

 

Pa. House committee advances bill that would change how the state handles pardons

(Nov 13, 2023)

The state House Judiciary Committee on Monday voted 14-11 along party lines to advance a bill that would change how Pennsylvania handles pardons. Read more

 

Turkey Giveaway, Office Closure & more!

(Nov 09, 2023)

Contact or visit my office for assistance signing up for Pennie or LIHEAP! Turkey Giveaway and Vaccine Clinic The Thanksgiving holiday is a time where friends and family come together and share a wonderful meal. My office wants to help, so we’re hosting our annual Turkey Giveaway Saturday, November 18th at the Darby Recreation Center. At this event, residents will receive a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner and have access to a host of state-related services and material. Free flu and COVID vaccines will also be available . If you or a loved one could benefit from this event, I encourage you to come out Nov. 18 to receive your turkey! Event time : 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Address: 1022 Ridge Ave., Darby, Pa., 19023 LIHEAP & Pennie Enrollment The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps families pay their heating bills or cover the cost of emergency repairs. If you need assistance applying or have any questions, please visit or contact my office! You can enroll in 2024 health insurance coverage through Pennie until Jan. 15, 2024. For more info visit Pennie’s website or contact the Pennie Customer Service Call Center at 1-844-844-8040. Southwest Philadelphia Community Forum Join Salt & Light tonight at 6 p.m. at 5736 Chester Avenue for a community forum on developing strategies for Read more

 

A historic investment in schools puts PA on the right track

(Nov 07, 2023)

Nelson Mandela, the distinguished leader and equal rights activist, once said that “Educating all of our children must be one of our most urgent priorities. We all know that education, more than anything else, improves your chances of building better lives.” Read more

 

Vote! Vote!! Vote!!!

(Nov 06, 2023)

Tomorrow is Election Day! Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mail in ballots must be received by 8 p.m. Tuesday at your county election office. To find your polling place or a ballot drop off site, visit vote.pa.gov. To learn more about the importance of voting in this election, visit my website ! If you need to report any irregularities or errors when voting, please contact the Department of State at 717-787-5280 or RA-Elections@pa.gov . My offices will be closed tomorrow in honor of Election Day and reopen on Nov. 8 th . Please go out and vote. Democracy works best when we all participate! Read more

 

Join us to honor our Veterans & prepare for the Holidays!

(Nov 02, 2023)

VOTE!!! Election day is coming up on Tuesday! Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mail in ballots must be received by 8 p.m. To find your polling place or a ballot drop off site, visit vote.pa.gov. To learn more about the importance of voting in this upcoming election, visit my website ! My offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 7 th and reopen on the 8 th in honor of election day! A Salute to Veterans Join Rep. Young and I for a Salute to Veterans! RSVP online or call my office at 215-748-6712. Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: 5900 Elmwood Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143 LIHEAP & Pennie Enrollment The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps families pay their heating bills or cover the cost of emergency repairs. If you need assistance applying or have any questions, please visit or contact my office! You can enroll in 2024 health insurance coverage through Pennie until Jan. 15, 2024. For more info visit Pennie’s website or contact the Pennie Customer Service Call Center at 1-844-844-8040. Turkey Giveaway and Vaccine Clinic The Thanksgiving holiday is a time where friends and family come together and share a wonderful meal. My office wants to help, so we’re hosting our annual Turkey Giveaway Saturday, November 18th at the Read more

 

Proposed amendment offers reasonable measure of grace

(Nov 02, 2023)

The speaker of the state House of Representatives has introduced a proposed state constitutional amendment that would restore a sensible standard for evaluating clemency for people sentenced to life prison terms or the death penalty. Read more