April 12 update: Grant programs now open for applications

(1 day ago)

Here are the latest state grant programs that recently opened for applications, as well as a federally funded American Rescue Plan grant opportunity available to humanities organizations. Read more

 

County Recycling Coordinator and Host Municipality Inspector grant programs now open for applications

(Apr 05, 2021)

Find information about state grant programs that are now open. Read more

 

McNeill: Area school districts to receive over $50 million in federal funding to support in-person learning

(Mar 31, 2021)

HARRISBURG, March 31 – State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, today announced four school districts and two charter schools in the 133 rd Legislative District are expected to receive federal funding totaling $50.72 million to help students return to the classrooms. “One of the biggest priorities as we continue fighting COVID-19 is ensuring the safety of students and faculty when returning to school,” McNeill said. “With depleted budgets, school districts need this critical funding to have programs and resources ready to get students back in their classrooms safely and provide additional support to students who may have fallen behind.” McNeill said the breakdown of the federal funding for schools in the 133 rd District is as follows: Bethlehem Area School District - $32.12 million. Catasauqua Area School District - $4.19 million. Salisbury Township School District - $3.48 million. Whitehall-Coplay School District - $7.18 million. Innovate Arts Academy Charter School - $2.74 million. Arts Academy Charter School - $1.01 million. The funding is part of the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund passed by Congress and signed by President Joe Biden. The money can be used for food service; professional training; technology Read more

 

Neighborhood Assistance Program and Enterprise Zone Tax Credit Program now open for applications

(Mar 29, 2021)

Find information on the Neighborhood Assistance Program and other grant programs that are taking applications. Read more

 

McNeill: It’s time to address the fireworks issue

(Mar 25, 2021)

State Reps. Jeanne McNeill and Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh, have introduced a bill that would repeal Pennsylvania’s law allowing residents to purchase and set off powerful fireworks. Read more

 

McNeill lauds committee vote as welcome news

(Mar 24, 2021)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, a member of the PA House Gaming Oversight Committee, announced today that nonprofit entities that lost fundraising revenue due to closures and canceled fundraisers caused by COVID-19 mitigation efforts are now one step closer to being able to conduct online games of chance. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Dislocated worker, intermediate punishment, and wildfire assistance grant programs

(Mar 22, 2021)

Several state grant programs are open for applications. Read more

 

Schweyer, prime co-sponsors introduce bill to repeal Pa. fireworks law

(Mar 19, 2021)

HARRISBURG, March 19 – State Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh, along with state Reps Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, Robert Freeman, D-Northampton, Steve Samuelson, Mike Schlossberg, all D-Lehigh, and Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, today introduced a bill which would repeal Pennsylvania’s law allowing residents to purchase and set-off powerful fireworks. “For the past few years, I, along with many of my neighbors have been awakened at all hours of the night from the loud barrage of fireworks near my home and with the Fourth of July holiday approaching, it is time again to address this problem,” Schweyer said. “This goes beyond the borders of Allentown. Many of my colleagues in the House from Philadelphia to Easton and Pittsburgh to Erie have all shared similar fireworks problems in their communities. This legislation would repeal the most recent changes made to the fireworks law and would provide all municipalities more power to enforce the law and help restore quality of life back to city residents.” "As the Memorial Day weekend draws closer, followed by the July Fourth holiday, so too will the inevitable calls and complaints to my office about fireworks activity," McNeill said. "Last summer, as noted by conversations I had with many residents throughout Lehigh County, it seemed as though the COVID pandemic produced an uptick in pyrotechnic use. This increased nighttime activity added to the stresses in our communities: upsetting pets, Read more

 

Keystone Communities, Fish & Boat Education, and School-to-Work grant programs now open for applications

(Mar 15, 2021)

State grant programs now open for applications Read more

 

McNeill: Frontline workers need more protections

(Mar 11, 2021)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, has authored legislation aimed at protecting people working in the retail and hospitality industries who have faced increased threats and physical violence throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

 

McNeill: It’s time we know what the big gas companies know

(Mar 09, 2021)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, has joined Rep. Dan Miller, D-Allegheny, in sponsoring H.B. 838, legislation that would adopt the recommendation from state Attorney General Josh Shapiro that all chemicals in the fracking process in the commonwealth be disclosed 14 days prior to use at any stage of the process, including drilling. Read more

 

Arts funding and PEMA Nonprofit Security grant programs now open for applications

(Mar 08, 2021)

State grant programs open for applications. Read more

 

McNeill Helps Stock Trout in Coplay Creek

(Mar 05, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Jeanne McNeill joined the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission to stock trout in Coplay Creek and see first-hand how area volunteers help to prep our waterways for fishing season. Read more

 

McNeill lauds plan to vaccinate PreK-12 educators, staff

(Mar 03, 2021)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, is pleased that Gov. Tom Wolf announced today that Pennsylvania teachers will be added to the state’s vaccine distribution plan but continues to push for statewide vaccine registry. Read more

 

State Grant Programs Now Open for Applications: March 1 Update

(Mar 01, 2021)

State Grant Programs Now Open for Applications: March 1 Update Read more

 

McNeill joins push for statewide COVID-19 vaccine registry

(Feb 25, 2021)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, has signed on to legislation (House Bill 633) that would allow patients to register themselves and their families for the COVID-19 vaccine via a statewide database of available appointments. Read more

 

McNeill: We Must Protect the Sanctity of Unions and Religious Freedom for Pennsylvanians

(Feb 24, 2021)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, has introduced H.B. 485, legislation that would update who can legally officiate marriages in the commonwealth, effectively ending the question of legality regarding marriages officiated by someone ordained online. Read more

 

Tuskegee ties to Pa. Air Guard bind Black history, military future

(Feb 18, 2021)

Tuskegee Airmen, the legendary first Black U.S. military aviators, are renowned for their remarkable contribution to the country’s successes in World War II; work that undeniably led to desegregating the armed forces; and specifically, albeit unknowingly at the time, strengthening the Pennsylvania Air National Guard. Read more

 

McNeill introduces legislation to address children’s educational disruption during district residency disputes

(Feb 17, 2021)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, has introduced legislation aimed ensuring a child’s K-12 educational experience isn’t abruptly stopped or disrupted in any way in the event of a residency issue. Read more

 

State Grant Programs Now Open for Applications: Feb. 16 Update

(Feb 16, 2021)

New grant opportunities available. Read more

 

April 12 update: Grant programs now open for applications
1 day ago

County Recycling Coordinator and Host Municipality Inspector grant programs now open for applications
Apr 05, 2021

McNeill: Area school districts to receive over $50 million in federal funding to support in-person learning
Mar 31, 2021

Neighborhood Assistance Program and Enterprise Zone Tax Credit Program now open for applications
Mar 29, 2021

McNeill: It’s time to address the fireworks issue
Mar 25, 2021

McNeill lauds committee vote as welcome news
Mar 24, 2021

Now open for applications: Dislocated worker, intermediate punishment, and wildfire assistance grant programs
Mar 22, 2021

Schweyer, prime co-sponsors introduce bill to repeal Pa. fireworks law
Mar 19, 2021

Keystone Communities, Fish & Boat Education, and School-to-Work grant programs now open for applications
Mar 15, 2021

McNeill: Frontline workers need more protections
Mar 11, 2021

McNeill: It’s time we know what the big gas companies know
Mar 09, 2021

Arts funding and PEMA Nonprofit Security grant programs now open for applications
Mar 08, 2021

McNeill Helps Stock Trout in Coplay Creek
Mar 05, 2021

McNeill lauds plan to vaccinate PreK-12 educators, staff
Mar 03, 2021

State Grant Programs Now Open for Applications: March 1 Update
Mar 01, 2021

McNeill joins push for statewide COVID-19 vaccine registry
Feb 25, 2021

McNeill: We Must Protect the Sanctity of Unions and Religious Freedom for Pennsylvanians
Feb 24, 2021

Tuskegee ties to Pa. Air Guard bind Black history, military future
Feb 18, 2021

McNeill introduces legislation to address children’s educational disruption during district residency disputes
Feb 17, 2021

State Grant Programs Now Open for Applications: Feb. 16 Update
Feb 16, 2021