Public Sector Job Fair

(Aug 21, 2018)

You're invited! Learn more about my Public Sector Job Fair. Read more

 

Schweyer, Schlossberg and McNeill to co-host Sept. 6 government jobs fair in Allentown

(Aug 21, 2018)

ALLENTOWN, Aug. 21 – State Reps. Peter Schweyer, Mike Schlossberg and Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, announced today they will co-host a government jobs fair from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Cumberland Gardens Boys & Girls Club Gym, 501 E. Susquehanna St. Designed to help local residents connect with government employers about work prospects, the event will include resume reviews, as well as representatives from several government agencies currently hiring. “Employment with the government offers stable, family-sustaining jobs for many people throughout Pennsylvania,” Schweyer said. “Our job fair will help prepare people for their first job, assist those revamping their career and provide everyone in between the tools necessary to succeed.” “Our community is filled with capable individuals with great potential,” Schlossberg said. “By highlighting professional opportunities in the Allentown area, my colleagues and I hope to help recruit high achieving employees for our government.” “Working with my colleagues to plan an event like this is important for the future of our area,” McNeill said. I look forward to meeting the hardworking people of the Lehigh Valley and to help with their professional development.” For more information about the event, contact Schweyer’s office at 610-791-6270, Schlossberg’s office at 610-821-5577 or McNeill’s office at 610-266-1273. Read more

 

McNeill announces new funding for Crane Iron Works Site Revitalization in Lehigh County

(Aug 15, 2018)

WHITEHALL, Aug. 15 – State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, today announced the former Crane Iron Works site located in Catasauqua, Lehigh County, received $1.5 million in funding for redevelopment purposes. “I am happy to see this important project received the funding it deserves,” McNeill said. “The revitalization of this site will play a crucial role in bringing jobs and private investments to our communities. I would like to thank Governor Tom Wolf for releasing the funding for the redevelopment, and I look forward to working with officials from Catasauqua and the state to ensure this project reaches its greatest potential.” The funds will be used to help transform the 12-acre property from a vacant and deteriorating property into a site full of commercial, residential and public uses. The site currently includes a $10 million building that serves as home to borough offices, fire department and police station. Specifically, the funding will be used to demolish obsolete industrial buildings and to install roadways, water, sewer, storm water, electric, gas and other infrastructure. McNeill noted the governor’s commitment to creating family-sustaining jobs, and hopes the project will lead to greater economic and employment implications for the Lehigh County. The project received funding through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program which works to provide economic stimulus to communities across Pennsylvania with hopes to Read more

 

McNeill: Pennsylvanians with Pre-Existing Conditions Need Coverage

(Jul 25, 2018)

Pa. state Rep. Jeanne McNeill participated in a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing in Allentown to discuss a bill that would provide protections for Pennsylvanians who need health care but have a pre-existing condition. Read more

 

7/24/18 – Human Services for the Disabled Community – Bethlehem

(Jul 25, 2018)

Materials from public hearing hosted by State Rep. Jeanne McNeill. Read more

 

Rep McNeill, House Policy Committee examine human services for the disabled community in Pennsylvania

(Jul 24, 2018)

The House Democratic Policy Committee today heard from human services leaders at a hearing requested by state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh. The hearing focused on the importance of state and local services in helping people with physical and intellectual disabilities. “Quality human services programs are a vital necessity for the disabled so that they can effectivity function on a day-to-day basis,” McNeill said. “I wanted to discuss the options that are available to them and if needed, formulate a better plan across the state.” McNeill co-chaired the hearing with state Rep. Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, who serves as Democratic House Policy Committee chairman. “I commend Representative McNeill for taking up this important issue that affects many citizens across Pennsylvania,” Sturla said. “My hope is that the issue of creating better programs for the disabled will be at the forefront of our discussion in the General Assembly when we return to session.” Those testifying at the hearing included: Sheila Theodorou, director of Bureau of Supports for People with Intellectual Disabilities, Pennsylvania Department of Human Services; Dr. Ed Norris, Department of Psychiatry chairman, Lehigh Valley Health Network and Shane Adams, supports coordinator supervisor, Service Access and Management. Also speaking on behalf of the Lehigh County Human Services Department were Josh Bridges, administrator of mental health and intellectual Read more

 

McNeill tours Coplay Aggregates Quarry

(Jul 20, 2018)

WHITEHALL, July 20 – State Rep. Jeanne McNeill toured the Coplay Aggregates Quarry Thursday afternoon and met with the owners who explained the processes used at the Whitehall Township facility. Read more

 

Rep. McNeill to host public hearing on human services for the disabled community Tuesday in Bethlehem

(Jul 19, 2018)

BETHLEHEM, July 19 – As part of the House Democratic Caucus’ Plan4PA, state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, is hosting a House Democratic Policy public hearing on human services for the disabled community next week. The public hearing will occur 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 24 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Educational Conference Center, Room B, 2545 Schoenersville Road. McNeill requested the hearing to discuss the importance of state and local services in helping those with the physical and intellectual disabilities. She will be joined by state legislators from across the state, including Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster. The current agenda is: 2 p.m. – Welcome and opening remarks 2:10 p.m. – Sheila Theodorou Intellectual Disabilities, Pennsylvania Department of Human Services 2:40 p.m. – anel of Providers: Dr. Ed Norris , Department of Psychiatry chairman, Lehigh Valley Health Network Shane Adams , supports coordinator supervisor, Service Access and Management 3:10 p.m. – Panel from Lehigh County Human Services Department Josh Bridges , administrator of mental health and intellectual disabilities Mike Paulvik , deputy administrator for mental health 3:40 p.m. – Panel from Pennsylvania Waiting List Campaign: Ned Whitehouse , advisor Tom Caraiti , advisor 4 p.m. – Panel of Parents Read more

 

McNeill: Unions will remain strong despite Supreme Court decision

(Jun 27, 2018)

ALLENTOWN, June 27 – State Rep. Jeanne McNeill said the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus decision will not stop union efforts to help working people across Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Education funding increase brings budget ‘yes’ vote from McNeill

(Jun 20, 2018)

HARRISBURG, June 20 – State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, issued the following statement regarding today’s House of Representatives passage of the $32.7 billion state budget. Read more

 

McNeill reaches out to DEP regarding Whitehall dumping issue

(Jun 13, 2018)

HARRISBURG, June 13 – Responding to Monday evening’s Whitehall Township commissioner’s meeting where the issue of alleged illegal dumping by Coplay Aggregates was discussed, state Rep. Jeanne McNeill issued the following statement. Read more

 

Free shredding event planned by McNeill on Saturday

(Jun 11, 2018)

ALLENTOWN, June 11 – Residents are reminded about the free shredding and public safety event Saturday at Salisbury High School sponsored by state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, Fountain Hill and Salisbury Township. Read more

 

McNeill resolution recognizes May as ‘Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month’

(May 24, 2018)

HARRISBURG, May 24 – In an effort to raise awareness about Huntington’s disease, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives today unanimously adopted a resolution authored by state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh. Read more

 

Lt. Gov. Stack, Reps. McNeill, Schlossberg, and Schweyer to Host Pathways to Pardons

(Apr 19, 2018)

Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack and local state Reps. Jeanne MCNeill, Mike Schlossberg, and Pete Schweyer will host a community event April 26 in Allentown to explain the process for obtaining a pardon or expungement of a past criminal conviction in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Mc Neill is proud to attend today's anti-bullying rally at the state Capitol

(Apr 10, 2018)

I stood with legislators from across the state urging all young men and women to report bullying and to have conversations with everyone in an effort to stop bullying in schools. We need to strive for unity and swift action to stop this major problem in schools. Read more

 

McNeill, Boscola to host senior fair April 27

(Apr 09, 2018)

WHITEHALL, April 9 – State Rep. Jeanne McNeill and state Sen. Lisa Boscola invite area senior citizens to their upcoming senior fair. Read more

 

McNeill welcomes $1.26 million in solar energy grants

(Mar 16, 2018)

HARRISBURG, March 16 – State Rep. Jeanne McNeill said three Solar Energy Program grants totaling $1.26 million today were approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority for projects in her legislative district. Read more

 

McNeill: Saquon Barkley Day in Pennsylvania Wednesday

(Mar 12, 2018)

McNeill: Saquon Barkley Day in Pennsylvania Wednesday State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, has announced that Saquon Barkley of Coplay, Lehigh County will be recognized with a resolution (H.R .697 ) 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 14 by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. McNeill said immediately after the resolution presentation, Barkley will be available to the news media outside the Governor’s Reception Room, 2 nd Floor Main Capitol. Media coverage is invited . Read more

 

Winter/Spring 2018 newsletter

(Feb 27, 2018)

Stay up to date by reading a digital copy of my Winter/Spring 2018 newsletter. Read more

 

McNeill announces office hours for Fountain Hill and Whitehall

(Feb 22, 2018)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, has announced office hours at the Fountain Hill Borough Hall and extended hours at the Whitehall district office. For the convenience of her constituents, McNeill said beginning Friday, March 2, she will be holding satellite office hours inside the Fountain Hill Borough Hall. The visits will take place from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the first and third Friday of every month. “This will allow easier access to the services that our district office provide for my constituents in the Southwest part of the district,” McNeill said. The Fountain Hill Borough Hall location, 941 Long St., will serve residents in Fountain Hill, Salisbury Township and West Bethlehem. In addition, beginning Wednesday, Feb. 28, McNeill’s district office located at 1080 Schadt Ave. (across the street from Hackman’s Bible Book Store on Mickley Road) will remain open until 6 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of every month. The normal business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. McNeill reminds constituents that her office is located inside the ReMax building on the far left side when walking in the front door. Anyone who is unsure of the Whitehall or Fountain Hill satellite office hours or days, should contact McNeill’s district office in Whitehall at 610-266-1273 . Read more

 

Public Sector Job Fair
Aug 21, 2018

Schweyer, Schlossberg and McNeill to co-host Sept. 6 government jobs fair in Allentown
Aug 21, 2018

McNeill announces new funding for Crane Iron Works Site Revitalization in Lehigh County
Aug 15, 2018

McNeill: Pennsylvanians with Pre-Existing Conditions Need Coverage
Jul 25, 2018

7/24/18 – Human Services for the Disabled Community – Bethlehem
Jul 25, 2018

Rep McNeill, House Policy Committee examine human services for the disabled community in Pennsylvania
Jul 24, 2018

McNeill tours Coplay Aggregates Quarry
Jul 20, 2018

Rep. McNeill to host public hearing on human services for the disabled community Tuesday in Bethlehem
Jul 19, 2018

McNeill: Unions will remain strong despite Supreme Court decision
Jun 27, 2018

Education funding increase brings budget ‘yes’ vote from McNeill
Jun 20, 2018

McNeill reaches out to DEP regarding Whitehall dumping issue
Jun 13, 2018

Free shredding event planned by McNeill on Saturday
Jun 11, 2018

McNeill resolution recognizes May as ‘Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month’
May 24, 2018

Lt. Gov. Stack, Reps. McNeill, Schlossberg, and Schweyer to Host Pathways to Pardons
Apr 19, 2018

Mc Neill is proud to attend today's anti-bullying rally at the state Capitol
Apr 10, 2018

McNeill, Boscola to host senior fair April 27
Apr 09, 2018

McNeill welcomes $1.26 million in solar energy grants
Mar 16, 2018

McNeill: Saquon Barkley Day in Pennsylvania Wednesday
Mar 12, 2018

Winter/Spring 2018 newsletter
Feb 27, 2018

McNeill announces office hours for Fountain Hill and Whitehall
Feb 22, 2018