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Financial Literacy and Substance Abuse Events

(Nov 13, 2017)

As our young people prepare to graduate from high school and move onto the next phase of their lives, parents often worry if they’ve done all they can to prepare their children for adulthood. Read more

 

Attorney General to attend Substance Abuse Forum and registration is open

(Nov 08, 2017)

BIG NEWS! We’re very excited to announce that Attorney General Josh Shapiro is joining us at our Substance Abuse Forum on Wednesday, November 29th at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Mt. Lebanon! Read more

 

October Month in Review

(Nov 02, 2017)

Review of October events, including Halloween festivities, and a preview of November events in the region. Read more

 

Birth Certificates and Passports

(Oct 19, 2017)

With the current buzz about Real ID and driver’s licenses, my office has received many questions about obtaining passports. My latest email covers the topic. Read more

 

Substance Abuse Forum, Nov. 29

(Oct 17, 2017)

My "Substance Abuse Forum -- Challenges to Recovery" event will be held 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1066 Washington Road. Read more

 

Local Halloween Festivities

(Oct 13, 2017)

With October comes a calendar full of community Halloween activities, which are always fun for families. Check the listing of local Halloween festivities. Read more

 

Protecting yourself from Equifax data breach; Alzheimer’s event Oct. 5 at Dormont Library

(Oct 03, 2017)

My latest email contains tips on protecting yourself from the Equifax data breach, along with a reminder invite to my Oct. 5 Alzheimer's event. Read more

 

September Month in Review

(Sep 29, 2017)

Review of September events and a preview of October events in the region. Read more

 

Alzheimer's: Planning, Living & Fighting

(Sep 22, 2017)

I would like to invite you to an event I am hosting on Thursday, October 5th called “Alzheimer’s – Planning, Living & Fighting,” which will take place at the Dormont Public Library. Read more

 

Moving Beyond Awareness to the Challenges to Recovery

(Sep 20, 2017)

Rep. Dan Miller and staff will host a Substance Abuse Forum from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 29 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1066 Washington Road, Pittsburgh Read more

 

Budget Update and Disability & Mental Health Bills

(Sep 15, 2017)

Get the latest on the state budget situation and some of my newest legislative initiatives as co-chair of the Autism and Intellectual Disabilities Caucus. Read more

 

Curbing Sexual Violence In PA

(Sep 08, 2017)

Earlier this week I joined Governor Wolf and a bipartisan collection of legislators to introduce our “It’s On Us PA” bill package, which seeks to eliminate sexual violence in our schools and universities. Read more

 

Don't miss our Senior Fair!

(Sep 05, 2017)

Be sure to mark your calendars for our annual Senior Fair coming up on Thursday, September 28th at our new location at the Salvation Army on McNeilly Road in Mt. Lebanon! Read more

 

August Wrap-Up

(Aug 31, 2017)

Review of August events and a preview of September events in the region. Read more

 

Improving Education in Pennsylvania

(Aug 25, 2017)

Don't miss your opportunity to provide input into Pennsylvania's Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan. Read more

 

Upcoming Events for Seniors

(Aug 22, 2017)

I have these three upcoming events scheduled in the district for seniors. Read more

 

Helpful reminders for Back to School season

(Aug 17, 2017)

Here are some helpful back-to-school tips, along with start dates for area schools. Read more

 

Alzheimer's Planning, Living & Fighting, Oct. 5

(Aug 17, 2017)

My Alzheimer's Planning, Living & Fighting event will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5 at Dormont Library, 2950 W. Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh. Read more

 

Senior Bus Tour to the Capitol, Oct. 23

(Aug 17, 2017)

My Senior Bus Tour to the Capitol will be on Monday, Oct. 23. Read more

 

Miller, Schlossberg to propose adding mental health, physical and developmental disabilities to school curriculum

(Jul 27, 2017)

MT. LEBANON, July 27 – As more students with disabilities or a mental health diagnosis are successfully integrated into public schools, state Reps. Dan Miller and Mike Schlossberg are planning legislation to add those topics to the health class curriculum. Miller, D-Mt. Lebanon, and Schlossberg, D-Lehigh, want Pennsylvania school districts to educate students in an age-appropriate manner about mental health, physical disabilities and developmental disabilities in order to help break down barriers, both in school and beyond. “Our bill would require the Department of Education to create curriculum guidelines for health classes that provide a framework for positive discussion and increased understanding,” Miller said. “Our hope is that by guiding this discussion in a positive way at each level, we will help decrease stigma and support a true inclusion experience – where more and more students know someone with a diagnosis, they can support each other, and no one sits alone.” Schlossberg, who has been very public about his own successful fight against depression, said a key goal of the legislative effort is erasing stigmas associated with disabilities and mental illness. “Stigma isn’t just some abstract, icky feeling. It has concrete, long-term damaging effects on a person’s ability to learn, become employed and build long-lasting relationships,” Schlossberg said. “This legislation would give schools the Read more