Photos from Harrisburg and around the district

Rep. Ed Neilson makes remarks at a Harrisburg press conference regarding distracted driving.

Rep. Ed Neilson makes remarks at a Harrisburg press conference regarding distracted driving.



Rep. Ed Neilson stands for workers’ rights by participating in the SEIU “Workers Rise-Up Day” rally.

Rep. Ed Neilson stands for workers’ rights by participating in the SEIU “Workers Rise-Up Day” rally.



State Rep. Ed Neilson, D-Phila., delivers a citation and a certificate to Marlene Nimmo, one of four voters residents of the 174th Legislative District inducted into the Pennsylvania Voter Hall of Fame this year. The Voter Hall of Fame recognizes constituents for voting in 50 consecutive general elections.

State Rep. Ed Neilson, D-Phila., delivers a citation and a certificate to Marlene Nimmo, one of four voters residents of the 174th Legislative District inducted into the Pennsylvania Voter Hall of Fame this year. The Voter Hall of Fame recognizes constituents for voting in 50 consecutive general elections.



Representative Neilson spoke at the press event for the I participated in the Pennsylvania Apprentice Coordinators Association’s “Apprentice Awareness Day.”

Representative Neilson spoke at the press event for the I participated in the Pennsylvania Apprentice Coordinators Association’s “Apprentice Awareness Day.”



Rep. Neilson received the Recognition Award for Homeland Security Leadership and Public Engagement from the Keeping IDentities Safe for his advocacy on Real ID enforcement in Pa.

Rep. Neilson received the Recognition Award for Homeland Security Leadership and Public Engagement from the Keeping IDentities Safe for his advocacy on Real ID enforcement in Pa.



Representative Neilson, Raymond Dietz R.W. Grandmaster and Speaker Turzai on the House floor.

Representative Neilson, Raymond Dietz R.W. Grandmaster and Speaker Turzai on the House floor.



Rep. Ed Neilson along with Representative Driscoll and Representative White welcome cheerleaders from St. Huberts’ Catholic School for Girls to Harrisburg. The girls won the National High School Cheerleading Championship and were recognized on the House Floor.

Rep. Ed Neilson along with Representative Driscoll and Representative White welcome cheerleaders from St. Huberts’ Catholic School for Girls to Harrisburg. The girls won the National High School Cheerleading Championship and were recognized on the House Floor.



Representative Neilson, at a bill signing where the Governor signed Senate Bill 133, which will allow Pennsylvania to offer residents an optional REAL ID-compliant driver license.

Representative Neilson, at a bill signing where the Governor signed Senate Bill 133, which will allow Pennsylvania to offer residents an optional REAL ID-compliant driver license.



State Rep. Neilson talking to some rally attendees at the state Capitol.

State Rep. Neilson talking to some rally attendees at the state Capitol.



Rep. Ed Neilson attends an informational meeting of the House Game and Fisheries Committee to get an update on Game Commissions Annual Report.

Rep. Ed Neilson attends an informational meeting of the House Game and Fisheries Committee to get an update on Game Commissions Annual Report.



Today Governor Tom Wolf unveiled his 2017-18 budget proposal. Rep. Neilson is encouraged by the governor’s strong commitment on education funding, drug treatment proposals and creating a severance tax on natural gas drilling.

Today Governor Tom Wolf unveiled his 2017-18 budget proposal. Rep. Neilson is encouraged by the governor’s strong commitment on education funding, drug treatment proposals and creating a severance tax on natural gas drilling.



Rep. Ed Neilson attends a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on raising the minimum wage.

Rep. Ed Neilson attends a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on raising the minimum wage.



State Rep. Ed Neilson highlights his efforts to raise awareness of dyslexia throughout the state including his resolution, which was adopted by the House and designates October as Dyslexia Awareness Month.

State Rep. Ed Neilson highlights his efforts to raise awareness of dyslexia throughout the state including his resolution, which was adopted by the House and designates October as Dyslexia Awareness Month.



State Rep. Ed Neilson highlights his efforts to raise awareness of dyslexia throughout the state including his resolution, which was adopted by the House and designates October as Dyslexia Awareness Month.

State Rep. Ed Neilson highlights his efforts to raise awareness of dyslexia throughout the state including his resolution, which was adopted by the House and designates October as Dyslexia Awareness Month.



State Rep. Ed Neilson highlights his efforts to raise awareness of dyslexia throughout the state including his resolution, which was adopted by the House and designates October as Dyslexia Awareness Month.

State Rep. Ed Neilson highlights his efforts to raise awareness of dyslexia throughout the state including his resolution, which was adopted by the House and designates October as Dyslexia Awareness Month.



State Rep. Ed Neilson highlights his efforts to raise awareness of dyslexia throughout the state including his resolution, which was adopted by the House and designates October as Dyslexia Awareness Month.

State Rep. Ed Neilson highlights his efforts to raise awareness of dyslexia throughout the state including his resolution, which was adopted by the House and designates October as Dyslexia Awareness Month.



State Rep. Ed Neilson highlights his efforts to raise awareness of dyslexia throughout the state including his resolution, which was adopted by the House and designates October as Dyslexia Awareness Month.

State Rep. Ed Neilson highlights his efforts to raise awareness of dyslexia throughout the state including his resolution, which was adopted by the House and designates October as Dyslexia Awareness Month.



State Rep. Ed Neilson highlights his efforts to raise awareness of dyslexia throughout the state including his resolution, which was adopted by the House and designates October as Dyslexia Awareness Month.

State Rep. Ed Neilson highlights his efforts to raise awareness of dyslexia throughout the state including his resolution, which was adopted by the House and designates October as Dyslexia Awareness Month.



State Rep. Ed Neilson’s wife, Doris, and chief of staff, Nick, celebrate a donation to Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools, an Educational Improvement Organization. Also, pictured are Dan Tropeano (left), UnitedHealthcare executive director, and Philadelphia Councilman Brian O’Neill (far left).

State Rep. Ed Neilson’s wife, Doris, and chief of staff, Nick, celebrate a donation to Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools, an Educational Improvement Organization. Also, pictured are Dan Tropeano (left), UnitedHealthcare executive director, and Philadelphia Councilman Brian O’Neill (far left).



Rep. Ed Neilson and many of his House colleagues welcome members of the Philadelphia Consular Corps.

Rep. Ed Neilson and many of his House colleagues welcome members of the Philadelphia Consular Corps.



Rep. Ed Neilson reads to students at Paly Early Learning Center.

Rep. Ed Neilson reads to students at Paly Early Learning Center.



State Rep. Ed Neilson welcomes constituents to his Community Movie Night.

State Rep. Ed Neilson welcomes constituents to his Community Movie Night.



State Rep. Ed Neilson is greeted by actor and activist Kevin Spacey.

State Rep. Ed Neilson is greeted by actor and activist Kevin Spacey.



State Rep. Ed Neilson meets with ex-Eagles quarterback Michael Vick to discuss a bill that would offer better protections to animals in the state.

State Rep. Ed Neilson meets with ex-Eagles quarterback Michael Vick to discuss a bill that would offer better protections to animals in the state.



State Reps. Ryan Bizzarro, Dan McNeil, Marty Flynn and Frank Farina welcome Rep. Ed Neilson back to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

State Reps. Ryan Bizzarro, Dan McNeil, Marty Flynn and Frank Farina welcome Rep. Ed Neilson back to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.



Lt. Gov. Mike Stack welcomes Rep. Ed Neilson back to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Lt. Gov. Mike Stack welcomes Rep. Ed Neilson back to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.



With his family watching, State Rep. Ed Neilson takes the oath of office to represent the 174th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

With his family watching, State Rep. Ed Neilson takes the oath of office to represent the 174th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.



With his family watching, State Rep. Ed Neilson takes the oath of office to represent the 174th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

With his family watching, State Rep. Ed Neilson takes the oath of office to represent the 174th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.



With his family watching, State Rep. Ed Neilson takes the oath of office to represent the 174th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

With his family watching, State Rep. Ed Neilson takes the oath of office to represent the 174th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.