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Schweyer: Enough is Enough!

(12 hours ago)

Pa. state Rep. Peter Schweyer is calling on the House Republicans to bring stalled gun reform legislation to a vote in the wake of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Texas. A parent of children in the Allentown School District, he is pushing for the legislature to advance the bills before Tuesday’s tragedy happens again. Read more

Madden: Get Serious about Stopping Gun Violence in Schools

(22 hours ago)

In the wake of 19 children getting murdered in their Texas classroom this week, the time is now, she said, for actual action and to find humane and sensible solutions for a uniquely American crisis. Read more

Pashinski: Is There Anywhere That’s Safe?

(22 hours ago)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski questions why the legislature continues to ignore opportunities to protect innocent people from senseless gun violence in the the wake of Tuesday’s mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Texas. Read more

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Pa House Dems push gun reform on House floor

(1 day ago)

“There’s nothing more pro life than working collaboratively on humane, pragmatic, sensible solutions to our nation's tragic unique crisis of gun violence,” said Rep. Maureen Madden, (D) Monroe County. Read more

Kosierowski: We Must Step Up Now and Do What’s Right

(1 day ago)

Pa. state Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski vows to continue advocating for advancement of legislation to address the staffing crisis impacting long-term care facilities in Lackawanna County and across the Commonwealth. Read more

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Reading youth and young adults tour Muhammed Ali’s training camp

(May 23, 2022)

The Real Deal partnered with Reading Film Office, Berks Community Action Program, Fighter’s Heaven in Deer Lake, Reading School District and the Olivet Boys & Girls Club, with sponsorship help from Berks Community Action Program, state Sen. Judy Schwank and state Rep. Manny Guzman, organizers said. Read more

Mullery to host free paper shredding event June 11

(May 19, 2022)

The event will be held 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 11 at Greater Nanticoke High School, 425 Kosciuzsko St., Nanticoke. Read more

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Berks County primary election faces technical problems, errors and criticism

(May 18, 2022)

Rep. Manny Guzman alerted the public of issues he encountered while trying to vote Tuesday morning. Read more

Guzman warns of problems with Berks County voting machines

(May 17, 2022)

“When I went to cast my ballot today, what should have been a quick, simple process turned into a multi-hour ordeal,” said Guzman. Read more

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Ground Broken for Building That Will House Bethlehem Food Co-op

(May 16, 2022)

In addition to the co-op board, representatives from Peron Development and Boyle Construction were in attendance for the groundbreaking, along with Bethlehem mayor J. William Reynolds, several members of Bethlehem City Council, state Rep. Steve Samuelson (D-135) and U.S. Rep. Susan Wild (D-7). Read more