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Schweyer: Blue-Green Caucus Ready to Work

(3 hours ago)

Pa. state Rep. Peter Schweyer joined environmental advocates and labor leaders to launch the legislative agenda of the Blue-Green Caucus aimed at combating climate change while creating good-paying union jobs. Schweyer highlighted how his Community Solar legislation could boost the state and encouraged all sides of the political spectrum to work together on these issues. Read more

Pashinski hosts shredding event, brings out over a hundred residents

(4 hours ago)

A paper-shredding event held by state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski on Saturday, April 13, helped many area residents safeguard their personal and financial data. Read more

Pa. House of Representatives passes Siegel bill to redevelop shopping malls

(7 hours ago)

State Rep. Josh Siegel announced today his legislation that would authorize cities, boroughs, incorporated towns and townships to provide developers special tax incentives for redeveloping languishing shopping malls passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Read more

Pashinski’s office helps residents with PTRR applications

(Apr 11, 2024)

Residents of the community attended a legislative outreach event today at the Valley View Terrace in Wilkes-Barre, announced state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski. Read more

Lehigh Valley lawmakers issue statement on Volvo Group’s heavy-duty truck plant announcement

(Apr 11, 2024)

Speaking on behalf of our constituents and every hard-working American employed at the Mack facility in Lehigh County, today’s announcement by the Volvo Group is certainly concerning. It is hard to understand why Volvo would choose to build this All-American line of trucks outside of the United States. Read more

Schlossberg votes to expand ban on handheld devices while driving

(Apr 10, 2024)

“I know we live in a world of rapid communication, but keeping our roads safe is a critical responsibility and I am glad Pennsylvania is finally moving to take these steps," Schlossberg said. Read more

Grants, April 9

(Apr 09, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Department of Agriculture: Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure Program Who May Apply: Agricultural producers or processors and nonprofits, for-profits, local government entities, and institutions such as schools, universities or hospitals that operate middle of the food chain activities or invest in equipment that will benefit middle of the supply chain activities. Use: Activities that expand capacity and infrastructure for the aggregation, processing, manufacturing, storing, transporting, wholesaling or distribution of targeted local and regional agricultural products Funds: Grants will be awarded to the extent that funds are available. Grant requests shall be between $10,000 and $100,000. Application Deadline: May 15, 2024 More information: PDA Website Department of Health: WalkWorks Grant Program Who May Apply: Municipalities located in either a PA Department of Health State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN) priority county or in communities with an overall percentile rating above 60 in the PA Department of Environmental Protection’s PennEnviroScreen Tool. The 10 current SPAN counties include Clearfield, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mercer, Northumberland, and Philadelphia. Use: Funds and structured pre-planning assistance will be available to a limited number of municipal and/or multi-municipal applicants to complete the Read more

McNeill chemical-disclosure legislation voted out of House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee

(Apr 09, 2024)

Legislation that would disclose to Pennsylvanians what chemicals are used in fracking, authored by state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, was voted out of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today. Read more

House passes Schlossberg pet insurance bill

(Apr 08, 2024)

“Pennsylvania offers consumer protections for a variety of insurance policies, whether it be health, life, homeowner or auto,” Schlossberg said. “Pet insurance provides valuable coverage, and consumers deserve to know what is in their policies, what care their pets will receive and the true costs.” Read more

Siegel releases statement in support of DA Holihan’s decision to file charges in tragic death of 3-year-old Elijah Abreu Borgen

(Apr 05, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel released the following statement today after a firearm-related death of a child in his community: Read more