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Schweyer Community Conversation with PennDOT on South 4th St. Project

(2 hours ago)

In this Community Conversation, Pa. state Rep. Peter Schweyer sits down with Ron Young from PennDOT to discuss the South 4th St. project in Allentown and its impact on safety and congestion throughout this busy corridor. Megan Fallon and Jason Hursh from the project design team also share specifics on new sidewalks, traffic signals, turning lanes, and repaving. Read more

Guzman announces $375,000 grant awarded to SAFE Berks to combat domestic violence

(2 hours ago)

The grant will be utilized to continue a cross-system, collaborative response to violence against women crimes in the county. Read more

McNeill: State investing more than $115K in criminal justice initiatives

(18 hours ago)

“I’m pleased that the PCCD has prioritized Salisbury and Whitehall townships with today’s funding announcement. These dollars will provide opportunity to evaluate current procedures and operating objectives while aiding in raising the level of police professionalism.” Read more

Madden brings home $500K for Heritage Center upgrades

(1 day ago)

The funding, Madden said, will be used to build an addition of approximately 17,000 square feet immediately adjacent to and connected to Stroud Mansion, which is a 12-room house built in 1795 by Jacob Stroud, founder of Stroudsburg and a Revolutionary War colonel. Read more

Allentown projects receive $10.5 million in state RACP grants

(1 day ago)

“These organizations provide valuable services to our area, from increasing access to affordable housing to expanding educational programs and activities for children,” Schweyer said. “I am pleased to see the state recognize the important work of these organizations and the tremendous services they provide to our community.” Read more

McNeill: State to invest $6.25 million in Lehigh Valley

(1 day ago)

“When our communities benefit from investments like these, the return stretches long into the future, and our children’s children are given more reason and opportunity to remain where they were born and raised, rather than seek out somewhere else to plant their own roots.” Read more

Pashinski announces approval of $2.5 million in RACP grants for Wilkes-Barre projects

(Dec 06, 2021)

Specifically, Project Elevate was approved for a $500,000 grant to provide a sustainable workforce development system to be located at the Train Station Complex off Wilkes-Barre Boulevard in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Read more

Kosierowski: State to invest $1 million in Moosic

(Dec 06, 2021)

“These dollars illustrate the efforts of Lackawanna County leadership and their willingness to approach existing properties and work toward paving a path for prosperity and growth." Read more

Guzman commends $2.25 million grant for Medical Arts Building rehabilitation project

(Dec 06, 2021)

“Investing in the necessary upgrades for these historic structures allows the vibrant past of this city to be blended with Reading’s incredibly bright future." Read more

Rozzi applauds $2.25 million grant for improvements to Reading’s Medical Arts building

(Dec 06, 2021)

“Modernizing and utilizing this facility is just one example of continued efforts to redevelop and revitalize the city of Reading. I’m incredibly thankful for this $2 million investment and will keep working to bring more state dollars home to benefit our community.” Read more