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Madden, McNeill re-elected to Northeast Delegation leadership; Kosierowski added to leadership team

Starbucks workers in Whitehall join national union wave. Vote set for Friday.

(Dec 01, 2022)

The event was attended by state Reps. Jeanne McNeill and Peter Schweyer, Allentown Mayor Andrew Tuerk and workers with the United Automobile Workers union at Mack Trucks. Read more

 

Marcon Properties, LLC, to purchase former Allentown Metal Works site

(Dec 01, 2022)

State Rep. Peter Schweyer says public funds are vital for this kind of project and will pay off in the long run, with good-paying local jobs. Read more

 

Guzman praises closing of controversial center for immigrants

(Dec 01, 2022)

“I’m glad that this facility is finally closed. This long-awaited moment is the result of a lot of work and the joint effort of the community. This is very rewarding because I embraced this battle as my mission,” Guzman said. Read more

 

PennDOT is hiring for winter maintenance

(Dec 01, 2022)

Employees hired for the Winter Maintenance Program are critical to a safe winter season, and these temporary opportunities are an excellent pathway to a permanent career with PennDOT. Read more

 

PA Treasury could be holding your unclaimed property

(Dec 01, 2022)

Each year, the Pennsylvania Treasury receives millions of dollars of unclaimed property. It is estimated that roughly one in 10 Pennsylvanians has unclaimed property. Read more

 

Get quality health coverage at a low cost through Pennie

(Dec 01, 2022)

Last year, many Pennsylvanians enrolled in health insurance through a Pennie plan and paid lower monthly premiums due to premium subsidies included in the American Rescue Plan Act. Read more

 

Need help heating your home? Apply to LIHEAP this winter.

(Dec 01, 2022)

Everyone should be able to keep warm during the coldest months of the year, and LIHEAP is a true security blanket for those who are in need. Read more

 

Whitehall Starbucks employees join call for unionization; vote set for Friday

(Nov 29, 2022)

Some of the local officials attending included Democratic state Reps. Jeanne McNeill and Peter Schweyer, Allentown City Council member Joshua Siegel, and Allentown Mayor Matthew Tuerk. Read more

 

Employees at Starbucks in Whitehall Twp. to vote on unionizing this week

(Nov 29, 2022)

State Representatives Jeanne McNeill and Peter Schweyer paid a visit to the Starbucks on MacArthur Road in Whitehall Township to support the workers there. Read more

 

Pashinski hosts local leaders to discuss solutions to the commercial truck issue on Giants Despair in Laurel Run Borough

(Nov 29, 2022)

During the meeting, Pashinski said officials discussed possible solutions, including additional signage, converting the road to a one-way, alerting truck companies about road restrictions, updating GPS guidance systems, and several other proposals that will be pursued before the next meeting. Read more

 

Supports available for Pa. grandparents, others raising children amid substance abuse

(Nov 24, 2022)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, spoke of how a bipartisan bill package adopted in 2018, spurred by the testimony of grandparents in situations like Shanahan’s, created PA KinConnector and authorized temporary legal guardianship for caregivers. Read more

 

Schweyer Highlights Priorities for New Legislative Session

(Nov 22, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Peter Schweyer highlights his priorities for the upcoming legislative session with a focus on increased education funding, helping our veterans and seniors, and investing in critical infrastructure projects like road and bridge repairs. Read more

 

Mullins: $1M RACP grant awarded to support local renewable energy development project

(Nov 21, 2022)

“This project will divert waste from landfills, produce diesel fuel domestically, and create local jobs; and it will do so without producing harmful emissions." Read more

 

Madden, McNeill, Northeast Delegation announce $4.3M grant for St. Luke’s radiology and surgical space expansion

(Nov 21, 2022)

“We are grateful to have the support of Representatives Madden and McNeill and the entire Northeast Delegation for St. Luke’s new radiology residency program and surgical space expansion at the Anderson Campus,” said Ed Nawrocki, president of St. Luke’s East Region and Anderson Campus. Read more

 

Lehigh Valley nonprofit receives $300,000 state grant to expand services

(Nov 21, 2022)

“Danny’s Ride is helping to fill a critical need in our community,” Schlossberg said. “The opioid epidemic continues to take its toll on our region, robbing families of loved ones. Many families will gather around the table at Thanksgiving with broken hearts. Recovery is possible, but it needs to be easier. A simple ride can make all the difference in the first steps to recovery, and Danny’s Ride is working to do that.” Read more

 

Pashinski welcomes $1 million grant for Hanover Township solar farm

(Nov 21, 2022)

Pashinski said the construction would include environmental remediation and engineering, grid modernization and electrical infrastructure, construction and maintenance of the facility, and pollinator friendly/landscape shields. Read more

 

Guzman hosts constituent event in Reading

(Nov 18, 2022)

PA state Rep. Manny Guzman hosted a constituent event in Reading where information on important state programs such as LIHEAP heating assistance was provided to residents, and volunteers handed out 500 turkeys and bags of food. Guzman reminded residents if they or someone they know needs help with the cost of heating their home this season, they can contact his office at 610-376-1529 or visit LIHEAP.com for more information. Read more

 

State lawmaker and former Philadelphia Eagle hand out 500 turkeys in Reading

(Nov 17, 2022)

Rep. Manny Guzman organized an event to help local residents in need. Read more

 

Madden, McNeill re-elected to Northeast Delegation leadership; Kosierowski added to leadership team

(Nov 17, 2022)

“We have worked collectively to bring in millions of dollars for crucial projects that have and will continue to have enormous benefits for northeast Pennsylvania, and we have focused on ensuring our incredibly hard-working district office staffs have easy access to the resources necessary to help our constituents.” Read more

 

Pashinski on Helping Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

(Nov 16, 2022)

While much has been done, Pashinski hopes to do more with House Bill 2858, which would give funds to non-profit organizations that help with legal fees and other services for these grandparents. Read more

 

Starbucks workers in Whitehall join national union wave. Vote set for Friday.
Dec 01, 2022

Marcon Properties, LLC, to purchase former Allentown Metal Works site
Dec 01, 2022

Guzman praises closing of controversial center for immigrants
Dec 01, 2022

PennDOT is hiring for winter maintenance
Dec 01, 2022

PA Treasury could be holding your unclaimed property
Dec 01, 2022

Get quality health coverage at a low cost through Pennie
Dec 01, 2022

Need help heating your home? Apply to LIHEAP this winter.
Dec 01, 2022

Whitehall Starbucks employees join call for unionization; vote set for Friday
Nov 29, 2022

Employees at Starbucks in Whitehall Twp. to vote on unionizing this week
Nov 29, 2022

Pashinski hosts local leaders to discuss solutions to the commercial truck issue on Giants Despair in Laurel Run Borough
Nov 29, 2022

Supports available for Pa. grandparents, others raising children amid substance abuse
Nov 24, 2022

Schweyer Highlights Priorities for New Legislative Session
Nov 22, 2022

Mullins: $1M RACP grant awarded to support local renewable energy development project
Nov 21, 2022

Madden, McNeill, Northeast Delegation announce $4.3M grant for St. Luke’s radiology and surgical space expansion
Nov 21, 2022

Lehigh Valley nonprofit receives $300,000 state grant to expand services
Nov 21, 2022

Pashinski welcomes $1 million grant for Hanover Township solar farm
Nov 21, 2022

Guzman hosts constituent event in Reading
Nov 18, 2022

State lawmaker and former Philadelphia Eagle hand out 500 turkeys in Reading
Nov 17, 2022

Madden, McNeill re-elected to Northeast Delegation leadership; Kosierowski added to leadership team
Nov 17, 2022

Pashinski on Helping Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Nov 16, 2022