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McNeill appointed chair of Northeast Democratic Delegation

Pashinski applauds $70,000 in community improvement funding

(May 22, 2024)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski today announced $70,875 in state funding to improve downtown Wilkes-Barre. Read more

 

Madden school board training bill OK’d by House

(May 22, 2024)

"This important and simple reform would ensure that school board directors have access to high quality training,” said Madden. Read more

 

House committee OKs Freeman bill to compensate communities with high percentage of tax-exempt properties

(May 22, 2024)

"Municipalities in the Lehigh Valley and across Pennsylvania with a large amount of tax-exempt properties are faced with the challenge of providing residents with essential services but without a sustaining real estate tax revenue base,” said Freeman. Read more

 

Mullins announces nearly $800,000 in funding for several projects throughout the Mid and Upper Valley

(May 22, 2024)

State Rep. Kyle Mullins, D-Lackawanna, along with Sens. Marty Flynn and Rosemary Brown, today announced the distribution of Local Share Account grants throughout the 112th House District, which spans from Dunmore to Carbondale and its surrounding municipalities. Read more

 

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities For Your District

(May 22, 2024)

Multiple grant programs are currently open for applications. Read more

 

Samuelson secures $370,000 for Bethlehem sidewalk, streetscape improvements

(May 21, 2024)

“This major undertaking will repair and replace the sidewalks in front of more than 25 businesses and impact more than 60 different properties in Bethlehem’s Southside Business District along the West 4th Street corridor between South New Street and Broadway,” Samuelson said. Read more

 

Pashinski announces over $2 million in funding for community projects

(May 21, 2024)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski today announced that $2,230,498 in Local Share Account Program grants have been approved for projects throughout the community. Read more

 

Schweyer, Schlossberg, McNeill, and Siegel applaud funding for community projects

(May 21, 2024)

State Reps. Peter Schweyer, Michael Schlossberg, Jeanne McNeill, and Josh Siegel today announced that $177,623 in Local Share Account Program grants have been approved for projects throughout Lehigh County. Read more

 

Donahue, Kosierowski bring home $1.71 million in state grants

(May 21, 2024)

State Reps. Bridget M. Kosierowski and Kyle T. Donahue are pleased to announce that $1.71 million in state Local Share Account grants were awarded today by the Commonwealth Financing Authority for projects in Scranton and throughout the portions of Lackawanna County they represent. Read more

 

Freeman welcomes $661,700 in state grants

(May 21, 2024)

“This latest round of grants will play an important role in local economic development, recreational improvements and municipal and emergency service upgrades,” said Freeman. Read more

 

Madden procures $1.54 million for local projects

(May 21, 2024)

“I am pleased that the CFA board recognized how imperative these improvements are. Emergency services are the lifeblood of our communities. The funding provided will provide first responders with new opportunities to serve the public and stay safe doing it,” said Madden. Read more

 

Haddock secures $3.51 million in grants from the state

(May 21, 2024)

“From equipment upgrades for police and fire departments, to improvements at local parks and baseball and softball fields, these funds will go a long way toward making things better in our communities,” said Haddock. Read more

 

Probst brings home $2 million in state grants

(May 21, 2024)

“These grants are important on several levels. They ensure that municipalities can complete important infrastructure upgrades without raising local taxes, while at the same time improving recreational opportunities for residents,” said Probst. Read more

 

McNeill’s office to hold monthly veterans outreach May 20

(May 17, 2024)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill is alerting local veterans that her monthly support program will be held on Monday, May 20 at her district office in Whitehall. Read more

 

Schweyer statement on passing of former House Education Committee Chairman Rep. James Roebuck

(May 16, 2024)

For thirty-five years Jim Roebuck distinguished himself in service to the people of West Philadelphia and the children of the entire commonwealth. I was lucky enough to see his example on how to lead the Education Committee and be a fierce advocate who still could compromise and negotiate to make sure the ultimate goal was achieved: better schools for every kid. Read more

 

Siegel, representative of the majority of Allentown’s NIZ, makes statement of support after study and increased revenues

(May 15, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel released the following statement regarding the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone study and his support for it: Read more

 

Donahue highlights fiscal challenges for independent pharmacies

(May 15, 2024)

“The way the system currently functions, pharmacy benefits managers are supposed to negotiate a reasonable price for prescriptions through Medicaid, but we heard directly from pharmacy owners today that those savings are not being passed on to consumers,” said state Rep. Kyle T. Donahue, who hosted the hearing and represents portions of Lackawanna County. “In this case, the PBMs – a third-party – is not only pocketing taxpayer dollars but they are also driving the escalation of drug prices.” Read more

 

Siegel applauds $14,089 grant for Casa Guadalupe Center

(May 14, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel announced that a $14,089 state grant has been awarded to help improve a senior community center in his district. Read more

 

House, Senate Dems Discuss Access to Health Care

(May 14, 2024)

“As a nurse, I saw too many patients arrive at our hospital with advanced disease because they didn’t have access to preventable care earlier. We have to fix this because we deserve better here in the Commonwealth,” Kosierowski added. “We have many challenges to work through, but I’m confident we can find solutions and reduce healthcare deserts in Pennsylvania.” Read more

 

Committee examines patient outcomes, nursing home care

(May 13, 2024)

“Funding and workforce challenges are at the heart of many of the issues facing health care facilities,” said Rep. Bridget Kosierowski, who worked in the health care sector as a registered nurse for 25 years. “Recruitment and retention are important, but we are also hearing that facility directors simply cannot fill all their openings.” Read more

 

Pashinski applauds $70,000 in community improvement funding
May 22, 2024

Madden school board training bill OK’d by House
May 22, 2024

House committee OKs Freeman bill to compensate communities with high percentage of tax-exempt properties
May 22, 2024

Mullins announces nearly $800,000 in funding for several projects throughout the Mid and Upper Valley
May 22, 2024

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities For Your District
May 22, 2024

Samuelson secures $370,000 for Bethlehem sidewalk, streetscape improvements
May 21, 2024

Pashinski announces over $2 million in funding for community projects
May 21, 2024

Schweyer, Schlossberg, McNeill, and Siegel applaud funding for community projects
May 21, 2024

Donahue, Kosierowski bring home $1.71 million in state grants
May 21, 2024

Freeman welcomes $661,700 in state grants
May 21, 2024

Madden procures $1.54 million for local projects
May 21, 2024

Haddock secures $3.51 million in grants from the state
May 21, 2024

Probst brings home $2 million in state grants
May 21, 2024

McNeill’s office to hold monthly veterans outreach May 20
May 17, 2024

Schweyer statement on passing of former House Education Committee Chairman Rep. James Roebuck
May 16, 2024

Siegel, representative of the majority of Allentown’s NIZ, makes statement of support after study and increased revenues
May 15, 2024

Donahue highlights fiscal challenges for independent pharmacies
May 15, 2024

Siegel applauds $14,089 grant for Casa Guadalupe Center
May 14, 2024

House, Senate Dems Discuss Access to Health Care
May 14, 2024

Committee examines patient outcomes, nursing home care
May 13, 2024