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

Gov. Wolf Visits Allentown’s Volunteers of America Children’s Center to Highlight Major Investments in Early Childhood Education, Child Care

(Sep 09, 2022)

Studies show that children who learn in high-quality Pre-K programs perform better in school and are more likely to graduate, while high-quality early learning programs also help students develop the social and emotional skills they need to succeed in the classroom and beyond. Read more

 

Roundtable Focuses on Deceptive Practices of So-Called “Crisis Pregnancy Centers”

(Sep 07, 2022)

“The most personal medical decision a woman makes should be between herself and her doctor, not between a male-dominated legislature or the Supreme Court. A woman’s right to choose should be just that – a woman’s right to choose.” Read more

 

Schlossberg: Here to Help

(Sep 02, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Mike Schlossberg invites residents of Allentown, South Whitehall and Upper Macungie to visit his district office for assistance with the many state programs and services that area available to them. His friendly and knowledgeable staff will listen to your concerns and help you get the answers you need. Read more

 

Let there be lights: Coplay’s Balliet Stadium will light up again for night baseball

(Sep 02, 2022)

Shut off for nearly a decade since Superstorm Sandy added the stadium lights to its long list of casualties in late October of 2012, State Representative Jeanne McNeill took a swing at the problem and in the eyes of the Coplay and local baseball community, has hit a home run. Read more

 

McNeill announces over $243K for Samuel Balliet Stadium upgrade

(Sep 02, 2022)

The grant, funded through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, will be used for the replacement of lights at Samuel Balliet Stadium which were destroyed by hurricane Sandy in October 2012. Read more

 

Schweyer Community Conversation with Melissa Reed from Planned Parenthood Keystone

(Sep 01, 2022)

In his latest Community Conversation, Pa. state Rep. Peter Schweyer sat down with President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Keystone Melissa Reed to discuss reproductive health care and access to abortion in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

McNeill to offer weekly outreach in West Bethlehem starting Sept. 9

(Sep 01, 2022)

“My staff and I proudly offer satellite office hours in Fountain Hill as an option for seniors or residents who cannot travel or make it to my main district office in Whitehall,” said McNeill, D-Lehigh. Read more

 

'The crowned jewel' for fire and EMS training: Allentown Fire Academy getting major upgrade

(Aug 31, 2022)

"When my daughters had active shooter drills, this is where they come," said Pennsylvania state Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-22, said. And now the training site will finally be able to help all those farther-out jurisdictions that inquire about it. Read more

 

Schweyer Community Conversation Highlights the Allentown Public Library

(Aug 26, 2022)

In his latest Community Conversation, Pa. state Rep. Peter Schweyer sat down with Renee Haines, Director of the Allentown Public Library, to highlight the many programs and services they provide for the community, in addition to the wealth of books and online materials. Read more

 

Lehigh Valley airport gets another $8.5 million for upgrades as passenger traffic sets record

(Aug 26, 2022)

The new PBB will enhance the operational efficiency for passengers and employees and improve Transportation Security Administration compliance, according to a news release from state Reps. Maureen Madden and Jeanne McNeill. Read more

 

Madden, McNeill, Northeast Delegation announce $1.7M for LVIA upgrades secured in state budget

(Aug 26, 2022)

“We are thankful for the strong support of state Representative Maureen Madden and the entire Northeast Delegation as they recognize the critical role ABE has within the commonwealth’s transportation network.” Read more

 

Lehigh Valley school districts unveil new cameras to nab drivers who blow through school bus stop signs

(Aug 25, 2022)

Amber Clark also worked with Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-Lehigh, and Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh, to get the bill passed in the state House, allowing Pennsylvania to become the 25th state in the country with such a law. Read more

 

Mullins Applauds Increases to Education Funding

(Aug 24, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Kyle Mullins joined colleagues and Governor Wolf to celebrate new investments in education funding which will help generations of schoolchildren. Read more

 

Guzman hosts Policy Committee for tour of Reading businesses

(Aug 17, 2022)

“I want to thank today’s hosts for teaching me and my colleagues a little about their operations and projects, and how they will benefit the community,” said Guzman. “We’re looking forward to doing everything we can in Harrisburg to continue supporting these and other businesses so they can thrive and drive our community.” Read more

 

Madden Participates in the Lenape Rising Nation River Journey

(Aug 15, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Maureen Madden participated in the Rising Nation River Journey, an event where the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania and their supporters paddle the Delaware River and sign a ceremonial public treaty at several stops along the way. The ceremonies honor Lenape tribe heritage and values while promoting peace and friendship among participants. Read more

 

County Election, Rail Freight, and Environmental Education Funding Opportunity For Your District

(Aug 08, 2022)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development: Election Integrity Grant Program (Funding Source: General Fund) Who May Apply : Pennsylvania counties. Use : To support the work of county governments and their election offices. Funds : Funding is allocated proportionally based upon the number of registered voters within the county in the previous primary election. Application Deadline : August 15, 2022 More Information : Click on https://www.esa.dced.state.pa.us/Login.aspx . Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: Rail Freight Assistance Program (Funding Source: Multimodal Transportation Fund) Who May Apply : Freight railroads, freight railroad-served shippers, and economic development entities. Use : To support investment in rail freight infrastructure. Funds : The maximum state funding for a RFAP project is 70 percent of the total project costs, not to exceed $700,000. Application Deadline : September 2, 2022 More Information : Click on https://www.penndot.pa.gov/Doing-Business/RailFreightAndPorts/Pages/Grants-and-Loans.aspx . Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: Rail Transportation Assistance Program (Funding Source: General Obligation Debt) Who May Apply : Freight railroads, freight railroad-served Read more

 

Schlossberg appointed to Behavioral Health Commission for Adult Mental Health

(Aug 08, 2022)

The commission will allocate the $100 million to improve mental health services in Pennsylvania that was passed in the 2022-23 state budget. Read more

 

Guzman demands accountability from Berks County Commissioners in light of recent report describing ‘chaos’ during primary election

(Aug 05, 2022)

The lawmaker said he plans to call for public hearings and investigate ways to guarantee an open and truthful process before November’s general election. Read more

 

Guzman urges authorities to put a halt to gun violence in Reading

(Aug 01, 2022)

“We need to put a halt to gun violence; I urge the residents to cooperate with local authorities,” Guzman said. Read more

 

State programs now open for applications

(Jul 25, 2022)

Here are some of the latest state programs now open for applications. Read more

 

Gov. Wolf Visits Allentown’s Volunteers of America Children’s Center to Highlight Major Investments in Early Childhood Education, Child Care
Sep 09, 2022

Roundtable Focuses on Deceptive Practices of So-Called “Crisis Pregnancy Centers”
Sep 07, 2022

Schlossberg: Here to Help
Sep 02, 2022

Let there be lights: Coplay’s Balliet Stadium will light up again for night baseball
Sep 02, 2022

McNeill announces over $243K for Samuel Balliet Stadium upgrade
Sep 02, 2022

Schweyer Community Conversation with Melissa Reed from Planned Parenthood Keystone
Sep 01, 2022

McNeill to offer weekly outreach in West Bethlehem starting Sept. 9
Sep 01, 2022

'The crowned jewel' for fire and EMS training: Allentown Fire Academy getting major upgrade
Aug 31, 2022

Schweyer Community Conversation Highlights the Allentown Public Library
Aug 26, 2022

Lehigh Valley airport gets another $8.5 million for upgrades as passenger traffic sets record
Aug 26, 2022

Madden, McNeill, Northeast Delegation announce $1.7M for LVIA upgrades secured in state budget
Aug 26, 2022

Lehigh Valley school districts unveil new cameras to nab drivers who blow through school bus stop signs
Aug 25, 2022

Mullins Applauds Increases to Education Funding
Aug 24, 2022

Guzman hosts Policy Committee for tour of Reading businesses
Aug 17, 2022

Madden Participates in the Lenape Rising Nation River Journey
Aug 15, 2022

County Election, Rail Freight, and Environmental Education Funding Opportunity For Your District
Aug 08, 2022

Schlossberg appointed to Behavioral Health Commission for Adult Mental Health
Aug 08, 2022

Guzman demands accountability from Berks County Commissioners in light of recent report describing ‘chaos’ during primary election
Aug 05, 2022

Guzman urges authorities to put a halt to gun violence in Reading
Aug 01, 2022

State programs now open for applications
Jul 25, 2022