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

Teacher shortage reaches crisis level in Pennsylvania: Record-high attrition impacts local schools

(Nov 02, 2023)

State Reps. Bridget Kosierowski and Kyle Mullins say just how special and important teachers are, and it would be a shame the experiences they give to students are reduced. Read more

 

Easton area, South Whitehall gain funding boosts for transit networks, local markets

(Nov 02, 2023)

“The projects funded through the grant will expand marketing resources to bring additional customers to the three markets,” Rep. Freeman said. “We are lucky to have these successful farmers’ markets in Easton." Read more

 

Bethlehem CRIZ program to return over $2M to City of Bethlehem

(Nov 02, 2023)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill announced that $2,721,809.71 will be returned to the City of Bethlehem through the City Revitalization and Improvement Zone program, known as CRIZ. Read more

 

‘We need protections.’ What Mack Trucks workers said they want in contract as union holds rally

(Nov 02, 2023)

Several members of the Lehigh Valley’s state House delegation, including Rep. Schweyer and Rep. Schlossberg, were in attendance, and some didn’t hold back. Read more

 

Governor Shapiro Signs Bill Creating PA Preferred Organic Brand To Spur Consumer Confidence, Feed Continued Growth For PA Farmers

(Nov 02, 2023)

"Creating an easily identifiable PA Preferred Brand logo for PA-grown organic products, is a win for Pennsylvania's farmers and producers as well as our consumers who will know that label means quality because their purchase was grown in PA, by PA Farmers, for PA families," said Representative Eddie Day Pashinski, the bill's prime sponsor. Read more

 

Programs Now Open for Applications 10/31/23

(Nov 02, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

McNeill: over $2 million redistributed to the City of Bethlehem

(Nov 02, 2023)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill today announced that $2,721,809.71 will be returned to the City of Bethlehem through the City Revitalization and Improvement Zone program, known as CRIZ. Read more

 

Schweyer, Isaacson appointed to PHEAA board of directors

(Nov 02, 2023)

“Being both a first-generation college student and a longtime supporter of higher education, it is both a privilege and an honor to be appointed to serve in this capacity as a member of PHEAA’s board of directors,” said Schweyer, D-Lehigh. Read more

 

Freeman welcomes $60,000 in agriculture funding to Easton

(Nov 01, 2023)

“All three of these operations support local farmers and local producers. The projects funded through the grant will expand marketing resources to bring additional customers to the three markets,” said Freeman. Read more

 

Shapiro signs bill to make Pa. Preferred Organic label permanent

(Nov 01, 2023)

House Bill 157, sponsored by state Reps. Eddie Day Pashinski (D-Luzerne) and Maureen Madden (D-Monroe) to permanently establish the PA Preferred Organic label was signed into law by Shapiro on Wednesday. Read more

 

Rozzi, Capelletti introduce legislation to outlaw so-called ‘skill’ slot machines

(Oct 31, 2023)

“In addition to preying on users of the machines, skill games also steal money that should be going to Pennsylvania Lottery programs that support programs for our senior citizens,” Rozzi said. Read more

 

Pashinski Touts Education Victories

(Oct 31, 2023)

PA state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski talks about the great strides that House Democrats have made in improving our public education system by fighting to expand the teaching pool, providing free breakfast, and investing more money into our schools. Read more

 

Probst: Make Your Voice Heard

(Oct 31, 2023)

With Election Day quickly approaching, Pa. state Rep. Tarah Probst wants everyone to make their voice heard by voting either in-person or by mail-in ballot, stressing how municipal elections can directly affect your everyday life. Read more

 

Probst Working to Deliver Fair Funding for Education

(Oct 31, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Tarah Probst discusses her commitment to fairly funding education across the commonwealth after decades of missing the mark. Probst also highlights her efforts to bring much needed reform to how cyber charter schools operate and are funded. Read more

 

Lincoln University students to lead march to Harrisburg due to funding freeze

(Oct 31, 2023)

On Tuesday, the House finally passed the legislation, which Representative Peter Schweyer, the Chair of the House Education Committee, said is months overdue. Read more

 

House Education Committee addressing real needs of students and their families, not culture wars

(Oct 30, 2023)

As chair of the Education Committee, we will continue to focus on ensuring that our students have equal access to a top-quality system of education, in buildings that won’t poison our kids, and with the right number or qualified teachers. We will work to make college and career and technical school more accessible. Read more

 

Pashinski and Madden’s PA Preferred Organic trademark bill passes Senate

(Oct 27, 2023)

House Bill 157 will establish the Pennsylvania Preferred Organic Program in statute in addition to the Pennsylvania Preferred Program. Read more

 

Meredith Hose Company breaks ground on new fire station

(Oct 27, 2023)

Meredith Hose Co. lauded state Rep. Kyle Mullins and Rep. Bridget Kosierowski, among others, for helping the department secure funding. Read more

 

Pashinski, Flynn help celebrate state grant for low-income housing project in Wilkes-Barre

(Oct 27, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski and state Sen. Marty Flynn joined a celebration today for a state grant awarded to support the Brian’s Place housing project in Wilkes-Barre. Read more

 

Volunteers of America Pennsylvania Breaks Ground on Brian's Place

(Oct 26, 2023)

State Representative Eddie Day Pashinski (D-PA 121) as well as other elected officials presented a check for $250,000 for the project to be completed. Read more

 

Teacher shortage reaches crisis level in Pennsylvania: Record-high attrition impacts local schools
Nov 02, 2023

Easton area, South Whitehall gain funding boosts for transit networks, local markets
Nov 02, 2023

Bethlehem CRIZ program to return over $2M to City of Bethlehem
Nov 02, 2023

‘We need protections.’ What Mack Trucks workers said they want in contract as union holds rally
Nov 02, 2023

Governor Shapiro Signs Bill Creating PA Preferred Organic Brand To Spur Consumer Confidence, Feed Continued Growth For PA Farmers
Nov 02, 2023

Programs Now Open for Applications 10/31/23
Nov 02, 2023

McNeill: over $2 million redistributed to the City of Bethlehem
Nov 02, 2023

Schweyer, Isaacson appointed to PHEAA board of directors
Nov 02, 2023

Freeman welcomes $60,000 in agriculture funding to Easton
Nov 01, 2023

Shapiro signs bill to make Pa. Preferred Organic label permanent
Nov 01, 2023

Rozzi, Capelletti introduce legislation to outlaw so-called ‘skill’ slot machines
Oct 31, 2023

Pashinski Touts Education Victories
Oct 31, 2023

Probst: Make Your Voice Heard
Oct 31, 2023

Probst Working to Deliver Fair Funding for Education
Oct 31, 2023

Lincoln University students to lead march to Harrisburg due to funding freeze
Oct 31, 2023

House Education Committee addressing real needs of students and their families, not culture wars
Oct 30, 2023

Pashinski and Madden’s PA Preferred Organic trademark bill passes Senate
Oct 27, 2023

Meredith Hose Company breaks ground on new fire station
Oct 27, 2023

Pashinski, Flynn help celebrate state grant for low-income housing project in Wilkes-Barre
Oct 27, 2023

Volunteers of America Pennsylvania Breaks Ground on Brian's Place
Oct 26, 2023