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McNeill appointed chair of Northeast Democratic Delegation

Rep. Haddock wants PUC to reject settlement over PPL billing ‘debacle’

(Dec 20, 2023)

Haddock said he believes the PUC Board of Commissioners should summarily reject the proposed settlement and send it back to allow for public input. Read more

 

LVHN Planning Merge With Jefferson Health Network

(Dec 20, 2023)

Both state Reps. Mike Schlossberg and Peter Schweyer of Lehigh County promised to continue communication with LVHN to ensure continued quality care and job security. Read more

 

Siegel offers thoughts on authorization of performance audit on Neighborhood Improvement Zone in Allentown

(Dec 20, 2023)

State Rep. Josh Siegel released the following statement after last week’s state Senate authorization of a performance audit of Allentown’s Neighborhood Improvement Zone, introduced by state Sen. Jarret Coleman. Read more

 

Northeast Delegation stands with residents who are concerned about PAW, CUPA water rate increase requests

(Dec 19, 2023)

Understanding that the PUC’s role means considering the public interest of any such decision, our Delegation respectfully asks that common sense and pragmatism are at the forefront of any verdict in response to such excessive rate-increase requests. Read more

 

Northeast Delegation requests PUC public input hearings on PA American Water and Community Utilities of PA rate increase requests

(Dec 19, 2023)

Members of our Northeast Delegation and our hardworking staff have heard loud and clear the frustration and fear from residents in our respective communities about requests from Pennsylvania American Water Co. and Community Utilities of Pennsylvania to sharply raise their rates. Read more

 

Pashinski, Flynn present state funding check to Luzerne County Flood Authority

(Dec 19, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski celebrated a state grant awarded to the Luzerne County Flood Authority today along with Sen. Marty Flynn’s Chief of Staff Jennifer Fitzpatrick, Mayor George Brown and several board members and employees of the authority. Read more

 

Haddock welcomes $4.3 million in water, sewer funding

(Dec 19, 2023)

"Without the financial assistance directed to our area from the state, some of these projects would not have been possible or may have required the municipalities to seek loans to complete them,” said Haddock. Read more

 

Samuelson announces nearly $249K in arts grants

(Dec 19, 2023)

“These amazing organizations do great work that is enjoyed by people throughout the Lehigh Valley and beyond. The arts community faces ongoing funding challenges, and these dollars will go a long way toward supporting the arts and being able to provide the programs that are enjoyed by young and old alike,” Samuelson said. Read more

 

Sen. Nick Miller, Rep. Steve Samuelson announce $1.6M state grant for Hanover Township Storm Sewer Extension Project

(Dec 19, 2023)

“We worked closely with Hanover Township officials for several months to secure this state funding, and we are thankful that the Department of Community and Economic Development recognized the crucial need to extend the storm sewer system to address storm water issues that have been a problem for residents in the vicinity of Stoke Park Road, Chaucer Lane and Lord Byron Drive for years,” said Samuelson. Read more

 

Freeman lauds $2.87 million in state grants

(Dec 19, 2023)

“The Commonwealth Financing Authority took a huge step in helping Easton and surrounding communities by funding various important improvements that will lead to cleaner water, better sewers and continued operation of valuable arts programs,” said Freeman. Read more

 

Probst announces $233K in state grants

(Dec 19, 2023)

“I am always thankful when communities that I represent are able to reap the benefits of state grant programs that otherwise might be spent elsewhere in Pennsylvania," Probst said. Read more

 

Rozzi announces $2.25 million in H2O PA grants

(Dec 19, 2023)

“Grants like these that modernize essential infrastructure go to work for every resident, as they ensure the functionality of communities,” Rozzi said. Read more

 

LVHN and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals plan to merge

(Dec 19, 2023)

State Reps. Mike Schlossberg and Peter Schweyer expressed concern for both patient care and LVHN's robust workforce. Read more

 

Schlossberg offers thoughts on LVHN, Jefferson University merger announcement

(Dec 19, 2023)

"Our primary focus needs to be ensuring our region’s health care system delivers the best access to care and outcomes possible," Schlossberg said. Read more

 

Schweyer responds to LVHN & Jefferson University merger proposal

(Dec 19, 2023)

"The news today of Lehigh Valley Health Network announcing their proposed merger with Jefferson University Hospital, no doubt has many of us wondering what this may mean to the thousands of employees of LVHN and the patients of one of the many LVHN practices throughout the Greater Lehigh Valley." Read more

 

Shapiro Administration Behavioral Health Council Holds First Meeting, Begins Work to Streamline and Improve Access to Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Efforts in PA

(Dec 19, 2023)

The Council, which includes Rep. Mike Schlossberg, is the first-of-its-kind for the Commonwealth and will develop and recommend to the Governor a statewide action plan to address any gaps in access, affordability, or delivery of services, with the goal of removing silos across state agencies, healthcare providers, payers, state and local government sectors, and decreasing the wait time for services for Pennsylvanians in need. Read more

 

State funding check presented to Luzerne County Flood Authority

(Dec 19, 2023)

The check was presented by State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, along with Sen. Marty Flynn’s Chief of Staff Jennifer Fitzpatrick, Mayor George Brown, and several board members and employees of the authority. Read more

 

LVHN and Jefferson Health announce plans to merge. Here’s what it means for the Lehigh Valley

(Dec 19, 2023)

State Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-Allentown, said in a statement he would continue to communicate with LVHN through the merger process and do everything possible to ensure the job security of LVHN staff and that the quality of care for patients remains intact. Read more

 

Haddock wants PUC to reject settlement over PPL billing debacle

(Dec 19, 2023)

“Simply put, the proposed settlement suggested by the PUC’s independent Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement and PPL does not go far enough to remedy the financial hardship that was borne by so many Pennsylvanians. Read more

 

Schweyer, Schlossberg, Siegel, and Miller announce over $7.1 million in state grants

(Dec 19, 2023)

State Reps. Peter Schweyer, Mike Schlossberg, and Josh Siegel along with state Sen. Nick Miller today announced a total of over $7.1 million was awarded to 13 projects throughout Lehigh County by the Commonwealth Financing Authority. Read more

 

Rep. Haddock wants PUC to reject settlement over PPL billing ‘debacle’
Dec 20, 2023

LVHN Planning Merge With Jefferson Health Network
Dec 20, 2023

Siegel offers thoughts on authorization of performance audit on Neighborhood Improvement Zone in Allentown
Dec 20, 2023

Northeast Delegation stands with residents who are concerned about PAW, CUPA water rate increase requests
Dec 19, 2023

Northeast Delegation requests PUC public input hearings on PA American Water and Community Utilities of PA rate increase requests
Dec 19, 2023

Pashinski, Flynn present state funding check to Luzerne County Flood Authority
Dec 19, 2023

Haddock welcomes $4.3 million in water, sewer funding
Dec 19, 2023

Samuelson announces nearly $249K in arts grants
Dec 19, 2023

Sen. Nick Miller, Rep. Steve Samuelson announce $1.6M state grant for Hanover Township Storm Sewer Extension Project
Dec 19, 2023

Freeman lauds $2.87 million in state grants
Dec 19, 2023

Probst announces $233K in state grants
Dec 19, 2023

Rozzi announces $2.25 million in H2O PA grants
Dec 19, 2023

LVHN and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals plan to merge
Dec 19, 2023

Schlossberg offers thoughts on LVHN, Jefferson University merger announcement
Dec 19, 2023

Schweyer responds to LVHN & Jefferson University merger proposal
Dec 19, 2023

Shapiro Administration Behavioral Health Council Holds First Meeting, Begins Work to Streamline and Improve Access to Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Efforts in PA
Dec 19, 2023

State funding check presented to Luzerne County Flood Authority
Dec 19, 2023

LVHN and Jefferson Health announce plans to merge. Here’s what it means for the Lehigh Valley
Dec 19, 2023

Haddock wants PUC to reject settlement over PPL billing debacle
Dec 19, 2023

Schweyer, Schlossberg, Siegel, and Miller announce over $7.1 million in state grants
Dec 19, 2023