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

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

 

Pennsylvania bills promote safety efforts in work zones

(Oct 26, 2023)

Rep. Kyle Mullins, D-Lackawanna, said HB1662 is critically important, telling the House Transportation Committee that state DOT data shows there is a 15-50% reduction in work zone crashes where speed cameras are present. Read more

 

Keystone Mission opens new Innovation Center for Homeless & Poverty

(Oct 26, 2023)

“That’s what this is all about,” Pashinski said. “Giving people hope — giving people a second chance. People who are down and out.” Read more

 

Keystone Mission Innovation Center expands in Wilkes-Barre

(Oct 26, 2023)

The project is four years in the making and was made possible through working with Mayor George Brown and the city of Wilkes-Barre, the city council, and representative Eddie Day Pashinski. Read more

 

Schlossberg recommended for Behavioral Health Council

(Oct 25, 2023)

“I am truly honored to continue the fight for better mental health in Pennsylvania. Our nation’s mental health care system is broken, and state government plays a critical role in finding solutions," Schlossberg said. Read more

 

Local leaders promote zero-emission transportation

(Oct 24, 2023)

Scranton Mayor Paige Gebhardt Cognetti and state Reps. Kyle Mullins, D-112, Blakely, and Kyle Donahue, D-113, Scranton, called for the Environmental Protection Agency to enact the strongest possible federal clean car standards. Read more

 

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

(Oct 24, 2023)

The bill’s sponsors emphasized that the program would not compete with other state producers but instead create opportunities for residents to identify and purchase locally grown foods more easily. Read more

 

State grant programs open for applications as of Monday, Oct. 23

(Oct 23, 2023)

Check out the latest state grants available for application. Read more

 

McNeill Hosts Disability and Mental Health Resource Fair

(Oct 23, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Jeanne McNeill hosted a Disability and Mental Health Resource Fair at the Suburban North Family YMCA in Catasauqua providing a wealth of information on programs and services available to assist those living with a disability or mental health issues. Read more

 

Bark in Riverfront Park: Dickson City's new Riverfront pooches, paddlers, picknickers

(Oct 21, 2023)

State Rep. Bridget Kosierowski, D-114, Waverly Twp., whose district includes Dickson City, attended the ribbon cutting and spoke of advocating for grant funding of the park and how wonderful it is to see it open. Read more

 

Flavored tobacco products draw state's ire

(Oct 20, 2023)

Rep. Jeanne McNeill says that while some studies conclude vaping is less dangerous than smoking cigarettes, it gives the user a false sense of safety. It is still unhealthy and has been linked to a recent outbreak of lung-related deaths and injuries. Read more

 

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

Pennsylvania bills promote safety efforts in work zones
Oct 26, 2023

Keystone Mission opens new Innovation Center for Homeless & Poverty
Oct 26, 2023

Keystone Mission Innovation Center expands in Wilkes-Barre
Oct 26, 2023

Schlossberg recommended for Behavioral Health Council
Oct 25, 2023

Local leaders promote zero-emission transportation
Oct 24, 2023

Pashinski and Madden’s PA Preferred Organic trademark bill passes Senate
Oct 24, 2023

State grant programs open for applications as of Monday, Oct. 23
Oct 23, 2023

McNeill Hosts Disability and Mental Health Resource Fair
Oct 23, 2023

Bark in Riverfront Park: Dickson City's new Riverfront pooches, paddlers, picknickers
Oct 21, 2023

Flavored tobacco products draw state's ire
Oct 20, 2023