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McNeill appointed chair of Northeast Democratic Delegation

Pashinski, Flynn welcome multiple grants totaling $1.6 million for five local projects

(Dec 19, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, in conjunction with state Sen. Marty Flynn, said $1.6 million in state grants were awarded today by the Commonwealth Financing Authority to advance multiple projects in Luzerne County. Read more

 

Mullins announces over $3 million for infrastructure projects in 112th Legislative District

(Dec 19, 2023)

State Rep. Kyle Mullins announced today that 10 projects in the 112th Legislative District will receive roughly $3.2 million through the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s H2O PA and Small Water and Sewer Programs. Read more

 

McNeill lauds $1.92 million in state grants for Lehigh projects

(Dec 19, 2023)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill said $1.92 million in state grants were awarded today by the Commonwealth Financing Authority to advance multiple projects in Lehigh County. Read more

 

A call to action at vigil in Brodheadsville

(Dec 17, 2023)

“When someone calls 911 I want them to be assessed with a few simple questions and understand whether that person needs to be spoken to by someone on 988 or 911,” Rep. Madden said. Read more

 

Vigil for Christian Hall raises suicide prevention awareness

(Dec 17, 2023)

"Instead of 911, people with a mental health crisis can call 988," said State Rep. Maureen Madden. Read more

 

Wreaths Across America remembers fallen veterans in Easton

(Dec 16, 2023)

State Rep. Robert Freeman (D-Northampton) helped pass a bill in the house declaring Saturday 'Wreaths Across America Day in Pennsylvania." Read more

 

McNeill: $75,000 in law enforcement funding awarded to city of Bethlehem

(Dec 15, 2023)

A $75,000 safety and security grant is heading to the city of Bethlehem from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, state Rep. Jeanne McNeill announced today. Read more

 

Pennsylvania is in its Taylor Swift era, her home state decides

(Dec 14, 2023)

“I turn 64 years old today, and I think about who’s going to carry on our legacy. She’s not popular because she writes break-up songs,” Madden said on the House floor. “She’s popular because the largest demographic of people eligible to vote, the 18- to 24-year-old demographic, listens to her and does what she says.” Read more

 

Pennsylvania Officials Declare 2023 as the 'Taylor Swift Era' in the Singer's Home State

(Dec 14, 2023)

Democratic Rep. Maureen Madden of Monroe County was a big supporter of the measure and showed appreciation for the singer's influence on younger generations. Read more

 

Pa. House passes a resolution declaring 2023 ‘Taylor Swift Era’

(Dec 14, 2023)

“I really love that we can have fun while we work, so thank you for that,” Rep. Cepeda-Freytiz told her colleagues in the House chamber before the vote. Read more

 

State Reps. Schweyer, Schlossberg and Siegel applaud community safety grants

(Dec 14, 2023)

State Reps. Peter Schweyer, Mike Schlossberg and Josh Siegel announced today a total of $718,149 awarded for the city of Allentown to staff and fund police departments and for increased security for multiple organizations in their districts. Read more

 

Pa. Legislature passes education bills without Level Up funding

(Dec 13, 2023)

“Given what we’ve seen from the Senate, they weren’t going to accept it [Level Up] so we compromised on more money for facilities,” Rep. Schweyer told the Capital-Star. Read more

 

Bill Seeks to Prohibit Solitary Confinement for Some

(Dec 13, 2023)

Representative Schlossberg emphasized that this bill is not only in a moral interest, but also in the interest of public safety. Read more

 

Schlossberg glad of Fiscal Code passage, but says it misses opportunity to add adult mental health care services

(Dec 13, 2023)

“I am glad the House and Senate were finally able to come to agreement on additional legislation necessary to implement the 2023-2024 budget and send it to Governor Shapiro for his signature." Read more

 

Donahue Bill to Strengthen Construction Workplace Misclassification Passes State House

(Dec 12, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Kyle Donahue discusses his bill that would improve Pennsylvania's Construction Workplace Misclassification Act. Donahue says many construction workers are misclassified as independent contractors which robs them of important benefits and protections. Read more

 

Electric school buses, free AP exams, last dollar scholarships among bills moved in Pa. House committee

(Dec 12, 2023)

House Bill 1743 from Rep. Maureen Madden, D-Monroe, would put the Pennsylvania School Boards Association in charge of providing required training for school board directors. Read more

 

Bill would eliminate solitary confinement for Pennsylvania inmates with health issues

(Dec 12, 2023)

“The need to focus on better mental health as a society does not end when somebody becomes incarcerated,” Mike Schlossberg (D-Leigh) said. Read more

 

Haddock Protects Children from Lead in Schools

(Dec 12, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Jim Haddock joined his colleagues Reps. Tarik Khan and Roni Green to introduce bipartisan legislation that would address the long-standing problem of schools having lead in drinking water. Read more

 

House Labor and Industry Committee approves McNeill bill to protect workers’ rights

(Dec 12, 2023)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill announced today that the PA House Labor and Industry Committee has approved her legislation that would require labor brokers to register with the state before conducting business in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Grants available as of Tuesday, Dec. 12

(Dec 12, 2023)

There are multiple grant programs that are currently open for applications. Read more

 

Pashinski, Flynn welcome multiple grants totaling $1.6 million for five local projects
Dec 19, 2023

Mullins announces over $3 million for infrastructure projects in 112th Legislative District
Dec 19, 2023

McNeill lauds $1.92 million in state grants for Lehigh projects
Dec 19, 2023

A call to action at vigil in Brodheadsville
Dec 17, 2023

Vigil for Christian Hall raises suicide prevention awareness
Dec 17, 2023

Wreaths Across America remembers fallen veterans in Easton
Dec 16, 2023

McNeill: $75,000 in law enforcement funding awarded to city of Bethlehem
Dec 15, 2023

Pennsylvania is in its Taylor Swift era, her home state decides
Dec 14, 2023

Pennsylvania Officials Declare 2023 as the 'Taylor Swift Era' in the Singer's Home State
Dec 14, 2023

Pa. House passes a resolution declaring 2023 ‘Taylor Swift Era’
Dec 14, 2023

State Reps. Schweyer, Schlossberg and Siegel applaud community safety grants
Dec 14, 2023

Pa. Legislature passes education bills without Level Up funding
Dec 13, 2023

Bill Seeks to Prohibit Solitary Confinement for Some
Dec 13, 2023

Schlossberg glad of Fiscal Code passage, but says it misses opportunity to add adult mental health care services
Dec 13, 2023

Donahue Bill to Strengthen Construction Workplace Misclassification Passes State House
Dec 12, 2023

Electric school buses, free AP exams, last dollar scholarships among bills moved in Pa. House committee
Dec 12, 2023

Bill would eliminate solitary confinement for Pennsylvania inmates with health issues
Dec 12, 2023

Haddock Protects Children from Lead in Schools
Dec 12, 2023

House Labor and Industry Committee approves McNeill bill to protect workers’ rights
Dec 12, 2023

Grants available as of Tuesday, Dec. 12
Dec 12, 2023