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

Haddock Promotes Fall Fishing and Boating in Pennsylvania

(Oct 18, 2023)

With the fall season upon us, Pa. state Rep. Jim Haddock provides information on trout stocking, boating safety, and encourages anglers and boaters across the state to have fun on the water while also being safe! Read more

 

Educators, students, and parents turn out to improve lives

(Oct 18, 2023)

Pa. House Representative Peter Schweyer addressed the crowd speaking about his support for Career Technical Education schools. He also spoke about his support for legislation to improve facilities and remove cost barriers to teacher certification. Read more

 

Siegel applauds passage of bill increasing supply of skilled craft labor

(Oct 18, 2023)

State Rep. Josh Siegel today applauded House passage of his bill that would establish a statewide responsible contractor law. Read more

 

Two key labor bills pass state House, head to state Senate for consideration

(Oct 18, 2023)

Among labor bills to recently pass or be considered for upcoming votes are two from Rep. Josh Siegel, D-Lehigh, and Rep. Kyle Donahue, D-Lackawanna. Read more

 

Pashinski: $19 million to help rehabilitate stormwater infrastructure

(Oct 18, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski announced today $19 million in state funding to rehabilitate a wastewater system in Wilkes-Barre. Read more

 

Madden introduces "Christian Hall Prevention Resolution"

(Oct 17, 2023)

The resolution would create a joint state government commission with a panel of various experts who would to study the relationship between the 9-1-1 system and the new 9-8-8 mental health crisis hotline. Read more

 

Forthcoming legislation would increase interagency coordination for mental health crises

(Oct 17, 2023)

“The goal of this commission is to find solutions that will help save lives and protect the most vulnerable in our society,” Madden said at a press conference on Tuesday. Read more

 

Probst wildlife rehab center grant bill passes House

(Oct 16, 2023)

“Wildlife rehabilitators are essential in treating and temporarily caring for injured, diseased and displaced wildlife. They also provide essential education in order to mitigate human-wildlife conflicts, which is a health and safety factor, and they promote stewardship of wildlife,” said Probst. Read more

 

Pony Bridge Celebration Held in Hellertown

(Oct 16, 2023)

“You can’t chart a good course unless you know the path that came before you,” said state Rep. Bob Freeman (D-136), who represents Hellertown borough in Harrisburg. Read more

 

McNeill’s free Disability and Mental Health Resource Fair to be held Oct. 20

(Oct 13, 2023)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill will host her annual Disability and Mental Health Resource Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 20 at the Suburban North Family YMCA located at 880 Walnut St. in Catasauqua. Read more

 

McNeill: Monthly veterans outreach available Oct. 16

(Oct 12, 2023)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill is alerting local veterans that her monthly veterans support program will be held Oct. 16 at her district office, 1080 Schadt Ave., in Whitehall. Read more

 

‘An attack on every Jew’: Hundreds attend prayer vigil in Allentown after Hamas attacks

(Oct 11, 2023)

“In a minor way I’m here to convey my support,” Rep. Mike Schlossberg said, and described the events in Israel as “an unquestionable attack on all Jews.” Read more

 

Educational, Environmental, Public Safety, and Redevelopment Grant Opportunities

(Oct 11, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that are open for applications. Read more

 

Schlossberg lauds creation of Behavioral Health Council

(Oct 11, 2023)

“We need to do more to coordinate care, remove bureaucratic disparities, and make sure that all populations in Pennsylvania are being heard. By creating this council, the governor is proving -- yet again -- how serious he is about addressing mental health care in PA,” said Schlossberg. Read more

 

ArtsQuest backs Pa. bill to end speculative ticket sales that burned some Musikfest fans

(Oct 11, 2023)

Rep. Samuelson was joined on stage at Musikfest Café, an indoor performance venue on the SteelStacks campus, by Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, and ArtsQuest officials, who described the impacts of speculative ticket sales. Read more

 

Alvernia unveils newly opened School of Nursing

(Oct 11, 2023)

“I am thrilled for Alvernia University and the opening of the John and Karen Arnold School of Nursing,” said state Rep. Manny Guzman. "“Funding from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) has been critical to moving this project forward and my team and I are honored to have made a difference." Read more

 

State lawmakers, community leaders discuss how to make Pa. government more equitable

(Oct 11, 2023)

State Rep. Johanny Cepeda-Freytiz (D., Berks) said that as a small business owner and mother, jumping into public service was a nearly impossible hurdle while keeping a roof over her family’s head and food on the table. Read more

 

House Agriculture Committee discusses veterinary services in Pa.

(Oct 11, 2023)

“Agriculture is an economically and culturally critical industry in Pennsylvania, and our veterinarians play a vital role in keeping livestock healthy, preventing and treating diseases, and ensuring the humane treatment of animals,” House Agriculture Committee Chairman Eddie Day Pashinski said. Read more

 

Pennsylvania's Rural Population Projected to Shrink, Potentially Straining Workforce

(Oct 10, 2023)

“We’re trying to get ahead of what we perceive as a potential problem down the road,” Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski said. Read more

 

State officials tour communities ravaged by July storm in Berks

(Oct 10, 2023)

To help quell concerns of a similar disaster happening again in the future, state Rep. Mark Rozzi invited Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Richard Negrin and Department of Transportation Secretary Mike Carroll to tour the flood-damaged areas of his legislative district on Tuesday and explore potential solutions. Read more

 

Haddock Promotes Fall Fishing and Boating in Pennsylvania
Oct 18, 2023

Educators, students, and parents turn out to improve lives
Oct 18, 2023

Siegel applauds passage of bill increasing supply of skilled craft labor
Oct 18, 2023

Two key labor bills pass state House, head to state Senate for consideration
Oct 18, 2023

Pashinski: $19 million to help rehabilitate stormwater infrastructure
Oct 18, 2023

Madden introduces "Christian Hall Prevention Resolution"
Oct 17, 2023

Forthcoming legislation would increase interagency coordination for mental health crises
Oct 17, 2023

Probst wildlife rehab center grant bill passes House
Oct 16, 2023

Pony Bridge Celebration Held in Hellertown
Oct 16, 2023

McNeill’s free Disability and Mental Health Resource Fair to be held Oct. 20
Oct 13, 2023

McNeill: Monthly veterans outreach available Oct. 16
Oct 12, 2023

‘An attack on every Jew’: Hundreds attend prayer vigil in Allentown after Hamas attacks
Oct 11, 2023

Educational, Environmental, Public Safety, and Redevelopment Grant Opportunities
Oct 11, 2023

Schlossberg lauds creation of Behavioral Health Council
Oct 11, 2023

ArtsQuest backs Pa. bill to end speculative ticket sales that burned some Musikfest fans
Oct 11, 2023

Alvernia unveils newly opened School of Nursing
Oct 11, 2023

State lawmakers, community leaders discuss how to make Pa. government more equitable
Oct 11, 2023

House Agriculture Committee discusses veterinary services in Pa.
Oct 11, 2023

Pennsylvania's Rural Population Projected to Shrink, Potentially Straining Workforce
Oct 10, 2023

State officials tour communities ravaged by July storm in Berks
Oct 10, 2023