Schlossberg offers HOPE for PA with $100 million mental health proposal

(Jun 14, 2022)

“If we invest $100 million in mental health care in Pennsylvania now, we can save lives and livelihoods. HOPE for PA is a collaborative proposal with input from mental health leaders, stakeholders, and staff. This builds upon existing operations and proposals. It does not replace them." Read more

 

Citing pandemic-fueled mental health crisis, Rep. Schlossberg pitches $100 million in new spending that includes social workers for police departments

(Jun 13, 2022)

The best thing for mental health services, Schlossberg said, would be a boost by the federal government in reimbursements by Medicaid and Medicare to professionals who provide services. Putting that aside, he said, “There are things Pennsylvania can do around the edges, and this is one of them.” Read more

 

This Week In Pennsylvania: Mike Schlossberg, Gilbert Ambler

(Jun 12, 2022)

State Rep. Mike Schlossberg joins host Dennis Owens to discuss gun rights. Read more

 

Gun-control advocates rally in Scranton

(Jun 11, 2022)

Drew Popish, an aide to state Rep. Bridget Kosierowski, D-114, Waverly Twp., read a statement from her supporting gun-control efforts before launching into a passionate, personal plea for new gun-control laws. Read more

 

‘Enough is enough:’ About 1,000 gather in Bethlehem to demand action on gun violence

(Jun 11, 2022)

The March for Our Lives-Lehigh Valley mirrored hundreds of other marches that took place across the country Saturday, prompted by a new surge in mass shootings. Read more

 

Scranton reps laud LSA grants totaling $3.35 million coming to the region

(Jun 10, 2022)

“These funds will allow our municipalities and local governments to undertake critically important projects that will improve the local economy and keep residents and visitors to our area safe.” Read more

 

Mullery announces over $2.8M in state funding to support local safety and improvement projects

(Jun 10, 2022)

“This funding will help keep our communities safe, whether by allowing our police and fire departments to obtain the vehicles they need to respond to emergency situations, the demolition of a vacant and dangerous building, or by making critical storm water and drainage improvements” said Mullery, D-Luzerne. Read more

 

McNeill lauds $137,749 awarded to local projects

(Jun 10, 2022)

"Today’s announcement shows a continued commitment to our communities here in Lehigh County,” McNeill said. “Investments in projects like these provide opportunities for our friends and neighbors to enjoy the green spaces that we are lucky to have in our area." Read more

 

Pashinski announces almost $3 million in Local Share Account state grants for local projects

(Jun 10, 2022)

“It is always a pleasure working with my House and Senate colleagues, municipal officials, and organizational leaders to successfully secure vital funds for important and meaningful projects like these for our district,” Pashinski said. Read more

 

Madden announces more than $3 million in state funding for Poconos region

(Jun 10, 2022)

“As I always have and always will in my role as legislator, I work tirelessly to bring state funding back to our region because our nonprofits, our municipalities, our schools and our companies deserve it. I am proud to have advocated strongly on behalf of these recipients, and I am grateful to the CFA for awarding this funding today.” Read more

 

Wolf Administration, Guzman Highlight $200 Million Nellie Bly Scholarship Plan to Make College Affordable, Build Workforce in Needed Fields

(Jun 10, 2022)

“For far too many Pennsylvania students, aspiring to attain a postsecondary education means being anchored down by a heap of student loan debt. The Nellie Bly proposal aims to alleviate this financial burden and encourage those to pursue their dream careers, while simultaneously ensuring the vitality of Pennsylvania’s workforce,” said state Rep. Manuel Guzman. Read more

 

Reading project cited as an example of the success of Pa. investment in redevelopment

(Jun 10, 2022)

“We all want to see Reading become that diamond in the rough we all know it can be,” Guzman said. “I wholeheartedly believe in the future of Reading.” Read more

 

Freeman: $557,358 in state gaming funding awarded for local projects

(Jun 10, 2022)

"When gaming was approved in the state, the casinos were required to return a portion of their revenue to the local and neighboring communities to enhance the community and economic wellbeing," Freeman said. Read more

 

Samuelson secures more than $497,000 in state funding for Bethlehem area

(Jun 10, 2022)

“There's the saying, 'Everything old is new again,' and that's exactly what is planned for the Bethlehem Steel's former general office building annex," Samuelson said. "This funding will support the redevelopment of the Steel Annex building, which is part of our region's history, and make it usable for new workers and businesses, enhancing the economic development of the South Side. This grant will be used for the project’s plaza. And since the funds will be part of a revolving loan fund, they can be used for future projects as well. Read more

 

Your View: Pa. lawmakers have duty to prevent gun violence

(Jun 09, 2022)

As Americans, we cannot turn a blind eye to gun violence. We must address this crisis of gun violence that has destroyed so many innocent lives by comprehensively addressing the issue and enacting common sense gun safety measures. Read more

 

Pa. House bill hikes cost of birth, death certificates to fight veteran suicides

(Jun 09, 2022)

The bill, sponsored by Democratic state Rep. Peter Schweyer, would hike the fee for birth and death certificates by $2 to establish a permanent funding source for a grant program aiding organizations that are working to reduce suicide deaths among veterans. Read more

 

Kosierowski: Help Working Families

(Jun 09, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Bridget Kosierowski is fighting for working families. Whether it's healthcare, childcare, eldercare, higher wages to fight inflation or more services for veterans, she says that working families need policies that put them first. She is asking the Pa. House Republicans to work with the Pa. House Democrats to help these struggling families now. Read more

 

Pa. House passes bill aiming to restrict fireworks use

(Jun 09, 2022)

“You hear it and it's a huge quality-of-life issue. It can be even more problematic if you have a pet, if you're trying to sleep or a vet with PTSD,” says State Rep. Mike Schlossberg. Read more

 

State House makes progress on reining in abusive use of fireworks

(Jun 08, 2022)

The state law concerning fireworks was loosened in 2017 to allow the use of fireworks more often and in many locations across Pennsylvania, but that usage has become a real nuisance on an almost weekly basis, particularly during warm weather. Read more

 

Schweyer: Veteran Support Systems

(Jun 08, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Peter Schweyer wants to work with the Pa. House Republican Caucus to support veterans. His father was a Vietnam veteran and taken from him much too soon as a result of his battles with addiction. He's working to invest in veteran support programs to help those struggling with PTSD and substance abuse disorder as a result of their service. Read more

 

Schlossberg offers HOPE for PA with $100 million mental health proposal
Jun 14, 2022

Citing pandemic-fueled mental health crisis, Rep. Schlossberg pitches $100 million in new spending that includes social workers for police departments
Jun 13, 2022

This Week In Pennsylvania: Mike Schlossberg, Gilbert Ambler
Jun 12, 2022

Gun-control advocates rally in Scranton
Jun 11, 2022

‘Enough is enough:’ About 1,000 gather in Bethlehem to demand action on gun violence
Jun 11, 2022

Scranton reps laud LSA grants totaling $3.35 million coming to the region
Jun 10, 2022

Mullery announces over $2.8M in state funding to support local safety and improvement projects
Jun 10, 2022

McNeill lauds $137,749 awarded to local projects
Jun 10, 2022

Pashinski announces almost $3 million in Local Share Account state grants for local projects
Jun 10, 2022

Madden announces more than $3 million in state funding for Poconos region
Jun 10, 2022

Wolf Administration, Guzman Highlight $200 Million Nellie Bly Scholarship Plan to Make College Affordable, Build Workforce in Needed Fields
Jun 10, 2022

Reading project cited as an example of the success of Pa. investment in redevelopment
Jun 10, 2022

Freeman: $557,358 in state gaming funding awarded for local projects
Jun 10, 2022

Samuelson secures more than $497,000 in state funding for Bethlehem area
Jun 10, 2022

Your View: Pa. lawmakers have duty to prevent gun violence
Jun 09, 2022

Pa. House bill hikes cost of birth, death certificates to fight veteran suicides
Jun 09, 2022

Kosierowski: Help Working Families
Jun 09, 2022

Pa. House passes bill aiming to restrict fireworks use
Jun 09, 2022

State House makes progress on reining in abusive use of fireworks
Jun 08, 2022

Schweyer: Veteran Support Systems
Jun 08, 2022