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Schweyer, Schlossberg, Siegel, Miller and Allentown SD superintendent applaud education funding grants

(Apr 02, 2024)

State Reps. Peter Schweyer, Mike Schlossberg and Josh Siegel, and Sen. Nick Miller announced today new funding totaling $2.2 million in education funding grants heading to the Allentown School District. Read more

 

McNeill, Policy Committee explore laws to protect consumers, flag water leaks

(Apr 02, 2024)

“Pennsylvania’s housing stock is among the oldest in the nation, and while residents can responsibly plan for expected repairs, being blindsided by an unseen water leak and unusually high water bill can financial cripple a family and household,” said Rep. McNeill, who represents portions of the city of Bethlehem, Hanover Township, Whitehall Township, Catasauqua, Coplay and Fountain Hill. “Residents are often unaware of an issue until a bill – sometimes only mailed quarterly – arrives with hundreds or even thousands more owed than expected. When a water bill increases, so does the sewer bill, which creates an even larger financial issue.” Read more

 

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities

(Apr 02, 2024)

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

 

Siegel offers statement following death of a child in his community

(Mar 28, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel offered the following statement regarding the death of a child in his community: Read more

 

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

(Mar 28, 2024)

State Reps. Peter Schweyer, Mike Schlossberg, Josh Siegel and Jeanne McNeill announced today new funding totaling more than $2,13 million in two violence intervention grants is heading to the two organizations that serve their communities. Read more

 

Siegel releases statement on Da Vinci Science Center opening in Allentown

(Mar 27, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel released the following statement today on the opening of the Da Vinci Science Center in downtown Allentown: Read more

 

Siegel supports investment in Lehigh Valley transportation as a critical component of the region’s economic future

(Mar 27, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel today released the following statement about the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission rail study conducted with the help of PennDOT. Read more

 

Schlossberg and Khan Offer Opening Prayer

(Mar 27, 2024)

Embracing an opportunity to highlight common values and ideals, PA state Reps. Tarik Khan and Mike Schlossberg deliver the opening prayer for the #PAHouse, borrowed from the holy books of Judaism and Islam! Read more

 

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities For Your District

(Mar 26, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Intermediate Punishment Treatment Program Who May Apply: Counties Use: Funds for the proposed program must be used to support restrictive conditions that are imposed as part of a county probation sentence and may be used for needed drug and alcohol-related services, and mental health treatment and supportive services for eligible individuals Funds: Funding is contingent upon the availability of funds in the FY 2024-25 budget. Application Deadline: May 1, 2024 More information: PCCD Website PROGRAMS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Department of Agriculture: Farm Vitality Planning Grant Who May Apply: Farmers, prospective farmers, and others may apply. Use: Strategic business planning to expand or diversify farms or support transition of ownership. Funds: $500,000 in funding is available. Grants shall not exceed $7,500. Application Deadline: Applications will be received until funds are exhausted. More information: Pennsylvania Bulletin Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Recruitment Incentives for Law Enforcement Who May Apply: Local law enforcement agencies, campus or university police, railroad or street railway police, airport authority police, and county park police. Use: Funding is explicitly to support Act 120 training and recruitment activities for law enforcement officers that will take place between Oct. 19, 2023 and June 30, 2025. Funds: $14 million in Read more

 

Schweyer bill to create community solar program passes House

(Mar 26, 2024)

This bill is a win-win-win for Pennsylvanians as it would open access to renewable energy, ease the amount of energy output on the grid, help protect the environment and bring in thousands of good paying jobs to the commonwealth. Read more

 

Pashinski applauds state funding for roadway improvements

(Mar 26, 2024)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski today announced two projects in his district were awarded $989,536 to work toward maximum roadway safety in Luzerne County. Read more

 

Schweyer: state money awarded to trail extension, replacing traffic signals

(Mar 26, 2024)

State Rep. Peter Schweyer announced today that the City of Allentown will receive $500,000 from the state to invest in roadway safety for the community. Read more

 

Madden lauds funding for Pocono Township road project

(Mar 26, 2024)

A $216,235 state grant today was awarded for a transportation project in Pocono Township, according to state Rep. Maureen Madden. Read more

 

Donahue secures over $835,000 in funding for roadway improvements

(Mar 26, 2024)

State Rep. Kyle Donahue announced today that three projects in the 113th Legislative District have been awarded a total of $836,999 in state funding to create safer roadways. Read more

 

Freeman brings home $594,223 in transportation grants

(Mar 26, 2024)

“I am always looking for ways that we can make travel better and safer for motorists and pedestrians in the Lehigh Valley, and these three grants will be put to good use by their recipients,” said Freeman. Read more

 

Donahue on Need for Panic Buttons in Schools

(Mar 26, 2024)

Pa. state Rep. Kyle T. Donahue speaks during a news conference urging support for legislation that would help schools set up panic buttons in the classrooms. Donahue says that this would not be a mandate for schools, simply an option for districts. Read more

 

Kosierowski welcomes $1.5 million in transportation grants

(Mar 26, 2024)

Five transportation projects in Lackawanna County are a step closer to completion thanks to almost $1.5 million in grants that were awarded today, announced state Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski. Read more

 

McNeill announces more than $1.7 million in roadway and stormwater improvements

(Mar 26, 2024)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill announced today that more than $1.7 million has been awarded to communities in her legislative district to improve transportation and build roadway infrastructure. Read more

 

$538,737 transportation grant secured by Probst

(Mar 26, 2024)

Westfield North LLC will receive $538,737 from the CFA’s Multimodal Transportation Fund to realign the intersection of Franklin Hill Road and Independence Road in Smithfield Township. Read more

 

Haddock brings home $2.1 million for transportation projects

(Mar 26, 2024)

“It is always a great day when grant dollars are returned to our area and this money will go a long way toward completing important transportation improvements,” said Haddock. Read more

 

Schweyer, Schlossberg, Siegel, Miller and Allentown SD superintendent applaud education funding grants
Apr 02, 2024

McNeill, Policy Committee explore laws to protect consumers, flag water leaks
Apr 02, 2024

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities
Apr 02, 2024

Siegel offers statement following death of a child in his community
Mar 28, 2024

State Reps. Schweyer, Schlossberg, Siegel and McNeill applaud community safety grants
Mar 28, 2024

Siegel releases statement on Da Vinci Science Center opening in Allentown
Mar 27, 2024

Siegel supports investment in Lehigh Valley transportation as a critical component of the region’s economic future
Mar 27, 2024

Schlossberg and Khan Offer Opening Prayer
Mar 27, 2024

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities For Your District
Mar 26, 2024

Schweyer bill to create community solar program passes House
Mar 26, 2024

Pashinski applauds state funding for roadway improvements
Mar 26, 2024

Schweyer: state money awarded to trail extension, replacing traffic signals
Mar 26, 2024

Madden lauds funding for Pocono Township road project
Mar 26, 2024

Donahue secures over $835,000 in funding for roadway improvements
Mar 26, 2024

Freeman brings home $594,223 in transportation grants
Mar 26, 2024

Donahue on Need for Panic Buttons in Schools
Mar 26, 2024

Kosierowski welcomes $1.5 million in transportation grants
Mar 26, 2024

McNeill announces more than $1.7 million in roadway and stormwater improvements
Mar 26, 2024

$538,737 transportation grant secured by Probst
Mar 26, 2024

Haddock brings home $2.1 million for transportation projects
Mar 26, 2024