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

Pashinski, O’Mara introduce legislation with bipartisan support to reform hospital closure process

(Sep 23, 2022)

House Bill 2849 doubles the time in which a hospital system must notify state and local agencies of a planned closure from 90 to 180 days. Read more

 

Schlossberg Supports We the People Agenda

(Sep 22, 2022)

At a Capitol press conference, Pa. state Rep. Mike Schlossberg joined members of the We the People organization in calling for a more equitable legislative agenda in Harrisburg, particularly in regard to education funding and mental healthcare. Read more

 

Thousands of older Pennsylvanians at risk of losing property tax rebates because of legislative inaction

(Sep 22, 2022)

“We have to make this change before the end of the year,” said state Rep. Steve Samuelson, who has long advocated for increasing the income thresholds. “After 15 years, it’s long overdue.” Read more

 

Op-Ed: Green investments position Lehigh Valley for success

(Sep 21, 2022)

What’s been done on behalf of the environment in recent months is astounding — both at the national level and here at home. Read more

 

McNeill bill would require insurance coverage for prostate cancer screenings

(Sep 21, 2022)

According to data from the American Cancer Society, one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. The illness can also lay dormant for many years without going detected; screenings can help find the cancer at an early stage. Read more

 

Easton park to benefit from $100,000 state grant

(Sep 20, 2022)

Phase 2 of the project will include site preparation on the west side of the park to ready the site for the larger greenspace. Read more

 

Super soaked: Madden announces $125K for Tannersville ‘splash pad’

(Sep 20, 2022)

“This funding, for which I thank the Wolf administration and the Commonwealth Financing Authority, will help provide a welcome addition to TLC Park and tremendous asset to the people of and visitors to Pocono Township. Read more

 

McNeill announces $250,000 grant for Catasauqua Borough flood mitigation project

(Sep 20, 2022)

According to McNeill, the borough will use the funding to mitigate flooding near Lehigh Valley International Airport by making necessary water drainage improvements along Tioga, Williams, Main and Erie streets and Pennsylvania Avenue. Read more

 

Pashinski announces $100,000 grant to rehabilitate section of D&L Trail

(Sep 20, 2022)

Pashinski said the association will use the funds to rehabilitate 4.8 miles of the existing Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor trail located in Fairview and Hanover townships and Laurel Borough, Luzerne County. Read more

 

Pashinski Pushing for Expanded Access to Clean Diapers

(Sep 19, 2022)

At a Capitol press conference, Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski discusses the importance of clean diapers in preventing health issues and urges everyone to step up and help their fellow Pennsylvanians by donating diapers to those in need. Read more

 

Schlossberg Shares His Story During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

(Sep 19, 2022)

During a Capitol press conference recognizing September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Pa. state Rep. Mike Schlossberg shares his personal struggles with mental health issues and highlights the recent state investments in behavioral and mental health programs across the Commonwealth. Read more

 

Guzman and Burgos join efforts to aid people affected by Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic

(Sep 19, 2022)

The lawmakers, who lead the Pennsylvania Latino Caucus, thanked Governor Tom Wolf for deploying two members of PA Task Force 1 to Puerto Rico to support Hurricane Fiona response. Read more

 

McNeill procures additional funding for Samuel Balliet Stadium improvement project

(Sep 19, 2022)

Earlier this month, McNeill helped secure over $243,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development which will be used to replace the stadium lights that were destroyed by Hurricane Sandy back in 2012. Read more

 

House Democrats host news conference to address diaper needs in state

(Sep 19, 2022)

Hill-Evan’s H.B. 692, which was introduced in 2021, would establish a grant program to improve, enhance and expand access to clean diapers for infants, children, and incontinent adults. Read more

 

Guzman kicks off celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

(Sep 16, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Manny Guzman and others in the PA House Democratic Caucus celebrate the growing Hispanic community throughout the commonwealth, but also reminds that there is more to go and more to do. Read more

 

Fixing one problem with Pa.’s elections could bolster public confidence, Democrats say

(Sep 15, 2022)

“We can continue to, you know, blame incompetence at the top … or we can get to work to do the people’s work that we’re all elected here to do. I know all Democrats are ready to get to work. And we’re asking our Republican colleagues to join us in that effort,” Guzman said. Read more

 

Rep. Guzman: Election issues silencing Latinos in Berks

(Sep 15, 2022)

Guzman said the push follows years of election issues surrounding the Latino/Spanish community in Berks. Read more

 

Guzman: Voting Dysfunction Leads to Disenfranchisement

(Sep 15, 2022)

Guzman says dysfunction leads to disenfranchisement and is calling for measures to better streamline our election process across the Commonwealth. Read more

 

Pashinski: Make Voting Easier

(Sep 14, 2022)

At a Capitol press conference on strengthening election integrity, Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski says we need to make voting easier, not raise additional barriers for Pennsylvanians. Pashinski says House Democrats stand ready to pass measures to streamline our election process, including pre-canvassing legislation that poll workers say is greatly needed – like Pashinski’s H.B. 982. Read more

 

Pashinski urges passage of pre-canvassing legislation & supports free and fair elections

(Sep 14, 2022)

“Despite what some in the majority party would want you to believe, our elections are safe and secure and the things we want to do would only make them better,” said Pashinski, D-Luzerne. Read more

 

Pashinski, O’Mara introduce legislation with bipartisan support to reform hospital closure process
Sep 23, 2022

Schlossberg Supports We the People Agenda
Sep 22, 2022

Thousands of older Pennsylvanians at risk of losing property tax rebates because of legislative inaction
Sep 22, 2022

Op-Ed: Green investments position Lehigh Valley for success
Sep 21, 2022

McNeill bill would require insurance coverage for prostate cancer screenings
Sep 21, 2022

Easton park to benefit from $100,000 state grant
Sep 20, 2022

Super soaked: Madden announces $125K for Tannersville ‘splash pad’
Sep 20, 2022

McNeill announces $250,000 grant for Catasauqua Borough flood mitigation project
Sep 20, 2022

Pashinski announces $100,000 grant to rehabilitate section of D&L Trail
Sep 20, 2022

Pashinski Pushing for Expanded Access to Clean Diapers
Sep 19, 2022

Schlossberg Shares His Story During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Sep 19, 2022

Guzman and Burgos join efforts to aid people affected by Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic
Sep 19, 2022

McNeill procures additional funding for Samuel Balliet Stadium improvement project
Sep 19, 2022

House Democrats host news conference to address diaper needs in state
Sep 19, 2022

Guzman kicks off celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
Sep 16, 2022

Fixing one problem with Pa.’s elections could bolster public confidence, Democrats say
Sep 15, 2022

Rep. Guzman: Election issues silencing Latinos in Berks
Sep 15, 2022

Guzman: Voting Dysfunction Leads to Disenfranchisement
Sep 15, 2022

Pashinski: Make Voting Easier
Sep 14, 2022

Pashinski urges passage of pre-canvassing legislation & supports free and fair elections
Sep 14, 2022