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McNeill appointed chair of Northeast Democratic Delegation

Madden, McNeill, Northeast Delegation announce $1.7M for LVIA upgrades secured in state budget

(Aug 26, 2022)

“We are thankful for the strong support of state Representative Maureen Madden and the entire Northeast Delegation as they recognize the critical role ABE has within the commonwealth’s transportation network.” Read more

 

Lehigh Valley school districts unveil new cameras to nab drivers who blow through school bus stop signs

(Aug 25, 2022)

Amber Clark also worked with Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-Lehigh, and Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh, to get the bill passed in the state House, allowing Pennsylvania to become the 25th state in the country with such a law. Read more

 

Mullins Applauds Increases to Education Funding

(Aug 24, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Kyle Mullins joined colleagues and Governor Wolf to celebrate new investments in education funding which will help generations of schoolchildren. Read more

 

Guzman hosts Policy Committee for tour of Reading businesses

(Aug 17, 2022)

“I want to thank today’s hosts for teaching me and my colleagues a little about their operations and projects, and how they will benefit the community,” said Guzman. “We’re looking forward to doing everything we can in Harrisburg to continue supporting these and other businesses so they can thrive and drive our community.” Read more

 

Madden Participates in the Lenape Rising Nation River Journey

(Aug 15, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Maureen Madden participated in the Rising Nation River Journey, an event where the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania and their supporters paddle the Delaware River and sign a ceremonial public treaty at several stops along the way. The ceremonies honor Lenape tribe heritage and values while promoting peace and friendship among participants. Read more

 

County Election, Rail Freight, and Environmental Education Funding Opportunity For Your District

(Aug 08, 2022)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development: Election Integrity Grant Program (Funding Source: General Fund) Who May Apply : Pennsylvania counties. Use : To support the work of county governments and their election offices. Funds : Funding is allocated proportionally based upon the number of registered voters within the county in the previous primary election. Application Deadline : August 15, 2022 More Information : Click on https://www.esa.dced.state.pa.us/Login.aspx . Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: Rail Freight Assistance Program (Funding Source: Multimodal Transportation Fund) Who May Apply : Freight railroads, freight railroad-served shippers, and economic development entities. Use : To support investment in rail freight infrastructure. Funds : The maximum state funding for a RFAP project is 70 percent of the total project costs, not to exceed $700,000. Application Deadline : September 2, 2022 More Information : Click on https://www.penndot.pa.gov/Doing-Business/RailFreightAndPorts/Pages/Grants-and-Loans.aspx . Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: Rail Transportation Assistance Program (Funding Source: General Obligation Debt) Who May Apply : Freight railroads, freight railroad-served Read more

 

Schlossberg appointed to Behavioral Health Commission for Adult Mental Health

(Aug 08, 2022)

The commission will allocate the $100 million to improve mental health services in Pennsylvania that was passed in the 2022-23 state budget. Read more

 

Guzman demands accountability from Berks County Commissioners in light of recent report describing ‘chaos’ during primary election

(Aug 05, 2022)

The lawmaker said he plans to call for public hearings and investigate ways to guarantee an open and truthful process before November’s general election. Read more

 

Guzman urges authorities to put a halt to gun violence in Reading

(Aug 01, 2022)

“We need to put a halt to gun violence; I urge the residents to cooperate with local authorities,” Guzman said. Read more

 

State programs now open for applications

(Jul 25, 2022)

Here are some of the latest state programs now open for applications. Read more

 

Schlossberg: Celebrating 988 and Mental Health

(Jul 20, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Mike Schlossberg celebrates the new 988 mental health hotline. He's working to advance the stories of mental healthcare and directly deal with mental health stigmas and concerns. He encourages anyone having troubling thoughts or suffering from depression to call 988 for help. Read more

 

Wolf admin. celebrates launch of 988 helpline, says there’s more work to be done

(Jul 20, 2022)

“I want everyone listening to this right now to think about the destigmatizing effects that this project is going to have,” Schlossberg said. “By creating a 9-8-8 hotline, we’re saying to individuals that your problems are not only real but that we believe you are worth treatment and recovering, and living a good life.” Read more

 

Housing, Public Health Infrastructure, and Clean Energy Funding Opportunities

(Jul 18, 2022)

Check out the latest state programs now open for applications. Read more

 

Schlossberg bill to give municipalities tools to analyze the regional significance and impact of real estate development projects

(Jul 14, 2022)

Schlossberg said that mega-real estate developers are turning agricultural and open spaces into road-clogging warehouses and other uses that hurt taxpayers through costly infrastructure nightmares, not to mention their quality of life related to more traffic, higher pollution levels and land deterioration. Read more

 

Madden: Women Must Keep the Right to Choose

(Jul 08, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Maureen Madden speaks against a Pa. Republican attempt to amend the state Constitution to remove a woman's right to choose a safe, legal abortion. Madden says this is not the battle we wanted, but she is confident the voters of Pennsylvania will rise to the occasion and vote down this dangerous reversal of well established precedent. Read more

 

Schweyer: Pa. Senate GOP are Cowards

(Jul 08, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Pete Schweyer says that he will never vote to take away women of their rights. Last night, while many people were getting ready to go to bed, the Pa. Senate Republicans passed a proposed Constitutional amendment that would deprive women of their right to choose and to healthcare access. He says they did this in the middle of the night because they're cowards, but he is standing up now in the light of day to say they will not get away with this. Read more

 

Schlossberg opposes un-American, extreme Pa. constitutional amendments

(Jul 08, 2022)

“After repeatedly failing to get their way, extremist Republicans cannot accept reality and instead try to change the rules of the game to increase the odds that they get their way." Read more

 

Schweyer: This Budget is a Win

(Jul 07, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Pete Schweyer has been in the legislature for eight years, but this is the first time a budget has invested in schools in such a meaningful way. He says this budget is a historic win for kids, and older adults by giving more affordable housing options and lowering property taxes. As a result of this budget, he feels the Allentown area will be stronger and safer than ever. Read more

 

Kosierowski supports investments in long-term care, education

(Jul 07, 2022)

“The budget isn’t perfect, but seldom would a spending plan with so many moving pieces be what everyone would like. That’s why legislating requires compromise, and it’s an important aspect of getting things done for the people we represent,” Kosierowski said. Read more

 

Schweyer applauds state budget deal

(Jul 07, 2022)

“As the parent of two ASD students, I know firsthand what these additional dollars will mean to the students and families in Allentown and I'm so very excited what our district can do with this historic investment." Read more

 

Madden, McNeill, Northeast Delegation announce $1.7M for LVIA upgrades secured in state budget
Aug 26, 2022

Lehigh Valley school districts unveil new cameras to nab drivers who blow through school bus stop signs
Aug 25, 2022

Mullins Applauds Increases to Education Funding
Aug 24, 2022

Guzman hosts Policy Committee for tour of Reading businesses
Aug 17, 2022

Madden Participates in the Lenape Rising Nation River Journey
Aug 15, 2022

County Election, Rail Freight, and Environmental Education Funding Opportunity For Your District
Aug 08, 2022

Schlossberg appointed to Behavioral Health Commission for Adult Mental Health
Aug 08, 2022

Guzman demands accountability from Berks County Commissioners in light of recent report describing ‘chaos’ during primary election
Aug 05, 2022

Guzman urges authorities to put a halt to gun violence in Reading
Aug 01, 2022

State programs now open for applications
Jul 25, 2022

Schlossberg: Celebrating 988 and Mental Health
Jul 20, 2022

Wolf admin. celebrates launch of 988 helpline, says there’s more work to be done
Jul 20, 2022

Housing, Public Health Infrastructure, and Clean Energy Funding Opportunities
Jul 18, 2022

Schlossberg bill to give municipalities tools to analyze the regional significance and impact of real estate development projects
Jul 14, 2022

Madden: Women Must Keep the Right to Choose
Jul 08, 2022

Schweyer: Pa. Senate GOP are Cowards
Jul 08, 2022

Schlossberg opposes un-American, extreme Pa. constitutional amendments
Jul 08, 2022

Schweyer: This Budget is a Win
Jul 07, 2022

Kosierowski supports investments in long-term care, education
Jul 07, 2022

Schweyer applauds state budget deal
Jul 07, 2022