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

Krueger re-introduces bill to ensure equitable access to contraceptives

(Mar 29, 2022)

Krueger was joined at Tuesday’s new conference by state Reps. Jennifer O’Mara, Morgan Cephas and Bridget Kosierowski. Read more

 

Wolf Administration Visits Valley Health Partners Community Health Center, Highlights Expansion of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Pennsylvania

(Mar 29, 2022)

Beginning in 2018, LVHN set up emergency department, inpatient, and primary care-based resources to support patients with OUD and to provide MAT. Read more

 

Gov. Wolf, Rep. Samuelson Call on General Assembly to Invest in Older Pennsylvanians, Individuals with Disabilities Through Property Tax Relief Program

(Mar 24, 2022)

“The Property Tax/Rent Rebate program benefits seniors and people with disabilities with more than 400,000 people receiving rebates each year. My office alone helps about 800 people each year complete their rebate applications,” said Rep. Samuelson. Read more

 

Pa. senior citizens, disabled would get double property tax or rent rebate for one year under Gov. Wolf plan

(Mar 24, 2022)

“Whatever your rebate is this year would be doubled, if our proposal is enacted,” Rep. Samuelson said. Read more

 

McNeill: $11.5 million to fund stronger healthcare workforce

(Mar 24, 2022)

“These recent months have illustrated how vital our health care system is to keeping communities here in Lehigh County and across the commonwealth healthy, both physically and mentally,” said McNeill. Read more

 

Mullins: Here to Serve YOU!

(Mar 23, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Kyle Mullins wants residents to know that his office is available to assist with state-related programs and services. Read more

 

Pashinski: Working for You

(Mar 23, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski is proud to represent communities in Northeastern Pa., and will continue working hard to ensure smart decisions are made in Harrisburg this budget season. Read more

 

Does the GOP want to repeal Obamacare? Take them literally and seriously

(Mar 23, 2022)

State Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski, a Scranton-area Democrat who’s the House’s only nurse, issued a dire warning, saying “no legislator or candidate should every put forth an agenda that dismantles” the law. Read more

 

Quakertown and Philadelphia have pushed back start times for high school students. Will Lehigh Valley schools follow?

(Mar 23, 2022)

A 2019 state report argued early school start times “can contribute substantially to adolescent sleep deprivation,” along with other consequences that could occur if high school students don’t get enough sleep. Read more

 

Luzerne County Election Board votes to keep ballot drop boxes

(Mar 23, 2022)

Four drop boxes will be in the same locations used in the Nov. 2 general election: the county-owned Penn Place Building in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the Pittston Memorial Library in Pittston, Hazleton City Hall, and the Wright Township Volunteer Fire Department in Mountain Top. Read more

 

Study aims to get passenger rail back on track for Wilkes-Barre

(Mar 22, 2022)

Regular passenger service to Wilkes-Barre ended over a half-century ago. Read more

 

Funding announced for more than 55 NEPA road and bridge projects

(Mar 21, 2022)

“The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is bringing benefits to every corner of Pennsylvania, and we are quickly delivering on its promises,” said Gov. Tom Wolf. “While these improvements occur, I urge the public to drive safely in work zones so you and roadway workers can get home each day.” Read more

 

Wolf Administration Celebrates Community Service During National AmeriCorps Week, Visits Afterschool Program in Reading

(Mar 17, 2022)

The week of celebration – from March 13 through March 19 – highlights the commitment of millions of Americans who have chosen to step up and serve their communities through a variety of diverse, public-focused programs. Read more

 

Support growing for proposed state, federal gas tax relief

(Mar 16, 2022)

Reps. Mullins, Carroll, Kosierowski, Welby and more weigh in on the topic. Read more

 

Pashinski: Stand Together with the People of Ukraine

(Mar 15, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski calls for the community to stand together and unify, not only in support for the people of Ukraine, but for the sake of worldwide democracy. Read more

 

Spring 2022 Newsletter

(Mar 15, 2022)

Check out a digital version of Rep. McNeill's latest printed newsletter sent to her constituents. Read more

 

Rozzi announces $150K grant awarded to Reading School District

(Mar 14, 2022)

“It’s rewarding to see that through my advocacy, state dollars come back to Reading and benefit area students. Investing in this software will help ensure that Reading’s youth reach their full potential,” Rozzi said. Read more

 

Lawmakers to push for $500 million trust fund to help fix Pennsylvania's decaying bridges

(Mar 14, 2022)

State Rep. Mike Carroll, D-Luzerne, minority chair of the House Transportation Committee, said he and Rep. Tim Hennessy of Pottstown, the Republican committee chairman, hope to introduce the bill by the end of the month. Read more

 

Lackawanna County hires company to speed up emergency rent assistance program approvals

(Mar 14, 2022)

The county received more than $20 million in federal funds to help low- to moderate-income families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic pay back rent and utilities, of which about $12 million remains. Read more

 

Krueger re-introduces bill to ensure equitable access to contraceptives
Mar 29, 2022

Wolf Administration Visits Valley Health Partners Community Health Center, Highlights Expansion of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Pennsylvania
Mar 29, 2022

Gov. Wolf, Rep. Samuelson Call on General Assembly to Invest in Older Pennsylvanians, Individuals with Disabilities Through Property Tax Relief Program
Mar 24, 2022

Pa. senior citizens, disabled would get double property tax or rent rebate for one year under Gov. Wolf plan
Mar 24, 2022

McNeill: $11.5 million to fund stronger healthcare workforce
Mar 24, 2022

Mullins: Here to Serve YOU!
Mar 23, 2022

Pashinski: Working for You
Mar 23, 2022

Does the GOP want to repeal Obamacare? Take them literally and seriously
Mar 23, 2022

Quakertown and Philadelphia have pushed back start times for high school students. Will Lehigh Valley schools follow?
Mar 23, 2022

Luzerne County Election Board votes to keep ballot drop boxes
Mar 23, 2022

Now open for applications: Substance use disorder awareness, fire and emergency medical services, overdose programmatic collaboration funding opportunities
Mar 22, 2022

Study aims to get passenger rail back on track for Wilkes-Barre
Mar 22, 2022

Funding announced for more than 55 NEPA road and bridge projects
Mar 21, 2022

Wolf Administration Celebrates Community Service During National AmeriCorps Week, Visits Afterschool Program in Reading
Mar 17, 2022

Support growing for proposed state, federal gas tax relief
Mar 16, 2022

Pashinski: Stand Together with the People of Ukraine
Mar 15, 2022

Spring 2022 Newsletter
Mar 15, 2022

Rozzi announces $150K grant awarded to Reading School District
Mar 14, 2022

Lawmakers to push for $500 million trust fund to help fix Pennsylvania's decaying bridges
Mar 14, 2022

Lackawanna County hires company to speed up emergency rent assistance program approvals
Mar 14, 2022