“We have worked collectively to bring in millions of dollars for crucial projects that have and will continue to have enormous benefits for northeast Pennsylvania, and we have focused on ensuring our incredibly hard-working district office staffs have easy access to the resources necessary to help our constituents.” Read more
“They couch it in language to soften the blow because the politics around book bans are so fraught right now,” Schweyer said. “But it's a book ban and you don't need my word for it." Read more
State Representative Tarah Probst has advocated reworking the I-80 expansion in the Poconos since she started her term as Mayor of Stroudsburg eight years ago. Read more
There are multiple grant programs that are currently open for applications. Read more
State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski and state Sen. Marty Flynn celebrated today two state grants awarded to Plains Township. Read more
“This building was constructed in 1978 and the HVAC units, manufactured by the Singer Sewing Machine Company, are original to the building,” Mayor Kuren said. “I thank Sen. Flynn and Rep. Pashinski for supporting our LSA grant application, making this project possible.” Read more
“Well, it’s certainly time overdue. This was done in 1974, certainly, time to upgrade it. It’s going to save them money and it’s going to actually provide them with the quality heat and air conditioning that they need in order to do their business,” said Pashinski. Read more
State Reps. Rob Matzie, D-16, Harmony Township, and Peter Schweyer, D-134, Lehigh County, introduced House Bill 1842, or the Community Solar Act, with the support of two dozen bipartisan co-sponsors. Read more
A petition organized by Rep. Probst to scale back the expansion of Interstate 80 already has more than 2,000 signatures. Read more
State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski and state Sen. Marty Flynn celebrated a state grant awarded to Wilkes-Barre Township today. Read more
“There’s a series of bills that we’ve been working on,” said Rep. Johanny Cepeda-Freytiz, D-Berks. “The one that passed and is in the Senate is HB 1067, specifically geared to immigrants here in Pennsylvania. We have folks who have educational backgrounds but when they come here and try to make Pennsylvania home, there’s an impediment, so we’re working on removing that.”? Read more
In Luzerne County, Eddie Day Pashinski’s neighbors know their state representative as a reliable and forceful voice for their rural corner of the commonwealth. Read more
House Education Committee Chairman Peter Schweyer (D-Lehigh County), who is a member of the BEF Commission, told LehighValleyNews.com recently the discussions around producing a report have been productive. Read more
Many dedicated individuals have been instrumental in helping Reading toward achieving the designation, the mayor said, including state Rep. Manny Guzman Jr. and state Sen. Judy Schwank. Read more
“Today we are here to celebrate the grant we were able to get for the gentleman and woman and we are very proud to do it sometimes you don’t need them until you’re in a crisis,” said Representative Bridget Kosierowski. Read more
At Middle Smithfield Township Community & Cultural Center and Library on Nov. 17, PA state Rep. Maureen Madden hosted a three-hour Veterans Expo to connect veterans and their loved ones with a one-stop shop for state and federal resources available to them. Read more
MudPond's owner Ben Rust talks to State Representative Bridget Kosierowski at his new shop. Read more
Pennsylvania officials, including state Reps. Kyle Mullins (D-Lackawanna), Bridget Kosierowski (D-Lackawanna) and Kyle Donahue (D-Lackawanna), have protested the increase. Read more
"Reading's best days are ahead of us," said state Rep. Manny Guzman (D-Berks). Read more
At a news conference in Scranton, Pa. state Rep. Kyle Donahue discussed his concerns regarding a proposed water rate hike that could greatly affect local residents, particularly those on fixed incomes. Donahue says Pennsylvania American Water is putting shareholder profits ahead of the customers they serve and calls upon the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to intervene. Read more
Standing just feet from the Pennsylvania American Water Company offices in Scranton, state lawmakers including Reps. Donahue and Mullins expressed their frustrations after the water company requested a 1.9 percent rate hike for its customers. Read more
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