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

Here’s how much Lehigh Valley schools would get under Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget

(Feb 08, 2022)

Allentown, Bethlehem Area and Parkland school districts would be the biggest Lehigh Valley beneficiaries of Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal, with each seeing increases topping 40% in basic education funding. Read more

 

Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget plan would bring an additional $102.6 million to Berks schools

(Feb 08, 2022)

Berks would see $11.5 million of that increase, with local districts seeing their funding increase from between around 12% to about 35%. Read more

 

McNeill Encouraged by Wolf’s Budgetary Proposals

(Feb 08, 2022)

“I look forward to working with my colleagues in the coming months to see that the vocalized ideals of the 133rd Legislative District continue to be represented and considered during budgeting process." Read more

 

Schlossberg responds to latest new boundaries for 132nd District

(Feb 04, 2022)

"The services my office offers will continue to serve the current 132nd Legislative District until after the 2022 election. The geography of those services will change heading into 2023. However, the people living in the 132nd Legislative District — whether it will be your district in the future or not — can expect to be served through my office until after the 2022 election.” Read more

 

Carroll won't seek another term in state House

(Feb 04, 2022)

Carroll said his "exceptional" staff locally and in Harrisburg left him "extremely proud of the quality-of-life and infrastructure improvements I secured funding (for) to complete throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania." Read more

 

State lawmakers visit Second Street Learning Center to talk about funding challenges

(Feb 04, 2022)

“The services local day cares provide to the growing families in our area is absolutely vital as they ensure our children are receiving the care they need, while also allowing their parents to pursue their careers and earn a living,” Guzman said. Read more

 

Gov. Wolf: 71 Jobs Coming to Monroe County With Relocation of Black Buffalo 3D Manufacturing Operation to Pennsylvania

(Feb 03, 2022)

“Our team is excited to help create new opportunities in Pennsylvania and make the area a global hub for 3D construction technology,” said Michael Woods, CEO/COO of Black Buffalo 3D. Read more

 

Manufacturing roundtable: Helping businesses grow and thrive

(Feb 01, 2022)

“We are always interested in hearing from business owners about the challenges businesses are facing in PA,” Schlossberg said. “We love being in State College and today, and I want to thank Kevin from Pennsylvania IRC for helping to make this roundtable what it was.” Read more

 

Freeman bill would promote redevelopment of derelict factory buildings

(Feb 01, 2022)

"Repurposing an old factory or mill for retail, office or arts space, or transforming them into dwellings, encourages economic development and improves the quality of life of a community," said Freeman. Read more

 

Freeman bill would provide voters with earlier information on campaign contributions

(Jan 31, 2022)

"The change would provide earlier disclosure and greater transparency on who is contributing to candidates for the General Assembly," Freeman said. "This is information voters should have access to earlier in a campaign than they currently do." Read more

 

Pennsylvania to launch list of employers that violate state labor and workplace safety laws

(Jan 31, 2022)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill was among those visiting the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 375 building in Allentown on Monday to announce the launch of the Worker Protection and Labor Law Non-Compliance List. Read more

 

Your View by CEOs of LVHN and St. Luke’s: Lehigh Valley hospitals need your help ending COVID-19 surge

(Jan 30, 2022)

Now more than ever, as COVID-19 continues to threaten our communities and overwhelm our health care system, we need your help. Read more

 

Madden welcomes $122K in grant funding for area schools

(Jan 28, 2022)

“As a member of the House Education Committee, I know how important it is that we do everything we can to ensure that our young people and teachers have a safe learning environment so they can concentrate on their studies,” said Madden, D-Monroe. Read more

 

Hospitals still stressed as COVID patient numbers level off

(Jan 28, 2022)

Geisinger saw a high of 376 patients with COVID-19 hospitalized at its 10 hospital campuses on Jan. 17 and again on Jan. 19, according to data the health system provided. Read more

 

McNeill: To address gun violence, state invests $1.9 million

(Jan 28, 2022)

"This sort of investment here in Lehigh County aids in ensuring safer communities and helps foster positive change for the entire commonwealth.” Read more

 

‘We are in desperate, desperate need’: Lehigh, Northampton counties need Spanish-speaking poll workers for May primary

(Jan 27, 2022)

“Every election it’s always a problem staffing Spanish-speaking interpreters at these offices.” Read more

 

Allentown School District Receives Funding for School Safety

(Jan 26, 2022)

The Allentown School District received nearly $50,000 in state grants that will allow the district to upgrade equipment and teach students conflict resolution skills. Read more

 

Kosierowski Applauds $225M Investment in Healthcare

(Jan 26, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski applauds the investment of $225 million in funding to the commonwealth’s healthcare system in an effort to address issues that have negatively impacted patients and providers since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

 

Kosierowski: It’s Time to Pass the Patient Safety Act

(Jan 25, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski, a registered nurse, believes that the legislature must take action to address the nursing crisis in Pennsylvania. She is calling on her colleagues to pass the Patient Safety Act. Read more

 

Madden: Charter School Reform is Essential

(Jan 25, 2022)

It's critical that schools across the commonwealth are equitably funded while addressing the burdensome and unfair costs of charter schools and cyber charter schools that get passed along to homeowners via higher property taxes. Read more

 

Here’s how much Lehigh Valley schools would get under Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget
Feb 08, 2022

Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget plan would bring an additional $102.6 million to Berks schools
Feb 08, 2022

McNeill Encouraged by Wolf’s Budgetary Proposals
Feb 08, 2022

Schlossberg responds to latest new boundaries for 132nd District
Feb 04, 2022

Carroll won't seek another term in state House
Feb 04, 2022

State lawmakers visit Second Street Learning Center to talk about funding challenges
Feb 04, 2022

Gov. Wolf: 71 Jobs Coming to Monroe County With Relocation of Black Buffalo 3D Manufacturing Operation to Pennsylvania
Feb 03, 2022

Manufacturing roundtable: Helping businesses grow and thrive
Feb 01, 2022

Freeman bill would promote redevelopment of derelict factory buildings
Feb 01, 2022

Freeman bill would provide voters with earlier information on campaign contributions
Jan 31, 2022

Pennsylvania to launch list of employers that violate state labor and workplace safety laws
Jan 31, 2022

Your View by CEOs of LVHN and St. Luke’s: Lehigh Valley hospitals need your help ending COVID-19 surge
Jan 30, 2022

Madden welcomes $122K in grant funding for area schools
Jan 28, 2022

Hospitals still stressed as COVID patient numbers level off
Jan 28, 2022

McNeill: To address gun violence, state invests $1.9 million
Jan 28, 2022

‘We are in desperate, desperate need’: Lehigh, Northampton counties need Spanish-speaking poll workers for May primary
Jan 27, 2022

Allentown School District Receives Funding for School Safety
Jan 26, 2022

Kosierowski Applauds $225M Investment in Healthcare
Jan 26, 2022

Kosierowski: It’s Time to Pass the Patient Safety Act
Jan 25, 2022

Madden: Charter School Reform is Essential
Jan 25, 2022