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

Pashinski announces over $500,000 in PCCD grants for Luzerne County

(Dec 09, 2021)

“Each of these grants will help protect some of the most vulnerable among us – including children, women facing domestic violence, and those individuals trying to stop the cycle of opioid use disorder. Thank you and congratulations to everyone involved in these critical programs designed to protect our residents across Luzerne County.” Read more

 

Schweyer Community Conversation with PennDOT on South 4th St. Project

(Dec 08, 2021)

In this Community Conversation, Pa. state Rep. Peter Schweyer sits down with Ron Young from PennDOT to discuss the South 4th St. project in Allentown and its impact on safety and congestion throughout this busy corridor. Megan Fallon and Jason Hursh from the project design team also share specifics on new sidewalks, traffic signals, turning lanes, and repaving. Read more

 

Guzman announces $375,000 grant awarded to SAFE Berks to combat domestic violence

(Dec 08, 2021)

The grant will be utilized to continue a cross-system, collaborative response to violence against women crimes in the county. Read more

 

Mullery bill would eliminate automatic pay raises for elected officials

(Dec 08, 2021)

“I fully support Rep. Mullery’s bill and in fact and I am the first co-sponsor of the legislation,” Rep. Mike Carroll said. Read more

 

McNeill: State investing more than $115K in criminal justice initiatives

(Dec 08, 2021)

“I’m pleased that the PCCD has prioritized Salisbury and Whitehall townships with today’s funding announcement. These dollars will provide opportunity to evaluate current procedures and operating objectives while aiding in raising the level of police professionalism.” Read more

 

Madden brings home $500K for Heritage Center upgrades

(Dec 07, 2021)

The funding, Madden said, will be used to build an addition of approximately 17,000 square feet immediately adjacent to and connected to Stroud Mansion, which is a 12-room house built in 1795 by Jacob Stroud, founder of Stroudsburg and a Revolutionary War colonel. Read more

 

Allentown projects receive $10.5 million in state RACP grants

(Dec 07, 2021)

“These organizations provide valuable services to our area, from increasing access to affordable housing to expanding educational programs and activities for children,” Schweyer said. “I am pleased to see the state recognize the important work of these organizations and the tremendous services they provide to our community.” Read more

 

McNeill: State to invest $6.25 million in Lehigh Valley

(Dec 07, 2021)

“When our communities benefit from investments like these, the return stretches long into the future, and our children’s children are given more reason and opportunity to remain where they were born and raised, rather than seek out somewhere else to plant their own roots.” Read more

 

Pashinski announces approval of $2.5 million in RACP grants for Wilkes-Barre projects

(Dec 06, 2021)

Specifically, Project Elevate was approved for a $500,000 grant to provide a sustainable workforce development system to be located at the Train Station Complex off Wilkes-Barre Boulevard in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Read more

 

Kosierowski: State to invest $1 million in Moosic

(Dec 06, 2021)

“These dollars illustrate the efforts of Lackawanna County leadership and their willingness to approach existing properties and work toward paving a path for prosperity and growth." Read more

 

Guzman commends $2.25 million grant for Medical Arts Building rehabilitation project

(Dec 06, 2021)

“Investing in the necessary upgrades for these historic structures allows the vibrant past of this city to be blended with Reading’s incredibly bright future." Read more

 

Rozzi applauds $2.25 million grant for improvements to Reading’s Medical Arts building

(Dec 06, 2021)

“Modernizing and utilizing this facility is just one example of continued efforts to redevelop and revitalize the city of Reading. I’m incredibly thankful for this $2 million investment and will keep working to bring more state dollars home to benefit our community.” Read more

 

Freeman announces $3.5 million awarded for new parking facility

(Dec 06, 2021)

“This new parking facility will be a welcome addition in downtown Easton,” said Freeman, D-Northampton. “I’m pleased to have played a part in helping the city to acquire the funding for this important investment.” Read more

 

McNeill: State to invest $1 million in Lehigh Valley Health Network

(Dec 06, 2021)

According to McNeill, the project involves demolishing and renovating existing office and other medical spaces within the existing building adjacent to the current intensive care unit and adding eight new critical care beds. Read more

 

Pearl Harbor survivor, now 99, one of few returning to Hawaii for 80th anniversary. He still remembers the moment he learned Japanese planes were coming

(Dec 03, 2021)

Dick Schimmel was 19 then. He’s 99 now. The lifetime Allentown resident will be an honored guest Tuesday in Hawaii for the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack. Read more

 

Berks lawmakers Applaud $7.5 Million in State Funding for Reading Phils, Tout Community Effort to Improve Stadium

(Dec 03, 2021)

Funding from the state is in conjunction with dollars put forward by R-Phils ownership and funding promised by Berks County and the City of Reading. Read more

 

PUC Announces New ‘835’ Area Code Assigned to Parts of Southeast PA

(Dec 02, 2021)

The Commission voted 3-0 to approve a petition filed by the North American Numbering Plan Administrator, which is the neutral third-party entity that allocates telephone numbering resources. Read more

 

Rozzi announces $238K grant to address gun violence

(Dec 02, 2021)

“Sadly, too many families have been impacted and too many lives have been lost by gun violence in Reading. When someone experiences something this traumatic, they often don’t know where to go or who to reach out to in order to feel understood and heard, so I’m confident that funding from this grant will help change that,” Rozzi said. Read more

 

Guzman announces $238,062 grant awarded to the Reading Salvation Army to address gun violence

(Dec 01, 2021)

“This grant award will help our community take a more proactive approach in preventing and ultimately ceasing gun violence. Having personally experienced the great things the Salvation Army has done for our community here in Reading, I know this money will be put to good use.” Read more

 

Monroe Matters: Madden Talks Infrastructure with U.S. Rep. Cartwright

(Dec 01, 2021)

In her latest edition of 'Monroe Matters,' Pa. state Rep. Maureen Madden sits down with U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright to discuss the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which was recently signed into law by President Biden, and what it will mean for Northeast Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Pashinski announces over $500,000 in PCCD grants for Luzerne County
Dec 09, 2021

Schweyer Community Conversation with PennDOT on South 4th St. Project
Dec 08, 2021

Guzman announces $375,000 grant awarded to SAFE Berks to combat domestic violence
Dec 08, 2021

Mullery bill would eliminate automatic pay raises for elected officials
Dec 08, 2021

McNeill: State investing more than $115K in criminal justice initiatives
Dec 08, 2021

Madden brings home $500K for Heritage Center upgrades
Dec 07, 2021

Allentown projects receive $10.5 million in state RACP grants
Dec 07, 2021

McNeill: State to invest $6.25 million in Lehigh Valley
Dec 07, 2021

Pashinski announces approval of $2.5 million in RACP grants for Wilkes-Barre projects
Dec 06, 2021

Kosierowski: State to invest $1 million in Moosic
Dec 06, 2021

Guzman commends $2.25 million grant for Medical Arts Building rehabilitation project
Dec 06, 2021

Rozzi applauds $2.25 million grant for improvements to Reading’s Medical Arts building
Dec 06, 2021

Freeman announces $3.5 million awarded for new parking facility
Dec 06, 2021

McNeill: State to invest $1 million in Lehigh Valley Health Network
Dec 06, 2021

Pearl Harbor survivor, now 99, one of few returning to Hawaii for 80th anniversary. He still remembers the moment he learned Japanese planes were coming
Dec 03, 2021

Berks lawmakers Applaud $7.5 Million in State Funding for Reading Phils, Tout Community Effort to Improve Stadium
Dec 03, 2021

PUC Announces New ‘835’ Area Code Assigned to Parts of Southeast PA
Dec 02, 2021

Rozzi announces $238K grant to address gun violence
Dec 02, 2021

Guzman announces $238,062 grant awarded to the Reading Salvation Army to address gun violence
Dec 01, 2021

Monroe Matters: Madden Talks Infrastructure with U.S. Rep. Cartwright
Dec 01, 2021