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

Schweyer: We Must Stay Vigilant

(Dec 15, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Peter Schweyer believes no one has the right to undermine the people’s will during an election and calls on residents across the commonwealth to remain vigilant and question any attempts to alter election results. Read more

 

Guzman: Driving Pa. Forward

(Dec 14, 2021)

Guzman wants to allow undocumented individuals to obtain a legal driver's license to make it easier for them to support and provide for their families without endangering others lives and putting themselves at risk. Read more

 

Schweyer: Broadband Bill a Win for Allentown

(Dec 14, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Peter Schweyer discusses how legislation to beef up broadband access in Pennsylvania could benefit Allentown residents by providing faster, more reliable internet for families, students, and businesses. Read more

 

Bill banking on Pa. organics has Dept. of Ag’s support

(Dec 14, 2021)

Established in 2019 as part of the Pennsylvania Farm Bill, the PA Preferred Organic Program has served as an opportunity for Pennsylvania farmers to increase and diversify their income. Read more

 

Pashinski & Madden introduce bill to make PA Preferred Organic Program permanent in the state

(Dec 13, 2021)

“PA Preferred Organic businesses grow all foods under the sun that are healthy for us, and that alone should be a reason to make the program permanent in our commonwealth.” Read more

 

Rozzi’s Christmas Gift Giving supports 100 local families this year

(Dec 10, 2021)

Rozzi’s office holds this donation drive every year where participants choose to support a local family in need. Sponsors buy items on the family’s wish list, wrap and label the presents so they are ready to be put under the tree by Christmas morning. Read more

 

Madden: $47K awarded to Children’s Advocacy Center

(Dec 10, 2021)

“Children who have been abused need to be heard. Through multidisciplinary teams of professionals involved in child protective services, children at CAC can get that assistance in a non-threatening environment.” Read more

 

Freeman announces $24,440 grant for Wilson Police

(Dec 09, 2021)

“I’m glad that the Wilson Borough Police Department was able to secure this grant for the purchase of essential safety equipment,” said Freeman, D-Northampton. “My office is always available to assist municipalities in applying for grants like these to secure needed equipment and training.” Read more

 

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

 

Schweyer: We Must Stay Vigilant
Dec 15, 2021

Guzman: Driving Pa. Forward
Dec 14, 2021

Schweyer: Broadband Bill a Win for Allentown
Dec 14, 2021

Bill banking on Pa. organics has Dept. of Ag’s support
Dec 14, 2021

Pashinski & Madden introduce bill to make PA Preferred Organic Program permanent in the state
Dec 13, 2021

Rozzi’s Christmas Gift Giving supports 100 local families this year
Dec 10, 2021

Madden: $47K awarded to Children’s Advocacy Center
Dec 10, 2021

Freeman announces $24,440 grant for Wilson Police
Dec 09, 2021

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