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

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

 

Bob Casey makes stop in Poconos to talk Amtrak, infrastructure

(Nov 29, 2021)

Casey praised state Rep. Maureen Madden (D-115) and U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-8) for their advocacy of the proposed Scranton-NYC route. Read more

 

PLBC statement on state police shooting of Monroe County teen

(Nov 19, 2021)

“Everyone would like to get to the bottom of this case in an objective, fair and honest way. Setting precedent in these cases would go a long way in mending the fences surrounding racial and mental health injustice." Read more

 

Kosierowski announces nearly $800K in funding for streetscape and recreational improvements throughout the district

(Nov 19, 2021)

“Today’s announcement is great news for the boroughs of Dickson City, Clarks Summit and for residents in Fells Township,” said Kosierowski. Read more

 

Madden statement on Christian Hall case developments

(Nov 19, 2021)

I continue to offer my support and heartfelt condolences to Christian Hall’s parents, entire family and friends, and I pledge further support by continuing to work on legislative solutions, including a bill requiring independent investigations by the AG of situations like this. Read more

 

Pashinski: $850,000 in state funding awarded to local projects

(Nov 19, 2021)

“Today’s investment through the CFA grant programs are important local infrastructure projects that are critical to the economic development and public safety in my district,” Pashinski said. Read more

 

Guzman thrilled about $600,000 grant award to enhance bicyclist and pedestrian safety in Reading

(Nov 19, 2021)

“I am extremely grateful for this much-needed investment that seeks to make our roadways in the City of Reading safer for everyone who utilizes them,” Guzman said. Read more

 

House Democratic Caucus condemns House Republican interference in Lehigh Valley election

(Nov 19, 2021)

House Democrats are focused on restoring faith in our system that has proven to be fair and effective time and time again and to trust those who have been elected to uphold the integrity of our free and fair elections. Read more

 

McNeill announces $85K in funding for recreational projects

(Nov 19, 2021)

“Today’s announcement is wonderful news for the communities of Coplay and Whitehall,” McNeill said. “The investments will benefit families of all ages and provide important and continued recreational opportunities.” Read more

 

McNeill announces $380,000 in funding for intersection upgrade

(Nov 19, 2021)

“Today’s announcement is great news for so many of the people who utilize public transportation in that area,” McNeill said. “This investment will also provide vital upgrades that include the installation of sidewalks and handicap-accessible ramps to better serve those with disabilities.” Read more

 

McClinton Stands Up to Defend Democracy

(Nov 18, 2021)

Let us return to civility. Let us return to the Democratic process. Let us return to the House of Representatives that Benjamin Franklin entrusted to us. Read more

 

Madden Supports Law Enforcement, Condemns Gun Bill

(Nov 17, 2021)

Before voting against an open carry gun bill, Pa. state Rep. Maureen Madden emphasized how the legislation would heighten danger for law enforcement during traffic stops, make it easier for people like those who participated in the Jan. 6 insurrection to conceal firearms, and the fact that statistics show violence increases in areas where conceal carry without permits is allowed. Read more

 

State House OKs bipartisan bills to improve mental health treatment

(Nov 17, 2021)

"This is what leaders do: they see a problem and they work to fix it. As a result of these efforts, Pennsylvania will take critical steps to improve a woefully ineffective mental health care system,” said Schlossberg, D-Lehigh. "This is the type of work our constituents expect of us." Read more

 

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

Bob Casey makes stop in Poconos to talk Amtrak, infrastructure
Nov 29, 2021

PLBC statement on state police shooting of Monroe County teen
Nov 19, 2021

Kosierowski announces nearly $800K in funding for streetscape and recreational improvements throughout the district
Nov 19, 2021

Madden statement on Christian Hall case developments
Nov 19, 2021

Pashinski: $850,000 in state funding awarded to local projects
Nov 19, 2021

Guzman thrilled about $600,000 grant award to enhance bicyclist and pedestrian safety in Reading
Nov 19, 2021

House Democratic Caucus condemns House Republican interference in Lehigh Valley election
Nov 19, 2021

McNeill announces $85K in funding for recreational projects
Nov 19, 2021

McNeill announces $380,000 in funding for intersection upgrade
Nov 19, 2021

McClinton Stands Up to Defend Democracy
Nov 18, 2021

Madden Supports Law Enforcement, Condemns Gun Bill
Nov 17, 2021

State House OKs bipartisan bills to improve mental health treatment
Nov 17, 2021