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Rozzi applauds $143K grant to develop Laurel Run Park

(Dec 30, 2021)

“This funding will go a long way toward ensuring community members of all ages and abilities have a safe and modern space to enjoy outdoor activities,” Rozzi said. Read more


Kosierowski announces nearly $500,000 in funding for parks, greenspace projects

(Dec 30, 2021)

“Investments like these are vitally important to our communities, to our neighborhoods and families,” Kosierowski said. Read more


Freeman announces state grants for Easton, Hellertown parks

(Dec 30, 2021)

“These grants help local communities plan and develop recreation areas and conserve open space," Freeman said. Read more


Rep. Madden 2021 Winter Newsletter

(Dec 29, 2021)

Madden's winter newsletter focuses on veterans issues and infrastructure. Read more


Should lawmakers end automatic pay raises for themselves?

(Dec 28, 2021)

“Pennsylvania’s minimum wage has not increased since 2007 and wages have remained stagnant, yet our elected officials receive these annual raises automatically,” said state Rep. Gerald Mullery in a statement introducing the House bill. Read more


Governor signs bill co-authored by Samuelson to expand PACENET eligibility

(Dec 22, 2021)

The law will increase enrollment for the state’s Prescription Assistance Contract for the Elderly Needs Enhancement Tier, known as PACENET, by about 20,000 people and raises the income limits to $33,500 for a single person and $41,500 for a married couple. Read more


MAP: How poverty rates have changed in every Pennsylvania school district

(Dec 20, 2021)

The map within shows each of Pennsylvania’s 500 school districts, comparing 2020 poverty rates with 2016. Read more


Advocates for preschool education urge passage of Build Back Better plan

(Dec 20, 2021)

It’s estimated an additional 200,000 Pennsylvania children would gain access to preschool services thanks to funding included in the $2 trillion spending plan. Read more


Freeman bill would make state-offered health insurance an affordable option

(Dec 17, 2021)

"Health insurance rates continue to rise. I believe my proposal would effectively bring health care policies back to an affordable range for the average Pennsylvanian. It also would offer a less costly alternative to the current private health plans available today," said Freeman, D-Northampton. Read more


Schlossberg responds to proposed new boundaries for 132nd District

(Dec 16, 2021)

"The growth in Lehigh County is great news for us all, and it is extremely beneficial to have a third state representative for the state’s third-largest city. It is a statement to the growing population and political power of our region." Read more


Madden: It's Time to Prioritize Cleaner Energy

(Dec 16, 2021)

With global temperatures rising and more frequent instances of extreme weather causing loss of life and significant damage, RGGI at least puts PA on a collaborative path that will put Pennsylvanians' spirit of innovation, ingenuity and resourcefulness at the forefront as we continue to diversify our energy portfolio and try to preserve the beauty of our commonwealth. Read more


Schweyer applauds final passage of broadband expansion bill

(Dec 15, 2021)

“The people who live in communities who have little to no internet access or significantly slower connections deserve this investment. Every Pennsylvanian will be able to access work and education from their homes. Because of this bill, these individuals will be able to have remote doctor appointments, pay bills online, stay connected with loved ones and build a better future.” Read more


Rep. Kinkead and House Democrats defend election integrity

(Dec 15, 2021)

“Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania have made it clear that they do not trust our elections – except for elections that put members of their own party in power,” said Kinkead. Read more


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