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

Berks Latino leaders earn statewide recognition

(Oct 01, 2022)

Rep. Guzman was among the honorees. Read more

 

Pennsylvania Declares October as Italian American Heritage Month

(Oct 01, 2022)

Mullins was enthusiastic about the idea as his wife is Italian American, and he has close ties to the local Italian community. Read more

 

Early Beginnings in Reading celebrates achieving Keystone STAR 4 status

(Sep 30, 2022)

The event was attended by State Representative Manny Guzman, who provided a Commendation from the PA House of Representatives. Read more

 

Pashinski: Child Care Programs Can Change Lives

(Sep 29, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski joined Governor Tom Wolf in Wilkes-Barre to highlight a $25 million child care tax credit program that will help working families better afford care and provide children with more opportunities to succeed. Read more

 

Pa. lawmakers visit Banana Factory in Bethlehem

(Sep 29, 2022)

The group toured the building and got a look at some galleries, artist studios, and classrooms. Read more

 

Burgos and Guzman call on President Biden to waive a federal law to allow essential fuel shipments to Puerto Rico

(Sep 29, 2022)

“We urge President Biden to ease the burden for Puerto Ricans, regardless of political or statehood status, and manage this situation with the same urgency that would involve any of the 50 states in the country. This is a matter of survival and empathy.” Read more

 

Hearing explores growing need to support grandparents

(Sep 28, 2022)

Held at the Henry Student Center at Wilkes University, Wednesday’s hearing consisted of grandparents who are raising their grandchildren, nonprofit founders and state officials. Read more

 

Legislation to help grandparents raising grandchildren access legal help introduced by Pashinski

(Sep 27, 2022)

The proposal builds on Pashinski’s 2018 legislation creating temporary guardianship for grandparents when parents of children are unable to care for them due to substance use disorder. Read more

 

Lawmakers Roundtable to hear Flooding Concerns

(Sep 27, 2022)

Representative Kyle Mullins tells FOX56 that there were many takeaways from today's event. Read more

 

Legislation would help grandparents raising grandchildren get legal help

(Sep 27, 2022)

Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre, has introduced legislation to create a Legal Services for Kinship Care Families Grant Program for eligible nonprofit organizations that provide civil legal services to kinship care families. Read more

 

Mullins hosts tour to illustrate local flood mitigation plans

(Sep 27, 2022)

“Flood damage, stormwater and erosion issues don’t abide by municipal or political boundaries,” said Mullins, D-Lackawanna. “Many miles separate our districts, but all the members of the Policy Committee here today represent municipalities with flooding concerns." Read more

 

Committee tours mine reclamation sites, learns about difficulties

(Sep 26, 2022)

“Pennsylvania is proud of its mining history, in fact, it’s what helped shaped many parts of the state,” Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski said. “Mining helped fuel everything from our state’s numerous industries to the small towns that formed and grew because of the jobs mines created. However, as we’ve seen in 45 of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties that have abandoned mine lands, nothing improves unless organizations, working in lockstep with the government, address the issues created by abandoned mines. That’s why this work is so important, it transforms a problem into a resource.” Read more

 

Pashinski, O’Mara introduce legislation to reform hospital closure process

(Sep 24, 2022)

Pashinski said House Bill 2849 doubles the time in which a hospital system must notify state and local agencies of a planned closure from 90 to 180 days. Read more

 

Pashinski, O’Mara introduce legislation with bipartisan support to reform hospital closure process

(Sep 23, 2022)

House Bill 2849 doubles the time in which a hospital system must notify state and local agencies of a planned closure from 90 to 180 days. Read more

 

Schlossberg Supports We the People Agenda

(Sep 22, 2022)

At a Capitol press conference, Pa. state Rep. Mike Schlossberg joined members of the We the People organization in calling for a more equitable legislative agenda in Harrisburg, particularly in regard to education funding and mental healthcare. Read more

 

Thousands of older Pennsylvanians at risk of losing property tax rebates because of legislative inaction

(Sep 22, 2022)

“We have to make this change before the end of the year,” said state Rep. Steve Samuelson, who has long advocated for increasing the income thresholds. “After 15 years, it’s long overdue.” Read more

 

Op-Ed: Green investments position Lehigh Valley for success

(Sep 21, 2022)

What’s been done on behalf of the environment in recent months is astounding — both at the national level and here at home. Read more

 

McNeill bill would require insurance coverage for prostate cancer screenings

(Sep 21, 2022)

According to data from the American Cancer Society, one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. The illness can also lay dormant for many years without going detected; screenings can help find the cancer at an early stage. Read more

 

Easton park to benefit from $100,000 state grant

(Sep 20, 2022)

Phase 2 of the project will include site preparation on the west side of the park to ready the site for the larger greenspace. Read more

 

Super soaked: Madden announces $125K for Tannersville ‘splash pad’

(Sep 20, 2022)

“This funding, for which I thank the Wolf administration and the Commonwealth Financing Authority, will help provide a welcome addition to TLC Park and tremendous asset to the people of and visitors to Pocono Township. Read more

 

Berks Latino leaders earn statewide recognition
Oct 01, 2022

Pennsylvania Declares October as Italian American Heritage Month
Oct 01, 2022

Early Beginnings in Reading celebrates achieving Keystone STAR 4 status
Sep 30, 2022

Pashinski: Child Care Programs Can Change Lives
Sep 29, 2022

Pa. lawmakers visit Banana Factory in Bethlehem
Sep 29, 2022

Burgos and Guzman call on President Biden to waive a federal law to allow essential fuel shipments to Puerto Rico
Sep 29, 2022

Hearing explores growing need to support grandparents
Sep 28, 2022

Legislation to help grandparents raising grandchildren access legal help introduced by Pashinski
Sep 27, 2022

Lawmakers Roundtable to hear Flooding Concerns
Sep 27, 2022

Legislation would help grandparents raising grandchildren get legal help
Sep 27, 2022

Mullins hosts tour to illustrate local flood mitigation plans
Sep 27, 2022

Committee tours mine reclamation sites, learns about difficulties
Sep 26, 2022

Pashinski, O’Mara introduce legislation to reform hospital closure process
Sep 24, 2022

Pashinski, O’Mara introduce legislation with bipartisan support to reform hospital closure process
Sep 23, 2022

Schlossberg Supports We the People Agenda
Sep 22, 2022

Thousands of older Pennsylvanians at risk of losing property tax rebates because of legislative inaction
Sep 22, 2022

Op-Ed: Green investments position Lehigh Valley for success
Sep 21, 2022

McNeill bill would require insurance coverage for prostate cancer screenings
Sep 21, 2022

Easton park to benefit from $100,000 state grant
Sep 20, 2022

Super soaked: Madden announces $125K for Tannersville ‘splash pad’
Sep 20, 2022