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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

 

Schweyer: Stop the Political Theater

(Nov 16, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Peter Schweyer spoke in opposition to Senate Bill 565, legislation that would effectively abolish the requirement to possess a concealed carry permit. Schweyer believes the legislature is wasting valuable time discussing bills that ultimately face a veto by Gov. Wolf. Read more

 

Schweyer Community Conversation with Adam Garber of CeaseFirePA

(Nov 16, 2021)

As the state House prepares for a potential vote to change Pennsylvania's firearms laws regarding concealed carry, Pa. state Rep. Peter Schweyer sits down with Adam Garber from CeaseFirePA for a Community Conversation on this important piece of legislation. Read more

 

The 2021 Pennsylvania Forty Under 40

(Nov 15, 2021)

City & State recognizes some of the "most influential Pennsylvanians under the age of 40," including state Rep. Schlossberg from Lehigh County. Read more

 

Dems stage walkout of House hearing on bills tightening public sector labor laws

(Nov 15, 2021)

"This committee should be talking about ways to strengthen our workforce and getting people back to work," Rep. Gerald Mullery, D-Luzerne, said Read more

 

McNeill issues statement on Labor Committee’s agenda

(Nov 15, 2021)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, joined colleagues in protesting an agenda that she and fellow Democrats have labeled an outright assault on the rights of working families across the commonwealth. Read more

 

Madden Calls for Campaign Finance Reform

(Nov 12, 2021)

At a State Government Committee hearing on term limits this week, Pa. state Rep. Maureen Madden argued instead for campaign finance reform, suggesting too much corporate money puts well-meaning, grassroots organizers at a distinct and unfair disadvantage. Term limits, she said, already exist through the power of the ballot box, though she agrees there should be term limits for the President of the United States and the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more

 

It’s Time for Passing Legislation to Protect Animals

(Nov 12, 2021)

As another National Pet Adoption Week comes to a close, I feel it’s important to remind my colleagues in both the House and Senate, of our duty to serve all our constituents, human or not. Read more

 

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

Schweyer: Stop the Political Theater
Nov 16, 2021

Schweyer Community Conversation with Adam Garber of CeaseFirePA
Nov 16, 2021

The 2021 Pennsylvania Forty Under 40
Nov 15, 2021

Dems stage walkout of House hearing on bills tightening public sector labor laws
Nov 15, 2021

McNeill issues statement on Labor Committee’s agenda
Nov 15, 2021

Madden Calls for Campaign Finance Reform
Nov 12, 2021

It’s Time for Passing Legislation to Protect Animals
Nov 12, 2021