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

As partisan tensions thaw in Harrisburg, Pa. lawmakers eye unfunded housing, school priorities

(Nov 13, 2023)

“While we’re having the bigger fights over the big dollar spending, we can still be doing our job,” Rep. Schweyer told Spotlight PA. “And we’re seeing that, and that’s a good thing.” Read more

 

Proposal would keep Pennsylvania students enrolled amid district residency disputes

(Nov 13, 2023)

“When residency disputes like this occur, it is through no fault of the child and they should not suffer because of the situation,” Rep. McNeill said Monday during floor debate. Read more

 

House passes McNeill bill to protect students involved in school district residency disputes

(Nov 13, 2023)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill’s legislation that would help students involved in school district residency disputes passed the House today. Read more

 

Schweyer: Rural School Districts Need More Support

(Nov 13, 2023)

Majority Chair of the Pa. House Education Committee, state Rep. Peter Schweyer highlights the state's inadequacies in public education funding and how our rural school districts are up against similar challenges that our suburban and city districts experience. This stop on the Basic Education Funding Commission Tour emphasized just how necessary more funding is for the rural districts in Pa. Read more

 

Treasures of the temple

(Nov 12, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre, participated in the tour and told council members the structure is a distinctive surviving example of the Moorish revival style of architecture. Read more

 

In Bethlehem, a call to action as the Lehigh Valley marks Veterans Day

(Nov 11, 2023)

State Reps. Steve Samuelson and Jeanne McNeill took part Saturday. "Everything that we have in this country is because of the service and sacrifice of our veterans.” Read more

 

Concerns raised over proposed Interstate 80 expansion in Stroudsburg

(Nov 10, 2023)

Democratic State Representative Tarah Probst hosted a meeting Thursday night at the Stroudsburg High School, talking about what she feels would be the negative impacts of the proposed expansion of interstate 80. Read more

 

5 New PA Laws: Teachers' Religious Expression, Preferred Organic Brand

(Nov 09, 2023)

Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski (D-Luzerne) and other supporters say PA Preferred Organic trademark legislation will help consumers more easily identity state products and help further support the local economy. Read more

 

State mulls tax credits, exemptions for shopping mall conversions

(Nov 09, 2023)

“Municipalities deserve a fair shot at redeveloping outdated properties,” Rep. Joshua Siegel, D-Allentown, wrote in a legislative memo. “Pennsylvania has a need for quality and affordable housing, this bill provides options to help solve these challenges.” Read more

 

Union members at Regional Hospital demand investment from CHS to avoid strike

(Nov 09, 2023)

State representatives Kyle Donahue and Bridget Kosierowski are also in support of the union members. Read more

 

Union at Regional Hospital of Scranton might strike

(Nov 09, 2023)

Employees represented by SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania, state Rep. Kyle Donahue, D-113, Scranton, and state Rep. Bridget Kosierowski, D-114, Waverly Twp., delivered an open letter to Community Health System, the parent firm of Regional, condemning CHS for what the union and supporters view as putting profits over people and gutting operations. Read more

 

I-80 Expansion meeting held in Stroudsburg

(Nov 09, 2023)

“We’re an historical district, they’re ruining livelihoods, downtown businesses, and we are going to go under if this project goes through,” said Representative Tarah Probst. Read more

 

Skill games split lawmakers

(Nov 07, 2023)

“In addition to preying on users of the machines, skill games also steal money that should be going to Pennsylvania Lottery programs that support programs for our senior citizens,” Rozzi said. Read more

 

Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA receives state grant for locker room renovations

(Nov 07, 2023)

"The YMCA has played a vital role in Wilkes-Barre for nearly a hundred years," said Pashinski. Read more

 

Pashinski, Flynn present $250K check to Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA

(Nov 06, 2023)

Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre, and Sen. Marty Flynn, D-Scranton, were at the West Northampton Street facility to present a Local Share Account grant check for $250,000 in support of the YMCA’s locker room renovation project. Read more

 

Pashinski, Flynn celebrate state funding for Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA

(Nov 06, 2023)

Continuing their support for projects in their communities, state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski and state Sen. Marty Flynn celebrated a state grant awarded to support a transformational project in Wilkes-Barre today. Read more

 

PA Preferred Organic: State government creates new branding for agricultural products

(Nov 05, 2023)

Said Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, the bill’s prime sponsor: “Creating an easily identifiable PA Preferred Brand logo for PA-grown organic products is a win for Pennsylvania’s farmers and producers as well as our consumers who will know that label means quality because their purchase was grown in Pa., by Pa. Farmers, for Pa. families.” Read more

 

Tool-share program and Easton farm markets get a boost from agricultural grants

(Nov 05, 2023)

State Rep. Robert Freeman, D-Northampton, said the grants will expand the market's marketing efforts to attract more customers. Read more

 

Kiwanis Club adding accessible playground equipment to Stroudsburg, Eastburg parks

(Nov 04, 2023)

State Rep. Tarah Probst was on hand to celebrate the event and said, "It's great to have every child feel they have a place to go and play no matter what their ability is. It's wonderful for the community and the parents." Read more

 

Haddock: Election Day Reminder

(Nov 03, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Jim Haddock reminds everyone to exercise their constitutional right this Election Day, Tuesday November 7th. Polls open up at 7am and will remain open until 8pm. Make your voice heard! Read more

 

As partisan tensions thaw in Harrisburg, Pa. lawmakers eye unfunded housing, school priorities
Nov 13, 2023

Proposal would keep Pennsylvania students enrolled amid district residency disputes
Nov 13, 2023

House passes McNeill bill to protect students involved in school district residency disputes
Nov 13, 2023

Schweyer: Rural School Districts Need More Support
Nov 13, 2023

Treasures of the temple
Nov 12, 2023

In Bethlehem, a call to action as the Lehigh Valley marks Veterans Day
Nov 11, 2023

Concerns raised over proposed Interstate 80 expansion in Stroudsburg
Nov 10, 2023

5 New PA Laws: Teachers' Religious Expression, Preferred Organic Brand
Nov 09, 2023

State mulls tax credits, exemptions for shopping mall conversions
Nov 09, 2023

Union members at Regional Hospital demand investment from CHS to avoid strike
Nov 09, 2023

Union at Regional Hospital of Scranton might strike
Nov 09, 2023

I-80 Expansion meeting held in Stroudsburg
Nov 09, 2023

Skill games split lawmakers
Nov 07, 2023

Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA receives state grant for locker room renovations
Nov 07, 2023

Pashinski, Flynn present $250K check to Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
Nov 06, 2023

Pashinski, Flynn celebrate state funding for Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
Nov 06, 2023

PA Preferred Organic: State government creates new branding for agricultural products
Nov 05, 2023

Tool-share program and Easton farm markets get a boost from agricultural grants
Nov 05, 2023

Kiwanis Club adding accessible playground equipment to Stroudsburg, Eastburg parks
Nov 04, 2023

Haddock: Election Day Reminder
Nov 03, 2023