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Now open for applications: Broadband and community project funding opportunities

(Jun 02, 2021)

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Opinion: Broadband Upgrades a Key Part of the Pa Rescue Plan

(Jun 01, 2021)

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown in numerous ways what many of us already knew: Pennsylvania is in desperate need of upgrading its broadband infrastructure.This is about more than simply internet access. In today's world, high-speed internet needs to be both accessible and affordable. As families chose to communicate more online due to the pandemic, many Pennsylvanians - urban, suburban, and rural alike - came to realize they didn't have access to the high-speed internet they needed. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Library, gun violence, conservation and recycling funding opportunities

(May 26, 2021)

Learn about state grant programs that are now open. Read more

 

Pashinski Promotes National Safe Boating Week

(May 24, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski offers some simple tips to help boaters stay safe while enjoying our waterways this summer season. Read more

 

Grant opportunities: Historical & Archival Records Care program open for applications

(May 19, 2021)

Information on state and other grant programs that are open for applications. Read more

 

Pashinski: Let's Help our Healthcare Workers with the PA Rescue Plan

(May 13, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski joined members of the House Democratic Policy Committee in Dickson City to discuss how the proposed $350 million in investments included in the Pa. Rescue Plan would provide the tools and resources to those working to provide patient healthcare across Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Services for mental health and substance use disorder, boating infrastructure

(May 13, 2021)

Now open for applications: Services for mental health and substance use disorder, boating infrastructure Read more

 

Pashinski Pushes for Increased Animal Protections

(May 07, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski joined members of the Animal Protection Caucus for a tour of the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area and to promote his legislation to increase dog license fees. Pashinski says a modest increase of a penny a day would provide for more dog wardens and increased animal protections across Pennsylvania. Read more

 

National Infrastructure Bank (NIB) would rebuild, replace and revolutionize Pa.’s and nation’s infrastructure without raising taxes

(May 06, 2021)

In 2021, we have the chance to build back better using the same tool used by great presidents of the past, with an even better America emerging in the face of national tragedy and challenges. Read more

 

Pashinski, Cruz introduce legislation to stretch PA SNAP dollars

(Apr 27, 2021)

HARRISBURG, April 27 – State Reps. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, and Angel Cruz, D-Philadelphia, announced today that they have introduced H.B. 1275 , legislation that would establish a Pennsylvania Preferred Food Bucks Program to provide benefit incentives to SNAP participants when they purchase certain healthy foods. Pashinski and Cruz said the program would promote Pennsylvania’s delicious and nutritious produce by providing a benefit incentive to SNAP participants when they purchase qualifying fruits and vegetables. Specifically, the program would provide a benefit incentive of at least 40 cents to a SNAP participant for every $1 of benefits redeemed for targeted healthy food items at participating markets and retailers, with preference provided to those selling Pennsylvania produced and/or Pennsylvania Preferred products. “This program would stretch critical SNAP dollars, increase consumption of healthy foods, and help boost demand for products grown and produced across our Commonwealth,” Pashinski said. “The PA Preferred brand is an easy way to know that what you’re buying is of the highest quality and grown or made right here in Pennsylvania. We can get this message to more people and help SNAP customers have confidence in their healthy purchases. Imagine what a difference that kind of surge in demand for healthy and PA produced foods could do for our farmers and our families.” Pashinski and Cruz are the Democratic Read more

 

Pashinski: PA Rescue Plan Will Add Jobs & Boost Our Economy

(Apr 27, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski highlights how the PA Rescue Plan will boost our economy, create jobs, and help small businesses bounce back after the pandemic. Read more

 

Now open for applications: CFA Multimodal, Growing Greener, PFAS Remediation, Drug Courts and Diversion Program grants

(Apr 27, 2021)

Information on state and other grant programs that are open for applications. Read more

 

Pashinski Pushes for Expanded Broadband Access

(Apr 22, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski says the PA Rescue Plan will provide critical funding for medical research and development, as well as expand broadband access across the state, including rural areas of Luzerne County. Read more

 

Pashinski Recognizes Workers Memorial Day in PA

(Apr 22, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski speaks on his House resolution recognizing April 28, 2021 as Worker's Memorial Day in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Pashinski announces $470,000 grant for Ashley Borough Flood Protection

(Apr 21, 2021)

HARRISBURG, April 21 – State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, today announced the approval by the Commonwealth Financing Authority of a $470,000 Flood Mitigation Program grant for the Ashley Borough Flood Protection Project. “This funding will help protect the residents of Ashley Borough from the impacts of future flooding, improving both safety and water quality,” Pashinski said. “Once completed, the Ashley Borough Flood Project will help mitigate risk for residents around Sugar Notch Run. I’m truly appreciative to Governor Wolf and his administration and to my Senate colleagues for recognizing the value of this project by investing these funds in our area.” Ashley Borough will use the Flood Mitigation funds for channel improvements to a section of Sugar Notch Run in the borough. “The CFA has been instrumental in providing critical funds for infrastructure, mobility and safety efforts in our area,” Pashinski said. “This funding is another smart investment by the CFA in Ashley Borough, Luzerne County and our region.” The CFA was established in 2004 as an independent agency of the Department of Community and Economic Development to administer Pennsylvania's economic stimulus packages. The CFA holds fiduciary responsibility over the funding of programs and investments in Pennsylvania's economic growth. The CFA consists of seven board members: four legislative appointees and the Read more

 

April 12 update: Grant programs now open for applications

(Apr 12, 2021)

Here are the latest state grant programs that recently opened for applications, as well as a federally funded American Rescue Plan grant opportunity available to humanities organizations. Read more

 

County Recycling Coordinator and Host Municipality Inspector grant programs now open for applications

(Apr 05, 2021)

Find information about state grant programs that are now open. Read more

 

Pashinski introduces Delayed Payment Plan for burden-free community college

(Mar 26, 2021)

HARRISBURG, March 26 – State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, introduced legislation recently to provide a pathway for community college students at any of Pennsylvania’s 15 state community colleges and the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology to complete their degree or certificate program and secure a steady, full-time job before beginning to repay the cost of their tuition. Graduates would have 10 years to pay off the cost of tuition, interest free. “Student debt continues to overburden Pennsylvania’s higher education students and discourage young people from pursuing a degree that can significantly increase their ability to find a good job,” Pashinski said. “Meanwhile, well-paying jobs go unfilled across the state because we don’t have enough workers with the education needed to fill those roles. My Delayed Payment Plan would help address each of these issues, allowing our young people to improve their career prospects while filling the family sustaining jobs of today and tomorrow.” Once established, the Delayed Payment Plan program would pay up-front for the community college education of participating PA students attending one of 15 state community colleges or the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology who pursue a degree in a high-need career path and agree to stay in Pennsylvania after graduating until their tuition is repaid. The agreement would require the graduate to pay back what they owe using a minimum Read more

 

Now open for applications: Dislocated worker, intermediate punishment, and wildfire assistance grant programs

(Mar 22, 2021)

Several state grant programs are open for applications. Read more

 

Pashinski Celebrates Music in our Schools Month 2021

(Mar 17, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski speaks on his House Resolution designating March 2021 as Music in our Schools Month in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Broadband and community project funding opportunities
Jun 02, 2021

Opinion: Broadband Upgrades a Key Part of the Pa Rescue Plan
Jun 01, 2021

Now open for applications: Library, gun violence, conservation and recycling funding opportunities
May 26, 2021

Pashinski Promotes National Safe Boating Week
May 24, 2021

Grant opportunities: Historical & Archival Records Care program open for applications
May 19, 2021

Pashinski: Let's Help our Healthcare Workers with the PA Rescue Plan
May 13, 2021

Now open for applications: Services for mental health and substance use disorder, boating infrastructure
May 13, 2021

Pashinski Pushes for Increased Animal Protections
May 07, 2021

National Infrastructure Bank (NIB) would rebuild, replace and revolutionize Pa.’s and nation’s infrastructure without raising taxes
May 06, 2021

Pashinski, Cruz introduce legislation to stretch PA SNAP dollars
Apr 27, 2021

Pashinski: PA Rescue Plan Will Add Jobs & Boost Our Economy
Apr 27, 2021

Now open for applications: CFA Multimodal, Growing Greener, PFAS Remediation, Drug Courts and Diversion Program grants
Apr 27, 2021

Pashinski Pushes for Expanded Broadband Access
Apr 22, 2021

Pashinski Recognizes Workers Memorial Day in PA
Apr 22, 2021

Pashinski announces $470,000 grant for Ashley Borough Flood Protection
Apr 21, 2021

April 12 update: Grant programs now open for applications
Apr 12, 2021

County Recycling Coordinator and Host Municipality Inspector grant programs now open for applications
Apr 05, 2021

Pashinski introduces Delayed Payment Plan for burden-free community college
Mar 26, 2021

Now open for applications: Dislocated worker, intermediate punishment, and wildfire assistance grant programs
Mar 22, 2021

Pashinski Celebrates Music in our Schools Month 2021
Mar 17, 2021