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Pashinski resolution honoring Workers’ Memorial Day adopted by House

(Apr 27, 2017)

A resolution commemorating Workers’ Memorial Day, introduced by state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, was unanimously adopted in the House today. Read more

 

Presentation on Internal Accounting Controls for Volunteer Organizations

(Apr 27, 2017)

Learn more about internal accounting controls for volunteer organizations at this free and open-to-the-public briefing in conjuncture with Luzerne County, the Department of Business at Misericordia University and the PA Department of Community and Economic Development. Read more

 

Pashinski to host Policy Committee hearing on Marcellus Shale Severance Tax Monday in Wilkes Barre

(Apr 27, 2017)

WILKES-BARRE, April 27 – State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, announced today that he will host a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on the impacts of implementing a potential Marcellus Shale severance tax in Pennsylvania. The hearing will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 1 at Wilkes University in the Henry Student Center Ballroom, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre. The current agenda is: 2:00 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks 2:10 p.m. Panel of State Officials: Dennis Davin , Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Scott Perry , Deputy Secretary for Oil and Gas, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection 2:50 p.m. Marleen Troy , Professor of Environmental Engineering, Wilkes University 3:20 p.m. Marc Stier , Director, Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center 3:50 p.m. Closing Remarks The hearing is open to the public and the media is invited to attend. Read more

 

Pashinski rallies for music therapy, calls for support of licensing legislation

(Apr 26, 2017)

Calling it life-changing therapy, state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, joined legislators and advocates today at a rally for music therapy awareness at the Capitol. Read more

 

Pashinski: Music Therapy Helps

(Apr 26, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski speaks at a Capitol rally in support of music therapy and his bill which would license professional music therapists in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Pashinski Recognizes Workers Memorial Day

(Apr 25, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski speaks on his resolution designating April 28, 2017 as Workers' Memorial Day in Pennsylvania in memory of workers killed, injured, and disabled in the workplace and in recognition of the efforts of the Greater Wilkes-Barre Labor Council. Read more

 

Pashinski joins House Democrats to introduce online privacy package

(Apr 20, 2017)

In light of congressional Republicans overturning internet privacy rules set to take effect later this year, state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, is joining fellow House Democrats to prepare a package of bills aimed at protecting Pennsylvanians' online privacy. Read more

 

Pashinski: Treat All Public Schools Equally

(Apr 19, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski stood with his House Democratic colleagues to unveil a package of eight charter school reform bills designed to treat all Pennsylvania public schools – both traditional and charter – and their students equally under law. Read more

 

Pashinski, Murt honor Ned McGinley

(Apr 18, 2017)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, was joined by state Rep. Tom Murt, R-Montgomery, in honoring former Kings College head wrestling coach Ned McGinley today on the House floor. Read more

 

Pashinski: Early Education Critical To Success

(Apr 13, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski attended a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to stress the importance of properly funding early childhood education programs in Pennsylvania. Invest now and reap the benefits later. As a former educator, Pashinski knows the power we give children by starting their education early. These results will benefit us all, especially our children. Read more

 

Pashinski announces grant for Hanover Area Junior/Senior High School

(Apr 10, 2017)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, Democratic chairman of the House Agricultural and Rural Affairs Committee, announced today a $20,130 Food Service Equipment Grant has been approved for the Hanover Area Junior/Senior High School to help the school upgrade kitchen equipment and infrastructure in an effort to serve more nutritious meals. Read more

 

Pashinski, labor leaders call Open Workforce Initiative Package anti-worker, bad for Pennsylvania

(Apr 04, 2017)

Calling it part of a continued systematic assault on workers, state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, joined labor leaders and fellow legislators today to call a package of bills known as the Open Workforce Initiative Package another anti-worker attempt to destroy unions and turn Pennsylvania into a “right-to-work” for less state. Read more

 

Pashinski: Right to Work is Wrong for Pennsylvanians

(Apr 04, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski joined representatives from the AFL-CIO and other Pennsylvanian unions to discuss the danger of the Pennsylvania Open Workforce Initiative Package, which includes Right-to-Work legislation. Read more

 

Local Share Account awards contribute $2,209,385 to local communities

(Mar 29, 2017)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, announced today that multiple projects in the 121st Legislative District were receiving $2,209,385 in grant funding from the Commonwealth Financing Authority as part of the Local Share Account. Read more

 

Pashinski, Yudichak announce $550,000 in water and sewer system grants for Wilkes-Barre, Hanover Township

(Mar 29, 2017)

Calling it a tremendous help to ease the burden on municipalities, state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, and state Sen. John Yudichak, D-Carbon/Luzerne, announced $550,000 in grants from the Commonwealth Financing Authority as part of the Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer program. Read more

 

Union members rally to oppose Senate bill

(Mar 24, 2017)

About 30 union members and leaders and state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-121, Wilkes-Barre, rallied under the statue of union hero John Mitchell on the Lackawanna County Courthouse Square to protest Senate Bill 166, called the Protection of Public Employee Wages Act. Read more

 

Pashinski Supports Music and the Arts

(Mar 20, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski speaks about the importance of music and the arts in our schools and presents a house citation to members of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association recognizing March as music in our schools month. Read more

 

Governor Wolf proposes plan to increase minimum wage to $12

(Feb 22, 2017)

Pennsylvanians in favor of raising the minimum wage may see a victory in their long-standing battle soon. Read more

 

Unemployment Compensation Assistance

(Jan 20, 2017)

Get more info on what you can do now that several Unemployment Compensation Service Centers have closed and longer wait times are being experienced by those looking for help. Read more

 

Pashinski Talks Farm Show With Ag Secretary

(Jan 12, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski caught up with Secretary Russell Redding of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to talk about the 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show. Agriculture is big business in the Commonwealth and the Farm Show highlights it all. Read more