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Pashinski’s temporary guardianship for grandparents bill passes Senate, heads to governor

(Oct 16, 2018)

Calling it a tremendous victory for grandparents raising grandchildren in Pennsylvania, state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, praised the Senate for passing H.B. 1539, which now goes to Gov. Tom Wolf for his signature into law. Read more

 

Pashinski: Protect Health Care Coverage for ALL People

(Oct 16, 2018)

At a Capitol news conference, Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski speaks in support of legislation that would protect people in Pennsylvania from having their health insurance denied because of a pre-existing condition even if changes are made at the federal level. Read more

 

Pashinski joins Watson, Miller, Smith to announce federal funding for Kinship Navigator Program

(Oct 11, 2018)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, joined Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller, Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Secretary Jennifer Smith and state Rep. Kathy Watson, R-Bucks, chairwoman of the House Children and Youth Committee, to announce Pennsylvania is expected to receive $479,307 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families to develop a kinship navigator program. Read more

 

Pashinski Recognizes Wilkes-Barre First Responders

(Oct 10, 2018)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski recognizes the hard work and dedication of the first responders, members of local law enforcement, emergency management agencies, utility workers and township and county officials who responded to the large-scale emergency situation that took place in Wilkes-Barre on June 13, 2018, as a result of a category EF2 tornado. Read more

 

Pashinski announces $68,650 in workforce development grants

(Oct 10, 2018)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, today announced five grants totaling $68,650 were awarded to companies in the 121st Legislative District from the Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Pashinski announces school safety grants for area schools

(Oct 04, 2018)

With $8.4 million in competitive Safe Schools Targeted grants awarded across Pennsylvania, state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, announced a total of $65,951 in Safe Schools Targeted Grants split between Wilkes-Barre Area School District and Hanover Area School District. Read more

 

Pashinski: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Bills Near the Finish Line

(Oct 02, 2018)

At a Pa. Bar Association press event, Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski speaks about House Bills 1539 and 2133 which would provide temporary emergency guardianship and create a kinship navigator program for grandparents raising grandchildren. Pashinski urges everyone to contact their state Senators to get these bills passed and on the Governors desk to become law. Read more

 

Rep. Pashinski touts international reach of Pa. businesses at summit

(Sep 24, 2018)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski said Friday that Northeast Pennsylvania has racked up over $31 million in sales to international markets, which has led to the creation or retention of more than 125 jobs.Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre, delivered the keynote address at the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance’s 2018 “Bringing the World to Northeastern Pennsylvania” summit at The Woodlands Inn. Read more

 

Pashinski delivers keynote address at NEPA Alliance summit

(Sep 21, 2018)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, delivered the keynote address this afternoon at The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance’s (NEPA) 2018 Bringing the World to Northeastern Pennsylvania summit, highlighting the importance of international trade and the benefits to businesses in the northeast. “Pennsylvania has such a unique history when it comes to natural resources, manufacturing and goods and services,” Pashinski said. “With the sixth largest gross domestic product output in the United States, it’s vital that we continue to pursue international trade to strengthen our state’s economy and get greater exposure for the Pennsylvania products we’re all proud of.” Read more

 

Osterhout Free Library in WB receives $120,000 Keystone grant

(Sep 21, 2018)

The Osterhout Free Library was one of 27 public libraries across the state that received word Thursday of a Keystone grant for site improvements.Osterhout will receive a $120,000 grant that will go toward upgrading the roof, windows and flooring and help the library enhance energy efficiency. Read more

 

Osterhout Free Library receives Keystone Library Grant

(Sep 20, 2018)

Recognizing the importance public libraries play in communities around the state, Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski. D-Luzerne, thanked the administration of Gov. Tom Wolf today for awarding a $120,000 grant to the Osterhout Free Library. Read more

 

Pashinski, Yudichak announce multiple CFA grants for 121st Legislative District

(Sep 18, 2018)

WILKES-BARRE, Sept. 18 – State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, and state Sen. John Yudichak, D-Luzerne/Carbon, today announced the approval of three Commonwealth Financing Authority grants totaling $723,062 for Fairview Township, Hanover Township and Ashley Borough. The funds will go toward three separate projects, including: $60,562 to Fairview Township to renovate a basketball court at Memorial Park; $300,000 to Ashley Borough for the Sulfur Run construction project; and $362,500 to Hanover Township for phase 2B of the Solomon Creek Interceptor rehabilitation project. “These grants will go toward increasing the safety and recreational appeal of communities in our district,” Pashinski said. “I’m truly appreciative to Governor Tom Wolf and his administration for working with me on these grants and seeing the value that this money will bring to our area.” “The Commonwealth Financing Authority continues to be a great partner with Luzerne County communities looking to invest in community development projects that improve the quality of life in the region and set the stage for future economic growth,” Yudichak said. Fairview Township’s grant will go toward excavating and removing the old basketball court at Memorial Park. The area will then be graded, leveled and new asphalt will be poured for the two new basketball posts with backboards. The project will also include line painting, fence Read more

 

Summer 2018 Newsletter

(Sep 06, 2018)

Read the latest news in my summer 2018 newsletter. Read more

 

Next phase of South Valley Parkway opens today

(Aug 30, 2018)

NANTICOKE — The next phase of the South Valley Parkway project opens today, marking completion of the entire expressway save for the final roundabout at Prospect Street, state Department of Transportation officials said. Read more

 

Next phase of South Valley Parkway opens today

(Aug 30, 2018)

The next phase of the South Valley Parkway project opens today, marking completion of the entire expressway save for the final roundabout at Prospect Street, state Department of Transportation officials said.That new, 2-mile segment of highway runs between an existing roundabout off the South Cross Valley Expressway (Route 29) and Kosciuszko Street. Read more

 

Pashinski, Yudichak announce $1 million Ready to Learn Block Grant for Wilkes-Barre School District

(Aug 29, 2018)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, and state Sen. John Yudichak, D-Luzerne/Carbon, announced today a supplemental $1 million Ready to Learn Block Grant has been awarded from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to the Wilkes-Barre Area School District. Read more

 

8/20/18 – Tax Fairness – Wilkes-Barre

(Aug 23, 2018)

Materials from House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing hosted by State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski. Read more

 

Miss my Tele-Town Hall on Aug. 21st? Check it out here.

(Aug 22, 2018)

Listen to the entire discussion and catch up on what your neighbors are talking about. Read more

 

Pashinski, Policy Committee explore tax fairness in Pennsylvania

(Aug 20, 2018)

WILKES-BARRE, Aug. 20 – State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, today hosted a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing at Kings College to discuss tax fairness issues in Pennsylvania. Pashinski has been a proponent of instituting a Marcellus Shale severance tax, reducing the Corporate Net Income tax while closing reporting loopholes such as the Delaware loophole, finding a way to reduce property taxes and exploring adjustments to the Personal Income Tax and Sales and Use Tax to better serve Pennsylvania’s middle class. Pashinski was joined by Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, and state legislators from across the state. “Taxation issues in Pennsylvania can be overly burdensome on the middle class and House Democrats have put forth a plan to change that,” Pashinski said. “I’ve supported options in the legislature to alleviate the pain of property taxes as well as lowering our high Corporate Net Income Tax combined with closing reporting loopholes and instituting a balanced Marcellus Shale tax to ensure corporations pay their fair share. The devil is always in the details and getting a majority of the legislature on board with a single plan is no easy task.” Sturla added: “Whenever you talk about tax fairness, one of the main topics is always property tax reform. House Democrats have supported Governor Tom Wolf’s property tax relief plan and various other relief plans that have been Read more

 

Pashinski Bill Would Protect Grandparent's Rights

(Aug 18, 2018)

Grandparents raising their grandchildren because their children are struggling with opioid addiction. Read more

 

Pashinski’s temporary guardianship for grandparents bill passes Senate, heads to governor
Oct 16, 2018

Pashinski: Protect Health Care Coverage for ALL People
Oct 16, 2018

Pashinski joins Watson, Miller, Smith to announce federal funding for Kinship Navigator Program
Oct 11, 2018

Pashinski Recognizes Wilkes-Barre First Responders
Oct 10, 2018

Pashinski announces $68,650 in workforce development grants
Oct 10, 2018

Pashinski announces school safety grants for area schools
Oct 04, 2018

Pashinski: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Bills Near the Finish Line
Oct 02, 2018

Rep. Pashinski touts international reach of Pa. businesses at summit
Sep 24, 2018

Pashinski delivers keynote address at NEPA Alliance summit
Sep 21, 2018

Osterhout Free Library in WB receives $120,000 Keystone grant
Sep 21, 2018

Osterhout Free Library receives Keystone Library Grant
Sep 20, 2018

Pashinski, Yudichak announce multiple CFA grants for 121st Legislative District
Sep 18, 2018

Summer 2018 Newsletter
Sep 06, 2018

Next phase of South Valley Parkway opens today
Aug 30, 2018

Next phase of South Valley Parkway opens today
Aug 30, 2018

Pashinski, Yudichak announce $1 million Ready to Learn Block Grant for Wilkes-Barre School District
Aug 29, 2018

8/20/18 – Tax Fairness – Wilkes-Barre
Aug 23, 2018

Miss my Tele-Town Hall on Aug. 21st? Check it out here.
Aug 22, 2018

Pashinski, Policy Committee explore tax fairness in Pennsylvania
Aug 20, 2018

Pashinski Bill Would Protect Grandparent's Rights
Aug 18, 2018