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State Grant Programs Open For Application (11/15/2023)

(Nov 15, 2023)

There are multiple grant programs that are currently open for applications. Read more

 

State Grant Programs Open For Application (Nov. 14)

(Nov 15, 2023)

NEWLY OPENED PROGRAMS Council on the Arts: Arts Organizations and Arts Programs Who May Apply: Nonprofit organizations and municipalities with at least two years of consistent arts programming in Pennsylvania and an average arts revenue over $200,000. School districts providing arts programming/services are also eligible. Use: Eligible uses of funds include, but are not limited to, operating, programming or project expenditures. Application Deadline: Jan. 17, 2024 More information: Arts Website Historical & Museum Commission: Empowered History Micro-Grant Program Who May Apply: Any community group or member of a community with historical materials located in Pennsylvania. Highest priority is given to organizations with demonstrated financial need and historical material from communities that are underrepresented in the historical record. Use: Enable communities to preserve and share their history through purchases that capture, preserve or disseminate community history, such as but not limited to, archival boxes, digital projects, educational materials, equipment to improve storage, and more. Funds: Grants will be awarded in amounts between $100 and $1,000 Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2024 More information: PHMC Website PROGRAMS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Recruitment Incentives for Law Enforcement Who Read more

 

PA Farm Bill grant heading to private school in Luzerne County

(Nov 14, 2023)

One Pennsylvania Farm Bill Grant was awarded to strengthen child nutrition and hands-on agricultural education in the 121st Legislative District in Luzerne County, announced state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski. 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

 

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

 

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 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

 

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

 

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

 

Shapiro signs bills amending agriculture code, establishing new flood task force

(Nov 03, 2023)

House Bill 156 became Act 20 of 2023, and House Bill 157 became Act 21, both introduced by Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne. Read more

 

Programs Now Open for Applications 10/31/23

(Nov 02, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

Pennsylvania gets four new laws for fireworks, floods, fertilizer, organic food

(Nov 02, 2023)

“Under our legislation, the Pennsylvania Preferred Organic Program would be established in statute in addition to the Pennsylvania Preferred Program,” according to the bill’s sponsors Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski and Rep. Maureen Madden. Read more

 

Governor Shapiro Signs Bill Creating PA Preferred Organic Brand To Spur Consumer Confidence, Feed Continued Growth For PA Farmers

(Nov 02, 2023)

"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," said Representative Eddie Day Pashinski, the bill's prime sponsor. "House Bill 157 will help Pennsylvania continue to be a national leader in organic agriculture sales, research, and farmer training thanks to the Department of Agriculture and organizations like the Rodale Institute. I want to thank Governor Shapiro, his administration, my colleagues, and our staff, for their strong support of agriculture in Pennsylvania and their commitment to helping our farmers benefit from the rapidly expanding organics market." Read more

 

Shapiro signs bill to make Pa. Preferred Organic label permanent

(Nov 01, 2023)

House Bill 157, sponsored by state Reps. Eddie Day Pashinski (D-Luzerne) and Maureen Madden (D-Monroe) to permanently establish the PA Preferred Organic label was signed into law by Shapiro on Wednesday. The legislation attempts to increase brand recognition and bolster marketing for the Commonwealth’s organic farmers. Read more

 

Pashinski Touts Education Victories

(Oct 31, 2023)

PA state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski talks about the great strides that House Democrats have made in improving our public education system by fighting to expand the teaching pool, providing free breakfast, and investing more money into our schools. Read more

 

‘This will be a sanctuary of compassion’

(Oct 27, 2023)

Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre, said more and more people are in need of help.“we are here today to celebrate something good,” Pashinski said. “And that is typical of Northeastern Pennsylvania — people helping others in need. Today marks the beginning of a new day — a new start.” Read more

 

Pashinski and Madden’s PA Preferred Organic trademark bill passes Senate

(Oct 27, 2023)

WILKES-BARRE — Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski this week said Pennsylvanians are increasingly seeking a greater quantity and variety of organic foods at their markets and groceries.“By making Pennsylvania-produced organic products easily identifiable and encouraging our farmers to produce more organic products in-state, Pennsylvania farmers can continue to benefit from this rapidly expanding market,” Pashinski said. Read more

 

Pashinski, Flynn help celebrate state grant for low-income housing project in Wilkes-Barre

(Oct 27, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski and state Sen. Marty Flynn joined a celebration today for a state grant awarded to support the Brian’s Place housing project in Wilkes-Barre. Read more

 

Volunteers of America Pennsylvania Breaks Ground on Brian's Place

(Oct 26, 2023)

State Representative Eddie Day Pashinski (D-PA 121) as well as other elected officials presented a check for $250,000 for the project to be completed. Read more

 

Keystone Mission opens new Innovation Center for Homeless & Poverty

(Oct 26, 2023)

Brown said the building was purchase for $300,000, with the city using $200,000 of its American Rescue Plan money and he credited Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski for securing the additional $100,000 in state funding. “That’s what this is all about,” Pashinski said. “Giving people hope — giving people a second chance. People who are down and out.” Pashinski said the new center will provide education and other support for people in need to be successful. Read more

 

State Grant Programs Open For Application (11/15/2023)
Nov 15, 2023

State Grant Programs Open For Application (Nov. 14)
Nov 15, 2023

PA Farm Bill grant heading to private school in Luzerne County
Nov 14, 2023

Treasures of the temple
Nov 12, 2023

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

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

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

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

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

Shapiro signs bills amending agriculture code, establishing new flood task force
Nov 03, 2023

Programs Now Open for Applications 10/31/23
Nov 02, 2023

Pennsylvania gets four new laws for fireworks, floods, fertilizer, organic food
Nov 02, 2023

Governor Shapiro Signs Bill Creating PA Preferred Organic Brand To Spur Consumer Confidence, Feed Continued Growth For PA Farmers
Nov 02, 2023

Shapiro signs bill to make Pa. Preferred Organic label permanent
Nov 01, 2023

Pashinski Touts Education Victories
Oct 31, 2023

‘This will be a sanctuary of compassion’
Oct 27, 2023

Pashinski and Madden’s PA Preferred Organic trademark bill passes Senate
Oct 27, 2023

Pashinski, Flynn help celebrate state grant for low-income housing project in Wilkes-Barre
Oct 27, 2023

Volunteers of America Pennsylvania Breaks Ground on Brian's Place
Oct 26, 2023

Keystone Mission opens new Innovation Center for Homeless & Poverty
Oct 26, 2023