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$490,936 announced for Bear Creek projects

(Sep 01, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre, and state Sen. Dave Argall, R-Schuylkill County, announced three state grants awarded to support transportation projects in Bear Creek Village Borough and Bear Creek Township. Read more

 

Pashinski, Argall celebrate state grants to improve Bear Creek Township infrastructure

(Aug 31, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski and state Sen. Dave Argall celebrated three state grants awarded to support transportation projects in Bear Creek Village and Bear Creek Township today. They were joined by Bear Creek Village Mayor Walter Mitchell and Bear Creek Village Chair of Council John Parsons. Read more

 

Bear Creek Village and Township secure major grants for infrastructure improvement

(Aug 31, 2023)

“And so the feeling today was very joyous, we’re all very happy about it because of the fact that we were able to find this money and be able to delegate it to these folks that need it," said Pashinski. Read more

 

Rep. Haddock hosts hearing on career and tech education growth

(Aug 30, 2023)

State Reps. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre, and Bridget Kosierowski, D-Waverly, also attended the hearing. Read more

 

Remembering Ron Felton: Local community leader 'will never be replaced'

(Aug 28, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-121, Wilkes-Barre, presented Felton’s widow, Peggy Felton, and her family with a proclamation on behalf of the state House. Read more

 

Felton remembered as tireless advocate for justice

(Aug 27, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski presented Felton’s family with a citation on behalf Pennsylvania House of Representatives, acknowledging his many achievements over the course of his life. Read more

 

Pashinski Promotes Property Tax/Rent Rebate Expansion

(Aug 25, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski joined fellow northeast Pa. legislators in Pittston to highlight an expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program starting in 2024 that will increase both eligibility and rebate amounts for seniors across the commonwealth. Pashinski says this initiative is one of many priorities the new House Democratic majority has advanced this session and he will continue fighting to put people first. Read more

 

Haddock: 10,000 seniors from Lackawanna, Luzerne to benefit from Property Tax/Rent Rebate expansion

(Aug 25, 2023)

State Rep. Jim Haddock joined residents from both Luzerne and Lackawanna counties in Pittston this morning to speak about updates to the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program and how more folks will be eligible for money starting in 2024. Read more

 

NEPA Legislators discuss Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

(Aug 25, 2023)

A crowd gathered at the Pittston Senior Center on Main Street where NEPA legislators, including Reps. Haddock and Pashinski, hosted a press conference about the expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. Read more

 

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Expansion Benefits NEPA Seniors

(Aug 25, 2023)

Representatives Pashinski, Kosierowski, Mullins, and a representative from Senator Marty Flynn’s office joined Haddock to help answer any questions the seniors had. Read more

 

Pa. property tax/rent rebate to aid more NEPA seniors

(Aug 25, 2023)

State Reps. Jim Haddock, D-Pittston Township; Bridget Kosierowski, D-Waverly; Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre; and Kyle Mullins, D-Scranton, delivered the good news to the seniors and also took time to answer questions on other concerns, like property tax elimination. Read more

 

NEPA legislators tout expansion of property tax/rent rebate program

(Aug 25, 2023)

Rep. Jim Haddock joined State Reps. Eddie Day Pashinski, Bridget Kosierowski and Kyle Mullins at the Pittston Senior Center to promote that the PT/RR program expansion will help older Pennsylvanians. Read more

 

PENNSYLVANIA STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

(Aug 24, 2023)

PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Economic Development: Keystone Communities Program Who May Apply : Units of local government, redevelopment and/or housing authorities, nonprofit organizations to include economic development organizations, housing corporations, etc., community development corporations, business improvement districts, neighborhood improvement districts, and similar organizations incorporated as authorities. Use : Multiple uses, including: Planning grants (address a particular need or circumstance within a community, undertake a study relevant to an identified need, or study the results of implementing a specific activity) Implementation grants (assist designated KC program communities in implementing critical components of their approved Five-Year Strategy) Façade grants (to stimulate private investment in properties, foster an attractive environment, and preserve the architectural heritage of properties and communities. The grant funds may be used for primary street-facing, exterior building improvements in a defined target area of a downtown or neighborhood such as storefront signs, exterior façade painting, design assistance, etc.) Development grants (available to fund a variety of physical improvements, see program guidelines for full list) Public improvement grants (available to assist communities in a variety of development projects to help Read more

 

Wilkes-Barre Area School District awarded over $226K for fresh fruit and vegetables

(Aug 16, 2023)

Wilkes-Barre Area School District will receive $226,152 through the federal Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski announced today. Read more

 

Fetterman visits Heller Orchards in Wapwallopen

(Aug 11, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre, said, “No doubt, there were more workers available prior to the pandemic. And that is one reason why we are here today — to hear your concerns so Sen. Fetterman can take them back to his committee and make sure the Farm Bill addresses your concerns.” Read more

 

Pashinski applauds signed expansion of Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

(Aug 07, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski applauded Gov. Josh Shapiro for signing an expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program into law. Read more

 

Lawmakers, health executives discuss viability of rural health care

(Aug 04, 2023)

State lawmakers and health care executives met Thursday at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford to discuss difficulties rural hospitals face, with one lawmaker saying he is “truly scared” about the future of rural health systems.The public hearing, which focused on rural hospital and healthcare sustainability, was hosted by the Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors. State Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Lycoming, chairman, and state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes Barre, vice chair, heard from healthcare professionals and advocates from across the state on what works for them and what does not. Read more

 

Pa. dog licensing bill waits to reach finish line

(Jul 22, 2023)

“We’ve been working on this bill for five years,” said Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, majority chairman of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee. Mr. Pashinksi said passing the bill is a top priority. Read more

 

Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber of Commerce purchases new home

(Jul 19, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-121, Wilkes-Barre, congratulated the chamber “for their vision, hard work and success in receiving the necessary funds to initiate their Project Elevate proposal.” Read more

 

Infrastructure, Housing, Transportation, and Safety Funding Opportunities

(Jul 05, 2023)

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

 

$490,936 announced for Bear Creek projects
Sep 01, 2023

Pashinski, Argall celebrate state grants to improve Bear Creek Township infrastructure
Aug 31, 2023

Bear Creek Village and Township secure major grants for infrastructure improvement
Aug 31, 2023

Rep. Haddock hosts hearing on career and tech education growth
Aug 30, 2023

Remembering Ron Felton: Local community leader 'will never be replaced'
Aug 28, 2023

Felton remembered as tireless advocate for justice
Aug 27, 2023

Pashinski Promotes Property Tax/Rent Rebate Expansion
Aug 25, 2023

Haddock: 10,000 seniors from Lackawanna, Luzerne to benefit from Property Tax/Rent Rebate expansion
Aug 25, 2023

NEPA Legislators discuss Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program
Aug 25, 2023

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Expansion Benefits NEPA Seniors
Aug 25, 2023

Pa. property tax/rent rebate to aid more NEPA seniors
Aug 25, 2023

NEPA legislators tout expansion of property tax/rent rebate program
Aug 25, 2023

PENNSYLVANIA STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS
Aug 24, 2023

Wilkes-Barre Area School District awarded over $226K for fresh fruit and vegetables
Aug 16, 2023

Fetterman visits Heller Orchards in Wapwallopen
Aug 11, 2023

Pashinski applauds signed expansion of Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program
Aug 07, 2023

Lawmakers, health executives discuss viability of rural health care
Aug 04, 2023

Pa. dog licensing bill waits to reach finish line
Jul 22, 2023

Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber of Commerce purchases new home
Jul 19, 2023

Infrastructure, Housing, Transportation, and Safety Funding Opportunities
Jul 05, 2023