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Schlossberg: Here to Help

Confiscate illegally operated ATVs and dirt bikes? Pa. bill would allow cities — including Allentown — to seize them as contraband

(Jun 07, 2022)

Schlossberg said it was “about giving law enforcement the tools they need” to make streets safe. Schweyer said, “Ultimately, the goal is to be able to seize these vehicles when they’re being used in a manner that is unsafe.” Read more

 

A new mental health emergency number launches in July. Some hope 988 is a catalyst for bigger change

(Jun 06, 2022)

“988 can be a gateway, it can be an entry point, into the mental health system — a system that a lot of people have struggled accessing it,” said Rep. Mike Schlossberg. “There really is an incredible moment here.” Read more

 

Pa. lawmakers won’t pull trigger on stricter gun control

(Jun 01, 2022)

“Why are my colleagues on the other side of the aisle saying we can stop abortion with abortion bans, but we can’t stop gun massacres with gun safety measures? It makes zero sense,” Schlossberg said. Read more

 

Instead of gun control, many Republican state lawmakers focus on mental health support

(May 30, 2022)

“I know there are conversations around funding that and that’s wonderful and that needs to happen but again I don’t want the funding of the mental health system to take away from what I think is a very separate conversation about why we keep having these mass shootings,” said Representative Mike Schlossberg. Read more

 

Allentown Rotary Club Awarded Mullin Scholarships to Three Local Students

(May 26, 2022)

State Representative Mike Schlossberg was in attendance and gave a brief talk recognizing the achievements of the students. Read more

 

Schlossberg: Take Action to Address Mental Health

(May 13, 2022)

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Pa. state Rep. Mike Schlossberg is continuing his efforts to combat the stigma surrounding mental health with a call to action. Schlossberg says while great progress has been made over the last few years, it's time to increase treatment, resources, hospital beds and staffing to adequately address this crisis. Read more

 

Hearing identifies maternity deserts in Delaware County

(May 11, 2022)

Lawmakers in Delaware County taking issue with Crozer Health plans to close facilities in the region hosted a hearing today to understand the impact the closure has had on expectant mothers in the region before joining health professionals demonstrating outside Delaware County Memorial Hospital. Read more

 

Policy Hearing: Opioids and Treatment Options

(May 02, 2022)

Lawmakers gather in Allentown to hear from those impacted by and trying to treat a raging opioid addiction crisis in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Pa. lawmakers told of tragic lack of access to drug abuse treatment medicine: ‘I will carry this burden of guilt for the rest of my life’

(May 02, 2022)

Schlossberg said a priority should be directing money coming to Pennsylvania from a $26 billion court settlement with pharmaceutical distributors to ease staff shortages at drug abuse treatment centers. Read more

 

Lehigh lawmakers to introduce bill to de-criminalize helpful spouses

(Apr 28, 2022)

In response to Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin’s announcement that he will have detectives monitor both in person and via video the county's ballot drop boxes to make sure voters are returning only their ballot, Reps. Mike Schlossberg, Peter Schweyer and Jeanne McNeill are taking action. Read more

 

Schlossberg Speaks at Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony

(Apr 27, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Mike Schlossberg spoke at the Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony in the Governor's Reception Room in honor of his grandparents, who survived Nazi concentration camps. Read more

 

Schlossberg: It’s Time to End Funding Inadequacies

(Apr 13, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Mike Schlossberg believes that the Pennsylvania House should address the deep education funding inadequacies and implement the Fair Funding Formula. He believes that doing so would put every child on equal footing for a prosperous future. Read more

 

Schlossberg opposes LGBTQ discrimination bill

(Apr 12, 2022)

HARRISBURG, April 12 – State Rep. Mike Schlossberg said he voted against an LGBTQ discrimination bill today that, unfortunately, passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Read more

 

Schlossberg: Invest in After-School Programs

(Mar 29, 2022)

At a Capitol rally, Pa. state Rep. Mike Schlossberg joined students from across the state to highlight the power of after-school programs in building a brighter future for our kids. Read more

 

Schlossberg: Level Up Funding Would Benefit Allentown Students

(Mar 07, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Mike Schlossberg joined Governor Tom Wolf at William Allen High School to discuss how Allentown students would benefit from proposed investments in Level Up, a program that provides additional funding to the state's 100 poorest school districts. Read more

 

Governor Wolf Highlights Historic Education Investments, Commitment to Equity in Funding

(Mar 07, 2022)

Governor Tom Wolf joined school officials and education stakeholders today in Allentown to highlight his ongoing commitment to ensuring Pennsylvania continues to invest equitably in education. Read more

 

Schlossberg: Working for You!

(Mar 04, 2022)

Schlossberg is also working hard in Harrisburg on issues like school funding, mental health, smart growth and making investments that will help Lehigh County grow and thrive. Read more

 

Catch up on the discussion from my latest Telephone Town Hall

(Feb 25, 2022)

Find out what our friends & neighbors had to say on the issues that matter. Read more

 

Schlossberg: Our fates are bound together. Let’s govern like it

(Feb 21, 2022)

From our investments in health care, job creation centers, early childhood education and more — this budget recognizes a fundamental truth: We all have an obligation to each other. We all need each other to be successful because your success will positively impact mine. Read more

 

Schlossberg commends governor’s 2022-23 budget plan

(Feb 08, 2022)

“The increased funding for Level Up, basic education and special education will go a long way toward supporting Pennsylvania students at a critical time in our commonwealth’s future. School districts need every bit of help we can give them, and the plan put forth by Governor Wolf is a solid one." Read more

 

Confiscate illegally operated ATVs and dirt bikes? Pa. bill would allow cities — including Allentown — to seize them as contraband
Jun 07, 2022

A new mental health emergency number launches in July. Some hope 988 is a catalyst for bigger change
Jun 06, 2022

Pa. lawmakers won’t pull trigger on stricter gun control
Jun 01, 2022

Instead of gun control, many Republican state lawmakers focus on mental health support
May 30, 2022

Allentown Rotary Club Awarded Mullin Scholarships to Three Local Students
May 26, 2022

Schlossberg: Take Action to Address Mental Health
May 13, 2022

Hearing identifies maternity deserts in Delaware County
May 11, 2022

Policy Hearing: Opioids and Treatment Options
May 02, 2022

Pa. lawmakers told of tragic lack of access to drug abuse treatment medicine: ‘I will carry this burden of guilt for the rest of my life’
May 02, 2022

Lehigh lawmakers to introduce bill to de-criminalize helpful spouses
Apr 28, 2022

Schlossberg Speaks at Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony
Apr 27, 2022

Schlossberg: It’s Time to End Funding Inadequacies
Apr 13, 2022

Schlossberg opposes LGBTQ discrimination bill
Apr 12, 2022

Schlossberg: Invest in After-School Programs
Mar 29, 2022

Schlossberg: Level Up Funding Would Benefit Allentown Students
Mar 07, 2022

Governor Wolf Highlights Historic Education Investments, Commitment to Equity in Funding
Mar 07, 2022

Schlossberg: Working for You!
Mar 04, 2022

Catch up on the discussion from my latest Telephone Town Hall
Feb 25, 2022

Schlossberg: Our fates are bound together. Let’s govern like it
Feb 21, 2022

Schlossberg commends governor’s 2022-23 budget plan
Feb 08, 2022