E-BLAST: Shredding Event Tomorrow!

(Oct 27, 2023)

Join us TOMORROW, Saturday, Oct. 28, for a paper shredding event! We’re teaming up with Conshohocken Council President Colleen Leonard, Mayor Yaniv Aronson and state Sen. Vincent Hughes to help you declutter responsibly. Swing by between 10 a.m. – noon (or until the truck is full) at Quaker Park Business Complex, 901 E. Hector St., Conshohocken. Read more


E-BLAST: Are you coming to Boo at the Zoo?

(Oct 20, 2023)

Have you RSVP’d for Boo at the Zoo?? ?? Join us next Thursday for a Resource Fair and Halloween Costume party with the animals at the Elmwood Park Zoo. Head to www.RepGregScot.com/events to let us know your coming!Bring your kids or grandkids and have a wholesome ?? SPOOKY fun time! Read more


Rep. Greg Scott appointed to the PA House Labor and Industry Committee

(Oct 03, 2023)

HARRISBURG, Oct. 3 – State Rep. Greg Scott, D- Montgomery, was appointed to the PA House Labor and Industry Committee on Monday, Oct. 2. “I am honored to have been appointed by Speaker Joanna McClinton to the House Labor and Industry Committee, I am eager to begin engaging in conversation with my fellow committee members about raising the minimum wage, establishing an RCO, and get started on the people's business." Scott said. “We will fight for workers' rights and consider legislation to ensure that Pennsylvania workers receive the compensation, benefits, and protections to which they are entitled and deserve." In addition to the House Labor and Industry Committee, Scott also serves on the Finance, Gaming Oversight, Insurance, and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committees. Read more


E-BLAST: Free Heart Screening Event is TOMORROW at Norristown High!

(Sep 22, 2023)

I hope to see you TOMORROW Saturday, Sept. 23, for my comprehensive heart screening event for students! Still need to register? Head to www.RepGregScott.com/events and register your student now! Read more


E-BLAST: A Week Away from FREE Comprehensive Heart Screening Event! ??

(Sep 15, 2023)

There are limited spots remaining for my ??? Sept. 23 Comprehensive Heart Screening event, for more info and to pre-register, visit www.RepGregScott.com/Events. Stay connected with your district, other community events and legislative updates, and more with my weekly E-blast. ?? Read more


E-BLAST: Free Heart Screening Event in TWO Weeks!

(Sep 08, 2023)

Just two weeks away from our FREE Heart Screening event! Read more


EBLAST: Pre-Register for FREE Heart Screening on Aug. 28!

(Aug 25, 2023)

This week I traveled to Toronto, Canada as a part of a 7-member bi-partisan delegation representing the Pennsylvania General Assembly at the International Council of State Governments conference. Read more


After local student athlete death, Scott to host free student heart screening

(Aug 22, 2023)

HARRISBURG, Aug. 22 – State Rep. Greg Scott along with Simon’s Heart, Jefferson Health and the Norristown Area School District are hosting a free student athlete heart screening after the local deaths of five student athletes due to sudden cardiac arrest. To call attention to the importance of screening for sudden cardiac arrest, Scott will hold a free Community Heart Health Screening event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 on the Roosevelt Campus of Norristown Area High School. The event is intended for kids aged 14-25 and will offer heart screenings, blood pressure screening, stroke education, flu shots and more. Students can also have their PIAA physical completed for the 2023-24 school year at the event. Pre-registration is required. Scott will discuss the benefits of heart screening and his new legislation promoting it during a news conference at an in-person pre-registration event 5 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Roosevelt Campus of the Norristown Area High School. Pre-registration can also be completed online here . Scott is leading a legislative push to require electrocardiograms for students to perform in athletics, from first enrollment and biannually through high school graduation. “Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death among student athletes,” said Scott, D-Montgomery. “Despite the lethality and prevalence of the condition, there is no requirement that students be screened for its risk factors. With at least five local Read more


FREE Community Health Screening

(Aug 16, 2023)

Join my office and our partners for a free community health screening for ages 14-25 on Sept. 23, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Pre-reigistration is recommended and can be completed online at: Community Health Screening Appointment We will be offering heart screening, blood pressure screening, smoking cesation, glucose screening, stroke education, mental health resources, and more! Read more


E-BLAST: See you SUNDAY at Summer Fest!

(Aug 11, 2023)

Join me from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. this Sunday for my Summertime Family Festival and Resource Fair! A fun day with food, vendors, music, special performances, access to the Zoo and animals and so much more. Office staff will be available to answer any state-related questions. Read more


E-BLAST: The Governor signed our budget!

(Aug 04, 2023)

The state Senate reconvened yesterday to finalize the General Appropriations portion of the state budget, HB 611, which was sent to them on July 5. The Senate signed the bill, sending it to Governor Shapiro, who signed it into law, but vetoed a private school voucher appropriation. Read more


Taste of Norristown Street Food Festival

(Aug 04, 2023)

Norristown is ranked as the #1 most diverse suburb in Pennsylvania, Main Street alone features an international array of ethnic foods including Korean/Japanese, Chinese, Mexican, Ethiopian, Vietnamese, and Italian. Hosted by the Municipality at vonC Brewing Co., local food vendors will sell $5 tasting portions to guests in the courtyard, while they enjoy specialty drinks, backyard games and live music. What better way to celebrate and experience the diversity of Norristown than with good food and cold beer on a warm summer night. Come for the food, stay for the fun! For more information contact thenry@norristown.org Vendor Application: Taste of Norristown Vendor Application 2023 Read more


Congress seeks to spend more than $100 million to rid ‘forever chemicals’ from firefighters’ protective gear

(Aug 02, 2023)

My legislation would require any manufacturer of firefighters’ jackets, pants, helmets, and respiratory equipment to include warning labels on products that contain PFOS or PFOA, two types of forever chemicals, and explain why the gear contains the chemicals. Read more


E-BLAST: Funding for NASD Summer Meal Program!

(Jul 28, 2023)

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E-BLAST: Upcoming Senior Septa ID Card Clinics!

(Jul 14, 2023)

Check out this week's email blast to find out more about my FREE Septa Senior Ride Free Card Clinics this month and other upcoming events throughout the district! Read more


Free Days at Elmwood Park Zoo

(Jul 12, 2023)

Come out to Elmwood Park Zoo for free admission for Norristown residents. Read more


Community Conversation - Covanta Waste to Energy Plant

(Jul 12, 2023)

Rep. Scott to host a community conversation about the Covanta Waste to Energy Plant in Plymouth Meeting. Read more


Scott releases statement on PA state budget

(Jul 06, 2023)

HARRISBURG, July 6 – State Rep. Greg Scott, D- Montgomery, issued the following statement regarding his vote to support the 2023-24 state budget that will head to the desk of Gov. Josh Shapiro. “We have passed a significant investment in K-12 education funding, which will help to provide relief to our underfunded schools,” Scott said. “I’m happy that our school districts will see a boost from the budget’s $617 million increase for Pennsylvania’s 500 school districts. We have the money to help our students succeed, regardless of where they live, and they are worth the investment.” Scott said state funding for the school districts he represents are set at the following amounts: Colonial Area School District - $7,039,010 (8.5% increase). Norristown School District - $31,953,809 (18.5% increase). “This bill will invest significant money in the recently minted Whole Home Repair Program, in solving the Black maternal health crisis, in uplifting historically disadvantaged small businesses, in sickle cell research, in the Pennsylvania Prison Society, in establishing the Indigent Defense Advisory Committee and in overall violence intervention and prevention programs.” Scott said. “The budget is not perfect; they never are, but it does make significant investments in the state’s most important resource: people. Budgets are statements of values and House Democrats showed that we value Read more


E-BLAST: Updates from Harrisburg, raising the Minimum Wage and I-95 Reopening

(Jun 26, 2023)

Check out this week's email newsletter for updates from Harrisburg and upcoming events! Read more


Infrastructure, Housing, and Safety Funding Opportunities

(Jun 20, 2023)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Support Families of Child Abuse Victims Who May Apply: Non-profits that specialize in providing service for child abuse victims in Pennsylvania. Use: Implementation of a research or evidence-based trauma training to support non-offending caregivers of child abuse victims. Funds: $250,000 in federal Children’s Justice Act funds. Application Deadline: July 6, 2023 More information: PCCD Website Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: PA START/STOP Project Who May Apply: Any private non-profit agency, any private for-profit agency, public agency, or unit of local government. Use: The PA START/STOP campaigns aim to increase awareness of the dangers of Opioid abuse, as well as to provide resources to assist parents and caregivers in promoting healthy behaviors among youth to prevent substance use in the first place. Funds: $900,000 in federal State Opioid Response funds. Application Deadline: July 10, 2023 More information: PCCD Website Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Who May Apply: Local, county, and tribal governments, transit agencies, schools, school districts, nonprofits, and small Metropolitan Planning Organizations. Use: Transportation alternatives, including on- and Read more