Wheatley Responds to GOP Criticism over Wolf Cannabis Announcement

(Sep 27, 2019)

Rep. Jake Wheatley wrote an open letter expressing disappointment over the negative and dismissive response offered by House Republican leadership regarding Governor Wolf's recent cannabis announcement. Read more

 

Wheatley applauds governor’s call for cannabis reform, urges action on adult-use legislation

(Sep 25, 2019)

Pittsburgh legislator’s bill would legalize adult use, reinvest revenues in Pennsylvania’s future and address social justice, equality issues Read more

 

Wheatley hosts Annual Health & Wellness Weekend

(Aug 21, 2019)

Pa. State Rep. Jake Wheatley hosted his seventh annual Health & Wellness Weekend in Allegheny County. Read more

 

Wheatley: Financial Future of Pennsylvanians

(Aug 21, 2019)

Pa. state Rep. Jake Wheatley hosted a roundtable discussion about the financial future of Pennsylvanians at the BNY Mellon Center in Pittsburgh. Read more

 

8/16/19 – Financial Future of Pennsylvanians – Pittsburgh

(Aug 16, 2019)

Materials from a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing hosted by State Rep. Jake Wheatley, Jr. Read more

 

Wheatley holds roundtable on the financial future of Pennsylvanians

(Aug 16, 2019)

The discussion was part of Wheatley’s 7th annual Health and Wellness Weekend, a three-day festival happening at sites this weekend across Pittsburgh. Read more

 

Weekend community festival returns to Pittsburgh Aug. 16-18

(Aug 07, 2019)

7th Annual Health and Wellness Weekend includes food, entertainment, kids’ activities & more! Read more

 

2019 Summer Newsletter

(Jul 18, 2019)

Catch up with the latest news from Harrisburg and our communities! Read more

 

Wheatley urges Shapiro to support cannabis patients’ rights

(Jul 02, 2019)

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, urged state Attorney General Josh Shaprio to join him and others to protect the rights of Pennsylvanians enrolled in the state’s medical cannabis program. Read more

 

Project to restore John Woods House to receive state tax credit

(Jun 18, 2019)

Located in Hazelwood, the John Woods House was constructed in 1792, and was home to Woods, a local prominent figure and politician whose father laid out the plan for the city of Pittsburgh. Read more

 

Wheatley: History preservation projects receive state support

(Jun 06, 2019)

Two history preservation projects in Pittsburgh have been selected to receive state grants, state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, announced. Read more

 

City Charter School receives school safety grant

(May 22, 2019)

City Charter School in Pittsburgh has been selected to receive a $23,147 state grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to purchase safety and security-related equipment. Read more

 

Wheatley hosts community meeting on SCI-Pittsburgh

(May 10, 2019)

State Rep. Jake Wheatley hosted a community meeting about the future of the former SCI-Pittsburgh facility in Pittsburgh on Thursday, May 10. Read more

 
 

$836k to support community safety programs in Pittsburgh

(May 01, 2019)

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, today announced that more than $836,000 in state grants has been awarded to three Pittsburgh-area groups to support safety programs in the region. Read more

 

Coalition of legislators unveils bills aimed at reforming police procedures

(Apr 16, 2019)

State Rep. Stephen Kinsey, D-Phila., chairman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, and PLBC members were joined by a coalition of legislators from around the state for a press conference to unveil a package of legislation aimed at streamlining police procedures and improving police-community relations at noon today in the Capitol Media Center. Read more

 

Wheatley calls for after-school program study

(Mar 29, 2019)

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, has introduced legislation (H.R. 180) calling for a study of after-school programs in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Wheatley: $10 million to help fund Hazelwood Green redevelopment

(Mar 27, 2019)

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, today announced that the state is awarding a $10 million funding package to help spur a major redevelopment project at the former FTV Steel property in Hazelwood. Read more

 

Grants announced for park, connectors for Hill and Downtown districts

(Mar 26, 2019)

A major project that will connect the Hill and Downtown districts with a pedestrian park over the I-579 Highway in Pittsburgh has been selected to receive a $350,000 state grant, state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, announced today. Read more

 

Wheatley hosts event celebrating, promoting minority, women and disadvantaged businesses in Pennsylvania

(Mar 18, 2019)

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, hosted an event in Harrisburg celebrating and promoting minority, women and disadvantaged businesses (MWDBE) in Pennsylvania. Read more