EMAIL REVIEW: Improving PA's justice system through bipartisan work

(Jun 23, 2021)

Before becoming a lawmaker, I was a prosecutor and before that a schoolteacher. I thought that I knew about the justice system and children but serving as a co-chair on the Juvenile Justice Task Force has taught me so much. Read more


Zabel, bipartisan Juvenile Justice Task Force announces findings

(Jun 22, 2021)

“This report is a culmination of work the people of Pennsylvania would want to be done: data driven and firmly committed to improving what needs to be improved on and enhancing that which already works well,” Zabel said. Read more


PA Juvenile Justice Task Force: Executive Summary

(Jun 22, 2021)

The Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force Report Executive Summary contains key findings, policy recommendations and impact of recommendations. Read more


PA Juvenile Justice Task Force: Report and Recommendations

(Jun 22, 2021)

State leaders established the bipartisan, interbranch Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force to conduct a data-driven assessment of PA's juvenile justice system and make recommendations supported by research. Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Unclaimed Property event coming in July

(Jun 17, 2021)

In this week's community update, find out details of my upcoming Unclaimed Property event as well as details on my Family Resource Fair and Outdoor Movie Night that we hosted earlier this month. Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Family Resource Fair and Outdoor Movie Night June 12th

(Jun 04, 2021)

In this week's community update, find updates on unemployment compensation, SEPTA, vaccines and my Family Resource Fair. Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Important legislation to update state statute

(May 28, 2021)

In this week's update, learn about important legislation I talked about on the House floor, vaccine updates and details on my Family Resource Fair. Read more


Zabel announces Family Resource Fair for Saturday, June 12

(May 26, 2021)

“In the wake of the pandemic, I wanted to provide working families with the information they need about valuable programs that can have a positive effect on their lives and their households,” Rep. Mike Zabel said. Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Important programs for seniors, events in our district

(May 21, 2021)

Learn about upcoming important events and valuable programs for seniors in this week's community update. Read more


Grant opportunities: Historical & Archival Records Care program open for applications

(May 19, 2021)

Check out state programs now open for applications, plus upcoming application deadlines. Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Family Resource Fair scheduled for June 12th

(May 14, 2021)

Thanks again for all the volunteers who helped make the recent food donation drive and my job fair a success. My next event will be a Family Resource Fair. Read more


Sanchez & Zabel: 72 hours could save your life

(May 14, 2021)

If you agree with us that implementing a 72-hour waiting period for firearm transfers would help save lives, contact your state representatives and state senators, as well as Judiciary Committee Chairman Rob Kauffman, and demand H.B. 1306 receive real consideration. Read more


Zabel Spring 2021 Newsletter

(May 14, 2021)

Find the latest events coming to our district. Read more


Now open for applications: Services for mental health and substance use disorder, boating infrastructure

(May 13, 2021)

Information on state and other grant programs that are open for applications. Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Job Fair Thursday in Clifton Heights

(May 07, 2021)

My job fair in Clifton Heights is scheduled for Thursday. Find out more in this week's community update. Read more


Zabel to host job fair May 13 in Clifton Heights

(May 07, 2021)

DREXEL HILL, May 7 – State Rep. Mike Zabel, D-Delaware, will host a job fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 13 at the Clifton Heights Athletic Field, located at 217 N. Springfield Road in Clifton Heights. “The pandemic has changed the way many industries do business,” Zabel said. “While thousands of people in our region temporarily and permanently lost their jobs, some businesses have recovered and are now hiring. My hope for this event is to help put workers in touch with the businesses looking to hire skilled employees.” Prospective job applicants are encouraged to bring extra copies of their resumes, dress business casual and wear footwear suitable for walking across a baseball diamond. The event still has a limited number of spaces at the job fair for employers. If you own or operate a business in the area and would like to reserve a spot, contact Zabel’s Drexel Hill office at 484-200-8262 or email Katie Reimer at . Prospective job applicants can also reach out to Zabel’s office or email for more information. In the event of inclement weather, the rain date for the job fair will be May 20. Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Virtual event to address vaccine hesitancy

(Apr 30, 2021)

In this week's community update, learn about events in our district, including the upcoming virtual event with Sen. Tim Kearney, Delco food drive and my job fair in May. Read more


10 House Democrats outline rules reform legislation at news conference

(Apr 26, 2021)

HARRISBURG, April 26 – State Rep. Steve Samuelson was joined by nine House colleagues at a virtual news conference today to discuss a package of House rules reform legislation designed to support procedural rules that provide a more transparent and collaborative process. Samuelson said these proposed changes to House rules will bring fairness and balance to the legislative process, improve the working of House committees, and ensure that bills with broad bipartisan support get a vote. “We are committed to openness and transparency,” Samuelson said. “These rules changes would increase opportunities for public input on legislation, reduce partisan gridlock and ensure that the House and its committees stay focused on the needs of our constituents. We need to eliminate legislative roadblocks to allow for more open debate.” House Democratic members participating in the news conference were Samuelson, D-Northampton; and Reps. Joe Webster, D-Montgomery; Bob Freeman, D-Northampton; Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery; Kevin Boyle, D-Phila.; Jennifer O’Mara, D-Delaware; Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster; Elizabeth Fielder, D-Phila.; Pam DeLissio, D-Phila.; and Mike Zabel, D-Delaware. The rules reform legislation: H.R. 30 – Bipartisan Support Demands an Open Vote, sponsored by Samuelson. This amendment would guarantee that any proposed legislation sponsored by more than the 102 members required to pass a bill in the House get an up-or-down vote in the Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Help us restock Delco food pantries May 8th

(Apr 23, 2021)

In this week's community update, learn about the PA Rescue Plan, the upcoming Food Donation Drive and my job fair. Read more


Shuttered Venue Operators Grant portal reopens Saturday, April 24th

(Apr 23, 2021)

This is a grant program established by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, and amended by the American Rescue Plan Act. The program includes over $16 billion in grants to shuttered venues, and is administered by SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance. Read more