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Madden, McNeill re-elected to Northeast Delegation leadership; Kosierowski added to leadership team

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Legislation to expand Property Tax/Rent Rebate limits passes House

(4 hours ago)

Income limits for the PT/RR Program last increased in January 2007. Without any increase in the income eligibility since then, the number of recipients of the PT/RR Program has dropped from roughly 600,000 individuals to a projected 398,000 in the current year. Read more

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Monroe County Historical Association breaks ground on new Heritage Center

(5 hours ago)

On hand at the groundbreaking ceremony were state Reps. Maureen Madden and Tarah Probst. Read more

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‘There's always more that we can do’: How a statewide study on wildlife corridors could impact the Lehigh Valley

(5 hours ago)

State Reps. Schlossberg, Schweyer and Freeman speak on a study recently approved by lawmakers to strike a balance between conserving the environment and economic development. Read more

Rozzi joined by childhood sexual abuse victims, advocates, fellow lawmakers urge Senate to vote on statute of limitation reform

(5 hours ago)

"Healing cannot begin without justice," Madden said. "Two decades of fighting for justice for survivors of childhood sexual abuse is far too long. That is why we stood today with one collective voice to call on our colleagues in the Senate to pass the statute of limitations legislation and open a window of justice for victims and survivors." Read more

PA House passes Haddock bill to remember 9/11 in schools

(5 hours ago)

“My bill would ensure that future generations of Pennsylvanians understand the events of 9/11, as well as the impact that day continues to have on the lives of all Americans,” said Haddock. Read more

Mullins: Pa. Workers Deserve a Dignified Path to Retirement

(7 hours ago)

Pa. state Rep. Kyle Mullins says his Keystone Saves legislation would help ensure a secure and dignified retirement for Pennsylvania’s workers. Mullins points out that as many as 2 million Pennsylvanians lack access to retirement savings at work. That lack of retirement savings will force many to rely on social service programs, which could cost taxpayers billions. Mullins says Keystone Saves is a plan rooted in fiscal responsibility with no risk to Pa. taxpayers. Read more

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Filling gaps among teachers must start now

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“Pennsylvania’s persistent teacher shortage threatens the stability of our education system and deprives children of receiving a quality education — a right guaranteed in our state constitution,” Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, said. “We must prioritize recruiting and retaining talented teachers to ensure that children throughout Pennsylvania can thrive and reach their full potential.” Read more

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Lehigh Co. lawmaker’s bill would require local impact report for ‘significant’ developments

(Jun 03, 2023)

A bill recently introduced by state Rep. Mike Schlossberg would provide stronger municipal oversight on developments of “regional significance and impact.” Read more

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You won't be bored in Monroe County this summer

(Jun 02, 2023)

On June 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., State Representatives Maureen Madden and Tarah Probst are holding a Women’s Expo at Stroudsburg High School Cafeteria located on West Main Street in Stroudsburg. Read more

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ASD students highlight afterschool program for visiting state lawmakers

(Jun 01, 2023)

Attendees included Afterschool Caucus member Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-Lehigh, and House Education Chairman Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh. Read more