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Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Fall festival in Port Vue, celebrating 90 years of flight and one week until my shredding event!

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Fall festival in Port Vue, celebrating 90 years of flight and one week until my shredding event!

(Sep 24, 2021)

Rep. Pisciottano's Weekly Update - Fall festival in Port Vue, celebrating 90 years of flight and one week until my shredding event! Read more

 

Rep. Pisciottano's Weekly Email - Upcoming events and office hours in Port Vue

(Sep 17, 2021)

Information on some upcoming events, including community day at the airport, plus my office will be in Port Vue next week. Read more

 

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email - West Mifflin construction postponed, remembering 9/11, and less than a month until our annual shredding event!

(Sep 10, 2021)

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email - West Mifflin construction postponed, remembering 9/11, and less than a month until our annual shredding event! Read more

 

Pisciottano presents flags to fire departments in remembrance of September 11 attacks

(Sep 10, 2021)

DRAVOSBURG, Sept. 10 – In remembrance of the fallen and the first responders who risked their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, state Rep. Nick Pisciottano on Thursday evening presented flags flown over the U.S. Capitol to fire departments across the 38 th Legislative District. “As I reflect on the events of 9/11 and remember the fallen, I also want to honor the heroism of the first responders who risked their lives to save others,” said Pisciottano, D-Allegheny. “My appreciation extends to our first responders here at home, who volunteer to dedicate their time and risk their lives to keeping our communities safe.” Pisciottano and a representative from Congressman Mike Doyle’s office presented flags and certificates of appreciation from the Architect of the Capitol to the following fire departments: Liberty Borough Volunteer Fire Department Port Vue Vigilant Hose #1 Volunteer Fire Department Glassport Citizens Volunteer Hose #1 VFD Pleasant Hills Volunteer Fire Co. Broughton Volunteer Fire Co. Library Volunteer Fire Co. Whitehall Borough Volunteer Fire Co. Dravosburg Volunteer Fire Department #1 South Baldwin Volunteer Fire Department Option Independent Fire Co. Baldwin Independent Volunteer Fire Co. #1 West Mifflin #1 “Homeville” Volunteer Fire Co. West Mifflin #2 “Duquesne Annex” Volunteer Fire Co. West Mifflin #3 Read more

 

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Help available as federal employment programs end, a traffic alert in West Mifflin, satellite office hours for South Park and more!

(Sep 03, 2021)

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Help available as federal employment programs end, a traffic alert in West Mifflin, satellite office hours for South Park and more! Read more

 

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Tree Pittsburgh anniversary, upcoming construction alert, a new arrival and more!

(Aug 27, 2021)

Construction work will begin in West Mifflin on Tuesday, September 7 at 8 p.m. on Lebanon Church Road from the Ceco Drive intersection to Flading Lane. Work will occur on weeknights between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. and weekends as permitted until October 12, 2022. Read more

 

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Supporting our unions, grant info for volunteer fire and EMS, upcoming shredding event and more!

(Aug 20, 2021)

U.S. Steel Corporation is hiring for general labor and utility positions for the Clairton, Edgar Thomson and Irving plants. Stop by their career fair this Saturday, August 21 beginning at 7 a.m. at the U.S. Steel training hub, located at 1 South Linden Street in Duquesne. Read more

 

Rep. Pisciottano's Weekly Email Update - Addressing infrastructure, satellite office hours, supporting our unions and more!

(Aug 13, 2021)

It’s clear we have infrastructure issues in our district, and I believe we can effectively address and act on them and reduce the flooding happening on state-owned roads in our communities. Read more

 

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Infrastructure tour with PennDOT, visiting Presque Isle, National Night Out and more!

(Aug 06, 2021)

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Infrastructure tour with PennDOT, visiting Presque Isle, National Night Out and more! Read more

 

Pisciottano, PennDOT tour road issues impacting local communities

(Aug 05, 2021)

DRAVOSBURG, Aug. 5 – State Rep. Nick Pisciottano joined state Transportation Department District 11 Director Cheryl Moon-Sirianni and Senior Highway Maintenance Manager Lori Musto today to discuss infrastructure in the 38 th Legislative District. “This tour is one of the ways I can bring the concerns of my constituents and local elected officials to PennDOT’s attention,” said Pisciottano, D-Allegheny. “My office works collaboratively with PennDOT to address infrastructure issues every day. By conducting this tour, I can show PennDOT firsthand the issues we experience including buckling roads, dangerous flood areas, unsafe traffic patterns and more. Together, we can work with residents and local municipalities to improve our roads, bridges, and waterways.” Pisciottano, Sirianni and Musto discussed the impact of the Mon-Fayette Expressway project on local traffic, reviewed specific issues faced by each community in the 38th District, and visited the following areas in-person: River Road in Port Vue. Washington Avenue in Dravosburg. Clairton Road/Route 51 in Pleasant Hills. Lebanon Church Road and PA-885 in West Mifflin. Streets Run Road in Baldwin. Pisciottano reminds people to contact his office if they have any issues with state-owned roads, bridges or waterways. PennDOT District 11 covers 2,570 total road miles, 1,804 total bridges, and four tunnels that span Allegheny, Read more

 

Rep. Pisciottano's Weekly Email Update - Talking tourism, organ and tissue donation, UC fraud alert and more!

(Jul 30, 2021)

Tourism is our state’s second largest industry and a huge economic growth industry for our state that already generates billions in tax revenues. Our group discussion with Kennywood focused on how we can help grow the state’s tourism industry and what can be done locally to further capitalize on the potential of this world-renowned asset in our own backyard. Read more

 

Tourism, jobs, sustainability and more focus of Policy Committee tour, discussion at Kennywood Amusement Park

(Jul 28, 2021)

West Mifflin, July 28 -- Today’s House Democratic Policy Committee tour at Kennywood highlighted the far-reaching impacts and boosts Kennywood and other state amusement parks have on the communities they call home. State Reps. Nick Pisciottano and Austin Davis welcomed chairman Ryan Bizzarro and members of the Policy Committee to Kennywood for a tour of the facility and round table on the jobs it brings to the region and further economic impacts on the tourism industry, trades and more. “Kennywood remains an economic driver for the Mon Valley, bringing in families from near and far,” said Davis, Vice Chair of the Policy Committee and chairman of the Allegheny County Delegation. “I continue to support efforts to boost tourism and recreational opportunities at Kennywood and other destinations like it across Pennsylvania, especially as they rebuild from the pandemic. Today’s discussion opened up pathways for solutions to boost our state’s finest attractions and keep them running for years to come.” “As a member of the House Tourism and Recreation Committee, I’ve been touring several great attractions across Allegheny County this summer, including Kennywood,” said state Rep. Nick Pisciottano, D-Allegheny. “We know that many tourism sites across our state are continuing to recover from the pandemic, and we had a productive conversation about the best ways we can support them and help Read more

 

Committee to discuss pandemic impact on PA’s tourism economy

(Jul 26, 2021)

WEST MIFFLIN, July 26 – The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic impact of amusement parks on the regional economy is the topic of a tour and hearing hosted by state Rep. Nick Pisciottano. The tour will start at 9 a.m. on July 28th at Kennywood, 4800 Kennywood Blvd, West Mifflin, PA 15122. The media is encouraged to attend and media inquiries may be submitted via email to policy@pahouse.net . Pisciottano, D-Allegheny, will be joined by committee chair, Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, Allegheny County Delegation Chairman Austin Davis and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee to discuss the impacts of the pandemic on amusement parks, and their role in supporting the local economy and providing employment opportunities. Information about this and other House Democratic Policy Committee hearings can be found at www.pahouse.com/policycommittee . Read more

 

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update: District school funding info, emergency rental assistance, tourism’s economic impacts and more!

(Jul 22, 2021)

I wanted to share some good news for our school districts included in our most recently passed state budget, which includes funding increases for basic and special education. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Alternative fuels vehicle and infrastructure funding opportunities

(Jul 22, 2021)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection : Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (Funding Source: General Fund) Who May Apply : School districts, municipal authorities, municipalities, nonprofits, private businesses. Use : Purchase or retrofit vehicles to operate on alternative fuels, purchase and install refueling equipment, and research or develop new technologies. Funds: Infrastructure and innovative technology project g rants up to $600,000. Vehicle grants up to $100,000 per vehicle, depending upon class of vehicle. Application Deadline : August 27; a second application round will close December 17 More Information : Click on https://www.dep.pa.gov/Citizens/GrantsLoansRebates/Alternative-Fuels-Incentive-Grant/Pages/default.aspx . UPCOMING APPLICATION DEADLINES: DEP Driving PA Forward Level 2 EV Charging Rebate Program: Until Funds Expended ( Funding Source: State Mitigation Trust - Volkswagen Emissions Settlement) Business, charitable organizations, incorporated nonprofits, local government entities, school districts, and other entities. - Rebates for Level 2 EV charging equipment for public use at government owned property, public use at non-government owned property, non-public use at work places, non-public use at multi-unit dwellings. DHS Children’s Read more

 

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update: UC work search requirements reminder, Port Vue district office hours, visits around the district and more!

(Jul 16, 2021)

I also had the opportunity to visit the training facilities of Operating Engineers Local 66, Sheet Metal Workers' Local Union #12, and IBEW Local #5 this week. We have so many unions in our region that provide skilled labor to the private and public sectors while offering excellent training programs to the next generation of apprentices. Read more

 

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Highlighting great parks, honoring a special educator, grant resources and more!

(Jul 09, 2021)

Our region has so much to offer residents and visitors, and my latest video with Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald highlights our great parks – and what better time to enjoy them than this summer! Read more

 

A list of grant opportunities available right now

(Jun 30, 2021)

From support for local businesses to job training, there are a number of grant funding opportunities in Pennsylvania. Here's a look at what's available right now: STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection: Driving PA Forward Level 2 EV Charging Rebate Program (Funding Source: State Mitigation Trust - Volkswagen Emissions Settlement) Who May Apply : Business, charitable organizations, incorporated nonprofits, local government entities, school districts, and other entities. Use : Rebates for Level 2 EV charging equipment for public use at government owned property, public use at non-government owned property, non-public use at work places, non-public use at multi-unit dwellings. Funds : Maximum rebates of $4,000 per plug for full public access and networked charging projects, $3,500 per plug for multi-unit dwelling projects and $3,000 per plug for all other eligible projects, including workplace charging. Application Deadline : First come, first-served. More Information : Click on https://gis.dep.pa.gov/drivingpaforward/ . Pennsylvania Department of Human Services: Children’s Trust Fund (Funding Source: Children’s Trust Fund) Who May Apply : Any organization operating in Pennsylvania that provides direct services and meets the criteria in this Request for Applications (“RFA”) is eligible to apply. Use : To support community-based child abuse and neglect Read more

 

Pisciottano announces $224K in grants awarded to area volunteer fire, EMS companies

(Jun 29, 2021)

DRAVOSBURG, June 29 – State Rep. Nick Pisciottano announced a total of $224,010 in grants have been awarded to local volunteer fire and emergency medical services companies. Pisciottano, D-Allegheny, said the annual Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program, which is overseen by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner, provides funding for volunteer and career fire companies, emergency medical services and rescue squads. “Our first responders have continued, time and time again, to answer the call, even during the pandemic,” said Pisciottano. “Many of them struggled to keep their doors open during that time and were unable to conduct fundraising activities. These funds will be instrumental in helping our volunteer fire and EMS companies to continue to serve our communities.” The grants awarded are as follows: Baldwin Emergency Medical Services (EMS): $11,520. Baldwin Independent Fire Co.: $14,193. Broughton Volunteer Fire Department : $15,000. Citizens Hose Co. #1 : $15,000. Dravosburg Volunteer Fire Co. #1 : $13,837. Duquesne Annex Volunteer Fire Co. : $12,233. Homeville Volunteer Fire Department #1 : $12,946. Library Volunteer Fire Co. : $13,302. McKeesport Ambulance Rescue Service (EMS) : $8,933 Option Independent Fire Co. : $13,124. Pleasant Hills Volunteer Fire Co. : $14,015. Skyview Volunteer Fire Co. West Mifflin #4 : $13,124. South Baldwin Volunteer Read more

 

Now open for applications: Historical Records Care and Lead Hazard Reduction Funding Opportunities

(Jun 24, 2021)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission: Historical & Archival Records Care grant program (Funding Source: Keystone Recreation, Park & Conservation Fund ) Who May Apply : H istorical societies, libraries, museums, nonprofit organizations, colleges and universities, local governments, school districts. Use : Surveying, inventorying, preserving, arranging and describing historical records relevant to Pennsylvania. Funding may also be requested for reformatting or the purchase of supplies and equipment. Funds : Collaborative grants up to $15,000. Single entity grants up to $5,000. No match required. Application Deadline : August 2 More Information : Click on https://www.phmc.pa.gov/Preservation/Grants-Funding/Pages/Records-Care-Grants.aspx . FEDERAL PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): FY 2021 Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program ( Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who May Apply : States, cities, counties, Native American Tribes or other units of local government. Use : To identify and control lead-based paint hazards in eligible housing. Funds : Grants of $1 million to $5 million per awardee. A total of $356,841,000 is available nationwide. HUD expects to make 80 awards. Application Deadline : July 12 Read more

 

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Fall festival in Port Vue, celebrating 90 years of flight and one week until my shredding event!
Sep 24, 2021

Rep. Pisciottano's Weekly Email - Upcoming events and office hours in Port Vue
Sep 17, 2021

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email - West Mifflin construction postponed, remembering 9/11, and less than a month until our annual shredding event!
Sep 10, 2021

Pisciottano presents flags to fire departments in remembrance of September 11 attacks
Sep 10, 2021

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Help available as federal employment programs end, a traffic alert in West Mifflin, satellite office hours for South Park and more!
Sep 03, 2021

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Tree Pittsburgh anniversary, upcoming construction alert, a new arrival and more!
Aug 27, 2021

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Supporting our unions, grant info for volunteer fire and EMS, upcoming shredding event and more!
Aug 20, 2021

Rep. Pisciottano's Weekly Email Update - Addressing infrastructure, satellite office hours, supporting our unions and more!
Aug 13, 2021

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Infrastructure tour with PennDOT, visiting Presque Isle, National Night Out and more!
Aug 06, 2021

Pisciottano, PennDOT tour road issues impacting local communities
Aug 05, 2021

Rep. Pisciottano's Weekly Email Update - Talking tourism, organ and tissue donation, UC fraud alert and more!
Jul 30, 2021

Tourism, jobs, sustainability and more focus of Policy Committee tour, discussion at Kennywood Amusement Park
Jul 28, 2021

Committee to discuss pandemic impact on PA’s tourism economy
Jul 26, 2021

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update: District school funding info, emergency rental assistance, tourism’s economic impacts and more!
Jul 22, 2021

Now open for applications: Alternative fuels vehicle and infrastructure funding opportunities
Jul 22, 2021

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update: UC work search requirements reminder, Port Vue district office hours, visits around the district and more!
Jul 16, 2021

Rep. Pisciottano’s Weekly Email Update - Highlighting great parks, honoring a special educator, grant resources and more!
Jul 09, 2021

A list of grant opportunities available right now
Jun 30, 2021

Pisciottano announces $224K in grants awarded to area volunteer fire, EMS companies
Jun 29, 2021

Now open for applications: Historical Records Care and Lead Hazard Reduction Funding Opportunities
Jun 24, 2021