Siegel: $15,000 secured to supply healthy food to local learning center

(Nov 14, 2023)

New funding of $15,000 will allow a Lehigh County-based early learning center to strengthen child nutrition and hands-on agricultural education, state Rep. Josh Siegel announced today. Read more

 

State mulls tax credits, exemptions for shopping mall conversions

(Nov 09, 2023)

“Municipalities deserve a fair shot at redeveloping outdated properties,” Rep. Joshua Siegel, D-Allentown, wrote in a legislative memo. “Pennsylvania has a need for quality and affordable housing, this bill provides options to help solve these challenges.” Read more

 

Programs Now Open for Applications 10/31/23

(Nov 02, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

Pennsylvania House Passes Key Labor Bills: Strengthening Workforce and Infrastructure

(Oct 19, 2023)

Sponsored by State Representative Josh Siegel, D-Lehigh, one bill seeks to create a statewide responsible contractor law, setting clear requirements for firms bidding on publicly funded infrastructure projects. Read more

 

PA House Passes Responsible Contractor Law

(Oct 19, 2023)

Democrat Josh Siegel of Lehigh County applauded the Pennsylvania House of Representatives after they approved the passage of his bill creating new standards for construction projects. Read more

 

Siegel applauds passage of bill increasing supply of skilled craft labor

(Oct 18, 2023)

State Rep. Josh Siegel today applauded House passage of his bill that would establish a statewide responsible contractor law. Read more

 

Two key labor bills pass state House, head to state Senate for consideration

(Oct 18, 2023)

House Bill 1449, sponsored by state Rep. Josh Siegel, D-Lehigh, would establish a statewide responsible contractor law, setting clear requirements that firms bidding on publicly funded infrastructure projects must meet and requiring firms to have a state or federal registered apprenticeship program and pay prevailing rate. Read more

 

Educational, Environmental, Public Safety, and Redevelopment Grant Opportunities

(Oct 11, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that are open for applications. Read more

 

State Grant Programs Open For Application (10/03/2023)

(Oct 03, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

State Grant Programs Open For Application (09/19/2023)

(Sep 19, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

Siegel: The Lehigh Valley is leading the way in the new work-from-home era

(Sep 11, 2023)

For our cities and suburbs to thrive, it requires us to boldly reimagine how we design and build our neighborhoods with a renewed emphasis on walkability, density and easy access to opportunity. Read more

 

State Grant Programs Open For Application (09/05/2023)

(Sep 05, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

Bill to open Allentown NIZ financial records passes Pa. state Senate

(Sep 01, 2023)

“This was, you know, a bold proposal by former Senator Browne to breathe life into a city that was dying,” Rep. Siegel said. “I don’t think anything is occurring in the city of Allentown that is not above board and by the law. I think the fact that it’s been heralded by economic development organizations around the country is a testament to the fact that it is a worthwhile endeavor. That evidence speaks for itself.” Read more

 

'Prepared for the Workforce of Tomorrow': Gov. Shapiro Highlights New Investments During Allentown Visit

(Aug 31, 2023)

Attendees and speakers included Robert Smith, EASCTC Executive Training Director, Allentown Mayor Matt Tuerk, Easton Mayor Sal Panto Jr., and State Reps. Peter Schweyer, Mike Schlossberg, Josh Siegel, and Steve Samuelson. Read more

 

Siegel: Almost $112K in federal funding for free fresh fruits and vegetables for students

(Aug 17, 2023)

State Rep. Josh Siegel today announced $111,960 in funding has been awarded to three area schools to provide fruits and vegetables to students under the federal Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. Read more

 

State legislators speak about importance of improving education at news conference

(Aug 11, 2023)

State Rep. Peter Schweyer, chairman of the Pennsylvania House Education Committee, joined school administration staff, teachers, parents and fellow legislators in Allentown this morning to speak about the importance of improving education. Read more

 

Pa. Senate Republicans holding up aid to local schools, say Lehigh Valley lawmakers

(Aug 11, 2023)

House Education Chairman Peter Schweyer and Democratic Reps. Mike Schlossberg and Joshua Siegel gathered at Harrison Morton Middle School in Allentown Friday, along with State Sen. Nick Miller (D-Lehigh Valley) to lament the shape of education in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

‘A tragedy and moral failure’: Pa. Democrats, Allentown school officials call for improved education funding

(Aug 11, 2023)

“We should not have students going to school and learning about the history of the United States in a building where the election of Abraham Lincoln was still fresh in the minds of the folks who were going to that school. It’s nothing short of a tragedy and moral failure.” Read more

 

Development on former Allentown State Hospital site would include housing options, retail, medical offices, restaurants, more

(Aug 05, 2023)

State Rep. Josh Siegel was in attendance, and spoke positively about the proposal as an Allentown resident and spoke to the desirability of pedestrian focused denser developments like this. Read more

 

Siegel issues statement following budget passage

(Jul 07, 2023)

State Rep. Josh Siegel issued the following statement about the final passage of the 2023-24 state budget. Read more

 

Siegel: $15,000 secured to supply healthy food to local learning center
Nov 14, 2023

State mulls tax credits, exemptions for shopping mall conversions
Nov 09, 2023

Programs Now Open for Applications 10/31/23
Nov 02, 2023

Pennsylvania House Passes Key Labor Bills: Strengthening Workforce and Infrastructure
Oct 19, 2023

PA House Passes Responsible Contractor Law
Oct 19, 2023

Siegel applauds passage of bill increasing supply of skilled craft labor
Oct 18, 2023

Two key labor bills pass state House, head to state Senate for consideration
Oct 18, 2023

Educational, Environmental, Public Safety, and Redevelopment Grant Opportunities
Oct 11, 2023

State Grant Programs Open For Application (10/03/2023)
Oct 03, 2023

State Grant Programs Open For Application (09/19/2023)
Sep 19, 2023

Siegel: The Lehigh Valley is leading the way in the new work-from-home era
Sep 11, 2023

State Grant Programs Open For Application (09/05/2023)
Sep 05, 2023

Bill to open Allentown NIZ financial records passes Pa. state Senate
Sep 01, 2023

'Prepared for the Workforce of Tomorrow': Gov. Shapiro Highlights New Investments During Allentown Visit
Aug 31, 2023

Siegel: Almost $112K in federal funding for free fresh fruits and vegetables for students
Aug 17, 2023

State legislators speak about importance of improving education at news conference
Aug 11, 2023

Pa. Senate Republicans holding up aid to local schools, say Lehigh Valley lawmakers
Aug 11, 2023

‘A tragedy and moral failure’: Pa. Democrats, Allentown school officials call for improved education funding
Aug 11, 2023

Development on former Allentown State Hospital site would include housing options, retail, medical offices, restaurants, more
Aug 05, 2023

Siegel issues statement following budget passage
Jul 07, 2023