Sen. Saval, Rep. Siegel join Lehigh Valley community in call for permanent funding for Whole-Home Repairs

(Apr 19, 2023)

“There is no issue more endemic to our time than housing insecurity, and no moral imperative more urgent than taking meaningful action to end it. I hope the legislature can build on last year’s progress with the Whole-Home Repairs Program and make an annual, recurring commitment to ensuring that healthy homes are available to every household," Siegel said. Read more

 

Workforce Development, Infrastructure, and Housing Funding Opportunities

(Apr 13, 2023)

Here are some of the latest state programs now open for applications. Read more

 

Siegel: It’s time to try a four-day work week

(Apr 11, 2023)

The commonwealth must be a partner with private enterprise to promote workers rights, the strength of our economy and make our economy work for working families. Read more

 

Pa. lawmaker's bill would incentivize businesses to try 4-day work weeks

(Apr 05, 2023)

"The goal is to make Pennsylvania more competitive by giving companies an advantage, when it comes to retaining and attracting workers, especially in an era when employees have more leverage than ever," Rep. Josh Siegel said. Read more

 

Siegel Questions Dept. of Health on Medical Debt Relief Legislation

(Mar 31, 2023)

At a House Appropriations Committee budget hearing today, Pa. state Rep. Josh Siegel, D-Lehigh, asked Department of Health Acting Secretary Dr. Debra Bogen her thoughts on a medical debt relief program like the one recently proposed through H.B. 78. by state Rep. Arvind Venkat, D-Allegheny. Read more

 

Some Pa Lawmakers Want to Incentivize a Four-Day Workweek

(Mar 28, 2023)

“I think it's the next natural evolution in the labor movement,” said Rep. Josh Siegel (D-Lehigh). Read more

 

Siegel: Crisis of Affordability with PASSHE

(Mar 24, 2023)

At a Pa. House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing in Harrisburg, state Rep. Josh Siegel questions PASSHE Chancellor Dr. Daniel Greenstein about his lack of urgency addressing the crisis of affordability in our state higher education system. Read more

 

Siegel Questions PASSHE Financial Stability

(Mar 24, 2023)

At a Pa. House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing in Harrisburg, state Rep. Josh Siegel questions PASSHE Chancellor Dr. Daniel Greenstein about the financial stability of the system, saying that we continue to plug holes in a sinking ship and need to see a stronger sense of urgency that matches the severity of the crisis. Read more

 

Siegel responds to double fatal shooting in Allentown

(Mar 24, 2023)

“These horrible and deadly shooting situations are unfortunately becoming all too common across Pennsylvania. We must do more at the state level to stem the tide of gun violence," Siegel said. Read more

 

Allentown Mayor, State Representative Urge Action to Curb Gun Violence After Deadly Shootings

(Mar 24, 2023)

State Rep. Josh Siegel – a Democrat representing the 22nd District, which includes parts of Allentown – issued a statement expressing his condolences. Read more

 

Could a 4-Day, 32-Hour Work Week Come to Pennsylvania? These 3 Democrats Are Working On It

(Mar 17, 2023)

The three lawmakers see the shortened work week as an incentive to new hires – not to mention a retention tool for those already employed. Read more

 

Schweyer, Schlossberg, Siegel and Miller announce local projects to receive $2.5 million in state funding

(Mar 16, 2023)

“Many of these improvements will lead to improved foot, bicycle and transportation through the city, as well as providing critical support for first responders,” said Siegel, D-Lehigh. “Investments like these improve our roads and trails, boost our local economy and create jobs.” Read more

 

Siegel named to PA Appropriations Committee

(Mar 06, 2023)

HARRISBURG, March 6 – State Rep. Josh Siegel today announced that he has been appointed to serve on the PA House Appropriations Committee. “This appointment is truly a great honor, and it comes with significant responsibilities,” said Siegel, D-Lehigh. “On this committee, I will be a part of the state budget process and consider the fiscal policies that will impact the lives of seniors, students, families, law enforcement, businesses and workers throughout Pennsylvania. With this position, I will be able to advocate not only for my district, but for all the taxpayers of the Commonwealth.” In accordance with House rules, the Appropriations Committee evaluates legislative proposals for fiscal implications prior to voting a bill out of committee. The committee also plays a pivotal role in forming recommendations for budget and fiscal-related matters and is integrally involved in the annual budget process. In addition to the state budget, the committee also has jurisdiction over the offices of Auditor General and State Treasurer and the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority. Siegel currently is serving his first term representing the 22nd Legislative District, which includes parts of the city of Allentown and parts of Salisbury Township. Read more

 

Lawmakers Propose 4-Day Work Week Legislation

(Feb 28, 2023)

The lawmakers, including Rep. Siegel, propose that “We need to do more to provide options for workers and their employers." Read more

 

Siegel: How to fix the broken political system in Harrisburg and Washington

(Feb 02, 2023)

I’m committed to working with anyone committed to building a Pennsylvania where everyone belongs, everyone matters, and everyone has an equal opportunity regardless of party. Read more

 

Conservation, Substance Abuse Education, and Act 13 Funding Opportunities

(Feb 01, 2023)

Here are some of the latest state programs now open for applications. Read more

 

Get to know your lawmaker: We asked Harrisburg newbies rapid-fire questions to quickly get acquainted

(Jan 19, 2023)

Josh Siegel: I think one of the most pressing issues facing voters in Pennsylvania is the cost of housing, which is two-fold; for seniors, it's the rising tide of property taxes and for those in the workforce, it's the cost of rent or availability of affordable starter homes. Read more

 

Schlossberg, Schweyer, Siegel comment on Browne appointment

(Jan 12, 2023)

“The people of Allentown, the Lehigh Valley and Pennsylvania will all benefit from Gov.-elect Shapiro's appointment of former Senator Browne." Read more

 

Rep. Siegel's 2023 Capitol Scenes Calendar

(Jan 11, 2023)

There’s a digital calendar available featuring scenes from the state Capitol throughout the year. Read more

 

Siegel begins first term in PA House of Representatives

(Jan 03, 2023)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 3 – State Rep. Josh Siegel today was sworn into his first term serving the 22nd Legislative District. The noon ceremony marked the beginning of the 2023-24 session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. “It is an honor that the residents of the city of Allentown have given me this opportunity to be their voice and represent them in Harrisburg and I am eager to work on their behalf,” said Siegel, D-Lehigh. “As this new session gets underway, it presents not only new challenges, but also a chance for meaningful changes for hardworking Pennsylvanians and their families, and I look forward to coming to the table to make the commonwealth better.” Siegel’s legislative priorities include addressing the crisis of affordability afflicting Pennsylvania families by working to lower their everyday fixed costs, economic and cultural development to strengthen and grow Pennsylvania’s economy, supporting the rights of workers to unionize, increasing funding for public education, protecting and expanding access to reproductive health care, promoting justice and equity for LGTBQ community, and protecting and strengthening our democracy. Siegel has a B.S. in international relations from Seton Hall University. In his first term, Siegel joins 25 other new members from across the state, the largest class of incoming legislators to the House Democratic Caucus in more than 15 years. Read more

 

Sen. Saval, Rep. Siegel join Lehigh Valley community in call for permanent funding for Whole-Home Repairs
Apr 19, 2023

Workforce Development, Infrastructure, and Housing Funding Opportunities
Apr 13, 2023

Siegel: It’s time to try a four-day work week
Apr 11, 2023

Pa. lawmaker's bill would incentivize businesses to try 4-day work weeks
Apr 05, 2023

Siegel Questions Dept. of Health on Medical Debt Relief Legislation
Mar 31, 2023

Some Pa Lawmakers Want to Incentivize a Four-Day Workweek
Mar 28, 2023

Siegel: Crisis of Affordability with PASSHE
Mar 24, 2023

Siegel Questions PASSHE Financial Stability
Mar 24, 2023

Siegel responds to double fatal shooting in Allentown
Mar 24, 2023

Allentown Mayor, State Representative Urge Action to Curb Gun Violence After Deadly Shootings
Mar 24, 2023

Could a 4-Day, 32-Hour Work Week Come to Pennsylvania? These 3 Democrats Are Working On It
Mar 17, 2023

Schweyer, Schlossberg, Siegel and Miller announce local projects to receive $2.5 million in state funding
Mar 16, 2023

Siegel named to PA Appropriations Committee
Mar 06, 2023

Lawmakers Propose 4-Day Work Week Legislation
Feb 28, 2023

Siegel: How to fix the broken political system in Harrisburg and Washington
Feb 02, 2023

Conservation, Substance Abuse Education, and Act 13 Funding Opportunities
Feb 01, 2023

Get to know your lawmaker: We asked Harrisburg newbies rapid-fire questions to quickly get acquainted
Jan 19, 2023

Schlossberg, Schweyer, Siegel comment on Browne appointment
Jan 12, 2023

Rep. Siegel's 2023 Capitol Scenes Calendar
Jan 11, 2023

Siegel begins first term in PA House of Representatives
Jan 03, 2023