Face the State | Inside the Pennsylvania Society

(Dec 05, 2023)

Rep. Venkat, D-Allegheny, speaks about his legislation on food safety and more. Read more

 

Venkat introduces legislation to promote food safety

(Dec 01, 2023)

The two bills are companions to S.B. 992 and S.B. 993, introduced by Sen. Judy Schwank, D-Berks. Read more

 

Venkat seeks to address disproportionate electronic credit card fees imposed upon health care providers

(Nov 30, 2023)

Venkat’s legislation would prohibit health insurers or their contracted vendors that initiate payments to participating health care providers from requiring the use of an electronic credit card with a fee to transmit payment to the health care provider without the provider’s consent. Read more

 

More than 150 people attend Diwali open house in McCandless

(Nov 22, 2023)

“Through this open house, my staff and I had the opportunity to connect with residents of the 30th Legislative District, inform them about the state services my district office provides, and discuss legislative issues in the community and our commonwealth,” Venkat said in a statement issued Nov. 13. Read more

 

A group of Pa. lawmakers is urging President Biden to protect immigrants

(Nov 21, 2023)

Nearly two dozen Democratic state lawmakers signed on to a letter earlier this month, urging President Joe Biden to employ his executive powers to protect immigrants and their families. Read more

 

Grants available as of Tuesday, Nov. 14

(Nov 14, 2023)

Grants available as of Tuesday, Nov. 14 Read more

 

More than 150 residents attended Venkat’s Diwali open house

(Nov 13, 2023)

“Through this open house, my staff and I had the opportunity to connect with residents of the 30th Legislative District, inform them about the state services my district office provides, and discuss legislative issues in the community and our commonwealth,” Venkat said. “By partnering with NHCO to collect donations of nonperishable food, we also helped members of our community in need of our assistance.” Read more

 

State representative holds celebration of Diwali in McCandless

(Nov 13, 2023)

“Being the first Indian American in the state house and the first Hindu in the state house as well, I wanted to share this joyous occasion with my community,” said Venkat. Read more

 

Grants available as of Wednesday, Nov. 8

(Nov 08, 2023)

Grants available as of Wednesday, Nov. 8 Read more

 

'He was a hero': Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims honored 5 years later

(Oct 30, 2023)

“The only way to fix that is for the public, and specifically the constituents of those state senators, is to make clear that this is a priority for the safety of our community,” Rep. Arvind Venkat said. Read more

 

State grant programs open for applications as of Monday, Oct. 23

(Oct 23, 2023)

State grant programs available as of Monday, Oct. 23. Read more

 

Grants available as of Tuesday, Oct. 17

(Oct 17, 2023)

Grants available as of Tuesday, Oct. 17 Read more

 

Legislators in 49 states ask SCOTUS to preserve access to abortion pill

(Oct 13, 2023)

“Access to an abortion is critical to reproductive health care,” Venkat said in a statement. “As an emergency physician, I signed onto this amicus brief to take a stand against this political attack on medication abortions. This lawsuit would potentially limit Americans’ access to mifepristone, one of two medications used for abortions in the U.S., creating a further crisis in women’s health care.” Read more

 

Miss my Telephone Town Hall? Catch up on the discussion here.

(Oct 13, 2023)

Find out what our friends & neighbors had to say about the issues that matter to the community. Read more

 

Venkat signs onto amicus brief in lawsuit about mifepristone

(Oct 12, 2023)

“Access to an abortion is a critical to reproductive health care,” Venkat said. “As an emergency physician, I signed onto this amicus brief to take a stand against this political attack on medication abortions. This lawsuit would potentially limit Americans’ access to mifepristone, one of two medications used for abortions in the U.S., creating a further crisis in women’s health care.” Read more

 

Grants available as of Wednesday, Oct. 11

(Oct 11, 2023)

Grants available as of Wednesday, Oct. 11 Read more

 

$99,800 grant awarded to rehabilitate Marmo Park

(Oct 05, 2023)

The grant will fund rehabilitation of Marmo Park, which will include installing play equipment with required safety surface, Americans with Disabilities Act access, landscaping, project signage, and other related site improvements. Read more

 

Grants available as of Tuesday, Oct. 3

(Oct 03, 2023)

Grants available as of Tuesday, Oct. 3 Read more

 

Town hall meeting held in Franklin Park about keeping students safe from gun violence

(Sep 29, 2023)

Town hall meeting held in Franklin Park about keeping students safe from gun violence Read more

 

2023-24 Grant & Resource Directory

(Sep 27, 2023)

2023-24 Grant & Resource Directory Read more