E-BLAST: Flu shot clinics, household hazardous waste events, and more important updates

(Oct 05, 2020)

Dear Neighbor, I hope you are enjoying the fall season, and that this email finds you well. Read more


E-BLAST: Nonprofit grant program opens Sept. 29; Voter resources

(Sep 23, 2020)

Dear Neighbor, I hope this email finds you and your family well. As we enter fall, I wanted to share some new resources and reminders that you might find useful. Read more


E-BLAST: Everyone counts: Fill out the 2020 Census!

(Sep 04, 2020)

If you haven’t filled out the 2020 Census, there’s still time. Read more


E-BLAST: Help with utilities available until Aug. 31

(Aug 14, 2020)

As we continue to navigate the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Pennsylvania, I am writing to remind you that help with utility bills is available. This assistance, available until August 31, is through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Recovery Crisis program. Read more


E-BLAST: UPDATE: COVID-19 Relief Small Business Assistance Grant Program

(Jun 26, 2020)

The COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance Grant program, which will award grants of up to $50,000 to small businesses that have been economically impacted by COVID-19, announced this week that applications for the program are expected to open on June 30th. Read more


Small Business Assistance grants

(Jun 23, 2020)

The Department of Community and Economic Development recently announced details for the COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance Grants. The second round of the grant program opened for applications Aug. 10 and will remain open until Aug 28. A website to assist small businesses has been set up at: https://pabusinessgrants.com/ Eligible businesses must apply through a local Community Development Financial Institution. For a complete list of CDFIs click here , or see more information below. Read more


COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Grants

(Jun 22, 2020)

Find your local CDFI to apply. Read more


E-BLAST: Montgomery County to move to green phase

(Jun 19, 2020)

Read the latest news on COVID_19. Read more


E-BLAST: Update: Safely reopening schools and child care

(Jun 05, 2020)

As you know, Pennsylvania closed school buildings and child care facilities early in our fight to slow the spread of COVID-19. This had a very real impact on our communities and families and, now that we are moving forward in the reopening process in Montgomery County, I know there are many questions and concerns. To that end, below is an update on guidance, issued this week, regarding the reopening of schools and child care facilities. Read more


E-BLAST: Montgomery County moving to ‘yellow’ soon

(Jun 03, 2020)

Information about Montgomery County's move to the yellow phase of reopening Read more


E-BLAST: COVID-19 Update: Property Tax/Rent Rebates arriving early

(May 20, 2020)

Latest news on COVID-19 and the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program. Read more


E-BLAST: COVID-19: Help is available for utility bills

(May 18, 2020)

Information on the new LIHEAP Recovery Crisis program Read more


E-BLAST: COVID-19 Update

(May 15, 2020)

Latest update on COVID-19 Read more


E-BLAST: COVID-19: Phased reopening plan; Unemployment updates

(Apr 24, 2020)

Latest COVID-19 updates Read more


COVID-19 resources for PA business

(Apr 07, 2020)

COVID-19 SUPPORT FOR PA BUSINESSES FEDERAL Contacts: Visit: https://www.sba.gov/local-assistance/find/?type=SBA%20District%20Office&pageNumber=1 to find your local Small Business Administration (SBA) District Office Programs: Coronavirus Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources Information Visit: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) – Loan Program and Forgiveness to help eligible businesses cover the costs of payroll, health care benefits, rent, mortgage interest, and utilities during COVID-19. Loan has a maturity of 2 years and interest rate of 1.0%. Open to small businesses, restaurants, hotels, tribal businesses, non-profits, independent contractors, and gig economy workers. Contact your local lender to see if they participate in this program! Loan period: February 15, 2020 through June 30, 2020. Visit: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/paycheck-protection-program-ppp. Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Loan – Loans up to $2 million for small businesses (3.75% interest rate) and private, nonprofit organizations (2.75% interest rate) suffering as a result of COVID-19. Loans for fix debts, payroll, accounts payable, and other bills. Advance of up to $10,000 for small business owners experiencing loss of revenue. Loan advance will not have to be repaid! Apply here: Read more


E-BLAST: COVID-19 Updates and Resources

(Mar 29, 2020)

Updates and resources for navigating the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more


School safety grants awarded around Montgomery County

(Feb 26, 2020)

HARRISBURG, Feb. 26 – Montgomery County state representatives today announced school safety and security grants awarded to school districts throughout the county. The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency’s School Safety and Security Committee awarded a total of $53.7 million in school safety grants. Montgomery County awards are as follows: Abington School District: $455,550 Agora Cyber Charter School: $143,226 Cheltenham Township School District: $45,000 Colonial School District: $45,000 Hatboro-Horsham School District: $45,000 Jenkintown School District: $30,000 Lower Merion School District: $45,000 Lower Moreland Township School District: $40,000 Methacton School District: $221,370 Norristown Area School District: $467,756 North Montco Technical Career Center: $150,000 North Penn School District: $45,000 Perkiomen Valley School District: $45,000 Pottsgrove School District: $40,000 Pottstown School District: $490,000 Souderton Area School District: $460,437 Springfield Township School District: $40,000 Spring-Ford Area School District: $45,000 Upper Dublin School District: $45,000 Upper Merion Area School District: $45,000 Upper Moreland School District: $40,000 Upper Perkiomen School District: $40,000 Western Montgomery Career & Technology Center: $72,994 Wissahickon School District: $45,000 Below are reactions from Democratic state Read more


E-BLAST: What you need to know this February

(Feb 19, 2020)

Read about the 2020 Census, funding to help first responders, and the many ways my offices can help you. Read more


PennDOT services at my offices

(Jan 31, 2020)

My office can assist with a variety of PennDOT issues, including disability plates and placards, birth and death certificates, reduced registration renewals for those who qualify, and photo card applications. Read more


E-BLAST: What you need to know this January

(Jan 23, 2020)

Included is information on programs and services to take note of this month. Read more