Jan. 22 update: Latest Updates on Unemployment Compensation and COVID-19 Vaccinations

(1 day ago)

Plus, news on state grants, fighting to protect renters and homeowners, and the latest 422 traffic updates. Read more

 

Jan. 15 update: New committee and leadership assignments; MLK Day on Monday

(Jan 15, 2021)

Weekly email also includes some traffic updates for U.S. 422. Read more

 

Ciresi appointed to Education Committee, highlights goals for term

(Jan 14, 2021)

“I am grateful to be given the opportunity to serve on the Education Committee and look forward to working on many important priorities, including achieving real fair funding for education, charter school reform, comprehensive education reform, cost savings and shared services, and more.” Read more

 

Ciresi named vice chair of Policy Committee

(Jan 12, 2021)

“I am looking forward to continuing to work with the Policy Committee, now as one of its vice chairs,” Ciresi said. “The committee’s policy agenda is one that will help us lead the way out of this pandemic and create a better, stronger economy for all Pennsylvanians. I look forward to working on these important issues – the work we were sent to Harrisburg to do – with my fellow committee members.” Read more

 

Jan. 8 update: A week of mixed emotions

(Jan 08, 2021)

Weekly email features updates on COVID-19 and vaccinations, a regional rail service proposal, commercial driver licenses, unemployment compensation and more. Read more

 

Ciresi Works to Put People Before Politics

(Jan 08, 2021)

In his ongoing efforts to put people before politics, Pa. state Rep. Joe Ciresi joined his colleagues in pushing to pass proposals to ensure they can give the communities they represent a voice in Harrisburg. Read more

 

Ciresi highlights completion of PennDOT study on Reading-Philadelphia rail service

(Jan 07, 2021)

Ciresi has long been a proponent of returning rail service to Berks and western Montgomery counties. Passenger rail service operated from Philadelphia to Reading starting in the mid-1800s and lasting until its suspension in 1981 during SEPTA’s transition to an all-electric network. Read more

 

Ciresi Sworn In for 2nd Term, Lays Out Priorities

(Jan 06, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Joe Ciresi officially began his second term in office after being sworn in for the 2021-22 legislative session. He explains how he will continue putting hardworking families first. Read more

 

Ciresi sworn in to begin second term as state representative

(Jan 05, 2021)

Among the priorities Ciresi said he will focus on in the new term are relief for small businesses and restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic, restoring passenger train service to Royersford and Pottstown, enacting education reform, and fighting for property tax relief. Read more

 

Dec. 30 update: Grants Continue Pottstown Progress

(Dec 30, 2020)

I am incredibly proud of everything that's been happening with Pottstown's revitalization, and I know that seeing these three projects happen will have a transformative effect on the borough and continue the great momentum that we're seeing. Read more

 

Ciresi, Snyder reintroduce bill to assist ultra-small businesses during the pandemic

(Dec 30, 2020)

The bill would create a $50 million grant program for Pennsylvania’s smallest businesses, which make no more than $3 million in gross annual receipts or employ up to 30 full-time employees. Read more

 

Ciresi announces $3.5 million in RACP grants for Pottstown redevelopment, Laurel House

(Dec 23, 2020)

"As a strong believer in Pottstown's potential, I have long been championing state support for redevelopment efforts there," Ciresi said. "This landmark investment in these important projects will transform vacant and underutilized properties, creating jobs and continuing the remarkable progress we've already seen in Pottstown." Read more

 

Ciresi surpasses $15 million in grant funding for his district in 2019-20 term

(Dec 23, 2020)

“Securing financial assistance for the people and businesses of this district is a responsibility I take very seriously. Finding the funding has been especially crucial this year during the COVID-19 pandemic, and during the 2021-22 term, I will continue my commitment to push for additional small business and restaurant grants as well as additional district funding for education, transportation infrastructure and redevelopment.” Read more

 

Lawmakers eye struggling restaurant industry for relief

(Dec 22, 2020)

“If the roof on your house is collapsing, and you have the money for an emergency, you use it. This is the emergency,” Rep. Ciresi said. Read more

 

Reps. Ciresi, Davis reintroduce legislation to provide financial relief to local bars, restaurants

(Dec 18, 2020)

“It was disappointing that, with over 50 co-sponsors, a bill aimed at providing direct relief to our state’s most landmark institutions failed to receive consideration while we still had CARES Act money,” Ciresi said. “But Rep. Davis and I rolled up our sleeves, improved this legislation and are hopeful this version will earn consideration. Because, at the end of the day, it’s the people who work at and own our local restaurants, bars and catering halls who need this assistance, and they need it as soon as possible.” Read more

 

Dec. 18 update: Ensuring Bars & Restaurants Get the Relief they Deserve

(Dec 18, 2020)

I've teamed with Rep. Tina Davis on legislation we're introducing, Montco has restarted a grant program, and I am promoting gift cards as a way to help. The food service industry needs our support. Read more

 

Ciresi: Show your support for our frontline healthcare workers and our restaurant industry this holiday season with gift cards

(Dec 14, 2020)

“A lot of these frontline workers don’t have time to eat,” Ciresi said. “These gift cards will help support those nurses, doctors, hospital workers, and others in the medical community, while providing needed revenue to the mom and pop restaurants and bars that are struggling under the most recent closure orders.” Read more

 

Dec. 11 update: Pottstown PennDOT Photo License Center Relocating; New Mitigation Efforts; PPE Kits for Small Businesses

(Dec 11, 2020)

Governor Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced new mitigation measures in response to the recent sharp increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Read more

 

Ciresi announces $600K for intersection safety improvement in Trappe

(Dec 07, 2020)

“The issues with this troublesome intersection in Trappe will be addressed through this state funding, an investment with safety and traffic flow at its core,” Ciresi said. “I’m grateful to PennDOT and all who worked to secure this crucial funding.” Read more

 

Nov. 25 update: Voting ‘no’ on the state budget; Local CTE grants; Easing tax burdens for local businesses

(Nov 25, 2020)

In response to the rising positive cases and hospitalizations relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in anticipation of large crowds, the state announced new restrictions for Thanksgiving Eve. Read more

 

Jan. 22 update: Latest Updates on Unemployment Compensation and COVID-19 Vaccinations
1 day ago

Jan. 15 update: New committee and leadership assignments; MLK Day on Monday
Jan 15, 2021

Ciresi appointed to Education Committee, highlights goals for term
Jan 14, 2021

Ciresi named vice chair of Policy Committee
Jan 12, 2021

Jan. 8 update: A week of mixed emotions
Jan 08, 2021

Ciresi Works to Put People Before Politics
Jan 08, 2021

Ciresi highlights completion of PennDOT study on Reading-Philadelphia rail service
Jan 07, 2021

Ciresi Sworn In for 2nd Term, Lays Out Priorities
Jan 06, 2021

Ciresi sworn in to begin second term as state representative
Jan 05, 2021

Dec. 30 update: Grants Continue Pottstown Progress
Dec 30, 2020

Ciresi, Snyder reintroduce bill to assist ultra-small businesses during the pandemic
Dec 30, 2020

Ciresi announces $3.5 million in RACP grants for Pottstown redevelopment, Laurel House
Dec 23, 2020

Ciresi surpasses $15 million in grant funding for his district in 2019-20 term
Dec 23, 2020

Lawmakers eye struggling restaurant industry for relief
Dec 22, 2020

Reps. Ciresi, Davis reintroduce legislation to provide financial relief to local bars, restaurants
Dec 18, 2020

Dec. 18 update: Ensuring Bars & Restaurants Get the Relief they Deserve
Dec 18, 2020

Ciresi: Show your support for our frontline healthcare workers and our restaurant industry this holiday season with gift cards
Dec 14, 2020

Dec. 11 update: Pottstown PennDOT Photo License Center Relocating; New Mitigation Efforts; PPE Kits for Small Businesses
Dec 11, 2020

Ciresi announces $600K for intersection safety improvement in Trappe
Dec 07, 2020

Nov. 25 update: Voting ‘no’ on the state budget; Local CTE grants; Easing tax burdens for local businesses
Nov 25, 2020