CFA accepting applications through May 31

(Jan 31, 2019)

RIDLEY PARK, Jan. 31 — State Rep. Dave Delloso announced that from Feb. 1 through May 31 the Commonwealth Financing Authority is accepting applications for the programs it administers . CFA board approval of applications is anticipated at its September 2019 meeting. “These state grants help improve quality of life for all by funding improvements throughout the district,” Delloso said. “My staff and I are happy to help entities such as municipalities, communities, businesses and organizations apply for a share of the funding.” CFA is accepting applications for the following programs: Abandoned Mine Drainage Abatement and Treatment Program - Grants are used for abatement of AMD and/or treatment of AMD through treatment facility system construction. Grants may also be awarded for treatment system repair, upgrade or operation and maintenance of existing passive and active treatment systems. Baseline Water Quality Data Program - Grants are used to fund statewide initiatives to establish baseline water quality data on private water supplies. Flood Mitigation Program - Grants are used to fund statewide initiatives to assist with flood mitigation projects. Greenways, Trails, and Recreation Program - Grants are used for planning, acquisition, development, rehabilitation and repair of greenways, recreational trails, open space, parks and beautification projects. Orphan and Abandoned Well Plugging - Read more

 

Delloso appointed to four House committees

(Jan 29, 2019)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 29 – State Rep. Dave Delloso, D-Delaware, today announced he was appointed to serve on four House committees for the 2019-20 legislative session. The freshman representative will serve on the Finance, Gaming, Liquor Control and Game and Fisheries committees. “I am honored to serve on these committees,” Delloso said. “I will work hard to ensure the residents of Delaware County are well-represented on issues that would affect them.” There are 24 standing committees in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The committee system allows legislators to assess and amend legislation and evaluate important issues before bringing bills to the full House for a vote. Delloso represents the 162 nd District in Delaware County. Read more

 

Delloso to host open house Jan. 31

(Jan 24, 2019)

RIDLEY PARK, Jan. 24 – State Rep. Dave Delloso, D-Delaware, invites residents to his open house from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 31 at his district office at 605 E. Chester Pike, Ridley Park, 19078. “I welcome all residents, local leaders and business owners to come by and learn about all that my office can do for them,” Delloso said. “My staff can help them navigate government services to improve their lives and communities. I look forward to meeting and hearing from my constituents directly about the issues that matter the most to them.” Delloso said he and his staff will be available to discuss the ways his office can connect people to state-related programs and services, such as the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program and the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. They will also provide updates and information on how to get a Real ID in Pennsylvania. No RSVP is required. For more information, contact Delloso’ office at (610) 534-1002. Read more

 

Delloso sets priorities for first term in state House

(Jan 01, 2019)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 1 – During a ceremony at the state Capitol today opening the 203rd legislative session, Rep. Dave Delloso took the oath of office to begin his first term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Delloso’s legislative agenda will focus on enacting the House Democrats’ legislative plan for working families, # Plan4PA , by developing quality schools through a fair funding formula; creating a fair economy by closing the Delaware Loophole, doubling the corporate income tax on all corporations with over $10 million in annual Pennsylvania revenue, and enacting an extraction tax; freezing property taxes on seniors; and bringing good-paying jobs to Pennsylvania. “The residents of the 162 nd have sent me to Harrisburg to fight for quality schools, a fair economy and good jobs. We must make sure that education funding is dispersed in a more equitable way, end tax loopholes, freeze property taxes on seniors, and bring good-paying jobs to Pennsylvania,” Delloso said. Delloso’s constituent service office is up and running at 605 E. Chester Pike, Ridley Park, Pa. 19078. Delloso also invites people to visit his website – www.pahouse.com/Delloso – which has links to information on state services and includes a form that allows constituents to email him. He also maintains a legislative Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RepDaveDelloso and Twitter feed @RepDelloso . Read more

 

Veterans services

(Dec 01, 2018)

Below are a number of programs and services available to help veterans and their families. Please share this list with any veterans in your life. Veterans Temporary Assistance Temporary help is available for veterans and their beneficiaries who need aid for essentials such as shelter, fuel, clothing and food. If eligible, a veteran or their beneficiary can qualify for up to $1,600 in a 12-month period. The Disabled Veterans Real Estate Tax Exemption Program Any honorably discharged veteran who is 100 percent disabled, a resident of Pennsylvania and has financial need can apply for this program, which provides real estate tax exemption on principal dwellings. Educational Gratuity Program Children of honorably discharged veterans with service-connected disabilities or children of veterans who died in service during a period of war or armed conflict qualify for up to $500 per semester/term to help defray educational costs. Military Family Relief Assistance Program Eligible Pennsylvania service members and their family members who have a direct and immediate financial need as a result of circumstances beyond their control can apply for up to $3,500 in grants. This program is available for active and past service members. Veterans’ Trust Fund Grant Program Grants are available for veterans’ services organizations, non-profit organizations with a mission of serving Pennsylvania veterans, individual eligible counties and the State Read more

 

Heating aid via LIHEAP now open

(Dec 01, 2018)

The 2018-2019 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program – LIHEAP – is accepting applications for heating assistance grants. LIHEAP offers cash grants of $200 to $1,000 that are sent directly to the utility company to defray heating costs for eligible households, and crisis benefits of up to $600 for households in immediate danger of being without heat. Remember: These are grants and do not have to be repaid. This season’s income guidelines for both LIHEAP cash and crisis grants are $18,210 for an individual, $24,690 for couples and increases for each additional person in the household. Please click here for more LIHEAP information. Please consider visiting my office if you need help filing a LIHEAP application. Besides my office, LIHEAP information is available by: Contacting local County Assistance offices by phone or in person. Calling the LIHEAP Client Helpline at 1-866-857-7095 or PA Relay at 711 for the hearing impaired. Applying online at https://www.compass.state.pa.us . Read more