Two key labor bills pass state House, head to state Senate for consideration

(Oct 18, 2023)

House Bill 1751, sponsored by state Rep. Kyle Donahue, D-Lackawanna, would strengthen the state’s Construction Workplace Misclassification Act by increasing penalties for contractors who misclassify workers and allow the state attorney general and district attorneys to investigate and prosecute worker misclassification. Read more

 

Educational, Environmental, Public Safety, and Redevelopment Grant Opportunities

(Oct 11, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that are open for applications. Read more

 

State Grant Programs Open For Application (10/03/2023)

(Oct 03, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

State Grant Programs Open For Application (09/19/2023)

(Sep 19, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

Donahue Joins Lackawanna Joint Senior Expo

(Sep 13, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Kyle T. Donahue joined several colleagues in co-hosting the Lackawanna County Joint Senior Expo in Scranton. This was his first time helping to host this great event, bringing together over 70+ vendors from around the state to provide information on vital services to the community. Read more

 

State Grant Programs Open For Application (09/05/2023)

(Sep 05, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

Testifiers detail opportunities for passenger rail expansion in Pennsylvania

(Aug 30, 2023)

Testifiers detailed potential projects for the House Majority Policy Committee during a hearing Wednesday morning to discuss the importance of passenger rail in Pennsylvania, and what leaders can do to get the commonwealth back on track. Read more

 

House Majority Policy Committee explores Scranton to New York City rail opportunities

(Aug 30, 2023)

Reps. Bridget Kosierowski and Kyle Donahue hosted the hearing to give the committee more details about the proposed train from Scranton to Manhattan. Read more

 

Democratic state House hearing in Lackawanna County focused on rail service

(Aug 30, 2023)

The Policy Committee heard about restoring passenger rail service routes in Pennsylvania, specifically between Scranton and New York City. State Reps. Bridget Kosierowski and Kyle Donahue hosted the event. Read more

 

Scranton to NYC train a 'once-in-a-generation' opportunity, leaders tell state House members

(Aug 30, 2023)

Reps. Bridget Kosierowski, D-114, Waverly Twp., and Kyle Donahue, D-113, Scranton, co-hosted the hearing. “This is our moment to get this done,” Donahue said. Read more

 

PENNSYLVANIA STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

(Aug 24, 2023)

PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Economic Development: Keystone Communities Program Who May Apply : Units of local government, redevelopment and/or housing authorities, nonprofit organizations to include economic development organizations, housing corporations, etc., community development corporations, business improvement districts, neighborhood improvement districts, and similar organizations incorporated as authorities. Use : Multiple uses, including: Planning grants (address a particular need or circumstance within a community, undertake a study relevant to an identified need, or study the results of implementing a specific activity) Implementation grants (assist designated KC program communities in implementing critical components of their approved Five-Year Strategy) Façade grants (to stimulate private investment in properties, foster an attractive environment, and preserve the architectural heritage of properties and communities. The grant funds may be used for primary street-facing, exterior building improvements in a defined target area of a downtown or neighborhood such as storefront signs, exterior façade painting, design assistance, etc.) Development grants (available to fund a variety of physical improvements, see program guidelines for full list) Public improvement grants (available to assist communities in a variety of development projects to help Read more

 

Donahue: More than $246,000 awarded to encourage healthy snacking in area schools

(Aug 16, 2023)

State Rep. Kyle Donahue today announced $246,240 in funding has been awarded to 10 area schools to provide fruits and vegetables to students under the federal Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. Read more

 

Infrastructure, Housing, Transportation, and Safety Funding Opportunities

(Jul 05, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

Donahue praises legislation that would better recognize efforts of our strategic allies

(Jun 29, 2023)

State Rep. Kyle Donahue today praised the passage of legislation to expand decoration eligibility for military members of friendly foreign nations. Read more

 

Donahue releases statement on the passage of a minimum wage bill

(Jun 20, 2023)

State Rep. Kyle Donahue today applauded the House passage of legislation (House Bill 1500) that would increase the minimum wage in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Infrastructure, Housing, and Safety Funding Opportunities

(Jun 16, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

Donahue, Kosierowski announce $1.64 million in state grants

(May 16, 2023)

“It makes me proud to have cooperated with my colleagues in the House and Senate to secure these grants for the area I represent,” Donahue said. “Because the grants are competitive, any funding that I don’t acquire for Lackawanna County, will inevitably go somewhere else in the state.” 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

 

Donahue, Kosierowski announce $4.16 million in state grants

(Mar 16, 2023)

“As a previous member of Scranton City Council, I always welcomed state dollars that could help projects in the city become a reality. Now that I am working at the state level, I am proud to advocate for Lackawanna County and the municipalities that I represent so they can see their share of grant funding returned to them,” said Donahue. Read more

 

Donahue: Investments that Provide Relief

(Mar 09, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Kyle Donahue is happy to see the governor fighting for kids across the state to have the same opportunities to succeed. At the same time, he's excited to see the governor’s budget proposal make investments that provide property tax relief and incentives to recruit fire, EMS, and first responders. Read more

 

Two key labor bills pass state House, head to state Senate for consideration
Oct 18, 2023

Educational, Environmental, Public Safety, and Redevelopment Grant Opportunities
Oct 11, 2023

State Grant Programs Open For Application (10/03/2023)
Oct 03, 2023

State Grant Programs Open For Application (09/19/2023)
Sep 19, 2023

Donahue Joins Lackawanna Joint Senior Expo
Sep 13, 2023

State Grant Programs Open For Application (09/05/2023)
Sep 05, 2023

Testifiers detail opportunities for passenger rail expansion in Pennsylvania
Aug 30, 2023

House Majority Policy Committee explores Scranton to New York City rail opportunities
Aug 30, 2023

Democratic state House hearing in Lackawanna County focused on rail service
Aug 30, 2023

Scranton to NYC train a 'once-in-a-generation' opportunity, leaders tell state House members
Aug 30, 2023

PENNSYLVANIA STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS
Aug 24, 2023

Donahue: More than $246,000 awarded to encourage healthy snacking in area schools
Aug 16, 2023

Infrastructure, Housing, Transportation, and Safety Funding Opportunities
Jul 05, 2023

Donahue praises legislation that would better recognize efforts of our strategic allies
Jun 29, 2023

Donahue releases statement on the passage of a minimum wage bill
Jun 20, 2023

Infrastructure, Housing, and Safety Funding Opportunities
Jun 16, 2023

Donahue, Kosierowski announce $1.64 million in state grants
May 16, 2023

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

Donahue, Kosierowski announce $4.16 million in state grants
Mar 16, 2023

Donahue: Investments that Provide Relief
Mar 09, 2023