Flynn says community helped sway decision to keep NEPA prisons open

(Jan 26, 2017)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 26 – Rep. Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna, praised today’s decision by the Wolf administration to keep the three prisons open in northeastern Pennsylvania that had been considered for closure. Read more


Flynn gains post on influential Appropriations Committee

(Jan 24, 2017)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 24 – State Rep. Marty Flynn has been appointed to the powerful House Appropriations Committee for the 2017-18 legislative session. Read more


Unemployment Compensation Assistance

(Jan 20, 2017)

Get more info on what you can do now that several Unemployment Compensation Service Centers have closed and longer wait times are being experienced by those looking for help. Read more


Property taxes top priority as Flynn begins third term

(Jan 03, 2017)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 3 – During a ceremony at the state Capitol opening the 2017-18 legislative session, Rep. Marty Flynn today was sworn in to begin his third term fighting for the residents of Lackawanna County. Read more


License Your Dog in PA

(Dec 22, 2016)

All dogs three months or older must be licensed by Jan. 1 of each year. Violators can be cited with a maximum fine of $300 per violation plus court costs. An annual license is $8.50 and a lifetime license is $51.50. If the animal is spayed or neutered, the annual fee is $6.50 and lifetime is $31.50. Discounts are available to older adults and people with disabilities. The small license fee helps the millions of dogs in the state by funding the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement. Dog licenses are available from your local county treasurer and other licensing agents. Reasons for dog licensing: It’s the law. All dogs three months or older must have a current license. If your dog gets lost, a license is the best way to get him back. A license helps animal control and shelters identify your dog and get him back home safely. The cost of a license is less than the penalty for being caught without one. Owners who fail to license their dogs could face a fine of up to $300 for each unlicensed dog. License fees support animal control. The annual fee you pay to license your dog helps keep shelters running and supports the work of the Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement, which is responsible for ensuring the welfare of dogs, regulating dangerous dogs and overseeing annual licensing and rabies vaccinations. Read more


2016-17 Pennsylvania Grant & Resource Directory

(Oct 19, 2016)

This resource includes a general overview of helpful government programs along with deadlines and contact information. Read more


Lackawanna River Heritage Trail benefits from $463,179 state grant

(Oct 14, 2016)

SCRANTON, Oct. 14 – State Rep. Marty Flynn said a $463,179 grant announced today by PennDOT will help to connect the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail to Lackawanna Avenue. Read more


Flynn welcomes state investment in Lackawanna College project

(Oct 03, 2016)

SCRANTON, Oct. 3 – State Rep. Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna, offered the following comment regarding today’s $3 million grant announced by Gov. Tom Wolf for expansion at Lackawanna College. Read more


Recycling more electronics focus of Flynn legislation

(Sep 09, 2016)

HARRISBURG, Sept. 9 – Electronics manufacturers would be required to recycle more of their devices, under legislation recently introduced by state Rep. Marty Flynn. Read more


Agenda announced for Flynn hearing on drug epidemic

(Aug 22, 2016)

SCRANTON, Aug. 22 – State Rep. Marty Flynn announced the current agenda for the upcoming public hearing on the drug epidemic he is hosting of the House Democratic and Republican Policy committees, chaired respectively by state Rep. Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, and state Rep. Kerry Benninghoff, R-Centre. Read more


Summer 2016

(Aug 17, 2016)

Legislative Update Summer 2016 Read more


4th Annual Senior Fair 2016

(Aug 17, 2016)

FREE Senior Fair, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 at St. Joseph’s Hall, Divine Mercy Parish, 312 Davis St., Scranton Read more


Veterans outreach Aug. 24 at Flynn’s office

(Aug 16, 2016)

SCRANTON, Aug. 16 – Area veterans are invited to take part in the monthly support program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 24 at state Rep. Marty Flynn's office. Read more


Flynn holding free Senior Fair on Aug. 26

(Aug 16, 2016)

SCRANTON, Aug. 16 – Older residents of the 113th Legislative District are invited to state Rep. Marty Flynn’s fourth annual Senior Fair. Read more


Flynn hosting state hearing on drug epidemic

(Aug 11, 2016)

SCRANTON, Aug. 11 – Responding to the alarming rate of heroin and prescription drug overdoses affecting the area, state Rep. Marty Flynn will host an Aug. 31 public hearing of the House Democratic and Republican Policy committees. Read more


South Abington outreach Aug. 17 for Flynn

(Aug 08, 2016)

SCRANTON, Aug. 8 – A staffer from state Rep. Marty Flynn's office will provide outreach assistance next week in South Abington Township. Read more


Medicare help available Aug. 8 at Flynn’s office

(Aug 02, 2016)

SCRANTON, Aug. 2 – Older residents with questions about Medicare or health insurance coverage should visit state Rep. Marty Flynn’s office during his monthly outreach Monday, Aug. 8. Read more


Veterans outreach July 27 at Flynn’s office

(Jul 20, 2016)

SCRANTON, July 20 – Area veterans are invited to take part in the monthly support program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 27 at the office of state Rep. Marty Flynn. Read more


Industrial hemp research program sent to governor

(Jul 10, 2016)

HARRISBURG, July 10 – The state House of Representatives today unanimously passed, and sent to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk, legislation including language sponsored by Rep. Marty Flynn that would establish an industrial hemp research pilot program in Pennsylvania. Read more


Medicare help available Monday at Flynn’s office

(Jul 06, 2016)

SCRANTON, July 6 – Older residents with questions about Medicare or health insurance coverage should visit state Rep. Marty Flynn’s office during his monthly outreach Monday, July 11. Read more