Medicare help available June 10 at Flynn’s office

(Jun 04, 2019)

SCRANTON, June 4 – Older residents with questions about Medicare or health insurance coverage should visit state Rep. Marty Flynn’s office during his monthly outreach next week. Read more

 

Helping families prepare for the future

(May 20, 2019)

Parents often find themselves bending over backwards and then some to make sure their children are properly cared for and growing up to be happy and healthy. Read more

 

REAL IDs are now available

(May 16, 2019)

As you may know, REAL ID is now available for Pennsylvanians who want one. Effective October 1, 2020, Pennsylvanians will need a REAL ID to enter federal facilities that require identification, a military installation and board a domestic commercial flight. To get your REAL ID, gather the following documents: Proof of identity: (original or certified copy of a birth certificate or valid, unexpired U.S. Passport or passport card. Social Security Card Two proofs of current, physical PA address: examples include current, unexpired PA license or ID, PA vehicle registration, auto insurance card, or utility bill with the same name and address. Proof of all legal name changes: Certified marriage certificate, court order or divorce decree issued by your county’s family court. Visit one of the 12 PennDOT REAL ID Centers to receive your REAL ID at the time of service or your local PennDOT Driver License Center to receive your REAL ID within 15 business days. You DO NOT need a REAL ID to: Drive. Vote. Access hospitals. Visit the post office. Access federal courts. Apply for or receive federal benefits, such as Social Security or veterans’ benefits. A REAL ID driver's license or photo ID costs a one-time fee of $30, plus a renewal fee ($30.50 for a four-year, non-commercial driver's license or photo ID). More information on REAL ID is available here . Read more

 

Veterans outreach May 22 at Scranton office

(May 13, 2019)

SCRANTON, May 13 – Area veterans are invited to take part in the monthly support program next week at the office of state Rep. Marty Flynn. Read more

 

Medicare help available May 13 at Flynn’s office

(May 06, 2019)

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

 

Flynn hosting free shredding event April 27

(Apr 18, 2019)

SCRANTON, April 18 – State Rep. Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna, will sponsor a free shredding event for residents in the 113 th Legislative District from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at his district office in Jay’s Commons, 409 N. Main Ave. “As residents continue their spring cleaning, they may want to safely dispose of sensitive records and documents,” Flynn said. “My office is happy to again offer this free shredding event, which is an environmentally friendly way to protect your identity from fraud.” Residents are encouraged to bring any documents that contain personal information, such as Social Security numbers, credit card statements and applications, medical records, banking statements, canceled checks, income tax information, insurance records and retirement or pension fund information. Flynn noted there is a limit of three boxes or trash bags per person and that the event is open only to residents in the 113 th Legislative District. Papers with metal clips, metal binding and leather or plastic covers will not be accepted. Residents wanting more information can call Flynn’s office at 570-342-4348. Read more

 

Flynn bill would exempt Olympic winnings from taxes

(Apr 16, 2019)

HARRISBURG, April 16 – The state House of Representatives today unanimously passed a bill that would exempt from state income taxes prize winnings and medals received for competing in the Olympic Games or Paralympic Games, according to the bill’s author, Rep. Marty Flynn. Read more

 

Flynn hosting veterans outreach April 24

(Apr 15, 2019)

SCRANTON, April 15 – Area veterans are invited to take part in the monthly support program next week at the office of state Rep. Marty Flynn. Read more

 

From our State Rep.: Don’t tax Olympic athletes’ medals

(Apr 08, 2019)

Every two years, countries from around the world come together to celebrate and compete during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Read more

 

Monthly Medicare help available April 8

(Apr 01, 2019)

SCRANTON, April 1 – Older residents with questions about Medicare or health insurance coverage should visit state Rep. Marty Flynn’s office during his monthly outreach next week. Read more

 

Flynn: More than $1.1 million in state funding awarded to Lackawanna County projects and organizations

(Mar 26, 2019)

SCRANTON, March 26 – State Rep. Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna, today announced an estimated $1,184,217 in state funding will be coming to Lackawanna County for a wide range of projects and organizations. “I am proud to share that funding will be coming to important projects and organizations in our community,” Flynn said. “These projects, ranging from veteran housing and police vehicles to Little League baseball and ballet, are important to the fabric of our communities and ensure each and every one of us is gaining the most out of living here in Lackawanna County.” The recipients of these grants are as follows: $351,000 to Lackawanna County Commissioners for the Lackawanna Avenue Renovation Project in Scranton. $200,000 to the Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Railroad Authority to assist with the Lackawanna County Cut-Off Passenger Restoration Project. $80,000 to the Civic Ballet Company of Scrnaton to remove and install new roofing. $78,960 to NeighborWorks Northeast Pennsylvania for redevelopment projects in West Scranton. $70,000 to the Scranton Police Department for its Canine Unit. $50,000 to VFW Post 25 for the construction of the Scranton Memorial Park Monument. $60,000 to South Abington Township for maintenance trucks and police vehicles. $50,000 to Victor Alfieri Society for building renovations and roof repairs. $36,066 to the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple for elevator repairs. $35,000 Read more

 

Veterans outreach March 27 at Scranton office

(Mar 18, 2019)

SCRANTON, March 18 – Area veterans are invited to take part in the monthly support program next week at the office of state Rep. Marty Flynn. Read more

 

Rep. Marty Flynn: Money really is growing on trees

(Mar 14, 2019)

There’s money growing all around us, and it can help save our state budget. Read more

 

Over $4 million in financial aid awarded in Flynn's district

(Mar 07, 2019)

HARRISBURG, March 7 – State Rep. Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna, said he is pleased that 140,000 full- and part-time students in his legislative district have received $4,216 million in Pennsylvania High Education Assistance Agency grants for the 2018-19 award year. Flynn, a member of the state House Appropriations Committee, said every dollar appropriated by the General Assembly goes to students, since PHEAA pays all the costs to administer all state programs that the General Assembly has legislated, at no expense to taxpayers. “I am proud of the financial awards given to students in my district in helping them pursue their goals of higher education,” Flynn said. “Education of any kind is a significant contributor towards improving our quality of life and we need to invest more.” Flynn said the financial aid assistance to the 113 th Legislative District includes: Institutional Assistance Grants Program, $541,398 Ready to Succeed Scholarship Program, $18,900 Pennsylvania State Grant Program, $2.7 million Public Service Initiatives are as follows: PHEAA’S Cost to Administer State Programs, $142,815 PA State Grant Supplement, $751,265 Pennsylvania Targeted Industry Program, $16,488 Flynn said for the upcoming year, PHEAA Board of Directors has requested $398 million for the Pennsylvania State Grant Program, which is a $95 million increase over the Commonwealth’s previous Read more

 

Medicare help available March 11 at district office

(Mar 04, 2019)

SCRANTON, March 4 – Older residents with questions about Medicare or health insurance coverage should visit state Rep. Marty Flynn’s office during his monthly outreach next week. Read more

 

Flynn: Raise The Minimum Wage In PA

(Feb 27, 2019)

During a House budget hearing in Harrisburg, state Rep. Marty Flynn discussed the importance of raising the minimum wage with the PA Department of Community and Economic Development. Read more

 

Proposed budget aims to help Pennsylvania’s future

(Feb 26, 2019)

Recently, Gov. Tom Wolf held his annual state budget address in Harrisburg to discuss his proposed budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year. Read more

 

Flynn Looks for Updates on the Fight Against Opioids

(Feb 25, 2019)

At a budget hearing in Harrisburg, Pa. state Rep. Marty Flynn questions Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine about the state's ongoing efforts to curb the opioid epidemic. Read more

 

Veterans outreach Feb. 27 at Flynn’s office

(Feb 19, 2019)

SCRANTON, Feb. 19 – Area veterans are invited to take part in the monthly support program next week at the office of state Rep. Marty Flynn. Read more

 

Flynn Fights to Protect Independent Pharmacies

(Feb 13, 2019)

At a budget hearing in Harrisburg, Pa. state Rep. Marty Flynn questions Auditor General Eugene DePasquale about the need for more accountability for pharmacy benefit managers and their effect on independent pharmacies. Read more