Harrisburg Happenings, Community Events, and More!

(Jun 03, 2022)

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Harrisburg Happenings, Community Events, and More!

(May 27, 2022)

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Frankel joins Democratic leaders in push to move gun safety bills

(May 25, 2022)

Democratic lawmakers file petitions to force votes on gun bills despite entrenched Republican obstructionism Read more

 

Harrisburg Happenings, Community Events, and More!

(May 20, 2022)

This week I co-sponsored the Growing Greener Legislative Package. This bill would provide the necessary authority and funding for administrative agencies to protect Pennsylvania’s water, land, forests, and other natural resources, stimulate economic growth in our communities, and improve the quality of life for all Pennsylvanians. Read more

 

Harrisburg Happenings, Community Events, and More!

(May 06, 2022)

On Monday evening, an initial draft of the United State Supreme Court’s opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade was leaked. Read more

 

Frankel: No equality without reproductive freedom

(May 03, 2022)

Vows to continue to fight for abortion access in PA Read more

 

Harrisburg Happenings, Community Events, and More!

(Apr 29, 2022)

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Harrisburg Happenings, Community Events, and More!

(Apr 22, 2022)

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Sen. Costa, Rep Frankel: $500,000-plus awarded to local religious nonprofits for security, safety

(Apr 14, 2022)

Grants stem from legislation lawmakers championed in 2019 Read more

 

Harrisburg Happenings, Community Events, and More!

(Apr 14, 2022)

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Harrisburg Happenings, Community Events, and More!

(Apr 08, 2022)

The latest from Rep. Frankel Read more

 

Frankel, Costa unveil ‘Protecting Workers from Secondhand Smoke Act’

(Mar 16, 2022)

In an effort to strengthen health protections for Pennsylvania workers, state Rep. Dan Frankel and state Sen. Jay Costa, both D-Allegheny, have introduced the Protecting Workers from Secondhand Smoke Act. Read more

 

Policy Hearing: Bridges to Harrisburg

(Mar 08, 2022)

To examine the status of the region’s bridges, identify the tools we have and need to maintain them, and assess the proper amount of funding needed, Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, the Pa. House Policy Committee, and lawmakers gathered in Pittsburgh for a hearing. Read more

 

SERS Board Cuts All Financial Ties with Russia

(Mar 04, 2022)

The board of Pennsylvania’s State Employees Retirement System unanimously agreed this morning to divest from any assets connected to Russia or Belarus. Read more

 

Frankel applauds governor’s 2022-2023 state budget proposal

(Feb 08, 2022)

State Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, responded to Gov. Tom Wolf’s final budget Tuesday with gratitude and relief. Read more

 

Frankel announces $400,000 for local building revitalization projects

(Jan 26, 2022)

State Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, announced $400,000 in state grant funding has been awarded to three local organizations to help complete building rehabilitation projects. Read more

 

Lawmakers to seek easier name-change process for LGBTQ+ Pennsylvanians

(Jan 20, 2022)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 20 – Members of the LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus are introducing legislation that would destigmatize and create a safer and easier name-change process for LGBTQ+ Pennsylvanians, especially transgender, non-binary and gender expansive people in the commonwealth. The Pennsylvania LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus is a bipartisan and bicameral caucus made up of members of the General Assembly whose mission is to advocate for equality for LGBTQ+ communities across Pennsylvania. Reps. Brian Sims, D-Phila., Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, and Sen. Katie Muth, D-Berks/Chester/Montgomery, are co-chairs of the caucus. Spurred by a Pennsylvania Senate Policy Committee hearing on the barriers in Pennsylvania for the transgender community in June 2021, members of the caucus worked with stakeholders to draft six key pieces of legislation to update Pennsylvania’s antiquated name change process and provide funding and safeguards for those seeking to change their name. The legislative package is being co-authored by Frankel and Muth, Reps. Nancy Guenst, D-Montgomery/Phila., Emily Kinkead, D-Allegheny, Ben Sanchez, D-Montgomery, Melissa Shusterman, D-Montgomery, and Joe Webster, D-Montgomery; and state Sens. Amanda Cappelletti, D-Delaware/Montgomery, Tim Kearney, D-Chester/Delaware, and Lindsey Williams, D-Allegheny. Co-sponsorship memorandums have been circulated and the LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus is calling on their colleagues in both chambers to sign onto these important Read more

 

Frankel announces $250,000 grant for Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

(Dec 30, 2021)

State Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, announced Thursday $250,000 in funding for Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens through a state grant program. Read more

 

Frankel applauds $29,000 ‘It’s on Us PA’ grant for Carnegie Mellon University

(Dec 10, 2021)

State Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, announced today Carnegie Mellon University is receiving $29,000 through the It’s on Us PA grant program, a statewide initiative working to combat sexual assault on college campuses. Read more