Frankel, Women’s Health Caucus decry focus on abortion bans

(Mar 18, 2021)

Hearings a missed opportunity to improve Pa.’s maternal health Read more

 

Frankel applauds House passage of bike lane bill named in memory of Pittsburgher

(Mar 17, 2021)

Susan’s and Emily’s Law would allow municipalities to create protected bicycle lanes Read more

 

Allegheny County rental relief program now accepting applications

(Mar 15, 2021)

HARRISBURG, March 15 – Financial assistance is now available to help Allegheny County residents struggling to pay rent or utilities during the COVID-19 pandemic as part of a program that is partially funded by legislation members of the Allegheny County Democratic Delegation helped to pass. The Allegheny County Emergency Rental Assistance program has a total of $79.9 million to distribute to eligible county residents. Of that funding, $43 million came from Act 1 of 2021, which Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law last month. Eligibility requirements for the program include: having at least one person who qualifies for unemployment, has lost income or suffered financially due to COVID-19. being at risk of experiencing homelessness. having a total income below 80% of the Area Median Income for Allegheny County. ACDD Chairman state Rep. Austin Davis, as well as state Reps. Jessica Benham, Dan Deasy, Tony DeLuca, Dan Frankel, Ed Gainey, Sara Innamorato, Emily Kinkead, Anita Kulik, Summer Lee, Brandon Markosek, Robert Matzie, Dan Miller, Nick Pisciottano and Jake Wheatley, issued the following statement: “People living in Allegheny County have been struggling for over a year during this pandemic. This program has been a long time coming and helps provide direct relief to those who’ve been scrambling to pay their rent and bills during this Read more

 

Sen. Costa, Rep. Frankel: $1.5 million in security grants awarded to local nonprofits at risk of being targeted

(Mar 10, 2021)

Grants stem from legislation lawmakers championed in 2019 Read more

 

Frankel lauds plans for vaccine registry, encourages ongoing equity efforts

(Feb 24, 2021)

State Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, sent a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf and Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam Wednesday afternoon urging them to continue moving forward with plans to create a statewide COVID-19 vaccine registry Read more

 

Frankel, Democratic Health Committee members prioritize healthcare equality and access; abortion rights headed into 2021

(Feb 09, 2021)

‘Health care is a human right, and we have a long way to go to fulfill that promise’ Read more

 

Frankel hails federal nomination of Dr. Levine

(Jan 19, 2021)

‘Her science-led leadership has soothed a frightened public’ Read more

 

Costa, Frankel: $1.1 million grant to protect Pittsburgh Jewish faith community

(Dec 28, 2020)

Lawmakers ‘lament’ need for security, but pledge to ensure safety Read more

 

Frankel proposes bill to ensure vaccination of workers of long-term care facilities

(Dec 07, 2020)

Bill would require workers to receive COVID vaccination when available Read more

 

State lawmakers call for end to family deportations from Berks ICE facility

(Dec 02, 2020)

Legislators ask for release of families, children in face of COVID pandemic, unsanitary conditions Read more

 

Frankel calls on GOP to end baseless political attacks, focus on pandemic

(Dec 01, 2020)

Lawmaker says Pennsylvanians need tangible relief, not rhetoric this holiday season Read more

 

Frankel: Legislature must set example on masking

(Nov 23, 2020)

"Pennsylvanians deserve better from their leaders" Read more

 

Coalition Against Hate calls for renewed commitment to struggle against hate, fear

(Oct 27, 2020)

Coalition is comprised of lawmakers, religious and civil groups Read more

 

Frankel, community mark anti-Semitic attack, remember those lost

(Oct 27, 2020)

Urges General Assembly to act against rise in hate crimes Read more

 

Frankel: Hate incidents continue to show need for action

(Oct 13, 2020)

Urges House, Senate leadership to enact hate crime legislation Read more

 

Frankel: Will House Rs take COVID-19 seriously?

(Oct 01, 2020)

News of lawmaker’s positive test comes amid contentious committee hearing Read more

 

Obscure building code blocks bathroom access in Allegheny County

(Sep 21, 2020)

State Rep. Dan Frankel organizes coalition seeking to change regulations Read more

 

Phipps awarded $380,000 grant to help fund renovations

(Sep 16, 2020)

By investing in these necessary repairs today, we are helping to preserve this cultural treasure for future generations Read more

 

Frankel: Legislature must take action to address health inequalities during pandemic

(Aug 13, 2020)

Disparity report suggests numerous concrete actions legislature can adopt Read more

 

Frankel: Republicans shut down debate on constitutional amendment

(Jul 13, 2020)

Majority’s actions akin to ‘bulldozing over’ discussion, debates Read more

 

Frankel, Women’s Health Caucus decry focus on abortion bans
Mar 18, 2021

Frankel applauds House passage of bike lane bill named in memory of Pittsburgher
Mar 17, 2021

Allegheny County rental relief program now accepting applications
Mar 15, 2021

Sen. Costa, Rep. Frankel: $1.5 million in security grants awarded to local nonprofits at risk of being targeted
Mar 10, 2021

Frankel lauds plans for vaccine registry, encourages ongoing equity efforts
Feb 24, 2021

Frankel, Democratic Health Committee members prioritize healthcare equality and access; abortion rights headed into 2021
Feb 09, 2021

Frankel hails federal nomination of Dr. Levine
Jan 19, 2021

Costa, Frankel: $1.1 million grant to protect Pittsburgh Jewish faith community
Dec 28, 2020

Frankel proposes bill to ensure vaccination of workers of long-term care facilities
Dec 07, 2020

State lawmakers call for end to family deportations from Berks ICE facility
Dec 02, 2020

Frankel calls on GOP to end baseless political attacks, focus on pandemic
Dec 01, 2020

Frankel: Legislature must set example on masking
Nov 23, 2020

Coalition Against Hate calls for renewed commitment to struggle against hate, fear
Oct 27, 2020

Frankel, community mark anti-Semitic attack, remember those lost
Oct 27, 2020

Frankel: Hate incidents continue to show need for action
Oct 13, 2020

Frankel: Will House Rs take COVID-19 seriously?
Oct 01, 2020

Obscure building code blocks bathroom access in Allegheny County
Sep 21, 2020

Phipps awarded $380,000 grant to help fund renovations
Sep 16, 2020

Frankel: Legislature must take action to address health inequalities during pandemic
Aug 13, 2020

Frankel: Republicans shut down debate on constitutional amendment
Jul 13, 2020