Homewood, Hunt Armory projects to receive state funding

(Nov 12, 2019)

Projects will support park area, pedestrian and bicycle access paths Read more

 

10/10/19 – Ending Assault Weapons Violence – Pittsburgh

(Oct 10, 2019)

Materials from a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing hosted by State Rep. Ed Gainey. Read more

 

Gainey to host Policy hearing on banning assault weapons Thursday in Pittsburgh

(Oct 07, 2019)

HARRISBURG, Oct. 7 – State Rep. Ed Gainey, D-Allegheny, will hold a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on his legislation, H.B. 307, an assault weapons ban. The hearing will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at the Homewood Library, 7101 Hamilton Ave. in Pittsburgh. Media coverage is invited. Gainey requested the hearing to explore how Pennsylvania can improve public safety by effectively banning the possession, purchase, transfer, and use or manufacture of assault weapons. He will be joined by state legislators from across the commonwealth. Testifiers will include: Dr. Raquel Forsythe , director of trauma, UPMC Presbyterian; Dr. Dana Kellerman , policy director, Squirrel Hill Stands Against Gun Violence; Rich Fitzgerald , Allegheny County executive; Erika Strassburger , Pittsburgh city councilwoman, District 8; Daniel Lavelle , Pittsburgh city councilman; Shira Goodman , executive director, CeasefirePA; and victims of gun violence Debra Short and Jason Hate . The hearing is part of a series being held across the state on House Democrats’ Plan4PA, which is focused on putting people first by growing good jobs, providing healthcare access, supporting quality schools and providing training for jobs in a fair economy. More information about the plan is available at www.plan4pa.com . Hearing materials are at www.pahouse.com/policycommittee . Read more

 

Gainey to host hearing on ending assault weapons violence

(Oct 03, 2019)

State Rep. Ed Gainey is hosting a public hearing with the House Democratic Policy Committee on ending assault weapon violence. Read more

 

Miller, Gainey to introduce legislation that would allow student-athletes to get paid

(Oct 01, 2019)

HARRISBURG, Oct. 1 – On Monday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law which will allow college student-athletes in the state to get fairly compensated for their work and effort. Pennsylvania now has a similar bill in the works, thanks to state Reps. Dan Miller and Ed Gainey, both D-Allegheny. Miller and Gainey made the announcement Monday afternoon, stating that in a time of billion-dollar television deals and video game products, the limitations placed on today’s college athletes are disproportionately harsh. “Athletes are forced to give up their rights and economic freedom while the colleges make hundreds of millions of dollars off of their talent and likeness,” Miller said. “This bill would help to balance the scales by allowing them to sign endorsements, earn compensation, and hire agents to represent their interests in exchange for the work they do, and the benefit provided to the college.” “Our student-athletes give their blood, sweat and tears to a sport they love, while colleges, universities and corporations reap the financial benefits of their work,” Gainey said. “If a college football head coach can earn $4.8 million for coaching ‘amateur student-athletes,’ and if corporations can earn billions of dollars using the players’ names and faces, then how is it not fair for them to earn some sort of financial compensation? The chances of a Read more

 

Gainey joins Wolf to call on legislature to act on decriminalization of marijuana

(Sep 25, 2019)

Calls governor’s report and call to action ‘the start of a new Pennsylvania’ Read more

 

Historic Highland Park Tunnel project to receive state grant

(Sep 17, 2019)

A project to restore an important and historic pedestrian connection in Pittsburgh’s Highland Park has been selected to receive a $75,000 state grant, Rep. Ed Gainey, D-Allegheny, announced today. Read more

 

Don't miss the 7th Annual Senior Fair!

(Sep 11, 2019)

On Wednesday, Sept. 18 I will be hosting my 7th annual senior fair at East Liberty Presbyterian Church from noon to 3 p.m. Read more

 

8/27/19 – Use of Police Force – Rankin

(Aug 29, 2019)

Materials from a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing hosted by State Rep. Summer Lee and State Rep. Ed Gainey. Read more

 

Reps. Gainey, Wheatley to host ‘Pathways 2 Pardons’ event next week

(Aug 29, 2019)

State Reps. Ed Gainey, and Jake Wheatley, both D-Allegheny, are partnering with Brandon Flood, secretary of the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons, to provide education and tips to people in the community who may be seeking a pardon. Read more

 

Gainey, Wheatley to host Pathways 2 Pardons event in Wilkinsburg

(Aug 29, 2019)

As part of their ‘Pathways 2 Pardons’ event, state Reps. Ed Gainey, and Jake Wheatley, both D-Allegheny, are partnering with Brandon Flood, secretary of the Pa. Board of Pardons, to provide education and tips to people in the community who may be seeking a pardon. Read more

 

Lee, Gainey host Policy Committee hearing on use of police force

(Aug 27, 2019)

State Reps. Summer Lee and Ed Gainey, both D-Allegheny, co-hosted a House Democratic Policy Committee at Hawkins Village in Rankin. Read more

 

Gainey, Lee to host public hearing on use of force by law enforcement

(Aug 23, 2019)

Reps. Gainey, Lee to host public hearing on the use of deadly force by law enforcement in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Gainey Holds Annual Backpack Giveaway

(Aug 21, 2019)

Pa. State Rep. Ed Gainey held his sixth Annual Backpack Giveaway in Allegheny County. Gainey explains the need and the impact on the community's future. Read more

 

Gainey: Importance of Financial Security

(Aug 21, 2019)

Rep. Ed Gainey attended a discussion about the financial security of Pennsylvanians and advocated for bringing the topic of financial literacy to the commonwealth's youth. Read more

 

Gainey to host back-to-school backpack giveaway

(Aug 15, 2019)

Free backpack and school supplies available to students in K through 5 Read more

 

Larimer, East Liberty residential projects to receive substantial support

(Jul 18, 2019)

Two residential development projects in Larimer and East Liberty have been selected to receive substantial support from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency. Read more

 

Gainey releases statement on death of Pittsburgh Police officer

(Jul 17, 2019)

State Rep. Ed Gainey, D-Allegheny, expresses his sorrow and condolences for the family and friends of a Pittsburgh Police officer who died Wednesday after being shot over the weekend while off duty in Homewood. Read more

 

Gainey: History preservation projects to receive $182,000 in state grants

(Jun 06, 2019)

Two area historical preservation projects will be able to move forward thanks to more than $182,000 in state grants, state Rep. Ed Gainey, D-Allegheny, announced. Read more

 

Delozier, Harris, Jones and Gainey introduce Smart Probation and Parole Act

(May 30, 2019)

State Reps. Sheryl Delozier, R-Cumberland, House Democratic Whip Jordan Harris, D-Phila, Mike Jones, R-York, and Ed Gainey, D-Allegheny, today introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at reforming Pennsylvania’s probation and parole system to reduce recidivism, lessen the workload on Pennsylvania’s counties and help formerly incarcerated individuals avoid technical pitfalls that keep them trapped within the system. Read more

 

Homewood, Hunt Armory projects to receive state funding
Nov 12, 2019

10/10/19 – Ending Assault Weapons Violence – Pittsburgh
Oct 10, 2019

Gainey to host Policy hearing on banning assault weapons Thursday in Pittsburgh
Oct 07, 2019

Gainey to host hearing on ending assault weapons violence
Oct 03, 2019

Miller, Gainey to introduce legislation that would allow student-athletes to get paid
Oct 01, 2019

Gainey joins Wolf to call on legislature to act on decriminalization of marijuana
Sep 25, 2019

Historic Highland Park Tunnel project to receive state grant
Sep 17, 2019

Don't miss the 7th Annual Senior Fair!
Sep 11, 2019

8/27/19 – Use of Police Force – Rankin
Aug 29, 2019

Reps. Gainey, Wheatley to host ‘Pathways 2 Pardons’ event next week
Aug 29, 2019

Gainey, Wheatley to host Pathways 2 Pardons event in Wilkinsburg
Aug 29, 2019

Lee, Gainey host Policy Committee hearing on use of police force
Aug 27, 2019

Gainey, Lee to host public hearing on use of force by law enforcement
Aug 23, 2019

Gainey Holds Annual Backpack Giveaway
Aug 21, 2019

Gainey: Importance of Financial Security
Aug 21, 2019

Gainey to host back-to-school backpack giveaway
Aug 15, 2019

Larimer, East Liberty residential projects to receive substantial support
Jul 18, 2019

Gainey releases statement on death of Pittsburgh Police officer
Jul 17, 2019

Gainey: History preservation projects to receive $182,000 in state grants
Jun 06, 2019

Delozier, Harris, Jones and Gainey introduce Smart Probation and Parole Act
May 30, 2019