McLane officials call for more affordable housing

(Aug 28, 2023)

Rep. Jim Haddock, D-118, Pittston Twp., echoed Mullins’ comments regarding the call from McLane officials for additional housing. Read more

 

Haddock: Thousands More Seniors Eligible for Property Tax/Rent Relief

(Aug 25, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Jim Haddock spoke with seniors at the Pittston Senior Center to give updates to the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program and how more folks will be eligible for money starting in 2024. This is the first time the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program has been expanded since 2006. The update raises the maximum rebate for seniors from $650 to $1,000, increasing the income-eligibility limit for renters and homeowners to $45,000 a year. Read more

 

Haddock: 10,000 seniors from Lackawanna, Luzerne to benefit from Property Tax/Rent Rebate expansion

(Aug 25, 2023)

State Rep. Jim Haddock joined residents from both Luzerne and Lackawanna counties in Pittston this morning to speak about updates to the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program and how more folks will be eligible for money starting in 2024. Read more

 

NEPA Legislators discuss Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

(Aug 25, 2023)

A crowd gathered at the Pittston Senior Center on Main Street where NEPA legislators, including Reps. Haddock and Pashinski, hosted a press conference about the expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. Read more

 

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Expansion Benefits NEPA Seniors

(Aug 25, 2023)

Representatives Pashinski, Kosierowski, Mullins, and a representative from Senator Marty Flynn’s office joined Haddock to help answer any questions the seniors had. Read more

 

Pa. property tax/rent rebate to aid more NEPA seniors

(Aug 25, 2023)

State Reps. Jim Haddock, D-Pittston Township; Bridget Kosierowski, D-Waverly; Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre; and Kyle Mullins, D-Scranton, delivered the good news to the seniors and also took time to answer questions on other concerns, like property tax elimination. Read more

 

NEPA legislators tout expansion of property tax/rent rebate program

(Aug 25, 2023)

Rep. Jim Haddock joined State Reps. Eddie Day Pashinski, Bridget Kosierowski and Kyle Mullins at the Pittston Senior Center to promote that the PT/RR program expansion will help older Pennsylvanians. Read more

 

Haddock applauds more than $1.8 million in roadway improvement funding

(Aug 24, 2023)

State Rep. Jim Haddock today announced more than $1.8 million has been awarded to the community he represents to improve transportation and build roadway infrastructure. Read more

 

PENNSYLVANIA STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

(Aug 24, 2023)

PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Economic Development: Keystone Communities Program Who May Apply : Units of local government, redevelopment and/or housing authorities, nonprofit organizations to include economic development organizations, housing corporations, etc., community development corporations, business improvement districts, neighborhood improvement districts, and similar organizations incorporated as authorities. Use : Multiple uses, including: Planning grants (address a particular need or circumstance within a community, undertake a study relevant to an identified need, or study the results of implementing a specific activity) Implementation grants (assist designated KC program communities in implementing critical components of their approved Five-Year Strategy) Façade grants (to stimulate private investment in properties, foster an attractive environment, and preserve the architectural heritage of properties and communities. The grant funds may be used for primary street-facing, exterior building improvements in a defined target area of a downtown or neighborhood such as storefront signs, exterior façade painting, design assistance, etc.) Development grants (available to fund a variety of physical improvements, see program guidelines for full list) Public improvement grants (available to assist communities in a variety of development projects to help Read more

 

What People Are Saying About Governor Shapiro Signing into Law a Historic Expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

(Aug 14, 2023)

"I was proud to stand with Governor Shapiro as he signed an expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program into law, helping to ease the financial burden for many Pennsylvania residents.” Read more

 

Haddock lauds $141,200 in traffic safety grants

(Aug 11, 2023)

“These grants will help people get where they are going safer and more efficiently. I would like to thank PennDOT Secretary Mike Carroll and Gov. Josh Shapiro for approving this important funding for our area,” said Haddock. Read more

 

Haddock: More Help Coming to Seniors

(Aug 07, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Jim Haddock stood alongside Gov. Josh Shapiro as he signed legislation expanding eligibility and refund amounts for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. The program eases housing costs for seniors and other eligible PA residents, helping them to stay in their homes. Read more

 

Haddock Supports Investment in Broadband Access

(Jul 13, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Jim Haddock welcomed Governor Josh Shapiro to the Pittston Memorial Library to highlight a broadband expansion plan that would ensure every Pennsylvanian has access to the internet. Haddock says communities across his district struggle with internet access and he's excited for this much needed investment. Read more

 

Shapiro visits Pittston to tout expansion of broadband internet in the state

(Jul 12, 2023)

Shapiro was joined by state Sen. Marty Flynn, D-22, Dunmore, and state Rep. James Haddock, D-118, Pittston Twp. Read more

 

Haddock: Cyber Charter School Reform

(Jul 10, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Jim Haddock is excited to see the House pass the cyber charter school reform bill, which would put in place rules and regulations for costs relating to cyber charter schools. These changes will ultimately save the taxpayer money and put the schools on an even playing field with their public school counterparts. Read more

 

Haddock votes for increased education funding in state budget; pleased with expanded Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

(Jul 06, 2023)

“This is my first state budget, and I am glad to see the commonwealth provide $617 million more in funding for Pennsylvania’s 500 school districts," Haddock said. Read more

 

Infrastructure, Housing, Transportation, and Safety Funding Opportunities

(Jul 05, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

Haddock: Preserving Hunting for Pennsylvania Seniors

(Jul 03, 2023)

Pa state Rep. Jim Haddock supports legislation providing opportunities to enhance the hunting experience for seniors. Currently, seniors make up the largest percentage of Pennsylvania hunters and often times have difficulties enduring the colder temperatures. Read more

 

Haddock co-hosting identity theft protection shred event

(Jun 28, 2023)

The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon July 15 at Healey Playground, Corner of Wright Street and Foote Avenue in Duryea. Read more

 

Legislators offer comments on passage of minimum wage bill

(Jun 22, 2023)

“It is past time for Pennsylvania’s lowest-earning workers to receive at least the same wages as their counterparts in surrounding states, all of which have higher minimum wages than we do,” said Haddock. Read more

 

McLane officials call for more affordable housing
Aug 28, 2023

Haddock: Thousands More Seniors Eligible for Property Tax/Rent Relief
Aug 25, 2023

Haddock: 10,000 seniors from Lackawanna, Luzerne to benefit from Property Tax/Rent Rebate expansion
Aug 25, 2023

NEPA Legislators discuss Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program
Aug 25, 2023

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Expansion Benefits NEPA Seniors
Aug 25, 2023

Pa. property tax/rent rebate to aid more NEPA seniors
Aug 25, 2023

NEPA legislators tout expansion of property tax/rent rebate program
Aug 25, 2023

Haddock applauds more than $1.8 million in roadway improvement funding
Aug 24, 2023

PENNSYLVANIA STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS
Aug 24, 2023

What People Are Saying About Governor Shapiro Signing into Law a Historic Expansion of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program
Aug 14, 2023

Haddock lauds $141,200 in traffic safety grants
Aug 11, 2023

Haddock: More Help Coming to Seniors
Aug 07, 2023

Haddock Supports Investment in Broadband Access
Jul 13, 2023

Shapiro visits Pittston to tout expansion of broadband internet in the state
Jul 12, 2023

Haddock: Cyber Charter School Reform
Jul 10, 2023

Haddock votes for increased education funding in state budget; pleased with expanded Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program
Jul 06, 2023

Infrastructure, Housing, Transportation, and Safety Funding Opportunities
Jul 05, 2023

Haddock: Preserving Hunting for Pennsylvania Seniors
Jul 03, 2023

Haddock co-hosting identity theft protection shred event
Jun 28, 2023

Legislators offer comments on passage of minimum wage bill
Jun 22, 2023