Pa. House passes bill to provide free pads and tampons for students

(Jun 05, 2024)

House Bill 851 would create a grant program to provide public schools with funding to distribute menstrual hygiene products free to students. It passed the Democratic-controlled House Tuesday by a vote of 117 to 85. Read more

 

Parker and Hill-Evans host menstrual equity news conference

(May 22, 2024)

State Reps. Darisha Parker and Carol Hill-Evans stood again with Speaker Joanna McClinton, menstrual health professionals and Pennsylvania students to spread awareness about period poverty and advocate for the Senate to pass legislation to help this important issue. Parker and Hill-Evans authored legislation, H.Bs. 850 and 851, to make period products more accessible for low-income women. “We need to speak about periods bluntly,” Parker said. “No more euphemisms or hiding tampons in our sleeves to use the restroom. “It’s crazy that this natural biological process – a beautiful one that has the power to create life is still considered a taboo subject,” Parker continued. “It’s not just a financial issue but barriers to period products can lead to substantial health issues for women and perpetuate a cycle of poverty that can be impossible to escape from.” The lawmakers said that H.B. 850 would allow for women who participate in the SNAP or WIC program to purchase expensive period products using these programs, which Parker said would help empower women to take charge over their own bodies. “Tampons and pads aren’t a luxury for us,” Parker said. “We don’t choose to participate in our periods every month, these are products we need to preserve our dignity and participate in all of life’s important milestones.” Read more

 

Hill-Evans applauds $33,704 for September House Senior Center

(May 21, 2024)

“The breadth and quality of services September House provides to seniors in our community is outstanding,” Hill-Evans said. “It’s easy to see that its staff truly treasure the older adults they serve." Read more

 

House passes Hill-Evans resolution to recognize the “Week of the Young Child”

(Apr 18, 2024)

“They may not be able to vote for us, but young children are a major component of any elected official’s constituency, and we must advocate for them as if our candidacy depends on them,” Hill-Evans said. Read more

 

Hill-Evans announces $209K to support recruitment and retention of local law enforcement officers, provide crisis intervention responses

(Mar 28, 2024)

Northern York County Regional Police Department received $28,000 for officer recruitment and retention efforts under the Local Law Enforcement Support Grant Program. The York County commissioners received $181,000 to support the county’s Forensic Services Unit and Crisis Intervention Team. Read more

 

House passes Hill-Evans resolution to honor PA social workers

(Mar 27, 2024)

“Advocating for social workers and the support they provide to our communities is important to me not just as a lawmaker, but as a sister, aunt, mother, grandmother, neighbor, and woman of faith,” Hill-Evans said. Read more

 

Hill-Evans: Funding awarded to city of York & YCP projects

(Feb 13, 2024)

Two projects that will benefit residents in the 95th Legislative District were recently awarded grant funding, state Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, announced today. Read more

 

Governor Shapiro Continues “GSD Tour” in York, Highlighting the Expanded Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit to Cut Costs for Pennsylvania Families

(Jan 09, 2024)

Governor Josh Shapiro joined Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, the York County Economic Alliance, and YWCA York to highlight the recent expansion of the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit for over 210,000 Pennsylvania families. Read more

 

Hill-Evans announces state funding for seven local projects

(Dec 20, 2023)

“York has so much to offer, and I’m honored to help direct state support to the organizations whose combined efforts keep our community vibrant and thriving with arts and culture,” Hill-Evans said. “It’s also great to see the commonwealth uphold its commitment to helping local governments like Spring Garden Township maintain safe and modern infrastructure.” Read more

 

Central PA Delegation Chair and Members Highlight Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Increase

(Dec 20, 2023)

Chair Carol Hill-Evans joined her colleagues at the Keystone Early Learning Center to talk about the increase to state child tax credits that will be available to all families starting this year. Hill-Evans says this extra money will help families across the Commonwealth. Read more

 

Pennsylvania's newly expanded child and dependent care tax credit

(Dec 20, 2023)

"There are seven districts within central Pennsylvania that have a higher than state percentage of families making under $43,000," said Rep. Carol Hill Evans, D-95, (which covers York County) at the event. "Personally, in my district, 34% of families can receive up to $2,100 maximum tax credits for dependent care." Read more

 

York County businesses boost central Pa. economy, tourism

(Nov 08, 2023)

Bickel’s Snack Foods, Martin’s Snacks, Caputo Brothers Creamery, and the York Revolution professional baseball team are among the highlights of York County tourism. The economic impact of these York-based businesses on York County and central Pennsylvania was part of a roundtable discussion focusing on local tourism and its influence on the region. Read more

 

State Lawmakers Travel Around York to Highlight its History and Economy

(Nov 06, 2023)

Articles of Confederation Day and Snack Foods of York County Read more

 

State lawmakers travel across York to highlight economic development centers

(Nov 03, 2023)

"It's an opportunity for both our policy committees as well as our tourism and economic development committees to get together to see different places of the commonwealth," said Rep. Hill-Evans. Read more

 

House Tourism, Economic & Recreational Development Committee visits York attractions to learn about tourism efforts

(Nov 02, 2023)

In addition to learning about tourism efforts in York, the committee discussed Hill-Evans’ proposed legislation (H.R. 161) to acknowledge Nov. 15 as Articles of Confederation Day in Pennsylvania. Congress adopted the Articles while in session in the York County Courthouse on Nov. 15, 1777. Read more

 

York tour highlights tourism, economic development in region

(Nov 02, 2023)

“For long-time residents of York County, the presence of iconic brands and businesses throughout our region might not seem all that unusual,” said Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, who represents portions of York County and hosted the Policy Committee tour and discussion. “When you travel outside central Pennsylvania, however, you quickly realize how fortunate we are that so many iconic brands have either called York home or continue to call York home. It’s an impressive list of businesses and brands.” Read more

 

Shapiro signs Hill-Evans’ bill to make gas pumps safer at convenience stores

(Oct 11, 2023)

By making this small change to the Combustible and Flammable Liquids Act, fuel dispensers can now be placed farther from convenience stores, and therefore, farther from pedestrians. It’s an economic and safety win for businesses and consumers. Read more

 

Pa. House panel approves juvenile justice bill by party-line vote

(Sep 28, 2023)

Rep. Carol Hill-Evans said the punitive responses to school misbehavior are not imposed equitably with incidents involving black girls and students with Individualized Education Plans are far more likely to involve law enforcement notification. Read more

 

Pennsylvania House lawmakers raise awareness about diaper needs

(Sep 28, 2023)

Half of American families struggle to provide diapers for their children, impacting more than 15 million children younger than 3. Read more

 

House lawmakers call attention to diaper, incontinence product needs across PA

(Sep 27, 2023)

The Community Diaper and Incontinence Products Act would establish a grant program that would improve and expand access to clean diapers for infants, children and incontinent adults through outreach programs, volunteer training and help with fundraising. Read more

 

Pa. House passes bill to provide free pads and tampons for students
Jun 05, 2024

Parker and Hill-Evans host menstrual equity news conference
May 22, 2024

Hill-Evans applauds $33,704 for September House Senior Center
May 21, 2024

House passes Hill-Evans resolution to recognize the “Week of the Young Child”
Apr 18, 2024

Hill-Evans announces $209K to support recruitment and retention of local law enforcement officers, provide crisis intervention responses
Mar 28, 2024

House passes Hill-Evans resolution to honor PA social workers
Mar 27, 2024

Hill-Evans: Funding awarded to city of York & YCP projects
Feb 13, 2024

Governor Shapiro Continues “GSD Tour” in York, Highlighting the Expanded Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit to Cut Costs for Pennsylvania Families
Jan 09, 2024

Hill-Evans announces state funding for seven local projects
Dec 20, 2023

Central PA Delegation Chair and Members Highlight Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Increase
Dec 20, 2023

Pennsylvania's newly expanded child and dependent care tax credit
Dec 20, 2023

York County businesses boost central Pa. economy, tourism
Nov 08, 2023

State Lawmakers Travel Around York to Highlight its History and Economy
Nov 06, 2023

State lawmakers travel across York to highlight economic development centers
Nov 03, 2023

House Tourism, Economic & Recreational Development Committee visits York attractions to learn about tourism efforts
Nov 02, 2023

York tour highlights tourism, economic development in region
Nov 02, 2023

Shapiro signs Hill-Evans’ bill to make gas pumps safer at convenience stores
Oct 11, 2023

Pa. House panel approves juvenile justice bill by party-line vote
Sep 28, 2023

Pennsylvania House lawmakers raise awareness about diaper needs
Sep 28, 2023

House lawmakers call attention to diaper, incontinence product needs across PA
Sep 27, 2023