Rep. Hill-Evans announces new and continuing committee assignments

(Jan 31, 2019)

Rep. Hill-Evans announces new and continuing committee assignments HARRISBURG, Jan. 30 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans will remain busy and dedicated to service with the announcement of her House of Representative committee assignments for this current term. Hill-Evans, representing the 95 th Legislative District in York County, is continuing her work with the Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee. “I’m most proud of our work on the Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee because it’s bipartisan, and we work well together to produce a lot of helpful legislation,” Hill-Evans said. She’s also returning to two others – the Education Committee and the Local Government Committee – as well as joining the Ethics Committee and the Tourism and Recreational Development Committee. In addition, Hill-Evans is excited for her post as secretary of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus. “I’m ready and excited for the new assignments. As a representative for all residents of the 95 th District regardless of ideology, I remain committed to actively listening to my constituents, voting for legislation that will best assist our Plan4PA, and voting with all concerns in mind,” Hill-Evans said. Hill-Evans was sworn in Jan. 1 to begin her second term serving her community. Read more

 

Hill-Evans, Policy Committee explore apprenticeship programs

(Jan 31, 2019)

YORK, Jan. 31 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, today hosted a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing highlighting the importance of apprenticeship programs, partnerships with career technical education and workforce development. Hill-Evans was joined by state legislators from across the state, including Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster. “As legislators, it’s important that we work together with our educators to help get the word out about our children’s future opportunities,” Hill-Evans explained. “It takes people with all different backgrounds and talents to make our community work successfully. Today’s hearing helped us all understand that there are many programs and educational opportunities, other than the college track, where students can have successful careers.” Sturla added, “It’s important that students know lucrative, family-sustaining careers come from the trades. Apprenticeship and technical education programs provide fantastic opportunities that prepare today’s kids for tomorrow’s jobs and without a drastic financial burden. Thanks to Representative Hill-Evans for making working to make sure we spread that news.” The committee heard testimony from Eric Ramsay, director of the Apprenticeship and Training Office, Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry; Kevin Schreiber, president/CEO, York County Economic Alliance; John Lloyd, Read more

 

Hill-Evans to host Policy Committee hearing on apprenticeship programs Thursday in York

(Jan 28, 2019)

YORK, Jan. 28 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, will host a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing to discuss the importance of apprenticeship program, partnerships with career technical education and workforce development. The hearing will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Edgar Fahs Smith STEAM Academy, 701 Texas Ave., York. The media and public are invited to attend. Hill-Evans will be joined by state legislators from across the state, including Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster. The current agenda is: 10 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks 10:10 a.m. Panel One: Eric Ramsey , director of the Apprenticeship and Training Office, Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Kevin Schreiber , president/CEO, York County Economic Alliance John Lloyd , president/CEO, MANTEC Tom Palisin , executive director, The Manufacturers’ Association 10:50 a.m. Panel Two: Scott Rogers , assistant director, York County School of Technology Kevin Appnel , executive director, York County Alliance for Learning Victor Rodgers , Associate Provost for Workforce Development, Harrisburg Area Community College Kat Arnold , Served Drafting Apprenticeship 11:30 a.m. Closing Remarks The meeting is one in a series held across the state on House Democrats’ Plan4PA, focused on putting people first, good jobs, healthcare access, quality schools and jobs training, and a Read more

 

Soveriegn Open postitons available posting for Columbia and Wrightsville (1)

(Jan 22, 2019)

Soveriegn Open postitons available posting for Columbia and Wrightsville (1) Read more

 

Endowment Act from Pa. Commission on Crime and Delinquency to assist child victims of sexual abuse

(Jan 22, 2019)

Child victims of sexual abuse need our support, and this Endowment Act from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) helps tremendously. These funds enhance services that support adult and child victims and survivors of sexual abuse, including the utilization of innovative programs to reach underserved or unserved victims. The PCCD will award two-year grants with budgets not to exceed $100,000. Agencies interested in assisting are encouraged to apply. Those interested could reach Rep. Carol Hill-Evans ' office (717-848-9595) for more information, or contact the Egrants System directly at either 717-787-5887 or 800-692-7292 (ext. 9, then ext. 6 when prompted). Read more

 

Internship Application 95th Legislative District Office: Representative Carol Hill-Evans

(Jan 04, 2019)

The application process is now open for Spring 2019 Interns. Interns in the District Office will have the unique experience of working with Representative Carol Hill-Evans and her staff. Read more

 

Open House: January 24, 2019

(Jan 04, 2019)

You're invited to join State Rep. Hill-Evans as she hosts an open house on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 at her district office. Read more

 

2nd Annual Community Service Essay Contest

(Jan 04, 2019)

All parents of all students in the 4th-12th grade within the 95th Legislative District can have your child enter our Community Service Essay Contest. Be sure to include the student’s name and school with submissions. The deadline for submission is Jan. 18. Read more

 

Hill-Evans sworn in as state representative for second term

(Jan 01, 2019)

State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans today was sworn into office for a second term as representative for the 95th Legislative District during a Capitol ceremony. Read more

 

Hill-Evans: City of York awarded $706,900 for revitalization projects

(Dec 17, 2018)

State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, today announced four community revitalization projects in the city of York were approved through the Neighborhood Assistance Program that total $706,900. Read more

 

Hill-Evans announces $180,000 grant to the city of York

(Dec 07, 2018)

State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, today announced the city of York will receive $180,000 through the Department of Community and Economic Development. Read more

 

Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus selects new leadership

(Nov 14, 2018)

HARRISBURG, Nov. 14 – Calling it a great opportunity to continue to be the voice for African-Americans and minorities across the commonwealth, state Rep. Stephen Kinsey, D-Phila., was elected Wednesday to serve as the chairman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus. “Being chosen by my colleagues to serve as the chairman of the PLBC is truly an honor. It is a tremendous responsibility that I will not take lightly,” Kinsey said. “It is the job of the PLBC to be a voice for African-Americans and people of color across Pennsylvania. As we have witnessed in recent years, minorities are facing injustice and discrimination more than ever, not only in the commonwealth but across our nation. I look forward to advancing the discussion to ensure African-Americans and people of color are equally respected and represented in Pennsylvania.” The PLBC leadership team is further made up of Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Phila., vice chairwoman; Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, secretary; and Rep.-elect Summer Lee, D-Allegheny, treasurer. “I am honored to be reelected as vice chairwoman of the PLBC and will continue working to create opportunities and reduce barriers for black Pennsylvanians,” Bullock said. “I will keep having tough conversations with my colleagues in the House to make sure that our communities are heard and that legislation and policies from Harrisburg are inclusive of all communities.” “I am extremely honored Read more

 

More than words; how Pennsylvania supports veterans

(Nov 08, 2018)

As Veterans Day nears, I wanted to share information on programs that benefit veterans and their families. To those in York County who have bravely served our country, thank you and Happy Veterans Day. Read more

 

Heating aid via LIHEAP now open

(Nov 01, 2018)

The 2018-2019 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program – LIHEAP – is accepting applications for heating assistance grants. LIHEAP offers cash grants of $200 to $1,000 that are sent directly to the utility company to defray heating costs for eligible households, and crisis benefits of up to $600 for households in immediate danger of being without heat. Remember: These are grants and do not have to be repaid. This season’s income guidelines for both LIHEAP cash and crisis grants are $18,210 for an individual, $24,690 for couples and increases for each additional person in the household. Please click here for more LIHEAP information. Please consider visiting my office if you need help filing a LIHEAP application. Besides my office, LIHEAP information is available by: Contacting local County Assistance offices by phone or in person. Calling the LIHEAP Client Helpline at 1-866-857-7095 or PA Relay at 711 for the hearing impaired. Applying online at https://www.compass.state.pa.us . Read more

 

Hill-Evans announces $1 million state grant to York County Libraries

(Sep 26, 2018)

State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, today announced a $1 million state grant that will support several improvement and construction projects for the York County Libraries system from the state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program. Read more

 

Hill-Evans announces grant for York County Libraries

(Sep 20, 2018)

State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans announced that the York County Libraries/Martin Library was awarded a state grant to help reconstruct its public restrooms. Read more

 

Hill-Evans announces $3 million state grant to York County

(Sep 12, 2018)

State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, today announced a $3 million state grant that will support the Primary Crusher Replacement Project in York County from the state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program. Read more

 

PLBC applauds state funding for gun violence reduction initiatives

(Sep 07, 2018)

HARRISBURG, Sept. 7 – Members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus applauded the announcement made today by Gov. Tom Wolf that more than $1.5 million in funding will be allocated across the commonwealth to help reduce gun violence. "The crisis created by the illegal gun violence epidemic cannot be averted without those on the frontlines of this fight having access to the resources and tools needed to do the work of healing those affected,” said state Rep. Jordan Harris, D-Phila., PLBC chairman. “The PLBC is proud to stand with Governor Wolf as we begin to ensure that our communities have the support and tools needed to begin to address this public health crisis." “The PLBC has been working hard to address gun violence in our community as a public health issue, because we understood that resources follow public health concerns. Today’s grant is a result of our collective work with Governor Wolf, city officials, and local advocates,” said state Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Phila., vice chair of the PLBC. “As a member of the School Safety and Security Committee, I hope to bring more resources to Philadelphia to address gun violence in and around our schools.” “It is no secret there is a gun violence epidemic in the commonwealth. From Philadelphia to Pittsburgh and all points in between, shootings are taking lives one or two at a time, destroying our communities and families,” said state Rep. Chris Read more

 

York City awarded $150,000 through 2018 Gun Violence Reduction Inititative

(Sep 07, 2018)

State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans congratulated York City for being awarded $150,000 through the 2018 Gun Violence Reduction Initiative. Read more

 

Check out my summer newsletter

(Sep 06, 2018)

My summer newsletter features ways we're combating racism, creating jobs and raising money for seniors and veterans in York County. Read more