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

 

Grant money available to help incarcerated individuals get back on their feet

(Aug 27, 2018)

In my efforts to strengthen our criminal justice system, I’m proud to announce there’s grant money now available to fund rehab programs aimed at helping incarcerated individuals. This is crucial in getting them back on their feet and on the right path. Here are details on how to apply for this opportunity. Read more

 

State funding announced to help victims of crime

(Aug 21, 2018)

The state announced $25.3 million to help adult and juvenile victims of crime. Read more

 

REAL ID - Frequently Asked Questions

(Jul 31, 2018)

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about REAL ID. Read more

 

Hill-Evans mourns loss of longtime Pa. state representative

(Jul 24, 2018)

HARRISBURG, July 24 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, released the following statement today in response to the passing of longtime state Rep. Flo Fabrizio, D-Erie, who died this morning after a yearlong battle with cancer. “Our hearts are with the Fabrizio family as we mourn the loss of a loving husband, a devoted father and a dedicated state representative. “A true political pioneer, I strive to have his never-give-up attitude and persistent work ethic that made him such a successful leader in the legislature. His passion and vigor to do what’s best for Erie earned him respect and is why so many in his community adored him. “While he may be gone, I’m blessed to have called him a colleague, a role model and a friend. He will be greatly missed,” Hill-Evans said. ### Read more

 

Hill-Evans responds to ruling to close Helen Thackston Charter School

(Jun 15, 2018)

YORK, June 15 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, released the following statement regarding a ruling today that Helen Thackston Charter School must close by the end of the month. “Today’s ruling came about after both the York City School District and Helen Thackston Charter agreed to leave the fate of the school in the hands of a York County judge. “I support the decision from both sides to allow the judicial system to determine what’s in the best interest of all parties involved and therefore support today’s ruling. “Education is the backbone of our children’s success. Quality schools provide countless possibilities in the classroom and give them the proper tools to flourish in the workforce. I will continue fighting to make sure that our younger generation has access to these opportunities.” ### Read more

 

Join the Father's Day fun and learn about important state resources

(Jun 13, 2018)

State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans is inviting her community to a Father's Day event filled with outdoor fun and information about important state-related resources. Read more

 

Hill-Evans applauds Gov. Wolf’s action to help close PA’s gender wage gap

(Jun 06, 2018)

HARRISBURG, June 6 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans released the following statement today after Gov. Tom Wolf signed an executive order to help close the gender wage gap in Pennsylvania: “I was proud to stand with Governor Wolf as he put pen to paper to steer Pennsylvania in the right direction. I’m glad he shares our passion and is joining in our fight to ensure women are paid the same as men for doing the same job. “Women have fought far too hard and far too long to fall back into outdated stereotypes. Many are the sole providers for their family and need a sustainable paycheck to support their loved ones. “Today is a milestone for Pennsylvania. I will continue to work alongside my colleagues until we close this wage gap for good and women are respected as equals in the workplace.” ### Read more

 

Hill-Evans commends funding for York County revitalization project

(Jun 05, 2018)

YORK, June 4 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, released the following statement today after Gov. Tom Wolf approved $6 million to support an economic development project in York County: “This grant money is crucial in moving our community forward. By focusing on revitalizing the manufacturing sector, we will be able to concentrate on creating good-paying jobs, attracting more business opportunities and ultimately continuing to grow our local economy. “Turning our attention to robotic device development is crucial in investing in our future by providing us the best chance to grow with the tech industry that keeps us at the forefront of our constantly evolving society. “The York Plan 2.0 mirrors the House Democrats’ Plan for PA strategy that puts the needs of communities before anything else. I look forward to seeing the positive outcomes that result from this critical investment,” Hill-Evans said. ### Read more

 

Hill-Evans honors work of York beautifier Yoko Enomoto

(May 25, 2018)

YORK, May 25 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans today recognized community service leader and neighborhood beautifier Yoko Enomoto for her dedication to the York community at a surprise presentation in Penn Street Garden. The presentation coincided with National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. “Yoko Enomoto can be seen as the wise woman on Penn Street who opens her heart to everyone,” said Hill-Evans, D-York. “She has worked to bring peace, justice and beauty to this York City neighborhood. “Quietly, Yoko has transformed the area through sweeping the street, engaging her neighbors, planting a multitude of blooms and greenery, and turning an empty, neglected lot into the Penn Street Community Garden. It is a year-round showcase of color and welcome. “Yoko shares her sense of service and love with no boundaries. She has had great success in bringing peace and joy to her little corner of York City and beyond.” Enomoto is a member of the Salem Square Neighborhood Association, One York, SGI Buddhists, and York Cares, where she develops resources, rest, help and renewal for people in need. Enomoto said she thanks Shilvosky Buffaloe for allowing her to use the lot to brighten the neighborhood, and “plant good will.” She said that she also attributes her success to her neighbor, York Mayor Michael Helfrich, and youth in the area who she considers her garden and body guards. Read more

 

Enjoy family fun while learning about state-related services

(May 21, 2018)

State Rep. Carol Hill Evans is holding various sporting events to bring her community together and provide information about state-related services. Read more