Hill-Evans Helping Women Build Homes

(May 10, 2018)

Pa. state Rep. Carol Hill-Evans joined the York Habitat for Humanity for the 2018 National Women Build to help with a home building project in Dover, Pa. Read more

 

Hill-Evans mourns loss of York City Police officer

(May 10, 2018)

YORK, May 10 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, released the following statement in response to the sudden death of a York City Police officer: “My deepest condolences are with the family of Officer Alex Sable. He will be remembered as a loving father, a devoted husband, and a dedicated protector of this city. The fact that he had the courage to put his life on the line every day to protect ours is the true definition of heroism and speaks volumes to his honorable character. “Our hearts are already heavy after we lost two York City firefighters in a building collapse in March. I stand with our brave men and women who put on a uniform and risk it all to keep us safe. Today, I join them in mourning the loss of their brother,” Hill-Evans said. ### Read more

 

Hill-Evans seeking answers in York Hospital incident

(May 04, 2018)

HARRISBURG, May 4 – In response to a controversial arrest at York Hospital, state Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, released the following statement: “Our hearts ache for the family of 18-year-old Nylik Moore. As if it weren’t bad enough that a young African-American man lost his life, his mother was arrested for trying to see his body at the hospital. We need answers in this case, and I intend on asking questions. “Why did it take nearly a week for a mother to see her lifeless child? Why were the victim’s parents ever denied access in the first place? We will not rest until these questions are answered, motives are revealed and justice is served. “As a member of the PLBC , I will keep fighting to even the playing field, and instill equality across the commonwealth.” Read more

 

Hill-Evans: Career and Tech Education = Good Jobs, Good Pay

(May 01, 2018)

Pa. state Rep. Carol Hill-Evans applauds the recent House passage of expanded career and technical education for students. She explains why these programs are crucial in connecting communities with good paying jobs. Read more

 

Library grant applications open

(Apr 27, 2018)

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries invites applications for the 2018 Keystone Grants for Public Libraries program. These grants are funded through the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund. This is a competitive grant and there is an application process used to award matching grants to municipalities that sponsor state-aided public libraries. These grants may be used for public library facilities for: planning acquisition construction rehabilitation The maximum grant award for this program is $750,000 and requires a dollar-for-dollar match. Applicants must show matching funds on hand at the time of the application. Applicants must submit a complete application to the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, postmarked on or before June 15, 2018. More information on the grants and applications are available at this link. Read more

 

Hill-Evans to celebrate 'Week of the Young Child' at Crispus Attucks

(Apr 24, 2018)

State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, will visit the Crispus Attucks Early Learning Center, 50 E. Boundary Ave. York, at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 26 to present a copy of H.R. 806, declaring April 16-20, 2018, as “Week of the Young Child” in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Governor Wolf Awards $2 Million in 2017-18 Senior Community Center Grants

(Apr 20, 2018)

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that 41 senior centers throughout the commonwealth will be the recipients of the Department of Aging’s 2017-18 Senior Community Center Grants – totaling $2 million in funding from the Pennsylvania Lottery. “Senior community centers serve as gateways for older adults to access vital community services,” said Governor Wolf. “These grants give senior centers the resources they need to revitalize and expand services that enrich the lives of Pennsylvania’s senior population.” Senior centers have a wide variety of offerings that may include: nutritious meal programs; educational opportunities; transportation services; financial and insurance counseling; exercise programs; and social and recreational activities. There are over 500 senior community centers across the 67 counties of the commonwealth, and these grants are designed to help centers provide services that attract a new generation of participants. “Throughout Pennsylvania, senior community centers are constantly seeking innovative and creative ways to meet the needs of an aging population,” said Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne. “This investment of funds serves to ensure that Pennsylvania’s seniors can continue to benefit from programs and services that promote active community engagement and enjoyment of life.” For more information on senior community centers, visit aging.pa.gov . Read more

 

Hill-Evans expresses sadness for fallen firefighters, those injured

(Mar 23, 2018)

YORK, March 23 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, released the following statement regarding yesterday’s tragic fire in York that claimed the lives of two firefighters and injured two others: “‘We may be helpless to stop bad things from happening, but perhaps God leaves us signs and road maps to recover and reconnect, provided we know where to look,’ according to Jennifer Gardner Trulson and I feel we need look no further than to each other,” said Hill-Evans. “We couldn’t prevent the tragedies from occurring, but with time there will be healing, recovery and a reconnection. “I would like to thank all of the rescue crew and first responders who were called to the scene of yesterday’s tragic building collapse. As a former member of York City Council and many years of shared community events, I’ve come to know these brave men and women who rise up and put others before self without a second thought. As a member of the Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee in Harrisburg, it’s important to continue to address these unfortunate events and take action by doing all we can to ensure that those risking their lives continue to get the support they need in order to do their jobs to the best of their ability. “My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those who were lost, and those who are facing the days and weeks to come,” Hill-Evans said. “May we come Read more

 

Hill-Evans announces more than $40,000 for York facility

(Mar 23, 2018)

YORK, March 23 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, announced today that Air Dynamics Industrial Systems Corporation received a $40,024 grant to enhance their York County-based facility. The money will support the purchase and installation of a solar power system. The Solar Energy Program funding request was approved Friday by the Commonwealth Financing Authority. “I’m pleased that our state is continuing to make these smart, green and wise investments into our communities and businesses,” Hill-Evans said. “It’s via these investments that our future generations will see expanded opportunities for economic and environmentally mindful growth.” The total project cost is $160,100, and will include installing a 72.93 kW commercial rooftop solar power generation facility on the roof of two of Air Dynamics Industrial Systems’ manufacturing buildings. Once completed, the project is anticipated to provide up to 128 percent of the company’s power demand and generate 79,134 kWh of electricity per year. The Solar Energy Program provides grants and loans to promote the use of solar energy in Pennsylvania. The program is administered jointly by the Department of Community and Economic Development and the Department of Environmental Protection under direction of the CFA. Read more

 

3/7/18 – Fair Education Funding – York

(Mar 08, 2018)

Testimonies from a public hearing hosted by State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans. Read more

 

Hill-Evans, House Democratic Policy Committee explore Fair Education Funding

(Mar 07, 2018)

YORK, March 7 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, today hosted a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing at the York City School District Administration Building on fair education funding in Pennsylvania. Members of the House Democratic Policy Committee hearing, including Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, joined Hill-Evans for the discussion how funding education in an equitable manner will benefit students, educators and the commonwealth as a whole. “All Pennsylvania children should have access to a quality education experience, regardless of their zip code. It’s important we continue to have these meaningful discussions across the state to determine how fair and equitable education funding from the state can help our school districts and benefit our community,” Hill-Evans said. Sturla added, “As a member of the Basic Education Funding Commission, I had the opportunity to play a role in crafting the formula that’s currently in place. While the formula is a step in the right direction, it only applies to new money. It’s important that we continue to work on ways to make sure to improve funding to future generations.” Hearing testifiers included Dr. Eric Holmes, superintendent, York City School District; Richard Snodgrass, business manager, York City School District; Dr. Larry Redding, acting superintendent, York Suburban School District; Dolores McCraken, President, PSEA; and John Callahan, Chief Advocacy Officer, Read more

 

Hill-Evans to host House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on Fair Education Funding on Wednesday in York

(Mar 02, 2018)

YORK, March 2 – As part of House Democrats’ Plan4PA and efforts to put people first, state Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, will host a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on fair education in the commonwealth. The hearing will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in the Hannah Penn K-8 School’s auditorium, 415 Boundary Ave. The public is invited to attend. Hill-Evans will be joined by local school officials, policy experts and state legislators, including Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, to learn how funding education in an equitable manner will benefit students, educators and the commonwealth as a whole. The current agenda is: 2:00 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks 2:10 p.m. Panel One: Dr. Eric Holmes , superintendent, York City School District Richard Snodgrass , business manager, York City School District Dr. Todd Davies , superintendent, West York Area School District Dr. Larry Redding , acting superintendent, York Suburban School District 2:40 p.m. Questions from Committee Members 3:10 p.m. Panel Two: Dolores McCraken , President, PSEA John Callahan , Chief Advocacy Officer, Pennsylvania School Boards Association 3:30 p.m. Questions from Committee Members 3:50 p.m. Closing Remarks Those interested in learning more can visit http://planforpa.pahouse.com for additional information about the Plan4PA and www.pahouse.com/policycommittee for Policy Read more

 

Construction Job fair 3-22 Save the Date

(Feb 26, 2018)

Construction Job fair 3-22 Save the Date Read more

 

YCST GED Orientation Sched 2017-18

(Feb 20, 2018)

YCST GED Orientation Sched 2017-18 Read more

 

Hill-Evans announces RACP open application period

(Jan 29, 2018)

State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, announced that the application period for grants under the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program for 2018 is now open and lasts through Feb. 27. Read more

 

York Traveling Resource & Information Fair Coming February 12

(Jan 26, 2018)

La administración del Gobernador Wolf se complace en anunciar la celebración de la Feria de Recursos e Información: One-Stop-Shop para individuos y familias que han llegado a Pensilvania tras la devastación causada por el Huracán María en Puerto Rico. La misma se celebrará el lunes, 12 de febrero de 2:00 p.m. a 5:00 p.m. en York.Múltiples agencias y organizaciones ofrecerán información sobre empleo, salud, vacunas, registro de electores, licencias profesionales, vivienda, educación (primaria, secundaria y superior), certificados de nacimiento (de Puerto Rico), banca y finanzas, alimentos y ropa, licencias de conducir, entre otros recursos e información para hacer el proceso de transición más fácil. Read more

 

Grants Available for Pennsylvania Pre-Apprentice and Apprenticeship Programs

(Jan 25, 2018)

The Department of Community and Economic Development is offering grant opportunities through the Pre-Apprentice and Apprenticeship Grant Program (Apprenticeship Program). Read more

 

Veterans Job Club available 1st, 3rd Tuesdays

(Jan 16, 2018)

VETERANS JOB CLUB WHEN: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every Month 1:30pm - 4:00pm WHERE: York CareerLink 841 Vogelsong Rd. York, PA. 17404 FOR QUESTIONS CONTACT BILL FALLON, VETERANS EMPLOYMENT REPRESENTATIVE: (717) 767-7600 EXT:232 REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Search events on www.jobgateway.pa.gov Click on Veterans Job Club and register. HELP AVAILABLE FOR: Veterans who are Low Income, Long Term Unemployed, Homeless, 18 to 24 years old, Recently Discharged, have a VA Disability Rating or Law Violations, in the pursuit of full time living wage employment opportunities. Read more

 

Community Service Essay Contest

(Jan 11, 2018)

State Rep. Hill-Evans announces Community Service Essay contest for all children in grades 4-8 within in the 95 Legislative District. Read more

 

Unemployment Compensation Program

(Jan 09, 2018)

Rep. Hill-Evans made a recent statement regarding the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry's recent update on the UC program. Read more