E-BLAST: Blood donors needed Friday, upcoming events and more

(23 hours ago)

Donations are critically needed for our Blood Drive at South Media Fire Company this Friday, August 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. I am signed up to donate blood, and I hope you’ll consider joining me! Read more

 

E-BLAST: Immunizations for kids, Medicaid health plan change, upcoming events and more

(Aug 09, 2022)

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. As families prepare to send their kids back to school, it’s important to make sure their immunizations are up to date! Read more

 

County Election, Rail Freight, and Environmental Education Funding Opportunity For Your District

(Aug 08, 2022)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development: Election Integrity Grant Program (Funding Source: General Fund) Who May Apply : Pennsylvania counties. Use : To support the work of county governments and their election offices. Funds : Funding is allocated proportionally based upon the number of registered voters within the county in the previous primary election. Application Deadline : August 15, 2022 More Information : Click on https://www.esa.dced.state.pa.us/Login.aspx . Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: Rail Freight Assistance Program (Funding Source: Multimodal Transportation Fund) Who May Apply : Freight railroads, freight railroad-served shippers, and economic development entities. Use : To support investment in rail freight infrastructure. Funds : The maximum state funding for a RFAP project is 70 percent of the total project costs, not to exceed $700,000. Application Deadline : September 2, 2022 More Information : Click on https://www.penndot.pa.gov/Doing-Business/RailFreightAndPorts/Pages/Grants-and-Loans.aspx . Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: Rail Transportation Assistance Program (Funding Source: General Obligation Debt) Who May Apply : Freight railroads, freight railroad-served Read more

 

Krueger to host expungement clinic

(Aug 08, 2022)

FOLSOM, Aug. 8 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, will host an expungement clinic to help community members learn if criminal record expungement might be an option for them. The event, in partnership with Legal Aid of Southeastern PA and NAACP Media Area Branch, will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 at the Brookhaven Municipal Center. Attorneys will provide information about criminal record expungement options and resources, and there will be an opportunity for participants to meet individually with an attorney. If expungement is not an option, additional resources will be offered. “Having a criminal record can create barriers to employment and housing options,” Krueger said. “I was proud to vote for the Clean Slate Law, and we’re working to educate people on how to navigate the expungement process. I’m pleased to be able to hold this event in-person once again this year and I’m grateful to Legal Aid of Southeastern PA and the NAACP Media Area Branch for their involvement.” Registration is required for the event. Anyone interested should contact Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880 or RepKrueger@pahouse.net . Read more

 

E-BLAST: Mail-in voting, supplemental LIHEAP payment, National Night Out and more

(Aug 02, 2022)

Today, the state Supreme Court upheld Pennsylvania's mail-in voting law Read more

 

E-BLAST: PTRR extra payment explained, business scam warning, upcoming events and more

(Jul 26, 2022)

The 2022/23 state budget includes a $140 million boost to the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, which means seniors and people with disabilities who receive the Property Tax/Rent Rebate will receive an extra one-time payment. Read more

 

State programs now open for applications

(Jul 25, 2022)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Office of the Budget: Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) (Funding Source: General Obligation Debt) Who May Apply : Entities that have a project itemized in a Capital Budget Itemization Act from the past 10 years. List of eligible projects can be found here: Itemized Project Eligible for Funding . Use : The acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational, and historical improvement projects that have a regional or multi-jurisdictional impact and generate substantial increases or maintain current levels of employment, tax revenues, or other measures of economic activity. RACP projects are state-funded projects that cannot obtain primary funding under other state programs. Funds : Projects must have a $1 million minimum project cost and a 50% match (state funds cannot be used as match). Application Deadline : August 19, 2022 More Information : Click on https://www.budget.pa.gov/Programs/RACP/Pages/Main%20Page.aspx . UPCOMING APPLICATION DEADLINES: DDAP Pregnancy Support Services Grant: July 29, 2022 (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Any entity that is able to serve pregnant or postpartum women in recovery from SUD. - To provide support services to pregnant women and postpartum women in recovery from Substance Use Disorder Read more

 

E-BLAST: Meeting with Vice President Harris, new grants, upcoming events and more

(Jul 19, 2022)

On Saturday, I was invited to a meeting with state lawmakers, members of Congress and Vice President Kamala Harris to discuss our fight for reproductive rights here in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Housing, Public Health Infrastructure, and Clean Energy Funding Opportunities

(Jul 18, 2022)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs: Pregnancy Support Services Grant (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who May Apply : Any entity that is able to serve pregnant or postpartum women in recovery from SUD. Use : To provide support services to pregnant women and postpartum women in recovery from Substance Use Disorder (SUD). Funds: Awards up to $600,000. Application Deadline : July 29, 2022. More Information : Click on https://www.ddap.pa.gov/Documents/Funding%20documents/GIFA%2022-03%20Pregnancy%20Support%20Service.pdf . Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection: Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (Funding Source: General Fund) Who May Apply : School districts, municipalities, nonprofit organizations, and businesses in Pennsylvania. Use : To assist in a transition to cleaner fuel transportation. Funds : Up to $300,000 per applicant. Application Deadline : There are two application periods. The program will collect and review all applications submitted by August 26, 2022, and again by December 16, 2022. More Information : Click on https://www.dep.pa.gov/Citizens/GrantsLoansRebates/Alternative-Fuels-Incentive-Grant/Pages/default.aspx . Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Statewide Victim Witness Training Project 2023 Read more

 

Summer 2022 Newsletter

(Jul 18, 2022)

The Legislature went past the budget deadline this year but the final agreement was worth waiting for. The 2022-2023 budget includes a historic investment in Pennsylvania’s public schools, including a $44.3M increase for Delco’s public schools and a $15.5M increase for our local school districts. Read more

 

Krueger applauds traffic safety grant for Aston Township

(Jul 14, 2022)

HARRISBURG, July 14 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, announced today that Aston Township was awarded $370,960 in state funding through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s “ Green Light-Go ” program. The funding will be used for the interconnection of traffic signals along Concord Road. “This program helps communities make necessary safety improvements,” Krueger said. “It will help Aston Township relieve congestion and improve traffic flow, which will lead to fewer accidents, keeping our residents safer. I am pleased to see the township receive this state funding.” Green Light-Go grants are provided as reimbursements to municipalities for updates to improve the efficiency and operation of existing traffic signals. Grant funding through the Green Light-Go program may be utilized for a range of operational improvements including, but not limited to, LED technology installation, traffic signal retiming, developing special event plans and monitoring traffic signals, as well as upgrading traffic signals to the latest technologies. Read more

 

Krueger to hold virtual Medicare workshops in July and August

(Jul 13, 2022)

FOLSOM, July 13 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, announced today she will host three virtual Medicare Education events in coordination with Delaware County MEDI counselors. The events will take place on the following dates and times: Medicare Cost Sharing: Wednesday, July 20 at 2 p.m. Medicare 101: Monday, Aug. 8 at 11 a.m. Medigap: Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. “The Medicare process can be overwhelming and confusing,” Krueger said. “I am pleased that with the help of Delaware County MEDI counselors, we can continue to offer these sessions to make the process as smooth as possible for participants.” These virtual events are for residents approaching the age of 65 or who plan to enroll in Medicare soon. The presentations cover the various parts of Medicare, the pros and cons of traditional Medicare versus Medicare Advantage Plans, when to sign up for the different parts of Medicare, basics of Supplemental Plans, and extra financial help covering Medicare costs. The events will be held via Zoom, and registration is required. To RSVP, resident can call Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880 or email RepKrueger@pahouse.net . Read more

 

E-BLAST: Abortion access in PA, historic state budget, upcoming events and more

(Jul 12, 2022)

At one minute before 10pm on Friday night, the state House passed a bill that proposes a state constitutional amendment to eliminate the right to abortion care in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Medigap/Supplemental Plans Virtual Event

(Jul 06, 2022)

Rep. Leanne Krueger is partnering with PA MEDI for a virtual presentation about Medigap/Supplemental Plans. It's happening Wednesday, August 24 at 2 p.m. online via Zoom. Registration is required! Call 610-534-6880 or email RepKrueger@pahouse.net Read more

 

Blood Drive

(Jul 06, 2022)

Friday, August 19 South Media Fire Company 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Read more

 

Medicare 101

(Jul 06, 2022)

Learn the basics of Medicare from a PA MEDI counselor. This event will be held over Zoom on Monday, August 8 at 11 a.m. Registration is required. Call 610-534-6880 or email RepKrueger@pahouse.net. Read more

 

E-BLAST: Budget update, firework legislation, upcoming events and more

(Jul 05, 2022)

I am heading back to Harrisburg this week for a rare July session. We were in voting session Monday – Friday last week but the budget did not get done on time. Read more

 

Krueger announces $25,000 grant for Thunderbird Lodge

(Jun 30, 2022)

HARRISBURG, June 30 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, announced the Rose Valley Centennial Foundation was awarded a $25,000 Keystone Historic Preservation Grant to make needed improvements at the historic Thunderbird Lodge. The grant, funded through the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, will help the Rose Valley Centennial Foundation identify solutions to the long-term needs of the lodge including increased exhibition space, an ADA-compliant bathroom, mechanical systems, fire suppression, artifact storage and parking. “Delaware County is fortunate to have the Thunderbird Lodge right in our backyard,” said Krueger. “I am pleased we were able to secure this funding to support the Rose Valley Centennial Foundation and their effort to preserve the unique building and share Rose Valley’s history with our entire community.” Thunderbird Lodge is among the 10 most important early 20 th century houses in America. It has been the home of the Rose Valley Museum since 2017. Keystone Historic Preservation Grants provide funding to support projects that identify, preserve, promote and protect historic and archaeological resources in Pennsylvania for both the benefit of the public and the revitalization of communities. Funding also helps facilitate municipal planning initiatives that focus on historic resources or may be used to meet Read more

 

E-BLAST: Reaction to Roe V. Wade decision, federal gun safety legislation, budget latest and more

(Jun 28, 2022)

Like many of the neighbors I have heard from, I am still devastated over last week’s Supreme Court decision to overturn the landmark Roe V. Wade case. This decision is an attack on reproductive rights. While it is disappointing, it is not unexpected. Read more

 

E-BLAST: Child care crisis, gun legislation, upcoming deadlines and events and more

(Jun 22, 2022)

The CDC has authorized COVID-19 vaccinations for children six months and older. Read more

 

E-BLAST: Blood donors needed Friday, upcoming events and more
23 hours ago

E-BLAST: Immunizations for kids, Medicaid health plan change, upcoming events and more
Aug 09, 2022

County Election, Rail Freight, and Environmental Education Funding Opportunity For Your District
Aug 08, 2022

Krueger to host expungement clinic
Aug 08, 2022

E-BLAST: Mail-in voting, supplemental LIHEAP payment, National Night Out and more
Aug 02, 2022

E-BLAST: PTRR extra payment explained, business scam warning, upcoming events and more
Jul 26, 2022

State programs now open for applications
Jul 25, 2022

E-BLAST: Meeting with Vice President Harris, new grants, upcoming events and more
Jul 19, 2022

Housing, Public Health Infrastructure, and Clean Energy Funding Opportunities
Jul 18, 2022

Summer 2022 Newsletter
Jul 18, 2022

Krueger applauds traffic safety grant for Aston Township
Jul 14, 2022

Krueger to hold virtual Medicare workshops in July and August
Jul 13, 2022

E-BLAST: Abortion access in PA, historic state budget, upcoming events and more
Jul 12, 2022

Medigap/Supplemental Plans Virtual Event
Jul 06, 2022

Blood Drive
Jul 06, 2022

Medicare 101
Jul 06, 2022

E-BLAST: Budget update, firework legislation, upcoming events and more
Jul 05, 2022

Krueger announces $25,000 grant for Thunderbird Lodge
Jun 30, 2022

E-BLAST: Reaction to Roe V. Wade decision, federal gun safety legislation, budget latest and more
Jun 28, 2022

E-BLAST: Child care crisis, gun legislation, upcoming deadlines and events and more
Jun 22, 2022