PA Rep. Krueger-Braneky “silenced” over ACA repeal questions

(Mar 02, 2017)

After weeks of grueling budget hearings in Harrisburg, it’s to be expected that tensions are running high in the statehouse. But Democratic state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky said Rep. Stan Saylor, chair of the House Appropriations Committee, went too far by shutting down her questions about the impact of a possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act on Pennsylvania in one recent hearing. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky: We must help our veterans

(Mar 02, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky questions members of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs about what can be done to prevent veteran suicide. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky on Utility Pipeline Safety & Sighting

(Mar 01, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky received startling information at a budget hearing with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission about their ability to maintain safe conditions and properly sight utility pipelines in the state. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky: Funding Concerns For Our Environment

(Feb 27, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky reacts to today's House Appropriations Committee budget hearings with the secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection and reinforces the need to properly fund the agencies that protect clean air and clean water. Read more

 

Wolf vows to veto new anti-abortion law

(Feb 24, 2017)

Gov. Tom Wolf attended a listening session arranged by state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-161 of Swarthmore, on Thursday to hear the concerns of medical professionals and women after the recent passage of a tough new anti-abortion measure. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky: Put Small Business First

(Feb 21, 2017)

As budget hearings get underway in Harrisburg, Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky says Pennsylvania taxpayers should demand accountability regarding tax credits that go to large corporations, often leaving small businesses struggling. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky Fighting For Working Families

(Feb 15, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky attended a Labor and Industry Committee hearing in Harrisburg to fight for the Worker's Compensation rights of Pennsylvanians injured on the job. Read more

 

Delaware County fire/ambulance companies receive $214,974 in state grants

(Feb 10, 2017)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, announced today that 16 local fire and ambulance companies in the 161st Legislative District are set to receive $214,974 in state grants. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky: Budget provides boost to education, cuts bureaucracy, protects vulnerable Pennsylvanians

(Feb 07, 2017)

Calling Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal a path forward for Pennsylvania, state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, hailed the investment in pre-K and Head Start while noting the importance of continuing to battle Pennsylvania’s opioid addiction crisis. Read more

 

House adopts Krueger-Braneky resolution recognizing 100-year anniversary of ‘Silent Sentinels’ suffragists

(Jan 25, 2017)

Acknowledging their indispensable efforts fighting to secure the right of women to vote, state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, today noted the House’s unanimous adoption of her resolution (H.R. 31) honoring the 100th anniversary of the “Silent Sentinels.” Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky Recognizes Silent Sentinels

(Jan 25, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky speaks on her House Resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the protests by the Silent Sentinels, whose nonviolent actions shifted the hearts and minds of American politicians and earned women across the nation the right to vote. Read more

 

McCarter joined by legislators, advocacy groups to announce formation of Climate Caucus

(Jan 25, 2017)

Citing the very real threat posed by climate change, state Rep. Steve McCarter, D-Montgomery, was joined today by legislators and advocacy groups to announce the formation of the bicameral Climate Caucus. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky appointed to four House committees

(Jan 24, 2017)

Calling it an extreme honor and privilege, state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, announced today she has been appointed to four House committees: Appropriations, Commerce, Environmental Resources and Energy, and Labor and Industry. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky promises to continue fight for environment, education, as second term begins

(Jan 03, 2017)

After being sworn in for her first full two-year term, state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, promised to continue fighting for the issues her constituents care about, including education funding, environmental health, supporting local businesses, reasonable gun safety legislation and women’s health. Read more

 

Holiday Safety Tips

(Dec 16, 2016)

As family and friends decorate their homes and gather to celebrate the holidays, Pennsylvania Fire Commissioner Tim Solobay and Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller offer some tips to ensure everyone stays safe this holiday season. Read more

 

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program deadline approaching

(Dec 14, 2016)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, reminded constituents today that the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program deadline to apply for a rebate on property taxes or rent paid in 2015 is approaching on Dec. 31. Read more

 

myCOMPASS Mobile App available now

(Dec 13, 2016)

The myCOMPASS PA online app is now available for download on the Apple and Google Play app stores for use on iPhones and Android smartphones. Among other features, myCOMPASS PA will allow individuals to take photos of necessary documents and upload them directly to their case files through a secure, safe environment. Other key features include: Users will be able to view benefits details after logging in to their myCOMPASS account; Individuals can view their processing status of their applications; and Update case-related information such as address, phone number, email address, and voter registration. In the two weeks after it launched in the Apple store, 4,669 users downloaded the app with 13,680 clients viewing the status of their benefits, 1,568 documents were uploaded, and the app received a 5-star rating. myCOMPASS PA is estimated to save an average of $3.2 million per year by reducing mail processing time, manual information entry, call center calls, postage and printing. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky announces grant for walking and biking paths

(Dec 06, 2016)

State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved a grant totaling $750,000 for Nether Providence Township to create walkable and bikeable pathways. Read more

 

Problems with Pa. financing of school projects addressed

(Dec 05, 2016)

Legislators, local school district business managers and members of planning and construction commissions gathered at Coebourn Elementary School recently to discuss the antiquated ways the state reimburses school districts for building costs. Read more

 

Krueger-Braneky announces $1.5 million RACP grant for Bruder Life Center

(Nov 23, 2016)

ASTON, Nov. 23 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, announced today a $1.5 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant for the Bruder Life Center at Neumann University. “The Bruder Life Center is an integral part of life for students of Neumann University,” Krueger-Braneky said. “The increased educational opportunities, along with the ability to host programs for the community, are integral in raising the already well-regarded reputation of Neumann.” Neumann University’s RACP will go toward construction to strengthen the multi-use student and community cultural and social center’s ability to support campus life and the surrounding community. The RACP is administered by the Office of the Budget for the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational and historical improvement projects. Read more