Krueger re-introduces bill to ensure equitable access to contraceptives

(Mar 29, 2022)

HARRISBURG, March 29 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, re-introduced legislation today that would expand and protect access to contraceptives. During the summer of 2020, a Supreme Court decision allowed virtually any employer to opt out of the Affordable Care Act mandate to provide contraceptive coverage if they object to birth control on religious or moral grounds. That ruling endangers the health and economic security of at least 2.5 million women in Pennsylvania who depend on this coverage for access to affordable, effective contraceptives. “Our bill, the bill we’re introducing today, House Bill 2454, would protect access to this important form of health care by making sure that individuals and insurers in Pennsylvania have to provide coverage for contraception,” said Krueger. “The medication that we are talking about today is used for birth control, but it is also medication that treats many other medical conditions.” Krueger was joined at today’s new conference by state Reps. Jennifer O’Mara, Morgan Cephas and Bridget Kosierowski; Lindsey Mauldin, vice president for advocacy and public policy, Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania; and two Planned Parenthood patients. "Birth control is essential medication that treats serious conditions and allows people to plan if and when they get pregnant,” said Mauldin. “We support Representative Krueger’s legislation to expand access to Read more

 

Krueger, Kane to host shredding and prescription drug collection event

(Mar 23, 2022)

FOLSOM, March 23 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger and state Sen. John Kane will host a free shredding and drug take back event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 23. The event will take place in the rear parking lot at Strath Haven High School, 205 S. Providence Road, Wallingford. Residents should enter from Brookhaven Road . Residents are invited to bring up to four boxes of documents to have them shredded on site. In addition, the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office will be on-site collecting unneeded medications for proper disposal. Electronics will not be accepted at this event. “I am happy to once again be able to host this event to help the residents of the 161 st District,” Krueger said. “Proper disposal of unneeded medications can prevent misuse and shredding old papers containing confidential information can help prevent identity theft. It’s my hope that this event makes it easier for constituents to discard their old papers and medications safely.” Kane said, “Shredding days are always our most well-attended events of the year. It’s a great opportunity for constituents to safely dispose of their confidential items, but it’s also a wonderful time to meet with our neighbors and interact with the district. I’m so proud to host this event with my friend and colleague, Representative Read more

 

E-BLAST: Brookhaven Police Department Grant, Path to Pennie, Adult Job Fair and more

(Mar 22, 2022)

I am excited to announce that my office has worked with the Brookhaven Borough Police Department to secure a $66,400 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. Read more

 

Medicare Cost Sharing

(Mar 18, 2022)

A PA MEDI counselor will share information on programs to help pay for Medicare premiums. It's happening at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20. This event will be held over Zoom. Registration is required. Call 610-534-6880 or email RepKrueger@pahouse.net. Read more

 

Pet Expo

(Mar 18, 2022)

Come out to our Pet Expo on Saturday, May 21, in partnership with Sen. Tim Kearney! It's happening at Folsom Athletic Association Field: 601 Kedron Ave., Folsom Cats must be in carriers, dogs must be leashed. Providence Animal Center will be onsite from 10a.m. to 12 p.m. to provide a vaccine & microchip clinic. The vaccines that will be offered during the event and the pricing is listed on this page . The week of April 25 th , PAC will open up registration for the May 21 st event, so at that time, when people navigate to ProvidenceAC.org/VaccineClinics , they will see the Pet Expo Clinic, and the times available to book. While the team may be able to accept a few walk-ups prior to 11:30AM, it is strongly encouraged that people pre-register. The vet team can accommodate 70 pets with a two-hour clinic. Questions that may come up: Cash and major credit cards are accepted. PAC will NOT accept personal checks or CareCredit. Only 1-year Rabies is offered at this clinic (not 3-year – but they do offer 3-year Rabies onsite, at their onsite Wellness Clinic) The microchip fee includes a lifetime registration (meaning, they do not have to register the ‘chip – we do that for the pet owner) Cats must be in carriers; dogs must be leashed If anyone needs to cancel their appointment, they may contact the PAC vet team by texting 610-566-1370 Aggressive pets may not be able to be provided services – in which case, they would request Read more

 

Check your Property Tax/Rent Rebate Application Status! 

(Mar 18, 2022)

Call the office at 610-534-6880 to check the status of your rebate. Not yet filed? We can help you! Click here for more information on the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program. Read more

 

Krueger: $66,400 awarded to Brookhaven Borough Police Department

(Mar 16, 2022)

FOLSOM, March 16 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger announced today the Brookhaven Borough Police Department has secured a $66,400 grant. Of the funding, $40,096 will be used for accreditation for Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission and required record management system, while $26,304 will be used to purchase a license plate reader system. “I am pleased to see this crucial funding approved,” Krueger said. “This grant will help with critical training for the Brookhaven Borough Police Department and will support their work to keep all of us safe. I am glad to see this state funding invested in the 161 st District.” "With this grant we can continue on our path to demonstrate our professionalism and dedication to the progression and transparency of our police department,” said Brookhaven Borough Police Chief Michael Vice. “I am grateful for all of the support we have received.” "On behalf of Council and my fellow residents, I thank Representative Leanne Krueger for the continued support of our police department,” said Brookhaven Council President Terry Heller. “This grant will give Chief Vice and the Brookhaven PD the funds needed to achieve accreditation, which will decrease risk, protect our officers, our finances, improve credibility, prevent certain challenges and lay out expectations for the Brookhaven Police Department-among other benefits. Read more

 

E-BLAST: Grant to Improve Park, Free Credit-Monitoring Services, Child Care Hiring Days and more

(Mar 15, 2022)

I am excited to announce the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development has awarded $148,600 to Nether Providence Township to make improvements to Hepford Park. Read more

 

Krueger announces grant to improve park in Nether Providence Township

(Mar 15, 2022)

FOLSOM, March 15 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, announced today the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development has awarded $148,600 to Nether Providence Township to make improvements to Hepford Park. “I am pleased to see this funding coming into the 161 st District,” Krueger said. “Our parks are a place for residents to gather, play, relax and enjoy our natural world. Making repairs and improvements to Hepford Park will benefit everyone.” The funding will be used to build a new playground and dugouts for baseball fields, redesign the parking lot, and for repairs and repainting fencing, concession stand improvements, shade trees and signage. “ The Nether Providence Board of Commissioners wants to thank Representative Krueger for her efforts leading to today’s grant announcement,” said Kaitlin McKenzie, president of the Board of Commissioners in Nether Providence. “ These monies will go towards playground expansion and general improvements at Hepford Park and are aligned with the board’s vision to make all of our township parks more accessible and enjoyable for our residents. ” Read more

 

Free Shredding and Drug Take Back Event

(Mar 09, 2022)

Free Shredding and Drug Take Back Event, in partnership with Sen. John Kane Saturday, April 23, 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Strath Haven High School - Rear Parking Lot (205 S. Providence Rd, Wallingford, PA 19086) Please Enter from Brookhaven Road Limit 4 boxes of paper. No electronics. Bring any unneeded medications for proper disposal! Read more

 

How to do a drug or Medicare Advantage Plan comparison

(Mar 09, 2022)

A PA MEDI counselor will give you useful skill to use every fall during open enrollment when you should check to see whether your current drug or Advantage Plan is still the most cost-effective one for you in the coming year. This event will be held over Zoom. Registration is required. Call 610-534-6880 or email RepKrueger@pahouse.net. Read more

 

Krueger to host Medicare virtual workshops in March and April

(Mar 09, 2022)

HARRISBURG, March 9 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, will host two virtual Pennsylvania Medicare Education and Decision Insight events in coordination with Delaware County MEDI counselors. The first event, Medicare 101, will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday, March 18 . This virtual event is for those approaching the age of 65 or who plan to enroll in Medicare soon. This presentation covers 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 second will address how to do a drug or Medicare Advantage Plan comparison. It will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 4. This presentation gives you a useful skill to use every fall during open enrollment when you should check to see whether your current drug or Advantage Plan is still the most cost-effective one for you in the coming year. “I am happy to continue hosting these monthly events with the help of Delaware County MEDI counselors,” said Krueger. "Signing up for Medicare can be an overwhelming experience. My hope is to make the process as smooth as possible." The events will be held via Zoom, and registration is required. To RSVP, call Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880 or email RepKrueger@pahouse.net . Read more

 

E-BLAST: Remembrance Vigil, Budget Hearings, Job Fair and more

(Mar 08, 2022)

Sunday marked two years since the COVID-19 pandemic first affected Delaware County, with the first confirmed case in Pennsylvania coming from Delco. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Student mental health and wildlife funding opportunities

(Mar 07, 2022)

Read about the latest state grant opportunities open for applications. Read more

 

Medicare 101

(Mar 07, 2022)

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

 

Unclaimed Property Search

(Mar 04, 2022)

1 in 10 Pennsylvania residents has unclaimed property waiting for them. Do you? My office can help you find out! Call 610-534-6880 and we can help you search. Examples of unclaimed property include uncashed checks, lost stocks or bonds, closed bank accounts and more. Read more

 

Krueger to host unclaimed property search events

(Mar 04, 2022)

FOLSOM, March 4 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, will host two days of unclaimed property searches this month at her Folsom and Brookhaven offices to help residents of the 161 st District claim what is rightfully theirs. The Pennsylvania Treasurer's Office is holding more than $4 billion in unclaimed property owed to one in 10 Pennsylvanians. Examples of unclaimed property include uncashed checks, lost stocks or bonds, closed bank accounts and more. The unclaimed property search events will be held on Tuesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 17. No appointments are needed. Residents can call 610-534-6880 and a staff member will help complete the search over the phone. "I encourage anyone who thinks they might have unclaimed property to give my office a call,” Krueger said. “We have held this event several times in the past and my office has helped connect many community members with money that belongs to them. If you receive a phone call, letter, or email from someone suggesting they can help you retrieve unclaimed property from the state for a fee, ignore it. My office can help you for free.” Anyone who wants more information may contact Krueger’s office at 610-534-6880. Read more

 

E-BLAST: Stand with Ukraine, Congressional Redistricting Update, Budget Hearings and more

(Mar 01, 2022)

I’m praying for the people of Ukraine. The images we’re seeing are heartbreaking and this is a dark moment in human history. Read more

 

Now Open for Applications: Workforce Development, Substance Use Prevention, and Volunteer Fire Assistance Funding Opportunities

(Feb 22, 2022)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Funds (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who May Apply : Accredited state, county, or local Forensic Crime Laboratories or those laboratories that will achieve accreditation within two years of receiving an award. Use : To improve the quality and timeliness of forensic services with an emphasis on the opioid crisis throughout Pennsylvania. Funds : Grants up to $150,000. Application Deadline : April 5, 2022 More Information : Click on https://egrants.pccd.pa.gov/Public/OpenAnnouncements.aspx . Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry: Schools-to-Work Program (Funding Source: General Fund) Who May Apply : Any entity that is registered with the department as a pre-apprenticeship program or connected with a registered apprenticeship program. Use : To support the establishment or enhancement of a workforce development partnership between schools, employers, organizations, or associations to create employment and training pathways. Funds : Grants up to $250,000. Application Deadline : March 15, 2022 More Information : Click on https://www.dli.pa.gov/Businesses/Workforce-Development/grants/Pages/default.aspx . Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources: Volunteer Fire Assistance Program (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who May Apply : Local firefighting entities in rural Read more

 

Krueger re-introduces bill to ensure equitable access to contraceptives
Mar 29, 2022

Krueger, Kane to host shredding and prescription drug collection event
Mar 23, 2022

E-BLAST: Brookhaven Police Department Grant, Path to Pennie, Adult Job Fair and more
Mar 22, 2022

Now open for applications: Substance use disorder awareness, fire and emergency medical services, overdose programmatic collaboration funding opportunities
Mar 22, 2022

Medicare Cost Sharing
Mar 18, 2022

Pet Expo
Mar 18, 2022

Check your Property Tax/Rent Rebate Application Status! 
Mar 18, 2022

Krueger: $66,400 awarded to Brookhaven Borough Police Department
Mar 16, 2022

E-BLAST: Grant to Improve Park, Free Credit-Monitoring Services, Child Care Hiring Days and more
Mar 15, 2022

Krueger announces grant to improve park in Nether Providence Township
Mar 15, 2022

Free Shredding and Drug Take Back Event
Mar 09, 2022

How to do a drug or Medicare Advantage Plan comparison
Mar 09, 2022

Krueger to host Medicare virtual workshops in March and April
Mar 09, 2022

E-BLAST: Remembrance Vigil, Budget Hearings, Job Fair and more
Mar 08, 2022

Now open for applications: Student mental health and wildlife funding opportunities
Mar 07, 2022

Medicare 101
Mar 07, 2022

Unclaimed Property Search
Mar 04, 2022

Krueger to host unclaimed property search events
Mar 04, 2022

E-BLAST: Stand with Ukraine, Congressional Redistricting Update, Budget Hearings and more
Mar 01, 2022

Now Open for Applications: Workforce Development, Substance Use Prevention, and Volunteer Fire Assistance Funding Opportunities
Feb 22, 2022