E-BLAST: Budget Hearings, COVID Latest, Student Loan Relief for Nurses and more

(Feb 22, 2022)

Budget hearings are underway. Last week we heard from the Department of Community & Economic Development, Department of Corrections, Department of General Services/Office of Administration, Department of Revenue, Independent Fiscal Office and Department of Aging. Read more

 

Winter 2022 Newsletter

(Feb 16, 2022)

Our district lines are changing this year! Read more

 

E-BLAST: Help for emergency responders, COVID-19 resources and more

(Feb 15, 2022)

We had a bipartisan victory for EMS workers on the frontlines last week when Governor Wolf enacted Act 10, which will deliver $25 million in funding to help our Ambulance and Rescue Squads. Earlier in the week, I voted yes, and this legislation passed unanimously in the state House. I am pleased to see us come together in a bipartisan manner to help EMS companies battle COVID-19. Read more

 

Krueger announces $192K in fire and EMS grants

(Feb 11, 2022)

HARRISBURG, Feb. 10 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, announced today state grants awarded to support local fire and emergency medical service companies. “These brave men and women run toward dangerous and many times life-threatening situations to keep us safe, but many of our fire and EMS companies are short-staffed and underfunded,” said Krueger. “I’m pleased to see these vital organizations receive this state funding. It will help them continue to do their work and serve their communities.” The following local fire and rescue departments received a total of $192,173.86: Aston Township Fire Department: $30,000 (Fire) and $8,325.05 (EMS) Brookhaven Fire & Rescue Co: $12,848 (Fire) and $6,659.05 (EMS) Folsom Fire Company No 1: $15,000 Garden City Fire Company 1: $15,000 Holmes Fire Company Fire: $15,000 Milmont Fire Co No 1 Fire: $15,000 Morton Rutledge Fire Company Fire: $13,000 South Media Fire Company No 1 Fire: $14,834 Swarthmore Fire & Protective Assoc: $14,976 (Fire) and $8,206.76 (EMS) Woodlyn Volunteer Fire Company No 1: $15,000 (Fire) and $8,325.05 (EMS) Grants for the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Services can be used for facility upgrades, equipment, debt reduction, training, education and public outreach, recruitment and Read more

 

E-BLAST: Budget Proposal, Redistricting Update, Covid-19 latest and more

(Feb 08, 2022)

Today, I was in the House chamber when Gov. Tom Wolf revealed his budget proposal for the next fiscal year. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Homeowner assistance, nonprofit security, Act 13, and clean energy funding opportunities

(Feb 07, 2022)

Learn about grant programs that are accepting applications. Read more

 

Medigap/Supplemental Plans Virtual Event

(Feb 02, 2022)

Medigap/Supplemental Plans Virtual Event Read more

 

E-BLAST: Funding for Nurses, Help for Crozer, Redistricting Update and More

(Feb 01, 2022)

Last week, we were able to get something good done in Harrisburg! I am happy to announce we’ve invested $225 million in federal COVID-19 funds where it will do the most good – helping nurses & health care workers here in Delaware County. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Violence prevention, economic development, and learning center funding opportunities

(Jan 31, 2022)

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

 

Krueger applauds $62,000 in state funding to keep schools safe

(Jan 25, 2022)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 25 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, announced today the Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded more than $62,000 in Safe Schools Targeted Grants to Wallingford-Swarthmore School District and Notre Dame de Lourdes School. “Keeping our students safe while they are at school is a top priority,” said Krueger. “Parents should not have to worry about the safety of their children when they send them to school. I’m proud to support grant programs like this one that help our schools invest in equipment and programs that will protect the lives of all students.” Wallingford-Swarthmore School District was awarded a $25,000 equipment grant. Notre Dame de Lourdes School will receive a $21,589 equipment grant and $15,856 program grant. The equipment grants can be used to assist schools in security planning. They can be used to purchase metal detectors, protective lighting, surveillance equipment, special emergency communications equipment, electronic locksets, deadbolts and theft control devices and training in the use of security-related technology. The program grants can be used to pay for programs that address school violence. More information about the Safe Schools Targeted Grants Initiative can be found here . Read more

 

E-BLAST: Redistricting Update, Patient Safety Act, SEPTA Key Senior ID and more

(Jan 25, 2022)

I’m in Harrisburg this week for voting session. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Justice assistance, regional policing, and community conservation funding opportunities

(Jan 25, 2022)

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

 

E-BLAST: COVID-19 Update, No Surprises Act, Chester Water Authority legislation and more

(Jan 19, 2022)

We continue to see an increase in COVID-19 cases across Delaware County. The latest report for Delco is 3,058 new COVID-19 cases from Saturday, January 15th through today. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program; preservation planning; and substance abuse education and reduction grant opportunities

(Jan 19, 2022)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency: Substance Abuse Education and Demand Reduction Category 1 (Adult) Funds (Funding Source: SAEDR Fund) Who May Apply : Nonprofit organizations may partner with governmental entities, including school districts, provided the nonprofit organization is the applicant. Use : To support implementation strategies aimed at combating opioid/heroin overdoses in Pennsylvania communities. Funds : Grants up to $150,000 over a two-year project period. Application Deadline : February 24, 2022 More Information : Click on https://egrants.pccd.pa.gov/Public/OpenAnnouncements.aspx . Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency: Substance Abuse Education and Demand Reduction Category 1 (Youth) Funds (Funding Source: SAEDR Fund) Who May Apply : Nonprofit organizations may partner with governmental entities, including school districts, provided the nonprofit organization is the applicant. Use : To serve youth with research-based or evidence-based approaches to prevention, intervention, training, treatment, and education services to reduce substance use or provide resources to assist families in accessing these services. Funds : Grants up to $150,000 over a two-year project period. Application Deadline : February 24, 2022 More Information : Click Read more

 

E-Blast: Legislative Updates, COVID-19 Resources, Homeowner Assistance and more

(Jan 12, 2022)

I’m back in voting session this week and we’re fighting a number of bad bills on the House floor. Read more

 

E-BLAST: COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics, Water Assistance Program, Redistricting Public Hearing and more

(Jan 04, 2022)

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a healthy and safe holiday. I am looking forward to continuing to work for you in 2022. Read more

 

Krueger announces more than $475,000 in funding for park projects

(Dec 30, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Dec. 30 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, today announced $475,200 in Community Conservation Partnership Program grants to develop or rehabilitate three different parks in the 161 st Legislative District. “Improving and creating green spaces is an important investment in the future of our community,” Krueger said. “These are safe and clean spaces for everyone to use. I am happy that we were able to secure this funding and can bring these projects to life.” The grants include: Aston Township, $250,000: Further development of Aston Community Center Park, Aston Township, Delaware County. Work to include construction of amphitheater, retaining walls, pedestrian walkway and stormwater management measures; installation of lighting and utilities; ADA access, landscaping, project sign and other related site improvements. Brookhaven Borough, $116,300 : Rehabilitation of Samson Park, Brookhaven Borough, Delaware County. Work to include construction of multi-purpose court, pedestrian walkway, parking area and stormwater management measures; installation of fencing, lighting and utilities; ADA access, landscaping, project sign and other related site improvements. Nether Providence Township, $108,900 : Rehabilitation and further development of Martha Burton Park, Nether Providence Township, Delaware County. Work to include renovation of pavilion; construction of Read more

 

E-BLAST: COVID-19 Resources, Mental Health Help, Holiday Hours and more

(Dec 29, 2021)

I can’t believe that it’s the final week of 2021. I hope everyone is having a safe and healthy end of the year! Read more

 

E-BLAST: Preliminary Plans for Redistricting, Unemployment Compensation Fraud, Holiday Hours and more

(Dec 22, 2021)

Change may be coming to the 161st District. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Veteran and substance abuse funding opportunities

(Dec 21, 2021)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs: Veterans’ Trust Fund (Funding Source: Veterans’ Trust Fund) Who Can Apply : Non-profit organizations, veteran service organizations and county directors of veteran affairs across the state. Use : Programs and services benefiting Pennsylvania veterans. Funds : Up to a total of $200,000 in grant funding is available to county directors of veterans affairs or the Pennsylvania Association of County Directors of Veterans Affairs. Up to $800,000 in VTF funding is available to veteran service organizations with 501(c)(19) status and non-profit organizations. Application Deadline : January 19, 2022 More Information : Click on https://www.dmva.pa.gov/veteransaffairs/Pages/Programs%20and%20Services/Veterans'%20Trust%20Fund/Veterans-Trust-Fund.aspx . FEDERAL PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: US Department of Health & Human Services SAMHSA: Harm Reduction Grant Program (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who Can Apply : States; local, Tribal, and territorial governments; Tribal organizations; non-profit community-based organizations; and primary and behavioral health organizations. Use : To support community-based overdose prevention programs, syringe services programs, and other harm reduction services. Funds : Up to Read more

 

E-BLAST: Budget Hearings, COVID Latest, Student Loan Relief for Nurses and more
Feb 22, 2022

Winter 2022 Newsletter
Feb 16, 2022

E-BLAST: Help for emergency responders, COVID-19 resources and more
Feb 15, 2022

Krueger announces $192K in fire and EMS grants
Feb 11, 2022

E-BLAST: Budget Proposal, Redistricting Update, Covid-19 latest and more
Feb 08, 2022

Now open for applications: Homeowner assistance, nonprofit security, Act 13, and clean energy funding opportunities
Feb 07, 2022

Medigap/Supplemental Plans Virtual Event
Feb 02, 2022

E-BLAST: Funding for Nurses, Help for Crozer, Redistricting Update and More
Feb 01, 2022

Now open for applications: Violence prevention, economic development, and learning center funding opportunities
Jan 31, 2022

Krueger applauds $62,000 in state funding to keep schools safe
Jan 25, 2022

E-BLAST: Redistricting Update, Patient Safety Act, SEPTA Key Senior ID and more
Jan 25, 2022

Now open for applications: Justice assistance, regional policing, and community conservation funding opportunities
Jan 25, 2022

E-BLAST: COVID-19 Update, No Surprises Act, Chester Water Authority legislation and more
Jan 19, 2022

Now open for applications: Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program; preservation planning; and substance abuse education and reduction grant opportunities
Jan 19, 2022

E-Blast: Legislative Updates, COVID-19 Resources, Homeowner Assistance and more
Jan 12, 2022

E-BLAST: COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics, Water Assistance Program, Redistricting Public Hearing and more
Jan 04, 2022

Krueger announces more than $475,000 in funding for park projects
Dec 30, 2021

E-BLAST: COVID-19 Resources, Mental Health Help, Holiday Hours and more
Dec 29, 2021

E-BLAST: Preliminary Plans for Redistricting, Unemployment Compensation Fraud, Holiday Hours and more
Dec 22, 2021

Now open for applications: Veteran and substance abuse funding opportunities
Dec 21, 2021