House Democratic Policy Committee to hold hearing on COVID-19’s impact on Pa.’s innovative economy Monday in Capitol

(Sep 16, 2020)

Requested by state Rep. Mary Jo Daley, D-Montgomery, the hearing will feature testimony from the life sciences industry and companies supported by Ben Franklin Technology Partners. Read more

 

Daley applauds $25K cultural preservation grant for Ambler theater

(Sep 15, 2020)

“Act II Playhouse brings joy to so many in this community, and it’s important for art and culture to continue playing key roles in our lives,” Daley said. “There are many organizations and businesses hurting, and I will keep fighting to help bring in funding when and where it’s needed. I am hopeful this grant will assist this local theater company, a wonderful community asset and an anchor for the borough’s downtown to move forward.” Read more

 

Follow up to Sept. 13 shredding event

(Sep 14, 2020)

While we ultimately were able to shred the material for many attendees, we know that some constituents left due to time constraints and that many attendees were inconvenienced. I want to apologize for this. Read more

 

Cephas, Daley announce $23,518 grant to help St. Joseph’s University curb underage and dangerous drinking

(Sep 09, 2020)

State Reps. Morgan Cephas and Mary Jo Daley announced today that a $23,518 grant is going to help Saint Joseph's University reduce underage and reckless drinking. "Just like in our efforts to shut down stop-and-gos, curbing underage and reckless drinking can save lives and rid our neighborhoods of the violence that can come with it," said Cephas, D-Phila. "I will keep fighting to secure critical resources like this, which invest in educating our young people about the real-life risks of abusing alcohol and the need to set a responsible example for this generation and generations to come." The state funding is part of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board's 2020-22 Alcohol Education Grant Program and, according to Cephas, will go toward a number of prevention initiatives, including: Social norms campaign. EVERFI AlcoholEdu. e-CHUG. e-TIPS University. PLCB conference. Safety App. "While it's inevitable that young adults in college test newly discovered freedoms, there are ways to do it safely, and programs like these at St. Joseph's help educate students to be more responsible in their actions," said Daley, D-Montgomery, who added that Plymouth Township Police Department and the CTC Wellness Foundation in Conshohocken each received $40,000 in PLCB grants Read more

 

Sept. 1 update: a Sunday shredding event, and an update from PennDOT

(Sep 01, 2020)

Shredding is a great way to safely dispose of important documents you no longer need – and in a way that’s environmentally friendly. Read more

 

Daley announces $778K in grants to fund local stormwater management, sewer projects

(Aug 18, 2020)

“Stormwater and sewer infrastructure don’t tend to get a lot of attention until storms are in the forecast and folks’ lives are disrupted by damaging or otherwise inconvenient flooding, or until the cost to make fixes hits their wallets,” Daley said. “When we have the opportunity to direct funds toward efforts like these, especially when the funding is in the form of a grant, it’s incredibly important that we take it and make the most of it.” Read more

 

Let’s champion adaptability, not blame, when we talk about a plan for reopening our schools

(Aug 14, 2020)

I read state Rep. Kerry Benninghoff’s recent column on the need to prioritize our children’s safety, not politicize it. While I believe Rep. Benninghoff is sincere in his concern for children throughout the commonwealth, I think he and many others in his party are missing the mark when they talk about what our children need from us as this school year gets underway. Read more

 

Women’s Health Caucus calls for investigation into ‘Real Alternatives’ nonprofit

(Aug 13, 2020)

The WHC chairs called the actions of the nonprofit into question, writing, “For more than 20 years, an organization known as Real Alternatives has been enriching itself and its executives, mismanaging state-appropriated funding, and potentially misdirecting that funding for advertising and legal services, including using Pennsylvania dollars in other states.” Read more

 

Policy Committee Hearing on Innovative Responses to Maternal Mortality

(Aug 13, 2020)

Lawmakers and experts in the field discussed the innovative responses to maternal mortality before and during the coronavirus pandemic, which put a unique strain on the overall healthcare system and traditional services. Read more

 

It’s time for Pa. lawmakers to stop punishing working mothers and their babies | Opinion

(Aug 13, 2020)

Medical experts cite unequivocal evidence that breastfeeding provides tremendous health benefits to babies and mothers (or breast-feeding parent, in the case of transgender or gender-nonconforming birth parents). Read more

 

Summer 2020 Newsletter

(Aug 13, 2020)

Features info on COVID-19 and available relief, breastfeeding, local industry, shredding events and a lot more! Read more

 

Cephas, Daley applaud health and safety grant for St. Joseph’s University

(Aug 05, 2020)

“Whether the classrooms are virtual or in-person, it’s crucial for so many reasons that our educational opportunities continue through this pandemic,” said Daley, whose 148th Legislative District covers parts of Lower Merion. “The grants for Saint Joseph’s and other institutions across the state are an investment to ensure safe, collective progress toward a better tomorrow, not just for individuals but for our entire state.” Read more

 

Breastfeeding isn’t just healthy for mother and child; it’s good for the environment

(Jul 28, 2020)

During my time as a state representative, I’ve been a strong advocate for the benefits of breastfeeding, and I continue my work to protect employees who are breastfeeding and to generally focus more attention on this subject. Read more

 

Hazard pay grants now available to support frontline workers

(Jul 20, 2020)

"The governor’s hazard pay grant is a way for Pennsylvania to thank its countless workers at the front line of the COVID-19 crisis. We all owe a debt of gratitude for their selfless efforts to keep all of us safe and living as normal a life as possible.” Read more

 

Women’s Health Caucus reacts to SCOTUS ruling on contraceptive coverage

(Jul 08, 2020)

“Equitable access to contraceptives is essential to prevent unintended pregnancies, yet the Trump administration is limiting this essential healthcare during a pandemic,” said state Rep. Mary Jo Daley, D-Montgomery, who serves as Democratic chairwoman of the Women’s Health Caucus and also serves on the House Health Committee. Read more

 

District Office Reopening, plus updates on Green Phase, Social Justice, Financial Assistance and more

(Jul 01, 2020)

Not only are we in the midst of a global pandemic, but history is being made in the area of social justice. The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled on some crucial issues. Our country continues to struggle balancing the need to reopen our economy with the need to remain vigilant in our virus mitigation efforts. Read more

 

Mirroring moves by western states, Pa. Rep. makes the case for conservation corridors

(Jul 01, 2020)

Growing up as a girl scout, state Rep. Mary Jo Daley, D-Montgomery, still remembers one of her troop’s key tenets – leave outdoor spaces better than you found them. Read more

 

Daley announces $20K environmental education grant for Riverbend Environmental Education Center

(Jul 01, 2020)

This funding is part of a statewide initiative to engage youth and adults in environmental justice, climate change and/or water quality improvement, expanding their understanding of these issues and providing skills to take responsible action to protect their environment. Read more

 

Women’s Health Caucus applauds SCOTUS decision to strike down Louisiana law severely restricting abortions

(Jun 29, 2020)

“While this is a win, women still face extraordinary obstacles accessing reproductive healthcare, and these restrictions harm low-income women and Black and brown women the most. We need to increase our investment in essential healthcare because a woman’s health outcome should not depend on her zip code.” Read more

 

Small Business Assistance grants available

(Jun 25, 2020)

Applications are expected to be available June 30 for a new program aimed at providing critical funding to local businesses hurt by the coronavirus. Read more

 

House Democratic Policy Committee to hold hearing on COVID-19’s impact on Pa.’s innovative economy Monday in Capitol
Sep 16, 2020

Daley applauds $25K cultural preservation grant for Ambler theater
Sep 15, 2020

Follow up to Sept. 13 shredding event
Sep 14, 2020

Cephas, Daley announce $23,518 grant to help St. Joseph’s University curb underage and dangerous drinking
Sep 09, 2020

Sept. 1 update: a Sunday shredding event, and an update from PennDOT
Sep 01, 2020

Daley announces $778K in grants to fund local stormwater management, sewer projects
Aug 18, 2020

Let’s champion adaptability, not blame, when we talk about a plan for reopening our schools
Aug 14, 2020

Women’s Health Caucus calls for investigation into ‘Real Alternatives’ nonprofit
Aug 13, 2020

Policy Committee Hearing on Innovative Responses to Maternal Mortality
Aug 13, 2020

It’s time for Pa. lawmakers to stop punishing working mothers and their babies | Opinion
Aug 13, 2020

Summer 2020 Newsletter
Aug 13, 2020

Cephas, Daley applaud health and safety grant for St. Joseph’s University
Aug 05, 2020

Breastfeeding isn’t just healthy for mother and child; it’s good for the environment
Jul 28, 2020

Hazard pay grants now available to support frontline workers
Jul 20, 2020

Women’s Health Caucus reacts to SCOTUS ruling on contraceptive coverage
Jul 08, 2020

District Office Reopening, plus updates on Green Phase, Social Justice, Financial Assistance and more
Jul 01, 2020

Mirroring moves by western states, Pa. Rep. makes the case for conservation corridors
Jul 01, 2020

Daley announces $20K environmental education grant for Riverbend Environmental Education Center
Jul 01, 2020

Women’s Health Caucus applauds SCOTUS decision to strike down Louisiana law severely restricting abortions
Jun 29, 2020

Small Business Assistance grants available
Jun 25, 2020