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Leader McClinton statement on committee vote

(15 hours ago)

House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton made this statement about a House committee’s vote on a bill she sponsored. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Long Term Care, Bullying, Substance Abuse, Housing, and Agriculture Funding Opportunities

(Sep 22, 2021)

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

 

House Democrats to Republican colleagues: ‘Stop the charade’

(Sep 20, 2021)

House Democratic leadership issued the following statement today calling on legislative Republicans to drop their radical anti-health agenda and come to the table for an honest discussion on helping Pennsylvanians recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.“Pennsylvania is currently experiencing a steady increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations with a positive testing rate that indicates substantial or high community spread of the virus. Our hospital system is strained and emergency rooms in both central Pennsylvania and southwestern Pennsylvania recently have been forced to divert ambulances simply because they couldn’t accept additional patients. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Urban agriculture, career/technical training, and transportation funding opportunities

(Sep 14, 2021)

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

 

McClinton connects more than 180 students with free supplies to help them succeed this school year

(Sep 13, 2021)

Understanding the importance of a quality education, House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton distributed free resources and supplies to 181 local students to help them succeed this school year. Read more

 

McClinton, Muth, Toohil Introduce Bipartisan Legislation for a Statewide Tracking System for Sexual Assault Evidence

(Sep 09, 2021)

House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton, state Sen. Katie Muth, and state Rep. Tarah Toohil introduced legislation to establish a statewide tracking system for sexual assault evidence. Read more

 

McClinton announces more than $764,000 in funding to invest in local efforts to combat gun violence

(Sep 09, 2021)

PA House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton announced that $764,886 in state funding is going to help several local organizations and schools combat gun violence. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Public defender, prosecutor, humanities, gun violence, and library funding opportunities

(Sep 08, 2021)

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

 

McClinton and Gateway to Re-Entry launch new movement to unite communities against gun violence

(Sep 08, 2021)

PA House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton and the nonprofit Gateway to Re-Entry used Labor Day this year to cut the ribbon on a new labor movement to unite their neighborhoods against gun violence. Read more

 

Democratic Leader McClinton comments on mask guidance for schools and child care

(Aug 31, 2021)

Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton praised the announcement of a statewide indoor mask mandate that will begin next week for schools and child care facilities. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Local Police, Coastal Zone, and Long Term Care COVID funding opportunities

(Aug 31, 2021)

Read about the latest state grant opportunities. Read more

 

McClinton announces $17,500 grant to help local nonprofit feed families in West Philly

(Aug 31, 2021)

PA House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton announced state funding for Community of Compassion CDC. Read more

 

Summer 2021 Newsletter

(Aug 25, 2021)

From COVID-19 vaccine resources to her latest effort to combat gun violence, House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton's latest newsletter showcases her fight to put the needs of her communities first. Read more

 

Redistricting panel votes to end prison gerrymandering

(Aug 24, 2021)

House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton said today’s vote by the Legislative Reapportionment Commission to end the practice of prison gerrymandering is a vital step toward fairness and equity in Pennsylvania elections. Read more

 

Now open for applications: PA Industry Partnership funding opportunity

(Aug 24, 2021)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry: PA Industry Partnership Grant (Funding Source: General Fund) Who May Apply : Local workforce development boards, non-profit and non-governmental entities, community-based organizations, educational and post-secondary educational organizations, labor organizations, business associations, and economic development entities. Use : To identify workforce, education & training, and economic development needs, coordinate regional teams to support industry needs, identify public and community resources to address industry identified needs and increase collaboration among businesses within a targeted industry sector. Funds : Up to $250,000 per partnership. Application Deadline : October 22 More Information : Click on https://www.dli.pa.gov/Businesses/Workforce-Development/grants/Pages/default.aspx . UPCOMING APPLICATION DEADLINES: DEP Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant: August 27 (Funding Source: General Fund) School districts, municipal authorities, municipalities, nonprofits, private businesses. - Purchase or retrofit vehicles to operate on alternative fuels, purchase and install refueling equipment, and research or develop new technologies. PCCD 2021 Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities Coordinators: August 30 Read more

 

House Democratic leaders mourn passing of Richard Trumka

(Aug 05, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Aug. 5 – House Democratic Caucus leaders released the following statement about the passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka today: “Richard Trumka was a great Pennsylvanian. He was born into a coal mining family in Nemacolin where Greene and Fayette counties meet and he went first to Penn State and then Villanova for law school. As an attorney for the United Mine Workers of America and then during his 26 years in the senior leadership of the AFL-CIO, he never forgot his Pennsylvania roots and he stayed involved in our state’s politics in many ways. His passing today is a terrible loss, not only for America’s working families but also for the many family and personal friends he leaves behind in Pennsylvania. “Richard Trumka’s leadership and vision made the lives of millions of people better and we are heartbroken he has left us. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to his immediate family and to all his brothers and sisters in labor who are mourning.” Read more

 

Now open for applications: Small business, school safety, public library, and truck and bus funding opportunities

(Aug 03, 2021)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection: Small Business Advantage Grant Program (Funding Source: Recycling Fund & Hazardous Sites Cleanup Fund) Who May Apply : Registered Pennsylvania for-profit businesses with 100 or fewer full-time equivalent employees and which are taxed as a for-profit business. Use : To purchase energy efficient or pollution prevention equipment, or adopt waste reduction processes. Examples of eligible projects include HVAC and boiler upgrades, high-efficiency LED lighting, digital X-ray equipment, solvent recovery systems, water and waste recycling processes, auxiliary power units (APUs), and agricultural BMPs. Projects must save the small business a minimum of $500 and at least 25% annually in energy consumption or pollution related expenses. Natural resource protection projects must quantify the reduction of nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment loadings reaching the receiving waterway. Funds : 50% matching reimbursement grants up to a maximum of $5,000. Application Deadline : First-come, first-served until funds are expended . More Information : Click on https://www.dep.pa.gov/Citizens/GrantsLoansRebates/SmallBusinessOmbudsmanOffice/Pages/Small%20Business%20Advantage%20Grant.aspx . Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources: ATV/Snowmobile Grants Read more

 

Now open for applications: Alternative fuels vehicle and infrastructure funding opportunities

(Jul 28, 2021)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection : Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (Funding Source: General Fund) Who May Apply : School districts, municipal authorities, municipalities, nonprofits, private businesses. Use : Purchase or retrofit vehicles to operate on alternative fuels, purchase and install refueling equipment, and research or develop new technologies. Funds: Infrastructure and innovative technology project g rants up to $600,000. Vehicle grants up to $100,000 per vehicle, depending upon class of vehicle. Application Deadline : August 27; a second application round will close December 17 More Information : Click on https://www.dep.pa.gov/Citizens/GrantsLoansRebates/Alternative-Fuels-Incentive-Grant/Pages/default.aspx . UPCOMING APPLICATION DEADLINES: DEP Driving PA Forward Level 2 EV Charging Rebate Program: Until Funds Expended ( Funding Source: State Mitigation Trust - Volkswagen Emissions Settlement) Business, charitable organizations, incorporated nonprofits, local government entities, school districts, and other entities. - Rebates for Level 2 EV charging equipment for public use at government owned property, public use at non-government owned property, non-public use at work places, non-public use at multi-unit dwellings. DHS Children’s Read more

 

McClinton hosts free book giveaway to strengthen children’s reading skills

(Jul 23, 2021)

Understanding the critical role reading plays in a child’s future, House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton partnered with the Free Library of Philadelphia, Read by 4th and other community groups to give away free books to nearly 150 children. “Reading is fun, educational and opens the door to so many opportunities for our young people,” said McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware. “This event was a way to strengthen literacy skills and encourage our kids to want to pick up a book. Getting them interested early helps keep them on the right path to a brighter future. I am so fortunate to work with community partners who share my passion to put our children first.” Their Youth Literacy Extravaganza at the Sayre Recreation Center Playground gave kids the chance to play fun literacy games while adults received information about the educational programs and services that are offered to families by the city and commonwealth. “Engaging with children and supporting families as they build literacy is a core part of what Read by 4th does in the community. We were excited to be able to bring that work to so many families today at the Youth Literacy Extravaganza,” said Jenny Bogoni, Executive Director of Read by 4th. Other organizations that made today’s event possible included Reading Recycled and Global Citizen. Read more

 

McClinton teams up with St. Joe’s Prep and other community groups to fight hunger in Philly

(Jul 22, 2021)

House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton joined St. Joseph’s Preparatory School and other local organizations today to connect 200 boxes of free food with 86 families.    Read more

 

Leader McClinton statement on committee vote
15 hours ago

Now open for applications: Long Term Care, Bullying, Substance Abuse, Housing, and Agriculture Funding Opportunities
Sep 22, 2021

House Democrats to Republican colleagues: ‘Stop the charade’
Sep 20, 2021

Now open for applications: Urban agriculture, career/technical training, and transportation funding opportunities
Sep 14, 2021

McClinton connects more than 180 students with free supplies to help them succeed this school year
Sep 13, 2021

McClinton, Muth, Toohil Introduce Bipartisan Legislation for a Statewide Tracking System for Sexual Assault Evidence
Sep 09, 2021

McClinton announces more than $764,000 in funding to invest in local efforts to combat gun violence
Sep 09, 2021

Now open for applications: Public defender, prosecutor, humanities, gun violence, and library funding opportunities
Sep 08, 2021

McClinton and Gateway to Re-Entry launch new movement to unite communities against gun violence
Sep 08, 2021

Democratic Leader McClinton comments on mask guidance for schools and child care
Aug 31, 2021

Now open for applications: Local Police, Coastal Zone, and Long Term Care COVID funding opportunities
Aug 31, 2021

McClinton announces $17,500 grant to help local nonprofit feed families in West Philly
Aug 31, 2021

Summer 2021 Newsletter
Aug 25, 2021

Redistricting panel votes to end prison gerrymandering
Aug 24, 2021

Now open for applications: PA Industry Partnership funding opportunity
Aug 24, 2021

House Democratic leaders mourn passing of Richard Trumka
Aug 05, 2021

Now open for applications: Small business, school safety, public library, and truck and bus funding opportunities
Aug 03, 2021

Now open for applications: Alternative fuels vehicle and infrastructure funding opportunities
Jul 28, 2021

McClinton hosts free book giveaway to strengthen children’s reading skills
Jul 23, 2021

McClinton teams up with St. Joe’s Prep and other community groups to fight hunger in Philly
Jul 22, 2021