McNeill: Over $690,000 in state tax credits awarded to area projects

(Jun 14, 2022)

WHITEHALL, June 14 – State funding totaling $691,291 from the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement fund has been awarded to various community initiatives, state Rep. Jeanne McNeill announced today. “Everyone in Pennsylvania deserves to have a safe place to call home for themselves and their families and this funding supports programs and services that help those who need it most,” McNeill said. “I am pleased to see this financial support coming to our area to benefit these projects so they continue providing support here in our community.” McNeill said the following projects in the 133rd District received funding: Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, Inc. - $411,800 to expand the owner-occupied rehab program to include energy efficiency and mobility upgrades to create safe, affordable and sustainable living situations while also decreasing utility bills. United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley - $239,451 to provide eviction defense services to 225 low-income households to prevent evictions and result in other beneficial outcomes including settlements, preserving housing subsidies, avoiding excessive debt and/or improving habitability of housing. Bucks County Housing Group, Inc. - $40,000 for expanding and preserving the Housing Counseling Program for low-income and first-time homebuyers through its Home Ownership Savings Account and First-Time Homebuyer Seminar efforts in Lehigh and Read more

 

McNeill lauds $137,749 awarded to local projects

(Jun 10, 2022)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill is pleased to announce that grants totaling $137,749 were awarded today to three local municipalities from the Commonwealth Financing Authority through the Local Share Account. Read more

 

Your View: Pa. lawmakers have duty to prevent gun violence

(Jun 09, 2022)

As Americans, we cannot turn a blind eye to gun violence. We must address this crisis of gun violence that has destroyed so many innocent lives by comprehensively addressing the issue and enacting common sense gun safety measures. Read more

 

McNeill’s office to hold monthly veterans outreach June 27

(Jun 09, 2022)

WHITEHALL, June 9 – State Rep. Jeanne McNeill is alerting local veterans her monthly veterans support program will be held on Monday, June 27 at her district office, 1080 Schadt Ave., Whitehall . “Our veterans sacrifice so much while serving our country and ask for nothing in return and we must ensure they have the care and support they need following their service,” said McNeill, D-Lehigh. “This is a great opportunity for veterans to learn about the benefits and programs available to them and their families and also receive assistance with the application process.” According to McNeill, appointments with the outreach specialist are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the third Monday of each month. Due to a scheduling conflict this month, the outreach specialist will not be available on Monday, June 20 – the third Monday this month – appointments instead are being accepted for Monday, June 27 to offer this service. Those interested in meeting with the specialist should make an appointment by calling 610-266-1273. Read more

 

State House makes progress on reining in abusive use of fireworks

(Jun 08, 2022)

Responding to the many concerns they have heard from local residents, Lehigh Valley lawmakers today voted to put some sensible restrictions on the use of consumer fireworks. Read more

 

McNeill Calls Senior Fair a Success

(Jun 01, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Jeanne McNeill and state Sen. Lisa Boscola hosted a senior fair at the Westgate Mall in Bethlehem. McNeill called the event a success and was glad to see so many residents getting important information about state related programs and services and the various vendors and providers who also attended. Read more

 

Home and community-based services, crisis intervention, and archival records care funding opportunities

(Jun 01, 2022)

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

 

Rep. McNeill's Bi-Weekly Email Update

(May 25, 2022)

Click to read the latest email update from Rep. McNeill. Read more

 

McNeill to host annual senior fair

(May 11, 2022)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill announced today that her annual Spring Senior Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 20, at the Westgate Mall in Bethlehem. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Substance use disorder, violence prevention, and suicide prevention funding opportunities

(May 10, 2022)

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

 

McNeill to Co-Host Annual Senior Fair with Sen. Boscola

(May 06, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Jeanne McNeill invites senior residents and their caregivers to her annual Senior Fair. She is co-hosting the free event with state Sen. Lisa Boscola on Friday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Westgate Mall in Bethlehem. Read more

 

McNeill reminds residents of veterans’ outreach specialist’s hours

(May 03, 2022)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, reminds residents that a veterans’ outreach specialist conducts monthly hours at her district office, located at 1080 Schadt Ave., Whitehall. Read more

 

McNeill: Local governments awarded more than $180,000 in waste management, recycling grants

(May 02, 2022)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill said she is pleased to see several municipalities awarded $185,905 in grant allocations for leaf composting, curbside recycling and other waste management and recycling efforts. Read more

 

Lehigh lawmakers to introduce bill to de-criminalize helpful spouses

(Apr 28, 2022)

In response to Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin’s announcement that he will have detectives monitor both in person and via video the county's ballot drop boxes to make sure voters are returning only their ballot, Reps. Mike Schlossberg, Peter Schweyer and Jeanne McNeill are taking action. Read more

 

Rep. McNeill's Bi-Weekly Email Update

(Apr 25, 2022)

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McNeill lauds $2.76 million in grant awards for LVIA

(Apr 25, 2022)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill said she is pleased to see the announcements that the Lehigh Valley International Airport will receive $2.76 million in grant funding from PennDOT and the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Environmental funding opportunities

(Apr 25, 2022)

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

 

McNeill: $320,000 awarded for trailhead improvement project in Whitehall Township

(Apr 20, 2022)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, announced today that a trailhead improvement project in Lehigh County is one of 43 projects aimed at improving transportation alternatives and enhancing mobility and public accessibility across the state to receive funding through the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Read more

 

McNeill looks to protect children from carbon monoxide

(Apr 12, 2022)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, has introduced legislation aimed at reducing the amount of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning incidents at child care facilities across the commonwealth. Currently, there are no statewide carbon monoxide alarm requirements in place, which McNeill calls worrisome Read more

 

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(Apr 08, 2022)

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