Now open for applications: Library, gun violence, conservation and recycling funding opportunities

(May 26, 2021)

Learn about state grant programs that are now open. Read more

 

More than $141,000 to fund projects in Whitehall Township, Coplay Borough

(May 25, 2021)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, today announced two Commonwealth Financing Authority awards totaling $141,056 to Whitehall Township and Coplay Borough. The funding is through the Blight Remediation Program, created under the CFA in 2019. Read more

 

Grant opportunities: Historical & Archival Records Care program open for applications

(May 19, 2021)

Information on state and other grant programs that are open for applications. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Services for mental health and substance use disorder, boating infrastructure

(May 13, 2021)

Now open for applications: Services for mental health and substance use disorder, boating infrastructure Read more

 

McNeill announces nearly $1.8 million in funding

(May 12, 2021)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, today announced that the Lehigh Valley International Airport was awarded a grant totaling $1,778,500 to continue work on its terminal connector and security checkpoint expansion. The funding will also enhance terminal commercial development connectivity. Read more

 

It’s time to be responsible with federal dollars

(Apr 29, 2021)

I’ve watched with great concern as our nonprofits, volunteer emergency medical and fire first-responding organizations, those who have been at the forefront of our defense, have seen increased burdens as a result of this pandemic. COVID’s extended symptoms weighing heavily on the hearts and minds of those who depend on annual fund drives and publicly attended events to finance daily operations coming to a halt as mitigation orders forever altered how the bills would be paid. Read more

 

McNeill: 2021 Spring Newsletter

(Apr 27, 2021)

Important information about state-related services, programs and legislation. Read more

 

Now open for applications: CFA Multimodal, Growing Greener, PFAS Remediation, Drug Courts and Diversion Program grants

(Apr 27, 2021)

Information on state and other grant programs that are open for applications. Read more

 

McNeill Supports the PA Rescue Plan

(Apr 23, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Jeanne McNeill discusses the PA Rescue Plan and highlights its bold vision to invest federal dollars where they will help the most people in the Lehigh Valley and across Pennsylvania. Read more

 

McNeill: $153K to fund projects in Whitehall Township

(Apr 21, 2021)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, today announced two Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program grants totaling $153,207 have been awarded to Whitehall Township. Read more

 

McNeill: It's Time to Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis

(Apr 20, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Jeanne McNeill participated in a rally advocating for the legalization of adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania. McNeill says Pennsylvanians deserve access to safe, regulated, and affordable cannabis now, particularly as neighboring states move to legalize it. Read more

 

McNeill: $200K state grant will benefit Coplay Borough

(Apr 15, 2021)

A state grant totaling $200,000 will aid Coplay Borough in completing several projects, announced state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh. Read more

 

April 12 update: Grant programs now open for applications

(Apr 12, 2021)

Here are the latest state grant programs that recently opened for applications, as well as a federally funded American Rescue Plan grant opportunity available to humanities organizations. Read more

 

County Recycling Coordinator and Host Municipality Inspector grant programs now open for applications

(Apr 05, 2021)

Find information about state grant programs that are now open. Read more

 

McNeill: Area school districts to receive over $50 million in federal funding to support in-person learning

(Mar 31, 2021)

HARRISBURG, March 31 – State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, today announced four school districts and two charter schools in the 133 rd Legislative District are expected to receive federal funding totaling $50.72 million to help students return to the classrooms. “One of the biggest priorities as we continue fighting COVID-19 is ensuring the safety of students and faculty when returning to school,” McNeill said. “With depleted budgets, school districts need this critical funding to have programs and resources ready to get students back in their classrooms safely and provide additional support to students who may have fallen behind.” McNeill said the breakdown of the federal funding for schools in the 133 rd District is as follows: Bethlehem Area School District - $32.12 million. Catasauqua Area School District - $4.19 million. Salisbury Township School District - $3.48 million. Whitehall-Coplay School District - $7.18 million. Innovate Arts Academy Charter School - $2.74 million. Arts Academy Charter School - $1.01 million. The funding is part of the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund passed by Congress and signed by President Joe Biden. The money can be used for food service; professional training; technology Read more

 

McNeill: It’s time to address the fireworks issue

(Mar 25, 2021)

State Reps. Jeanne McNeill and Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh, have introduced a bill that would repeal Pennsylvania’s law allowing residents to purchase and set off powerful fireworks. Read more

 

McNeill lauds committee vote as welcome news

(Mar 24, 2021)

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, a member of the PA House Gaming Oversight Committee, announced today that nonprofit entities that lost fundraising revenue due to closures and canceled fundraisers caused by COVID-19 mitigation efforts are now one step closer to being able to conduct online games of chance. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Dislocated worker, intermediate punishment, and wildfire assistance grant programs

(Mar 22, 2021)

Several state grant programs are open for applications. Read more

 

Schweyer, prime co-sponsors introduce bill to repeal Pa. fireworks law

(Mar 19, 2021)

HARRISBURG, March 19 – State Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh, along with state Reps Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, Robert Freeman, D-Northampton, Steve Samuelson, Mike Schlossberg, all D-Lehigh, and Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, today introduced a bill which would repeal Pennsylvania’s law allowing residents to purchase and set-off powerful fireworks. “For the past few years, I, along with many of my neighbors have been awakened at all hours of the night from the loud barrage of fireworks near my home and with the Fourth of July holiday approaching, it is time again to address this problem,” Schweyer said. “This goes beyond the borders of Allentown. Many of my colleagues in the House from Philadelphia to Easton and Pittsburgh to Erie have all shared similar fireworks problems in their communities. This legislation would repeal the most recent changes made to the fireworks law and would provide all municipalities more power to enforce the law and help restore quality of life back to city residents.” "As the Memorial Day weekend draws closer, followed by the July Fourth holiday, so too will the inevitable calls and complaints to my office about fireworks activity," McNeill said. "Last summer, as noted by conversations I had with many residents throughout Lehigh County, it seemed as though the COVID pandemic produced an uptick in pyrotechnic use. This increased nighttime activity added to the stresses in our communities: upsetting pets, Read more

 

Keystone Communities, Fish & Boat Education, and School-to-Work grant programs now open for applications

(Mar 15, 2021)

State grant programs now open for applications Read more

 

Now open for applications: Library, gun violence, conservation and recycling funding opportunities
May 26, 2021

More than $141,000 to fund projects in Whitehall Township, Coplay Borough
May 25, 2021

Grant opportunities: Historical & Archival Records Care program open for applications
May 19, 2021

Now open for applications: Services for mental health and substance use disorder, boating infrastructure
May 13, 2021

McNeill announces nearly $1.8 million in funding
May 12, 2021

It’s time to be responsible with federal dollars
Apr 29, 2021

McNeill: 2021 Spring Newsletter
Apr 27, 2021

Now open for applications: CFA Multimodal, Growing Greener, PFAS Remediation, Drug Courts and Diversion Program grants
Apr 27, 2021

McNeill Supports the PA Rescue Plan
Apr 23, 2021

McNeill: $153K to fund projects in Whitehall Township
Apr 21, 2021

McNeill: It's Time to Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis
Apr 20, 2021

McNeill: $200K state grant will benefit Coplay Borough
Apr 15, 2021

April 12 update: Grant programs now open for applications
Apr 12, 2021

County Recycling Coordinator and Host Municipality Inspector grant programs now open for applications
Apr 05, 2021

McNeill: Area school districts to receive over $50 million in federal funding to support in-person learning
Mar 31, 2021

McNeill: It’s time to address the fireworks issue
Mar 25, 2021

McNeill lauds committee vote as welcome news
Mar 24, 2021

Now open for applications: Dislocated worker, intermediate punishment, and wildfire assistance grant programs
Mar 22, 2021

Schweyer, prime co-sponsors introduce bill to repeal Pa. fireworks law
Mar 19, 2021

Keystone Communities, Fish & Boat Education, and School-to-Work grant programs now open for applications
Mar 15, 2021