Mullery sworn into to sixth term as state representative

HARRISBURG, Jan. 5 – State Rep. Gerald J. Mullery, D-Luzerne, took the oath of office at the state Capitol today to begin his sixth term representing the 119th Legislative District. 

The noon swearing-in ceremony marked the beginning of the 2021-22 session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, for which Mullery will also be serving as Democratic chairman of the House Labor & Industry Committee.

“I’m honored the people of the 119th District have trusted me to return to Harrisburg to be their representative,” Mullery said. “This legislative term starts as many of us continue struggling and facing immense challenges, and I will ensure our communities get the support they need, and our voices are heard.”

The priorities Mullery said he will focus on include relief for struggling small businesses and their employees; the creation and maintenance of local, family sustaining jobs; safe neighborhoods; good schools; low taxes; and environmental protection.

Mullery said his Nanticoke office will continue to help with all state-related services including PennDOT services, property tax and rent rebates, home heating assistance and prescription drug assistance to name a few. The office phone number is 570-740-7031 and the email address is

Residents also can learn more about Mullery’s legislative priorities and the services his office provides by visiting his website at, or by visiting his Facebook and Twitter accounts at and, respectively.