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Madden, McNeill re-elected to Northeast Delegation leadership; Kosierowski added to leadership team

Policy Hearing: Testifiers detail issues affecting health care staffing

(23 hours ago)

“We couldn’t possibly touch on all the issues affecting health care staffing today, but this hearing offered a chance for lawmakers and members of the public to understand the complexity of the problems,” said Rep. Bridget Kosierowski, who spent more than 25 years in the health care sector and is a registered nurse. Read more

 

Probst, MyCIL to offer monthly disability outreach program

(1 day ago)

MyCIL assists people with disabilities with services designed to maximize their independence, including securing transportation, housing, home and community-based services and more. Read more

 

House Democratic Members of Speaker's Workgroup Issue Statement on Efforts to End House Gridlock

(1 day ago)

"This bipartisan workgroup is committed to prioritizing seeking justice for child sexual abuse survivors and drafting appropriate operating rules for the Special Session and regular session." Read more

 

Changes proposed for Pennsylvania dog laws, license prices

(Jan 25, 2023)

In a memo released Jan. 25, Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski (D-Luzerne) and State Senator Elder Vogel Jr. (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) say they plan to introduce companion legislation that will revise annual and lifetime dog licenses and reasonably increase fees. Read more

 

McNeill’s office to hold monthly veterans outreach Feb. 13

(Jan 23, 2023)

“This is a great way to give back to the selfless men and women who served our country and protected our freedom,” said McNeill, D-Lehigh. Read more

 

Siegel: A bipartisan agenda around safety, security and stability

(Jan 23, 2023)

Pennsylvania can be the bulwark against the politics of cynicism, restore confidence in democracy and its ability to solve people’s problems and usher in a new era of freedom for Pennsylvanians who live under the oppression of poverty and hardship. Read more

 

Pa. lawmakers propose medical debt relief bill

(Jan 23, 2023)

A plan to create the Pennsylvania Medical Debt Repayment Program was unveiled today by state Reps. Arvind Venkat and Nick Pisciottano, both D-Allegheny; Bridget Kosierowski, D-Lackawanna; and Tarik Khan and Donna Bullock, both D-Phila. Read more

 

Probst opens Pike County satellite offices in Delaware, Lehman townships

(Jan 23, 2023)

Probst said all her locations are available on a walk-in basis during operating hours, but residents wishing to avoid potential wait times can schedule an appointment at any of the offices by calling her Stroudsburg office at 570-420-2850. Read more

 

Mark Rozzi eyes Pittsburgh for first stop of statewide listening tour

(Jan 23, 2023)

“To help us break this gridlock, I have decided to seek the counsel of those most often neglected: the people of Pennsylvania,” Rozzi said. Read more

 

Dickson City to convert former video rental shop into community center

(Jan 22, 2023)

Forconi contacted state Rep. Bridget Kosierowski, D-114, Waverly Twp., looking for grants for the community center, and her office worked with him to apply, he said. Read more

 

40 years later, Rep. Robert Freeman still has public policy on the brain

(Jan 22, 2023)

"When it comes to the laborious nature of the legislative process, it takes time, and sometimes you measure success in terms of yards instead of miles," Rep. Freeman said. Read more

 

Speaker Rozzi announces statewide listening tour to break partisan divide, deliver justice to survivors of childhood sex abuse

(Jan 20, 2023)

"It is my hope that at the conclusion of this tour we will have a clear idea on how best to heal the divides in Harrisburg, what a fair set of House rules should include, and a plan to finally get survivors of childhood sexual assault the justice and truth that they so desperately deserve.” Read more

 

Schlossberg seeks to ensure pet insurance doesn’t bite consumers

(Jan 20, 2023)

“Pet insurance provides valuable coverage, and consumers deserve to know what is in their policies, what care their pets will receive and the true costs.” Read more

 

Pa. House speaker to turn to the public for ideas on ending partisan gridlock

(Jan 20, 2023)

Rozzi said he hopes the members of Speaker’s Workgroup join him on the tour and that by the end of it, “we will have a clear idea on how best to heal the divides in Harrisburg." Read more

 

McNeill Milks her First Cow

(Jan 19, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Jeanne McNeill tried something new at the Pennsylvania Farm Show! Read more

 

Get to know your lawmaker: We asked Harrisburg newbies rapid-fire questions to quickly get acquainted

(Jan 19, 2023)

Josh Siegel: I think one of the most pressing issues facing voters in Pennsylvania is the cost of housing, which is two-fold; for seniors, it's the rising tide of property taxes and for those in the workforce, it's the cost of rent or availability of affordable starter homes. Read more

 

Rep. Freeman Announces Over $1 Million in Local Violence Reduction Funding

(Jan 17, 2023)

In a release, State Rep. Robert Freeman said the money will support projects implementing local and regional strategies to reduce violence. Read more

 

Local lawmakers, voters optimistic as Gov. Shapiro takes office

(Jan 17, 2023)

"He's got a full plate, and it's a busy job, but I really have great faith that he'll do a wonderful job," said Rep. Bridget Kosierowski, (D) 114th District in Lackawanna County. Read more

 

Pa. speaker’s bipartisan group begins work on House rules

(Jan 17, 2023)

I think we just want to show that Democrats and Republicans can work together and not only find a pathway forward for the statute of limitations, but what can we do together? What other legislation can we pass that we can come to a compromise on?” Rozzi said. Read more

 

Lehigh Valley bike trail gets $1.65M to connect Bristol to Allentown to Mountain Top

(Jan 16, 2023)

“This funding will help close a major gap in the trail and improve the quality of life for the residents of the communities in the area,” Rep. McNeill said. Read more

 

Policy Hearing: Testifiers detail issues affecting health care staffing
23 hours ago

Probst, MyCIL to offer monthly disability outreach program
1 day ago

House Democratic Members of Speaker's Workgroup Issue Statement on Efforts to End House Gridlock
1 day ago

Changes proposed for Pennsylvania dog laws, license prices
Jan 25, 2023

McNeill’s office to hold monthly veterans outreach Feb. 13
Jan 23, 2023

Siegel: A bipartisan agenda around safety, security and stability
Jan 23, 2023

Pa. lawmakers propose medical debt relief bill
Jan 23, 2023

Probst opens Pike County satellite offices in Delaware, Lehman townships
Jan 23, 2023

Mark Rozzi eyes Pittsburgh for first stop of statewide listening tour
Jan 23, 2023

Dickson City to convert former video rental shop into community center
Jan 22, 2023

40 years later, Rep. Robert Freeman still has public policy on the brain
Jan 22, 2023

Speaker Rozzi announces statewide listening tour to break partisan divide, deliver justice to survivors of childhood sex abuse
Jan 20, 2023

Schlossberg seeks to ensure pet insurance doesn’t bite consumers
Jan 20, 2023

Pa. House speaker to turn to the public for ideas on ending partisan gridlock
Jan 20, 2023

McNeill Milks her First Cow
Jan 19, 2023

Get to know your lawmaker: We asked Harrisburg newbies rapid-fire questions to quickly get acquainted
Jan 19, 2023

Rep. Freeman Announces Over $1 Million in Local Violence Reduction Funding
Jan 17, 2023

Local lawmakers, voters optimistic as Gov. Shapiro takes office
Jan 17, 2023

Pa. speaker’s bipartisan group begins work on House rules
Jan 17, 2023

Lehigh Valley bike trail gets $1.65M to connect Bristol to Allentown to Mountain Top
Jan 16, 2023