Mullery to host free paper shredding event June 11

(1 day ago)

The event will be held 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 11 at Greater Nanticoke High School, 425 Kosciuzsko St., Nanticoke. Read more

 

Berks County primary election faces technical problems, errors and criticism

(May 18, 2022)

Rep. Manny Guzman alerted the public of issues he encountered while trying to vote Tuesday morning. Read more

 

Guzman warns of problems with Berks County voting machines

(May 17, 2022)

“When I went to cast my ballot today, what should have been a quick, simple process turned into a multi-hour ordeal,” said Guzman. Read more

 

Ground Broken for Building That Will House Bethlehem Food Co-op

(May 16, 2022)

In addition to the co-op board, representatives from Peron Development and Boyle Construction were in attendance for the groundbreaking, along with Bethlehem mayor J. William Reynolds, several members of Bethlehem City Council, state Rep. Steve Samuelson (D-135) and U.S. Rep. Susan Wild (D-7). Read more

 

Schlossberg: Take Action to Address Mental Health

(May 13, 2022)

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Pa. state Rep. Mike Schlossberg is continuing his efforts to combat the stigma surrounding mental health with a call to action. Schlossberg says while great progress has been made over the last few years, it's time to increase treatment, resources, hospital beds and staffing to adequately address this crisis. Read more

 

Pashinski: Our Students are the Future

(May 12, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski joined Governor Wolf at Wilkes-Barre Area High School to discuss a potential $1.9 billion investment in this year's state budget to fairly fund education across the Commonwealth. Read more

 

Wolf meets the Wolfpack

(May 11, 2022)

Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre, got students in the auditorium cheering when he said the reason to increase education spending was to improve their futures. Read more

 

McNeill to host annual senior fair

(May 11, 2022)

The free event, which McNeill is co-sponsoring with state Sen. Lisa Boscola, is expected to include more than 50 different vendors and will offer blood pressure screenings, vision checks, giveaways, refreshments and more. Read more

 

Monroe Co. NAACP held a 'Freedom Rally' in Stroudsburg Monday

(May 09, 2022)

Attending the rally were Stroudsburg Mayor Tarah Probst, Democratic State Representative Maureen Madden, and Women's Resources of Monroe County Executive Director Lauren Peterson. Read more

 

4th Annual Mental Health Policy Forum Convenes National Policymakers and Advocates on Capitol Hill

(May 09, 2022)

Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Schlossberg and Casey Badmington, senior policy advisor to Senator Catherine Marie Cortez, participated. Read more

 

Candy’s Place Walk draws loyal supporters despite dismal weather

(May 07, 2022)

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright and State Representative Eddie Day Pashinski opened the event, acknowledging the need for support for those battling cancer and their families. 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

 

Kosierowski Thanks Nurses

(May 06, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski was a nurse before being elected to public office. She knows the challenges of being a nurse and offers a #ThankYouNurses in celebration of #NursesDay. Read more

 

Pennsylvania gasoline price hits new record of $4.46 a gallon Friday; Gov. Wolf says it shows need for relief checks up to $2,000

(May 06, 2022)

State Rep. Mike Carroll of Luzerne County, the top Democrat on the House Transportation Committee, said the prices show it’s time to get serious about electric vehicles. Read more

 

Celebrating Small Business Week in Scranton

(May 05, 2022)

State Representative Thom Welby expressed that he was excited to support the growth Scranton has seen in the last decade due to small businesses. Read more

 

Reading youth arts group regains nonprofit status, continues anti-violence work

(May 05, 2022)

Elected officials like State Rep. Manuel Guzman Jr., State Sen. Judy Schwank and Mayor Eddie Moran attended the event and lauded the efforts of the attendees and organizers. Read more

 

Kosierowski honored as ‘State Official of the Year’

(May 05, 2022)

Life Sciences Pennsylvania, the statewide trade association for the commonwealth’s life sciences industry, honored state Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski for her work as a member of the PA COVID-19 Task Force during its annual awards dinner last night. Read more

 

Lehigh Co. DA’s prosecution threats over drop-boxes could disenfranchise disabled voters | Opinion

(May 04, 2022)

Designated agents are a necessary accommodation for anyone with a disability who wishes to vote through the mail but cannot do so without assistance. Read more

 

Workers at 2 NEPA nursing homes walk picket line

(May 04, 2022)

State Rep. Bridget Kosierowski and state Sen. Marty Flynn spoke with the picketing workers at Riverside. Read more

 

Policy hearing discusses ATVs and dirt bikes terrorizing PA streets

(May 03, 2022)

“This isn’t about taking away vehicles, this is about making sure that they are used in safe and appropriate ways. Testimony today helps us understand the current use of illegal operation and what we can do to support proper and legal use." Read more