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Rep. Siegel announces $1.9 million for affordable housing projects

(1 day ago)

State Rep. Josh Siegel announced Friday that his district received $1.95 million in funding for projects to make affordable housing more accessible and to address the affordable housing crisis in the Lehigh Valley. Read more

 

Siegel: Protecting Community Pharmacies

(Jun 13, 2024)

PA state Rep. Josh Siegel stands with House colleagues and independent pharmacists to call for an end to the unfair business practices of pharmacy benefit managers. Siegel says protecting local pharmacies is crucial to ensuring that Pennsylvanians have access to the care they need. Read more

 

Probst Sets the Record Straight on School Funding Bill

(Jun 13, 2024)

Pa. state Rep. Tarah Probst discusses the historic education funding bill that was passed by the House this week and sets the record straight on some misconceptions being circulated online. Probst says this bill will not raise property taxes in Monroe and Pike counties and urges everyone to contact their state Senator to get this measure onto Governor Shapiro's desk. Read more

 

Legislators and education advocates rally in support of ‘Grow Your Own Educator’ teacher recruitment programs

(Jun 12, 2024)

“Our ‘Grow Your Own’ effort builds a pipeline to get today’s students from high school all the way to the front of the classroom where they will return as educators," Schlossberg said. Read more

 

Madden Alzheimer’s bill approved by PA House Aging Committee

(Jun 12, 2024)

The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Maureen Madden, would establish an infrastructure of full-time state agency positions dedicated to supporting dementia initiatives across Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Siegel votes for changes to Pa. school system funding

(Jun 11, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel said the House passed legislation that would work toward making Pennsylvania’s public education funding system constitutional. Read more

 

House passes bill to make significant changes to PA’s education funding system

(Jun 10, 2024)

HARRISBURG, June 10 – Pennsylvania House Education Committee Majority Chairman, Peter Schweyer, today issued the following statement on the House passage of legislation to significantly improve the school funding system: “Today, my colleagues in the House, in a bipartisan manner, passed a monumental bill that will change the way we fund education in Pennsylvania. A fair and equal education for every Pennsylvania child has been a top priority for me since I first became a legislator, and it has been my most important goal since becoming Chairman of the House Education Committee last year. “I am a very proud parent of two students in the Allentown School District. My oldest daughter attends William Allen High School and my youngest is just wrapping up her 7 th grade year at South Mountain Middle School. I know we have some amazing teachers giving their all to educate our children in ASD, but what I also know is that we are not spending nearly as much money on those students. “Just outside of Allentown is the East Penn School District in Emmaus. That district is doing some incredible work. I had a chance to tour the high school and the students are offered classes on architecture and engineering, with state of the art tools. Nothing in this legislation would take away any of the funding for East Penn students to have these opportunities. What the bill does is ensure that students in districts like Allentown can be Read more

 

Schlossberg supports important changes to PA school system funding

(Jun 10, 2024)

“Today, the House of Representatives voted to ensure every student in Pennsylvania has access to a world-class education regardless of the zip code where they were born or live,” Schlossberg said. Read more

 

Siegel legislation to incentivize students to attend motorcycle safety class advances

(Jun 10, 2024)

Working in tandem with state Rep. Brandon Markosek, state Rep. Josh Siegel applauded the advancement from the PA House Transportation Committee today of his legislation that would provide a refundable motorcycle safety course registration fee. Read more

 

Pashinski hosts satellite office open house for his community

(Jun 10, 2024)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski invited residents of his community to visit his satellite office in Plains Township for an open house. Read more

 

Haddock bill to protect food processing workers passes PA House

(Jun 06, 2024)

“My proposal would help workers at meat packing and food processing facilities in Pennsylvania have an active role in safety on the job and receive proper training in the language they speak,” said Haddock. Read more

 

Two Siegel bills to address PA housing crisis headed to the House floor

(Jun 05, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel announced today two pieces of his legislation that would address Pennsylvania’s housing shortage were approved in the PA House Local Government Committee. Read more

 

Mullins Announces Neurodegenerative Disease Research Program

(Jun 05, 2024)

Pa. state Rep. Kyle Mullins announced bipartisan legislation that would create a Neurodegenerative Disease Research Program. It would make $10 million in grant funding available for research on neurological diseases such as ALS, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases Read more

 

PA Senate passes Haddock bill to require commemoration of 9/11 in schools

(Jun 05, 2024)

“The tragedies that occurred on September 11, 2001, changed our country forever. It is 23 years later, and we are still studying and analyzing the effect that day had on our foreign policy, national security, society and our values," said Haddock. Read more

 

Mullins pushes for research funding for ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and other neurological diseases

(Jun 05, 2024)

State Rep. Kyle Mullins is leading the effort to create a program in Pennsylvania to support research of neurodegenerative diseases. Read more

 

Pashinski Celebrates Rescue Dog Day in PA

(Jun 04, 2024)

PA state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski joins House colleagues, the Humane Society of the United States, Women’s Animal Center, the Humane Society of the Harrisburg Area and PA PitStop to recognize May 20, 2024, as “Rescue Dog Day” in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

House Education Committee advances bill to ensure equitable, quality education for PA children

(Jun 04, 2024)

The Pennsylvania Constitution makes it crystal clear about providing a thorough and efficient public education. With this bill, every kid who works hard would have the tools they need to succeed. Read more

 

Schlossberg pet insurance bill passes Pa. Senate

(Jun 03, 2024)

“Lexi and Chrissy are as much Schlossbergs as Auron and Ayla and I often joke that the dogs get better treatment than I do,” Schlossberg said. “We’re no different than any proud parents: we go to great lengths to make sure the dogs and the kids are healthy and safe.” Read more

 

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities

(May 29, 2024)

Below are multiple grant programs that are currently open for applications. Read more

 

Cepeda-Freytiz: Migrant Workers are Vital to Rural PA

(May 28, 2024)

Pa. state Rep. Johanny Cepeda-Freytiz joined colleagues from the Pa. Legislative Latino Caucus to listen to community leaders and migrant worker advocates on the impact immigration is having on rural communities, especially in Adams County. Read more

 

Rep. Siegel announces $1.9 million for affordable housing projects
1 day ago

Siegel: Protecting Community Pharmacies
Jun 13, 2024

Probst Sets the Record Straight on School Funding Bill
Jun 13, 2024

Legislators and education advocates rally in support of ‘Grow Your Own Educator’ teacher recruitment programs
Jun 12, 2024

Madden Alzheimer’s bill approved by PA House Aging Committee
Jun 12, 2024

Siegel votes for changes to Pa. school system funding
Jun 11, 2024

House passes bill to make significant changes to PA’s education funding system
Jun 10, 2024

Schlossberg supports important changes to PA school system funding
Jun 10, 2024

Siegel legislation to incentivize students to attend motorcycle safety class advances
Jun 10, 2024

Pashinski hosts satellite office open house for his community
Jun 10, 2024

Haddock bill to protect food processing workers passes PA House
Jun 06, 2024

Two Siegel bills to address PA housing crisis headed to the House floor
Jun 05, 2024

Mullins Announces Neurodegenerative Disease Research Program
Jun 05, 2024

PA Senate passes Haddock bill to require commemoration of 9/11 in schools
Jun 05, 2024

Mullins pushes for research funding for ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and other neurological diseases
Jun 05, 2024

Pashinski Celebrates Rescue Dog Day in PA
Jun 04, 2024

House Education Committee advances bill to ensure equitable, quality education for PA children
Jun 04, 2024

Schlossberg pet insurance bill passes Pa. Senate
Jun 03, 2024

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities
May 29, 2024

Cepeda-Freytiz: Migrant Workers are Vital to Rural PA
May 28, 2024