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Pashinski applauds $70,000 in community improvement funding

(22 hours ago)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski today announced $70,875 in state funding to improve downtown Wilkes-Barre. Read more

 

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

(1 day ago)

Multiple grant programs are currently open for applications. Read more

 

Pashinski announces over $2 million in funding for community projects

(1 day ago)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski today announced that $2,230,498 in Local Share Account Program grants have been approved for projects throughout the community. Read more

 

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Educational, Environmental, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities

(May 16, 2024)

Below are multiple state grant programs that are currently open for application. Please contact my office if you have questions. Read more

 

Pashinski: Safety Does Not Have a Political Party

(May 09, 2024)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski gathered with colleagues, advocates, and Governor Josh Shapiro to applaud the administration on their efforts for a proposed $100 million in the upcoming budget to help prevent gun violence in our communities. Read more

 

Pashinski Rural Population Revitalization Commission Advances in House

(May 09, 2024)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski discusses his amendment to S.B. 277, which will create the Rural Population Revitalization Commission. The legislation, with his amendment, was passed out of the Pa. House on May 8, 2024. The commission would specialize in rural issues and report on population shifts, education needs and business development to help rural communities thrive. Read more

 

Pashinski’s outreach event helps residents fill out PTRR applications

(May 03, 2024)

Residents of the 121st Legislative District recently attended a legislative outreach event at Mineral Springs Village, announced state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski. Read more

 

Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities

(May 01, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Indigent Defense Grant Program Who May Apply: Counties Use: Salaries and benefits for staff, recruiting efforts to find/retain staff, training and development courses for staff, efforts to improve data collection, and any cost associated with gaps or needs in providing indigent defense, among other things. Funds: A total of $6,750,000 is expected to fund up to 67 grants (one in each county). Application Deadline: , May 23, 202d4 More information: PCCD Website Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (via Department of Homeland Security): Nonprofit Security Grant Program Who May Apply: Non-profit organizations may apply as a sub applicant through PEMA. PEMA is the direct applicant to the Department of Homeland Security. Use: Funds are to be used to enhance the protection of soft targets/crowded places. Funds: $274,500,000 in federal funds are available for this national funding opportunity. $3,277,500 in funding is targeted toward Pennsylvania. Application Deadline: May 29, 2024, at 5 p.m. More information: PEMA Website Historical and Museum Commission: Historical & Archival Records Care Grant Who May Apply: Local government entities and nonprofit organizations Use: Projects must relate to some aspect of Pennsylvania’s history and funds may be used for preservation of Read more

 

Legislation from House panel would create commission to study rural population decline in Pa.

(May 01, 2024)

The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee voted on a bipartisan basis to support House Bill 2225, which would establish the Rural Population Revitalization Commission. State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski (D-Luzerne) said the purpose of the commission would be “to report on the rural population changes and recommendations for attracting and retaining residents in rural Pennsylvania.” Read more

 

Legislators look to establish Rural Population Revitalization Commission

(Apr 30, 2024)

WILKES-BARRE — Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, Rep. Dan Moul and Sen. Gene Yaw, on Tuesday hosted a news conference to unveil their legislative efforts to establish a Rural Population Revitalization Commission.The commission would report on rural population changes and make recommendations for attracting and retaining residents in rural Pennsylvania.Sen. Judy Schwank has also supported these efforts, but was unable to attend the press conference. Read more

 

Pashinski, Yaw, Moul & Schwank unveil Rural Population Revitalization Commission proposal for PA

(Apr 30, 2024)

HARRISBURG, April 30 – State Reps. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, and Dan Moul, R-Adams, alongside state Sen. Gene Yaw, R-23, hosted a news conference today unveiling their legislative efforts to establish a Rural Population Revitalization Commission. The commission would report on rural population changes and make recommendations for attracting and retaining residents in rural Pennsylvania. State Sen. Judy Schwank, D-11, has also supported these efforts, but was unable to attend the press conference. The proposal is in response to an October 2023 population projection report from the Center for Rural Pennsylvania showing a “continuing divergence of population in Pennsylvania’s rural and urban counties, with urban areas projected to grow 4.1%, while rural areas face a 5.8% decline.” All four legislators serve on the center’s board of directors and began working on this project shortly after the report was published late last fall. “As members of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors, we’ve heard at hearings across the Commonwealth that our rural leaders are already taking action to maintain and enhance their quality of life – but they need more help to meet the unique challenges they face,” Pashinski said. “That’s why we are acting in bipartisan fashion to establish a Rural Population Revitalization Commission to develop solutions that Read more

 

Pennsylvania wants to lead a national rural revival

(Apr 30, 2024)

The Pennsylvania Rural Population Revitalization Commission would release a report every two years to direct legislators toward proactive change.Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes Barre, argued the commission is “absolutely imperative” and takes a stand against “the acceptance of inevitability.”“This will serve as the platform for policymakers, local officials, and subject-matter experts to collaborate on revitalization strategies for rural Pennsylvania,” he said at a press conference Tuesday.“We are demonstrating our commonwealth’s commitment to the wellbeing of all its residents,” Pashinski said. Read more

 

Pashinski welcomes $319,028 to area schools for critical safety grants

(Apr 29, 2024)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski today announced that state funding has been awarded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to Luzerne County schools to improve school safety and support mental health programs for both students and staff. Read more

 

New Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities

(Apr 25, 2024)

Below are multiple state grant programs that are currently open for application. Please contact my office if you have questions. Read more

 

Pashinski’s outreach event helps residents fill out PTRR applications

(Apr 19, 2024)

Residents of the 121st Legislative District attended a legislative outreach event at South View Manor hosted by state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski. Read more

 

Pashinski hosts shredding event, brings out over a hundred residents

(Apr 16, 2024)

A paper-shredding event held by state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski on Saturday, April 13, helped many area residents safeguard their personal and financial data. Read more

 

Pashinski’s office helps residents with PTRR applications

(Apr 11, 2024)

Residents of the community attended a legislative outreach event today at the Valley View Terrace in Wilkes-Barre, announced state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski. Read more

 

Grants, April 9

(Apr 09, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Department of Agriculture: Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure Program Who May Apply: Agricultural producers or processors and nonprofits, for-profits, local government entities, and institutions such as schools, universities or hospitals that operate middle of the food chain activities or invest in equipment that will benefit middle of the supply chain activities. Use: Activities that expand capacity and infrastructure for the aggregation, processing, manufacturing, storing, transporting, wholesaling or distribution of targeted local and regional agricultural products Funds: Grants will be awarded to the extent that funds are available. Grant requests shall be between $10,000 and $100,000. Application Deadline: May 15, 2024 More information: PDA Website Department of Health: WalkWorks Grant Program Who May Apply: Municipalities located in either a PA Department of Health State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN) priority county or in communities with an overall percentile rating above 60 in the PA Department of Environmental Protection’s PennEnviroScreen Tool. The 10 current SPAN counties include Clearfield, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mercer, Northumberland, and Philadelphia. Use: Funds and structured pre-planning assistance will be available to a limited number of municipal and/or multi-municipal applicants to complete the Read more

 

Pashinski’s office hosts PTRR outreach event

(Apr 04, 2024)

Residents of the community attended a legislative outreach event today at the East End Towers in Wilkes-Barre, announced state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski. Read more

 

Pashinski, Argall applaud state grants to improve road safety in Bear Creek Village Borough

(Apr 02, 2024)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski and state Sen. Dave Argall today announced grant funding in the amount of $489,536 for the state Route 115 Safety Project. Read more

 

Pashinski applauds $70,000 in community improvement funding
22 hours ago

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities For Your District
1 day ago

Pashinski announces over $2 million in funding for community projects
1 day ago

Grant Memo: Agricultural, Educational, Environmental, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities
May 16, 2024

Pashinski: Safety Does Not Have a Political Party
May 09, 2024

Pashinski Rural Population Revitalization Commission Advances in House
May 09, 2024

Pashinski’s outreach event helps residents fill out PTRR applications
May 03, 2024

Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities
May 01, 2024

Legislation from House panel would create commission to study rural population decline in Pa.
May 01, 2024

Legislators look to establish Rural Population Revitalization Commission
Apr 30, 2024

Pashinski, Yaw, Moul & Schwank unveil Rural Population Revitalization Commission proposal for PA
Apr 30, 2024

Pennsylvania wants to lead a national rural revival
Apr 30, 2024

Pashinski welcomes $319,028 to area schools for critical safety grants
Apr 29, 2024

New Agricultural, Educational, Safety, Redevelopment and Additional Grant Opportunities
Apr 25, 2024

Pashinski’s outreach event helps residents fill out PTRR applications
Apr 19, 2024

Pashinski hosts shredding event, brings out over a hundred residents
Apr 16, 2024

Pashinski’s office helps residents with PTRR applications
Apr 11, 2024

Grants, April 9
Apr 09, 2024

Pashinski’s office hosts PTRR outreach event
Apr 04, 2024

Pashinski, Argall applaud state grants to improve road safety in Bear Creek Village Borough
Apr 02, 2024