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2024 Capitol Scenes Calendar

(Jan 08, 2024)

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Grant Memo: Cultural, Health, Environmental, Public Safety, Transportation, and Redevelopment Opportunities For Your District

(Jan 03, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Department of Human Services: OCDEL Keystone STARS Continuous Quality Improvement Who May Apply: Eligible childcare providers will be notified via an eligibility letter from their Early Learning Resource Center. Providers must meet the requirements outlined here . Use: Staff qualifications and professional development, early childhood education programs, partnerships with families and communities, leadership and management, and accreditation costs. Funds: Grant amounts vary by provider. Grant funding comes from $12 million of federal Childcare Development Fund funds. Application Deadline: Feb. 15, 2024 More information: Keystone STARS Website Department of Transportation: State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) Incentive Program Who May Apply: To be eligible for STIC Incentive funding, the STIC or other equivalent task force, committee or group must be formally established with a charter, include public and private members, meet regularly, and comprehensively consider sources of innovation. Use: The State Transportation Innovation Council Incentive Program provides funding to help STICs foster a culture of innovation and make innovations standard practice in their states. Examples of allowable activities include but are not limited to: developing standards and specifications; developing training to facilitate widespread use of innovation, developing Read more

 

Pashinski Hosts Cocoa and Carols Event

(Dec 22, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski hosted a Cocoa and Carols event at his district office, welcoming area residents for some singing, cocoa and cookies, as well as an opportunity to voice their concerns and learn how his office can assist them with state programs and services. Read more

 

Pashinski, Flynn present state funding check to city of Wilkes-Barre

(Dec 22, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, along with state Sen. Marty Flynn’s Chief of Staff, Brian Doughton and Mayor George Brown, celebrated a state grant awarded to the city of Wilkes-Barre today. Read more

 

Pashinski hosts community for Cocoa and Carols open house

(Dec 21, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski welcomed residents of the community to his Cocoa and Carols open house Wednesday evening. Read more

 

Pashinski, Flynn welcome multiple grants totaling $1.6 million for five local projects

(Dec 19, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, in conjunction with state Sen. Marty Flynn, said $1.6 million in state grants were awarded today by the Commonwealth Financing Authority to advance multiple projects in Luzerne County. Read more

 

Pashinski, Flynn present state funding check to Luzerne County Flood Authority

(Dec 19, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski celebrated a state grant awarded to the Luzerne County Flood Authority today along with Sen. Marty Flynn’s Chief of Staff Jennifer Fitzpatrick, Mayor George Brown and several board members and employees of the authority. Read more

 

Miss my Telephone Town Hall? Catch up on the discussion here.

(Dec 19, 2023)

Check out what our friends & neighbors had to say about the issues that matter. Read more

 

State funding check presented to Luzerne County Flood Authority

(Dec 19, 2023)

The check was presented by State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, along with Sen. Marty Flynn’s Chief of Staff Jennifer Fitzpatrick, Mayor George Brown, and several board members and employees of the authority. Read more

 

Grants available as of Tuesday, Dec. 12

(Dec 12, 2023)

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

 

Cartwright: Return of rail service ‘a once in a lifetime opportunity’

(Dec 11, 2023)

At a news conference at his Scranton office Monday morning, Cartwright and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Scranton, joined with state and local leaders to celebrate their recent announcement of a major milestone in bringing the Amtrak passenger rail service back between Scranton and New York City. Read more

 

Indian American Association celebrates Diwali Festival of Lights

(Dec 09, 2023)

More than 200 guests attended the gala, including such dignitaries as Wilkes-Barre Mayor George Brown, State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski and U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright. Read more

 

State Grant Programs Open For Application, Dec. 4

(Dec 04, 2023)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Department of Aging: Senior Community Center Grants Who May Apply: Pennsylvania Senior Community Centers with an existing, contractual relationship with an Area Agency on Aging. Use: To help Pennsylvania’s Senior Community Centers increase participation and programming Funds: Up to $2 million in grant funding is available. Grants vary depending on staff levels. Application Deadline: December 15, 2023 More information: Aging Website Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Violence Intervention and Prevention Who May Apply: Community-based organizations with 501(c)(3) designation, institutions of higher education, municipalities, district attorneys, and counties, Use: Effective local intervening and preventive measures to stop gun and group violence that is occurring across the state in both the short- and long-term Funds: $40 million in state funding is available for two tracks: VIP Grants: Applicants can request up to 50% of their operating budget up to $950,00 total. Coordinated Community Violence Intervention Strategies Projects (CCVI): Applicants can request up to $3 million in total funding over a 36-month period (funding match required). PCCD anticipates approving only 2-3 CCVI projects. Application Deadline: January 18, 2024 More information: PCCD Website Department of Community and Economic Development: Read more

 

Cocoa and Carols - Holiday Open House

(Dec 01, 2023)

Join Rep. Pashinski for Cocoa and Carols Dec. 20. Read more

 

Pashinski, Flynn applaud two state funding projects in Plains Township

(Nov 30, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski and state Sen. Marty Flynn celebrated today two state grants awarded to Plains Township. Read more

 

Pashinski, Flynn present $215,000 check to Wilkes-Barre Township

(Nov 29, 2023)

“This building was constructed in 1978 and the HVAC units, manufactured by the Singer Sewing Machine Company, are original to the building,” Mayor Kuren said. “I thank Sen. Flynn and Rep. Pashinski for supporting our LSA grant application, making this project possible.” Read more

 

Funding for new HVAC system in Wilkes-Barre Township

(Nov 29, 2023)

“Well, it’s certainly time overdue. This was done in 1974, certainly, time to upgrade it. It’s going to save them money and it’s going to actually provide them with the quality heat and air conditioning that they need in order to do their business,” said Pashinski. Read more

 

Pashinski, Flynn present state funding check to Wilkes-Barre Township

(Nov 28, 2023)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski and state Sen. Marty Flynn celebrated a state grant awarded to Wilkes-Barre Township today. Read more

 

The 2023 Fifty Over 50

(Nov 27, 2023)

In Luzerne County, Eddie Day Pashinski’s neighbors know their state representative as a reliable and forceful voice for their rural corner of the commonwealth. Read more

 

Area lawmakers discuss distracted-driving issue

(Nov 19, 2023)

“Statistics state that nine families lose a loved one due to distracted driving each and every day — more than 3,200 lives lost every year," said Rep. Pashinski. Read more