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Severance tax proposed on natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania

(Mar 02, 2023)

“We certainly do not want to put one of our industries in financial harm’s way. We expect them to pay their fair share just as anybody, whether you are a taxpayer or a business,” Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski (D-Luzerne) said. Read more

 

Pashinski Rings in Music in Our Schools Month

(Mar 01, 2023)

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Local legislators congratulate new Pa. House Speaker McClinton

(Mar 01, 2023)

“I truly believe that we are going to do great things in the House under the leadership of Speaker McClinton for the people of Pennsylvania,” Pashinski said. Read more

 

PEERs graduate at local long-term care facilities

(Feb 26, 2023)

Recently, five residents at River View Nursing and Rehab Center, Wilkes-Barre, participated in a graduation ceremony and were awarded certificates in recognition of their accomplishment by U.S. Congressman Matt Cartwright and state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski. Read more

 

Pashinski Listens to Citizen's Concerns

(Feb 03, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski attended House Speaker Mark Rozzi's Listening Tour in Wilkes-Barre to hear citizen's concerns on how the legislature operates. Pashinski says the input was honest, straightforward, and will help make improvements in the lives of the people he represents. Read more

 

Conservation, Substance Abuse Education, and Act 13 Funding Opportunities

(Feb 01, 2023)

Here are some of the latest state programs now open for applications. Read more

 

PA Treasurer and Center for Rural Pennsylvania Announce Findings of PA 529 Report

(Jan 31, 2023)

“As a former teacher, I know how important a quality education is for a student’s long-term success,” said Vice Chairman Rep. Pashinski. “PA 529 savings accounts can make quality post-secondary education possible and affordable for more families.” Read more

 

Some PPL customers receiving unexpectedly high estimated bills

(Jan 30, 2023)

Pashinski, R-Wilkes-Barre, said he received a PPL bill that was for two to three times what it normally is. In addition, he has received more than two dozen calls from constituents who have gotten the bills and were shocked. 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

 

Pashinski races in Farm Show Scurry Pull

(Jan 13, 2023)

From the professional care these animals receive to the work our Pennsylvania farmers do, Pashinski couldn’t be more proud to be a part of the PA Farm Show and how it highlights PA’s agricultural products and people. Read more

 

Pashinski: Pa. Agriculture “Rooted in Progress”

(Jan 12, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski joins Ag Secretary Russell Redding at the Pa. Farm Show to talk about the future of agriculture in the Commonwealth. Pashinski has served as Chairman of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee since 2017 and has worked to pass pivotal legislation, like the historic Pa Farm Bill, ensuring a strong agricultural future for the Commonwealth. Read more

 

The 2023 Capitol Scenes calendar is available for download!

(Jan 11, 2023)

Each month contains a scene from our Pennsylvania Capitol, proclaimed as one of the most beautiful Capitol buildings in the nation. Read more

 

NEPA's state lawmakers discuss priorities amid divided Pennsylvania General Assembly

(Jan 09, 2023)

Pashinski wants to address inflation and that means controlling rising health care costs and limiting property tax increases. Read more

 

Survey: What issues are most important to you?

(Jan 04, 2023)

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Pashinski ready to work tirelessly on behalf of Northeast PA

(Jan 03, 2023)

“Today, we again took the sacred oath to protect and defend our Constitution as we were sworn into office – a promise that I will never take lightly." Read more

 

‘We will take care of a lot of people here’

(Dec 15, 2022)

“We always look for ways to do good things,” Pashinski said. “This amazing facility will be a one-stop shop for health care. I’m proud to have worked together with our mayor and our senator and the Wright Center.” Read more

 

Wright Center unveils work on new Wilkes-Barre health care clinic

(Dec 15, 2022)

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-121, of Wilkes-Barre, said the new clinic will be a godsend to people without adequate health care coverage in the area. Read more

 

Career/Technical Training, School Safety and Security, and Arts and Culture Funding Opportunities

(Dec 05, 2022)

Here are some of the latest state programs now open for applications. Read more

 

Pa. lawmakers float nearly 200 ideas for new laws, but power struggle in House complicates route to passage

(Dec 03, 2022)

Democratic Reps. Eddie Pashinski of Luzerne County and Jennifer O’Mara of Delaware County put in a proposal that includes doubling the notice a hospital system must give to state and local agencies of plans to close. It would go from 90 to 180 days. Read more

 

Pashinski hosts local leaders to discuss solutions to the commercial truck issue on Giants Despair in Laurel Run Borough

(Nov 29, 2022)

WILKES-BARRE, Nov. 29 – State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, hosted a meeting with local and state officials at his district office today to discuss the continued issues caused by commercial trucks driving on the road commonly known as Giants Despair in Laurel Run Borough. “Giants Despair is no place for large trucks – in fact it’s called Giants Despair because it’s a treacherous road for large vehicles,” Pashinski said. “Tractor trailers or trucks with excessive weight cannot safely traverse that roadway without danger to the driver and anyone nearby due to the extreme pitch and difficult twists and turns. Today’s meeting was an important step toward finding a long-term solution before additional lives are lost or more damage is done to property.” Pashinski said the meeting was extremely productive , with representatives in attendance from the Pennsylvania State Police, PennDOT, state Sen. Marty Flynn’s office, state Sen. David Argall’s office, and key representatives from all three impacted communities. During the meeting, Pashinski said officials discussed possible solutions, including additional signage, converting the road to a one-way, alerting truck companies about road restrictions, updating GPS guidance systems, and several other proposals that will be pursued before the next meeting. The appropriate solution will depend upon the continued cooperation and support from local and state Read more

 

Severance tax proposed on natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania
Mar 02, 2023

Pashinski Rings in Music in Our Schools Month
Mar 01, 2023

Local legislators congratulate new Pa. House Speaker McClinton
Mar 01, 2023

PEERs graduate at local long-term care facilities
Feb 26, 2023

Pashinski Listens to Citizen's Concerns
Feb 03, 2023

Conservation, Substance Abuse Education, and Act 13 Funding Opportunities
Feb 01, 2023

PA Treasurer and Center for Rural Pennsylvania Announce Findings of PA 529 Report
Jan 31, 2023

Some PPL customers receiving unexpectedly high estimated bills
Jan 30, 2023

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

Pashinski races in Farm Show Scurry Pull
Jan 13, 2023

Pashinski: Pa. Agriculture “Rooted in Progress”
Jan 12, 2023

The 2023 Capitol Scenes calendar is available for download!
Jan 11, 2023

NEPA's state lawmakers discuss priorities amid divided Pennsylvania General Assembly
Jan 09, 2023

Survey: What issues are most important to you?
Jan 04, 2023

Pashinski ready to work tirelessly on behalf of Northeast PA
Jan 03, 2023

‘We will take care of a lot of people here’
Dec 15, 2022

Wright Center unveils work on new Wilkes-Barre health care clinic
Dec 15, 2022

Career/Technical Training, School Safety and Security, and Arts and Culture Funding Opportunities
Dec 05, 2022

Pa. lawmakers float nearly 200 ideas for new laws, but power struggle in House complicates route to passage
Dec 03, 2022

Pashinski hosts local leaders to discuss solutions to the commercial truck issue on Giants Despair in Laurel Run Borough
Nov 29, 2022