Sappey, House Policy Committee Hold Hearing on PA Public Gardens at Longwood

(Apr 23, 2021)

KENNETT SQUARE, PA — State Rep. Christina Sappey, D-Chester, and House Democratic Policy Committee Chairman Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, hosted a special hearing on Pennsylvania public gardens yesterday at Longwood Gardens in East Marlborough Township. Read more

 

Lawmakers at hearing at Longwood Gardens: Public gardens create jobs, help economy

(Apr 23, 2021)

Christina Sappey and House Democratic Policy Committee Chairman Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, hosted a special hearing on Pennsylvania public Read more

 

Sappey, House Policy Committee Hold Hearing on PA Public Gardens at Longwood

(Apr 23, 2021)

KENNETT SQUARE, PA — State Rep. Christina Sappey, D-Chester, and House Democratic Policy Committee Chairman Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, hosted a special hearing on Pennsylvania public gardens yesterday at Longwood Gardens in East Marlborough Township. Read more

 

Earth Day Roundtable Discussion

(Apr 22, 2021)

A roundtable discussion and tour of Longwood Gardens Read more

 

Longwood Gardens - Role and Impact of Public Gardens in PA - Testimony

(Apr 22, 2021)

Testimony - Rep. Christina Sappey hosts the House Democratic Policy Committee at Longwood Gardens. Read more

 

Rep. Ciresi: Time is now to commit to Reading-to-Philadelphia rail service restoration

(Apr 19, 2021)

This is our opportunity. I invite you to imagine what could be possible for our section of southeastern Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Passenger rail needs to get ‘back on track’ in the Northeast and throughout PA | My Turn

(Apr 19, 2021)

So, if Italy can be the European pioneer despite a challenging terrain of mountains, why can’t Pennsylvania transportation thrive on our rails? Read more

 

Investment in health, safety and jobs focus of hearing on Pennsylvania’s toxic schools

(Apr 16, 2021)

Schools statewide are in urgent need of upgrades for the health and safety of students and staff, and a recent meeting of the House Democratic Policy Committee’s Subcommittee on Progressive Policies for Working People highlighted what actions the state can take to address toxic schools. Read more

 

Expanded Passenger Rail Could Boost Pennsylvania Economy

(Apr 14, 2021)

Local lawmakers say expanding passenger rail could boost the state's economy. State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro (D-Erie) took part in a town hall Tuesday on rail traffic. Read more

 

Q&A with BioTech Innovation Organization professionals

(Apr 14, 2021)

As Pennsylvania expands vaccine eligibility, the House Democratic Policy Committee heard from the manufacturers working to develop safe and effective vaccines. Read more

 

Berks proponent testifies in a Pa. House hearing on restoring passenger train service to Reading

(Apr 14, 2021)

Weidenhammer was one of more than a dozen passenger train proponents participating in the state House Democratic Policy Committee hearing, Read more

 

Passenger rail needs to get back on track in NE and throughout

(Apr 14, 2021)

They say they built the train tracks over Read more

 

Expansion of passenger rail has potential to boost Pa. economy, improve statewide commutes

(Apr 13, 2021)

HARRISBURG, April 13 -- Passenger rail has the potential to improve regional access and reduce traffic congestion and state Rep. Joe Ciresi led today’s House Democratic Policy Committee to discuss how the state can get on board. The hearing featured three panels of testifiers highlighting President Joe Biden’s recent infrastructure plan and how rail connection across the state could help rural and suburban areas benefit from economic growth. Policy Committee Chairman Ryan Bizzarro shared, “Improving passenger rail has the potential to create jobs, streamline commutes and would have a positive environmental impact on the state. I thank Representative Ciresi for hosting today’s hearing and I look forward to continuing this conversation on how investment of state and federal dollars can boost economic development throughout the state.” "I was grateful to the testifiers and the participants in today's hearing for continuing an important conversation about investment in passenger rail service," Ciresi said. "What we learned today is critical to making wise decisions about infrastructure and what is involved to bring much-needed improvements to transportation in many parts of the state, especially in Pottstown, Royersford and other stops on the potential Reading-to-Philadelphia corridor that I've long been working to resurrect. Our partnerships, both with the private sector and our federal elected officials, will be Read more

 

Back on Track - Investing in Passenger Rail - Testimony

(Apr 13, 2021)

A hearing hosted by Rep. Joe Ciresi and getting passenger rail back on track in Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Expanded Passenger Rail Could Boost Pennsylvania Economy

(Apr 13, 2021)

Local lawmakers say expanding passenger rail could boost the state's economy. State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro (D-Erie) took part in a town hall Tuesday on rail traffic. Read more

 

2021 Disability & Mental Health Summit Legislative Panel

(Apr 13, 2021)

State Rep. Dan Miller hosted his 2021 Disability and Mental Health Summit. The House Democratic Policy Committee is thrilled to host a legislative panel providing an outlet for meaningful discussion with legislators on policies that impact those living with disabilities and battling mental health issues. The panel, originally held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, and can be viewed below. Read more

 

Back on Track - Investing in Passenger Rail

(Apr 13, 2021)

State Rep. Joe Ciresi is hosting a hearing to discuss the importance of investing in passenger rail. Read more

 

BioTech Innovation Organization, Pfizer share vaccine efficacy, role in COVID-19 recovery

(Apr 12, 2021)

HARRISBURG, April 12 – As Pennsylvania expands vaccine eligibility, the House Democratic Policy Committee heard from the manufacturers tirelessly working to develop safe and effective vaccines for global use. At a Policy Committee hearing today, testifiers included representatives from Biotechnology Innovation Organization and Pfizer, who provided details on the technology behind the development of the COVID-19 vaccines and how the United States can reach herd immunity. Chairman Ryan Bizzarro and state Reps. Patty Kim and Darisha Parker facilitated the hearing, where Amy Walker, director of Infectious Diseases Policy for Biotechnology Innovation Organization and Lisa Coen, senior director, Vaccine Public Affairs with Pfizer, shared insight into the science behind the creation of COVID-19 vaccines, ongoing research, development and trials. Walker shared that five presidents, both Democratic and Republican, have been vaccinated, highlighting that the vaccines have received bipartisan support. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to have conversations based on science and fact. These vaccines will save lives and I encourage everyone eligible and interested to take the advice of scientists and medical professionals and help put this pandemic behind us,” Bizzarro implored. “It is important for us to hear this testimony today, especially for my constituents,” Parker said. “Communities of color have battled COVID extra Read more

 

Legislative Panel - Rep. Dan Miller's Disability Summit

(Apr 12, 2021)

Testimony for state Rep. Dan Miller's Legislative Panel at the 2021 Disability Summit Read more

 

Crushing Covid-19: An update on how vaccine are helping PA COVID-19 recovery efforts

(Apr 12, 2021)

An update on how vaccines are helping Pennsylvania's COVID-19 recovery efforts. Read more

 

Sappey, House Policy Committee Hold Hearing on PA Public Gardens at Longwood
Apr 23, 2021

Lawmakers at hearing at Longwood Gardens: Public gardens create jobs, help economy
Apr 23, 2021

Sappey, House Policy Committee Hold Hearing on PA Public Gardens at Longwood
Apr 23, 2021

Earth Day Roundtable Discussion
Apr 22, 2021

Longwood Gardens - Role and Impact of Public Gardens in PA - Testimony
Apr 22, 2021

Rep. Ciresi: Time is now to commit to Reading-to-Philadelphia rail service restoration
Apr 19, 2021

Passenger rail needs to get ‘back on track’ in the Northeast and throughout PA | My Turn
Apr 19, 2021

Investment in health, safety and jobs focus of hearing on Pennsylvania’s toxic schools
Apr 16, 2021

Expanded Passenger Rail Could Boost Pennsylvania Economy
Apr 14, 2021

Q&A with BioTech Innovation Organization professionals
Apr 14, 2021

Berks proponent testifies in a Pa. House hearing on restoring passenger train service to Reading
Apr 14, 2021

Passenger rail needs to get back on track in NE and throughout
Apr 14, 2021

Expansion of passenger rail has potential to boost Pa. economy, improve statewide commutes
Apr 13, 2021

Back on Track - Investing in Passenger Rail - Testimony
Apr 13, 2021

Expanded Passenger Rail Could Boost Pennsylvania Economy
Apr 13, 2021

2021 Disability & Mental Health Summit Legislative Panel
Apr 13, 2021

Back on Track - Investing in Passenger Rail
Apr 13, 2021

BioTech Innovation Organization, Pfizer share vaccine efficacy, role in COVID-19 recovery
Apr 12, 2021

Legislative Panel - Rep. Dan Miller's Disability Summit
Apr 12, 2021

Crushing Covid-19: An update on how vaccine are helping PA COVID-19 recovery efforts
Apr 12, 2021