Rep. Rozzi, Sen. Schwank announce $32K state grant

(Apr 14, 2021)

COVID-19 has affected so many parts of our everyday lives, so I’m proud to see the state step in to lend a hand to make certain important community organizations cannot only survive during these trying times, but also continue the important work and services they provide. Read more


State lawmakers announce $499K grant for Albright College

(Apr 13, 2021)

“This grant will go a long way to help address Pennsylvania’s shortage of skilled labor, training today’s students for 21st century jobs,” state Rep. Mark Rozzi said. Read more


Reps. Rozzi, Gregory encourage survivors to show support for PA legislative action

(Mar 31, 2021)

For years, Reps. Jim Gregory and Mark Rozzi have worked together on a bipartisan compromise after previous efforts to pass similar legislation for a retroactive window for victims failed repeatedly. Read more


Schweyer, prime co-sponsors introduce bill to repeal Pa. fireworks law

(Mar 19, 2021)

HARRISBURG, March 19 – State Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh, along with state Reps Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, Robert Freeman, D-Northampton, Steve Samuelson, Mike Schlossberg, all D-Lehigh, and Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, today introduced a bill which would repeal Pennsylvania’s law allowing residents to purchase and set-off powerful fireworks. “For the past few years, I, along with many of my neighbors have been awakened at all hours of the night from the loud barrage of fireworks near my home and with the Fourth of July holiday approaching, it is time again to address this problem,” Schweyer said. “This goes beyond the borders of Allentown. Many of my colleagues in the House from Philadelphia to Easton and Pittsburgh to Erie have all shared similar fireworks problems in their communities. This legislation would repeal the most recent changes made to the fireworks law and would provide all municipalities more power to enforce the law and help restore quality of life back to city residents.” "As the Memorial Day weekend draws closer, followed by the July Fourth holiday, so too will the inevitable calls and complaints to my office about fireworks activity," McNeill said. "Last summer, as noted by conversations I had with many residents throughout Lehigh County, it seemed as though the COVID pandemic produced an uptick in pyrotechnic use. This increased nighttime activity added to the stresses in our communities: upsetting pets, Read more


Rozzi announces $100K grant for Opportunity House

(Mar 01, 2021)

TEMPLE, March 1 – State Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, announced a $100,000 grant has been approved for Berks County’s Opportunity House with funds provided by the Department of Community and Economic Development. Opportunity House serves people in Berks County who are experiencing homelessness and adults and children from low-income households, including people from households living below the federal poverty level. Read more


State Grant Programs Now Open for Applications: March 31 Update

(Feb 01, 2021)

The following state grants are open for applications. Updated on Feb. 1. Read more


Rozzi: Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse Have Waited Long Enough

(Jan 28, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Mark Rozzi is applauding his colleagues in the House for joining him in passing legislation to help victims of childhood sexual abuse get closure and redress on their harrowing experiences. Read more


Rozzi hails progress toward justice for child sexual abuse victims

(Jan 27, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 27 – As the legislature’s foremost advocate for justice on child sexual abuse, state Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, hailed today’s House passage of legislation that moves a two-year window for childhood sexual assault victims to file civil lawsuits closer to reality. Read more


Troubleshooting PUA claims: How to reopen/reactivate a PUA claim

(Jan 27, 2021)

Step-by-step instructions to successfully reopen/reactivate a PUA claim. Read more


Rozzi announces grant for Albright College

(Jan 05, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 5 – State Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, announced Albright College has been selected as one of 37 institutions of higher education to receive an It’s On Us PA grant. The grant award winners selected today are eligible for grants totaling up to $30,000. Read more


Rozzi announces more than $125K in grants for local school districts

(Nov 16, 2020)

TEMPLE, Nov. 16 – State Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, announced more than $9 million in Pennsylvania’s Safe School grants, with a combined $90,000 approved for Antietam and Muhlenberg school districts. Read more


Let’s be patient; Make sure every vote counts

(Nov 05, 2020)

As of this writing, there are approximately 750,000 Pennsylvania votes that need to be counted. That is more than 750,000 Pennsylvanians who lawfully casted their vote and deserve to be heard. Counting every citizen’s legal, timely vote is imperative. As workers securely make progress on tallying the results, we must be patient. This process may take several days, but the integrity and sanctity of the vote in our state must be maintained. Last Fall, in a bipartisan showing, the Pennsylvania General Assembly agreed to allow for mail-in ballots. Since then, House Democrats have made many efforts to help clarify any confusion about the process and give local election boards the tools needed to securely and expeditiously process votes cast by mail. Unfortunately, our Republican colleagues chose political gamesmanship over a genuine effort to ensure a smooth election. Their inaction failed to allow for the early processing of ballots received – as 32 other states permit-- and, in turn, why there is a delay in knowing the outcome of this election. The ambiguity in the law did not address their local official’s concerns; nor does it protect every Pennsylvanian’s constitutional right to vote and our obligation to make sure those votes are counted. Now, more than ever, we must ensure that we uphold the freedoms guaranteed in our state and nation’s constitution. In these unprecedented times, the voters must have the final say, not the candidates or Read more


Rozzi announces $60,000 state grant for Mt. Penn Fire Co.

(Oct 29, 2020)

State Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, today announced a $60,000 state grant has been approved by the Department of Community and Economic Development for the Mt. Penn Fire Co. Read more


Community update: Don't wait. Return your ballot today

(Oct 27, 2020)

Don't wait: Return your mail-in ballot today. Read more


Rozzi encourages public to take advantage of free testing

(Oct 09, 2020)

State Rep. Mark Rozzi is encouraging Berks County residents to take advantage of free COVID-19 testing scheduled for Reading next week at the Front Street parking lot at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading. Testing is scheduled to take place from Tuesday through Saturday. Read more


Legislative Update: My office can help you

(Aug 31, 2020)

Learn about the programs available to you during this health emergency. Read more


Rozzi announces $500K in grants

(Aug 17, 2020)

TEMPLE, Aug. 17 – State Rep. Mark Rozzi announced Monday four grants have been approved for local municipalities and authorities through the Department of Community and Economic Development. Read more


Rozzi applauds state funding for Lower Alsace Ambulance station project

(Jun 24, 2020)

State Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, announced a state grant will fund the replacement of the roof at the Lower Alsace Ambulance station. Read more


Rozzi, Schwank announce $1.7 million loan to Mount Penn Borough Municipal Authority

(Apr 22, 2020)

A low-interest loan in the amount of $1.7 million was approved today by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) to fund the Mount Penn Borough Municipal Authority’s recently completed Perkiomen Avenue Water Main Replacement Project, according to state state Rep. Mark Rozzi. Read more


Rozzi reminds residents shred event canceled, please stay home

(Apr 15, 2020)

State Rep. Mark Rozzi reminded residents all of his events, including a shred event, originally scheduled for April have been canceled. Read more