Union health center offers services for workers and their families

(Oct 25, 2023)

“We saw firsthand how the union has taken the proactive step of delivering fundamental needs for its workers and their families,” said event co-host Ben Sanchez, who represents portions of Upper Dublin Township and surrounding municipalities. “For over a century, we’ve stood up for unions because of the tireless work they do to improve the lives of workers in our communities, and with the opening of this facility we witnessed yet another example of their dedication.” Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Oct. 20): From Montco to Harrisburg

(Oct 20, 2023)

It was another great weekend around the district, and I was happy to participate in celebrations ranging from festive and lighthearted to incredibly meaningful. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Sept. 28): Back to Harrisburg this week

(Sep 28, 2023)

On Tuesday, Sept. 26, the House reconvened to begin a new season of session. I’m grateful to share that one of my bills has already seen some progress, House Bill 1527. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Sept. 14): Opportunities for EMS personnel & college students

(Sep 14, 2023)

Volunteer and career fire companies, emergency medical services and rescue squads are encouraged to apply for the 2023-24 Fire Company and Emergency Medical Services Grant Program. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Aug. 31): Labor Day & Back to School Updates

(Aug 31, 2023)

Labor Day is a reminder of the power of unity, the value of teamwork, and the spirit of resilience that has delivered progress over the course of history Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Aug. 16): There's still time to donate school supplies

(Aug 16, 2023)

My office is still accepting donations for our Back-to-School supply drive. There are only a few days left, we ask that donations be dropped off by Aug. 18. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST [July 14]: Reviewing the Budget, Recapping July 4 Festivities, and More!

(Jul 14, 2023)

Last week, the PA House passed a budget for the Commonwealth. It had been sent to the Senate after the first version was passed by the House in early June. After it was sent back to the Senate, it took until June 30 to have them send their version back to the House for concurrence. Read more

 

Rep. Sanchez applauds family health center ahead of grand opening

(Jul 06, 2023)

Rep. Ben Sanchez, D-Montgomery said he is thrilled to support the grand opening of the Visiting Nurse Association Family Health Center at North Hills, a significant development in bringing back accessible health care services for all ages to the North Hills community and beyond. Read more

 

House committee clears bill that would nix constitutional questions in off-year elections

(Jun 28, 2023)

“The constitutional amendment process really should not be taken lightly,” said Rep. Ben Sanchez, D-Montgomery, the bill’s prime sponsor, and “should seek to maximize voter participation and should not be done by a handful of voters.” Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (June 8): Kicking off Pride Month in Montco

(Jun 08, 2023)

As we recognize Pride Month, elected legislators are reminded that it is our duty to create laws and regulations to help, not hurt, our commonwealth. Read more

 

Sanchez brings home funding for new public works truck

(Jun 05, 2023)

“This new work truck will help carry out jobs like snow removal and critical infrastructure repairs, ensuring these projects go smoothly and quickly," Sanchez said. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (May 22): Celebrating a new beginning and local history

(May 22, 2023)

It was an honor to have been a part of the Ribbon Cutting of the new Schaffer Center, Salem Adult Citizens Center in Abington, along with colleagues from local, county, state, and federal government. Read more

 

Roundtable highlights work by Family Promise to support families

(May 10, 2023)

“The pandemic exposed some of the state’s most serious problems, including a lack of affordable housing and a lack of proper funding for numerous human services that are supposed to serve as safety nets on Pennsylvania’s worst days,” said Rep. Ben Sanchez, who co-hosted the event. “Fortunately, in Montgomery County we saw dedicated organizations, like Family Promise, help ensure that homelessness and hunger are rare and brief for many families and children.” Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (May 9): Making Legislative Strides in Harrisburg

(May 09, 2023)

LGBTQ+ Pennsylvanians deserve equal protections against harassment and discrimination. Read more

 

Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee passes 4 bills to prevent gun violence

(Apr 27, 2023)

The Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee passed four bills aimed at preventing gun violence. One of the bills approved Wednesday would require firearm owners to report the loss or theft of guns. Read more

 

Sanchez legislation to modernize the home care hiring process unanimously passes House

(Apr 26, 2023)

“My legislation simply aims to modernize the home care industry’s hiring process and have a further reach when attracting quality care providers,” Sanchez said. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (April 20): Abortion still legal in Pennsylvania

(Apr 20, 2023)

As you may have heard, a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction that overturns the FDA’s approval of mifepristone, a pill used for decades to safely manage miscarriages and provide medication abortions. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (April 5): My legislation unanimously clears House Health Committee

(Apr 05, 2023)

With Good Friday, Easter and Passover happening this weekend, please note that my district office will be closed on Friday, April 7. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (March 23): Budget Season underway in the Capitol

(Mar 23, 2023)

Budget season began this month with Gov. Josh Shapiro’s first budget address. He outlined what he would like to see included in the state’s spending plan this year Read more

 

Sanchez welcomes over $700,000 in grants awarded to Abington Township

(Mar 16, 2023)

“I’m grateful for this significant investment that will enhance our area’s agritourism industry and traffic safety. Grant programs like these ensure major projects can be completed without entirely depending on local dollars,” Sanchez said. Read more

 

Union health center offers services for workers and their families
Oct 25, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Oct. 20): From Montco to Harrisburg
Oct 20, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Sept. 28): Back to Harrisburg this week
Sep 28, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Sept. 14): Opportunities for EMS personnel & college students
Sep 14, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Aug. 31): Labor Day & Back to School Updates
Aug 31, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Aug. 16): There's still time to donate school supplies
Aug 16, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST [July 14]: Reviewing the Budget, Recapping July 4 Festivities, and More!
Jul 14, 2023

Rep. Sanchez applauds family health center ahead of grand opening
Jul 06, 2023

House committee clears bill that would nix constitutional questions in off-year elections
Jun 28, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (June 8): Kicking off Pride Month in Montco
Jun 08, 2023

Sanchez brings home funding for new public works truck
Jun 05, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (May 22): Celebrating a new beginning and local history
May 22, 2023

Roundtable highlights work by Family Promise to support families
May 10, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (May 9): Making Legislative Strides in Harrisburg
May 09, 2023

Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee passes 4 bills to prevent gun violence
Apr 27, 2023

Sanchez legislation to modernize the home care hiring process unanimously passes House
Apr 26, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (April 20): Abortion still legal in Pennsylvania
Apr 20, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (April 5): My legislation unanimously clears House Health Committee
Apr 05, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (March 23): Budget Season underway in the Capitol
Mar 23, 2023

Sanchez welcomes over $700,000 in grants awarded to Abington Township
Mar 16, 2023