Agricultural, Educational, Public Safety, Redevelopment Grant Opportunities

(Feb 27, 2024)

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

 

Siegel expresses confidence in the Neighborhood Improvement Zone

(Feb 26, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel released the following statement today in response to the announcement that the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone finances will be examined by a PA legislative committee: Read more

 

Siegel: Almost $47,000 awarded for fire companies, EMS

(Feb 16, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel today announced that three fire and EMS services in his community have received funding totaling $46,957. Read more

 

Siegel statement on Shapiro plan to make education more affordable

(Jan 26, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel released a statement today following the announcement of Gov. Josh Shapiro’s plan for higher education: Read more

 

Siegel: Property Tax/Rent Rebate Expansion Will Help Combat Rising Costs

(Jan 17, 2024)

Pa. state Rep. Josh Siegel joined Governor Shapiro and other elected officials in Bethlehem to promote the newly expanded Property Tax/Rent Rebate program. Siegel says with the changes to income requirements, 175,000 more people could qualify and receive an expanded rebate that would help combat rising costs. Read more

 

Siegel statement on BEF Commission Report addressing school funding

(Jan 12, 2024)

Statement from Rep. Siegel on the release of the Basic Education Funding Commission Report. Read more

 

Siegel statement on President Biden visit to Lehigh Valley

(Jan 09, 2024)

"It’s only natural the president would choose the swing region of the swing state to bring his message to Pennsylvania,” said Siegel. Read more

 

RACP, Health, Environmental, Public Safety, Transportation, and Redevelopment Opportunities

(Jan 09, 2024)

Grants available as of Tuesday, Jan. 9 Read more

 

2024 Capitol Scenes Calendar

(Jan 08, 2024)

Download my 2024 Capitol Scenes Calendar. Read more

 

Siegel statement on 3rd anniversary of Jan. 6, 2021

(Jan 05, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel released the following statement today regarding the three-year anniversary of the Jan. 6th insurrection: Read more

 

Siegel statement on recent Allentown shootings

(Jan 04, 2024)

ALLENTOWN, Jan. 4 -- State Rep. Joshua Siegel, D-Lehigh, released the following statement today regarding the shootings that occurred in Allentown the weekend before New Year’s: “I commend the swift and decisive action of Lehigh County District Attorney Gavin Holihan, the Allentown Police Department, and our state and federal law enforcement partners in quickly identifying a suspect in the tragic and senseless murder of two Allentonians. We owe them a debt of gratitude for once more ensuring that violence in our streets will neither be tolerated nor go without the harshest possible punishment and response. “This was a particularly heinous crime, and the suspect in question not only murdered a grandmother and child but attempted to murder a second child. The speed and determination of our law enforcement community sends a strong message to those who would seek to deprive our community of safety and security, that Allentown and Lehigh County will not surrender its streets and communities to murderers and violence. “I further commend the Allentown Police Department’s continued commitment to community engagement, which has helped create trust within our neighborhoods and resulted in the public providing information instrumental in identifying the suspect. It demonstrates that when the community comes forward, there is both justice and accountability, and that public safety requires public faith in our Read more

 

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

 

Siegel statement on Allentown shootings

(Dec 30, 2023)

“I awoke this morning like many members of our community, sickened, angry and heartbroken over another night of senseless violence in our city. I offer my sincerest condolences to the families afflicted by last night’s shootings, and I stand with the many Allentonians who are tired of watching their neighborhoods and streets be stained with the blood of gun violence. Read more

 

Siegel offers thoughts on authorization of performance audit on Neighborhood Improvement Zone in Allentown

(Dec 20, 2023)

State Rep. Josh Siegel released the following statement after last week’s state Senate authorization of a performance audit of Allentown’s Neighborhood Improvement Zone, introduced by state Sen. Jarret Coleman. Read more

 

Lehigh legislators, officials applaud law to add judge to Court of Common Pleas

(Dec 20, 2023)

Based on court statistics, Lehigh has some of the highest caseloads among similar counties but has as many as five fewer judges comparatively. Read more

 

Schweyer, Schlossberg, Siegel, and Miller announce over $7.1 million in state grants

(Dec 19, 2023)

State Reps. Peter Schweyer, Mike Schlossberg, and Josh Siegel along with state Sen. Nick Miller today announced a total of over $7.1 million was awarded to 13 projects throughout Lehigh County by the Commonwealth Financing Authority. Read more

 

State Reps. Schweyer, Schlossberg and Siegel applaud community safety grants

(Dec 14, 2023)

State Reps. Peter Schweyer, Mike Schlossberg and Josh Siegel announced today a total of $718,149 awarded for the city of Allentown to staff and fund police departments and for increased security for multiple organizations in their districts. 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

 

Lehigh Valley lawmakers want to stop ‘book ban’ arguments. They just disagree on how.

(Dec 11, 2023)

“I think the dangerous thing about the Senate bill is that it’s asking to codify and list all these books and materials,” Rep. Joshua Siegel, D-Lehigh, said. “Once you’ve got a list, the next natural step is just to say, ‘Well, if everything in here is sexually explicit, forget even giving parents the option. We’re just going to step in and say it’s too dangerous.’ ” 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

 

Agricultural, Educational, Public Safety, Redevelopment Grant Opportunities
Feb 27, 2024

Siegel expresses confidence in the Neighborhood Improvement Zone
Feb 26, 2024

Siegel: Almost $47,000 awarded for fire companies, EMS
Feb 16, 2024

Siegel statement on Shapiro plan to make education more affordable
Jan 26, 2024

Siegel: Property Tax/Rent Rebate Expansion Will Help Combat Rising Costs
Jan 17, 2024

Siegel statement on BEF Commission Report addressing school funding
Jan 12, 2024

Siegel statement on President Biden visit to Lehigh Valley
Jan 09, 2024

RACP, Health, Environmental, Public Safety, Transportation, and Redevelopment Opportunities
Jan 09, 2024

2024 Capitol Scenes Calendar
Jan 08, 2024

Siegel statement on 3rd anniversary of Jan. 6, 2021
Jan 05, 2024

Siegel statement on recent Allentown shootings
Jan 04, 2024

Grant Memo: Cultural, Health, Environmental, Public Safety, Transportation, and Redevelopment Opportunities For Your District
Jan 03, 2024

Siegel statement on Allentown shootings
Dec 30, 2023

Siegel offers thoughts on authorization of performance audit on Neighborhood Improvement Zone in Allentown
Dec 20, 2023

Lehigh legislators, officials applaud law to add judge to Court of Common Pleas
Dec 20, 2023

Schweyer, Schlossberg, Siegel, and Miller announce over $7.1 million in state grants
Dec 19, 2023

State Reps. Schweyer, Schlossberg and Siegel applaud community safety grants
Dec 14, 2023

Grants available as of Tuesday, Dec. 12
Dec 12, 2023

Lehigh Valley lawmakers want to stop ‘book ban’ arguments. They just disagree on how.
Dec 11, 2023

State Grant Programs Open For Application, Dec. 4
Dec 04, 2023