Webster: PA Must Modernize Our Technology

(Feb 18, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Joe Webster says to provide good government services, Pennsylvania must modernize the Department of State's technology. One of the necessary improvements involves the methodology around legislative redistricting. During a House budget hearing, he asked Acting Secretary of the Commonweath Veronica Degraffenreid if her budget proposal includes those needed improvements. Read more

 

Feb. 17 update: Asking crucial questions about PA’s fiscal future

(Feb 17, 2021)

Weekly email also includes a salute to real-life superhero volunteers, as well as a warning for the approaching winter storm. Read more

 

Webster: What are PA's financial benefits of minimum wage increase, adult-use cannabis and RGGI?

(Feb 17, 2021)

During a recent Appropriations Committee state budget hearing, Pa. state Rep. Joe Webster asked Revenue Secretary C. Daniel Hassell when Pennsylvania would see financial benefits if it raises the minimum wage, legalizes adult-use cannabis and implements the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Read more

 

Feb. 10 update: Honoring Black Legacies; COVID-19 Relief; Print Your Tax Forms

(Feb 10, 2021)

S.B. 109 is a great step forward to assisting people, families and local businesses, as it will help restaurants, schools, employers, tenants and landlords. However, more is needed, including a minimum wage hike, ensuring safe working conditions and guaranteed paid sick leave. Read more

 

Webster Reacts to Gov.’s Budget Proposal

(Feb 04, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Joe Webster is excited about Gov. Tom Wolf's budget address. He says it's all about equity for our children in education and for the working class and our economy. Read more

 

Feb. 3 update: My reaction to Gov. Wolf’s budget address

(Feb 03, 2021)

My weekly email also provides information and updates on unemployment compensation fraud, COVID-19 and vaccines, a recent storm emergency, and more. Read more

 

Jan. 26 update: UC and COVID-19 vaccine updates; plus news on election law, recycling efforts, and property tax/rent relief

(Jan 26, 2021)

If you were among the nearly 100 folks who joined last night’s virtual town hall on election infrastructure and law in Pennsylvania, I hope you enjoyed it and found the conversation informative. Read more

 

Virtual Town Hall: Pennsylvania’s Election Infrastructure and Law

(Jan 26, 2021)

Watch the replay of an online forum on Pennsylvania's election infrastructure and law, ft. Sec. Kathy Boockvar. Read more

 

Jan. 20 update: A powerful inauguration; Discussing election infrastructure and law; Voting against bad bills

(Jan 20, 2021)

“Democracy is frail … and democracy is resilient.” Read more

 

Jan. 12 update: Addressing the insurrection; Financial assistance is available; Pennie deadline approaching

(Jan 12, 2021)

Also, the Small Business Administration has reopened applications for the Paycheck Protection Program. Read more

 

Webster retains three key committee assignments, adds Appropriations

(Jan 12, 2021)

“I am grateful to our House Democratic leadership for entrusting me with the great responsibility of serving on these outstanding committees," Webster said. "The work we do as legislators is largely determined by what takes place in committee. I look forward to offering my perspective and identifying ways to help important pieces of legislation get the bipartisan votes that they deserve.” Read more

 

Webster Discusses National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

(Jan 11, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Joe Webster participated in the Red Sand Project to bring attention to National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, raising awareness about human trafficking also known as modern day slavery. This issue affects all of us, even in Montgomery County. Read more

 

Webster: Call the insurrection what it was: domestic terrorism

(Jan 08, 2021)

This was insurrection. It was a violent attempt to subvert the legitimate functioning of our government led by a defeated president seeking any means possible to hold onto power. These individuals – including and especially President Trump – have shamed and embarrassed the United States, and history will not forget it. Nor should we. Read more

 

Webster Sworn in For His 2nd Term

(Jan 05, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Joe Webster was sworn in to begin his second term in the PA House of Representatives representing the people of Montgomery County. Read more

 

Jan. 5 update: Need help with healthcare coverage? COVID-19 vaccines? Funding for restaurants? Let’s start the 2021-22 legislative session with answers!

(Jan 05, 2021)

The work to be in done in Harrisburg isn’t about the lawyers writing up new language – these laws are about our daily lives, the financial challenges we face and the future of our families. Read more

 

Webster sworn in to begin second term as state representative

(Jan 05, 2021)

Among the priorities Webster said he will focus on in the new term are addressing the economic issues impacting Pennsylvania and proposing legislation that would improve the legislative process. Read more

 

House Democrats fight to increase transparency and accountability, make sure the people come first

(Jan 04, 2021)

The People Before Politics plan was crafted with this central idea: lawmakers work for the people, not the other way around. It focuses on openness, transparency and citizen control of the legislative process. Read more

 

Dec. 30 update: Happy New Year! COVID-19 Stimulus Bill, Grants, and the PTRR Deadline is TOMORROW!

(Dec 30, 2020)

I was impressed and grateful for the community outpouring of support for our Holiday Food Drive. Over 1,200 pounds of food was collected and distributed. Thanks to your generosity, you’ve made your neighbors’ holidays special indeed. Read more

 

Webster announces $5 million in state grants for local redevelopment projects

(Dec 29, 2020)

“These grants are welcome news at a time when people, organizations, businesses and local governments are struggling to weather the pandemic and complete projects that are important to the economic development of our region and quality of life for our residents,” Webster said. Read more

 

Happy Holidays! Toy and food drives; Help for storm victims, restaurants and veterans

(Dec 22, 2020)

I want to express a heartfelt show of appreciation and gratitude to the wonderful people of this community. The support for the toy and food drives shows our true colors, especially near the end of such a difficult year. So, to all of you, THANK YOU. Read more

 

Webster: PA Must Modernize Our Technology
Feb 18, 2021

Feb. 17 update: Asking crucial questions about PA’s fiscal future
Feb 17, 2021

Webster: What are PA's financial benefits of minimum wage increase, adult-use cannabis and RGGI?
Feb 17, 2021

Feb. 10 update: Honoring Black Legacies; COVID-19 Relief; Print Your Tax Forms
Feb 10, 2021

Webster Reacts to Gov.’s Budget Proposal
Feb 04, 2021

Feb. 3 update: My reaction to Gov. Wolf’s budget address
Feb 03, 2021

Jan. 26 update: UC and COVID-19 vaccine updates; plus news on election law, recycling efforts, and property tax/rent relief
Jan 26, 2021

Virtual Town Hall: Pennsylvania’s Election Infrastructure and Law
Jan 26, 2021

Jan. 20 update: A powerful inauguration; Discussing election infrastructure and law; Voting against bad bills
Jan 20, 2021

Jan. 12 update: Addressing the insurrection; Financial assistance is available; Pennie deadline approaching
Jan 12, 2021

Webster retains three key committee assignments, adds Appropriations
Jan 12, 2021

Webster Discusses National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Jan 11, 2021

Webster: Call the insurrection what it was: domestic terrorism
Jan 08, 2021

Webster Sworn in For His 2nd Term
Jan 05, 2021

Jan. 5 update: Need help with healthcare coverage? COVID-19 vaccines? Funding for restaurants? Let’s start the 2021-22 legislative session with answers!
Jan 05, 2021

Webster sworn in to begin second term as state representative
Jan 05, 2021

House Democrats fight to increase transparency and accountability, make sure the people come first
Jan 04, 2021

Dec. 30 update: Happy New Year! COVID-19 Stimulus Bill, Grants, and the PTRR Deadline is TOMORROW!
Dec 30, 2020

Webster announces $5 million in state grants for local redevelopment projects
Dec 29, 2020

Happy Holidays! Toy and food drives; Help for storm victims, restaurants and veterans
Dec 22, 2020