February 4 Update: Black History Month, Dog License Event, & Lunar New Year

(Feb 04, 2022)

Black History Month, Dog License Event, & Lunar New Year Read more

 

January 27 Update: Patient Safety Act & Charter School Reform

(Jan 27, 2022)

Patient Safety Act & Charter School Reform Read more

 

Kinsey seeks solutions for problems in Pa. prison system

(Jan 26, 2022)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 26 – State Rep. Stephen Kinsey, D-Phila., held a news conference today with House and Senate colleagues and prison-reform advocates to discuss legislation to help address systemic problems in Pennsylvania’s prison system. Kinsey was joined by House Minority Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Phila., House Minority Whip Jordan Harris, D-Phila., state Reps. Amen Brown, Danilo Burgos, Joe Hohenstein, Darisha Parker and Brian Sims, all D-Phila.; Tim Briggs, Napoleon Nelson, Ben Sanchez and Joe Webster, all D-Montgomery; Bob Brooks, R-Westmoreland/Allegheny; Gina Curry, D-Delaware; Manuel Guzman, D-Berks; Dianne Herrin, D-Chester; Carol Hill-Evans, D-York; Patty Kim, D-Dauphin; Emily Kinkead, D-Allegheny; Maureen Madden, D-Monroe; Melissa Shusterman, D-Chester/Montgomery; and Regina Young, D-Delaware/Phila.; along with state Sen. Sharif Street, D-Phila. and Anton Andrew from PA Prison Society. “Right now, in Pennsylvania and the entire United States, we have a prison system that does not work,” Kinsey said. “We must pass legislation to reform this system, so that those incarcerated have a chance to live dignified lives when they’re serving their sentence and when they’ve completed it.” The lawmakers are seeking enactment of several bills that would improve the prison system for incarcerated people and their families as well as save taxpayer dollars, including: Probation and Parole Reform: Earned Compliance Read more

 

January 20 Update: Martin Luther King Day of Service, COVID Test Kits, and Legislative Update

(Jan 20, 2022)

January 20 Update: Martin Luther King Day of Service, COVID Test Kits, and Legislative Update Read more

 

Lawmakers to seek easier name-change process for LGBTQ+ Pennsylvanians

(Jan 20, 2022)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 20 – Members of the LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus are introducing legislation that would destigmatize and create a safer and easier name-change process for LGBTQ+ Pennsylvanians, especially transgender, non-binary and gender expansive people in the commonwealth. The Pennsylvania LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus is a bipartisan and bicameral caucus made up of members of the General Assembly whose mission is to advocate for equality for LGBTQ+ communities across Pennsylvania. Reps. Brian Sims, D-Phila., Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, and Sen. Katie Muth, D-Berks/Chester/Montgomery, are co-chairs of the caucus. Spurred by a Pennsylvania Senate Policy Committee hearing on the barriers in Pennsylvania for the transgender community in June 2021, members of the caucus worked with stakeholders to draft six key pieces of legislation to update Pennsylvania’s antiquated name change process and provide funding and safeguards for those seeking to change their name. The legislative package is being co-authored by Frankel and Muth, Reps. Nancy Guenst, D-Montgomery/Phila., Emily Kinkead, D-Allegheny, Ben Sanchez, D-Montgomery, Melissa Shusterman, D-Montgomery, and Joe Webster, D-Montgomery; and state Sens. Amanda Cappelletti, D-Delaware/Montgomery, Tim Kearney, D-Chester/Delaware, and Lindsey Williams, D-Allegheny. Co-sponsorship memorandums have been circulated and the LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus is calling on their colleagues in both chambers to sign onto these important Read more

 

January 14 Update: Human Trafficking Awareness Day+Latest on Redistricting

(Jan 14, 2022)

Human Trafficking Awareness Day+Latest on Redistricting Read more

 

Reflecting on 2021-Forging Ahead to 2022

(Jan 05, 2022)

Reflecting on 2021-Forging Ahead in 2022 Read more

 

December 23 Update: Winter Collection Drive and Happy Holidays!

(Dec 23, 2021)

Winter Collection Drive and Happy Holidays! Read more

 

December 15 Update: Winter Collection Drive, Defending Democracy, & Property Tax / Rent Rebate Deadline

(Dec 15, 2021)

Winter Collection Drive, Defending Democracy, & Property Tax / Rent Rebate Deadline Read more

 

December 9 Update: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Supporting Union Workers, and Winter Collection Drive!

(Dec 09, 2021)

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Supporting Union Workers, and Winter Collection Drive! Read more

 

Webster applauds $1 million award earmarked for new clubhouse at Jeffersonville Golf Club

(Dec 06, 2021)

WEST NORRITON TOWNSHIP, Dec. 06 – State Rep. Joe Webster, D-Montgomery, today announced the awarding of $1 million in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program funding to the Jeffersonville Golf Club for construction of a new clubhouse. The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program is a grant program administered by the Office of the Budget for the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational and historical improvement projects “This monumental investment ensures that the Jeffersonville Golf Club continues to remain a premier golfing destination in Montgomery County for decades to come,” Webster said. “It is vital to continuously enhance the amenities for the Jeffersonville Golf Club in order to attract new members, while also retaining the loyal patronage of the members who have been golfing here for many years.” This project is geared towards the construction of a new clubhouse building which will include a restaurant and a banquet facility to be utilized by the community’s residents. In addition, a pro shop, golf simulators, and storage space for equipment will also be included in the construction. “Investments such as this one spearhead our economic growth in Montgomery County. I applaud this funding and look forward to seeing this envisioned project become a reality,” he added. RACP projects are authorized in the Redevelopment Assistance section Read more

 

December 2 Update: Happy Hanukkah, Salute to Veterans, and Internship Available!

(Dec 02, 2021)

Happy Hanukkah, Salute to Veterans, and Internship Available! Read more

 

Webster commends nearly $2 million in state grants to improve Montgomery County roads

(Nov 19, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Nov. 19 – State Rep. Joe Webster, D-Montgomery, today announced the awarding of nearly $2 million in grants poised to enhance and propel road projects in the 150 th Legislative District. These grants were awarded through the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s Multimodal Transportation Fund program. “This much needed influx in funding is earmarked to improve roadways in both Lower Providence Township and Upper Providence Township,” Webster said. “It is no secret that our infrastructure, particularly our roadways, is aging and must be invested in to benefit all of the individuals who use these roadways daily. “Failing to properly invest in our infrastructure right now could have potential catastrophic consequences to our economic future and overall quality of life. I applaud this funding and look forward to seeing these envisioned projects become a reality,” he added. Lower Providence Township was awarded $1.75 million for intersection improvements along Park Avenue at Crawford Road and Eaglesville Road. The project will realign the roadways of Park Avenue, Crawford Road and Eaglesville Road to eliminate the offset intersection and install a traffic signal. Upper Providence Township was awarded $212,330 designated to be utilized for preliminary engineering costs for a roundabout at the intersection of Dreibelbis Road, Black Rock Road, and 2 nd Avenue. The existing intersection Read more

 

November 17 Update: American Education Week, House Bill 2083, and Civil Air Patrol Ceremony!

(Nov 17, 2021)

American Education Week, House Bill 2083, and Civil Air Patrol Ceremony! Read more

 

Fall 2021 Newsletter

(Nov 17, 2021)

Fall 2021 Newsletter Read more

 

Sainato, Wheatley, Pisciottano, Webster unveil new bills to boost Pa. veterans

(Nov 08, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Nov. 8 – As Pennsylvania prepares to celebrate Veterans Day, state Reps. Chris Sainato, D-Lawrence; Jake Wheatley and Nick Pisciottano, both D-Allegheny; and Joe Webster, D-Montgomery, joined fellow lawmakers at Soldier’s Grove to unveil a package of bills aimed at improving the lives of those who have served. Sainato, Democratic chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, said he is proud to be part of a bipartisan effort to shape policy and legislation for the commonwealth’s large and active veteran population. “Our veterans deserve the most vigilant, responsive lawmaking we can provide,” Sainato said. “There is always more we can do to improve the laws in ways that address their concerns. It’s what motivated us to introduce legislation to improve the professional licensing process, so boards better understand how military skills and experience translate to civilian license requirements and veterans have an easier time getting those licenses.” Wheatley, who is Democratic chairman of the House Professional Licensure Committee and a Marine veteran, said, “I want to thank my fellow members for working with me to get this bill across the finish line in the House. This bill will help veterans, service members and their families as they transition to civilian life, smoothing the path for them to join the work force or start their own Read more

 

Nov. 4 Update: Winter collection drive, COVID-19 vaccine news and more

(Nov 04, 2021)

I hope you are well! I wanted to update you on several happenings in the district and in Harrisburg. As always, I hope you find this informative and useful. Read more

 

October 25 Update: Supporting Our Veterans Town Hall, PV Student Voice Panel, and a Successful Stream Health Walk!

(Oct 25, 2021)

Supporting Our Veterans Town Hall, PV Student Voice Panel, and a Successful Stream Health Walk! Read more

 

February 4 Update: Black History Month, Dog License Event, & Lunar New Year
Feb 04, 2022

January 27 Update: Patient Safety Act & Charter School Reform
Jan 27, 2022

Kinsey seeks solutions for problems in Pa. prison system
Jan 26, 2022

January 20 Update: Martin Luther King Day of Service, COVID Test Kits, and Legislative Update
Jan 20, 2022

Lawmakers to seek easier name-change process for LGBTQ+ Pennsylvanians
Jan 20, 2022

January 14 Update: Human Trafficking Awareness Day+Latest on Redistricting
Jan 14, 2022

Reflecting on 2021-Forging Ahead to 2022
Jan 05, 2022

December 23 Update: Winter Collection Drive and Happy Holidays!
Dec 23, 2021

December 15 Update: Winter Collection Drive, Defending Democracy, & Property Tax / Rent Rebate Deadline
Dec 15, 2021

December 9 Update: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Supporting Union Workers, and Winter Collection Drive!
Dec 09, 2021

Webster applauds $1 million award earmarked for new clubhouse at Jeffersonville Golf Club
Dec 06, 2021

December 2 Update: Happy Hanukkah, Salute to Veterans, and Internship Available!
Dec 02, 2021

Webster commends nearly $2 million in state grants to improve Montgomery County roads
Nov 19, 2021

November 17 Update: American Education Week, House Bill 2083, and Civil Air Patrol Ceremony!
Nov 17, 2021

Fall 2021 Newsletter
Nov 17, 2021

November 15 Update: Veterans Day + HB 1055, Child Tax Credit Deadline Approaching, and Winter Collection Drive!
Nov 15, 2021

Sainato, Wheatley, Pisciottano, Webster unveil new bills to boost Pa. veterans
Nov 08, 2021

Nov. 4 Update: Winter collection drive, COVID-19 vaccine news and more
Nov 04, 2021

October 25 Update: Supporting Our Veterans Town Hall, PV Student Voice Panel, and a Successful Stream Health Walk!
Oct 25, 2021

American Rescue Plan Funding Town Hall, Municipal Election Deadlines, and Upcoming Supporting our Veterans Town Hall
Oct 14, 2021