May 25 e-mail: House passes commonsense gun safety bills

(May 25, 2023)

I am excited to return home from another busy week of legislating in Harrisburg, where we voted on final passage of 18 bills. We were able to pass 17 of those with bipartisan support. Read more


May 19 e-mail: House Policy Committee visits Montco

(May 19, 2023)

State Rep. Ben Sanchez and I hosted a House Policy Committee hearing on supporting Pennsylvania's families last week. Read more


May 11 e-mail: Around the district and in Harrisburg with Rep. Cerrato

(May 11, 2023)

As promised, this week I want to discuss some of the advocacy meetings that I was a part of in Harrisburg during last week’s session, as well as a recap on some of our events with constituents back home. Read more


Roundtable highlights work by Family Promise to support families

(May 10, 2023)

“Homelessness and its devastating aftereffects on families and children can no longer be overlooked,” said Rep. Melissa Cerrato, who co-hosted the event. “We know figures for children experiencing homelessness are under reported, so it’s promising to see the success of Family Promise, an organization that accepts and provides service to all people.” Read more


May 5 e-mail: Summary of legislation that passed the House this week

(May 05, 2023)

It was another jam-packed week of session with over 20 bills being passed through the House as well as three resolutions. Read more


April 28 e-mail: Recap of session this week

(Apr 28, 2023)

It was a jam-packed week here in Harrisburg as we returned to session. Read more


Rep. Cerrato's Spring 2023 Print Newsletter

(Apr 21, 2023)

Rep. Melissa Cerrato's print newsletter featuring information her district office, legislation, grants brought home and more. Read more


April 21 e-mail: Pennsylvania's early education crisis

(Apr 21, 2023)

Last week I wrote to you discussing the crisis that we are facing based on the shortage of DSPs (Direct Service Professionals), the devastating effects that it has on our disability and aging communities, and the need to ensure that we are investing in these care providers to ensure that they can afford to be there when we need them most. This week I am bringing to you another area in crisis. Read more


April 14 e-mail: Talking about the DSP crisis

(Apr 14, 2023)

Among the various meetings and hearings that I attended this week, there seemed to be a strong theme: caring for our most vulnerable, and those who care for them. Read more


Cerrato, Collett secure $1 million to revitalize Horsham park and ball field

(Apr 10, 2023)

Montgomery County elected officials state Rep. Melissa Cerrato, D-151st, and state Sen. Maria Collett, D-12th Dist., secured funds for the park’s development and construction of the Miracle League field. Read more


April 6 e-mail: My first quarter working for you

(Apr 06, 2023)

My district office will be closed Friday, April 7 and Monday, April 10 to allow my team time off to enjoy the holidays with loved ones. So, this seemed like the perfect week to do a quick first quarter wrap up. Read more


March 31 e-mail: Enough "thoughts and prayers"

(Mar 31, 2023)

Last week hundreds of Pennsylvanians arrived in Harrisburg for the March For Our Lives PA advocacy day. Read more


March 24 e-mail: Connecting with local first responders

(Mar 24, 2023)

Over the past few months, I have had the incredible opportunity to meet many of our influential leaders from the district. Read more


Sen. Collett & Rep. Cerrato Announce $3.5M For Local Recreation & Infrastructure Projects

(Mar 17, 2023)

"Grant programs like this are essential for neighborhoods throughout the commonwealth, ensuring the safety and functionality of the communities we call home,” Rep. Cerrato said. Read more


March 17 e-mail: $3.5 million in grants headed to the district!

(Mar 17, 2023)

I am thrilled to announce that $3.5 million in grants were awarded in the district this week. Read more


March 10 e-mail: Rundown of Gov. Shapiro's Budget Address

(Mar 10, 2023)

We had another busy week in Harrisburg! Over the course of the week we received our committee assignments and heard from Governor Shapiro on his budget address. Read more


March 3 e-mail: History made in the PA House

(Mar 03, 2023)

This week in Harrisburg was truly one that will be remembered in history books. Read more


Feb. 24 e-mail: Working toward justice for childhood sexual abuse survivors

(Feb 24, 2023)

On Tuesday, we celebrated the swearing in of our three newest representatives from Alleghany County. Read more


Feb. 17 e-mail: Talking about the House rules

(Feb 17, 2023)

On Wednesday, I returned to Harrisburg with my colleagues to participate in a thorough discussion of our legislative rules. Read more


Feb. 10 e-mail: Update on PA's education funding

(Feb 10, 2023)

Many of you have had conversations with me about my priorities and my passions that are driving me to work for change in Pennsylvania, and through those conversations you have often heard me discuss education and the disparity in basic public education funding we see across our Commonwealth. Read more