May 3 e-mail: Working for you in Montco and in Harrisburg

(May 03, 2024)

It was a thrilling day for me, my family, and my team as we joined Governor Shapiro to watch him sign my first bill into law on Monday. Read more

 

Sanchez and Cerrato announce $1 million grant to improve pedestrian safety in Upper Dublin school zones

(Apr 30, 2024)

“Pedestrian safety is a huge issue in Upper Dublin around the high school and Maple Glen Elementary, so I’m happy we can bring state dollars home and make the area more walkable – especially for kids in the area,” Cerrato said. Read more

 

April 26 e-mail: My third bill passes the House!

(Apr 26, 2024)

I am also excited to share with you that last week my third bill (H.B. 1903) passed the PA House! Read more

 

Within Days Of New Law Creating Associate Licenses For Mental Health Providers, Department Of State Prepared To Accept Applications

(Apr 15, 2024)

The legislation created a licensure opportunity for qualified individuals who have not yet met all the requirements for a full marriage and family therapist or professional counselor license. Read more

 

April 12 e-mail: Out and about in the 151st

(Apr 12, 2024)

Ambler Yards is located literally one block out of district in Lower Gwynedd Township and I had the pleasure of touring Ambler Yards with Leader Bradford and Representative Hanbidge. Read more

 

April 5 e-mail: Wrap up from last week's session

(Apr 05, 2024)

America250PA unveiled their fun new mascot "The Keystone Kid" last week at the Capitol. Read more

 

March 29 e-mail: Recap of the first session week of 2024

(Mar 29, 2024)

H.B. 0974 - (Hanbidge, Liz) Passed (201-0) - This legislation would amend the Right-to-Know Law to exempt notes and working papers prepared by or for a public official or agency employee used to assist an individual with a disability, including transcriptions, braille translations or large print materials from access by a requester. Read more

 

Cerrato brings home $715K in traffic, pedestrian safety grants

(Mar 26, 2024)

"By investing in infrastructure improvements such as sidewalks, roadways, and pedestrian safety measures, we are not just enhancing the physical landscape of our communities, but also fostering safer and more accessible environments for all,” Cerrato said. Read more

 

March 22 e-mail: My bill is headed to the governor's desk!

(Mar 22, 2024)

This past week would best be described as drinking water from a fire hose, and while it was amazing, there was so much to discuss that I will be moving the information of all the bills that passed to next week as to not overwhelm the content of this email. Read more

 

March 15 e-mail: Learning all about hydrogen hubs

(Mar 15, 2024)

Pennsylvania is the only state in the nation that has secured two hydrogen hubs (Mid-Atlantic region and Appalachian region) as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs program. Read more

 

March 8 e-mail: Connecting with Constituents of Every Age

(Mar 08, 2024)

I was honored when I received the request from BSA Troop 542 in Maple Glen to speak to the troop to help them earn one of their badges. Read more

 

March 1 e-mail: Medical debt is a "uniquely American problem"

(Mar 01, 2024)

This week I stood alongside my colleagues and listened to Maggie Lynn from Delaware County speak her truth and explain how medical debt has devastated her life. Read more

 

FAFSA changes focus of latest House Majority Policy hearing

(Feb 21, 2024)

Changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and its impact on students was the subject of Wednesday’s House Majority Policy Committee hearing, hosted by Rep. Melissa Cerrato (D-Montgomery). Read more

 

Hanbidge, Cerrato hosting an education event focusing on special needs

(Feb 20, 2024)

State Reps. Melissa Cerrato and Liz Hanbidge invite area teachers, parents, and families to their upcoming IEP roundtable to discuss the special education transition process. Read more

 

Feb. 16 e-mail: We can prevent gun violence

(Feb 16, 2024)

Once again, our country has seen a heinous act of gun violence against those who were gathered to celebrate and enjoy time with one another. Read more

 

Feb. 9 e-mail: My bill passed the Senate!

(Feb 09, 2024)

Upon my returned to Harrisburg this week I was invited to speak on my bill that would add crucial resources for mental health care providers, H.B. 1564, during a Senate licensure committee meeting on Monday. Read more

 

Feb. 2 e-mail: Progress on my legislation

(Feb 02, 2024)

I am very excited to say that I just received word that one of my bills that passed the House in 2023 will be coming up for a committee vote in the Senate on Monday. Read more

 

Jan. 26 e-mail: How my district office can serve you

(Jan 26, 2024)

It has been so nice spending more time in the district office, as well as at our Ambler, Upper Dublin and Montgomery Township mobile office locations while awaiting my return to Harrisburg on February 6th for the Governor’s budget address. Read more

 

Sanchez and Cerrato announce $425,000 in state grants awarded to Upper Dublin

(Jan 17, 2024)

State Reps. Ben Sanchez and Melissa Cerrato today announced that Upper Dublin Township has been awarded two state grants totaling $425,000.  Read more

 

Jan. 12 e-mail: Office closure and special election next week

(Jan 12, 2024)

On January 16, voters residing in the North Penn School District will have the opportunity to have their voices heard on a referendum regarding construction updates to the High School. Read more