Guzman, Berks lawmakers announce Act 13, Multimodal grants

(Apr 21, 2021)

The Buttonwood Gateway West project has long been a goal for city officials and business leaders. More projects like this are needed, where community development projects like this one deliver access to affordable housing, schools, health care and jobs. Read more

 

Now open for applications: Farm Vitality, Communities That Care, substance abuse, and recycling grant programs

(Apr 19, 2021)

Here are the latest state grant programs that recently opened for applications, as well as a federally funded American Rescue Plan grant opportunity available to humanities organizations. Read more

 

Berks County lawmakers announce $100K grant for city of Reading

(Apr 16, 2021)

HARRISBURG, April 16 – State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11 th district) and state Reps. Mark Rozzi (D-126 th district) and Manny Guzman (D-127 th district) announced a grant totaling $129,230 has been approved for the city of Reading through the state’s Multimodal Transportation Fund. The grants project includes: City of Reading: Approved for $129,230 for a project to replace approximately 2,700 feet of dated log and cable guiderail at four separate street sites. “I’m glad to see the city of Reading pursue all avenues possible when it comes to funding important safety updates,” Schwank said. “The new guiderails will protect both motorists and pedestrians.” The approved project was one of 43 announced throughout the state Friday to address improvements in highway, bridge, rail, pedestrian trails and bike trails. “The fact that the state managed to cover about 70 percent of the estimated cost of this project is fantastic,” Rozzi said. “This project will improve the safety in our city, and it eases the financial burden on our city and taxpayers.” PennDOT evaluated the applications and made selections based on criteria such as safety benefits, regional economic conditions, the technical and financial feasibility, job creation, energy efficiency and operational sustainability. “This is a much-needed project to help improve the safety in our city,” Guzman Read more

 

State lawmakers announce $499K grant for Albright College

(Apr 13, 2021)

“I’m excited that Albright College has been named as one of 26 recipients of a PAsmart Advancing Grant, paving the way for Pennsylvania’s students to prepare to successfully enter the workforce and help grow our state’s economy,” state Rep. Manny Guzman said. Read more

 

April 12 update: Grant programs now open for applications

(Apr 12, 2021)

Here are the latest state grant programs that recently opened for applications, as well as a federally funded American Rescue Plan grant opportunity available to humanities organizations. Read more

 

Community Update: I'm supporting an important bill for Reading and PA

(Apr 09, 2021)

In this week's update, learn about legislation I'm supporting and what's happening in our district. Read more

 

Community update: Congratulations Reading High!

(Apr 01, 2021)

In this week's community update, find a link to my latest town hall, news on vaccines and a note about Reading's state championship run. Read more

 

Join Live @7PM WED, MARCH 24: Vaccination Town Hall

(Mar 24, 2021)

Click here to watch. Email your questions ahead of or during the live web event to RepGuzman@pahouse.net. Read more

 

Community update: Join my Virtual Town Hall about COVID-19 vaccines

(Mar 23, 2021)

Expert panelists will join me to talk about facts and answer questions concerning COVID-19 vaccines. Read more

 

Community Updates; Ready to Serve You

(Mar 03, 2021)

Recently, I was honored to be among a group of community leaders and city residents who came together to speak about how our community can respond to youth violence. Read more

 

How the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program works

(Mar 01, 2021)

Beginning today, Monday, March 1, the Governor’s Office of the Budget will open the application window for the 2021 Round 1 Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP). Read more

 

State Grant Programs Now Open for Applications: March 31 Update

(Feb 01, 2021)

The following state grants are open for applications. Updated on Feb. 1. Read more

 

Community update: Legislative update and how to reach my staff, office

(Jan 29, 2021)

Find the ways you can reach my office and staff for help with state-related issues. Also, learn more about the work being done in Harrisburg. Read more

 

Troubleshooting PUA claims: How to reopen/reactivate a PUA claim

(Jan 27, 2021)

Step-by-step instructions to successfully reopen/reactivate a PUA claim. Read more

 

Agriculture, Youth, and Capital Case Indigent Defense Funding Opportunities for Your District

(Jan 25, 2021)

STATE GRANT PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture: Commonwealth Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (Funding Source: General Fund) Who May Apply: State and local organizations, producer associations, academia, community-based organizations, and other stakeholders. Use: To promote high-priority specialty crops (hemp, hardwoods, honey, hops; also barley, rye, and wheat for distilling, brewing, and malting) through projects like child and adult nutrition education, participation in international standard setting bodies, improving efficiency of distribution systems, good manufacturing and handling practices, research, development of seed varieties, and pest and disease control. Funds: $460,000 will be distributed in total, with 6.2% going to low income rural areas and 3.8% going to low income urban areas. Application Deadline: Concept papers due March 5 More Information: Click on Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (pa.gov) . Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture: Agriculture and Youth Organization Grant Program (Funding Source: General Fund) Who May Apply: Agriculture and youth organizations, such as FFA, 4-H, Ag in the Classroom, the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, and vocational education programs. Schools and school districts may also apply on behalf of an agriculture and youth organization. Use: Educational programs, workforce development programs, seminars and field trips, agricultural safety Read more

 

Guzman announces committee assignments for first term

(Jan 11, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 11 – State Rep. Manny Guzman, D-Berks, announced Monday his committee assignments for the 2021-22 legislative session, his first term in the House. Read more

 

Guzman takes oath for first term

(Jan 05, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 5 – State Rep. Manny Guzman took the oath of office in the state Capitol today to begin his first term representing the 127th Legislative District, which comprises parts of the city of Reading and Kenhorst in Berks County. Read more

 

Guzman highlights legislative priorities for first term

(Jan 05, 2021)

State Rep.-elect Manny Guzman highlighted three of his legislative priorities. Read more

 

Rep. Guzman to host online event to detail services available at his office

(Jan 04, 2021)

READING, Jan. 4 – State Rep.-elect Manny Guzman will host an online event at 7 p.m. Thursday to introduce himself to residents and explain what services his office can provide. A link to the online event will be posted at RepMannyGuzman.com. Read more

 

Guzman congratulates Alvernia on record-breaking grant

(Dec 28, 2020)

READING, Dec. 28 – State Rep.-elect Manny Guzman, D-Berks, congratulated Alvernia University on receiving a $4 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant. The grant is the largest in the university’s 62-year history. Read more

 

Guzman, Berks lawmakers announce Act 13, Multimodal grants
Apr 21, 2021

Now open for applications: Farm Vitality, Communities That Care, substance abuse, and recycling grant programs
Apr 19, 2021

Berks County lawmakers announce $100K grant for city of Reading
Apr 16, 2021

State lawmakers announce $499K grant for Albright College
Apr 13, 2021

April 12 update: Grant programs now open for applications
Apr 12, 2021

Community Update: I'm supporting an important bill for Reading and PA
Apr 09, 2021

Community update: Congratulations Reading High!
Apr 01, 2021

Join Live @7PM WED, MARCH 24: Vaccination Town Hall
Mar 24, 2021

Community update: Join my Virtual Town Hall about COVID-19 vaccines
Mar 23, 2021

Community Updates; Ready to Serve You
Mar 03, 2021

How the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program works
Mar 01, 2021

State Grant Programs Now Open for Applications: March 31 Update
Feb 01, 2021

Community update: Legislative update and how to reach my staff, office
Jan 29, 2021

Troubleshooting PUA claims: How to reopen/reactivate a PUA claim
Jan 27, 2021

Agriculture, Youth, and Capital Case Indigent Defense Funding Opportunities for Your District
Jan 25, 2021

Guzman announces committee assignments for first term
Jan 11, 2021

Guzman takes oath for first term
Jan 05, 2021

Guzman highlights legislative priorities for first term
Jan 05, 2021

Rep. Guzman to host online event to detail services available at his office
Jan 04, 2021

Guzman congratulates Alvernia on record-breaking grant
Dec 28, 2020