Oct. 7 update: Fighting Cancer Together!

(Oct 07, 2021)

Dear Neighbors,October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Sadly, far too many of us have been touched by cancer that we don’t need a month to increase our awareness of this disease. However, October is a time to recognize the people in our lives who have survived breast cancer and remember those whose fight was not won. Read more

 

Laurel House 2021 Holiday Wish List

(Oct 07, 2021)

Here is a list of accepted donations for Laurel House. We’d love to accept any donations in observance of Period Action Day on Oct. 9 and Domestic Violence Awareness Month by having another donation drive. We will be accepting menstrual products and donations for Laurel House. Read more

 

Oct. 4 update: Register to Vote, Big Block of Cheese Day!

(Oct 04, 2021)

Dear Neighbors, Many of you noticed that you did not receive a newsletter last week, my staff and I were in Harrisburg last week learning more about the legislative process and how we can better serve you here in the district. I wanted to take a moment to send you a quick message with some important information about upcoming events and deadlines. READERS: If images are not showing up, please try clicking the “View web version” link at the bottom of this email. And if you have any questions, you can reach my office by phone (215-572-5210) or email (RepNelson@pahouse.net). Read more

 

Sept. 24 update: Hurricane Relief Information and Back in Session

(Sep 24, 2021)

Learn how I voted on legislation this week and be sure to schedule an appointment for my Big Block of Cheese Day on Oct. 8. Read more

 

Sept. 17 update: Trying to Make Sense of the Senate’s “Election Forensic Audit”

(Sep 17, 2021)

I have been flooded with questions and notes of concern about the Senate procedures and can answer many of them. Read more

 

Nelson: Community colleges in Pa. could be – and should be – free

(Sep 15, 2021)

Community colleges are such a valuable component of public education that 25 states are already promoting community college opportunities for free to their residents. Red states and blue states alike are investing in their own kids right now and growing because of it. Read more

 

Nelson: House Emerging Tech Caucus Fireside Chat with Andrew Bull of Bull Blockchain Law

(Sep 15, 2021)

Pa. State House Rep. Napoleon Nelson, Democratic Chair of the Pa. House Emerging Tech Caucus, has a fireside chat with Andrew Bull of Bull Blockchain Law. Read more

 

Napoleon Nelson hosting ‘fireside chats’ with blockchain technology insiders

(Sep 14, 2021)

Nelson launched the Emerging Technologies Caucus this spring to help the commonwealth’s elected leaders learn about new and developing technology by working closely with innovators, including academics, entrepreneurs and businesses, and to help foster innovation while responsibly allowing Pennsylvania to compete in the new digital era. Read more

 

Sept. 10 update: Reflections on 9/11

(Sep 10, 2021)

Also in this week's email: Hurricane Ida recovery, the redistricting process, COVID-19 & flu shots, and celebrating my 42nd birthday. Read more

 

Sept. 2 update: A grateful nation: Take notice of those heroes that surround you

(Sep 02, 2021)

Plus information and updates on area flooding, COVID-19 boosters and flu vaccines, mail-in voting, and more. Read more

 

Federal Pandemic Unemployment Benefit Programs Ending Sept. 4

(Aug 25, 2021)

Job search assistance and non-unemployment assistance is available to help those in need. Read more

 

Aug. 23 update: Not everyone is going to get vaccinated. Now what?

(Aug 23, 2021)

I believe that the hallmark of a good legislator is being a good listener. I am an okay listener and am working on getting better. The reason that it is so important is because listening is critical for understanding and empathy. Being a good listener is hardest when we’re angry, frustrated and scared. Read more

 

Summer 2021 Newsletter

(Aug 16, 2021)

Summer 2021 Newsletter Read more

 

Aug. 13 update: Meet our (not taller than me*) office intern

(Aug 13, 2021)

Also, get the latest news from Harrisburg, COVID-19 updates, a Senior Fair reminder, and more in this week's email. Read more

 

Nelson: Emerging Tech Caucus Highlights Innovation

(Aug 11, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Napoleon Nelson and the Emerging Technologies Caucus visited Ben Franklin Technology PArtners in Philadelphia to learn about blockchain, robotics and other innovative technologies that are helping build transformative companies and communities across the commonwealth. Read more

 

Napoleon Nelson introduces blockchain technology bill package

(Aug 11, 2021)

The two proposals from Nelson – H.B. 1370 and H.R. 121 – would permit businesses in Pennsylvania to develop blockchain-based products in a controlled way, while exploring the regulatory environment in anticipation of future growth. Read more

 

Nelson: Attends D.C. Rally in Support of the For the People Act, Part 2

(Aug 03, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Napoleon Nelson visits Washington, D.C. for a rally to ensure that government officials remain accountable to the people. Read more

 

Nelson: Attends D.C. Rally in Support of the For the People Act, Part 1

(Aug 03, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Napoleon Nelson joins state legislators from across the nation in Washington, D.C. to push for critical voting rights protections. Nelson and others are calling on the U.S. Senate to delay its August recess and pass the For The People Act (HR.1/S.1), which would protect the right to vote. Read more

 

June 29 update: Finding value and inspiration across PA

(Jul 29, 2021)

Having found new allies, I will do whatever I can to take what I have learned this week back to Harrisburg and use it to improve our collective communities. Read more

 

Nelson: Be an Organ Donor, Be a Hero

(Jul 27, 2021)

Pa. state Rep. Napoleon Nelson learns more about the Center for Organ Recovery and Education and how organ donation saves lives. He says that organ donors are superheroes, and one organ donor can save up to eight lives and impact the lives of 75 individuals from tissue donations. Read more