Infrastructure, Housing, Transportation, and Safety Funding Opportunities

(Jul 05, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

Siegel releases statement on PA Senate passage of $100 million private school voucher program

(Jul 03, 2023)

State Rep. Josh Siegel issued the following statement regarding the Pennsylvania Senate’s passage of a $100 million private school voucher program using state tax dollars. Read more

 

Siegel issues statement on possible monument removal

(Jun 30, 2023)

State Rep. Josh Siegel released a statement on the possibility of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Allentown being removed. Read more

 

House committee clears bill that would nix constitutional questions in off-year elections

(Jun 28, 2023)

“This has been nothing but the weaponization of a critical process deliberately scheduled during low-turnout elections in the hopes that a few, select group of voters weigh in,” said Rep. Joshua Siegel, D-Lehigh. Read more

 

Following I-95 collapse, Lehigh Rep. infrastructure bill advanced to PA House floor

(Jun 26, 2023)

Sponsored by state Rep. Josh Siegel, D-Lehigh, the legislation would create a statewide contractor law, establishing requirements that would have to be met by companies bidding on infrastructure projects that are publicly funded. Read more

 

Siegel releases statement on the passage of minimum wage bill

(Jun 23, 2023)

State Rep. Josh Siegel released a statement on the passage of H.B. 1500 – a minimum wage bill – in the House this week: Read more

 

PA House Labor & Industry Committee approves infrastructure legislation

(Jun 22, 2023)

House Bill 1449, sponsored by state Rep. Josh Siegel, D-Lehigh, would establish a statewide responsible contractor law, setting clear requirements that firms bidding on publicly funded infrastructure projects must meet and requiring firms to have a state or federal registered apprenticeship program and pay the prevailing wage rate. Read more

 

Infrastructure, Housing, and Safety Funding Opportunities

(Jun 16, 2023)

Here are several grant programs that recently opened for applications. Read more

 

PA lawmakers look to propose bill that would implement a four day work week

(Jun 08, 2023)

6 News spoke to State Representative Joshua Siegel of the 22nd legislative district who says this bill would be a tax credit based incentive, but on top of that it is pro family, pro community and pro Commonwealth. Read more

 

Legislators, advocates promote Victoria’s Law

(May 26, 2023)

“Pets are beloved family members and that’s why a bill like Victoria’s Law is so important,” said state Rep. Josh Siegel, D-Lehigh. “We want to give both pets and their owners the best possible chance at happy life together, and that means working to shut down the puppy mill pipeline.” Read more

 

LVHN, Allentown Partner on 'Blue Zones Activate' Healthy Living Initiative

(May 25, 2023)

“There are regions around the world where people have a lot more longevity, and they discovered core factors that contribute to that longevity,” Rep. Josh Siegel explained. Read more

 

Madsen, lawmakers explain merits of four-day workweek bill

(May 23, 2023)

“The idea of a four-day workweek, while seemingly a new phenomenon, dates all the way back to President Richard Nixon predicting that Americans would only have to work four days a week ‘in the not-too-distant future,’” said state Rep. Josh Siegel, D-Lehigh. Read more

 

Your View by state Rep. Joshua Siegel: School board election rhetoric contrasts with Pa. effort to protect LGBTQ community

(May 18, 2023)

Education is the foundation of a free and strong society. Quality education means expanding our sense of humanity and compassion, confronting our misconceptions so that we may better understand one another and recognize that acceptance and embrace of another does not come at an expense, it enriches our country and makes us stronger. Read more

 

Grant to help enhance Lehigh Valley boxing program

(May 16, 2023)

“I am glad that my colleagues and I were able to come together to help Lehigh Valley P4P Boxing with this important purchase, and I wish the boxers the best in their upcoming matches,” Siegel said. Read more

 

How Do We Protect the Lehigh River?: State Rep. Josh Siegel and Lia Mastropolo | The El-Chaar Chronicles

(May 12, 2023)

On this episode of The El-Chaar Chronicles, Lehigh County State Rep. Josh Siegel discusses how rivers like the Lehigh are designated as endangered, threats to the waterway, possible actions the state government can take, and more. Read more

 

Four-day workweek offered as part of labor shortage remedy

(May 11, 2023)

The sponsors of a new House proposal, including Joshua Siegel, D-Allentown, said studies show a reduced workweek “positively impacts an employee’s mental health, work-life balance, and physical wellbeing, all without negatively impacting a business’ productivity and revenue.” Read more

 

Siegel Fights for Unions

(May 04, 2023)

Pa. state Rep. Josh Siegel spoke passionately in the House of Representatives in defense of unions and American workers. Siegel pushed for the passage of H.B. 950, which proposes an amendment to the Constitution enshrining workers' rights. Read more

 

Proposal to put collective bargaining rights into Pa. constitution gets final passage in House

(May 03, 2023)

“We have a chance today to show the workers of Pennsylvania that their time has come, that the era of greed and income inequality and the death of the American dream is over,” said Rep. Josh Siegel, D-Lehigh, in encouraging members to vote for the bill. Read more

 

Siegel: Election Workers Need Time to Prepare Ballots for Counting

(Apr 24, 2023)

At a Pa. House State Government Committee meeting, state Rep. Josh Siegel says giving election workers time to prepare ballots for counting on election night is critical to ensure we don't lose our most seasoned election workers to burnout. Organizations like the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania have been raising the alarm and it's time to take action. Read more

 

Siegel hiring summer interns

(Apr 20, 2023)

Want to make a difference in your community this summer? Read more

 

Infrastructure, Housing, Transportation, and Safety Funding Opportunities
Jul 05, 2023

Siegel releases statement on PA Senate passage of $100 million private school voucher program
Jul 03, 2023

Siegel issues statement on possible monument removal
Jun 30, 2023

House committee clears bill that would nix constitutional questions in off-year elections
Jun 28, 2023

Following I-95 collapse, Lehigh Rep. infrastructure bill advanced to PA House floor
Jun 26, 2023

Siegel releases statement on the passage of minimum wage bill
Jun 23, 2023

PA House Labor & Industry Committee approves infrastructure legislation
Jun 22, 2023

Infrastructure, Housing, and Safety Funding Opportunities
Jun 16, 2023

PA lawmakers look to propose bill that would implement a four day work week
Jun 08, 2023

Legislators, advocates promote Victoria’s Law
May 26, 2023

LVHN, Allentown Partner on 'Blue Zones Activate' Healthy Living Initiative
May 25, 2023

Madsen, lawmakers explain merits of four-day workweek bill
May 23, 2023

Your View by state Rep. Joshua Siegel: School board election rhetoric contrasts with Pa. effort to protect LGBTQ community
May 18, 2023

Grant to help enhance Lehigh Valley boxing program
May 16, 2023

How Do We Protect the Lehigh River?: State Rep. Josh Siegel and Lia Mastropolo | The El-Chaar Chronicles
May 12, 2023

Four-day workweek offered as part of labor shortage remedy
May 11, 2023

Siegel Fights for Unions
May 04, 2023

Proposal to put collective bargaining rights into Pa. constitution gets final passage in House
May 03, 2023

Siegel: Election Workers Need Time to Prepare Ballots for Counting
Apr 24, 2023

Siegel hiring summer interns
Apr 20, 2023