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Welby Reflects on His Time in Office

Register now for free Oct. 13 ‘Are You New to Medicare’ seminar hosted by Rep. Welby

(Oct 04, 2022)

If somebody is considering retirement, confused by their health care options under Medicare, or overwhelmed just thinking about it, this is a chance to learn more about the program during my free seminar. It’s an opportunity for people to receive current, unbiased Medicare information from a state certified counselor. Read more

 

Jermyn lining up land access for Rushbook flood control project

(Oct 03, 2022)

The House Democratic Policy Committee met Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, at the Jermyn Borough Building with borough officials to discuss the proposed Rushbrook Creek Flood Control Project. Read more

 

More than 500,000 Medicaid recipients at risk of losing coverage once eligibility verification resumes

(Sep 29, 2022)

State Rep. Thom Welby, D-113, Scranton, stopped by the center to discuss the impact of Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2015 decision to expand eligibility for Medicaid coverage as part of the Affordable Care Act. Read more

 

Grandparents raising grandchildren discussion

(Sep 29, 2022)

Those in attendance spoke of the struggles they are facing, now being grandparents and taking on the role of caretaker for their grandchildren Read more

 

Experts, advocates discuss challenges facing ‘grandfamilies’ in Pa.

(Sep 28, 2022)

‘Grandparents raising their grandchildren deserve and need the same amount of advocacy and support they are providing to those for whom they care,’ one advocate said Read more

 

Veterans outreach available at Welby’s office

(Sep 27, 2022)

State Rep. Thom Welby today announced his office will host a bimonthly veterans outreach program on Oct. 11 and 25. Read more

 

State lawmakers examine activities involving burning coal refuse and mine reclamation

(Sep 27, 2022)

The House Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing at the Earth Conservancy in Ashley and then toured several reclamation spots throughout the region. Read more

 

Women's Re-Entry, Fire Company/EMS, and Open Space Funding Opportunities

(Sep 26, 2022)

Read about the latest state grant opportunities open for applications. Read more

 

Rep. Welby, Gerrity’s Supermarkets partner for county diaper drive

(Sep 26, 2022)

In an effort to draw attention to the diaper needs in Lackawanna County, state Rep. Thom Welby and Gerrity’s Supermarkets have joined for a diaper drive to kick off National Diaper Needs Awareness Week. Read more

 

Welby Reflects on His Time in Office

(Sep 23, 2022)

With his time in office nearing an end, Pa. state Rep. Thom Welby recently addressed the House Chamber to reflect on his experiences in Harrisburg. Welby says he was drawn to public service at an early age and has been honored to serve the people of Scranton and fight for their priorities in the legislature. Read more

 

Scranton awarded $125,000 grant for Capouse Park

(Sep 20, 2022)

This grant will provide funding for the proposed Capouse Park. It will allow for the redevelopment of a blighted park with new features and infrastructure. Read more

 

Violence Intervention and Prevention, Transportation, and Local Law Enforcement Funding Opportunities

(Sep 13, 2022)

Learn about the latest grant opportunities that are open for applications. Read more

 

Welby Hosts Senior Fair in Scranton

(Sep 12, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Thom Welby co-hosted a Senior Fair with Reps. Bridget M. Kosierowski, Kyle Mullins and Senator Marty Flynn at the Marketplace at Steamtown. Welby says this event is a great resource for area seniors, providing them with a wealth of information about state and local programs and services to benefit their everyday lives. Read more

 

Fall 2022 Newsletter

(Sep 06, 2022)

Read my latest newsletter. Read more

 

GRANT MEMO: Youth Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, and Watershed Cooperative Funding Opportunities

(Aug 30, 2022)

Here are some of the latest state programs now open for applications. Read more

 

Historic Investment in Education is Major Step Toward Brighter Future for Pennsylvania

(Aug 22, 2022)

“These funds will help historically underfunded school districts like Scranton and many others, and they are an additional appropriation, on top of the basic education and historic Fair Funding Formula dollars that will be distributed to school districts across our commonwealth.” Read more

 

Back-to-School Uniform and Supplies Drop Off Donation Day on Sunday

(Aug 12, 2022)

School uniforms and supplies can be dropped off from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 during state Rep. Thom Welby’s Back-to-School Uniform and Supplies Drop Off Donation Day at the refreshment stand at Nay Aug Park in Scranton. Read more

 

Welby Reflects on Officer John Wilding's Service

(Aug 11, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Thom Welby joined fellow legislators to celebrate the enactment of The Officer John Wilding Law. Welby shared memories of Officer Wilding's service, his impact on the community and explained how this legislation will better protect police officers pursuing suspects evading arrest on foot. Read more

 

County Election, Rail Freight, and Environmental Education Funding Opportunity For Your District

(Aug 08, 2022)

Read about the latest state grant opportunities open for applications. Read more

 

Welby holding Back-to-School Uniform and Supplies Drive

(Aug 02, 2022)

HARRISBURG, Aug. 2 – In an effort to help area families, state Rep. Thom Welby is holding a Back-to-School Uniform and Supplies Drive at his district office. Read more

 

Register now for free Oct. 13 ‘Are You New to Medicare’ seminar hosted by Rep. Welby
Oct 04, 2022

Jermyn lining up land access for Rushbook flood control project
Oct 03, 2022

More than 500,000 Medicaid recipients at risk of losing coverage once eligibility verification resumes
Sep 29, 2022

Grandparents raising grandchildren discussion
Sep 29, 2022

Experts, advocates discuss challenges facing ‘grandfamilies’ in Pa.
Sep 28, 2022

Veterans outreach available at Welby’s office
Sep 27, 2022

State lawmakers examine activities involving burning coal refuse and mine reclamation
Sep 27, 2022

Women's Re-Entry, Fire Company/EMS, and Open Space Funding Opportunities
Sep 26, 2022

Rep. Welby, Gerrity’s Supermarkets partner for county diaper drive
Sep 26, 2022

Welby Reflects on His Time in Office
Sep 23, 2022

Scranton awarded $125,000 grant for Capouse Park
Sep 20, 2022

Violence Intervention and Prevention, Transportation, and Local Law Enforcement Funding Opportunities
Sep 13, 2022

Welby Hosts Senior Fair in Scranton
Sep 12, 2022

Fall 2022 Newsletter
Sep 06, 2022

GRANT MEMO: Youth Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, and Watershed Cooperative Funding Opportunities
Aug 30, 2022

Historic Investment in Education is Major Step Toward Brighter Future for Pennsylvania
Aug 22, 2022

Back-to-School Uniform and Supplies Drop Off Donation Day on Sunday
Aug 12, 2022

Welby Reflects on Officer John Wilding's Service
Aug 11, 2022

County Election, Rail Freight, and Environmental Education Funding Opportunity For Your District
Aug 08, 2022

Welby holding Back-to-School Uniform and Supplies Drive
Aug 02, 2022