Taking the first significant step toward increasing income limits for Pennsylvania’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for the first time in 16-plus years, the Finance Committee passed legislation Tuesday to do just that. Read more
"We’ve been seeing over the years an upsurge in the number of claimants who are pushed out of the program," Rep. Maureen Madden said. Read more
“Whether for improvements for our first responders, infrastructure upgrades, recreational additions or environmental purposes, the grants announced this week will go a long way to helping the people who live in and visit our wonderful communities.” Read more
State Reps. Maureen Madden (D-115) and Tarah Probst (D-189), who are both sponsors of the Patient Safety Act, spoke at the rally. Read more
At a rally Thursday in Stroudsburg to support safe staffing, state Rep. Maureen Madden, D-Monroe, said mandated nurse-to-patient ratios save lives, improve quality of care, and are good for not only patients, but for the staff who take care of them. Madden called on supporters of safe staffing to contact their legislators about passing HB106, the Patient Safety Act, and ensuring better healthcare for the workers and the patients. Read more
"Having observed and enjoyed the success of Pocono Organics in Monroe County for some time now, I know that establishing a PA Preferred Organic trademark and making this program a permanent fixture in our commonwealth would be the right move, and today's House vote proves it," Madden said. Read more
“I am pleased that the Barrett Paradise Friendly Library has graciously accepted our request and will be our host each month. We look forward to seeing and serving residents for all of their state-related needs,” said Madden, D-Monroe. Read more
Plus information on voting, LIHEAP, PA Preferred Organic legislation, helping sexual assault survivors, and more. Read more
Before the passage of HB1 on the House Floor Tuesday, state Rep. Mark Rozzi again pleaded with the Senate to pass any of the four pieces of legislation that would finally give truth and justice to victims of childhood sexual abuse by reforming Pennsylvania's statute of limitations. After Democrats and Republicans in the House again worked together to provide justice, it's time, Rozzi said, for the Senate to act and give victims their days in court. Read more
State up to date with my Spring 2023 newsletter! Read more
Here are some of the latest state programs now open for applications. Read more
Michael Healey’s multicultural perspectives students welcomed, among others, state Rep. Maureen Madden and state Rep. Tarah Probst. Read more
Also, the hard work in the legislature gets done at the committee level. This session, I have been appointed to the Education, Gaming Oversight, Human Services and State Government committees. Read more
The projects touted by Madden, who serves the 115th Legislative District in Monroe County, and Probst, who serves the 189th Legislative District in Monroe and Pike counties, include road and stormwater infrastructure improvements and local park upgrades. Read more
The bill, reintroduced as HB 157, is sponsored by state Reps. Maureen Madden, D-Monroe, and Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, who argue that the bill would make it easier for Pennsylvanians to identify and buy locally grown produce by making the commonwealth’s PA Preferred marketing program permanent. Read more
Madden noted that the program supports the farmers and producers who have made Pa the top producing state for organic mushrooms as well as livestock and poultry – and #3 overall nationally in organic agriculture sales. Read more
Plus grants for Monroe County, Property Tax/Rent Rebate info, events in my district, and more. Read more
Rep. Maureen Madden, D-Monroe County, said, “Many people don’t want a monetary settlement. Most people want their day in court” to expose their abuser. Read more
Speaking on the House floor on Friday, Feb. 24, Pa. state Rep. Maureen Madden lauded the efforts of Speaker Rozzi and Rep. Gregory to champion legislation that gives hope and opportunity for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse to achieve justice. Now it's up to the Senate, Madden said, to do what's right and also pass this legislation without needlessly bundling it with other unrelated controversial topics. Read more
“Healthier meals mean healthier kids who are better prepared to learn and grow,” Madden said. “I’m grateful to the Department of Education and the Shapiro administration for these grants.” Read more
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