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

 

Pa. lawmakers visit Banana Factory in Bethlehem

(Sep 29, 2022)

The group toured the building and got a look at some galleries, artist studios, and classrooms. 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

 

Hearing explores growing need to support grandparents

(Sep 28, 2022)

“We have to start treating these heroic people not as grandparents but as the parents and caregivers they really are,” state Rep. Maureen Madden, D-Monroe, said. “Having been raised by a single dad and a grandmother, I know firsthand the challenges a family unit faces, and I am so grateful for the testifiers today for their tireless advocacy, their passion and, most importantly, their unquestionable love for their grandchildren. I’ve been proud to work closely with Representative Pashinski over the years on improving services and resources for families in these situations, and I know our work is not yet done. This was an enlightening and sometimes heartbreaking hearing, and it’s critical that we continue to spread the word of available resources and erase the stigma some grandparents unnecessarily feel.” 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

 

Super soaked: Madden announces $125K for Tannersville ‘splash pad’

(Sep 20, 2022)

“This funding, for which I thank the Wolf administration and the Commonwealth Financing Authority, will help provide a welcome addition to TLC Park and tremendous asset to the people of and visitors to Pocono Township. Read more

 

Fearful Students in Pennsylvania: As school violence surges, the state and its school districts refuse to reconsider misguided disciplinary policies.

(Sep 14, 2022)

“Under-reported incidents of bullying and violence in our commonwealth’s schools show we have a lot of work to do,” Monroe County representative Maureen Madden said. Read more

 

SEIU strike ends in PA, nursing home workers celebrate 'historic moment'

(Sep 14, 2022)

State Rep. Maureen Madden (D-115) noted staffers are digging into their own pockets to pay for supplies to care for clients, and despite working full time jobs, 36% of healthcare workers in nursing homes live in poverty while struggling with a near-impossible workload. 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

 

Summer/Fall 2022 Newsletter

(Sep 07, 2022)

Read my Summer/Fall 2022 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

 

Lehigh Valley airport gets another $8.5 million for upgrades as passenger traffic sets record

(Aug 26, 2022)

The new PBB will enhance the operational efficiency for passengers and employees and improve Transportation Security Administration compliance, according to a news release from state Reps. Maureen Madden and Jeanne McNeill. Read more

 

Madden, McNeill, Northeast Delegation announce $1.7M for LVIA upgrades secured in state budget

(Aug 26, 2022)

“We are thankful for the strong support of state Representative Maureen Madden and the entire Northeast Delegation as they recognize the critical role ABE has within the commonwealth’s transportation network.” Read more

 

Madden Participates in the Lenape Rising Nation River Journey

(Aug 15, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Maureen Madden participated in the Rising Nation River Journey, an event where the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania and their supporters paddle the Delaware River and sign a ceremonial public treaty at several stops along the way. The ceremonies honor Lenape tribe heritage and values while promoting peace and friendship among participants. 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

 

State programs now open for applications

(Jul 25, 2022)

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

 

Madden: Women Must Keep the Right to Choose

(Jul 08, 2022)

Pa. state Rep. Maureen Madden speaks against a Pa. Republican attempt to amend the state Constitution to remove a woman's right to choose a safe, legal abortion. Madden says this is not the battle we wanted, but she is confident the voters of Pennsylvania will rise to the occasion and vote down this dangerous reversal of well established precedent. Read more

 

Madden: SCOTUS Has Become Far Too Political

(Jun 27, 2022)

After standing with Democratic colleagues from the PA House and Senate at a rally Monday decrying the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, state Rep. Maureen Madden, D-Monroe, expressed frustration that the branch of government that's supposed to be the least political — the judicial — has instead become the most political. Justices who voted to overturn Roe, she said, perjured themselves, and Madden promised that the fight to protect women's reproductive healthcare, including abortion access, is only beginning. Read more

 

Madden responds to Supreme Court abortion ruling

(Jun 24, 2022)

"I am mad now, and I promise you that rage I feel – that rage YOU feel – will help strengthen our resolve. The fight continues. And I am here for it. Stay strong, everybody. We need you now more than ever." Read more

 

E-MAIL, JUNE 22: Fighting for Lives; $3 million returned to area and more!

(Jun 22, 2022)

Monthly email rounds up legislative and district news, including local scout recognition, help for college students, property tax/rent rebate update, and more. Read more

 

Grandparents raising grandchildren discussion
Sep 29, 2022

Pa. lawmakers visit Banana Factory in Bethlehem
Sep 29, 2022

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

Hearing explores growing need to support grandparents
Sep 28, 2022

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

Super soaked: Madden announces $125K for Tannersville ‘splash pad’
Sep 20, 2022

Fearful Students in Pennsylvania: As school violence surges, the state and its school districts refuse to reconsider misguided disciplinary policies.
Sep 14, 2022

SEIU strike ends in PA, nursing home workers celebrate 'historic moment'
Sep 14, 2022

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

Summer/Fall 2022 Newsletter
Sep 07, 2022

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

Lehigh Valley airport gets another $8.5 million for upgrades as passenger traffic sets record
Aug 26, 2022

Madden, McNeill, Northeast Delegation announce $1.7M for LVIA upgrades secured in state budget
Aug 26, 2022

Madden Participates in the Lenape Rising Nation River Journey
Aug 15, 2022

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

State programs now open for applications
Jul 25, 2022

Madden: Women Must Keep the Right to Choose
Jul 08, 2022

Madden: SCOTUS Has Become Far Too Political
Jun 27, 2022

Madden responds to Supreme Court abortion ruling
Jun 24, 2022

E-MAIL, JUNE 22: Fighting for Lives; $3 million returned to area and more!
Jun 22, 2022