It’s Women’s History Month, lets close the wage gap in Pennsylvania

(Feb 16, 2024)

March is Women’s History Month -- an opportunity to celebrate the achievements and contributions of women in our country, our commonwealth, and our community Read more

 

Philadelphia House Delegation praises expanded state Child and Dependent Care Enhancement Tax Credit

(Feb 15, 2024)

“House Democrats are delivering for all Pennsylvanians – from our students to our seniors to our working families,” said House Speaker Joanna McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware. “Pennsylvania’s improved Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit will help families balance their budgets and businesses whose employees depend on reliable and consistent childcare to go to work.” Read more

 

Shapiro and lawmakers celebrate historic funding for public defenders

(Feb 13, 2024)

Gov. Josh Shapiro’s first budget funded indigent defense funding and public defenders offices for the first time in Pennsylvania’s history. His first budget included $7.5 million for public defenders. Read more

 

Advocates push to pass the CROWN Act in Pennsylvania, US Congress

(Feb 12, 2024)

Advocates push to pass the CROWN Act in Pennsylvania, US Congress Read more

 

Speaker of the Pennsylvania House Joanna McClinton, stopped by Harrisburg’s Downtown Daily Bread

(Feb 09, 2024)

McClinton toured the facility, met with staff and learned more about the organization’s mission to serve their neighbors. Read more

 

Do you need help saving money this winter? Join us for our Energy Forum!

(Feb 08, 2024)

What YOU need to know about the 2024-25 budget address + scholarship info, community resources & more! Read more

 

Area Lawmakers Celebrate Expanded Child & Dependent Care Tax Credit

(Feb 08, 2024)

Pennsylvania lawmakers have expanded the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit. Read more

 

House Democratic Leaders Praise Governor’s Budget Proposal

(Feb 06, 2024)

HARRISBURG, February 6 – Pennsylvania House Democratic Leaders today issued the following statement on Gov. Josh Shapiro’s 2024-25 state budget proposal, which makes important investments in education, jobs and communities, creating new opportunities for strengthening Pennsylvania without raising taxes: “Governor Shapiro laid out a comprehensive proposal that builds on last year’s historic investments in education while recognizing the important work of the Basic Education Funding Commission. House Democrats remain committed to fulfilling our constitutional and moral obligation to fund our public schools to ensure that every child, regardless of their ZIP code, has access to a quality public education. We look forward to working with the governor and our colleagues to deliver on that obligation. “As our economy continues to strengthen, this is a critical moment in time to invest in our workforce and economy. Governor Shapiro’s proposal prioritizes investments that will attract and retain businesses while growing our workforce. “We’re very encouraged that this plan makes key investments without raising taxes or diminishing our healthy surpluses. “To be clear, House Democrats insist that we fulfill our constitutional and moral obligation to fund our public schools; that we do more to invest in our colleges and universities; that we make smart investments to attract and retain businesses Read more

 

Winter 2024 Delaware County

(Feb 05, 2024)

Delaware County winter newsletter 2024 Read more

 

Good News: PA Tripled the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit for Working Families!

(Feb 05, 2024)

It may be tax season again, but this year there is good news for local families. Read more

 

Southwest Energy Forum

(Feb 01, 2024)

Join my office on Wednesday, February 14 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the 12 th district police station at 6448 Woodland Ave. for the Southwest Energy Forum! Learn how to weatherize your home, apply for LIHEAP and how you can save money during the winter heating season. Representatives from local utility companies will be present to answer questions and provide resources. Contact my office with any questions! Read more

 

Aftershock Film Screening & Community Talk

(Feb 01, 2024)

Neighbors, please join The Family Practice and Counseling Network, A Home for Shana Foundation and my office on Saturday, February 3 at noon at the Church of New Beginnings at 7282 Woodland Ave . for a screening of Aftershock & a community discussion on addressing biases in our healthcare & maternity care systems! Contact my office with any questions. This event is free but, registration is required to attend. Read more

 

McClinton visits Shippensburg University to participate in the 36th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March for Humanity

(Feb 01, 2024)

During her visit, Speaker McClinton spoke about King’s legacy, signed the Living the Dream Pledge, and marched alongside students. Read more

 

Join my office for a screening of Aftershock on SATURDAY!

(Feb 01, 2024)

Happy Black History Month! This month we celebrate Black History Month! The 2024 theme is African Americans and the Arts, which notes the contributions of Black artists in visual and performing arts, literature, fashion, film, music, architecture, culinary arts and countless other forms of cultural expression. Black History Month is a time where we remember our history and champion the present! Aftershock Screening Neighbors, please join The Family Practice and Counseling Network, A Home for Shana Foundation and my office on Saturday, February 3 at noon at the Church of New Beginnings at 7282 Woodland Ave . for a screening of Aftershock & a community discussion on addressing biases in our healthcare & maternity care systems! Contact my office with any questions. This event is free but, registration is required to attend. Southwest Energy Forum Join my office on Wednesday, February 14 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the 12 th district police station at 6448 Woodland Ave. for the Southwest Energy Forum! Learn how to weatherize your home, apply for LIHEAP and how you can save money during the winter heating season. Representatives from local utility companies will be present to answer questions and provide resources. Contact my office with any questions! Free Taxes at ACHIEVEability The Campaign for Working Families (CWF) is completing taxes, for Read more

 

House Democratic Leaders Commend Governor Shapiro's Plan to Strengthen Our Workforce and Economy

(Jan 30, 2024)

Pennsylvania House Democratic Leaders' statement on Gov. Josh Shapiro’s comprehensive economic development plan for Pennsylvania: Read more

 

Pennsylvania Supreme Court says abortion care is protected by the state constitution

(Jan 30, 2024)

In major reproductive healthcare news, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court stated on Monday “that the Pennsylvania Constitution secures the fundamental right to bodily autonomy, which includes a right to decide whether to have an abortion or carry a pregnancy to term.” Read more

 

House Democratic Leaders Praise Governor Shapiro’s Plan to Build a Student-first Streamlined Higher Education System

(Jan 26, 2024)

House Democratic Leaders' statement on Gov. Josh Shapiro’s plan to build a student-first streamlined higher education system to ensure higher education is affordable and accessible to all.   Read more

 

Join my office for a screening of Aftershock on SATURDAY 2/3!

(Jan 25, 2024)

Aftershock screening Neighbors, please join The Family Practice and Network, A Home for Shana Foundation and my office on Saturday, February 3 at noon at the Church of New Beginnings at 7282 Woodland Ave . for a screening of Aftershock & a community discussion on addressing biases in our healthcare & maternity care systems! Contact my office with any questions. This event is free but, registration is required to attend. Property Tax/Rent Rebate Last year PA House Democrats worked with Gov. Josh Shapiro to make a good thing even better. The Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program has delivered millions of dollars in rebates to hundreds of thousands of older Pennsylvanians and people living with disabilities, but the income limits and awards hadn’t been changed in nearly 20 years . Digital applications are now open, and the sooner you apply, the better. Physical applications will be available in my office AFTER February 1. If you want to know more about the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program , or other state programs and how they might be able to help your family, my office is here to make sure you have access to the state services you need and deserve! Get your house in order! Join the Church of Christian Compassion at 6121 Cedar Avenue, Philadelphia, Read more

 

Winter 2024 Philadelphia

(Jan 24, 2024)

Winter 2024 Newsletter Read more

 

McClinton Talks About Goals, Accomplishments and School Choice

(Jan 24, 2024)

Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Joanna McClinton (Delaware/Philadelphia) talked about her 2023 accomplishments and 2024 goals during a panel with state officials from Connecticut, Florida and Tennessee on Wednesday. Read more

 

It’s Women’s History Month, lets close the wage gap in Pennsylvania
Feb 16, 2024

Philadelphia House Delegation praises expanded state Child and Dependent Care Enhancement Tax Credit
Feb 15, 2024

Shapiro and lawmakers celebrate historic funding for public defenders
Feb 13, 2024

Advocates push to pass the CROWN Act in Pennsylvania, US Congress
Feb 12, 2024

Speaker of the Pennsylvania House Joanna McClinton, stopped by Harrisburg’s Downtown Daily Bread
Feb 09, 2024

Do you need help saving money this winter? Join us for our Energy Forum!
Feb 08, 2024

Area Lawmakers Celebrate Expanded Child & Dependent Care Tax Credit
Feb 08, 2024

House Democratic Leaders Praise Governor’s Budget Proposal
Feb 06, 2024

Winter 2024 Delaware County
Feb 05, 2024

Good News: PA Tripled the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit for Working Families!
Feb 05, 2024

Southwest Energy Forum
Feb 01, 2024

Aftershock Film Screening & Community Talk
Feb 01, 2024

McClinton visits Shippensburg University to participate in the 36th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March for Humanity
Feb 01, 2024

Join my office for a screening of Aftershock on SATURDAY!
Feb 01, 2024

House Democratic Leaders Commend Governor Shapiro's Plan to Strengthen Our Workforce and Economy
Jan 30, 2024

Pennsylvania Supreme Court says abortion care is protected by the state constitution
Jan 30, 2024

House Democratic Leaders Praise Governor Shapiro’s Plan to Build a Student-first Streamlined Higher Education System
Jan 26, 2024

Join my office for a screening of Aftershock on SATURDAY 2/3!
Jan 25, 2024

Winter 2024 Philadelphia
Jan 24, 2024

McClinton Talks About Goals, Accomplishments and School Choice
Jan 24, 2024