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Pashinski Discusses Challenges Facing Our Immigrant Workforce

(15 hours ago)

Pa. state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, Chair of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, joined the Pa. Legislative Latino Caucus and leaders of the local Latino community for a roundtable discussion in Wilkes-Barre focusing on the challenges facing immigrant workers across the state. Read more

Agricultural, Environmental, Public Safety, Redevelopment, Technology, and Additional Grant Opportunities

(1 day ago)

Multiple grant programs are currently open for application Read more

Rep. Siegel announces $1.9 million for affordable housing projects

(Jun 14, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel announced Friday that his district received $1.95 million in funding for projects to make affordable housing more accessible and to address the affordable housing crisis in the Lehigh Valley. Read more

Siegel: Protecting Community Pharmacies

(Jun 13, 2024)

PA state Rep. Josh Siegel stands with House colleagues and independent pharmacists to call for an end to the unfair business practices of pharmacy benefit managers. Siegel says protecting local pharmacies is crucial to ensuring that Pennsylvanians have access to the care they need. Read more

Probst Sets the Record Straight on School Funding Bill

(Jun 13, 2024)

Pa. state Rep. Tarah Probst discusses the historic education funding bill that was passed by the House this week and sets the record straight on some misconceptions being circulated online. Probst says this bill will not raise property taxes in Monroe and Pike counties and urges everyone to contact their state Senator to get this measure onto Governor Shapiro's desk. Read more

Legislators and education advocates rally in support of ‘Grow Your Own Educator’ teacher recruitment programs

(Jun 12, 2024)

“Our ‘Grow Your Own’ effort builds a pipeline to get today’s students from high school all the way to the front of the classroom where they will return as educators," Schlossberg said. Read more

Madden Alzheimer’s bill approved by PA House Aging Committee

(Jun 12, 2024)

The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Maureen Madden, would establish an infrastructure of full-time state agency positions dedicated to supporting dementia initiatives across Pennsylvania. Read more

Siegel votes for changes to Pa. school system funding

(Jun 11, 2024)

State Rep. Josh Siegel said the House passed legislation that would work toward making Pennsylvania’s public education funding system constitutional. Read more

House passes bill to make significant changes to PA’s education funding system

(Jun 10, 2024)

HARRISBURG, June 10 – Pennsylvania House Education Committee Majority Chairman, Peter Schweyer, today issued the following statement on the House passage of legislation to significantly improve the school funding system: “Today, my colleagues in the House, in a bipartisan manner, passed a monumental bill that will change the way we fund education in Pennsylvania. A fair and equal education for every Pennsylvania child has been a top priority for me since I first became a legislator, and it has been my most important goal since becoming Chairman of the House Education Committee last year. “I am a very proud parent of two students in the Allentown School District. My oldest daughter attends William Allen High School and my youngest is just wrapping up her 7 th grade year at South Mountain Middle School. I know we have some amazing teachers giving their all to educate our children in ASD, but what I also know is that we are not spending nearly as much money on those students. “Just outside of Allentown is the East Penn School District in Emmaus. That district is doing some incredible work. I had a chance to tour the high school and the students are offered classes on architecture and engineering, with state of the art tools. Nothing in this legislation would take away any of the funding for East Penn students to have these opportunities. What the bill does is ensure that students in districts like Allentown can be Read more

Schlossberg supports important changes to PA school system funding

(Jun 10, 2024)

“Today, the House of Representatives voted to ensure every student in Pennsylvania has access to a world-class education regardless of the zip code where they were born or live,” Schlossberg said. Read more