Rep. O'Mara's September 2023 print newsletter

(Sep 05, 2023)

Fall print newsletter including information on Rep. O'Mara's legislation in the House, improvements to the Blue Route, changes to the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program, and more. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Aug. 25): Shred event in Broomall tomorrow

(Aug 25, 2023)

The last week brought some changes to my Springfield office. Read more

 

O’Mara announces grant to improve traffic flow and safety in Springfield

(Aug 18, 2023)

“Sproul Road is busy for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians, so ensuring its safety and efficiency is crucial for Springfield. Upgrading the traffic signals will enhance the roadway’s smooth and steady flow of people and commerce in this densely populated area,” O’Mara said. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Aug. 11): Update on the state budget

(Aug 11, 2023)

Last week, the Senate returned to session to sign the budget that passed both chambers. This was a required step for the spending plan to reach the governor’s desk. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (July 28): From Delco to DC

(Jul 28, 2023)

I recently had the honor to represent Pennsylvania outside of Delco and Harrisburg. I joined state Rep. Melissa Shusterman and Senator Judy Schwank at The White House States Convening on Child Care event. Read more

 

O’Mara appointed to serve on governor’s challenge team to prevent suicide among military members

(Jul 18, 2023)

"By introducing legislation that fights the mental health stigma, increases accessibility to treatment and supports those who sadly are affected by suicide, we can help countless people and truly save lives,” O'Mara said. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (July 14): House passes budget, but progress remains stalled

(Jul 14, 2023)

While we passed the main General Appropriations bill, the budget is technically not finished. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (June 30): Fourth of July and Budget Season

(Jun 30, 2023)

In observance of the Fourth of July on Tuesday, please be aware that my district office will close at 12 p.m. on Monday, July 3, and remain closed through the holiday. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (June 16): Recognizing Juneteenth

(Jun 16, 2023)

On June 19, 1865, Union troops under the command of Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, where they announced the end of the Civil War and issued General Order No. 3. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-MAIL (June 2): House passes historic gun safety legislation

(Jun 02, 2023)

The last session week in Harrisburg was historic because the House passed two gun safety bills, a topic that hasn’t made any progress in the state Capitol in decades. Read more

 

O’Mara’s ‘red flag’ legislation passes House

(May 22, 2023)

“I introduced this bill because I lost my dad to gun suicide, and I want to do what I can to ensure no other family has to go through the tragedy that mine went through,” O’Mara said. Read more

 

Pa. House votes on gun safety bills highlight Democrats’ ‘humble majority’

(May 22, 2023)

“We know that in 19 states where [red flag laws were] passed, it has been proven to lower suicide rates,” O’Mara said. “We also know that in states where extreme risk order protections have been passed we have prevented mass shootings, including school shootings.” Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-MAIL (May 19): Let's talk about postpartum depression

(May 19, 2023)

This past weekend, we recognized Mother’s Day, and it was my first time celebrating the holiday as a new mom. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-MAIL (May 5): Legislation moving in the House this week

(May 05, 2023)

This week, I had the privilege to talk about an issue extremely important to Delco in our state’s Capitol – hospital closure reform. Read more

 

O’Mara, Pashinski, Comitta and advocates discuss Hospital Closure Reform

(May 03, 2023)

Pashinski’s and O’Mara’s legislation, H.B. 158, and Comitta’s S.B. 184, would double the time in which a hospital system must notify state and local agencies of a planned closure from 90 to 180 days Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-MAIL (April 21): What’s happening with Rep. O’Mara

(Apr 21, 2023)

I’m happy to share an exciting office update with you. Please join me in welcoming my new District Office Director, Rose! Read more

 

O’Mara applauds DDAP investment in new recovery services for southeast PA

(Apr 13, 2023)

MARPLE, April 13 – State House Democratic Southeast Delegation Chair Jennifer O’Mara said today that she welcomes the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs’ investment of $4 million into regional recovery hubs across the commonwealth. Announced by DDAP on Wednesday , The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania Inc. will receive $500,000 for the establishment of a regional recovery hub covering Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Berks, Chester, Lancaster, Delaware and Schuylkill counties as part of the investment. “As we fight new stronger drugs with fentanyl and other deadly characteristics, addiction services are sorely needed across Southeast PA,” said O’Mara, D-Delaware. “DDAP’s investment of state funding brings our tax dollars back to our communities – providing hope in recovery for not only individuals but entire communities now reeling from the effects of addiction. “On behalf of the region’s state government representatives, I applaud the Shapiro administration for its forward-thinking approach to a problem facing us all.” Each grantee will create a hub-and-spoke model to provide recovery supports in their region. The “hubs” will support community-driven services that will serve as “spokes.” The hubs will provide technical assistance and collaborate with a variety of community entities, sectors and systems to enhance a Read more

 

Rep. O'Mara's April 2023 print newsletter

(Apr 13, 2023)

Rep. Jennifer O'Mara's 6-page print newsletter featuring updates on legislation she's working on, the recent commonwealth court ruling on education funding, upcoming events and more. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-MAIL (April 6): Around the district with Rep. O'Mara

(Apr 07, 2023)

With Good Friday, Easter and Passover happening this weekend, please note that my district office will be closed on Friday, April 7. Read more

 

BI-WEEKLY E-MAIL (March 24): Celebrations around the District

(Mar 24, 2023)

After the parade festivities, I was thrilled to present Springfield Fire Company with a grant for $50,000 to replace the exhaust system inside the station. Read more

 

Rep. O'Mara's September 2023 print newsletter
Sep 05, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Aug. 25): Shred event in Broomall tomorrow
Aug 25, 2023

O’Mara announces grant to improve traffic flow and safety in Springfield
Aug 18, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (Aug. 11): Update on the state budget
Aug 11, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (July 28): From Delco to DC
Jul 28, 2023

O’Mara appointed to serve on governor’s challenge team to prevent suicide among military members
Jul 18, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (July 14): House passes budget, but progress remains stalled
Jul 14, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (June 30): Fourth of July and Budget Season
Jun 30, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-BLAST (June 16): Recognizing Juneteenth
Jun 16, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-MAIL (June 2): House passes historic gun safety legislation
Jun 02, 2023

O’Mara’s ‘red flag’ legislation passes House
May 22, 2023

Pa. House votes on gun safety bills highlight Democrats’ ‘humble majority’
May 22, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-MAIL (May 19): Let's talk about postpartum depression
May 19, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-MAIL (May 5): Legislation moving in the House this week
May 05, 2023

O’Mara, Pashinski, Comitta and advocates discuss Hospital Closure Reform
May 03, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-MAIL (April 21): What’s happening with Rep. O’Mara
Apr 21, 2023

O’Mara applauds DDAP investment in new recovery services for southeast PA
Apr 13, 2023

Rep. O'Mara's April 2023 print newsletter
Apr 13, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-MAIL (April 6): Around the district with Rep. O'Mara
Apr 07, 2023

BI-WEEKLY E-MAIL (March 24): Celebrations around the District
Mar 24, 2023