District Deliberations: September Edition

(Sep 15, 2023)

Hi folks, to say that we’ve had quite a month since our last edition would be a severe understatement as we found ourselves facing unforeseen challenges with the escape of a convicted killer who remained on the loose for two weeks. Read more


Pielli to host gun violence town hall Sept. 21

(Aug 31, 2023)

“Sadly, these days when we send our kids back to school, we now have the underlying fear that they may become the victims of gun violence,” Pielli said. “Students and their families already have enough to worry about on a daily basis. There’s no reason a student in America should have to prepare for the all-too-real threat of a school shooter. I look forward to partnering with our community leaders for an open and honest discussion with the people of West Chester on how we can keep our kids safe and keep guns out of our schools.” Read more


District Deliberations: August Edition

(Aug 09, 2023)

Hi Folks,We hope this email finds you all doing well during these long, hot summer days. We welcome you to our new monthly email of “District Deliberations” with our August edition. Read more


E-Blast: Legislative Recap

(Jul 14, 2023)

Hi folks, I hope you have all been enjoying your summer so far! During these past six months the PA House has been extremely busy passing over 150 bills with the same goal of improving the lives of all Pennsylvanians. I wanted to highlight some of the great bills we've passed that are still awaiting further action in the Republican-led State Senate. Read more


Bill changing corporate reporting timelines passes Pennsylvania House of Representatives

(Jun 30, 2023)

"This simple change will help streamline processing, reduce confusion and ensure that all entities doing business in Pennsylvania are given the time to adjust to new reporting requirements. By doing so, we ensure a more business-friendly Pennsylvania. This change would also be consistent with Governor Shapiro’s initiative to create a friendlier, smarter and more efficient business environment for the benefit of our economy." Read more


E-Blast: 4th of July, Legislative Updates, Democrats Deliver & more!

(Jun 30, 2023)

Hi folks, we've been incredibly busy this session as we have passed over 110 pieces of meaningful legislation to include: Raising the Minimum Wage, Increased Funding for our Schools, Patient Safety, Tax relief for our Seniors, and a responsible Budget, over 3 weeks ago. Read more


Pielli's Title 15 Filing bill passes out of House

(Jun 29, 2023)

“In order for Pennsylvania to succeed, we need to be more welcoming to businesses,” said Pielli. “For purposes of efficiency and consistency, this bill will change the date for foreign entities and make it consistent with domestic entities." Read more


Comitta, Pielli announce funding to restore Strode’s Barn

(Jun 20, 2023)

“This grant for the restoration of Strode’s Barn and Springhouse will go a long way towards the preservation of the rich history of our community for generations to come,” said state Representative Chris Pielli. “I am excited to see this restoration project move forward with the help of this well-earned grant.” Read more


E-Blast: Legislative Updates, Memorial Day, & Subcommittee Chair Appointment

(Jun 08, 2023)

Hi folks, I hope you all enjoyed your Memorial Day weekend. We were incredibly busy last week in Harrisburg passing a number of bills to better the lives of Pennsylvanians everywhere. Read more


Pa. lawmakers propose bills to study AI’s potential, safeguard against threats

(Jun 01, 2023)

‘There is a quick profit to be made by using these programs but we need to look at what is going to be the long-term cost,’ Rep Chris Pielli said. Read more


Pielli’s fishing and hunting license bill passes out of House

(May 24, 2023)

“Veterans have served all of the United States, not just one state. Their ability to enjoy the great outdoors should be enjoyed nationally with as little hindrance as possible,” said Pielli, who is an Army veteran. Read more


Madsen, lawmakers explain merits of four-day workweek bill

(May 23, 2023)

“We continually hear about the ‘brain drain’ and the ‘great resignation’ from area employers,” said state Rep. Chris Pielli, D-Chester. “On the other hand, we also hear from working folks who are burnt out and are desperately seeking a healthy work-life balance. Our economy must change and innovate to current economic conditions to continue to succeed. Read more


E-Blast: Legislative Updates & Senior Fair Recap

(May 03, 2023)

I want to thank the more than 100 folks who came to my Senior Fair last Thursday for taking the time to speak to me and my staff! It was my pleasure to partner with the West Chester Area Senior Center and all our wonderful vendors who provided great resources for the senior community in the greater West Chester area. Read more


State Rep. Pielli’s fishing & hunting license bill approved by Fish and Game Committee

(May 01, 2023)

“The cost savings to our valued active-duty military and disabled-veteran anglers and hunters would allow for more travel and increased opportunities to fish and hunt,” said Pielli, who is a retired Army veteran. “It could also help to attract more travel to the commonwealth from nonresident military sportsmen, resulting in a boost to our economy through the spending of additional sportsmen’s dollars here, a notion that has the full support of the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs.” Read more


State Rep. Pielli announces senior fair

(Apr 18, 2023)

“I want to ensure that the people of the 156th District are aware that their state government is working for them,” Pielli said. “These days, seniors need assistance for a lot of things. That’s why I am happy to provide them an opportunity to get in touch with people who are happy to help them with a variety of services.” Read more


Update on Recent Judiciary Hearings

(Mar 30, 2023)

Last week, I had the opportunity to speak with members of Ceasefire PA from all over the state who came to Harrisburg with a resounding message: The time to act on common-sense gun legislation is now. Read more


Pielli introduces Consumer Credit Protection Bill

(Mar 27, 2023)

“In today’s world, our data can be accessed from anywhere in the world in a split-second,” Pielli said. “As much as we should be focusing on protecting our data, we must also be prepared for the next big breach. The people of Pennsylvania deserve more. It’s time we held these agencies accountable for their mistakes.” Read more


Could A 4-Day, 32-Hour Work Week Come To Pennsylvania? These 3 Democrats Are Working On It

(Mar 20, 2023)

The proposal by Dauphin County Representative David Madsen and his colleagues Chris Pielli of Chester and Joshua Siegel of Lehigh is still in the planning phase, and has been created in response to Governor Shapiro’s ambitious goals of expanding the Pennsylvania workforce. Read more


Pielli announces more than $1 million in infrastructure grants

(Mar 17, 2023)

“We put our people and local municipalities first when we support these types of projects,” Pielli said. “Infrastructure affects all of us, so I am proud to see that the funding of these projects is and will remain a high priority.” Read more


Pielli appointed secretary of Pa. House Judiciary Committee

(Mar 06, 2023)

State Rep. Chris Pielli, D-Chester, has been appointed secretary of the Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee. Pielli comes from a strong legal background, including practicing as an attorney for the Chester County Public Defender’s Office and for several other law firms. Read more