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Email Update: Budget update, helpful resources, and news from Harrisburg

(17 hours ago)

Below you will find info on the 2024-2025 State Budget, upcoming events, information on useful programs and resources, and what I've been up to in Harrisburg and around the district. Please follow me on Facebook, Twitter (X), and Instagram to day-to-day updates, and share my e-newsletter sign-up with you neighbors in the district. Read more

 

Madsen announces more than $136,000 awarded for local fire companies, EMS

(1 day ago)

“Our communities’ safety hinges on adequately funded emergency responders who bravely serve us in times of need,” Madsen said. “With these grants, we ensure they have the resources, equipment, and training necessary to safeguard our neighborhoods.” Read more

 

2024 Winter Newsletter

(Feb 20, 2024)

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Madsen to host Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program “Walk-in Wednesdays” throughout February

(Feb 05, 2024)

“Stop by my office during ‘Walk-in Wednesdays' to discover the benefits of the expanded Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, check your eligibility, and receive assistance with your application,” Madsen said. “As a strong advocate for the program’s expansion this year, I’m excited to ensure every qualifying resident receives the support they deserve." Read more

 

Keystone Research Reveals 1.34 Million Workers Would Benefit From Proposed PA Minimum Wage Increase

(Feb 01, 2024)

"It’s important for working families to know that they have lawmakers in Harrisburg that are looking out for them,” said Representative Dave Madsen (D-Dauphin County). “They have a state House that's advocating for them as well and some friends in the Senate that want to see wages go up. This report makes it clear that whether we should raise the minimum wage in Pennsylvania should no longer be a question." Read more

 

Shred Event

(Jan 16, 2024)

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Email Update: Join me at my upcoming Pardon Expo. Plus, a community update.

(Jan 05, 2024)

Happy New Year! As we step into 2024, I'm filled with an incredible sense of anticipation and determination to work hand in hand with you all towards enhancing our communities. There's much to celebrate and even more to accomplish together.Below you will find info on upcoming events, legislative wins, and what I've been up to in Harrisburg and around the district. Please follow me on Facebook, Twitter (X), and Instagram to day-to-day updates, and share my e-newsletter sign-up with you neighbors in the district. Read more

 

Madsen proposes legislation to foster local, diverse participation in PA’s medical marijuana industry

(Jan 05, 2024)

This legislation aims to address the disparities within our medical marijuana industry while empowering local entrepreneurs and fostering diversity. It's crucial to ensure that all patients have convenient access to the care they need, and this proposal aligns with those objectives. Read more

 

Grant Memo: Cultural, Health, Environmental, Public Safety, Transportation, and Redevelopment Opportunities

(Jan 03, 2024)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Department of Human Services: OCDEL Keystone STARS Continuous Quality Improvement Who May Apply: Eligible childcare providers will be notified via an eligibility letter from their Early Learning Resource Center. Providers must meet the requirements outlined here . Use: Staff qualifications and professional development, early childhood education programs, partnerships with families and communities, leadership and management, and accreditation costs. Funds: Grant amounts vary by provider. Grant funding comes from $12 million of federal Childcare Development Fund funds. Application Deadline: Feb. 15, 2024 More information: Keystone STARS Website Department of Transportation: State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) Incentive Program Who May Apply: To be eligible for STIC Incentive funding, the STIC or other equivalent task force, committee or group must be formally established with a charter, include public and private members, meet regularly, and comprehensively consider sources of innovation. Use: The State Transportation Innovation Council Incentive Program provides funding to help STICs foster a culture of innovation and make innovations standard practice in their states. Examples of allowable activities include but are not limited to: developing standards and specifications; developing training to facilitate widespread use of innovation, developing memoranda of agreement; preparing a report summarizing the lessons Read more

 

Madsen welcomes funding for local water and sewer upgrades

(Dec 20, 2023)

“These grants will go a long way to improving stormwater drainage and set our region up for continued success,” Madsen said. “'This funding will not only fortify the reliability of our infrastructure but also pave the way for essential upgrades, promoting sustainable growth and development in our communities.” Read more

 

State Grant Programs Open For Application, Dec. 4

(Dec 05, 2023)

NEWLY LISTED PROGRAMS Read more

 

Email Update: Check Out My Upcoming Events and What I've Been Up To

(Nov 06, 2023)

My office will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 7 for election day, and will be closed Nov. 10 for Veterans Day. Remember to exercise your right to vote by going to the polls from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Absentee and mail-in ballots must be received by 8 p.m. on November 7. Locate your polling place on the Department of State’s website. Read more

 

Programs Now Open for Applications 10/31/23

(Nov 03, 2023)

Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Resources for Gun Violence Victims Needs Assessment & Technical Assistance Initiative Who May Apply: For-profit organizations, non-profit organizations with a 501c3 status, and institutions of higher education. Applicants must: 1. Demonstrate subject matter expertise and significant experience in the field of mass violence/trauma-informed responses. 2. Have significant and recent experience working with local, state, and federal agencies in conducting needs assessments and developing technical assistance, training and resources related to incidents of mass violence. 3. Commit to performing work within PCCD-specified funding ranges and timelines. Use: The primary purpose of this initiative is to assess the needs of gun violence victims/survivors in communities across Pennsylvania in order to develop and pilot a new strategy to coordinate outreach and service delivery in an area with chronic and/or increasing levels of gun violence. Funds: Funding for this program comes from federal Byrne SCIP State Share funds and PCCD expects to fund one grant with a budget not to exceed $1,000,000 over two years. Application Deadline: October 31, 2023 More information: PCCD Website < https://egrants.pccd.pa.gov/Public/OpenAnnouncements.aspx > Historical & Museum Commission: Cultural and Historical Support Grant Program Who May Read more

 

Central Pennsylvania state representatives to hold Veterans Day breakfast Nov. 9

(Oct 24, 2023)

HARRISBURG, Oct. 24 – State Reps. Justin Fleming, D-Cumberland, David Madsen, D-Dauphin, and Patty Kim, D-Dauphin/Cumberland, will hold a Veterans Day Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 at the AFSCME Conference Center, 150 S. 43rd St., Harrisburg. A delicious breakfast will be offered to veterans in recognition of their service. The state representatives and their staff will be available to help with state related issues and questions attendees might have. “We wanted to celebrate and honor those who sacrificed their time with their families and their personal comfort to put their lives at risk for our country and our freedoms,” a statement by the representatives said. “We encourage all area veterans to come and enjoy some delicious food, meet fellow servicemembers and learn about state services benefitting veterans.” Residents who are veterans and would like to attend can click on the link associated with their state representative below to RSVP: Rep. Justin Fleming: https://www.pahouse.com/fleming/Form/?id=1521 . Rep. Patty Kim: https://www.pahouse.com/Kim/Form/?id=1521 . Rep. David Madsen: https://www.pahouse.com/madsen/Form/?id=1521 . Read more

 

Madsen appointed vice chair of Housing and Community Development Committee

(Oct 23, 2023)

With the role of majority vice chairman comes an increased responsibility and opportunity to be a leading voice for the communities facing housing, development, and economic growth issues. Read more

 

Email Update: Check Out My Upcoming Events

(Oct 18, 2023)

Following the tragic shootings in Steelton, Mayor Dent and I felt compelled to provide our community with a platform for expressing emotions and fostering healing. It is my belief that uniting as neighbors in challenging times is crucial for our collective well-being. I hope to see you there. Read more

 

New Legislation Will Help Curb Off-Road ATVs

(Oct 10, 2023)

I support stronger ordinances for enforcement of ATV/Dirt Bike off-road vehicle use on Harrisburg streets. Read more

 

Pa. bill would allow cities to crack down on illegal dirt bikes, ATVs

(Oct 04, 2023)

State legislators from Pennsylvania's urban areas – including Harrisburg – are hoping a bill that would allow cities to pass their own, stricter rules regarding dirt bikes and ATVs will help curb the problem of off-road vehicles ridden by thrill-seekers on city streets. Read more

 

State Grant Programs Open For Application (10/03/2023)

(Oct 03, 2023)

PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Juvenile Justice System Enhancement Strategy (JJSES) Initiative Who May Apply: Any private non-profit agency, any private for-profit agency, public agency, or unit of local government. Applicants must: Have experience in implementing statewide initiatives in collaboration with state agencies. Demonstrate a long-term commitment to the JJSES implementation process. Agree to work collaboratively with the Pennsylvania Council of Chief Juvenile Probation Officers, the Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission, and PCCD to support county JJSES efforts and the coordination and planning of training opportunities. Use: This project is meant to be statewide and not specific to local service areas. Funds for the proposed project may be used to support any of the following: Training, technical assistance, and materials on evidence-based practices; Conferences, regional forums, etc. related directly to JJSES; strategic plan development; data collection and analysis; victim accountability strategies; reducing racial and ethnic disparities strategies; and more. Funds: Federal Title II Formula Grant funds are being announced to support this initiative over a two-year project period. PCCD expects to fund one grant. Matching funds are not a requirement of this funding opportunity, but a sustainability plan must be included as part of the Read more

 

Madsen invites residents to Cybersecurity Safety Seminar

(Oct 03, 2023)

In an age where our lives are increasingly intertwined with the digital realm, the need for cybersecurity awareness has never been more vital,” Madsen said. “I cannot emphasize enough the importance of staying informed in a rapidly evolving digital landscape. Read more

 

Email Update: Budget update, helpful resources, and news from Harrisburg
17 hours ago

Madsen announces more than $136,000 awarded for local fire companies, EMS
1 day ago

2024 Winter Newsletter
Feb 20, 2024

Madsen to host Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program “Walk-in Wednesdays” throughout February
Feb 05, 2024

Keystone Research Reveals 1.34 Million Workers Would Benefit From Proposed PA Minimum Wage Increase
Feb 01, 2024

Shred Event
Jan 16, 2024

Email Update: Join me at my upcoming Pardon Expo. Plus, a community update.
Jan 05, 2024

Madsen proposes legislation to foster local, diverse participation in PA’s medical marijuana industry
Jan 05, 2024

Grant Memo: Cultural, Health, Environmental, Public Safety, Transportation, and Redevelopment Opportunities
Jan 03, 2024

Madsen welcomes funding for local water and sewer upgrades
Dec 20, 2023

State Grant Programs Open For Application, Dec. 4
Dec 05, 2023

Email Update: Check Out My Upcoming Events and What I've Been Up To
Nov 06, 2023

Programs Now Open for Applications 10/31/23
Nov 03, 2023

Central Pennsylvania state representatives to hold Veterans Day breakfast Nov. 9
Oct 24, 2023

Madsen appointed vice chair of Housing and Community Development Committee
Oct 23, 2023

Email Update: Check Out My Upcoming Events
Oct 18, 2023

New Legislation Will Help Curb Off-Road ATVs
Oct 10, 2023

Pa. bill would allow cities to crack down on illegal dirt bikes, ATVs
Oct 04, 2023

State Grant Programs Open For Application (10/03/2023)
Oct 03, 2023

Madsen invites residents to Cybersecurity Safety Seminar
Oct 03, 2023