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July 31, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) continued his efforts to fight for the environment by celebrating Climate Action Day today. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is scheduled to release its final Clean Power Plan to modernize our energy sector and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. Congressman Boyle fully supports federal action to address climate change.
July 30, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
In a recent story, Money magazine recognized Pennsylvania as the state with the most assistance programs to help homebuyers and homeowners. The article draws on data posted online by mortgage website HSH.com, which ranks the 50 states and Washington, D.C., with Pennsylvania coming out on top.
Rep. Cartwright Introduces Legislation to Eliminate Coal Royalty Loophole; Invest Funds in Appalachian Coal Community Development Initiatives
July 30, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced the Coal Royalty Fairness and Communities Investment Act of 2015, a bill that would provide $100 million to struggling coal communities to help build economic resilience, diversify industries, and promote new job creation opportunities; ensure fair returns on publicly owned coal; and improve the transparency of the federal coal program.
July 29, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that three organizations in his Philadelphia-area district have received new grant awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). In total, $822,136 was awarded to support new exhibitions and the conservation and preservation of current museum holdings
July 24, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) signed on as an original co-sponsor of the Equality Act, legislation to ban discrimination against LGBT individuals in public accommodations, housing, employment, and other core areas of daily life.
July 23, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded two Mahanoy City fire companies each with Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
July 21, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced today that the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has awarded two Schuylkill County communities $763,390 in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) grant funding. HOME funds are awarded as formula grants to states and municipalities by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; the program’s flexibility allows communities and nonprofit organizations to execute a wide range of activities, such as building, buying and refurbishing low-income housing. It is the largest Federal block grant to state and local governments designated exclusively to creating affordable housing for low-income households
July 16, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that Philadelphia has been selected for a new federal pilot program that seeks to accelerate high speed broadband adoption in communities across the United States. The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ConnectHome initiative will develop collaborations between local governments, private companies, nonprofit organizations, and other interested stakeholders to produce locally-tailored solutions for narrowing the digital divide and bringing affordable, high-speed internet access to more low-income Americans. Philadelphia was one of five Promise Zones chosen for the program.
July 13, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded two Schuylkill County fire departments each with Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFGs). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
July 9, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
Governor Wolf announced today the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) approved the allocation of more than $12,772,180 in gaming funds to support 54 community and economic development projects in Luzerne County
July 6, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Rural Development arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded a $48,400 Community Facility grant and $39,700 loan to Pleasant Valley Manor, Monroe County’s long-term care facility.
July 2, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced that new state investments approved by the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) will support the continued growth of Pennsylvania businesses that are projected to create at least 105 new jobs and retain 171 jobs
June 30, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, today issued a statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on a case involving the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its restrictions on certain power plant emissions. The court ruled that the EPA failed to take into consideration the cost for energy producers to comply with the new limits before enforcing the new rules
World Meeting of Families Hunger and Homelessness Committee Report Highlights Important Issues Facing Nation
June 29, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) issued a statement following the release of the World Meeting of Families Hunger and Homelessness Committee report, A Time for Mercy and Justice: Pope Francis and the Pursuit of the Common Good in the United States
Wolf Administration Announces Creation of 256 New Jobs during “Jobs that Pay” Celebration at Apio, Inc. in Penn Township
June 25, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin continues his “Jobs that Pay” tour with the announcement that Apio, Inc., a specialty food processor, will expand its manufacturing and distribution plant in Penn Township, York County. The expansion will create 256 new jobs over three years
June 25, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] issued the following statement in support of House passed legislation that halts implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s [EPA’s] Clean Power Plan
June 24, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
A jury today found a Pennsylvania man guilty of the 2010 first-degree murder, torture and dismemberment of a Los Angeles man in a downtown hotel room, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today
June 22, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
Congressman Ryan Costello (PA-06) announced that two Malvern medical companies will be the recipients of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services federal grants
June 18, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, today co-sponsored legislation to prohibit the Obama Administration from leasing a new $7.8 million, 11-story building near Washington, DC, which is being planned to house thousands of new government employees to process the president’s illegal executive actions on immigration. Barletta introduced the “No Office Space for Executive Amnesty Act” along with Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) and Rep. John Ratcliffe (TX-04).
June 17, 2015 Posted by RealEstateRama
Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced that The Reinvestment Fund (TRF) in Philadelphia will receive $65,000,000 in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) awards to encourage investment in low-income neighborhoods throughout the community. The Reinvestment Fund was one of 76 organizations across the country selected to receive the tax credit allocation authority from the Department of the Treasury