Congresswoman Scanlon Announces Winner of 2024 Congressional Art Competition for Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District

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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) is proud to announce Benjamin Mellinger, a Garnet Valley High School student, as the winner of the 2024 Congressional Art Competition for Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District. His piece, “Knuckles and Knots,” will be sent to Washington, D.C., to hang in the Capitol for one year. A photo of Rep. Scanlon with Benjamin Mellinger is availa...

Scanlon Slams House Republicans for Ending Affordable Connectivity Program and Raising Internet Costs

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As of January 2024, the ACP has provided benefits to 43,000 PA-05 households, reducing broadband costs in the district by roughly $21,170,000 annually Chester, PA – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today released the following statement on the expiration of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a Biden-Harris Administration program that has helped millions of low-income households lower...

Scanlon Statement on Trump Guilty Verdict in New York Criminal Trial

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Chester, PA — Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today released the following statement in response to former President Donald Trump being found guilty of 34 counts of falsifying business records to influence the outcome of the 2016 election: “Today, a jury of Donald Trump’s peers, 12 American citizens, found him guilty on 34 felony counts. It is a sad moment for our nation that – for the firs...

Congresswoman Scanlon Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Support Grandfamilies Affected by Substance Misuse

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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) and Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15) today introduced the bipartisan Help Grandfamilies Prevent Child Abuse Act to better support kinship caregivers – the vast majority of whom are grandparents – who have taken over as primary caregivers for children exposed to substance misuse or other trauma. Companion legislation was also introduc...

Congresswoman Scanlon Joins US EPA in Announcing $2 Million for 49th Street Terminal Cleanup

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Philadelphia, PA - Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan and Philadelphia Mayor Cherelle Parker in announcing $2 million in cleanup grant funding through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to clean up the 49th Street Terminal. As part of President Biden’s Invest in America agenda, the Bipartisan Infrastructure L...

Scanlon, Casey Introduce Bill to Preserve Decision-Making Rights for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

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Washington, DC — Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, in introducing the Alternatives to Guardianship Education Act to improve the awareness of guardianship alternatives for health care workers, educators, family members, and court workers and court-related personnel through education programs. Althoug...

Scanlon Delivers Remarks at House Judiciary Committee Field Hearing in Philadelphia

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“Chairman Jordan is not convening the House Judiciary Committee here today to explore how Congress can reduce violent crime in Philadelphia. He’s bringing his traveling circus to town to divide Americans and distract from the crushing failures of the House majority.” Philadelphia, PA—Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, will participate this morning in...

Congresswoman Scanlon Convenes Affordable Connectivity Program Roundtable with Local Leaders

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Media, PA - Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today convened a roundtable of local leaders to discuss the positive impact of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) on PA-05 households and the importance of extending this program. The future of the program is currently uncertain as funding runs out at the end of the month. Without an extension, 43,000 PA-05 households are at risk of skyrock...

Scanlon Statement on House Rules Committee Vote to Advance Critical Funding for Ukraine and Allies

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today released the following statement after voting for a rule to allow the House to vote on the following emergency measures: H.R. 8035 – Ukraine Security Supplemental Appropriations Act; H.R. 8034 – Israel Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2024; H.R. 8036 – Indo-Pacific Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2024; H.R. 8038 – ...

Scanlon, Warren Call on the FTC to Revive Enforcement of the Robinson-Patman Act

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In a letter to FTC Chair Lina Khan, the lawmakers additionally requested the FTC investigate current RPA violations in order to protect small businesses and workers Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to lead a group of 14 lawmakers on a letter to FTC Chair Lina Khan urging the FTC to revive enforcement of the Robinson-Patman Act (...

Congresswoman Scanlon Launches 2024 Congressional Art Competition

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Chester, PA—Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) is now accepting submissions for the 42nd Annual Congressional Art Competition. The competition is open to students in grades 9 through 12 who reside in Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District. Participating students are offered an opportunity to showcase their talent, and the winner will have their artwork displayed in the United States Capitol...

Scanlon Secures Win for PA-05 in Second Government Funding Package, Finalizing $11.6 Million for Local Projects in FY24 Spending Bills

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Second, six-bill funding package helps with the cost of living, sides with hard-working Americans, protects women’s rights, reinforces America’s global leadership, and helps our communities be safe and secure Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today voted to pass the second and final set of six overdue regular appropriations bills for fiscal year 2024, which began September ...

Scanlon, Casey, and Fetterman Deliver $2.5 Million to Improve Safety Along Critical Route 291, Reconnect City of Chester to Waterfront

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Route 291 project will help keep residents safe and connect them to key employment centers along the waterfront Casey, Fetterman, Scanlon secured the funding from the Inflation Reduction Act Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined Senators Bob Casey and John Fetterman to deliver $2,500,500 in federal funding to design safety improvements along Route 291 in the City o...

Teila Allmond to Join Congresswoman Scanlon as State of the Union Guest

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Allmond’s work with pre-apprenticeship program, “Rosie’s Girls,” is creating new pathways for women to become electricians Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today announced that her guest for this year’s State of the Union Address to Congress on Thursday, March 7, will be Teila Allmond, pre-apprenticeship coordinator and instructor for ”Rosie’s Girls,” a program designed to...

Scanlon Secures $10 Million For PA-05 Projects in Government Funding Package

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Washington, DC - Congresswoman Scanlon (PA-05) today voted to finalize $10,208,057 in Community Project Funding that she previously secured for Pennsylvania’s 5th District in the 2024 spending bills. This funding, included in the first of the appropriations government funding packages, responds directly to some of the most pressing needs identified by PA-05 constituents. “I was proud to vote for a...

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