Scanlon, Dean, Evans Introduce Bill to Rename Norristown Post Office in Honor of Charles Blockson

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Norristown, PA – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) this week joined Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (PA-04) and Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) in introducing a bill designating the Norristown post office as the Charles L. Blockson Post Office. Located at 28 E. Airy Street, the post office would honor the late Charles Blockson, a prolific writer, collector, scholar, and activist who dedicated h...

Scanlon, Casey, Fetterman, Boyle, Evans, Parker Announce $20.4 Million for Philadelphia International Airport

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Funding will help upgrade HVAC and electrical systems With this funding, Philadelphia International Airport has received more than $347 million in federal funding since the start of 2021 Washington, DC – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Fetterman (D-PA), Congressmen Brendan Boyle (PA-02) and Dwight Evans (PA-03), and Philadelphia Mayor Cherelle...

Scanlon, Casey, Fetterman, Boyle, Evans, Parker Secure $317.1 Million to Replace 200 Rail Cars on SEPTA’s Market-Frankford Line

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Market-Frankford line is SEPTA’s most heavily-used commuter rail line Members of Congress helped secure the massive grant through the infrastructure law they championed With this funding, SEPTA has received more than a billion dollars from the infrastructure law Washington, DC – Congresswoman Scanlon (PA-05) today joined Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Fetterman (PA-05), Congressmen Brendan Boy...

Scanlon Secures Long-Term Production of Chinook, Guaranteeing 20 Years of Stable Work, Thousands of Jobs, at Boeing Ridley Park Facility

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Ridley Park, PA — Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today announced that after nearly five years of leading Congressional efforts to ensure a stable, long-term path forward for the CH-47F Block II Chinook, the U.S. Army will end uncertainty over the future of the program by formally entering it into production. This decision guarantees over 20 years of production at Boeing's Ridley Park facil...

Scanlon, Dean Introduce Package of Bills to Make American Democracy More Accessible to People with Disabilities

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Washington, D.C. - Congresswomen Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) and Madeleine Dean (PA-04) today introduced a package of legislation to make American democracy more accessible for people with disabilities. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced companion bills in the Senate. The Accessible Voting Act, also co-led by Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), would support state and local e...

Scanlon Votes NO on Cynical Attempt to Play Partisan Games with America’s National Security Interests

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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today released the following statement following her NO vote on H.R. 7217. The measure did not pass. “House Democrats are ready to work in a bipartisan manner to pass a comprehensive bill that addresses our interconnected national security challenges. Unfortunately, instead of working in good faith to protect our national security, the sta...

Scanlon, Democratic Women’s Caucus Urge Biden Administration to Protect Against Criminalization of Pregnancy and Pregnancy Outcomes

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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined the Democratic Women’s Caucus and over 150 House Democratic colleagues in urging the Biden-Harris Administration to protect Americans from the criminalization of their pregnancies and pregnancy outcomes, in the wake of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. “We write to bring to your attention the longstanding pattern of...

Scanlon, Bacon Introduce Bipartisan Legislation Promoting Expansion of Quality Youth Mentoring Programs

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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), Chair of the Congressional Youth Mentoring Caucus, today joined Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) in introducing a resolution recognizing January 2024 as National Mentoring Month, a time to celebrate the powerful impact of mentoring relationships and raise awareness about the increased need for caring adults to become mentors to youth in their...

Scanlon Named “Champion for Children”

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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) has been named a 2023 Champion for Children by the bipartisan advocacy organization First Focus Campaign for Children. Just 40 members of the U.S. House of Representatives receive this distinction each year. Scanlon has been named a “Champion for Children” each year she has served in Congress. “With rising costs and threats to healthcare, e...

Congresswoman Scanlon Announces Service Academy Nominees

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Chester, PA — Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today announced her nominees for appointment to the United States service academies for the Class of 2028. Members of Congress may nominate candidates for appointment to four of the five U.S. service academies: the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, and U.S. Merchant...

Scanlon, Casey, Fetterman, Boyle Deliver $13 Million for PhilaPort Upgrades

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Funding will build bridge between terminals to reduce turn time per call, save equipment run time Scanlon advocated for funding for the PhilaPort project Philadelphia, PA — Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Fetterman (D-PA) and Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-02) in announcing the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) is receiving $13,017,024 in new in...

Scanlon, PA Colleagues Urge DOT to Support SEPTA

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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon today joined Senators John Fetterman and Bob Casey (D-PA) and Representatives Madeleine Dean (PA-04), Dwight Evans (PA-03), and Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) on a letter to Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg urging the Biden Administration to continue investment in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) amid a looming tr...

Scanlon, Casey, Fetterman Secure Grant for the City of Chester to Tackle Barriers to Economic Success

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Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) and U.S. Senators Bob Casey and John Fetterman (D-PA) today secured an economic development grant for Chester to help the city identify and create a plan for tackling locally-specific barriers to prime-age employment, such as access to child care, transportation, and educational opportunities. The $400,000 strategy development grant comes f...

Statement from Congresswoman Scanlon on Baseless House Republican Impeachment Stunt

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today released the following statement after House Republicans voted to endorse a widely discredited impeachment inquiry: “There is so much work that Congress should be doing for the American people, but House Republicans have wasted the past year investigating President Biden and his family. Although the President, his administration, and ...

Scanlon, Casey, Fetterman Announce $261,942 for Delaware County Safe Streets Project

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Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Fetterman (D-PA) in announcing $261,942 in federal funding for Delaware County to make it safer for local students to get to school. The funding from the Department of Transportation’s Safe Streets and Roads for All program, created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, will allow the county t...

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