Congresswoman Scanlon Delivers $650,00 for Mobile Crisis Teams in Delaware County

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Havertown, PA – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined Delaware County officials and members of local law enforcement to discuss the county’s plans for new Mobile Crisis Teams to respond quickly and appropriately to mental health emergencies. Scanlon recently secured $650,000 in federal funding for the program. It is one of 10 Community Project Funding awards Scanlon delivered for her...

Congresswoman Scanlon Announces $1 Million to Support Workforce Training for Formerly Incarcerated Philadelphians

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Philadelphia, PA – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined Philadelphia leaders to announce $1 million in new federal funding she recently secured to support a workforce training program for formerly incarcerated Philadelphians. It is one of 10 Community Project Funding awards Scanlon delivered for her district through the Fiscal Year 2022 federal government funding package passed by C...

Congresswoman Scanlon Celebrates New Delaware County Micro-Grant Program Launched Using Federal Funding

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Media, PA – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined local officials to highlight $475,000 in federal funding she recently secured to support a new micro-grant program in Delaware County. The Delaware County Community Partnering Program is specifically designed to provide outreach to historically underserved communities. It is one of 10 Community Project Funding awards Scanlon delivered...

Congresswoman Scanlon Announces Nearly $1 Million in Federal Funding for Darby Free Library Restoration

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Darby, PA – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined Darby Free Library staff, board members, and volunteers, along with local officials, to celebrate the $981,562 in Community Project Funding she recently secured to support renovations to Darby Free Library’s historic structure. It is one of 10 Community Project Funding awards Scanlon delivered for her district through the Fiscal Year ...

Scanlon Votes for Lend-Lease Legislation Expediting Military Aid to Ukraine

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today voted for legislation expediting the delivery of urgently needed security aid to the people of Ukraine as they continue to repel Russia’s unprovoked invasion. Reviving a game-changing World War II program, the Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act will streamline the shipment of weapons systems, ammunition, and other equipment to ...

Congresswoman Scanlon Celebrates $1.5 Million in Federal Funding for Historic Lansdowne Theater

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Lansdowne, PA – On Monday, April 25, Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) visited Lansdowne Theater to announce $1.5 million in Community Project Funding she recently secured for the theater. It is one of 10 Community Project Funding awards Scanlon delivered for her district as part of the Fiscal Year 2022 federal government funding package passed by Congress in March. Senator Bob Casey also sup...

House Majority Leader Hoyer and Congresswoman Scanlon Tour Philadelphia Navy Yard

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Philadelphia, PA – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today welcomed Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Majority Leader for the U.S. House of Representatives, to the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Alongside officials from the City of Philadelphia and PIDC, Hoyer and Scanlon toured the Navy Yard, met with representatives from two key employers — Philly Shipyard, Inc. and Iovance Biotherapeutics, and...

Congresswoman Scanlon Responds to Latest Service Reductions by Crozer Health

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Chester, PA – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) issued the following statement after public reporting on plans for additional service reductions by Crozer Health: “Every hospital system has struggled as they respond to the pandemic, but only one in our area has so miserably shortchanged patients and staff while looting the system to profit its owners. Health care is a human right and should ...

Congresswoman Scanlon Introduces Bill to Further Fix Congress’ Broken Workplace Harassment and Discrimination Rules

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14) in introducing the Congressional Accountability Act (CAA) Enhancement Act to ensure the historic reckoning that began with the passage of the CAA Reform Act in 2018 continues by requiring Members of Congress, not taxpayers, to foot the bill for discriminating or r...

Congresswoman Scanlon Delivers $525,000 for Innovative Workforce Program at the Navy Yard

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Philadelphia, PA – On Friday, April 15, Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) joined officials from PIDC, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, and Philly Shipyard, Inc. to celebrate the latest graduates of the Navy Yard Skills Initiative and announce over half a million dollars in new federal funding to support the workforce program. Scanlon secured $525,000 for PIDC’s Navy Yard Skills Initia...

Congresswoman Scanlon Hosts First In-Person Town Hall of 2022

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Media, PA – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) is hosting her first in-person town hall of the year on Wednesday, April 20 at 6 p.m. on the Penn State Brandywine campus. The event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. Residents of Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District can register for the event online. “After nearly two years of limiting constituent meetings...

Congresswoman Scanlon Launches 2022 Congressional Art Competition

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Chester, PA – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) is now accepting submissions for the 40th Annual Congressional Art Competition. The competition is open to students, grades 9 through 12, who reside in Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District. Participating students are offered an opportunity to highlight their talent and the winner will have their artwork displayed in the United States Capito...

Scanlon Applauds New Actions from the Biden Administration Aimed at Reducing Gun Crime

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Chester, PA – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today praised action by the Biden administration following the announcement of additional steps being taken to crack down on ghost guns and ensure the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has the leadership it needs to enforce existing gun laws. “Ghost guns, untraceable firearms assembled from kits, are fueling crime in my c...

Scanlon Votes for New Relief Funding for Pennsylvania’s Restaurants and Small Businesses

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Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) voted to secure urgently needed relief for restaurants and other small businesses that have been hardest hit by the pandemic. The Relief for Restaurants & Other Hard Hit Small Businesses Act will deliver $55 billion to replenish funding for restaurants and establish a new program supporting other small businesses impacted by the...

Congresswoman Scanlon Named to Conference Committee for America COMPETES Act by Speaker Pelosi

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today was named as a member of the conference committee for the America COMPETES Act by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. As a member of the committee, Scanlon will be part of the negotiation team with the Senate over the House’s America COMPETES Act of 2022, which makes crucial investments in the production of semiconductor chips, strengthening ...

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