Congresswoman Scanlon Reacts to Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health: “The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health is unprecedented and will have a devastating impact across our country. It is rare in the United States for millions of Americans to wake up with fewer rights than th...

Scanlon Takes Historic Action to Prevent Gun Violence

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today voted to send the most significant gun safety legislation in nearly thirty years to President Joe Biden’s desk. The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act is a common sense, bipartisan proposal to protect America’s children, keep schools safe, and reduce the threat of violence across the United States. “I am constantly hearing from constit...

Congresswoman Scanlon Reacts to Supreme Court Decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen: “The Supreme Court’s decision in this case is reckless and ignores the realities our country faces in the 21st Century. The United States is in the midst of a gun violence crisis, and Americans of all politic...

New Democrat Coalition Celebrates Addition of New Member Mary Gay Scanlon

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Washington, D.C. – Today, New Dems unanimously voted to induct Representative Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) as the Coalition’s newest Member. Now at 99 Members strong, New Dems look forward to working with Rep. Scanlon to advance an agenda that fights inflation and cuts costs for Americans by executing the New Dem Action Plan to Fight Inflation. “New Dems are excited about the unique experience Represe...

Scanlon Unveils Fiscal Year 2023 Community Project Funding Submissions for Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today unveiled 15 Community Project Funding (CPF) requests she submitted to the House Appropriations Committee on behalf of Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District for Fiscal Year 2023. Implemented last year, the CPF program allows members of Congress to make recommendations for funds to be set aside within specific federal accounts for c...

Congresswoman Scanlon Votes to Protect America’s Wildlife and Secures $21 Million to Support Conservation in Pennsylvania

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon voted on Tuesday to pass the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA), a bipartisan conservation bill that will amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Act and provide $1.3 billion to assist in conserving, restoring, and protecting wildlife and wildlife habitat across the nation. The legislation will deliver $21 million for Pennsylvania to help manage...

Congresswoman Scanlon Votes to Lower Costs for American Families and Businesses

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Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) voted to pass two pieces of legislation to ease the burden of rising costs on Pennsylvania families and small businesses. The Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act will lower fertilizer costs in the field to lower food prices in the grocery store, lower meat and poultry costs by increasing competition and capacity, and lower prices at th...

Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon Named 2021 Champion for Children

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Chester, PA – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) has been named a 2021 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. This is the second consecutive year Scanlon earned the award. First Focus Campaign for Children’s 2021 Legislative Scorecard ranks members ...

Congresswoman Scanlon Votes for Common Sense Gun Safety Bills to Save Lives

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Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) voted to protect Pennsylvania communities and save lives with strong, constitutional gun violence prevention legislation. The House passed both the Protecting Our Kids Act and the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act with bipartisan support. The Protecting Our Kids Act contains several common sense gun safety measures that w...

Congresswoman Scanlon Announces $925,000 in Federal Funding for Ecosystems Education Center and Mussel Hatchery at Bartram’s Garden

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Philadelphia, PA – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined officials and community members to celebrate $925,000 in Community Project Funding she recently secured to support the construction of a new ecosystems education center and freshwater mussel hatchery at Bartram’s Garden in Southwest Philly. The project is a joint venture led by Bartram’s Garden and the Partnership for the Delaw...

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