Scanlon Votes ‘YES’ on CARES Act

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Today, Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) voted in support of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 (CARES Act) which passed the U.S. Senate on March 25. The CARES Act as passed contains legislation authored by Congresswoman Scanlon that provides vital labor protections for professionals who provide care to people with disabilities. Congresswoman Scanlon released the f...

Scanlon, Boyle, Hughes, Kearney Lead Effort to Convert PA Distilleries into Hand Sanitizer Production Facilities

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EAST LANSDOWNE, PA — Representatives Mary Gay Scanlon and Brendan Boyle, and State Senators Vincent Hughes and Tim Kearney, announced today that they have successfully broken down the regulatory barriers preventing over 130 small craft distilleries in Pennsylvania from producing needed medical supplies such as hand sanitizer which has all but disappeared from local shelves in recent weeks. The fe...

Scanlon, Boyle, Welch Fight To Lower Healthcare Costs

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Today, Representatives Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-5), Brendan F. Boyle (PA-2), and Peter Welch (VT-At Large) introduced the Better Tools to Lower Costs Act of 2019 which would expand access to affordable prescription drugs for low-income Medicare beneficiaries by suspending a restrictive asset limit that prevents many in need from qualifying for relief. Under current guidelines, the Low-Income Subsidy ...

Scanlon, Casey, Boyle, Evans Demand Hahnemann Owner Reverse Course, Keep Hospital Open

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In an effort to ensure that Hahnemann continues to keeps it doors open to serve those most in need, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), alongside U.S. Representatives Brendan Boyle (D-PA-2), Dwight Evans (D-PA-3) and Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA-5), is calling on Hahnemann Hospital and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children owner Joel Freedman to reverse course on the planned closure. “The employees and pa...

Congresswoman Scanlon to HHS & DOE: “Supporting the health and wellbeing of our students is your responsibility”

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— In a letter to Department of Education Secretary Betsy Devos and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon calls attention to the mental health crisis disproportionately affecting Latina/x students in the Philadelphia region and nationwide. This letter, co-signed by 28 members of Congress, comes on the heels of an in-depth report produced by the...

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