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Funding Approved for West Norriton Stormwater Project

Funding Approved for West Norriton Stormwater Project

Harrisburg – Sept. 19, 2019 – The Commonwealth Financing Authority has approved funding for the Alexander Drive Basin stormwater retrofit project in West Norriton. “Ensuring that municipalities have improved and updated systems to handle stormwater runoff is paramount...

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Victory Park Approved for ADA Access Improvement Funding

Victory Park Approved for ADA Access Improvement Funding

Royersford, PA – September 18, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) announced funding has been approved for Victory Park to begin the ADA and accessible playground improvement project. “ADA accessibility is important to ensure that all residents of...

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State Senate Policy Committee to Convene in Phoenixville

State Senate Policy Committee to Convene in Phoenixville

Harrisburg, PA − September 13, 2019 − At the request of Sens. Katie Muth and Tim Kearney, the Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a public hearing Friday in Phoenixville on addressing institutional and societal rape culture. The hearing is scheduled for...

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Muth: Applications Being Accepted for School Safety Grants

Muth: Applications Being Accepted for School Safety Grants

Royersford – September 12, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) is encouraging local school districts to apply for the School Safety and Security Grant Program and for municipalities to apply for Community Violence Prevention/Reduction grants. “Both...

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Muth Joins Hearing on Rising Prescription Drug Costs

Muth Joins Hearing on Rising Prescription Drug Costs

Havertown – September 11, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) joined Sen. Tim Kearney (D-Delaware/Chester) at the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on the rising costs of prescription drugs.

The hearing was requested by Rep. Mike Zabel (D-Delaware) and was attended by legislators, affordable health care advocates, and health care professionals.

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Otten and Muth to Hold Series of Town Halls this Month

Otten and Muth to Hold Series of Town Halls this Month

EXTON, September 3, 2019 – State Rep. Danielle Friel Otten, D-Chester, will hold three town hall meetings this month to address topics such as the cost of living, youth mental health and more. Sen. Katie Muth will co-host two of the three meetings. Town halls will...

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Airport Improvement Grant Approved for G.O. Carlson Airport

Airport Improvement Grant Approved for G.O. Carlson Airport

August 29, 2019 – Royersford – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Chester, Berks, Montgomery) announced G.O. Carlson Airport has been approved for grant funding to help with infrastructure upgrades. “I am proud to see grant funding approved for G.O. Carlson Airport, “ said Muth....

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Pa. just eliminated general assistance. The need for it hasn’t gone away

Pa. just eliminated general assistance. The need for it hasn’t gone away

By Katie Muth, Maria Collett and Lindsey Williams

This week marks the end of General Assistance (GA) as we know it. The life-saving program that has helped thousands of Pennsylvanians get back on their feet and bridge the gap to self-sustainability ended on Aug. 1.

After a difficult battle through the legislative process and an underhanded maneuver to tie the elimination of GA to millions of dollars of hospitals, we accept that the program will cease to exist. However, that does not mean that the need has vanished.

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Muth Applauds Signing of Victims’ Rights Legislative Package

Muth Applauds Signing of Victims’ Rights Legislative Package

ROYERSFORD – July 17, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) applauded the governor’s signing of six bills that help to ensure and protect the rights of crime victims in Pennsylvania. “It is important to include the rights of victims in criminal justice...

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Muth Announces Housing Assistance Funding for the 44th District

Muth Announces Housing Assistance Funding for the 44th District

Royersford – July 12, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) announced that the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Authority (PHFA) has approved funding for eight housing assistance programs in the 44th district. “There is a constant need to provide housing...

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Senator Muth Calls for 100% Renewable Energy in Pennsylvania

Senator Muth Calls for 100% Renewable Energy in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA– June 19, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) joined advocates of the clean energy movement today as they rallied to promote renewable energy initiatives at the state capitol. “We have a duty to maintain our values of security, safety,...

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Muth Supports Providing Assistance to Individuals Seeking Access to Post-Secondary Education and Training at PA Community Colleges

Muth Supports Providing Assistance to Individuals Seeking Access to Post-Secondary Education and Training at PA Community Colleges

Harrisburg, PA – June  11, 2019 – Senator Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) supports residents pursuing assistance from the Department of Human Services (DHS) Keystone Education Yields Success (KEYS) program.  The KEYS program, in collaboration with community colleges and the DHS, assists students who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and/or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits while pursuing certificates, degrees, or credentials at Pennsylvania’s community colleges to help them graduate and find employment.

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Muth Applauds Funding Initiative to Reduce Gun Violence

Muth Applauds Funding Initiative to Reduce Gun Violence

Royersford – June 11, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) applauded the news that the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) received $1.5 million for its 2019 Gun Violence Reduction Initiative and is encouraging local governments to apply for funding assistance through the program.

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Muth Announces Amity Traffic Light Approved for Funding

Muth Announces Amity Traffic Light Approved for Funding

Royersford – May 29, 2019 – Sen. Kate Muth (D- Berks, Chester, Montgomery) announced that funding has been granted to Amity Township to improve traffic safety by modifying the traffic signal at Route 422 and Monocacy Creek Road. “This funding is great news for Amity...

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