Press Releases

Muth: Land Conservation Grants Awarded to the 44th District

Muth: Land Conservation Grants Awarded to the 44th District

Harrisburg – November 19, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) announced that a total of $341,900 in grant funding has been awarded to Chester County to assist with land conservation efforts. “Ensuring that we have open air spaces to enjoy and use for...

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Innamorato, Muth host briefing on SW PA childhood cancer

Innamorato, Muth host briefing on SW PA childhood cancer

HARRISBURG, November 18, 2019 – Over the last decade at least 67 children in rural southwestern Pennsylvania have been diagnosed with rare childhood cancers, diagnoses that coincided with the rapid development of the Marcellus Shale gas fields across the Allegheny region.

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Palmer Park Revitalization Project Receives Funding

Palmer Park Revitalization Project Receives Funding

Harrisburg – October 23, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Chester, Berks, Montgomery) announced that the City of Coatesville has been approved for $100,000 in funding to assist with revitalization efforts in Palmer Park. “The outdoor recreation and community spaces at Palmer...

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Local Schools Awarded Over $16,000 in School Safety Grants

Local Schools Awarded Over $16,000 in School Safety Grants

Royersford – October 18, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Chester, Berks, Montgomery) applauded the approval of Pennsylvania Safe Schools Targeted Grants awarded to two schools in the 44th District. “The students, faculty, and staff of schools in the 44th deserve to feel...

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Lawmakers, Advocates Call for Emergency Relief

Lawmakers, Advocates Call for Emergency Relief

Harrisburg – September 24, 2019 – Senators Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) and Andy Dinniman (D-Chester) joined Representatives Elizabeth Fiedler (D-Philadelphia), Malcom Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia), Melissa Shusterman (D-Montgomery), and advocates to call for the creation of an Emergency Relief program to help Pennsylvanians who lost financial support through the elimination of the General Assistance (GA) program.

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Muth Hosts Hearing on Ending the Rape Culture Epidemic

Muth Hosts Hearing on Ending the Rape Culture Epidemic

Phoenixville – September 20, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) joined victim-survivors, advocates, and lawmakers for a Democratic Policy Hearing on ending the rape culture epidemic. Muth requested and hosted the hearing with Sen. Tim Kearney...

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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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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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