In Pennsylvania's 146th House District, 19 different hospitality businesses cumulatively won more than $700,000 in pandemic-related relief grants, state Rep. Joe Ciresi reported Friday.
The just-approved state budget, which saves much of $10 billion in federal pandemic assistance for a rainy day, could have been put to immediate needs and better use, area state Rep. Joe Ciresi contends.
Local school districts need not just more state money to operate, but a system which distributes funding equitably. The push for fair funding statewide continues Thursday in Collegeville.
Consumer service contracts for some utility companies and others can outlive people who signed them, state Rep Joe Ciresi acknowledges. That shouldn't mean surviving families must pay for them, he says.
A shredding event sponsored by state Rep Joe Ciresi is co-hosted by the TriCounty Active Adult Center, and is scheduled for May 23 (Sunday) at a Moser Road, Pottstown, parking lot. It's free.
The state House will take advantage of Rep. Joe Ciresi's background in local education issues. He's been appointed to its Education Committee, and re-appointed to several others for the new session.
'Mom and Pop' businesses that make less than $3 million a year and employ fewer than 30 would benefit from grant funding under legislation state Rep. Joe Ciresi of Royersford hopes to reintroduce in 2021.
Joe Ciresi, who represents Pottstown, Lower Pottsgrove, and Limerick, has joined another official in revising proposed legislation to help restaurants and bars survive closings during the pandemic.