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Harrisburg, January 6, 2015 – Senator Lisa M. Boscola today took the oath of office in swearing-in ceremonies at the State Capitol as she begins a new term in the Pennsylvania Senate. “I love my constituency and am so proud to have another opportunity to represent them,” Boscola said.  “I will continue to do my […]

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Bethlehem, December 22, 2014 –State Sen. Lisa M. Boscola today announced a total of $ 115,000 in state grant funds for two growing technology companies in Bethlehem. “This funding will help these businesses expand and enhance economic growth in our region’s growing technology sector,” Boscola said. “This grant program is exactly the kind of proven […]

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Bethlehem, Dec. 15, 2014 — Sen. Lisa Boscola today said local families can give the “gift of education” to a child on their holiday shopping list by opening or contributing to a Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Plan.

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Harrisburg, November 12, 2014 – State Senate Democrats today unanimously re-elected Senator Lisa M. Boscola to chair the Senate Democratic Policy Committee. “I am honored that my Senate colleagues have again selected me to lead this important committee that shapes our caucus agenda and advance legislative issues that are important to people in the Lehigh […]

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Harrisburg, October 27, 2014 –- Sen. Lisa M. Boscola today lauded enactment of legislation that will shield thousands of seniors from losing their Property Tax and Rent Rebate eligibility due to small Social Security cost of living (COLA) hikes. “This moratorium law (Act 156 of 2014) rightfully recognizes how precious these rebates are to older […]

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Bethlehem, October 23– State Senator Lisa M. Boscola announced today that the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has awarded seven grants in Lehigh & Northampton Counties, totaling $ 1,865,634 through the Community Conservation Partnerships Program (CCPP). “With the help of DCNR, there is the ability to partner in a local initiative to improve […]

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Bethlehem, October 21 — State Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced $ 317,375 in state funding funds for two local projects through the Commonwealth Financing Agency (CFA). “I am pleased to help obtain state dollars to assist funding worthy local projects,” Boscola said. “I will continue to seek state support for local efforts.” The projects include: […]

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Bethlehem, PA, October 16 – State Senator Lisa Boscola announced today that four municipalities in Lehigh and Northampton Counties, will be receiving Recycling Performance Grants, totaling $ 55,176 for their recycling efforts for the 2012 calendar year. The Bethlehem legislator said the grants, awarded by the Department of Environmental Protection throughout the year, are an […]

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Bethlehem, October 14 — As the holiday season rapidly approaches, Senator Lisa M. Boscola has once again joined the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program to help collect toy donations at her district office in downtown Bethlehem. Individuals may drop off new, unwrapped toys now to Boscola’s district office, located at One East […]

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Harrisburg, October 9, 2014 – Calling it a balanced proposal that gives struggling families more protection and flexibility to avoid utility shut-offs, Sen. Lisa M. Boscola today praised the Senate for its unanimous approval of utility reform legislation. “I am pleased with components in this bill (House Bill 939) that prevent people from being treated […]

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Bethlehem, September 9, 2014 – State Senator Lisa M. Boscola announced today that the City of Bethlehem is the recipient of a grant in the amount of $ 250,000 through the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s Multimodal Transportation Fund. “It always pleases me when I am notified of State funds finding their way to the Lehigh Valley,” Boscola […]

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Bethlehem, August 28, 2014 – Senator Lisa Boscola announced today that the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts has awarded $ 205,398 in state funding to local arts programs and organizations in Lehigh and Northampton Counties. Boscola praised the Council for working to help keep the arts community alive in the Lehigh Valley. “There is no […]

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Bethlehem , August 12, 2014 – Senator Lisa Boscola announced today that a new business looking to expand operations into Northampton County was awarded $ 960,000 in state funding. The loan will help The Bug Company create 41 new jobs in Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County. Boscola praised State officials and LVEDC for working together […]

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BETHLEHEM – August 11, 2014 –State Senator Lisa M. Boscola announced today that a local company, Colymer Industries, will receive a $ 50,000 grant from the Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP/NEP) of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Ben Franklin Technology Partners receives a significant number of grant applications and only has the resources to fund the most competitive […]

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Harrisburg, June 12, 2014 — State Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced that the Property Tax/Rent Rebate filing deadline has been extended to December 31. “This filing extension will provide more time for seniors to apply for a rebate check,” Boscola said. “I urge all seniors and their loved ones to explore this and other benefit […]

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Bethlehem, April 22, 2014 – Senator Lisa M. Boscola today reminded college students and their parents that the deadline to apply for a 2014-15 state student aid grant is May 1. “With the spiraling costs of a college education, student aid is more important than ever,” Boscola said. “I urge local families to look into […]

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