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Bethlehem, May 5, 2011 – – State Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced state grants totaling over $5.67 million for three local projects. The funding for the projects were awarded though the H2O PA program and the contiguous “local share” casino grant program by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA). “I am pleased that we have found […]

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Bethlehem, May 5, 2011 – – State Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced state funding totaling over $5.63 million for three projects in Monroe County and one in Northampton County. “I am pleased that we have found the means to fund these projects without tapping local taxpayers,” Boscola said. “I will continue to seek state support […]

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HARRISBURG, May 5, 2011 – The state Senate Transportation Committee has unanimously approved a bill sponsored by Senator Lisa Boscola that would require PennDOT to denote if a person is a military veteran on their driver’s license. “By denoting veteran’s status on one’s driver’s license, my legislation should make it easier for veterans to qualify […]

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Bethlehem, May 5, 2011 – – State Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced state grants totaling over $5.67 million for three local projects. The funding for the projects were awarded though the H2O PA program and the contiguous “local share” casino grant program by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA). “I am pleased that we have found […]

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Bethlehem, May 5, 2011 – – State Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced state funding totaling over $5.63 million for three projects in Monroe County and one in Northampton County. “I am pleased that we have found the means to fund these projects without tapping local taxpayers,” Boscola said. “I will continue to seek state support […]

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Harrisburg – May 2, 2011 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola today, along with Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, sent a letter today to Michael Krancer, secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), accusing Krancer of misleading Senate Democrats on the day of his confirmation vote regarding an upcoming policy committee meeting held in […]

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PITTSBURGH, April 28, 2011 – – Public safety, public health, environmental, and natural gas industry experts today had the opportunity to discuss Marcellus Shale drilling and the opportunities and challenges it presents with the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee at a town hall meeting in Pittsburgh.  There was also a very lively and vocal crowd which […]

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Philadelphia – April 15, 2011 –Senate Democratic Policy Committee Chair Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh/Monroe) said Democrats will hone their PA Works jobs and economic development plan with many of the ideas offered at yesterday’s roundtable discussion in Philadelphia. “I thought the region’s labor, business, government and training experts who took part in yesterday’s discussion had some […]

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Legislation would save over $1 Billion to Restore Education Funding and More Philadelphia – April 14, 2011 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola and fellow Senate Democrats today unveiled an alternative budget plan that would generate $1.14 billion in savings and restore funding for basic and higher education, safety net programs, mortgage assistance and other vital […]

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BETHLEHEM (March 24) – State Senator Lisa Boscola’s Sportsmen’s Advisory Committee will be holding a Sportsmen’s Night on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 7:00pm at the Tri-Boro Sportsman Club in Northampton, PA.  The focus of this meeting will be to discuss issues and concerns of local sportsmen, including but not limited to increased license fees, […]

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BETHLEHEM (MARCH 16) – State Senator Lisa M. Boscola was joined by Pennsylvania State Auditor General Jack Wagner and State Senator Patrick M. Browne at a press conference today to announce the introduction of two bills based on the findings and recommendations of an Auditor General investigation into the use of “swaps‟ deals within the Bethlehem Area School District.

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Reintroduces Bill Freezing Senior Citizen Property Taxes Bethlehem – February 16, 2011 – Application forms for rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2010 are now available in Sen. Lisa Boscola’s local offices. “With the property tax burden so high, I urge senior citizens to check and see if they qualify for this rebate […]

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Harrisburg, January 25, 2011 – State Senate Democrats today unanimously elected Senator Lisa M. Boscola to chair the Senate Democratic Policy Committee. “I am thrilled with this leadership post because it will provide me with the means to advance legislative issues that are important to people who live in my legislative district and throughout Pennsylvania.” […]

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BETHLEHEM — Jan. 21, 2011 – Calling ice on vehicles a “potentially deadly highway hazard,” state Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton/Lehigh/Monroe) today reintroduced legislation that would require motorists to clear snow and ice off their cars and trucks before driving. “Leaving snow and ice on your vehicle can be dangerous and even fatal to other motorists […]

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HARRISBURG, November 17, 2010 – – The state Senate Democratic Caucus today selected state Sen. Lisa Boscola to serve as Caucus Administrator for the 2011-12 session. “It is a great honor and privilege to be selected to fill this crucial leadership post,” Boscola said. “Because I represent a district growing in population, I will bring […]

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BETHLEHEM (NOV 10) – State Senator Lisa M. Boscola is proud to announce that she will be hosting a free flu shot clinic in collaboration with Pocono Medical Center. It will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at the Stroudsburg Borough Municipal Building, located at 700 Sarah Street, in Council Chambers from 10 a.m.-2pm. […]

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