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April 15, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan Legislation Allows Fire Fighters and EMS Personnel to Create Labor Unions, Collectively Bargain

WASHINGTON—Today, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) co-sponsored bipartisan legislation to guarantee that all state and city fire fighters and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel can exercise their labor rights. The bill is led by Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01).

 

April 15, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) voted to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, bipartisan legislation that she cosponsored and argued for as a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor.

 

April 15, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Susan Wild Says Many Pennsylvanians Who Receive Veterans’ Benefits and Have Not Yet Received Their Economic Impact Payment Could Expect Electronic Payments to Hit Bank Accounts Beginning This Week

Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) announced today that many Pennsylvanians who receive Veterans’ benefits could expect Economic Impact Payments of up to $1,400 hit their bank accounts beginning this week. Many Pennsylvanians have already received Economic Impact Payments as part of the American Rescue Plan that Rep. Wild helped pass.

April 13, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) announced three grants totaling more than $3.5 million for the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority as part of previously appropriated COVID relief funds. The grants will help Lehigh Valley International Airport and Allentown Queen City Municipal Airport with operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitation, and other essential services.

April 9, 2021 Press Release
Would Explicitly Allow Food and Drink to be Provided to Voters While They Wait in Line to Vote
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) and U.S. Representative Nikema Williams (GA-05) introduced the Stay in Line to Vote Act, legislation that would explicitly allow food and drink to be provided to voters while they wait in line at polling places. Last month, legislators in Georgia passed a restrictive voting law that placed new obstacles between voters and their right to vote, including a provision that makes it a crime to provide food or drink - even water - to people waiting in line to vote. The Stay in Line to Vote Act would provide a basic level of support to voters as they wait to cast their ballot, especially in areas where long lines can deter voting.
April 9, 2021 Press Release
Touts the American Rescue Plan in Events Across the District
U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) crisscrossed her district this week with events touting the American Rescue Plan and the funding already helping families in her district build back better and beat the pandemic.
April 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (D-PA) was joined by Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA) in introducing the EMS Counts Act, bipartisan legislation that would address the chronic miscounting of first responders, particularly firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel.

April 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On March 29, 2021, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) joined U.S. Reps.

March 26, 2021 Press Release
Comes After Monday Event with Educators

On March 24, 2021, Representative Susan Wild convened the second of two Facebook Lives to discuss the American Rescue Plan and the status of physically reopening schools in her district.

March 26, 2021 Press Release

Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) led a press conference with community leaders yesterday to discuss the $24 million in rental assistance funding coming to Lehigh County as part of the American Rescue Plan. Earlier this month, Rep.

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