Crafting and passing historic legislation takes time, but I am proud of the significant progress House Democrats made this month towards advancing the president’s economic agenda. …


For our team, much of the month of August was dedicated to helping Americans and Afghan allies get to safety. …


Committee Activity

House Judiciary Committee — Oversight of the Bankruptcy Code, Part 1: Confronting Abuses of the Chapter 11 System

America’s bankruptcy code is broken — far too often the system works well for folks at the top but doesn’t provide adequate support to those most in need.

Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code is no exception to this rule. Through tricky corporate restructuring and a notable lack of regulation…


Exciting news: Last Thursday I had the honor of joining President Biden at the White House while he signed a bill I helped lead to increase funding for crime victims into law.

For almost 40 years, public and nonprofit agencies have provided services and compensation to victims of domestic violence…


Legislation Introduced

Office for Access to Justice Establishment Act of 2021

Equal justice under the law cannot be achieved when the deck is stacked against those who do not have access to counsel. The Office of Access to Justice will help our most vulnerable citizens, the courts, and lawmakers, by identifying best…


Legislation Introduced

No Trace Act

Given the ever-changing nature of technology, Congress must ensure that our laws are updated to prevent sensitive information like geolocation data from being shared with law enforcement agencies without due process. The No Trace Act would prevent government agencies from accessing an American’s geolocation information without first obtaining a warrant.


Dear Future Leader,

All eyes are on you this month as we celebrate the Class of 2021’s accomplishments and anticipate your next adventures.

Your high school experience has been unique in many ways, and not at all what you expected, but you’re coming out on the other side stronger and…


I’m proud to announce that Dyvne Lee, a 10th grader at Strath Haven High School, as the winner of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for Pennsylvania’s 5th District. Her piece, “There will always be beauty in Brown Eyes,” will be sent to Washington D.C. …


This post has been updated with the latest passport service timelines from the State Department, effective October 8, 2021.

With many countries opening up for tourism again, our office wants to make sure PA-05 residents have up-to-date information about travel recommendations and current passport timelines.

When planning a trip abroad…

Mary Gay Scanlon

Mary Gay Scanlon currently serves a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District.

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