August Recap: How We’ve Been Fighting for You

Joined my colleagues to fight for USPS

  • Any change that would generally affect service on a nationwide or substantially nationwide basis;
  • Any revision of existing service standards;
  • Closing, consolidating or reducing the hours of any post office or postal facility;
  • Any prohibition on paying overtime to Postal Service officers or employees;
  • Any change that would prevent the Postal Service from meeting its service standards or cause a decline in measurements of performance relative to those standards; and
  • Any change that would have the effect of delaying mail or increasing the volume of undelivered mail.
  • Include $25 billion requested by the Postal Service and supported unanimously and on a bipartisan basis by the Trump-appointed Postal Board of Governors;
  • Require the Postal Service to treat all official election mail as First-Class mail;
  • Prohibit the removal, decommissioning or other stoppage of mail sorting machines, other than for routine maintenance;
  • Prohibit the removal of mailboxes; and
  • Explicitly reverse any changes already implemented to the operations or policies of the Postal Service that delay mail delivery.

Demanded Oversight of Questionable PPP Payment to a closed business

Hosted a roundtable to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on housing security for families in our region.

  • Dana Goldberg, Legal Director at the Senior Law Center
  • Christina Drzal, Supervising Attorney of the Regional Housing Unit at Legal Aid of Southeastern PA
  • Margaret Robinson, Attorney at Philadelphia Legal Assistance
  • Dr. Monica Taylor, Vice Chair of the Delaware County Council
  • Robin Weissmann, Executive Director of the PA Housing Finance Agency

Introduced the Protecting Access to Justice for Survivors Act

Hosted a Roundtable Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

  • Neil McDevitt, Executive Director, Deaf-Hearing Communication Center
  • Erin Gabriel, Director of Advocacy, Little Lobbyists PA Chapter
  • Ann Perng, Co-founder, Chinatown Disability Advocacy Project; Commissioner,Philadelphia Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities
  • Jessica Benham, Director of Public Policy at the Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Advocacy
  • Kelly Darr, Legal Director at Disability Rights PA

Joined the Delco Black Caucus in calling for an investigation into the actions of violent counter-protesters and the response of the Ridley Township Police Department

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Mary Gay Scanlon

Mary Gay Scanlon

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