Paul Fedore

Paul Fedore has been a resident of Washington County since 2016 and previously worked with Washington County United, a chapter of PA United, as a canvasser fighting for economic, environmental, and racial justice. He loves camping, hiking, fishing, and boating. Paul joined CCJ’s team in July 2020 as the Field Program Coordinator to help deepen and strengthen our relationships with communities in southwestern Pennsylvania and to ensure that people have a pathway to engage in improving their communities. As of late 2023, Paul is now a Community Organizer, and is excited to work with everyone to hold fossil fuel companies and our elected officials accountable and to organize to build power in our small towns and rural communities.

Contact Paul at paul@centerforcoalfieldjustice.org.

Blog Posts by Paul Fedore

The Second Project in the Third Phase of the Washington County Broadband Initiative has been Awarded

By Paul Fedore | May 31, 2023

We are currently in phase three of the initiative to bring broadband services to underserved communities all over Washington County, and the second project, which will extend broadband services to approximately 680 rural homes and businesses in Hanover Township and Burgettstown has been awarded to Comcast. In total this project will cost $8.1 million and […]

Xylazine is becoming more common in PA. Here’s what you need to know.

By Paul Fedore | May 10, 2023

In advance of the following update about overdose impacts in our community, we want to remind folks that they can reach out to the Washington Drug and Alcohol Commission to access narcan/naloxone and to learn about treatment options at 724- 223-1181. You can request a free Narcan Kit here. CCJ is also a community distributor […]

Opioid Settlement Update: Funds Coming into the State

By Paul Fedore | April 14, 2023

Last year, Governor Shapiro and his team were hard at work claiming opioid settlement money for the state and the rest of the country in his role as Attorney General. Today, settlement funds total out nationally to about $54.07 billion. Out of that, Pennsylvania will receive $2.2 billion over a period ranging from 10-18 years. […]

The Municipal Primary is May 16th!

By Paul Fedore | April 14, 2023

Here is some important information to keep in mind.   The 2023 Municipal Primary is coming up next month: May 16th is the date to cast your vote. Polls will be open from 7am to 8pm. If you are not sure where your polling place is, you can find that information here.  If you have […]

The Covid-19 Public Health Emergency is Ending Soon. What Does that Mean for Medicaid and Healthcare?

By Paul Fedore | March 30, 2023

The Covid-19 Public Health Emergency is officially ending on May 11th, and the federal government is winding down its various emergency funding streams tied to COVID, including emergency funding that went to increasing state Medicaid programs. As a result, states will begin reevaluating who is still eligible for Medicaid as budgets are cut. States can […]

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