HARRISBURG – Today, the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee unanimously passed legislation, authored by Reps. Todd Polinchock (R-Chalfont) and Frank Farry (R-Langhorne), to lower the number of injuries and casualties related to smoke and fire by implementing a smoke detector stipulation.
HARRISBURG – To help revive Pennsylvania’s hospitality industry, which has suffered for over a year due to COVID-19 restrictions, Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) introduced legislation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association (PRLA) that would create a grant program for businesses impacted by the resulting shutdown orders.
HARRISBURG—Reps. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) and Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) wrote a letter to President Joe Biden asking he override a decision by the Air National Guard to appeal a decision by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to require water discharged from the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station in Horsham be capped at 70 part-per-trillion for PFAS.
HARRISBURG – The state House today adopted a resolution sponsored by Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks), to direct the Joint State Government Commission (JSGC) to conduct a study on regulatory waivers and suspensions issued by the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs (BPOA) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
HARRISBURG—Bipartisan legislators from Bucks County have sent a letter to Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney seeking reimburse for suburban commuters who worked from home during the Pandemic.
HARRISBURG – The PA Department of Health and legislative vaccine task force announced today that they will distribute the Johnson & Johnson vaccine directly to the Bucks County Department of Health.
HARRISBURG – The state House Human Services Committee today held an informational meeting to discuss the 18 month long Warm Hand-Off Task Force and advisory committee report findings.
HARRISBURG— Fred Harran, director of Public Safety of the Bensalem Township Police Department, today testified before the House Human Services Committee that every member of the Bensalem Police Department, including civilians and officers, are trained to identify and help those suffering with addictions.
Exactly how Pennsylvania determines the number of COVID-19 doses to send to each of its 67 counties remains an inscrutable mystery.
HARRISBURG-- The Southeast Pennsylvania Republican House and Senate delegation on March 12 applauded the Pennsylvania Health Department for taking steps to bring more vaccines to Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware and Chester counties by setting up new vaccination sites through their county governments or local health departments, and streamlining the appointment system.
HARRUSBURG— The Southeast Pennsylvania Republican House and Senate delegation today applauded the Pennsylvania Health Department for taking steps to bring more vaccines to Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware and Chester counties by setting up new vaccination sites through their county governments or local health departments, and streamlining the appointment system.
HARRISBURG—The Republican Southeast House delegation today demanded the administration give the responsibility and authority for allocating and distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to the Pennsylvania National Guard.
HARRISURG—Republican legislators from Bucks County have introduced legislation to require COVID-19 vaccines be distributed to counties based on population.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) says Warrington and surrounding areas have received a grant to reimburse customers who paid surcharges and other costs due to PFAS found in their drinking water.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) says the governor’s budget proposal to increase taxes, while Pennsylvania ranks at the bottom fifth of states on vaccine dispersion, is a disappointing response.
HARRISBURG - The Bucks County House Republican Caucus today announced that the House Health Committee will hold a hearing into COVID-19 vaccination distribution in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG—Reps. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) and Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) sent a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf asking him to include $1.6 million in funding for Temple University to study the links between cancer and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFAS) as a part of the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s PFAS health study.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks), has been named to four standing committees with the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. They are Gaming Oversight, Human Services, Professional Licensure, and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) was sworn in today to serve the people of the 144th District in Bucks County in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He is serving his second full term.
HARRISBURG—Reps. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks), Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) and the Military Installation Remediation and Infrastructure Authority (MIRIA) today unveiled $12.4 million in PFAS remediation grants and $2.8 million in infrastructure grants for the economic development of the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station base.