Stephens, Polinchock and Schroeder Secure Funds for PFAS Cancer Study

Jun. 30, 2021 /

HARRISBURG- Reps. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) and Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) announced that money to fund Temple University’s study into the links between PFAS contamination and cancer has been included in the just-passed state budget for the 2021-22 term.

Representatives Ask Biden to Curtail Air Force Appeal of PFAS Standards

May. 05, 2021 /

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.

Polinchock Resolution to Initiate Study on Regulatory Waivers and Suspensions

Apr. 21, 2021 /

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.

Bucks House Members Take Testimony on Bensalem Warm Hand-Off Program

Mar. 23, 2021 /

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.

COVID vaccine distribution unfair

Mar. 15, 2021 /

Exactly how Pennsylvania determines the number of COVID-19 doses to send to each of its 67 counties remains an inscrutable mystery.

Southeast House and Senate Republicans announce additional vaccination sites coming to counties

Mar. 15, 2021 /

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.

Representatives Ask Wolf to Fund PFAS and Cancer Study

Jan. 28, 2021 /

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.

Polinchock Announces Committee Assignments for 2021-22 Session

Jan. 12, 2021 /

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.