Local elected officials gathered in Bucks County for a bipartisan discussion on Phillip's Law, a bill named for an 11-year-old boy who took his own life. The bill hopes to bolster mental health support for children throughout the state.
WHAT: Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) will host a senior expo with local organizations and government agencies serving seniors will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the services they offer. This event is free and no prior registration is required.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) have been appointed by House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to serve as members of a legislative task force that will conduct a study on “warm handoff to treatment” for individuals in Pennsylvania struggling with drug addiction.
Lawmakers said Thursday’s action was a start, but more action was needed.