WHAT: Reps. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) and Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) will host the House Republican Policy Committee for a roundtable discussion on the economic development potential of the Willow Grove Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, the need for continued PFAS removal, and the benefits of Act 101. Members will take a SEPTA bus tour of the Willow Grove Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base and visit a local well. Members of the media will be allowed on the tour, but photos are restricted.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) today introduced legislation to amend the Real Estate Licensing and Registration Act (RELRA), Act 9 of 1980, to permit real estate schools which have been approved to provide in-person instruction to also livestream the course, offering it to remote students.
HARRISBURG: The Bucks County House Republican Caucus, comprised of Reps. Frank Farry (R-Langhorne), Wendi Thomas (R-Richboro), Meghan Schroeder (R-Warminster), Todd Polinchock (R-Warrington), Shelby Labs (R-Doylestown), KC Tomlinson (R-Bensalem), and Craig Staats (R-Quakertown), issued the following statement on Gov. Wolf’s mask mandate for all Pennsylvania schools:
CHALFONT – Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) today congratulated Warrington Township on receiving a Healing the Planet grant to continue building an environmentally friendly community through projects and parks which connect the public with the outdoors.
HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvania’s restaurants and small businesses continue to struggle from the effects of COVID-19 economic shutdowns initiated by the Wolf administration, Pennsylvania Republicans Monday urged Gov. Tom Wolf to prioritize their recovery with the $372 million pandemic response discretionary account his office received as part of the FY 2021-22 state budget.
CHALFONT – Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Chalfont) announced six local roadways have received funding through a contracting company in Hilltown Township as part of a project to repair and resurface state roads.
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.
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.
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.