HARRISBURG—Legislation introduced by Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) to require the establishment of a registry of medical directors in nursing homes, personal care homes and assisted living facilities has passed the Health Committee.
BENSALEM— During a hearing of the House Majority Policy Committee hosted by Rep. K.C. Tomlinson (R-Bensalem), Dr. David Damsker,?director for the?Bucks County Health Department, announced that while the number of new COVID-19 infections have increased slightly increased, hospitalizations are down.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) will introduce legislation to require the establishment of a registry of medical directors in nursing homes, personal care homes and assisted living facilities.
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) approved a grant to the North Wales Water Authority through the PA Small Water and H2O Programs.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) will host a Telephone Town Hall meeting to discuss scams related to COVID-19 being perpetrated throughout the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG- Republican House Members from Bucks County today issued a letter to House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) requesting the House Government Oversight Committee conduct an investigation into the failure of the Unemployment Compensation program.
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) to fight fraud within Pennsylvania’s Medical Assistance Program, also called Medicaid, has unanimously passed the House.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) has introduced legislation to crack down on home delivery theft.
HARRISBURG - As Southeastern counties are now expected to be moving into the yellow phase, a bicameral group of Southeast legislators sent a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf urging the reopening of youth sports which are able to follow social distancing and safety guidelines.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Frank Farry (R-Langhorne) has introduced House Bill 2541 to allow local county commissioners, in consultation with local health officials, to reopen businesses in counties during a health emergency if certain criteria are met.
HARRISBURG – After weeks of working to safely and responsibly reopen businesses across the southeast and allow employees to once again start earning a paycheck, members of the Southeast House Republican Delegation are asking the governor to allow retail operators to offer curbside pickup for their customers.
For many weeks now, I have been troubled by the state’s failures in supporting the residents of our long-term care facilities during the coronavirus pandemic. But what I heard last week during the House Aging and Older Adult Committee meetings is shocking and upsetting.
HARRISBURG—A bicameral group of Bucks County legislators submitted a letter in support of the Bucks County Commissioners’ bipartisan effort to ask Gov. Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine to consider nursing home cases of COVD-19 separate when weighing whether to reopen Bucks County.
HARRISBURG- The State Representatives from Bucks County have come together to release the following joint statement regarding the Coronavirus:
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas has announced that the Council Rock School District and New Hope/Solebury School District have received School Safety and Security grants.
WHAT: Reps. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) and Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) will host a hearing of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee on elder abuse.
HARRISBURG—The House Mental Health Caucus hosted a bipartisan panel of legislators from Philadelphia and the suburbs headed by Reps. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) and Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia) to find solutions to the crisis of suicide among school students.
WHAT: Reps. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) and Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia) will host a hearing of the Mental Health Caucus on mental health services in our schools.
HARRISBURG— Building on what she learned at the Safe Schools seminar in January, Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) will host a hearing about how schools can better identify and treat kids with mental health needs.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) joined her colleagues in passing a package of legislation to combat human trafficking in Pennsylvania, including a companion bill to Thomas’s “Buyer Beware” bill to increase the penalties for anyone convicted of soliciting a victim of human trafficking.