Several area school districts get state safety grants

May. 13, 2019 /

Seven school districts from Bucks or Eastern Montgomery counties, the Bucks County Intermediate Unit and Upper Bucks County Technical School in Bedminster were recently among the recipients of $40 million in school safety grants from the state.

Senior Property Tax Freeze Legislation in the Works

Apr. 26, 2019 /

IVYLAND – At a senior expo event Thursday morning held by Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Richboro), Bucks County State Rep. Frank Farry (R-Langhorne) joined Thomas in announcing their soon-to-be introduced legislation to freeze property taxes for eligible homeowners, age 65 years of age or older.

Farry, Thomas Announce Senior Property Tax Freeze Legislation

Apr. 18, 2019 /

IVYLAND – At a senior expo event this morning held by Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Richboro), Bucks County State Rep. Frank Farry (R-Langhorne) joined Thomas in announcing their soon-to-be introduced legislation to freeze property taxes for eligible homeowners, age 65 years of age or older.

Pa. public employees convicted of sex crimes could lose pensions

Apr. 16, 2019 /

Legislation that would cost public officials and public employees their pension if they are convicted of committing a sexual offense involving a victim with whom they have a connection through their office or employment passed the state House of Representatives on Monday.

Thomas to Host Senior Expo April 18

Apr. 09, 2019 /

HARRISBURG--Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) is inviting area seniors, their families and their caregivers to attend a Senior Living Expo on Thursday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Spring Mill Manor, 171 Jacksonville Road in Ivyland.

Thomas Bill to Protect PACE and PACENET Benefits Passes Committee

Mar. 27, 2019 /

HARRISBURG—Legislation introduced by Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) to prevent seniors from losing their PACE and PACENET benefits due to an increase in the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) has passed the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee.

Thomas to Host Shredder Event April 6

Mar. 21, 2019 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) will host a free community shredding event to give residents the opportunity to safely destroy personal paperwork.

Local leaders tour Bucks state parks, assess needs

Mar. 11, 2019 /

An assortment of local and state officials made several stops in Bucks and Northampton counties Friday afternoon, including in the Washington Crossing Historic and Delaware Canal state parks, where they said flooding, wear and tear had strained infrastructure. Some said Gov. Tom Wolf’s “Restore Pennsylvania” initiative, which calls for investments in “green infrastructure,” is key to the fixes.