NOVA Breaks Ground for Fairless Hills Office

Feb. 03, 2020 /

Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) held a "groundbreaking" ceremony on Wednesday, December 11 to kick-off the expansion of its Lower Bucks County office in Fairless Hills, PA. Joining NOVA staff and board members for the ceremony were Jakki Fitzmaurice, Chief of Staff, State Representative John T. Galloway (D-District 140); State Representative Tina M. Davis (D-District 141); Margaret A. McKevitt, Director, Bucks County Department of Community and Economic Development; State Senator Robert M. Tomlinson (R-District 6); State Representative Frank Farry (R-District 142); State Representative Wendi Thomas (R-District 178); State Representative Gene DiGirolamo (R-District 18 and Commissioner Elect); and Sue Simon, District Director for Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA's 1st District).

State Rep. Wendi Thomas backs bills to fight human trafficking

Jan. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG-- State 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.

PA House Passes Bills to Combat Human Trafficking

Jan. 29, 2020 /

Harrisburg, PA (WENY)-- In 2018, there were 275 cases of human trafficking cases reported in Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth ranks in the top ten in the country when it comes to human trafficking cases. The Pennsylvania House passed along six House Bills and one Senate Bill on Wednesday, focused on addressing what legislators are calling the human trafficking crisis.

Passage of human trafficking legislation applauded

Jan. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The state House Judiciary Committee has unanimously passed a package of bills to address the problem of human trafficking. Each bill was approved by every representative on the committee.

Thomas to Host Unveiling of Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center Report on School Violence

Jan. 06, 2020 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) will host a presentation by the U.S. Secret Service for local educators, law enforcement, and EMS to update community officials on the newest Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) report on targeted school violence in the United States. This will be the region’s first presentation of NTAC’s new study “Protecting America’s Schools: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Targeted School Violence.”

Thomas, Tomlinson Secure Grant for Northampton Library

Oct. 18, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) and Sen. Tommy Tomlinson (R-Bucks) announced today that they helped secure a $225,000 Keystone Grant from the Department of Education to fund repairs and upgrades to the Free Library of Northampton Township, 25 Upper Holland Road in Richboro.

Bucks, Montco House Lawmakers Lead on Clean Water Bill

Sep. 30, 2019 / Press Release

HARRISBURG—A unified group of Republican House members from Montgomery and Bucks counties led the effort to pass legislation by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) to address ongoing public water and environmental remediation costs from PFAS contamination, and to ensure area residents have clean drinking water.

Thomas to Host Shredder Event Sept. 28

Sep. 09, 2019 /

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

Thomas to Host Kids Fest at St. Martin of Tours

Sep. 05, 2019 /

HARRISBURG--Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) is inviting families from across the 178th District to join her for a day of fun and information. Her first Kids Fest will feature free food, games, and other activities. It will also gather together representatives from the community, county and state agencies to showcase programs and services available for children and families.