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).
When Jackie Swain’s infant daughter, Emersyn, was diagnosed with a rare heart disease in 2018, the Montgomery County resident took a sobering look at the options before her.
The report reviews behavior, relationships and home life of 41 student attackers between 2008 and 2017.
Pennsylvania hasn’t seen a minimum wage increase since the federal rate was set at $7.25 an hour nearly a decade ago.
The bill would establish the state’s equivalent of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, and would create a fund to pay fo rup to 20 weeks of leave for medical emergencies.
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.
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.
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.
WHAT: Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) will host a presentation by the U.S. Secret Service for local educators, law enforcement, and first responders on the newest Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) report “Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model: An Operational Guide for Preventing Targeted School Violence.”
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.”
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) today announced that Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded a grant to the Bucks County Intermediate Unit 22.
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) is urging residents concerned about the inequity of tolling by the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) to attend the group’s Oct. 28 meeting and express their concerns over the commission allowing discounts for NJ E-ZPass system users and not those using PA E-ZPass transponders.
HARRISBURG, PA — Lawmakers from Bucks County are among those in Harrisburg backing bills aimed at helping the state's first responders.
HARRISBURG—Lawmakers from Southeast Pennsylvania announced that they will support legislation to aid the state’s emergency responders, including those in Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware counties.
HARRISBURG >> When lawmakers return to Harrisburg on Oct. 21, they will be taking up a package of bills, including legislation co-sponsored by State Rep. Wendi Thomas, to aid the state’s 37,000 volunteer emergency responders, including those in Bucks County.
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) and Sen. Robert Tomlinson (R-Bucks) announced today that they have secured a $212,500 grant from the state-offered Watershed Restoration Protection Program for Northampton Township to repair an existing detention basin.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) will host a free community shredding event to give residents the opportunity to safely destroy personal paperwork.
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.