HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas’ Healthcare Heroes legislation has passed the House.
Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) wants a permanent state presence to protect the election process, and he’s proposed a new Bureau of Election Audits to do just that.
HARRISBURG—The House Human Services Committee today passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) to create a public awareness campaign to help frontline health care workers and first responders find help for the mental health challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Bucks County League of Women Voters honored state Rep. Wendi Thomas, R-178, of Northampton in Doylestown last week for her work in promoting legislation to create fair redistricting of legislative districts throughout Pennsylvania.
James Henderson, a disability advocate, has been without a safety net for years – unable to take off to take care of himself or his family without fear of losing his job. A soon-to-be reintroduced bill might change that.
HARRISBURG—Health care workers and hospital administrators today warned state legislators that COVID-19 has left caregivers with PTSD and other negative impacts on the mental health of the state’s health care workers.
WHAT: Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) will hold a hearing to learn about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our healthcare workers and what the State can do to support them. The hearing will take testimony from healthcare workers, including physicians, nurses, and hospital administrators, as well as mental health professionals. It will also include a discussion on legislation introduced in other states to support these frontline healthcare heroes.
Suburban residents who normally commute into Philadelphia for work but stayed home due to the pandemic—at the urging of Gov. Tom Wolf and Mayor Jim Kenney—are caught in a Catch-22.
As teleworking has become an every day reality due to the pandemic and a work-from-home mandate for many, the Bucks County lawmakers recently sent a letter to Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney requesting he remove an "unnecessary requirement" for suburban commuters seeking a refund on the Philadelphia wage tax.
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.
We at the Women’s Advocacy Coalition agree strongly with the (April 7) column in Wednesday’s newspaper that argues for passage of the Family Care Act in Pennsylvania and we urge our elected officials to vote for it.
HARRISBURG - The PA Department of Health and legislative vaccine task force announced on March 31 that they will distribute the Johnson & Johnson vaccine directly to the Bucks County Department of Health.
Growing up in Erie in the 1990s, I went to school, had friends and liked to have fun like everyone else. But having cerebral palsy brought challenges, such as learning how to use a wheelchair to get around, weekly physical therapy appointments and many surgeries.
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.
Pennsylvania legislators are working hard checking and ensuring election procedures are transparent and have proper oversight and standards. The drawing of districts sets the stage for elections for the next 10 years and is key to election integrity. That process has begun (March 19 editorial, “Redistricting Must Include the Public”).
Exactly how Pennsylvania determines the number of COVID-19 doses to send to each of its 67 counties remains an inscrutable mystery.
HARRISBURG-- The Southeast Pennsylvania Republican House and Senate delegation on March 12 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.
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.