Pennsylvania lawmakers and the state’s Attorney General’s office announced on Monday they’re teaming up to fight waste, fraud and abuse in the Medicaid system.
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— 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-- 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.
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.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) today joined a bipartisan group of legislators to unveil a package of bills to fight fraud within Pennsylvania’s Medical Assistance Program, also called Medicaid.
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—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 Senate.
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.