HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) sponsored House Bill 1823, transferring the powers, duties, and functions of Washington Crossing Historic Park to the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
HARRISBURG-- The Senate Veterans Committee today passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) to increase the amount of the benefit provided to those who perform burials with military honors for interred Veterans at any one of our three national cemeteries.
Reps. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington), Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks), Shelby Labs (R-Bucks), Tracy Pennycuick (R-Montgomery) and Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) were joined by Curtis Kossman, president of the board of trustees at Provident Charter School: Designed for Students with Dyslexia; Shaena Fazal, managing director of advocacy at Alliance for Safety and Justice; Refuge for Women Pittsburgh; and Washington County District Attorney Jason Walsh to introduce the Safer Pennsylvania Act.
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) to reform the state’s PACENET program has passed the House.
HARRISBURG- Republican House members from Southeastern Pennsylvania crafted and passed a historic measure to extend the governor’s emergency order, permitting additional relief to areas affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. This was the first time an emergency order from the governor was extended by the state Legislature.
HARRISBURG: The Bucks County House Republican Caucus, comprised of Reps. Frank Farry (R-Langhorne), Wendi Thomas (R-Richboro), Meghan Schroeder (R-Warminster), Todd Polinchock (R-Warrington), Shelby Labs (R-Doylestown), KC Tomlinson (R-Bensalem), and Craig Staats (R-Quakertown), issued the following statement on Gov. Wolf’s mask mandate for all Pennsylvania schools:
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) today announced funding for Angel Tax Credits was included in the budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22 and signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas’ Healthcare Heroes legislation has passed the House.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
HARRIBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) is urging all local business owners including those who were impacted by the shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic to take the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force Economic Recovery Business Survey.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) issued the following statement following Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
HARRISBURG - The Bucks County House Republican Caucus today announced that the House Health Committee will hold a hearing into COVID-19 vaccination distribution in Pennsylvania.
WHAT: House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne), Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks) and other House Republicans will hold a press conference to discuss economic recovery initiatives for the coming session.