State Rep. Seth Grove later this month will begin overseeing hearings on the state's congressional redistricting process after years of interparty battles over how to draw new district lines.
Republican lawmakers said Monday they will crowdsource opinions about how best to redraw Pennsylvania’s congressional district map this fall.
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Lawmakers in Pennsylvania are looking for feedback from state residents as they begin the process of redrawing congressional districts.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Major changes could be coming to the reapportionment process for redrawing U.S. congressional district lines in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG — A key Pennsylvania lawmaker committed Monday to transparency measures aimed at making the decennial redrawing of the state’s congressional map a more open process than in the past.
State Republican lawmakers promised Monday to oversee “the most transparent Congressional redistricting process in Pennsylvania’s history.
Pennsylvania House Republicans on Monday unveiled plans for what lawmakers are calling "the most transparent" congressional redistricting process in the state's history.
Pennsylvania’s State House Republicans are launching their own website and planning a series of ten hearings to get input from the public ahead of lawmakers’ once-a-decade redrawing of the commonwealth’s congressional map.
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.
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.