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—Legislation sponsored by Reps. KC Tomlinson (R-Bucks) and Thomas Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) was endorsed by health care workers who testified about the mental health challenges among health care workers brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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— Rep. KC Tomlinson (R-Bucks) joined a majority of her colleagues on the House Human Services Committee today to pass legislation to improve treatment for those with drug and alcohol addictions.
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.
HARRISBURG—Rep. K.C. Tomlinson (R-Bucks) will introduce legislation with Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) to establish safe patient limits under the care of an individual nurse in Pennsylvania hospitals. The legislation will be known as the Patient Safety Act.
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.
HARRISBURG—Rep. KC Tomlinson (R-Bucks) has been named chair of the House Human Services Subcommittee on Drugs and Alcohol.
HARRISBURG—The Bucks County Republican House Delegation has co-sponsored legislation crafted by Rep. Todd Polinchock (R-Chalfont) to create a new grant program to relieve Pennsylvania’s hospitality industry of the burdens precipitated by the governor’s latest restrictions.
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Rep. K.C. Tomlinson (R-Bucks) to expand the tacking of narcotics deaths linked to the use of drugs to treat opioid addiction has passed the state House and is on its way to the governor’s desk to be signed into law.
BENSALEM— During a hearing of the House Majority Policy Committee hosted by Rep. K.C. Tomlinson (R-Bensalem), Dr. David Damsker,?director for the?Bucks County Health Department, announced that while the number of new COVID-19 infections have increased slightly increased, hospitalizations are down.
HARRISBURG—Reps. K.C. Tomlinson (R-Bucks) and Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) have co-sponsored legislation to require the establishment of a registry of medical directors in nursing homes, personal care homes and assisted living facilities.
HARRISBURG- Republican House Members from Bucks County today issued a letter to House Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) requesting the House Government Oversight Committee conduct an investigation into the failure of the Unemployment Compensation program.
HARRISBURG - As Southeastern counties are now expected to be moving into the yellow phase, a bicameral group of Southeast legislators sent a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf urging the reopening of youth sports which are able to follow social distancing and safety guidelines.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Frank Farry (R-Langhorne) has introduced House Bill 2541 to allow local county commissioners, in consultation with local health officials, to reopen businesses in counties during a health emergency if certain criteria are met.
HARRISBURG – After weeks of working to safely and responsibly reopen businesses across the southeast and allow employees to once again start earning a paycheck, members of the Southeast House Republican Delegation are asking the governor to allow retail operators to offer curbside pickup for their customers.
HARRISBURG—A bicameral group of Bucks County legislators submitted a letter in support of the Bucks County Commissioners’ bipartisan effort to ask Gov. Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine to consider nursing home cases of COVD-19 separate when weighing whether to reopen Bucks County.