Farry Legislation Advances

Nov. 18, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The House this week passed several measures co-authored by Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), chairman of the Human Services Committee, including legislation to protect public safety officials’ personal information, allow for county overdose fatality and death by suicide review teams, and add transparency to some policies within the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP).

Back the Blue Motorcycle Run/Rally

Oct. 15, 2021 /

WHAT: A family friendly event to honor all the men and women who protect us daily. This event begins with a motorcycle rally and ride beginning in Bensalem Township, ending with some family fun in Lower Southampton Township.

Bucks County House Republican Delegation Responds to Governor’s Actions

Sep. 01, 2021 /

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:

Farry Co-Hosts Joint Hearing to Protect Seniors and Adults with Disabilities

Aug. 27, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), majority chairman of the House Human Services Committee, joined the chairs of the House Aging and Older Adult Services, Senate Aging and Youth, and Senate Health and Human Services committees this week to lead a public hearing to discuss the Department of Human Services’ (DHS) intent to contract with Maximus as its independent enrollment broker (IEB). The hearing focused on critical state services being provided to seniors and adults with disabilities and examined the performance of Maximus.

Farry Legislation Advances

Jun. 17, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – This week, the House advanced several measures authored by Rep. Frank Farry (R-Langhorne), including legislation to enhance smoke alarm safety, protect public safety official confidentiality, improve wireless service and honor a local veteran by designating the PFC John Elton Candy Memorial Bridge.

Farry to Join Community in Honoring Local Girls and First Responders Involved in Accident

Jun. 14, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) will join local community members at a private event to show support for Julianna Mazzoni, Julia Aquilone, Angelique Corsino and Taylor Donnelly, who were involved in a horrific accident on March 27 on Bridgetown Pike in Northampton Township. The event will also recognize the efforts of the residents who helped and first responders who provided care that night.

Speaker Leads Call to Improve Mental and Physical Health Laws

Jun. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvanians recover from a once-in-a-generation pandemic and the opioid crisis continues to impact countless communities, existing health care laws actually hinder providers’ abilities to treat the overall health of patients.

Sonney, Farry to Co-Host Hearing on Student Mental Health Services

May. 21, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), chairman of the House Education Committee, and Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), chairman of the House Human Services Committee, will hold a joint public hearing to receive an overview from state agencies, school entities and services providers on how they are providing mental health services to Pennsylvania’s elementary and secondary school students.

Bucks House Members Take Testimony on Bensalem Warm Hand-Off Program

Mar. 23, 2021 /

HARRISBURG— Fred Harran, director of Public Safety of the Bensalem Township Police Department, today testified before the House Human Services Committee that every member of the Bensalem Police Department, including civilians and officers, are trained to identify and help those suffering with addictions.

COVID vaccine distribution unfair

Mar. 15, 2021 /

Exactly how Pennsylvania determines the number of COVID-19 doses to send to each of its 67 counties remains an inscrutable mystery.

Southeast House and Senate Republicans announce additional vaccination sites coming to counties

Mar. 15, 2021 /

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.