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).
HARRISBURG – The House recently passed two bills co-authored by Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) to increase transparency among health care providers and more importantly, for patients, allowing for more successful treatment.
HARRISBURG – The House Human Services Committee passed legislation to increase transparency among health care providers and patients, allowing for more successful treatment, stated Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), chairman of House Human Services Committee.
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.
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. 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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) recently honored the Langhorne Lightning 14U Futures Team for winning the National Softball Association World Series earlier this summer.
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Today, the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee unanimously passed legislation, authored by Reps. Todd Polinchock (R-Chalfont) and Frank Farry (R-Langhorne), to lower the number of injuries and casualties related to smoke and fire by implementing a smoke detector stipulation.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives recently approved legislation that would create a sentencing enhancement for when a pet or farm animal is harmed or killed during the course of a burglary or criminal trespass, said Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), who has been working on this issue for five years.
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.
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.
In the May 18 primary, voters will have the opportunity to vote on a ballot referendum impacting some of our Pennsylvania fire departments.
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.
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.
Exactly how Pennsylvania determines the number of COVID-19 doses to send to each of its 67 counties remains an inscrutable mystery.
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.