HARRISBURG-- Legislation sponsored by Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) designed to support emergency responders and improve the delivery of state resources to the fire and EMS systems in Pennsylvania heads 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.
LANGHORNE – Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) announced two state grants have been awarded to Bucks County from the Commonwealth Financing Authority to support water, sewer, flood control and stormwater projects.
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.
WHAT: Rep. Frank Farry will join Rep. Wendi Thomas (R-Bucks), Sen. Steven J. Santarsiero (D-Bucks) and Dr. David Damsker, Director of the Bucks County Department of Health at a press conference with local salon owners to discuss how they can reopen during the ‘yellow’ phase of the state’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order.
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 – Two pieces of legislation introduced by Rep. Frank Farry (R-Langhorne) in response to the COVID-19 crisis have advanced in the legislative process.
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 – Reps. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), Kate Klunk(R-York) and John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) joined together to introduce House Bill 777, which would allow social clubs to keep a full share of small games of chance funds for one full year after a state of emergency is lifted.
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.
HARRISBURG- The State Representatives from Bucks County have come together to release the following joint statement regarding the Coronavirus:
LANGHORNE – In response to health concerns, Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) today announced his Senior Health Fair scheduled for Friday, April 3rd, has been postponed.
LANGHORNE – Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) today honored local World War II veteran, Eugene Edwards’ 100th birthday by presenting him with a House citation and recognizing his many years of sacrifice in the armed forces.
WHAT: Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) will be presenting a House citation to Eugene Edwards, a World War II veteran to celebrate his 100th birthday. Farry will be joining the Jesse Soby Post #148 in Langhorne to honor and thank him for his service in a special ceremony.
WHAT: Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) will hold a public hearing of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee (VAEP) to hear testimony on House Bill 1819. The bill would establish a Pennsylvania State Fire Commission to coordinate resources and services for fire and emergency services providers in the Commonwealth in accordance with the S.R. 6 Commission report.
LANGHORNE – Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) announced that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program and copies of federal and state tax forms are available in his district offices.
WHAT: Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) will host a “Representative for a Day” event, during which students from Neshaminy High School will participate in a mock session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Students will have the opportunity to run committee meetings and vote on legislation.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Wednesday unanimously passed legislation co-authored by Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) to establish a Mental Wellness and Stress Management program for emergency responders.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Monday approved legislation to support families of first responders by eliminating realty transfer tax burdens for up to five years, said Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks), who co-authored the measure.