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.

Farry Takes Oath of Office, Named Chairman of Human Services Committee

Jan. 08, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) has been appointed to serve as majority chairman of the House Human Services Committee for the 2021-22 Legislative Session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The announcement was made by Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) following the swearing-in ceremony.

Bucks Delegation Backs Legislation to Restore Hospitality Industry

Dec. 18, 2020 /

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.