Reps. Stephens, Schroeder and Polinchock to Host PFAS Roundtable and Tour of Willow Grove Naval Base with the House Policy Committee

Sep. 14, 2021 /

WHAT: Reps. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) and Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) will host the House Republican Policy Committee for a roundtable discussion on the economic development potential of the Willow Grove Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, the need for continued PFAS removal, and the benefits of Act 101. Members will take a SEPTA bus tour of the Willow Grove Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base and visit a local well. Members of the media will be allowed on the tour, but photos are restricted.

Stephens Announces State Infrastructure Award to Help Aqua Fund PFAS Filtration Plant

Sep. 08, 2021 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) today announced that the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) board of directors has approved Pennsylvania’s first funding award pursuant to Act 101 of 2019, Stephens’ legislation to fund efforts to remediate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a toxic contaminant found in water sources and systems throughout the Commonwealth.

House Committee Hearing: Improvements Needed On Child Protection

Aug. 31, 2021 /

MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA — A state legislator from Montgomery County is calling for improved collaboration between Pennsylvania agencies dedicated to protecting children, following a House committee hearing this week that highlighted the present deficiencies in information sharing.

Stephens, Polinchock and Schroeder Secure Funds for PFAS Cancer Study

Jun. 30, 2021 /

HARRISBURG- Reps. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) and Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) announced that money to fund Temple University’s study into the links between PFAS contamination and cancer has been included in the just-passed state budget for the 2021-22 term.

Representatives Ask Biden to Curtail Air Force Appeal of PFAS Standards

May. 05, 2021 /

HARRISBURG—Reps. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), Meghan Schroeder (R-Bucks) and Todd Polinchock (R-Bucks) wrote a letter to President Joe Biden asking he override a decision by the Air National Guard to appeal a decision by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to require water discharged from the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station in Horsham be capped at 70 part-per-trillion for PFAS.

Stephens to Introduce Bill Ensuring Accountability for Violent Gun Offenders

Apr. 14, 2021 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) will introduce legislation to make the state’s sentencing guidelines presumptive for gun crimes. Data from the PA Commission on Sentencing, which he chairs, shows Philadelphia and other counties routinely sentence below recommended levels for violent criminals who use firearms.