Pennsylvania lawmakers and gun control advocates rallied at the statehouse Wednesday evening just a few days after mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton.
HARRISBURG-- Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) this morning sent a letter to House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), Majority Leader Brian Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House Judiciary Chairman Rob Kaufman (R-Franklin) requesting consideration of his bill to disarm people who are shown to be a danger to themselves and others.
HARRISBURG—At the request of Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), the Upper Dublin Public Library has been awarded a $1 million grant by the state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) to eliminate local surcharges that ratepayers are paying to remove PFAS from local drinking water supplies has passed the House Commerce Committee.
HARRISBURG—Legislation to give parents the right to consent to inpatient or outpatient mental health treatment on behalf of their minor children was successfully amended by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) to prohibit one parent from overriding the consent given by a second parent.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) will co-host a Bike Safety Rodeo with the Montgomery Township Police to make sure children are using their bikes safely and wearing the proper protective gear.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) has introduced legislation to eliminate local surcharges that ratepayers are paying to remove PFAS from local drinking water supplies.
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (ABC7) — New developments in an exclusive 7 On Your Side investigation into the disturbing video at a dairy farm in Pennsylvania that supplied milk to Nestle.
HARRISBURG—In a letter to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) demanded their study of PFAS on health include an investigation into cancer rates. He also called upon federal officials to join him in his effort.
Pennsylvania lawmakers and regulators say they’re frustrated with the EPA’s lack of urgency to address PFAS chemicals impacting communities in southeast Pennsylvania. But the state is having trouble getting its own regulations in place, and some say there are actions the DEP could already be taking.
The state House of Representatives on Wednesday completed work on its response to the four recommendations made by last year’s grand jury report on child sexual abuse by clergy in Catholic dioceses.
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) to increase the penalties for failing to report ongoing child sex abuse.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) will host a free Community Shredding and Electronic Recycling Event to give residents of the 151st District the opportunity to recycle electronic equipment and safely destroy personal paperwork and credit cards.