In July, state Rep. Todd Stephens, R-151, of Horsham, announced he’d secured $10 million of the state budget to help remove perfluorinated compounds from the township’s drinking water.
Earlier this month, state Reps. Tom Murt, R-152, of Upper Moreland, and Todd Stephens, R-151, of Horsham, issued a letter calling for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to create an enforceable standard for perfluorinated chemicals found in drinking water.
A Pennsylvania legislator says the courts should take up the fight for federally funded blood tests for 70,000 residents in Horsham, Warrington and Warminster where high-levels of chemical contamination have been detected in the drinking water.
From the Inquirer:
When the planes burned, the kids would come out.
Hope Grosse and her siblings would run down their Warminster street and rubberneck amid shrieking sirens. They would watch Navy firefighters shoot a dense white foam from hoses, smothering the flames that leapt up from the fenced-off lot.
From The Intelligencer
Water contaminated with chemicals from the Horsham Air Guard Station is being discharged into a local waterway without undergoing any filtration to remove the contaminants, an investigation by this news organization has found.
From The Inquirer
Pennsylvania's senators and local members of Congress are pressing the Navy to fund blood testing for residents affected by water contamination around former naval air bases in Bucks and Montgomery Counties.
A local lawmaker has launched a petition of the federal government on the Horsham water issue and is urging the public to sign.
From The Patriot News
Pennsylvania's House of Representatives has a unique ability.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Todd Stephens, a Republican State Representative from the 151st District in Montgomery County, is leading the investigation into whether Attorney General Kathleen Kane should be impeached after her law licensed was suspended last year when she was charged with leaking grand jury information and lying about it.
HARRISBURG — State lawmakers are taking aim at passing two gun bills that were previously shot down by a state court.
A bill was introduced in the Pennsylvania house by State Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) which would divert a portion of inmate wages to help with the legal fees of their victims.
Helping victims collect from inmates is moving through the legislative process. A local lawmaker says it’s a crucial issue. Montgomery County State Rep. Todd Stephens says, he has support from colleagues to make changes.
HARRISBURG, Pa. – A lawmaker wants prisoners to pay back their victims. Social media is split over a new bill. The bill is really based on a pretty simple question: should a prisoner be able to watch TV in jail before they pay back someone they stole a TV from? Should victims be paid back and who's ultimate responsibility is it?
from Montgomery Media
Horsham >> A local war hero will be immortalized in the Montgomery County community where he grew up.
from The Intelligencer
Army Lt. Joseph C. Park II, a Horsham resident killed during the Vietnam War, had a portion of state Route 611 named in his honor during a ceremony Thursday, the 40th anniversary of the end of the war.