HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) joined a bipartisan majority of House colleagues in passing a budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year that increases funding for education, supports our most vulnerable citizens, improves public safety and protects taxpayers.
HARRISBURG—The Senate today unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) to end the criminality of “homosexual” acts in the Pennsylvania Crimes Code. The bill already passed the House unanimously and was sent to Gov. Tom Wolf for his signature.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) today announced the federal government through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally recommended that the acceptable levels of PFAS in drinking water should be reduced to barely detectable levels. This is the standard Stephens first demanded in 2016 during his long fight to remove PFAS from local drinking water.
HARRISBURG-- The House unanimously approved a resolution sponsored by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) to declare June 19, 2022, “Korean-American Citizenship Day” in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG—The House unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) to end the criminality of “homosexual” acts in the Pennsylvania Crimes Code.
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) to honor U.S. Air Force Maj. James Doherty, who became a leader in Horsham, has passed the House and will be sent to Gov. Tom Wolf for his signature.
WHAT: Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) and PennDOT officials will hold a community meeting to discuss the year-long closure of sections of County Line Road from Rt. 611 to Kulp Road for construction.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) joined a bipartisan majority of his House colleagues in unanimously passing legislation to make $25 million in grant money available for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to offset COVID-19 impacts. Gov. Tom Wolf signed it into law Feb. 10.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) responded to the Legislative Reapportionment Commission (LRC), which today endorsed a new state House district map that reversed a preliminary plan that split Horsham Township into two state House districts. Horsham is kept whole in the LRC plan approved today:
HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) today announced Montgomery Township will receive a grant to rehabilitate Fellowship Park.
WHAT: Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) and the members of the Military Installation Remediation and Infrastructure Authority (MIRIA) will award PFAS remediation grants for local townships and water authorities.
HARRISBURG—The House has passed a resolution sponsored by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) asking the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing to conduct an investigation into the prosecution and sentencing of violations of the Uniform Firearms Act across the state.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) joined a bipartisan majority of House legislators in passing House Resolution 139 to extend Gov. Tom Wolf’s disaster emergency after the remnants of Hurricane Ida damaged homes and businesses due to flooding rains and tornado.
HARRISBURG—Reps. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) and Jennifer O’Mara (D-Delaware) marked Suicide Prevention Month by announcing they will reintroduce legislation to create Extreme Risk Protective Orders (ERPO) as a way to reduce suicides in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG—After touring storm ravaged sections of Horsham and Upper Dublin with local and state officials, Reps. Shelby Labs (R-Bucks) and Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) announced today that they introduced legislation to extend Gov. Tom Wolf’s State of Emergency declaration. The General Assembly reconvenes Monday.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) has asked the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) to open a Disaster Recovery Center in the Upper Dublin-Horsham area.
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.
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.
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.
A Pennsylvania lawsuit has lawmakers looking closer at how schools should respond to reports of sexual abuse.