Stephens, Humane Society to Discuss New Animal Abuse Laws in Pennsylvania

Aug. 03, 2017 /

WHAT: Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) will be joined by representatives from the Pennsylvania SPCA and the Humane Society of the United States to discuss the state’s new comprehensive anti-cruelty law, also known as Libre’s Law, including tethering language to protect the well-being of tethered/chained dogs.

Stephens Announces $10 Million Grant Approved for Horsham Water Safety

Jan. 25, 2017 /

HARRISBURG— Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) announced today that Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (Pennvest) has formally approved a grant, agreed to as a part of last year’s state budget to Horsham Township, for $10 million to defray the costs of the infrastructure necessary to remove perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) from the public water supply. The Horsham Water and Sewer Authority has been buying water from nearby suppliers until the infrastructure is in place to remove all detectable levels of the chemicals from the water.

Stephens Secures State Funding to Remove All Detectable PFCs From Public Water in Horsham

Jul. 14, 2016 /

HARRISBURG— Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) announced that the new state budget contains $10 million for the necessary infrastructure, such as carbon filters, to remove perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) from the public water supply in Horsham. The United States Navy has agreed to pay for carbon filters on five of the 15 public wells contaminated by chemicals from the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station – Joint Reserve Base. These funds will allow Horsham officials to address contamination in the remaining wells.

Stephens Demands Carbon Filters, Blood Tests and Health Assessment from Feds

Jun. 07, 2016 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) has asked U.S. Sens. Robert Casey Jr. (D-PA) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) and U.S. Reps. Pat Meehan (R-7) and Brendan Boyle (D-13) to demand the federal government provide carbon filters on all of Horsham’s remaining wells, blood tests for Horsham residents who were exposed to contaminants in their drinking water and a health assessment for residents, particularly children.

Stephens Announces Horsham Water Complies with New EPA Standards

May. 23, 2016 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) announced today that, thanks to swift action by the Horsham Water and Sewer Authority, Horsham’s public water complies with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new, more stringent standards announced last week. The combined permissible level of contaminants went from 600 parts per trillion to 70 parts per trillion.

Changing the Budget Conversation

Jan. 04, 2016 /

While I am pleased Gov. Tom Wolf finally signed a partial budget that released funds for our schools and social service agencies, we still have outstanding budget issues to resolve.

Stephens Assures Residents Horsham Water is Safe

Oct. 27, 2015 /

HARRISBURG— Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) is assuring Horsham Township residents their drinking water is routinely tested and been found safe to drink. His comments came after residents received mailers from a group falsely suggesting that the township’s water supply contained dangerous levels of harmful chemicals.

Stephens to Host Senior Expo

Oct. 19, 2015 /

HARRISBURG--Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) is inviting area seniors, their families and their caregivers to attend a Senior Living Expo on Oct. 23, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the brand new Montgomery Township Community and Recreation Center, 1030 Horsham Road, in Montgomery Township.

New Law to be Unveiled on Animal Fighting

Sep. 21, 2015 /

WHAT: Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) will be joined by local Humane Society representatives to discuss the new law targeting those who engage in illegal animal fights.

Route 611 Dedication to Vietnam Veteran

Apr. 24, 2015 /

WHAT: Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) will be joined by the family of Lt. Joseph C. Park II, a Horsham resident, to dedicate a portion of Route 611 in Park’s memory.