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State senator introduces radar bill

The latest bill to allow municipal police in Pennsylvania to use radar was introduced Wednesday in Harrisburg, a day after Lancaster City Council passed a resolution calling for such legislation. Sponsored by state Sen. Steven Santarsiero, a Democrat from Bucks...

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Local leaders tour Bucks state parks, assess needs

An assortment of local and state officials made several stops in Bucks and Northampton counties Friday afternoon, including in the Washington Crossing Historic and Delaware Canal state parks, where they said flooding, wear and tear had strained infrastructure. Some...

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Local veterans group awarded $10,000 grant

The grant for the regional chapter of Operation Homefront, administered through the state’s Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, will provide financial aid for area veterans in need. A $10,000 grant administered by the state’s Department of Military and...

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Hi-tech mobile lab coming to Bucks County schools

State and local officials have high hopes a mobile lab will bolster interests in technical fields for area students. The Bucks County Intermediate Unit No. 22 hosted a meeting Monday at its offices in Doylestown Township where state and area officials discussed how a...

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On Parkland anniversary, lawmakers tout safe gun bills

Current and former state lawmakers and Council Rock North students said it is imperative for elected officials in Harrisburg to pass measures relating to the safe storage of firearms to help prevent gun massacres like the one at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

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Bucks and Montgomery county schools awarded PAsmart grants

The state’s Department of Education announced Friday 765 Pennsylvania schools will receive $8.7 million to bolster computer science and STEM education. Nine Bucks and eastern Montgomery county school districts were awarded $315,000 for computer and technology...

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Residents pack meeting about Rockhill Quarry

PERKASIE TWP., Pa. - Bucks County residents turned out in force to talk about the Rockhill Quarry in Perkasie Township. Pennsylvania Representatives Steve Santarsiero, Craig Staats and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick hosted the town hall at Bucks Community College after...

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Senate Dems Release Committee Assignments

Yesterday, Senate Democratic Minority Leader Jay Costa Jr. announced the new committee assignments for the 2019-2020 session. All five of the newly elected Senators are going to chair a committee this session coupled with serving on multiple additional committees.

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Documents raise questions on East Rockhill quarry’s past

On Aug. 18, 2016, it only took about a half a day’s work for the Rockhill Quarry in East Rockhill to haul out 500 tons of stone, the bare minimum to maintain its active mining permit with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Twenty-four trucks were...

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Levittown-Area Lawmakers Sworn In

Levittown-area state legislators were sworn in for their next term on New Year’s Day in Harrisburg. State representatives Tina Davis a Democrat from Bristol Township; Frank Farry, a Republican from Langhorne; and John Galloway, a Democrat from Falls Township, took the...

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