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Senator Santarsiero to Host KidsFest in Morrisville 

Senator Santarsiero to Host KidsFest in Morrisville 

NEWTOWN – October 10, 2019 –  On Saturday, October 19th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, state Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) will host a KidsFest at Morrisville High School in Morrisville, Pennsylvania.   There will be more than 30 vendors with fun and valuable...

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Officials celebrate renovation of SEPTA’s Levittown Station

Officials celebrate renovation of SEPTA’s Levittown Station

Federal, state and county officials joined together Thursday to celebrate the official completion of the station’s renovation off Route 13 in Tullytown. As state Rep. John Galloway puts it, for years SEPTA’s dilapidated Levittown Station in Tullytown was a “symbol of...

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General Motors workers rally 2 weeks into strike

General Motors workers rally 2 weeks into strike

For two straight weeks, the picket line continues outside of The General Motors Plant in Langhorne, Pennsylvania as members of United Auto Workers 2177 continue to strike. On Saturday, several unions came out to a rally to throw their support behind the GM employees....

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State legislators tour bridges due for replacement

State legislators tour bridges due for replacement

State Sen. Steve Santarsiero (D-10) announced during a road tour with state and local representatives that two local bridge replacement projects and several repaving projects will be the focus of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) investment....

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Speed Up Repairs To Limekiln Road Bridge, State Lawmakers Urge

Speed Up Repairs To Limekiln Road Bridge, State Lawmakers Urge

DOYLESTOWN, PA — A much-needed local bridge project was a main focus Wednesday as lawmakerS and PennDOT officials toured roadways in need of repair in Bucks County, including the Limekiln Road bridge in Doylestown. State Sen. Steve Santarsiero and other local...

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State Senator, PennDOT Tour Bucks Roads That Need Work

State Senator, PennDOT Tour Bucks Roads That Need Work

Two much-needed local bridge projects were a main focus Wednesday as a local state lawmaker and PennDOT officials toured roadways in need of repair in Bucks County. State Sen. Steve Santarsiero and other local officials urged PennDOT to speed up and streamline the two...

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Poignant lessons preserved at Garden of Reflection

Poignant lessons preserved at Garden of Reflection

On 18th anniversary of 9/11 attacks, speakers reminded those in attendance that the memory of that fateful day must be kept alive for generations to come. For most students now in elementary or high school, Wednesday was a day to commemorate a historic event, the...

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Santarsiero, PennDOT tour Bucks roads and bridges

Santarsiero, PennDOT tour Bucks roads and bridges

State Sen. Steve Santarsiero and PennDOT officials toured several state-owned roads and bridges in the 10th District Tuesday and discussed funding, planning and other challenges in fixing problems areas in multiple communities. As time and traffic wear down roads and...

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Bucks, Montgomery County Democrats stump for solar, carbon cap

Bucks, Montgomery County Democrats stump for solar, carbon cap

At a press conference in Abington, Democratic state lawmakers connected climate change to Hurricane Dorian and other global events as they promoted bills to increase the state’s use of solar energy while placing a cap on carbon emissions. State Democratic lawmakers...

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Lawmakers: Misclassifying workers costing millions in revenue

Lawmakers: Misclassifying workers costing millions in revenue

Bucks County Reps. John Galloway, Perry Warren and other area legislators support bills that would address the problem of misusing the independent contractor designation. Misuse of the independent contractor designation for workers, primarily in the construction...

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Gov. Wolf Signs Executive Order On Gun Violence

Gov. Wolf Signs Executive Order On Gun Violence

Following two consecutive mass shootings in Philadelphia — and nearly two weeks after mass shootings in Ohio and Texas — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf signed an executive order Friday laying out a plan to reduce gun violence. The signing, originally set for Thursday, was...

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YMCA of Bucks receives $2 million grant

YMCA of Bucks receives $2 million grant

YMCA of Bucks County has received a $2 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Office of the Budget. The RACP grant is used for the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic,...

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Pa. Republican lawmaker plans hearings following mass shootings

Pa. Republican lawmaker plans hearings following mass shootings

State Sen. Lisa Baker, the chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she is planning public hearings following the mass shootings this weekend in Texas and Ohio. Baker, a Luzerne County Republican, did not specify any dates for the hearings. But she said in a...

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St. Mary nurses rally for organizing effort

St. Mary nurses rally for organizing effort

Nurses in favor of unionizing under the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals said cuts by St. Mary Medical Center’s parent organization, Trinity Health, have resulted in higher patient-to-nurse ratios, a lack of supplies and a loss of...

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Bucks YMCA Gets $2 Million From State For New Facilities

Bucks YMCA Gets $2 Million From State For New Facilities

FAIRLESS HILLS, PA — The YMCA of Bucks County will be receiving a $2 million state grant to help pay for new facilities, including the one planned in Fairless Hills. The Fairless Hills YMCA branch construction project is a 48,000 square foot complete renovation that...

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‘Deeply troubling’: Lawmakers react to PFAS investigation

‘Deeply troubling’: Lawmakers react to PFAS investigation

State and federal lawmakers have offered reaction to this news organization’s investigative report, which highlighted potential chemical hazards near Bucks and Montgomery County military bases. State and federal lawmakers offered a range of reactions to a recent...

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State Senator Opens Office In Tullytown

State Senator Opens Office In Tullytown

Steven Santarsiero (D-10) just opened a new branch office for constituent services in Tullytown. Just after 10:00 AM, the senator was joined by Mayor David Cutchineal and various council members as he cut the ribbon to open the satellite office. "The state budget...

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State Senator Opens Office In Tullytown

State Senator Opens Office In Tullytown

From the Montgomery County border to the Delaware River and from Upper Bucks County to Lower Bucks County, State Sen. Steve Santarsiero’s 10th Senatorial District covers a large swath of the county, and on Tuesday he opened an office with the aim of serving the lower...

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State Sen. Santarsiero opens district office in Tullytown

State Sen. Santarsiero opens district office in Tullytown

State Sen. Steve Santarsiero officially opened a new satellite constituent services office in Tullytown on Tuesday. The office will be open from 9 a.m to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays. Looking for help with property tax/rent rebates? Need a Real ID? How about a Septa ID...

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