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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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Two bills aim to alleviate the burden of paying tolls

Two bills aim to alleviate the burden of paying tolls

Two bills, one in the state House and one in the Senate, would alleviate the burden placed on drivers and businesses whose tolls are used to build roads and bridges statewide.  The bills would provide Pennsylvania-based businesses and motorists a commuter tax credit...

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Legislators promote toll reductions

Legislators promote toll reductions

State Sen. Steve Santarsiero (D-10), and state Rep. Perry Warren (D-31) held a press conference near the Scudder Falls Bridge interchange in Lower Makefield to announce SB 451 and HB 329, legislation that would alleviate some of the burden placed on Pennsylvania-based...

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East Rockhill continues opposition to Rockhill Quarry

East Rockhill continues opposition to Rockhill Quarry

The East Rockhill supervisors voted this week to continue legal action against the controversial quarry north of the Pennridge Airport. East Rockhill is continuing its opposition to the controversial Rockhill Quarry, after the township Board of Supervisors voted...

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Lawmakers propose tax credit to offset higher turnpike tolls

Lawmakers propose tax credit to offset higher turnpike tolls

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – With tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike continuing to increase, some state lawmakers are introducing bills aimed at relieving the burden on drivers. State Sen. Steve Santarsiero (D-Bucks) and Rep. Perry Warren (D-Bucks) have introduced bills...

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Bucks Co. Lawmakers Push For Commuter Tolls Relief

Bucks Co. Lawmakers Push For Commuter Tolls Relief

YARDLEY, PA — Lawmakers in Bucks County are pushing for a new law that would give commuters, including those who drive back and forth into New Jersey, a break on tolls. On Friday, state Sen. Steve Santarsiero and state Rep. Perry Warren held a press conference near...

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Bill tracker: When addiction treatment becomes big business

Bill tracker: When addiction treatment becomes big business

Imagine you are an opioid addict leaving a Narcotics Anonymous meeting, and a man standing outside the building strikes up a conversation. He understands what you’re going through in the difficult and often discouraging fight to end your dependence on drugs. Even...

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Understanding the threat of eating disorders

Understanding the threat of eating disorders

Eating disorders are recognized as the most fatal mental illnesses. Someone dies as the result of an eating disorder about once an hour, according to the Eating Disorders Coalition. Eating disorders affect Pennsylvanians from all backgrounds. Genetics, environmental...

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Jayson Stark honored in Harrisburg

Jayson Stark honored in Harrisburg

State Rep. Perry Warren, D-Bucks, and state Sen. Steve Santarsiero, D-Bucks, joined Gov. Tom Wolf in hosting longtime local and national baseball writer Jayson Stark at the state Capitol in Harrisburg earlier this month to celebrate his election as the 2019 winner of...

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