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Democrats step in to counter GOP fracking suit

Democrats step in to counter GOP fracking suit

State Sen. Steve Santarsiero (D-10) was joined by Democratic colleagues Friday in New Hope to announce their action to protect clean drinking water from environmental hazards of fracking. Their action was in response to a lawsuit filed by Republican senators against...

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Solebury To Get State Money For Police Body Cameras

Solebury To Get State Money For Police Body Cameras

SOLEBURY TOWNSHIP, PA — Solesbury Township is getting money from the state to help buy body cameras for its police officers. The township will receive $16,155 through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, state Sen. Steve Santarsiero announced. He said...

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Democratic Senators Intervene in Fracking Lawsuit Against DRBC

Democratic Senators Intervene in Fracking Lawsuit Against DRBC

BUCKS COUNTY − March 12, 2021 − State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) was joined by Democratic colleagues today in New Hope to announce their action to protect clean drinking water for millions of Pennsylvanians from the environmental hazards of fracking. Their...

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Fitzpatrick, Santarsiero urge EPA to close Rockhill Quarry

Fitzpatrick, Santarsiero urge EPA to close Rockhill Quarry

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick on Thursday renewed calls to permanently ban mining at a controversial quarry in East Rockhill where naturally occurring asbestos was discovered over two years ago. The Republican lawmaker from Middletown urged the newly confirmed head of...

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Focus on state parks at Pa. Senate budget hearing

Focus on state parks at Pa. Senate budget hearing

HARRISBURG — The future of a state park system that has seen record visits during the past year but faces a backlog of infrastructure work was a key topic Tuesday during a Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing. A proposed $427 million budget will help the...

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Senators to reintroduce health insurance bill

Senators to reintroduce health insurance bill

State Sens. Steve Santarsiero, D-Bucks County, and Michele Brooks, R-Mercer County, will reintroduce legislation that will allow children to stay on their parents' health insurance until age 26. Under current Pennsylvania law, a child can stay on his or her parents'...

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