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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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Senator Santarsiero Tours PennDOT Roads and Bridges

Senator Santarsiero Tours PennDOT Roads and Bridges

BUCKS COUNTY – September 12, 2019 − State Senator 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...

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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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