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04/13/2017
WHAT: The House Human Services, Health, and Aging and Older Adult Services committees will host a second joint hearing on a proposal by the Wolf administration to merge the departments of Health, Human Services, Aging, and Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) into a larger Department of Health and Human Services. This second hearing will focus on testimony from those most impacted by the proposed consolidation, including counties, providers, consumers and others. The first hearing on April 5 included testimony from the respective department secretaries.
03/30/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery) today announced the Commonwealth Financing Authority has awarded a grant of $57,690 to Honey Brook Borough for the upgrading of electrical service at the Maple Street Pumping Station and Well Field.
01/23/2017
HARRISBURG – With the beginning of the 2017-18 voting Session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly this week, Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery) announced he will return as chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee.
12/02/2016
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Long-Term Care Council, designed to improve the quality of care and quality of life for Pennsylvanians, held its first meeting this week, council member Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery) said today.
11/02/2016
HARRISBURG – The state’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now accepting applications for home heating assistance grants, Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery) said today.
10/20/2016
HARRISBURG -- Citing a volume of reports of senior citizens not receiving home health services through the Pennsylvania Aging Waiver, and many problems with phone calls and paperwork delays, Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery), chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, conducted a hearing this week along with the Senate Aging and Youth Committee, to investigate a host of problems.
05/23/2016
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would, if enacted, expand income eligibility limits for participation in the Pennsylvania PACENET prescription drug assistance program, received unanimous approval today by the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, said committee chairman Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery).
05/06/2016
HARRISBURG – Reps. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery), Tom Quigley (R-Montgomery) and Marcy Toepel (R-Montgomery) will host a free paper shredding event on Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to noon to give Montgomery County residents the opportunity to safely destroy any sensitive personal documents.
04/11/2016
HARRISBURG – For the third consecutive session, the House approved legislation authorizing public school districts to implement a Senior Local Tax Reduction Incentive Volunteer Exchange Program, authored by Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery), chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee.
12/02/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery), chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, is reminding older Pennsylvanians today that Medicare’s annual open enrollment period ends next week, on Monday, Dec. 7, and state help is available through the APPRISE program.
05/14/2015
POTTSTOWN – Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery) is inviting residents of the 26th Legislative District to an open house at his newly opened district office at Coventry Square, 351 W. Schuylkill Road, Suite 9, in North Coventry on Thursday, May 21, from 1-4 p.m.
04/10/2015
HARRISBURG - Members of the Chester County House delegation announced their opposition to the budget plan proposed by Gov. Tom Wolf, which would have a net negative impact on Chester County taxpayers of $177 million.
01/06/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery) today took the oath of office to begin the 2015-16 session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, and announced he will continue to serve as majority chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee.
10/09/2014
HARRISBURG – At a Capitol press conference this week, Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester), chairman of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, praised the efforts of the Department of Aging and those who work directly with the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly (PACE) program on behalf of Pennsylvania seniors. The PACE/PACENET Program was established in 1984 to assist seniors with payment of prescription medications.
09/09/2014
COATESVILLE – Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester) invites area veterans of the Korean War to a special recognition ceremony Saturday, Sept. 20, at 11 a.m. at the Parkside Complex, Sunnytown Pike in the borough of North Wales in Montgomery County.