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HARRISBURG – As the 2019-20 session of the House of Representatives begins, Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery) today was officially appointed majority chairman of the House Transportation Committee by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny).
SPRING CITY – Reps. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) and Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery), as well as other members of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness and Aging and Older Adult Services committees, met to discuss programs and assistance available for the Commonwealth’s aging veteran population.
POTTSTOWN – Reps. Tim Hennessey (R-North Coventry) and Tom Quigley (R-Royersford) jointly introduced House Bill 2595, the Basic Education Funding Fairness bill, that will help better address disparities in basic education funding. The bill would ensure fairness to all school districts and bring increased funding to local schools more quickly than currently planned.
POTTSTOWN – Reps. Tom Quigley (R-Montgomery) and Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery) will be hosting a SEPTA Key Reduced Fare Card for riders with disabilities on Monday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Montgomery County Community College, West Campus, South Hall Community, Room 126, 101 College Drive, Pottstown.
HARRISBURG – State Reps. Tim Hennessey (R-North Coventry) and Tom Quigley (R-Royersford) jointly introduced legislation to help school districts facing sudden and overwhelming losses of property tax revenue, as well as to achieve tax fairness in a more timely fashion.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery) and Tom Quigley (R-Montgomery) said today Pottstown Borough in Montgomery County will receive a $200,000 Commonwealth Financing Authority grant to assist in improvements in Memorial Park.
HARRISBURG – A group of southeastern Pennsylvania lawmakers is saying enough is enough when it comes to the ongoing budget stalemate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.