Hennessey Bill to Deter Dangerous Driving Signed into Law

Nov. 03, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Montgomery/Chester), to prevent dangerous driving and improve highway safety, received unanimous approval in the General Assembly and was signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf today.

Stephens, Pennycuick, Hennessey and Mackenzie Announce Funding for New Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center in Montco

Nov. 03, 2022 /

Stephens, Pennycuick, Hennessey and Mackenzie Announce Funding for New Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center in Montco

HARRISBURG – Montgomery County lawmakers – Reps. Todd Stephens (R-North Wales), Tracy Pennycuick (R-Gilbertsville), Tim Hennessey (R-Pottstown) and Milou Mackenzie (R-Red Hill) – joined forces to advocate for funding for the construction of a new Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center in Montgomery County. This week it was announced that Mission Kids was selected to receive $5.75 million under the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).

New Route 724 Bridge Set to Open Friday in Chester County

Oct. 27, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Hennessey (R- Chester/Montgomery), chairman of the House Transportation Committee, announced today the reconstructed Route 724 bridge over Ecker’s Run in North Coventry Township, Chester County, will re-open this Friday afternoon.

Hennessey to Participate in City & State PA Transportation Summit

Feb. 23, 2022 /

WHAT: Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery), chairman of the House Transportation Committee, will be a panelist at the City & State Pennsylvania Transportation Summit in Harrisburg. Discussion will focus on sustainable transportation systems that include upgrades to public transit and rail service to improve traffic flow and efficiency, and greater use of new technologies and alternative fuels to power vehicles.

Public Hearing to Examine PennDOT Major Bridge Project

Sep. 29, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery), majority chairman of the House Transportation Committee, will hold a public hearing this week on the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s major bridge public-private partnership program.

Hennessey Probes PennDOT on Services, Regulations Suspended in Pandemic

Mar. 31, 2021 /

HARRISBURG –Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery), majority chairman of the House Transportation Committee, sent a letter to secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Yassmin Gramian, asking for an update on regulatory and enforcement matters at PennDOT that have been suspended, waived or modified during the COVID-19 emergency.

Hennessey Says Emergency Rental, Utility Assistance Program Now Open

Mar. 30, 2021 /

HARRISBURG - Pennsylvanians at risk of eviction or loss of utility service can now apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), said Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Mongomery). A total of $847 million has been distributed among Pennsylvania’s 67 counties to help thousands of families maintain their housing and utility services. Owners of rental properties can also apply for assistance on behalf of tenants.

COVID vaccine distribution unfair

Mar. 15, 2021 /

Exactly how Pennsylvania determines the number of COVID-19 doses to send to each of its 67 counties remains an inscrutable mystery.

Southeast House and Senate Republicans announce additional vaccination sites coming to counties

Mar. 15, 2021 /

HARRISBURG-- The Southeast Pennsylvania Republican House and Senate delegation on March 12 applauded the Pennsylvania Health Department for taking steps to bring more vaccines to Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware and Chester counties by setting up new vaccination sites through their county governments or local health departments, and streamlining the appointment system.

Hennessey Reappointed to House Transportation Committee

Jan. 13, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders have announced committee assignments for the 2021-22 Legislative Session, naming Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery) to his second consecutive term as chairman of the House Transportation Committee. Hennessey was also reappointed to the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, a committee he has served on for many years and previously chaired.

House Transportation Committee to Vote on Several Key Bills, Says Hennessey

Sep. 15, 2020 /

WHAT: Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-Chester/Montgomery), majority chairman of the House Transportation Committee, will hold a voting meeting this week to consider several bills to address the use of robotic and other technological devices in personal delivery options; penalties for failure to possess insurance; and making vehicle registration more affordable for retirees. The committee will also consider bills to address the Federal Highway Trust Fund and designate state bridges in the memory of fallen heroes.