Photos from Harrisburg and around the district

Rep. Tim Briggs welcomes Penn Valley elementary school 5th grader Charlotte Wizov to Harrisburg to recognize her as the winner of his eighth annual “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest.

Rep. Tim Briggs welcomes Penn Valley elementary school 5th grader Charlotte Wizov to Harrisburg to recognize her as the winner of his eighth annual “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest.



There Ought to be a Law Winner

Rep. Tim Briggs welcomes Penn Valley elementary school 5th grader Charlotte Wizov to Harrisburg to recognize her as the winner of his eighth annual “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest.

Students and teachers from Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia visited the state Capitol.

Students and teachers from Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia visited the state Capitol.



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Students and teachers from Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia visited the state Capitol.

Rep. Tim Briggs welcomes a group of teachers and students from Roberts Elementary School to Harrisburg.

Rep. Tim Briggs welcomes a group of teachers and students from Roberts Elementary School to Harrisburg.



Briggs Welcomes Group From Roberts Elementary

Rep. Tim Briggs welcomes a group of teachers and students from Roberts Elementary School to Harrisburg.

Rep. Tim Briggs joins his colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee as they listened to testifiers during the second week of the state budget hearings.

Rep. Tim Briggs joins his colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee as they listened to testifiers during the second week of the state budget hearings.



Briggs Comments During State Budget Hearings

Rep. Tim Briggs joins his colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee as they listened to testifiers during the second week of the state budget hearings.

Rep. Tim Briggs speaks during Day Three of budget hearings on the 2017-18 state budget.

Rep. Tim Briggs speaks during Day Three of budget hearings on the 2017-18 state budget.



Briggs Comments During Budget Hearings

Rep. Tim Briggs speaks during Day Three of budget hearings on the 2017-18 state budget.

Rep. Tim Briggs speaks during the first day of budget hearings on the 2017-18 state budget.

Rep. Tim Briggs speaks during the first day of budget hearings on the 2017-18 state budget.



Briggs Comments During Budget Hearings

Rep. Tim Briggs speaks during the first day of budget hearings on the 2017-18 state budget.

I was excited to speak on the House floor to recognize the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

I was excited to speak on the House floor to recognize the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.



House Resolution 749 9-27-2016

I was excited to speak on the House floor to recognize the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates Jimmy Ring of Upper Merion Middle School and Ali Lasky of Penn Valley Elementary for their winning entries into his annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

Representative Briggs introduced HR 889 today on the House Floor. It  recognizes May 14 as Apraxia Awareness Day.

Representative Briggs introduced HR 889 today on the House Floor. It recognizes May 14 as Apraxia Awareness Day.



HR889 5-17-2016

Representative Briggs introduced HR 889 today on the House Floor. It recognizes May 14 as Apraxia Awareness Day.

Today, Representative Briggs spoke at a press conference with The Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF)  in the Capitol Rotunda. They released their 2016 PATF Annual Report, which highlights how assistive technology (AT) devices help Pennsylvanians with disabilities go to work, live in their own homes, and participate in community activities.

Today, Representative Briggs spoke at a press conference with The Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) in the Capitol Rotunda. They released their 2016 PATF Annual Report, which highlights how assistive technology (AT) devices help Pennsylvanians with disabilities go to work, live in their own homes, and participate in community activities.



PATF press conference 5-17-2016

Today, Representative Briggs spoke at a press conference with The Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) in the Capitol Rotunda. They released their 2016 PATF Annual Report, which highlights how assistive technology (AT) devices help Pennsylvanians with disabilities go to work, live in their own homes, and participate in community activities.

Rep. Tim Briggs is joined by House colleagues and advocates, including Moms Clean Air Force, PennFuture, and the Sierra Club, to discuss ways to stop the slew of dangerous legislation threatening the safety of the environment.

Rep. Tim Briggs is joined by House colleagues and advocates, including Moms Clean Air Force, PennFuture, and the Sierra Club, to discuss ways to stop the slew of dangerous legislation threatening the safety of the environment.



Briggs Speaks Out Against Environmentally Dangerous Legislation

Rep. Tim Briggs is joined by House colleagues and advocates, including Moms Clean Air Force, PennFuture, and the Sierra Club, to discuss ways to stop the slew of dangerous legislation threatening the safety of the environment.

Rep. Tim Briggs is pictured with others at a ceremony remembering Dr. Martin Luther King.

Rep. Tim Briggs is pictured with others at a ceremony remembering Dr. Martin Luther King.



Briggs MLK Ceremony

Rep. Tim Briggs is pictured with others at a ceremony remembering Dr. Martin Luther King.

Rep. Tim Briggs and volunteers display some of the toys collected for Toys for Tots.

Rep. Tim Briggs and volunteers display some of the toys collected for Toys for Tots.



Briggs Toys For Tots

Rep. Tim Briggs and volunteers display some of the toys collected for Toys for Tots.

State Rep. Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery, attends the Upper Merion Area School Board meeting to announce and congratulate the students selected as the finalists of his sixth annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest for fifth-grade students.

State Rep. Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery, attends the Upper Merion Area School Board meeting to announce and congratulate the students selected as the finalists of his sixth annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest for fifth-grade students.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery, attends the Upper Merion Area School Board meeting to announce and congratulate the students selected as the finalists of his sixth annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest for fifth-grade students.

State Rep. Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery, attends the Lower Merion Board of School Directors meeting to announce and congratulate the students selected as the winner and finalists of his sixth annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest for fifth-grade students.

State Rep. Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery, attends the Lower Merion Board of School Directors meeting to announce and congratulate the students selected as the winner and finalists of his sixth annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest for fifth-grade students.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery, attends the Lower Merion Board of School Directors meeting to announce and congratulate the students selected as the winner and finalists of his sixth annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest for fifth-grade students.

State Rep. Tim Briggs enjoys the tunes of some talented young musicians thanks to the efforts of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, which organized the performance at the state Capitol to commemorate March as Music in our Schools Month.

State Rep. Tim Briggs enjoys the tunes of some talented young musicians thanks to the efforts of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, which organized the performance at the state Capitol to commemorate March as Music in our Schools Month.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs enjoys the tunes of some talented young musicians thanks to the efforts of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, which organized the performance at the state Capitol to commemorate March as Music in our Schools Month.

State Rep. Tim Briggs enjoys the tunes of some talented young musicians thanks to the efforts of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, which organized the performance at the state Capitol to commemorate March as Music in our Schools Month.

State Rep. Tim Briggs enjoys the tunes of some talented young musicians thanks to the efforts of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, which organized the performance at the state Capitol to commemorate March as Music in our Schools Month.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs enjoys the tunes of some talented young musicians thanks to the efforts of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, which organized the performance at the state Capitol to commemorate March as Music in our Schools Month.

State Rep. Tim Briggs enjoys the tunes of some talented young musicians thanks to the efforts of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, which organized the performance at the state Capitol to commemorate March as Music in our Schools Month.

State Rep. Tim Briggs enjoys the tunes of some talented young musicians thanks to the efforts of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, which organized the performance at the state Capitol to commemorate March as Music in our Schools Month.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs enjoys the tunes of some talented young musicians thanks to the efforts of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, which organized the performance at the state Capitol to commemorate March as Music in our Schools Month.

At an Upper Merion Area School Board meeting, Rep. Tim Briggs awards official citations to the winner and finalists of his fifth annual “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest. Also pictured, from left to right, are teacher, Mrs. Eileen Hunter; school board president, Ted Walmsley; and superintendent, Dr. Jane Callaghan.

At an Upper Merion Area School Board meeting, Rep. Tim Briggs awards official citations to the winner and finalists of his fifth annual “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest. Also pictured, from left to right, are teacher, Mrs. Eileen Hunter; school board president, Ted Walmsley; and superintendent, Dr. Jane Callaghan.



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At an Upper Merion Area School Board meeting, Rep. Tim Briggs awards official citations to the winner and finalists of his fifth annual “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest. Also pictured, from left to right, are teacher, Mrs. Eileen Hunter; school board president, Ted Walmsley; and superintendent, Dr. Jane Callaghan.

Rep. Tim Briggs presents Ben Eyer, winner of his fifth annual “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest with an official citation from the House of Representative.

Rep. Tim Briggs presents Ben Eyer, winner of his fifth annual “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest with an official citation from the House of Representative.



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Rep. Tim Briggs presents Ben Eyer, winner of his fifth annual “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest with an official citation from the House of Representative.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates the Lower Merion Area School District finalists of his fifth annual 'There Ought to be a Law' essay contest for fifth-grade students. Students participating in this year’s contest were asked to craft a law that would improve their school, community or state. Topics ranged from requiring additional recess time for public school students to prohibiting plastic water bottles. For their hard work, Rep. Briggs presented each student with a Pennsylvania House of Representatives citation for achievement.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates the Lower Merion Area School District finalists of his fifth annual "There Ought to be a Law" essay contest for fifth-grade students. Students participating in this year’s contest were asked to craft a law that would improve their school, community or state. Topics ranged from requiring additional recess time for public school students to prohibiting plastic water bottles. For their hard work, Rep. Briggs presented each student with a Pennsylvania House of Representatives citation for achievement.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates the Lower Merion Area School District finalists of his fifth annual "There Ought to be a Law" essay contest for fifth-grade students. Students participating in this year’s contest were asked to craft a law that would improve their school, community or state. Topics ranged from requiring additional recess time for public school students to prohibiting plastic water bottles. For their hard work, Rep. Briggs presented each student with a Pennsylvania House of Representatives citation for achievement.

In April, Rep. Tim Briggs hosted Community Document Shredding Events in Ardmore and Bridgeport and hundreds of his constituents came out to dispose of documents containing sensitive information. The free event allowed local residents to safely dispose of personal documents and recycle paper

In April, Rep. Tim Briggs hosted Community Document Shredding Events in Ardmore and Bridgeport and hundreds of his constituents came out to dispose of documents containing sensitive information. The free event allowed local residents to safely dispose of personal documents and recycle paper



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In April, Rep. Tim Briggs hosted Community Document Shredding Events in Ardmore and Bridgeport and hundreds of his constituents came out to dispose of documents containing sensitive information. The free event allowed local residents to safely dispose of personal documents and recycle paper

Rep. Tim Briggs held a document shredding and prescription drop-off event on June 22. Several hundred constituents safely disposed of unwanted documents containing personal information, and unused or expired medication.

Rep. Tim Briggs held a document shredding and prescription drop-off event on June 22. Several hundred constituents safely disposed of unwanted documents containing personal information, and unused or expired medication.



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Rep. Tim Briggs held a document shredding and prescription drop-off event on June 22. Several hundred constituents safely disposed of unwanted documents containing personal information, and unused or expired medication.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates the Lower Merion Area School District winner and finalists of his fourth annual 'There Ought to be a Law' essay contest for fifth-grade students. This year students were invited to imagine a law that would make their school, community or state a safer place. Rep. Briggs presented each student with a Pennsylvania House of Representatives citation for achievement. Also pictured are School Board President Melissa Gilbert and Superintendent Dr. Christopher McGinley.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates the Lower Merion Area School District winner and finalists of his fourth annual "There Ought to be a Law" essay contest for fifth-grade students. This year students were invited to imagine a law that would make their school, community or state a safer place. Rep. Briggs presented each student with a Pennsylvania House of Representatives citation for achievement. Also pictured are School Board President Melissa Gilbert and Superintendent Dr. Christopher McGinley.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates the Lower Merion Area School District winner and finalists of his fourth annual "There Ought to be a Law" essay contest for fifth-grade students. This year students were invited to imagine a law that would make their school, community or state a safer place. Rep. Briggs presented each student with a Pennsylvania House of Representatives citation for achievement. Also pictured are School Board President Melissa Gilbert and Superintendent Dr. Christopher McGinley.

David Lu, winner of the fourth annual “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest for fifth-graders was presented with an official citation from the House of Representative by Rep. Tim Briggs. They are pictured here with Speaker of the House Sam Smith and Rep. Mary Jo Daley.

David Lu, winner of the fourth annual “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest for fifth-graders was presented with an official citation from the House of Representative by Rep. Tim Briggs. They are pictured here with Speaker of the House Sam Smith and Rep. Mary Jo Daley.



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David Lu, winner of the fourth annual “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest for fifth-graders was presented with an official citation from the House of Representative by Rep. Tim Briggs. They are pictured here with Speaker of the House Sam Smith and Rep. Mary Jo Daley.

Rep. Tim Briggs awarded official citations to the finalists of his “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest. Also pictured, from left to right, are middle school principal, Dr. Karen Geller; school board president, Ted Walmsley; and superintendent, Dr. Jane Callaghan.

Rep. Tim Briggs awarded official citations to the finalists of his “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest. Also pictured, from left to right, are middle school principal, Dr. Karen Geller; school board president, Ted Walmsley; and superintendent, Dr. Jane Callaghan.



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Rep. Tim Briggs awarded official citations to the finalists of his “There Ought to be a Law” essay contest. Also pictured, from left to right, are middle school principal, Dr. Karen Geller; school board president, Ted Walmsley; and superintendent, Dr. Jane Callaghan.

Rep. Tim Briggs welcomed the state champion Lower Merion High School Aces basketball team and coaches to the Capitol. The Aces were recognized on the floor of the House and presented with citations. In March, the Lower Merion High School Aces won the PIAA Boys Basketball AAAA state championship by beating Chester 63-47. Reps. Pam DeLissio and Mary Jo Daley were also on-hand to recognize the team.

Rep. Tim Briggs welcomed the state champion Lower Merion High School Aces basketball team and coaches to the Capitol. The Aces were recognized on the floor of the House and presented with citations. In March, the Lower Merion High School Aces won the PIAA Boys Basketball AAAA state championship by beating Chester 63-47. Reps. Pam DeLissio and Mary Jo Daley were also on-hand to recognize the team.



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Rep. Tim Briggs welcomed the state champion Lower Merion High School Aces basketball team and coaches to the Capitol. The Aces were recognized on the floor of the House and presented with citations. In March, the Lower Merion High School Aces won the PIAA Boys Basketball AAAA state championship by beating Chester 63-47. Reps. Pam DeLissio and Mary Jo Daley were also on-hand to recognize the team.

At a PA Brain Injury Coalition news conference,  Rep. Tim Briggs, co-chairman of the Brain Injury Caucus, spoke about his support of legislation designed to help those living a disability due to an acquired brain injury.

At a PA Brain Injury Coalition news conference, Rep. Tim Briggs, co-chairman of the Brain Injury Caucus, spoke about his support of legislation designed to help those living a disability due to an acquired brain injury.



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At a PA Brain Injury Coalition news conference, Rep. Tim Briggs, co-chairman of the Brain Injury Caucus, spoke about his support of legislation designed to help those living a disability due to an acquired brain injury.

Rep. Tim Briggs visits with the Upper Merion High school Vikings Choir. The choir performed at the State Capitol in March 2013.

Rep. Tim Briggs visits with the Upper Merion High school Vikings Choir. The choir performed at the State Capitol in March 2013.



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Rep. Tim Briggs visits with the Upper Merion High school Vikings Choir. The choir performed at the State Capitol in March 2013.

State Rep. Tim Briggs joins members of the Pennsylvania Arts Education Network and other lawmakers to highlight Arts Education Advocacy Day in Pennsylvania. Student artwork was displayed around the Capitol on March 19, 2013.

State Rep. Tim Briggs joins members of the Pennsylvania Arts Education Network and other lawmakers to highlight Arts Education Advocacy Day in Pennsylvania. Student artwork was displayed around the Capitol on March 19, 2013.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs joins members of the Pennsylvania Arts Education Network and other lawmakers to highlight Arts Education Advocacy Day in Pennsylvania. Student artwork was displayed around the Capitol on March 19, 2013.

State Rep. Tim Briggs thanks those who devoted time and energy into funding and developing a new play area at King of Prussia Mall. The play area was a joint partnership of KOP Mall and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

State Rep. Tim Briggs thanks those who devoted time and energy into funding and developing a new play area at King of Prussia Mall. The play area was a joint partnership of KOP Mall and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs thanks those who devoted time and energy into funding and developing a new play area at King of Prussia Mall. The play area was a joint partnership of KOP Mall and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

State Rep. Tim Briggs helps cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the new play area at King of Prussia Mall on Feb. 15, 2013. The play area is a joint partnership of King of Prussia Mall and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

State Rep. Tim Briggs helps cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the new play area at King of Prussia Mall on Feb. 15, 2013. The play area is a joint partnership of King of Prussia Mall and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs helps cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the new play area at King of Prussia Mall on Feb. 15, 2013. The play area is a joint partnership of King of Prussia Mall and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

State Rep. Tim Briggs talks with Upper Merion Area Middle School students about public service and the important role of civics in the classroom.

State Rep. Tim Briggs talks with Upper Merion Area Middle School students about public service and the important role of civics in the classroom.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs talks with Upper Merion Area Middle School students about public service and the important role of civics in the classroom.

Rep. Tim Briggs joins Attorney General Kathleen Kane and other public officials as she announces her new agreement to close the 'Florida loophole,' which allows people who are not authorized to carry guns in Pennsylvania to apply for and receive carry permits in other states, like Florida, and have those permits recognized in the commonwealth.

Rep. Tim Briggs joins Attorney General Kathleen Kane and other public officials as she announces her new agreement to close the "Florida loophole," which allows people who are not authorized to carry guns in Pennsylvania to apply for and receive carry permits in other states, like Florida, and have those permits recognized in the commonwealth.



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Rep. Tim Briggs joins Attorney General Kathleen Kane and other public officials as she announces her new agreement to close the "Florida loophole," which allows people who are not authorized to carry guns in Pennsylvania to apply for and receive carry permits in other states, like Florida, and have those permits recognized in the commonwealth.

Rep. Tim Briggs is joining a renewed push to update archaic statute-of-limitations laws in child sexual abuse cases. The legislation he supports would abolish the statute of limitations on criminal charges and civil lawsuits in cases of child sexual abuse, as well as suspend for two years now expired statute of limitations in child sex abuse cases, providing a window of opportunity for those victims to file a civil lawsuit.

Rep. Tim Briggs is joining a renewed push to update archaic statute-of-limitations laws in child sexual abuse cases. The legislation he supports would abolish the statute of limitations on criminal charges and civil lawsuits in cases of child sexual abuse, as well as suspend for two years now expired statute of limitations in child sex abuse cases, providing a window of opportunity for those victims to file a civil lawsuit.



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Rep. Tim Briggs is joining a renewed push to update archaic statute-of-limitations laws in child sexual abuse cases. The legislation he supports would abolish the statute of limitations on criminal charges and civil lawsuits in cases of child sexual abuse, as well as suspend for two years now expired statute of limitations in child sex abuse cases, providing a window of opportunity for those victims to file a civil lawsuit.

State Rep. Tim Briggs takes the oath of office to begin his third term representing the 149th House District. The oath took place during the swearing-in ceremony at the state Capitol on Jan. 1, 2013. New Year's Day was the official opening of the Pennsylvania General Assembly's 197th legislative session.

State Rep. Tim Briggs takes the oath of office to begin his third term representing the 149th House District. The oath took place during the swearing-in ceremony at the state Capitol on Jan. 1, 2013. New Year's Day was the official opening of the Pennsylvania General Assembly's 197th legislative session.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs takes the oath of office to begin his third term representing the 149th House District. The oath took place during the swearing-in ceremony at the state Capitol on Jan. 1, 2013. New Year's Day was the official opening of the Pennsylvania General Assembly's 197th legislative session.

State Rep. Tim Briggs reads to elementary school students at the Upper Merion Township Library on Oct. 11, 2012.

State Rep. Tim Briggs reads to elementary school students at the Upper Merion Township Library on Oct. 11, 2012.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs reads to elementary school students at the Upper Merion Township Library on Oct. 11, 2012.

State Rep. Tim Briggs 4th Annual Summer Food Drive, which benefits several local food pantries, was a great success. He delivered the collected food to the Ada Mutch Community Resource Center on Aug. 31.

State Rep. Tim Briggs 4th Annual Summer Food Drive, which benefits several local food pantries, was a great success. He delivered the collected food to the Ada Mutch Community Resource Center on Aug. 31.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs 4th Annual Summer Food Drive, which benefits several local food pantries, was a great success. He delivered the collected food to the Ada Mutch Community Resource Center on Aug. 31.

State Rep. Tim Briggs delivered 515 signatures to members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission opposing the commission’s plan to split Lower Merion Township among four legislative districts. 

Briggs, along with Reps. Mike Gerber and Pam DeLissio, who also represent parts of Lower Merion Township, provided residents the opportunity to have their voices heard in the state reapportionment process through a petition on their websites. The petition stresses opposition to the split, stating that further division in the Lower Merion community would make it more difficult for residents and representatives alike to focus on the problems and concerns specific to the township.

The last day for the public to comment on the commission's proposed plan was May 14, 2012.

State Rep. Tim Briggs delivered 515 signatures to members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission opposing the commission’s plan to split Lower Merion Township among four legislative districts. Briggs, along with Reps. Mike Gerber and Pam DeLissio, who also represent parts of Lower Merion Township, provided residents the opportunity to have their voices heard in the state reapportionment process through a petition on their websites. The petition stresses opposition to the split, stating that further division in the Lower Merion community would make it more difficult for residents and representatives alike to focus on the problems and concerns specific to the township. The last day for the public to comment on the commission's proposed plan was May 14, 2012.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs delivered 515 signatures to members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission opposing the commission’s plan to split Lower Merion Township among four legislative districts. Briggs, along with Reps. Mike Gerber and Pam DeLissio, who also represent parts of Lower Merion Township, provided residents the opportunity to have their voices heard in the state reapportionment process through a petition on their websites. The petition stresses opposition to the split, stating that further division in the Lower Merion community would make it more difficult for residents and representatives alike to focus on the problems and concerns specific to the township. The last day for the public to comment on the commission's proposed plan was May 14, 2012.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates the winner of his third annual ''There Ought to be a Law'' essay contest for fifth-grade students. This year students were invited to imagine a law that would make their school, community or state a better place. The winning essay came from Anecea Smith, who attends Penn Valley Elementary. She is pictured here with Rep. Briggs and Lower Merion School Board member Virginia Pollard.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates the winner of his third annual ""There Ought to be a Law"" essay contest for fifth-grade students. This year students were invited to imagine a law that would make their school, community or state a better place. The winning essay came from Anecea Smith, who attends Penn Valley Elementary. She is pictured here with Rep. Briggs and Lower Merion School Board member Virginia Pollard.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates the winner of his third annual ""There Ought to be a Law"" essay contest for fifth-grade students. This year students were invited to imagine a law that would make their school, community or state a better place. The winning essay came from Anecea Smith, who attends Penn Valley Elementary. She is pictured here with Rep. Briggs and Lower Merion School Board member Virginia Pollard.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates the Lower Merion Area School District winner and finalists of his third annual 'There Ought to be a Law' essay contest for fifth-grade students. This year students were invited to imagine a law that would make their school, community or state a better place. Rep. Briggs presented each student with a Pennsylvania House of Representatives citation for achievement.

State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates the Lower Merion Area School District winner and finalists of his third annual "There Ought to be a Law" essay contest for fifth-grade students. This year students were invited to imagine a law that would make their school, community or state a better place. Rep. Briggs presented each student with a Pennsylvania House of Representatives citation for achievement.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs congratulates the Lower Merion Area School District winner and finalists of his third annual "There Ought to be a Law" essay contest for fifth-grade students. This year students were invited to imagine a law that would make their school, community or state a better place. Rep. Briggs presented each student with a Pennsylvania House of Representatives citation for achievement.

State Rep. Tim Briggs presented House of Representatives citations to the Upper Merion Area Middle School finalists of his 3rd annual ‘There Ought to be a Law’ essay contest for fifth-grade students. Receiving their awards at the April 2012 Upper Merion School Board meeting were (pictured in no order) Maddie Harvey, Emily McKiernan, Kaleigh Myers and Brenna O’Donnell. Superintendent Dr. Melissa Jamula, Assistant Principal Dr. Karen Geller and School Board Member Dennis Morello, M.B.A.,Esq. also are pictured. Upper Merion student finalists Maria Locke and Caitlin Cifaldi could not attend the meeting and will receive their citations at a later board meeting.

State Rep. Tim Briggs presented House of Representatives citations to the Upper Merion Area Middle School finalists of his 3rd annual ‘There Ought to be a Law’ essay contest for fifth-grade students. Receiving their awards at the April 2012 Upper Merion School Board meeting were (pictured in no order) Maddie Harvey, Emily McKiernan, Kaleigh Myers and Brenna O’Donnell. Superintendent Dr. Melissa Jamula, Assistant Principal Dr. Karen Geller and School Board Member Dennis Morello, M.B.A.,Esq. also are pictured. Upper Merion student finalists Maria Locke and Caitlin Cifaldi could not attend the meeting and will receive their citations at a later board meeting.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs presented House of Representatives citations to the Upper Merion Area Middle School finalists of his 3rd annual ‘There Ought to be a Law’ essay contest for fifth-grade students. Receiving their awards at the April 2012 Upper Merion School Board meeting were (pictured in no order) Maddie Harvey, Emily McKiernan, Kaleigh Myers and Brenna O’Donnell. Superintendent Dr. Melissa Jamula, Assistant Principal Dr. Karen Geller and School Board Member Dennis Morello, M.B.A.,Esq. also are pictured. Upper Merion student finalists Maria Locke and Caitlin Cifaldi could not attend the meeting and will receive their citations at a later board meeting.

Rep. Briggs talks to Caley 4th-grade student Gretchen Bahmueller about robot artwork. Briggs recently held a Rolling Art Series in his King of Prussia office to showcase student artwork.

Rep. Briggs talks to Caley 4th-grade student Gretchen Bahmueller about robot artwork. Briggs recently held a Rolling Art Series in his King of Prussia office to showcase student artwork.



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Rep. Briggs talks to Caley 4th-grade student Gretchen Bahmueller about robot artwork. Briggs recently held a Rolling Art Series in his King of Prussia office to showcase student artwork.

Rep. Briggs with the Eames family at his Rolling Art Series, which he held in his King of Prussia office to showcase student artwork.

Rep. Briggs with the Eames family at his Rolling Art Series, which he held in his King of Prussia office to showcase student artwork.



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Rep. Briggs with the Eames family at his Rolling Art Series, which he held in his King of Prussia office to showcase student artwork.

State Rep. Tim Briggs reads Dr. Seuss's 'Hop on Pop' to a lively group of toddlers at Ardmore Library’s Story Time in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

State Rep. Tim Briggs reads Dr. Seuss's 'Hop on Pop' to a lively group of toddlers at Ardmore Library’s Story Time in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs reads Dr. Seuss's 'Hop on Pop' to a lively group of toddlers at Ardmore Library’s Story Time in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

Rep. Briggs co-hosts a House Democratic Policy public hearing in Bryn Mawr about the growing threat of air pollution from Marcellus Shale gas drilling.

Rep. Briggs co-hosts a House Democratic Policy public hearing in Bryn Mawr about the growing threat of air pollution from Marcellus Shale gas drilling.



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Rep. Briggs co-hosts a House Democratic Policy public hearing in Bryn Mawr about the growing threat of air pollution from Marcellus Shale gas drilling.

Rep. Tim Briggs was pleased to welcome artists from the Lower Merion Vocational Training Center to the state Capitol. They are pictured on the House floor.

Rep. Tim Briggs was pleased to welcome artists from the Lower Merion Vocational Training Center to the state Capitol. They are pictured on the House floor.



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Rep. Tim Briggs was pleased to welcome artists from the Lower Merion Vocational Training Center to the state Capitol. They are pictured on the House floor.

Rep. Tim Briggs stands with Upper Merion Area High School students artists in his district office. Briggs hosted an Open House Thursday, January 26th for students whose artwork was on display at his district office and their families.

Rep. Tim Briggs stands with Upper Merion Area High School students artists in his district office. Briggs hosted an Open House Thursday, January 26th for students whose artwork was on display at his district office and their families.



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Rep. Tim Briggs stands with Upper Merion Area High School students artists in his district office. Briggs hosted an Open House Thursday, January 26th for students whose artwork was on display at his district office and their families.

Rep. Tim Briggs speaks with the 5th grade students from Upper Merion Area Middle School about his 3rd annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

Rep. Tim Briggs speaks with the 5th grade students from Upper Merion Area Middle School about his 3rd annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.



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Rep. Tim Briggs speaks with the 5th grade students from Upper Merion Area Middle School about his 3rd annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

Rep. Tim Briggs speaks with fifth-graders from Penn Valley Elementary School about his third annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

Rep. Tim Briggs speaks with fifth-graders from Penn Valley Elementary School about his third annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.



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Rep. Tim Briggs speaks with fifth-graders from Penn Valley Elementary School about his third annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

Rep. Briggs stands with students at Gladwyne Elementary after the presentations for his 3rd annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

Rep. Briggs stands with students at Gladwyne Elementary after the presentations for his 3rd annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.



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Rep. Briggs stands with students at Gladwyne Elementary after the presentations for his 3rd annual There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

Rep. Briggs engages students at Penn Valley. As state representative, Briggs enjoys visiting schools and talking with students about civics and government.

Rep. Briggs engages students at Penn Valley. As state representative, Briggs enjoys visiting schools and talking with students about civics and government.



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Rep. Briggs engages students at Penn Valley. As state representative, Briggs enjoys visiting schools and talking with students about civics and government.

Rep. Tim Briggs listens to the testimony of Elizabeth Rogan, President of the Board of Commissioners of Lower Merion Township. Rogan testified before the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission.

Rep. Tim Briggs listens to the testimony of Elizabeth Rogan, President of the Board of Commissioners of Lower Merion Township. Rogan testified before the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission.



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Rep. Tim Briggs listens to the testimony of Elizabeth Rogan, President of the Board of Commissioners of Lower Merion Township. Rogan testified before the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission.

Rep. Briggs talks to students at Penn Valley about his There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

Rep. Briggs talks to students at Penn Valley about his There Ought to be a Law essay contest.



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Rep. Briggs talks to students at Penn Valley about his There Ought to be a Law essay contest.

Rep. Briggs visited students at Gladwyne and discussed his role as state representative in the 149th. He also took questions from the students.

Rep. Briggs visited students at Gladwyne and discussed his role as state representative in the 149th. He also took questions from the students.



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Rep. Briggs visited students at Gladwyne and discussed his role as state representative in the 149th. He also took questions from the students.

Rep. Briggs talked about his role as state representative with students at Penn Valley. He also took questions from the audience.

Rep. Briggs talked about his role as state representative with students at Penn Valley. He also took questions from the audience.



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Rep. Briggs talked about his role as state representative with students at Penn Valley. He also took questions from the audience.

Rep. Briggs at Penn Valley. He visited schools throughout the 149th legislative district to talk with students about civics, government and his Ought to be a Law essay contest.

Rep. Briggs at Penn Valley. He visited schools throughout the 149th legislative district to talk with students about civics, government and his Ought to be a Law essay contest.



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Rep. Briggs at Penn Valley. He visited schools throughout the 149th legislative district to talk with students about civics, government and his Ought to be a Law essay contest.

Elizabeth Rogan, President of the Board of Commissioners of Lower Merion Township, testifies before the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission.

Elizabeth Rogan, President of the Board of Commissioners of Lower Merion Township, testifies before the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission.



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Elizabeth Rogan, President of the Board of Commissioners of Lower Merion Township, testifies before the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission.

Rep. Briggs (center) at the Upper Merion Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday observance.

Rep. Briggs (center) at the Upper Merion Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday observance.



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Rep. Briggs (center) at the Upper Merion Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday observance.

Rep. Tim Briggs discusses important issues with Upper Merion, Brideport and West Conshohocken residents at his Community Roundtable Discussion.

Rep. Tim Briggs discusses important issues with Upper Merion, Brideport and West Conshohocken residents at his Community Roundtable Discussion.



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Rep. Tim Briggs discusses important issues with Upper Merion, Brideport and West Conshohocken residents at his Community Roundtable Discussion.

Rep. Tim Briggs discusses important issues with Penn Wynne residents at his Community Roundtable Discussion.

Rep. Tim Briggs discusses important issues with Penn Wynne residents at his Community Roundtable Discussion.



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Rep. Tim Briggs discusses important issues with Penn Wynne residents at his Community Roundtable Discussion.

State Reps. Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery, and Greg Vitali, D-Delaware, watch as Lower Merion School District Transportation Director Mike Andre refuels a bus powered by compressed natural gas. The representatives toured the compressed natural gas fueling station to learn more about the potential of the fuel source to reduce air pollution and American's dependence on foreign oil.

State Reps. Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery, and Greg Vitali, D-Delaware, watch as Lower Merion School District Transportation Director Mike Andre refuels a bus powered by compressed natural gas. The representatives toured the compressed natural gas fueling station to learn more about the potential of the fuel source to reduce air pollution and American's dependence on foreign oil.



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State Reps. Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery, and Greg Vitali, D-Delaware, watch as Lower Merion School District Transportation Director Mike Andre refuels a bus powered by compressed natural gas. The representatives toured the compressed natural gas fueling station to learn more about the potential of the fuel source to reduce air pollution and American's dependence on foreign oil.

Rep. Briggs and Senator Leach welcome students from Roberts Elementary School during a visit to the state Capitol.

Rep. Briggs and Senator Leach welcome students from Roberts Elementary School during a visit to the state Capitol.



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Rep. Briggs and Senator Leach welcome students from Roberts Elementary School during a visit to the state Capitol.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a rally with the Brain Injury Coalition at the state Capitol in support of his legislation (H.B. 200) that would better manage concussions in youth sports and increase awareness regarding their seriousness and the devastating, life-long effects they can cause.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a rally with the Brain Injury Coalition at the state Capitol in support of his legislation (H.B. 200) that would better manage concussions in youth sports and increase awareness regarding their seriousness and the devastating, life-long effects they can cause.



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Rep. Briggs speaks at a rally with the Brain Injury Coalition at the state Capitol in support of his legislation (H.B. 200) that would better manage concussions in youth sports and increase awareness regarding their seriousness and the devastating, life-long effects they can cause.

As supporters and fellow legislators look on, Rep. Briggs speaks at a rally with the Brain Injury Coalition at the state Capitol in support of his legislation (H.B. 200) that would better manage concussions in youth sports and increase awareness regarding their seriousness and the devastating, life-long effects they can cause.

As supporters and fellow legislators look on, Rep. Briggs speaks at a rally with the Brain Injury Coalition at the state Capitol in support of his legislation (H.B. 200) that would better manage concussions in youth sports and increase awareness regarding their seriousness and the devastating, life-long effects they can cause.



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As supporters and fellow legislators look on, Rep. Briggs speaks at a rally with the Brain Injury Coalition at the state Capitol in support of his legislation (H.B. 200) that would better manage concussions in youth sports and increase awareness regarding their seriousness and the devastating, life-long effects they can cause.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a Capitol rally against Gov. Corbett’s proposed 50 percent cut to higher education funding. Students from the 14 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities came to the Capitol by the hundreds to protest the cut.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a Capitol rally against Gov. Corbett’s proposed 50 percent cut to higher education funding. Students from the 14 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities came to the Capitol by the hundreds to protest the cut.



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Rep. Briggs speaks at a Capitol rally against Gov. Corbett’s proposed 50 percent cut to higher education funding. Students from the 14 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities came to the Capitol by the hundreds to protest the cut.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a Capitol rally against Gov. Corbett’s proposed 50 percent cut to higher education funding. Students from the 14 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities came to the Capitol by the hundreds to protest the cut.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a Capitol rally against Gov. Corbett’s proposed 50 percent cut to higher education funding. Students from the 14 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities came to the Capitol by the hundreds to protest the cut.



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Rep. Briggs speaks at a Capitol rally against Gov. Corbett’s proposed 50 percent cut to higher education funding. Students from the 14 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities came to the Capitol by the hundreds to protest the cut.

Rep. Briggs speaks with parents and students during an Art Open House at his district office, featuring artwork from first through fourth grade students from throughout the Upper Merion Area School District. This is the first in a series of Art Open Houses Rep. Briggs is hosting.

Rep. Briggs speaks with parents and students during an Art Open House at his district office, featuring artwork from first through fourth grade students from throughout the Upper Merion Area School District. This is the first in a series of Art Open Houses Rep. Briggs is hosting.



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Rep. Briggs speaks with parents and students during an Art Open House at his district office, featuring artwork from first through fourth grade students from throughout the Upper Merion Area School District. This is the first in a series of Art Open Houses Rep. Briggs is hosting.

Rep. Briggs speaks with parents and students during an Art Open House at his district office, featuring artwork from first through fourth grade students from throughout the Upper Merion Area School District. This is the first in a series of Art Open Houses Rep. Briggs is hosting.

Rep. Briggs speaks with parents and students during an Art Open House at his district office, featuring artwork from first through fourth grade students from throughout the Upper Merion Area School District. This is the first in a series of Art Open Houses Rep. Briggs is hosting.



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Rep. Briggs speaks with parents and students during an Art Open House at his district office, featuring artwork from first through fourth grade students from throughout the Upper Merion Area School District. This is the first in a series of Art Open Houses Rep. Briggs is hosting.

In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Rep. Briggs reads to second-grade students at Penn Wynne Elementary School.

In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Rep. Briggs reads to second-grade students at Penn Wynne Elementary School.



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In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Rep. Briggs reads to second-grade students at Penn Wynne Elementary School.

In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Rep. Briggs reads to second-grade students at Penn Wynne Elementary School.

In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Rep. Briggs reads to second-grade students at Penn Wynne Elementary School.



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In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Rep. Briggs reads to second-grade students at Penn Wynne Elementary School.

In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Rep. Briggs reads to second-grade students at Penn Wynne Elementary School.

In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Rep. Briggs reads to second-grade students at Penn Wynne Elementary School.



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In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Rep. Briggs reads to second-grade students at Penn Wynne Elementary School.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing he hosted in King of Prussia to discuss legislation (H.B. 33) that would impose a severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing he hosted in King of Prussia to discuss legislation (H.B. 33) that would impose a severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling.



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Rep. Briggs speaks at a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing he hosted in King of Prussia to discuss legislation (H.B. 33) that would impose a severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling.

Rep. Briggs joined Gov. Ed Rendell and students from Elmwood Elementary for the signing of the 2010-11 budget. Rep. Briggs is committed to public education and adequate funding for Pennsylvania children.

Rep. Briggs joined Gov. Ed Rendell and students from Elmwood Elementary for the signing of the 2010-11 budget. Rep. Briggs is committed to public education and adequate funding for Pennsylvania children.



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Rep. Briggs joined Gov. Ed Rendell and students from Elmwood Elementary for the signing of the 2010-11 budget. Rep. Briggs is committed to public education and adequate funding for Pennsylvania children.

Rep. Briggs (left) listens to testimony during a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing he hosted in King of Prussia to discuss legislation (H.B. 33) that would impose a severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling. He is joined by fellow House Democrats (left to right) Greg Vitali, Josh Shapiro, Bob Freeman and Matt Bradford.

Rep. Briggs (left) listens to testimony during a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing he hosted in King of Prussia to discuss legislation (H.B. 33) that would impose a severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling. He is joined by fellow House Democrats (left to right) Greg Vitali, Josh Shapiro, Bob Freeman and Matt Bradford.



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Rep. Briggs (left) listens to testimony during a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing he hosted in King of Prussia to discuss legislation (H.B. 33) that would impose a severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling. He is joined by fellow House Democrats (left to right) Greg Vitali, Josh Shapiro, Bob Freeman and Matt Bradford.

Rep. Briggs and Democratic Leader Frank Dermody (right) welcome Joe Browne, senior advisor to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and Tracy Yatsko, a former high school basketball player from Tamaqua. Browne and Yatsko visited the Capitol to support Briggs as he reintroduced his legislation to better manage concussions in youth sports.

Rep. Briggs and Democratic Leader Frank Dermody (right) welcome Joe Browne, senior advisor to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and Tracy Yatsko, a former high school basketball player from Tamaqua. Browne and Yatsko visited the Capitol to support Briggs as he reintroduced his legislation to better manage concussions in youth sports.



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Rep. Briggs and Democratic Leader Frank Dermody (right) welcome Joe Browne, senior advisor to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and Tracy Yatsko, a former high school basketball player from Tamaqua. Browne and Yatsko visited the Capitol to support Briggs as he reintroduced his legislation to better manage concussions in youth sports.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a press conference to announce the reintroduction of his Safety in Youth Sports Act.  To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Briggs' other galleries.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a press conference to announce the reintroduction of his Safety in Youth Sports Act. To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Briggs' other galleries.



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Rep. Briggs speaks at a press conference to announce the reintroduction of his Safety in Youth Sports Act. To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Briggs' other galleries.

Rep. Briggs joins Lower Merion School Board President David Ebby and state Rep. Mike Gerber at a dedication ceremony to mark the opening of the new Lower Merion High School.

Rep. Briggs joins Lower Merion School Board President David Ebby and state Rep. Mike Gerber at a dedication ceremony to mark the opening of the new Lower Merion High School.



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Rep. Briggs joins Lower Merion School Board President David Ebby and state Rep. Mike Gerber at a dedication ceremony to mark the opening of the new Lower Merion High School.

Rep. Briggs is joined by his staff on the House floor during the swearing-in ceremony for the 2011-12 Legislative Session.

Rep. Briggs is joined by his staff on the House floor during the swearing-in ceremony for the 2011-12 Legislative Session.



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Rep. Briggs is joined by his staff on the House floor during the swearing-in ceremony for the 2011-12 Legislative Session.

Rep. Briggs presents $1.57 million to Bridgeport Borough Council Vice-President JoAnn Gadzicki and Borough Engineer Ed Woyden for sewage treatment system improvements.

Rep. Briggs presents $1.57 million to Bridgeport Borough Council Vice-President JoAnn Gadzicki and Borough Engineer Ed Woyden for sewage treatment system improvements.



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Rep. Briggs presents $1.57 million to Bridgeport Borough Council Vice-President JoAnn Gadzicki and Borough Engineer Ed Woyden for sewage treatment system improvements.

Rep. Briggs’ second annual food drive is underway and while it has been a great success so far, more food donations are needed to meet the demand of local food pantries.

Rep. Briggs’ second annual food drive is underway and while it has been a great success so far, more food donations are needed to meet the demand of local food pantries.



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Rep. Briggs’ second annual food drive is underway and while it has been a great success so far, more food donations are needed to meet the demand of local food pantries.

Rep. Briggs’ second annual food drive is underway and while it has been a great success so far, more food donations are needed to meet the demand of local food pantries.

Rep. Briggs’ second annual food drive is underway and while it has been a great success so far, more food donations are needed to meet the demand of local food pantries.



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Rep. Briggs’ second annual food drive is underway and while it has been a great success so far, more food donations are needed to meet the demand of local food pantries.

Rep. Briggs and House Speaker Keith McCall welcome Rabbi Yonah Gross of the Congregation Beth Hamedrosh in Wynnewood to the state Capitol in Harrisburg to give the opening prayer for the House of Representatives session.

Rep. Briggs and House Speaker Keith McCall welcome Rabbi Yonah Gross of the Congregation Beth Hamedrosh in Wynnewood to the state Capitol in Harrisburg to give the opening prayer for the House of Representatives session.



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Rep. Briggs and House Speaker Keith McCall welcome Rabbi Yonah Gross of the Congregation Beth Hamedrosh in Wynnewood to the state Capitol in Harrisburg to give the opening prayer for the House of Representatives session.

Rep. Briggs presents a citation from the House of Representatives to Bethel Academy in recognition of its 2010 PSEA Intergroup Relations Award. Pictured, left to right, are Education Foundation of Lower Merion president Richard Wells; Rev. Albert Johnson of Bethel AME Church; Superintendent Dr. Christopher McGinley; Bethel Academy founding director Jackye Smith; Rep. Briggs; PSEA president Jim Testerman; LMEA president Christopher Santa Maria and LMEA Vice President Victor Fedeli.

Rep. Briggs presents a citation from the House of Representatives to Bethel Academy in recognition of its 2010 PSEA Intergroup Relations Award. Pictured, left to right, are Education Foundation of Lower Merion president Richard Wells; Rev. Albert Johnson of Bethel AME Church; Superintendent Dr. Christopher McGinley; Bethel Academy founding director Jackye Smith; Rep. Briggs; PSEA president Jim Testerman; LMEA president Christopher Santa Maria and LMEA Vice President Victor Fedeli.



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Rep. Briggs presents a citation from the House of Representatives to Bethel Academy in recognition of its 2010 PSEA Intergroup Relations Award. Pictured, left to right, are Education Foundation of Lower Merion president Richard Wells; Rev. Albert Johnson of Bethel AME Church; Superintendent Dr. Christopher McGinley; Bethel Academy founding director Jackye Smith; Rep. Briggs; PSEA president Jim Testerman; LMEA president Christopher Santa Maria and LMEA Vice President Victor Fedeli.

Rep. Briggs greets a guest at his luncheon ceremony to honor veterans from the 149th Legislative District.  To see more photos from the event, click on the “Veterans Ceremony” link in the “Other Galleries” section.

Rep. Briggs greets a guest at his luncheon ceremony to honor veterans from the 149th Legislative District. To see more photos from the event, click on the “Veterans Ceremony” link in the “Other Galleries” section.



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Rep. Briggs greets a guest at his luncheon ceremony to honor veterans from the 149th Legislative District. To see more photos from the event, click on the “Veterans Ceremony” link in the “Other Galleries” section.

Rep. Briggs welcomes students from Penn Wynne Elementary School  in Wynnewood to the state Capitol.

Rep. Briggs welcomes students from Penn Wynne Elementary School in Wynnewood to the state Capitol.



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Rep. Briggs welcomes students from Penn Wynne Elementary School in Wynnewood to the state Capitol.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a Brain Injury Advocacy Day Rally at the state Capitol. He has introduced legislation (H.B. 2060) that would help Pennsylvania to better manage concussions that happen in youth sports and to raise awareness regarding their seriousness.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a Brain Injury Advocacy Day Rally at the state Capitol. He has introduced legislation (H.B. 2060) that would help Pennsylvania to better manage concussions that happen in youth sports and to raise awareness regarding their seriousness.



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Rep. Briggs speaks at a Brain Injury Advocacy Day Rally at the state Capitol. He has introduced legislation (H.B. 2060) that would help Pennsylvania to better manage concussions that happen in youth sports and to raise awareness regarding their seriousness.

Rep. Briggs welcomes 4th and 5th grade students from Mother of Divine Providence School in King of Prussia to the state Capitol.

Rep. Briggs welcomes 4th and 5th grade students from Mother of Divine Providence School in King of Prussia to the state Capitol.



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Rep. Briggs welcomes 4th and 5th grade students from Mother of Divine Providence School in King of Prussia to the state Capitol.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a press conference to call on his colleagues to support national health-care reform and demand that the state’s attorney general end his lawsuit that would deny critical health care benefits to Commonwealth residents.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a press conference to call on his colleagues to support national health-care reform and demand that the state’s attorney general end his lawsuit that would deny critical health care benefits to Commonwealth residents.



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Rep. Briggs speaks at a press conference to call on his colleagues to support national health-care reform and demand that the state’s attorney general end his lawsuit that would deny critical health care benefits to Commonwealth residents.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a press conference to call on his colleagues to support national health-care reform and demand that the state’s attorney general end his lawsuit that would deny critical health care benefits to Commonwealth residents.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a press conference to call on his colleagues to support national health-care reform and demand that the state’s attorney general end his lawsuit that would deny critical health care benefits to Commonwealth residents.



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Rep. Briggs speaks at a press conference to call on his colleagues to support national health-care reform and demand that the state’s attorney general end his lawsuit that would deny critical health care benefits to Commonwealth residents.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a press conference to call on his colleagues to support national health-care reform and demand that the state’s attorney general end his lawsuit that would deny critical health care benefits to Commonwealth residents.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a press conference to call on his colleagues to support national health-care reform and demand that the state’s attorney general end his lawsuit that would deny critical health care benefits to Commonwealth residents.



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Rep. Briggs speaks at a press conference to call on his colleagues to support national health-care reform and demand that the state’s attorney general end his lawsuit that would deny critical health care benefits to Commonwealth residents.

Rep. Briggs was joined by more than 20 children at the state Capitol as he announced his resolution honoring the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

Rep. Briggs was joined by more than 20 children at the state Capitol as he announced his resolution honoring the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.



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Rep. Briggs was joined by more than 20 children at the state Capitol as he announced his resolution honoring the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

Rep. Briggs was joined by more than 20 children at the state Capitol as he announced his resolution honoring the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

Rep. Briggs was joined by more than 20 children at the state Capitol as he announced his resolution honoring the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.



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Rep. Briggs was joined by more than 20 children at the state Capitol as he announced his resolution honoring the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

Rep. Briggs was joined by more than 20 children at the state Capitol as he announced his resolution honoring the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

Rep. Briggs was joined by more than 20 children at the state Capitol as he announced his resolution honoring the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.



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Rep. Briggs was joined by more than 20 children at the state Capitol as he announced his resolution honoring the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

Rep. Briggs (left) welcomes the Upper Merion Junior Optimist Club to the state Capitol. The club provides opportunities for the middle school students to give back to their community and school.

Rep. Briggs (left) welcomes the Upper Merion Junior Optimist Club to the state Capitol. The club provides opportunities for the middle school students to give back to their community and school.



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Rep. Briggs (left) welcomes the Upper Merion Junior Optimist Club to the state Capitol. The club provides opportunities for the middle school students to give back to their community and school.

Rep. Briggs (center) speaks at a House Majority Policy Committee hearing he hosted to discuss how Pennsylvania can better manage concussions that happen in youth sports. He has introduced legislation (H.B. 2060), which would require that if a player sustains a concussion or brain injury, they could not return to play unless cleared by a licensed health care provider. He is joined by state Reps. Mike Sturla and Dante Santoni.

Rep. Briggs (center) speaks at a House Majority Policy Committee hearing he hosted to discuss how Pennsylvania can better manage concussions that happen in youth sports. He has introduced legislation (H.B. 2060), which would require that if a player sustains a concussion or brain injury, they could not return to play unless cleared by a licensed health care provider. He is joined by state Reps. Mike Sturla and Dante Santoni.



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Rep. Briggs (center) speaks at a House Majority Policy Committee hearing he hosted to discuss how Pennsylvania can better manage concussions that happen in youth sports. He has introduced legislation (H.B. 2060), which would require that if a player sustains a concussion or brain injury, they could not return to play unless cleared by a licensed health care provider. He is joined by state Reps. Mike Sturla and Dante Santoni.

Rep. Briggs speaks to the media following a House Majority Policy Committee hearing he hosted to discuss how Pennsylvania can better manage concussions that happen in youth sports. He has introduced legislation (H.B. 2060), which would require that if a player sustains a concussion or brain injury, they could not return to play unless cleared by a licensed health care provider.

Rep. Briggs speaks to the media following a House Majority Policy Committee hearing he hosted to discuss how Pennsylvania can better manage concussions that happen in youth sports. He has introduced legislation (H.B. 2060), which would require that if a player sustains a concussion or brain injury, they could not return to play unless cleared by a licensed health care provider.



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Rep. Briggs speaks to the media following a House Majority Policy Committee hearing he hosted to discuss how Pennsylvania can better manage concussions that happen in youth sports. He has introduced legislation (H.B. 2060), which would require that if a player sustains a concussion or brain injury, they could not return to play unless cleared by a licensed health care provider.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a news conference in the Capitol Rotunda to recognize National Girls and Women in Sports Day and to discuss his legislation (H.B. 2061) that would level the playing field for male and female student athletes in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a news conference in the Capitol Rotunda to recognize National Girls and Women in Sports Day and to discuss his legislation (H.B. 2061) that would level the playing field for male and female student athletes in Pennsylvania.



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Rep. Briggs speaks at a news conference in the Capitol Rotunda to recognize National Girls and Women in Sports Day and to discuss his legislation (H.B. 2061) that would level the playing field for male and female student athletes in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Briggs presents Anne Bale, deputy director of the PA Commission for Women, with a copy of the resolution adopted by the House recognizing Feb. 3 as National Girls and Women in Sports Day in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Briggs presents Anne Bale, deputy director of the PA Commission for Women, with a copy of the resolution adopted by the House recognizing Feb. 3 as National Girls and Women in Sports Day in Pennsylvania.



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Rep. Briggs presents Anne Bale, deputy director of the PA Commission for Women, with a copy of the resolution adopted by the House recognizing Feb. 3 as National Girls and Women in Sports Day in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a news conference in the Capitol Rotunda to recognize National Girls and Women in Sports Day and to discuss his legislation (H.B. 2061) that would level the playing field for male and female student athletes in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Briggs speaks at a news conference in the Capitol Rotunda to recognize National Girls and Women in Sports Day and to discuss his legislation (H.B. 2061) that would level the playing field for male and female student athletes in Pennsylvania.



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Rep. Briggs speaks at a news conference in the Capitol Rotunda to recognize National Girls and Women in Sports Day and to discuss his legislation (H.B. 2061) that would level the playing field for male and female student athletes in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Briggs and his daughter, Emily, at the Conshohocken St. Patrick’s Day parade.

Rep. Briggs and his daughter, Emily, at the Conshohocken St. Patrick’s Day parade.



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Rep. Briggs and his daughter, Emily, at the Conshohocken St. Patrick’s Day parade.

Rep. Briggs joins other lawmakers at a Healthy Youth news conference.

Rep. Briggs joins other lawmakers at a Healthy Youth news conference.



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Rep. Briggs joins other lawmakers at a Healthy Youth news conference.

Rep. Briggs welcomes Rosemont School of the Holy Child to the state capitol in Harrisburg.

Rep. Briggs welcomes Rosemont School of the Holy Child to the state capitol in Harrisburg.



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Rep. Briggs welcomes Rosemont School of the Holy Child to the state capitol in Harrisburg.

Melissa Sweeney, a fourth-grade student at Roberts Elementary School, received an honorable mention award as part of the Youth Art Month contest. She was one of 20 honorable mention awardees. A total of 600 students participated statewide.

Melissa Sweeney, a fourth-grade student at Roberts Elementary School, received an honorable mention award as part of the Youth Art Month contest. She was one of 20 honorable mention awardees. A total of 600 students participated statewide.



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Melissa Sweeney, a fourth-grade student at Roberts Elementary School, received an honorable mention award as part of the Youth Art Month contest. She was one of 20 honorable mention awardees. A total of 600 students participated statewide.

Alyssa Dominico, a fourth-grade student at Candlebrook Elementary School, was recently honored as a finalist in the flag design program organized by the Pennsylvania Art Education Association. During March of each year, each state is asked to participate in a flag design program addressing a selected theme that represents the state and promotes Youth Art Month. PA's theme in 2009 is Pennsylvania: A Keystone of Creativity. Alyssa was one of 20 finalists.

Alyssa Dominico, a fourth-grade student at Candlebrook Elementary School, was recently honored as a finalist in the flag design program organized by the Pennsylvania Art Education Association. During March of each year, each state is asked to participate in a flag design program addressing a selected theme that represents the state and promotes Youth Art Month. PA's theme in 2009 is Pennsylvania: A Keystone of Creativity. Alyssa was one of 20 finalists.



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Alyssa Dominico, a fourth-grade student at Candlebrook Elementary School, was recently honored as a finalist in the flag design program organized by the Pennsylvania Art Education Association. During March of each year, each state is asked to participate in a flag design program addressing a selected theme that represents the state and promotes Youth Art Month. PA's theme in 2009 is Pennsylvania: A Keystone of Creativity. Alyssa was one of 20 finalists.

Rep. Tim Briggs is sworn for his first term on January 6.

Rep. Tim Briggs is sworn for his first term on January 6.



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Rep. Tim Briggs is sworn for his first term on January 6.

State Rep. Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery, is joined by his two children, Emily and Jack, on swearing-in day at the state Capitol in Harrisburg.

State Rep. Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery, is joined by his two children, Emily and Jack, on swearing-in day at the state Capitol in Harrisburg.



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State Rep. Tim Briggs, D-Montgomery, is joined by his two children, Emily and Jack, on swearing-in day at the state Capitol in Harrisburg.