Legislative Update, Farmers market vouchers available

(May 23, 2024)

The Bucks County Area Agency on Aging will once again distribute Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers for eligible Bucks County seniors to purchase produce at farmers markets throughout the summer, beginning in June. Read more

 

Legislative Update, College Savings Day, Learn about the home-buying process

(May 15, 2024)

The Pennsylvania Treasury Department is celebrating 529 Day (May 29) throughout the month of May. Families who save with the PA 529 College and Career Savings Program Guaranteed Savings Plan have the opportunity to win some of more than $30,000 in total awards. Read more

 

Legislative Update, Bristol Twp Cleanup Day, Armed Forces Muster, Levittown Trail

(May 09, 2024)

Thank you to everyone who attended our Shredding Event on Saturday and a special thanks to the students who volunteered to unload the cars. For those who missed the event or for those who simply have more shredding, my staff and I should have a new shredding event scheduled shortly. Please continue to read the email updates and follow me on Facebook and X (formerly Twitter) for an update when we have a new date. Read more

 

Legislative Update, Shred Event is Saturday, Help filling out the FAFSA

(May 03, 2024)

PHEAA announced that it is offering virtual office hours throughout May for college-bound students and their families, as well as school counselors, who have questions regarding the 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). Read more

 

Legislative Update, Continuing to advocate for childcare, Drug Takeback Day is Saturday

(Apr 26, 2024)

I was interviewed this week by ABC News regarding the cost of childcare in Pennsylvania. As you may know, this issue has been of particular interest to me as I have heard from many residents expressing their concerns about this and asking Harrisburg and Washington to help them address this issue. Last year, I was able to get the expansion of Pennsylvania’s Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit added to the Fiscal Code bill and it was signed into law by Gov. Shapiro. My interview with ABC News will air soon. Check my social media for updates. Read more

 

Legislative Update, Family law arbitration bill heads to Governor’s desk, Program to provide affordable financing for home energy upgrades

(Apr 11, 2024)

The bill that I cowrote with my colleague state Rep. Melissa Shusterman that would provide families with a voluntary and private process for resolving disputes with the help of an arbitrator, passed the Senate this week. Read more

 

Shusterman & Davis family law arbitration bill heads to governor’s desk

(Apr 10, 2024)

“Going to family court can be expensive, emotionally draining, and time consuming,” Davis said. “This bill will give families another option to settle their disputes in the form of arbitration. This is especially helpful in matters of domestic violence as it will allow for a quicker resolution.” Read more

 

Legislative Update, State’s heating assistance program closes Friday

(Apr 03, 2024)

Applications for the 2023-24 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program will close at the end of business on Friday. Read more

 

Legislative Update, Kayden's Law passes, Funding for Randall Avenue Bridge

(Mar 27, 2024)

Senate Bill 55, also known as Kayden’s Law, passed the House earlier this week after previously passing in the Senate. I also sponsored the House version of the bill with Rep. Warren. Read more

 

Davis Lauds Passage of Kayden’s Law

(Mar 26, 2024)

PA state Rep. Tina Davis thanks her colleagues in the House and Senate for finally passing legislation to protect Pennsylvania’s children from abusive and violent parents. Kayden’s law is named for Kayden Mancuso who was murdered by her biological father. It was first introduced in 2018 and would update the criteria courts use when granting custody to parents. The legislation will now go to Governor Josh Shapiro to be signed into law. Read more

 

Legislative Update, Homeowner Assistance Fund reopens, Drug Takeback Day is April 27

(Mar 21, 2024)

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Legislative Update, Testing your smoke detectors, Safely disposing of your old electronics

(Mar 14, 2024)

If you have not done so already, please change the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. The Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioner recommends doing so twice a year at each change of clocks between Daylight Saving Time and Standard Time. Read more

 

Legislative Update, Women's History Month

(Mar 07, 2024)

Celebrating Women's History Month Read more

 

Legislative Update, RSVP to shred event, Hazardous waste collection dates announced

(Feb 28, 2024)

Saturday, May 4 is not only International Star Wars Day, but it is also our spring shred event, which is scheduled from 10 a.m.-noon at the Bucks County Technical High School, 610 Wistar Road in Fairless Hills. An RSVP is required. Please do so via email to RepDavis@pahouse.net or by phone at (267) 580-2660. Read more

 

Legislative Update, Love Your Heart Fair is Friday, SEPTA Senior Key update

(Feb 21, 2024)

My office is sponsoring the Love Your Heart Fair from 10 a.m. - noon, this Friday at the Bristol Township Senior Center, 2501 Bath Road, Bristol. In addition to the many exhibitors who will be on hand to help you manage your heart health, there will be free health screenings and light refreshments. An RSVP is encouraged, please call my office at (267) 580-2660. If you are unable to attend, but would like the information, contact my office at RepDavis@pahouse.net. Read more

 

Legislative Update, Newportville Road detour extended

(Feb 15, 2024)

PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced the Newportville Road closure will be extended through Friday, Feb. 23 for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s bridge construction project. The closure is between Zimmerman Lane and New Falls Road in Bristol and Bensalem townships. The current closure is from 9 a.m.-3p.m., but it will be a 24-hour closure, beginning on Monday. Read more

 

Speaker McClinton, Rep. Davis celebrate expansion of PA’s Childcare tax credit

(Feb 08, 2024)

BRISTOL, Feb. 8 – House Speaker Joanna McClinton traveled to Growing Little Footprints Daycare Center in Bucks County today to laud the expansion of Pennsylvania’s Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit, an initiative championed by state Rep. Tina Davis of Bucks County. McClinton and Davis were joined by state Sen. Steve Santarsiero, D-Bucks, state Rep. Brian Munroe, D-Bucks, state Rep. Tim Brennan D-Bucks, Valerie Hamilton, owner and director, Children of God Educational Services and Dan O’Brien, Policy Manager, Education and Family Stability, Children First. Beginning this year, families and caregivers will be able to claim the equivalent of the entire federal credit, giving families the opportunity to claim up to $1,050 for one child, or $2,100 for two or more children. At least 80 percent of households in Bucks County who pay expenses for childcare or dependent care are eligible for this credit. Davis initially introduced the credit as H.B. 1259 , which passed the House with a bipartisan majority on June 12. While legislation awaited consideration in the Senate, Davis helped to amend the language of the bill into the state’s Fiscal Code bill, which passed in December. “One of the biggest challenges working parents face is finding affordable childcare they can depend on while they’re at work – especially when the average cost can be over $1,000 per Read more

 

Legislative Update, Local detour scheduled, important dates for voters

(Feb 01, 2024)

Newport Road will be closed and detoured, beginning on Monday, Feb. 12, for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s bridge construction project on Newportville Road. Read more

 

Rep. Davis to host Love Your Heart Fair Feb. 23

(Jan 30, 2024)

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE State Rep. Tina Davis D-Bucks County www.pahouse.com/Davis Rep. Davis to host Love Your Heart Fair Feb. 23 HARRISBURG, Jan. 22 – State Rep. Tina Davis will host the Love Your Heart Fair from 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, Feb. 23 at the Bristol Township Senior Center, 2501 Bath Road. “Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in Pennsylvania,” Davis said. “This event will help to connect the residents of the Bristol area to resources to help manage their heart health.” In addition to health screenings and other activities, Davis and her staff will be on hand to answer questions about government-related programs such as PACE/PACENET, the state’s prescription assistance program, and health insurance, and provide information on other state-related programs and services. Space is limited, so pre-registering with Davis’ office at RepDavis@pahouse.net or (267) 580-2660 is encouraged. ###rjb/2024/agh l:\print\releases\ ATTENTION NEWS EDITORS/ASSIGNMENT DESKS : Media coverage of this event is invited. CONTACT: Ryan Bevitz House Democratic Communications Office Phone: 717-787-7895 Email: rbevitz@pahouse.net Read more

 

Legislative Update, Help with denied health insurance claim, Learn about financing your child’s education

(Jan 25, 2024)

If you believe your health insurer wrongly denied a claim, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department may be able to help. Read more

 

Legislative Update, Farmers market vouchers available
May 23, 2024

Legislative Update, College Savings Day, Learn about the home-buying process
May 15, 2024

Legislative Update, Bristol Twp Cleanup Day, Armed Forces Muster, Levittown Trail
May 09, 2024

Legislative Update, Shred Event is Saturday, Help filling out the FAFSA
May 03, 2024

Legislative Update, Continuing to advocate for childcare, Drug Takeback Day is Saturday
Apr 26, 2024

Legislative Update, Family law arbitration bill heads to Governor’s desk, Program to provide affordable financing for home energy upgrades
Apr 11, 2024

Shusterman & Davis family law arbitration bill heads to governor’s desk
Apr 10, 2024

Legislative Update, State’s heating assistance program closes Friday
Apr 03, 2024

Legislative Update, Kayden's Law passes, Funding for Randall Avenue Bridge
Mar 27, 2024

Davis Lauds Passage of Kayden’s Law
Mar 26, 2024

Legislative Update, Homeowner Assistance Fund reopens, Drug Takeback Day is April 27
Mar 21, 2024

Legislative Update, Testing your smoke detectors, Safely disposing of your old electronics
Mar 14, 2024

Legislative Update, Women's History Month
Mar 07, 2024

Legislative Update, RSVP to shred event, Hazardous waste collection dates announced
Feb 28, 2024

Legislative Update, Love Your Heart Fair is Friday, SEPTA Senior Key update
Feb 21, 2024

Legislative Update, Newportville Road detour extended
Feb 15, 2024

Speaker McClinton, Rep. Davis celebrate expansion of PA’s Childcare tax credit
Feb 08, 2024

Legislative Update, Local detour scheduled, important dates for voters
Feb 01, 2024

Rep. Davis to host Love Your Heart Fair Feb. 23
Jan 30, 2024

Legislative Update, Help with denied health insurance claim, Learn about financing your child’s education
Jan 25, 2024