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House Democrats demand accountability for Republican election lies

(Jan 13, 2021)

Citing the dangerous lies spread by some Republicans in the General Assembly regarding the 2020 election, House Democratic leaders today released the following statement demanding accountability and responsibility as the nation moves forward:“What we saw last week was nothing short of an attempted coup, instigated not only by the president of the United States but by Republican enablers at all levels of government. Words matter, and the falsehoods, misrepresentations and seditious rantings we’ve heard from some Republican members of the General Assembly can’t go unchallenged. Our nation can’t heal without consequences for the first invasion of the United States Capitol since the War of 1812. Read more

 

Davis takes oath for sixth term

(Jan 05, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 5 – State Rep. Tina Davis took the oath of office at the state Capitol today to begin her sixth term representing the 141 st Legislative District in Bucks County. The noon swearing-in ceremony marked the beginning of the 2021-22 session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Davis is also serving her first term as secretary of the House Democratic Caucus. Davis said she will focus on economic development and opportunity, job creation, pay equity, property tax reform, and programs assisting families, seniors and veterans in the new term. She will receive committee assignments later in the month. “I am honored that the residents of the 141 st District have once again chosen me to be their advocate in Harrisburg,” Davis said. “I will use my extensive legislative experience working across the aisle to achieve the bipartisan solutions needed to address the unprecedented crisis posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. My time in the House has taught me that when the legislature comes together to tackle a problem, all Pennsylvanians benefit.” Davis said her office can help with a variety of state-related services, including home heating, children’s health insurance, prescription drug and Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program assistance. Her office phone number is 267-580-2660 . Residents also can learn more about Davis’ legislative priorities and the Read more

 

House Democrats pledge ‘People over Partisanship’ in 2021-22 session

(Jan 05, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 5 -- The PA House Democratic Caucus leadership team issued a joint statement today as state legislators formally began the 2021-22 Legislative Session: “With 202 members of the House of Representatives due to be sworn in, we celebrate the diversity of our great state and reflect on the shared values common to almost all Pennsylvanians. Yet we also mourn the tragic loss of Representative Mike Reese, whose sudden passing reminded all of us how precious life is. “The importance of the top priorities that House Democrats have consistently promoted -- good jobs with fair pay, quality schools, affordable housing, accessible health care, a safe environment and protection of democracy -- are being highlighted and tested in many ways during this devastating pandemic. “We see the beginning of this new legislative session as a chance to elevate people over partisanship and make gains toward these common goals in all of Pennsylvania’s unique communities – east and west, large and small, urban, suburban and rural. “Democrats in the House hope that our Republican partners will work with us to help people stay in jobs, get back to work and go to school safely; equip healthcare workers properly to battle this pandemic; ensure Pennsylvanians are not evicted from their homes in the middle of a public health crisis; and send targeted relief to the many businesses ravaged by this pandemic. Read more

 

Davis: $199,000 in state environmental protection grants awarded to Penndel

(Dec 31, 2020)

LEVITTOWN, Dec. 30 -- State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, announced today that $ 199,461 in grant funding from the state’s Growing Greener Program has been awarded to Penndel Borough to install a hydrodynamic inlet for watershed pollution reduction. “Pennsylvanians have a constitutional right to clean water,” Davis said. “I’m very glad that this grant money will help Penndel Borough reduce pollution in its watershed and so protect the quality of our drinking water, as well as the surrounding environment.” Growing Greener remains the largest single investment of state funds in the state’s history to address Pennsylvania's critical environmental concerns of the 21st century. Signed into law on Dec. 15, 1999, and reauthorized in June 2002, the legislation doubled the funding for the Growing Greener Program and extended it through 2012. This increased the Department of Environmental Protection’s portion of Growing Greener to $547.7 million from the original $240 million. More information on this grant program is available at https://www.dep.pa.gov/Citizens/GrantsLoansRebates/Growing-Greener/Pages/default.aspx . Read more

 

Davis announces $1M in state grants for recycling in Bristol Township

(Dec 23, 2020)

LEVITTOWN, Dec. 23 -- State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, announced today $1 million in state grants from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program have been awarded to Bristol Township for recycling initiatives. “This grant money will benefit Bristol Township by supporting its recycling initiatives, that both promote cleanliness and foster sustainable communities and industries,” Davis said. The representative thanked Gov. Tom Wolf for his assistance in making the grants available. RACP projects are authorized in the Redevelopment Assistance section of a Capital Budget Itemization Act, have a regional or multi-jurisdictional impact, and generate substantial increases or maintain current levels of employment, tax revenues or other measures of economic activity Read more

 

State Grant Programs Now Open for Applications

(Dec 21, 2020)

STATE GRANT PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs: Veterans’ Trust Fund Grant Program (Source of Funding: Veterans’ Trust Fund) Who May Apply : 501(c)(3) nonprofits with a mission of serving veterans, 501(c)(19) veteran service organizations, and county directors of veterans affairs. Use : Up to $150,000 in grant funding is available for new, innovative or expanded programs or services operated by the county directors of veterans’ affairs or the Pennsylvania Association of County Directors of Veterans Affairs. The areas of emphasis for applicants in this category are veterans’ outreach and veterans’ court programs. Up to $650,000 in grant funding is available to veteran service organizations and non-profit organizations with a mission of serving Pennsylvania veterans. Funding priorities for applicants in this category are homelessness, behavioral health initiatives and veterans’ courts. Funds : A total of $800,000 will be awarded statewide. Application Deadline : January 27, 2021 at 2 p.m. More Information : Click on https://www.dmva.pa.gov/veteransaffairs/Pages/Programs%20and%20Services/Veterans%27%20Trust%20Fund/VeteransTrustFundGrantProgram.aspx . UPCOMING APPLICATION DEADLINES: DEP Driving PA Forward Onroad Rebate Program – Trucks and Buses: Read more

 

Reps. Ciresi, Davis reintroduce legislation to provide financial relief to local bars, restaurants

(Dec 18, 2020)

“Our restaurants and bars have had to play a major role in stopping the community spread of the COVID-19 virus for which they have paid a devastating financial cost,” said Davis, who was elected House Democratic Caucus Secretary for the 2021-22 session that officially began Dec. 1. “The temporary suspension during the holiday season, although necessary, is yet another blow to the industry. It is grossly unfair that our ‘Mom and Pop’ restaurants and bars and their employees should have to bear this burden alone. As they have helped to protect our physical health, we need to protect their financial health through the passage of this legislation which would help them get through the pandemic.” Read more

 

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Bucks County representatives announce $3.95M in state grants to Bucks County Community College

(Dec 10, 2020)

Bucks County representatives announce $3.95M in state grants to Bucks County Community College LEVITTOWN/NEWTOWN, Dec. 10 -- State Reps. Tina Davis, John Galloway and Perry Warren, all D-Bucks, announced today $3.95 million in state grants have been awarded to Bucks County Community College by the Department of Education to modernize its new Enterprise Planning System. The Enterprise Resource Planning System will modernize BCCC’s technology infrastructure for students, faculty and staff. “In order to be competitive in today’s globalized world, Bucks County students must utilize cutting edge technology,” Davis said. “This grant money isn’t just an investment in BCCC, but in Bucks County’s future. The more competitive our students are in the marketplace, the more prosperous Bucks County will be.” “You’re as good as the tools you’ve got,” Galloway said. “In order to be at the forefront in today’s world, BCCC students need state of the art technology to connect with each other and the wider world. This funding will help make Bucks County and its students competitive on a global scale.” Warren said, ”A staunch supporter of BCCC, I believe this significant investment in the college’s capital project will propel the school to newer heights and facilitate the development of a highly skilled Read more

 

Bucks County representatives announce $2.38M in state grants to county

(Dec 09, 2020)

LEVITTOWN/NEWTOWN, Dec. 9 -- State Reps. Tina Davis, John Galloway and Perry Warren, all D-Bucks, announced today that the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency awarded $2.38 million in state grants to Bucks County. “Women and children are among the most vulnerable members of our society,” Davis said. “This grant money will help our county organizations offer greater security and protection to those who need it most at a time when life on the margins is even more perilous due to the pandemic.” “Many non-profit organizations are hurting for funds because of the COVID-19 pandemic,” Galloway said. “I’m very glad that as we enter into a dark winter that state funds will be supporting those organizations who provide life-saving services to Bucks County women and children.” “These state grants to Bucks County will help reduce violence, provide services to crime victims and enhance county services to probationers and parolees to help them reintegrate into society and reduce recidivism. Collectively, these grants make our communities safer,” Warren said. The breakdown of the awards is as follows: CAPPAC - Improvement of Adult Probation Services Funds The County Adult Probation and Parole Advisory Committee (CAPPAC) serves in an advisory capacity to PCCD to ensure reasonable and efficient administration Read more

 

Davis: $199.3K in ARLE grants awarded to replace signal equipment at Five Points Intersection in Bucks County

(Dec 07, 2020)

HARRISBURG, Dec. 7 – State Rep. Tina Davis announced $199,315 in Automated Red Light Enforcement funding has been awarded to replace all existing signal equipment at the Five Points Intersection of New Falls, Woodbourne, Edgely and Bristol Emilie roads in Bucks County. “Red-light running threatens lives,” Davis, D-Bucks, said. “The ARLE program helps cut back on incidents of this dangerous driving behavior through automated enforcement at intersections where red light running has been an issue. “Motorists and pedestrians alike will be safer thanks to the replacement of all existing signal equipment at the Five Points Intersection of New Falls, Woodbourne, Edgely and Bristol Emilie roads in Bucks County.” The Bucks County safety projects were selected by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to receive ARLE funding based on criteria such as safety benefits and effectiveness, cost, and local and regional impact. ARLE grant funding is supplied by fines from red light violations at 31 intersections in Philadelphia. State law specifies that projects improving safety, enhancing mobility and reducing congestion can be considered for funding. Municipalities submitted 123 applications, totaling almost $39.5 million in requests. Sixteen projects in 13 municipalities were selected for funding. This investment brings the total dollars awarded through the ARLE funding program to Read more

 

Davis to host virtual workshop on Pennie health insurance marketplace

(Dec 04, 2020)

LEVITTOWN, Dec. 4 – State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, will host a virtual workshop with the Pennsylvania Health Access Network on the Affordable Care Act and Pennie , the state’s new health insurance marketplace, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10. “Pennie, the state’s new insurance marketplace, offers Pennsylvanians high quality, affordable health care coverage that meets their needs,” said Davis. “Deadlines are approaching, so I wanted to have this workshop where residents can learn about Pennie’s different plans and get their questions answered.” Pennsylvanians seeking individual health insurance coverage for 2021 through the Affordable Care Act will use Pennie.com instead of Healthcare.gov. Open enrollment runs through Jan. 15, but Dec. 15 is the last day to enroll for coverage to start in January. Coverage will begin in February for anyone who enrolls between Dec. 16 and Jan. 15. Anyone interested can watch the workshop at www.RepTinaDavis.com . Questions can be emailed in advance to RepDavis@pahouse.net and will be taken during the event. Anyone who needs more information should contact Davis’ office at (267) 580-2660 . Read more

 

Davis: Revitalization project invests in new jobs for Bucks County

(Dec 04, 2020)

HARRISBURG, Dec. 4 – State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks today announced vital state support for the U.S. Steel Fairless Hills revitalization project. The project will redevelop the 1,811-acre former industrial site into a diverse business park as part of a Keystone Opportunity Zone (KOZ) established through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. “Bucks County is a great place to do business – we have a strong workforce, excellent schools, and we’re a short drive to one third of the nation’s population – and more employers than ever are looking to move here,” Davis said. “That’s why I advocated for the Fairless Hills KOZ – to attract more employers to create jobs with family-sustaining wages and benefits. Jobs created at Fairless Hills lead to even more downstream jobs in supporting businesses and industries and helps make our area an even better place to live and work.” The KOZ was established through Act 114/HB 2536, the fiscal code bill enacted as part of the final state budget in November. Read more

 

Cephas, Davis and Jones renew bipartisan effort to restore dignity to incarcerated women during virtual roundtable discussion

(Dec 03, 2020)

With the new 2021-22 legislative about to start, state Reps. Morgan Cephas, Tina Davis and Mike Jones are renewing their bipartisan efforts to restore dignity to incarcerated women. "The number of incarcerated women has skyrocketed in Pennsylvania over the last three decades, and too many of them are still being denied basic human rights," said Cephas, D-Phila. "A large number of them are mothers and primary caregivers forced to leave their children behind, and we have a responsibility to help not hinder their efforts to rehabilitate. Our bipartisan plan is meant to build on the support already put in place by the state Department of Corrections in hopes of preventing further trauma and instead providing these women with the resources they need to serve their debt to society and get back to their loved ones safely." The three joined the advocacy group Ardella's House, #cut50, the American Conservative Union and York County District Attorney David Sunday for a virtual roundtable discussion yesterday, focusing on a bill they introduced in the 2019-20 legislative session and plan on reintroducing in the new session that would: Update current restraint laws to better document restraint use and protect the mental and physical well-being of pregnant women and their children. Prohibit restrictive housing for pregnant or postpartum women and detainees. Require all correctional institution employees who have contact with pregnant, Read more

 

Davis presents $25K check to local homeless shelter

(Nov 13, 2020)

LEVITTOWN, Nov. 13 – State Rep. Tina Davis today presented a ceremonial check for a $25,000 Pennsylvania Department of Human Services grant to the Bristol’s Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter. “I’m proud to present this check for $25,000 to Bristol’s Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter on behalf of the Department of Human Services,” said Davis, D-Bucks. “They do incredible work helping individuals and families coping with mental, physical and emotional issues get back on their feet and find permanent housing. “This grant money will ensure that guests at the shelter are receiving the proper care they need.” The Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter is a temporary residence for individuals and families who have lost housing. The shelter operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Typically, the shelter houses 75 people, and one-third of its residents are children. Read more

 

Davis elected House Democratic Caucus Secretary

(Nov 13, 2020)

HARRISBURG, Nov. 13 – State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, Thursday evening was elected to serve as part of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Democratic Caucus leadership team as caucus secretary. “I am deeply honored to have been elected by my peers to serve on the House Democratic Caucus leadership team as secretary,” Davis said. “I am looking forward to working with the leadership team to guide the caucus to achieve its legislative goals in the House in the upcoming session.” The caucus secretary ensures clarity and fairness among representatives by recording their votes and positions on bills being evaluated ahead of floor votes. Davis said, "House Democrats humbly represent growing communities in rural boroughs, towns and cities and in every type of legislative district from Allegheny County to Philadelphia – and as secretary to this historic leadership team, I pledge to ensure that all Pennsylvania voices are heard through their representatives in the people's House." Davis was first elected to the House in 2010 to serve the 141st Legislative District, which comprises Bristol and Middletown townships and the boroughs of Hulmeville and Penndel. Read more

 

House Democrats elect leaders for upcoming legislative session

(Nov 12, 2020)

HARRISBURG, Nov. 12 – The 90 members of the House Democratic Caucus who won election last week to serve during the 2021-22 session today chose their caucus leaders. Due to the high risk of Covid-19 transmission a number of lawmakers participated in the meeting virtually. Read more

 

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Davis secures $25K grant for local homeless shelter

(Nov 10, 2020)

LEVITTOWN, Nov. 9 – Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, has secured a $25,000 grant for the Family Service Association of Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. “With winter approaching and COVID-19 cases steadily on the rise, there is an urgent need for secure and sanitary temporary housing for the homeless in Bucks County,” Davis said. “This grant will help Levittown’s Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter continue to provide safe temporary shelter to adults and children during this crisis.” The Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter is a temporary residence for individuals and families who have lost housing. The shelter operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Typically, the shelter houses 75 people and one-third of its residents are children. Davis will present the grant check to the Family Service Association of Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter in Levittown at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13. Read more

 

House Democrats demand accountability for Republican election lies
Jan 13, 2021

Davis takes oath for sixth term
Jan 05, 2021

House Democrats pledge ‘People over Partisanship’ in 2021-22 session
Jan 05, 2021

Davis: $199,000 in state environmental protection grants awarded to Penndel
Dec 31, 2020

Davis announces $1M in state grants for recycling in Bristol Township
Dec 23, 2020

State Grant Programs Now Open for Applications
Dec 21, 2020

Reps. Ciresi, Davis reintroduce legislation to provide financial relief to local bars, restaurants
Dec 18, 2020

Weekly jobs
Dec 16, 2020

Bucks County representatives announce $3.95M in state grants to Bucks County Community College
Dec 10, 2020

Bucks County representatives announce $2.38M in state grants to county
Dec 09, 2020

Davis: $199.3K in ARLE grants awarded to replace signal equipment at Five Points Intersection in Bucks County
Dec 07, 2020

Davis to host virtual workshop on Pennie health insurance marketplace
Dec 04, 2020

Davis: Revitalization project invests in new jobs for Bucks County
Dec 04, 2020

Cephas, Davis and Jones renew bipartisan effort to restore dignity to incarcerated women during virtual roundtable discussion
Dec 03, 2020

Davis presents $25K check to local homeless shelter
Nov 13, 2020

Davis elected House Democratic Caucus Secretary
Nov 13, 2020

House Democrats elect leaders for upcoming legislative session
Nov 12, 2020

Hot Jobs 3
Nov 12, 2020

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Nov 12, 2020

Davis secures $25K grant for local homeless shelter
Nov 10, 2020