Senior centers offering extended hours for heat relief

(Aug 11, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that the Bucks County Commissioners have announced extended and Saturday hours for senior centers in Bucks County through Aug. 13 to provide relief from the oppressive heat and humidity. Read more

 

Paving to begin Aug. 15 along U.S. Route 13; Veterans sought for landscaping positions at Washington Crossing Veterans Cemetery

(Aug 10, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that the final paving on the southern section of the U.S. Route 13 improvement project will begin Aug. 15 from Route 413 to just north of Green Lane. Also, Washington Crossing Veterans Cemetery in Newtown is seeking to hire several military veterans as landscape specialists. Read more

 

Online voter registration helps 250,000 in first year; avoid the pre-election email blackout; and help available for drug/alcohol assessments for juveniles

(Aug 08, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that Oct. 11 is the final day to register to vote in the Nov. 8 General Election, and it's easy to register online. Also, unless constituents are opted in, legislative email updates will be unavailable in the two months preceding the election. Finally, the Bucks County Drug & Alcohol Commission has resources to assist parents and youth. Read more

 

First day of school just weeks away; Don't forget about immunizations

(Aug 04, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis notes that school will be starting in a matter of weeks, and she's compiled calendars for schools in the area. Checking immunization records -- August is National Immunization Awareness Month -- probably needs to be on the list of back-to-school chores. Read more

 

Free car seat and ‘CarFit’ checks available; Small Business Advantage Grants available

(Aug 01, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that free car seat and “CarFit” checks are available in Bucks County. Also, DEP has up to $1 million of funding available for Small Business Advantage Grants for pollution prevention or energy efficiency projects. Read more

 

Storms, high ozone levels, excessive heat on tap for southeastern Pa.

(Jul 22, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that southeastern Pa. faces a weather triple header July 22-25 – a Code Orange air quality action day for ozone accompanied by the chance of strong thunderstorms with gusty winds on July 22 and an excessive heat warning beginning at 11 a.m. July 23 through 6 p.m. July 25. Local senior centers will be open to provide a respite from the heat and humidity. Read more

 

PennDOT hiring for winter maintenance positions

(Jul 21, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that PennDOT is hiring temporary employees for its Winter Maintenance Program. Available positions include equipment operators, mechanics, trades helpers, clerks and typists. Read more

 

Website unveiled to aid region, visitors during Democratic National Convention; Check-cashing options available

(Jul 18, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that PennDOT has launched www.511pa.com/DNC to assist area residents and visitors as Philadelphia serves as host of the Democratic National Convention from July 25 to 28. And, the consumers who are paid by check are urged to check options available to them to gain timely, free or low-fee access to their money. Read more

 

Unsustainable state budget fails to win my support

(Jul 14, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports voting against the tax increases and fiscal tricks approved to implement the 2016-17 state budget. Rep. Davis says better, responsible options were available but ignored, including taxing Marcellus Shale natural gas drillers. Read more

 

Sign the petition to stop the New Jersey tax grab!

(Jul 10, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that if you're a Pennsylvania resident who works in New Jersey, please consider signing the petition discouraging N.J. Gov. Chris Christie from ending a 39-year-old tax agreement that allows commuters in both states to pay income tax in their state of residence. Read more

 

Senior centers’ hours extended to provide heat relief; Help sought to upgrade playground at Penndel Memorial Field

(Jul 07, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that several senior community centers will remain open from 9 a.m. through 6 p.m. July 7 and 8 to provide relief from the dangerous heat and humidity. Rep. Davis also notes that Penndel Borough’s Recreation Committee is teaming up with a local eatery to help raise funds to spruce up the Tot Lot at Penndel Memorial Field. Read more

 

Railcar defect forces SEPTA schedule changes

(Jul 05, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that SEPTA is operating on a modified Saturday schedule after placing about one-third of its fleet of railcars out of service because of a defect found to affect all Silverliner Vs cars. Transit riders are also encouraged to look into alternate forms of transportation using buses, trolleys and subways, and Rep. Davis provides some SEPTA links to help. Read more

 

House rejects plan to study commercialization of state parks; Pa. launches Zika virus prevention and awareness campaign

(Jun 29, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that she joined 122 other House members to defeat a proposal that would potentially open state parks to private developers for golf courses, hotels, water parks, restaurants, office buildings and amusement parks. Rep. Davis also notes that the state Health Department has launched its Zika Virus Prevention and Awareness Campaign to increase awareness of the virus and urge precautions when traveling to Zika-affected areas. Read more

 

New rules for telemarketers in effect; Don’t miss Pa’s second Fish-for-Free Day on July 4

(Jun 27, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that it is now illegal for telemarketers to ask for payment by cash-to-cash money transfers — like those from MoneyGram and Western Union – and via PIN numbers for cash reload cards like MoneyPak and Vanilla Reload. Rep. Davis also notes that July 4 is a Fish-For-Free Day in Pennsylvania, meaning residents and nonresidents can fish legally all day without a license. Read more

 

Important achievements in the battle against opioid addiction, but Davis' measures regulating recovery houses warrant prompt attention

(Jun 23, 2016)

Rep. Davis stands with fellow House Democrats, Republicans and the Governor at a news conference to highlight details of a joint effort to combat the opioid and heroin crisis in our state. However, Rep. Davis reports that more work needs to be done, especially advancing her legislation that would provide for standards, monitoring and inspection of recovery houses. Read more

 

Local police provide drug take-back services; Organ transplant anti-discrimination bill passes House

(Jun 23, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that police departments throughout Bucks County provide locations where unwanted and unused prescription medicines can be disposed of properly. Rep. Davis also reports supporting H.B. 585, which would prohibit discrimination against any potential organ transplant recipient on the basis of a physical or mental disability. Read more

 

Saluting the 100th anniversary of the Edgely Fire Company #1

(Jun 21, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis honors the 100th anniversary of Edgely Fire Company #1 for its selfless commitment to the citizens and businesses of Bristol Township and its members continued valor in the line of duty. Read more

 

Bill aims to crack down on distracted driving; Happy Father's Day; and counseling available for homeless Bucks County veterans

(Jun 16, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that she supports House Bill 853, which would toughen penalties for distracted-driving accidents. Rep. Davis also notes that it’s important to celebrate what fathers mean to families on Father's Day and every day. Also, counseling is available for homeless vets in Bucks County. Read more

 

SEPTA Key ‘Early Adopters’ program is under way

(Jun 13, 2016)

Rep. Tina Davis reports that up to 10,000 SEPTA transit riders will be able to get an instant SEPTA Key card with their purchase of a Weekly or Monthly TransPass under an “Early Adopter” program. When fully implemented, all riders will be able to use SEPTA Key cards – or other contactless payment devices – to ride seamlessly throughout the system on all modes of travel. Read more

 

'Let today be remembered as the day we started our campaign': Emerge Pa. class graduates in Harrisburg

(Jun 10, 2016)

The new state chapter of Emerge is designed to teach Democratic women how to campaign and get elected. The inaugural class was graduated Thursday in Harrisburg. Reps. Tina Davis, D-Bucks County, and Mary Jo Daley, D-Montgomery County, wanted to start it for years, and Davis has said numerous times that "government just doesn't work when the majority is all men and all Republicans." Read more

 

Senior centers offering extended hours for heat relief
Aug 11, 2016

Paving to begin Aug. 15 along U.S. Route 13; Veterans sought for landscaping positions at Washington Crossing Veterans Cemetery
Aug 10, 2016

Online voter registration helps 250,000 in first year; avoid the pre-election email blackout; and help available for drug/alcohol assessments for juveniles
Aug 08, 2016

First day of school just weeks away; Don't forget about immunizations
Aug 04, 2016

Free car seat and ‘CarFit’ checks available; Small Business Advantage Grants available
Aug 01, 2016

Storms, high ozone levels, excessive heat on tap for southeastern Pa.
Jul 22, 2016

PennDOT hiring for winter maintenance positions
Jul 21, 2016

Website unveiled to aid region, visitors during Democratic National Convention; Check-cashing options available
Jul 18, 2016

Unsustainable state budget fails to win my support
Jul 14, 2016

Sign the petition to stop the New Jersey tax grab!
Jul 10, 2016

Senior centers’ hours extended to provide heat relief; Help sought to upgrade playground at Penndel Memorial Field
Jul 07, 2016

Railcar defect forces SEPTA schedule changes
Jul 05, 2016

House rejects plan to study commercialization of state parks; Pa. launches Zika virus prevention and awareness campaign
Jun 29, 2016

New rules for telemarketers in effect; Don’t miss Pa’s second Fish-for-Free Day on July 4
Jun 27, 2016

Important achievements in the battle against opioid addiction, but Davis' measures regulating recovery houses warrant prompt attention
Jun 23, 2016

Local police provide drug take-back services; Organ transplant anti-discrimination bill passes House
Jun 23, 2016

Saluting the 100th anniversary of the Edgely Fire Company #1
Jun 21, 2016

Bill aims to crack down on distracted driving; Happy Father's Day; and counseling available for homeless Bucks County veterans
Jun 16, 2016

SEPTA Key ‘Early Adopters’ program is under way
Jun 13, 2016

'Let today be remembered as the day we started our campaign': Emerge Pa. class graduates in Harrisburg
Jun 10, 2016