Community update: Shred event Saturday, disaster relief available

(Sep 22, 2021)

If you have not already registered, contact my office to find out if open slots are still available for Saturday's shred event. You can also find links to flood and disaster relief. Read more

 

House Democrats to Republican colleagues: ‘Stop the charade’

(Sep 20, 2021)

House Democratic leadership issued the following statement today calling on legislative Republicans to drop their radical anti-health agenda and come to the table for an honest discussion on helping Pennsylvanians recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.“Pennsylvania is currently experiencing a steady increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations with a positive testing rate that indicates substantial or high community spread of the virus. Our hospital system is strained and emergency rooms in both central Pennsylvania and southwestern Pennsylvania recently have been forced to divert ambulances simply because they couldn’t accept additional patients. Read more

 

Weekly Bucks County job openings (Sept. 20)

(Sep 20, 2021)

Find the latest job openings in Bucks County on Career Link. Read more

 

State lawmakers announce $1.75M flood assistance program for Bucks residents

(Sep 15, 2021)

BRISTOL, Sept. 15 – State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, along with state Sen. Robert “Tommy” Tomlinson, R-Bucks, today announced the opening of a flood relief assistance program to aid Bucks County residents affected by the severe weather and flash flooding on July 12. Also in attendance at the Bucks County Redevelopment Authority in Bristol Wednesday afternoon were Rep. K.C. Tomlinson, R-Bucks, Bristol Township Council President Craig Bowen, Bensalem Mayor Joe DiGirolamo, Bucks County Redevelopment Authority representatives Board President Sean Schaefer and Executive Director Jeff Darwak. The Neighborhood Flood Assistance Program is funded by a $1.75 million grant secured by the lawmakers from the Department of the Community and Economic Development and will be administered by BCRDA. The program’s goal is to offer financial support to those who faced significant property loss or damage and were uninsured or underinsured. Assistance will not be given to landlords, businesses, or non-profit organizations. “I’m very glad to have been instrumental in securing this critical state funding for our residents who have been struggling since the July 12 th storm and flash foods destroyed their homes and so upended their lives,” Davis said. “Many have been forced to relocate in the storm’s aftermath. This state money will help our neighbors come home once again to rebuild their homes and their Read more

 

Community update: Storm cleanup resources

(Sep 08, 2021)

Find cleanup resources to help in the aftermath of Ida. Sign up for emergency alerts from the county and learn about upcoming events in our district. Read more

 

Community update: Stay safe during this dangerous storm

(Sep 01, 2021)

Find important emergency contacts, a policy update and information regarding help for homeowners negatively affected by July flooding in this week's community update. Read more

 

Community update: State gerrymandering, vaccine news

(Aug 25, 2021)

Pennsylvania will change the way it counts incarcerated residents following an important vote by the Legislative Reapportionment Commission this week. Learn more in this week's community update. Read more

 

Community update: Free shred event Sept. 25

(Aug 18, 2021)

Remember to register for my free shred event, you can also find testimony from this week's Policy Committee hearing in my latest community update. Read more

 

Community update: Events for job seekers, employers

(Aug 11, 2021)

Find details on next week's job fair and upcoming webinars for employers. My free shred event is also scheduled for Sept. 25. Read more

 

Community update: Grateful for Bucks County first responders, residents

(Aug 04, 2021)

Learn more about financial aid available to those negatively impacted by the July severe weather and flash flooding in this week's community update. Read more

 

State lawmakers announce financial aid available for Bucks residents

(Jul 30, 2021)

“I’m relieved financial aid is available, but I am frustrated and disappointed the federal government could not step forward in a more meaningful way for residents to help rebuild what has been lost or damaged during this devastating storm and flash flood,” Davis said. Read more

 

Bucks County legislators laud major investment in homelessness prevention

(Jul 20, 2021)

“Women who are in vulnerable and dangerous situations can sleep safely because of these hero organizations in Bucks County,” said state Rep. Tina Davis. “These awards are how government can focus on and directly assist people and places in Pennsylvania.” Read more

 

Bucks County elected officials assess flood damages, discuss rebuilding with Gov. Wolf

(Jul 16, 2021)

Governor Tom Wolf visited Bristol and Andalusia in Bucks County to tour communities affected by severe weather and flash flooding. The governor was joined by local officials and legislators to visit damaged homes and speak to residents. “I’m here today in Bucks County to see first-hand the damage caused by the flash flooding this area experienced Monday night, and to hear from the residents affected by it,” said Gov. Wolf. “PEMA and local emergency officials have done a tremendous job of helping residents and now the clean up is underway, but people are still hurting.” On Monday evening, July 12, heavy rains caused localized flash flooding throughout the southern end of Bucks County and parts of Northeast Philadelphia. In Bristol, the group visited a flood-damaged home and spoke with the homeowner. In Andalusia, he toured the Lafayette Gardens condominium, which experienced heavy flood damage. Many homeowners were forced to relocate with the help of the Red Cross. State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, discusses flood damages with residents in Bristol. PEMA and county emergency management officials are still on the ground assessing damage in southeastern Pennsylvania. In order to receive a federal disaster declaration for Individual Assistance, which provides money directly to homeowners and renters, the commonwealth would need to reach certain thresholds for the number of homes that fit into the classification of “major Read more

 

Bucks County Officials join Gov. Wolf to Celebrate $7 Million in COVID Relief Funding to Bucks County Restaurants

(Jul 16, 2021)

Nearly $7 million was awarded to 196 Bucks County businesses, and Bucks County partnered with the Bucks County Economic Development Corporation, Visit Bucks County, and the Bucks County Redevelopment Authority to administer the program. Read more

 

To cut down on crime, give newborns a fair shot

(Jul 13, 2021)

To cut down on crime, give newborns a fair shot Read more

 

New UC System Launches on June 8

(Jul 13, 2021)

New UC System Launches on June 8 Read more

 

Kayden's Law passes PA Senate

(Jul 13, 2021)

Kayden's Law passes PA Senate Read more

 

Bristol Township Awarded State Funding to Improve Traffic Safety

(Jul 13, 2021)

Bristol Township Awarded State Funding to Improve Traffic Safety Read more

 

Davis, Galloway: $686K awarded to modernize Bristol Twp. traffic signals

(Jul 08, 2021)

BRISTOL TOWNSHIP, July 8 – Three grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation were awarded to Bristol Township to improve traffic signals at intersections in need of improvement, state Reps. Tina Davis and John Galloway announced today. The grants – awarded under PennDOT’s Green Light-Go Program – will fund important safety-related upgrades to traffic signaling at these locations and help improve safety in the area. New Rodgers Road at Otter Street: Railroad preemption upgrade modernization, $106,282. New Falls Road: Signal upgrade, modernization upgrades, $331,702. Bristol Township locations: Detection upgrades, $247,544. “Modernizing improvements are thanks to the state reinvesting here in our districts,” said Davis, D-Bucks. “State funding helps offset the local costs in making our streets safer, and the project will save lives.” “Thank you to all the professionals at Bristol Township who helped advocate for this competitive funding,” said Galloway, D-Bucks. “Your hard work and dedication reflects strongly on our community.” The grant is part of a package of more than $15.6 million awarded for signal upgrades in 50 municipalities statewide under the Green Light-Go program. Green Light-Go grants reimburse municipalities for updates to improve traffic signal efficiency and operation. The grants Read more

 

House Democrats: state budget full of missed opportunities

(Jun 25, 2021)

We were able to help some schools but knowing there are billions of surplus dollars going unused that could help workers, businesses and taxpayers means we are far from done working. Read more