Briggs sworn in for seventh term representing 149th District

HARRISBURG, Jan. 5 – State Rep. Tim Briggs was sworn in today at the state Capitol to begin his seventh term representing the 149th District in Montgomery County.

“It’s an honor to continue to represent the 149th District, and I’m eager to dig back in for another legislative session working on issues that matter to members of my community,” said Briggs, D-Montgomery. “The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated many problems that we needed to address even before the health crisis began – the need for affordable quality health care, equitable education funding, and an economy that works for everyone. It’s also critical that we address the impacts of the pandemic and get help to the frontline workers, small businesses, and others who have been hit the hardest.”

Briggs has been reappointed to serve as Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, which reviews all legislation relating to aspects of the civil and criminal court systems, law enforcement and corrections.

Briggs continues to prioritize constituent service. His staff has worked remotely during the pandemic, available by phone and email, and helped many residents with unemployment compensation and other pandemic-related issues. His office remains available by phone at 610-768-3135 or email at

“My staff and I can help navigate a number of state-related issues, and it’s my goal to remain accessible to residents of my district,” Briggs said. “I also encourage community members to reach out to share their thoughts on issues, because their feedback is vital to helping me best represent them in Harrisburg.”

Residents of the 149th can visit for more information on services provided by his office or to sign up to receive occasional emails containing informative updates.