Warren takes oath of office for state House, 207th legislative session

(Jan 05, 2023)

HARRISBURG, Jan. 4 – State Rep. Perry Warren, D-Bucks, took the oath of office Tuesday in the Capitol to begin his fourth two-year term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Court of Common Pleas Judge John McNally administered the oath of office. This year marks Pennsylvania’s 207 th legislative session. “I am excited for all the opportunities in this new session,” Warren said. “I look forward to advancing legislation that will improve the quality of life in our communities, including our schools, our economy and our environment.” Warren added that his district office can help with a variety of state-related services, including birth and death certificates, SEPTA senior passes, disability plates and placards, unemployment compensation issues and Property Tax/Rent Rebate assistance, in addition to being a guide on navigating state government issues. Residents are welcome to call, email or visit his district office at 509 Floral Vale Blvd. in Lower Makefield. The office is open weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will have an Open House from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 5. In addition to Lower Makefield Township, Warren represents Newtown Borough, Newtown Township, Upper Makefield Township and Yardley Borough. Residents can call his office at (215) 493-5420 or email RepWarren@pahouse.net . Read more

 

Warren invites 31st Legislative District residents to Open House Jan. 5

(Dec 28, 2022)

YARDLEY, Dec. 28 – State Rep. Perry Warren will hold an Open House from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5 at his new district office, located at 509 Floral Vale Blvd. Residents of the new 31 st Legislative District are invited to meet him and staff, as well as take care of any state government related business they might have. “With the 2022 legislative redistricting, we welcome the residents of Upper Makefield Township to the 31st District,” said Warren, D-Bucks. “Upper Makefield joins Lower Makefield Township, Newtown Borough, Newtown Township and Yardley Borough to make up one of the most active, creative and vibrant districts in Pennsylvania.” The office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. Warren’s office can help with: SEPTA Senior Key Card applications (for those 65+). PennDOT problems or questions — including disability license plates and placards. Obtaining birth or death certificates. Voter registration forms and absentee ballot applications. Property Tax/Rent Rebate forms (for qualified seniors). PACE (pharmaceutical assistance for qualified senior citizens). Information regarding PHEAA (PA Higher Education Assistance Agency). Information on PA’s 529 College Savings Plans. CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program). Requests for state informational materials. Questions or problems with any state agency. Tours of the Read more

 

Bucks County lawmakers announce $5.8 Million in grants through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

(Dec 15, 2022)

Community safety is a legislative priority. These state grants to local governments and local and countywide organizations are investments in the present and future safety and security of our communities. Read more

 

Fall 2022 Newsletter

(Nov 22, 2022)

As Fall rolls into Winter there will be a flurry of outdoor activities, with our annual holiday parades, tree lightings, Delaware River crossings and other holiday observances. The Fall has been full of events, including Veterans Day parades and ceremonies, street fairs and Halloween and harvest celebrations. As your state representative, it is a pleasure to attend and participate in these wonderful events, to meet friends and neighbors and to share in the life of our communities. Read more

 

2022 Summer Newsletter

(Sep 12, 2022)

Check out my 2022 Summer Newsletter for all of the latest news on what's happening at home and at the state Capitol! Read more

 

Warren: Upwards of $300K awarded to Lower Makefield Township for traffic signal upgrades

(Jul 18, 2022)

HARRISBURG, July 18 – State Rep. Perry Warren, D-Bucks, recently announced that Lower Makefield Township has been awarded more than $300,000 in state funding to help improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety. Warren said the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s “Green Light-Go” program will fund a total of $305,320 for upgrades to the traffic signal at Pine Grove Road and Big Oak Road. “It was less than two years ago that we came together and pushed to get Big Oak Road paved due to poor conditions,” Warren said. “Now, we have a large investment from the state Department of Transportation that will enhance safety features for our motorists on the very same route. As a member of the House Transportation Committee, I will continue to advocate for beautification and safety projects of this nature in our community, especially when it means safer transportation routes for residents.” Green Light-Go grants are provided as reimbursement?s to municipalities for updates to improve the efficiency and operation of existing traffic signals. Grant funding through the Green Light-Go program may be utilized for a range of operational improvements including, but not limited to?, LED technology installation, traffic signal retiming, developing special event plans and monitoring traffic signals, as well as upgrading traffic signals to the latest technologies. Read more

 

Warren moves House to vote on universal background checks

(Jun 22, 2022)

“This is a gun safety policy with tremendous support in Pennsylvania that has for years been stalled in the House Judiciary Committee,” Warren said. “This simple safety measure -- a background check on all firearm purchases -- respects the United States and Pennsylvania constitutions while protecting the lives of Pennsylvanians from gun violence.” Read more

 

Galloway, Warren announce $404,613 in grants for keeping Bucks County safe

(Jun 08, 2022)

HARRISBURG, June 8 – Pennsbury School District is receiving $150,000 to provide tiered mental health and behavioral support to its students, staff and families, and Bucks County NOVA will receive $254,613 to teach second graders about appropriate relationships, state Reps. John Galloway and Perry Warren announced today. The state grants, which were announced by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, will improve mental health outcomes for children and adults affected by violence in Bucks County, the lawmakers said. “We all know that the pandemic took a toll on our students as the enforced isolation impacted many kids’ mental health negatively, with an increase in depression and other mental health issues reported,” Galloway said. “Thanks to this state grant funding, the Pennsbury School District will be able to advance their mental health services and outreach for students, helping them to develop resiliency and recover from the impact of COVID.” “Congratulations to the recipients for their hard-earned awards,” Warren said. “This specialized work performed through NOVA and at Pennsbury School District reflects on the dedication that our community has for its children – and adults – affected by violence and crime. This is certainly funding that you wish you didn’t have to create, but it is the most critical work that it supports.” The PCCD, in Read more

 

Senator Santarsiero, Representative Warren Announces $873,000 for Newtown Township to Improve Sidewalks in Business Commons

(Apr 21, 2022)

"This project will improve pedestrian safety and expand connectivity in and between our communities. It will close existing trail and sidewalk gaps and will help residents and visitors experience all Newtown has to offer," said Rep. Warren. Read more

 

Reps. Davis, Warren urge passage of Kayden’s Law

(Mar 16, 2022)

“By its action, the U.S. Congress both recognized the critical need to reform child custody law and provided funding to support reform,” said Warren. “Kayden’s Law would protect children and ensure that the best interest of the child is the top priority in custody proceedings. This funding would help Pennsylvania courts implement Kayden’s Law and protect Pennsylvania children.” Read more

 

2022 Fishing Summary and Boating Handbook

(Feb 02, 2022)

Find the online version of the 2022 Fishing Summary/Boating Handbook by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission here. Read more

 

Bucks lawmakers announce passage of bill to support health care workers

(Jan 26, 2022)

“The past two years have been a challenge for everyone, and perhaps most of all for our health care workers,” Warren said. “Yet, whether in hospitals, or in public or private health care settings, our dedicated health care workers have come to work every day, caring for the sick, preserving health and saving lives. This bill recognizes their commitment and will help Pennsylvania health care providers retain and recruit essential frontline workers." Read more

 

Winter Newsletter 2021-2022

(Jan 14, 2022)

Resources and reviewing 2021 Read more

 

Welcome newsletter for new residents

(Jan 11, 2022)

Welcome newsletter for new residents. Read more

 

Warren celebrates passage of parks volunteer protections bill

(Dec 15, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Dec. 15 – A bipartisan bill co-authored by state Rep. Perry Warren that would extend limited liability protections to land conservation volunteers has been unanimously passed by the House of Representatives. House Bill 1694 would amend the Recreational Use of Land and Water Act to give volunteers providing services to care for, enhance, preserve or maintain recreational spaces the same protections in lawsuits as the owners of that land. “Nonprofit volunteer organizations do great work in helping with the conservation and restoration of our shared green spaces,” said Warren, D-Bucks. “Extending liability protections to these groups would help them focus on the important work they do in keeping Pennsylvania beautiful.” Warren said two state parks in his district – Delaware Canal State Park and Tyler State Park – inspired him to act in protecting the organizations and individuals providing free services to upkeep the land. House Bill 1694 now moves to the state Senate for a vote. Read more

 

Warren, Santarsiero announce grants for substance abuse, mental health, police training resources in Bucks County

(Dec 09, 2021)

HARRISBURG, Dec. 8 – State Rep. Perry Warren and State Sen. Steve Santarsiero announced that the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency awarded grants to Bucks County and the Lower Makefield Township Police Department, totaling more than $300,000. PCCD allocated funds to the following: $150,000 – Bucks County Corrections Sharing Treatment and Recovery Together Program. $150,000 – Bucks County Co-Responder Expansion. $36,000 – Lower Makefield Township Police Department Training. Warren and Santarsiero, both D-Bucks, said the Bucks County START program will be developed using the awarded grant, creating a system of using cognitive behavioral treatment methods to supplement medication assisted treatments for inmates. The program aims to provide a therapeutic environment for treatment as well as give trainings to staff and those participating in the program. Bucks County’s Co-Responder program was awarded funds to add one co-responder position to provide a mental health and substance abuse disorder expert to be headquartered in a police department and respond to individuals experiencing a crisis. “So many people entering the criminal justice system or coming into contact with law enforcement find themselves battling substance abuse or mental health crises,” said Warren. “These Read more

 

Bucks County lawmakers announce $25,000 grant to help young people

(Dec 01, 2021)

“Reaching young people in a way that resonates with them is vital in helping them realize their potential,” said Warren. “This funding for the Youth Ambassador Program ensures FNO will be able to continue their great work in violence prevention and providing young people with the tools they need to grow and be successful members of their communities.” Read more

 

Now open for applications: Substance use disorder treatment provider and veteran employment funding opportunities

(Nov 29, 2021)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs: Substance Use Disorder Provider Stabilization (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who Can Apply : Substance use disorder treatment providers. Use : Stabilization payments to substance use disorder treatment providers to assist with pandemic-related expenses. Funds : Up to $10 million will be awarded statewide. Application Deadline : December 8 More Information : Click on https://www.ddap.pa.gov/DDAPFunding/Pages/Funding-Opportunities.aspx . Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry: Veterans Employment Program (Funding Source s : General Fund & Reemployment Fund) Who Can Apply : Local workforce development boards, non-profit and non-governmental entities, community-based organizations, education and post-secondary organizations, labor organizations, business associations, and economic development entities. There is a special emphasis on the following counties with the highest veteran unemployment rates: Beaver, Delaware, Fayette, Lackawanna, Clearfield, and Lycoming counties. Use : To implement a veterans employment program. Funds : Up to $200,000 each. $800,000 will be awarded statewide. Application Deadline : December 30 More Information : Click on Read more

 

Warren, Santarsiero announce more than $600,000 in state investments for Newtown, Yardley boroughs

(Nov 19, 2021)

BUCKS COUNTY, Nov. 19 – State Rep. Perry Warren, D-Bucks, and State Sen. Steve Santarsiero, D-Bucks, announced today that Newtown and Yardley boroughs have been awarded $75,000 and $573,689, respectively, for improvement projects. The project in Newtown to stabilize the banks of “Old Skunky”, a Newtown Creek tributary, will include regrading 220 feet of bank and planting native trees, shrubs and grasses. It is projected to take two years to complete. “I served on Newtown Borough Council for seven years. Maintaining water quality, sediment from Old Skunky and MS-4 funding and compliance are and were continual challenges,” said Rep. Warren. “Borough Council leaders pursued, and Newtown Borough was awarded, this Watershed Restoration Grant for Old Skunky Streambank Restoration. The project will enhance water quality, reduce erosion and save Newtown Borough residents money.” “Restoring the banks of Old Skunky is critical to keeping the Newtown Creek vibrant and healthy, which is why I was eager to secure these funds for Newtown Borough,” said Sen. Santarsiero. “The Newtown Creek restoration project, including the use of native plants, will provide environmental benefits to the area around the waterway.” Act 13 of 2012 established the Marcellus Legacy Fund and allocates funds to the Commonwealth Financing Authority for watershed Read more

 

Now open for applications: Substance abuse, arts, and career/technical training funding opportunities

(Nov 17, 2021)

STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs: Substance Use Disorder Drop-In Centers (Funding Source: Federal Funding) Who Can Apply : Existing drop-in centers in Allegheny, Philadelphia, Bucks, Delaware, and Montgomery counties. Single County Authorities (SCAs) are not eligible to apply, nor are DDAP-licensed treatment providers. Use : To expand drop-in center services for individuals with substance use disorder (SUD) in areas of the commonwealth experiencing high overdose deaths. Funds : Approximately two to three grants up to $650,000 each will be awarded. Application Deadline : December 13 More Information : Click on https://www.ddap.pa.gov/DDAPFunding/Pages/Funding-Opportunities.aspx . Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Pennsylvania Academic and Career/Technical Training (PACTT) Grants (Funding Source: General Fund) Who Can Apply : Residential facilities, community-based, and/or juvenile probation office providers that are PACTT Affiliates primarily serving adjudicated delinquent youth. Use : To advance academic and career/technical training among adjudicated youth receiving services while in residential facilities, from community-based providers, and through juvenile probation departments. Funds : Up to $75,000. Application Deadline : December 22 More Information Read more

 

Warren takes oath of office for state House, 207th legislative session
Jan 05, 2023

Warren invites 31st Legislative District residents to Open House Jan. 5
Dec 28, 2022

Bucks County lawmakers announce $5.8 Million in grants through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
Dec 15, 2022

Fall 2022 Newsletter
Nov 22, 2022

2022 Summer Newsletter
Sep 12, 2022

Warren: Upwards of $300K awarded to Lower Makefield Township for traffic signal upgrades
Jul 18, 2022

Warren moves House to vote on universal background checks
Jun 22, 2022

Galloway, Warren announce $404,613 in grants for keeping Bucks County safe
Jun 08, 2022

Senator Santarsiero, Representative Warren Announces $873,000 for Newtown Township to Improve Sidewalks in Business Commons
Apr 21, 2022

Reps. Davis, Warren urge passage of Kayden’s Law
Mar 16, 2022

2022 Fishing Summary and Boating Handbook
Feb 02, 2022

Bucks lawmakers announce passage of bill to support health care workers
Jan 26, 2022

Winter Newsletter 2021-2022
Jan 14, 2022

Welcome newsletter for new residents
Jan 11, 2022

Warren celebrates passage of parks volunteer protections bill
Dec 15, 2021

Warren, Santarsiero announce grants for substance abuse, mental health, police training resources in Bucks County
Dec 09, 2021

Bucks County lawmakers announce $25,000 grant to help young people
Dec 01, 2021

Now open for applications: Substance use disorder treatment provider and veteran employment funding opportunities
Nov 29, 2021

Warren, Santarsiero announce more than $600,000 in state investments for Newtown, Yardley boroughs
Nov 19, 2021

Now open for applications: Substance abuse, arts, and career/technical training funding opportunities
Nov 17, 2021