MEDIA, PA – Legislation named in memory of DUI homicide victim Deana DeRosa Eckman of Delaware County has been signed into law, said the author of the bill, Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware). Quinn was joined by DeRosa’s parents, Rich and Roseann DeRosa, and Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer to announce the enactment of the legislation.
New law named in memory of
DUI homicide victim Deana DeRosa Eckman
HARRISBURG – Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) released the following statement on the 2022-23 state budget passed yesterday:
HARRISBURG, PA – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) extending Good Samaritan protections for the use of new opioid overdose reversal drugs in advance of their anticipated approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
MEDIA, PA – The Middletown Free Library has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) said Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware), who secured the funding.
MEDIA, PA – More than $62,000 in equipment grants have been awarded to local schools by the Office of Safe Schools in the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) announced today. The grants were awarded to Garrett's Way Child Care and Learning Center, Saint Thomas the Apostle School, and Strafford Friends School.
HARRISBURG—Reps. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) and Craig Williams (R-Chester and Delaware) joined their colleagues to support a bi-partisan initiative appropriating $225 million in federal pandemic relief funds to support health care workers and facilities for the recruitment and retention of caregivers.
HARRISBURG, PA – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) that would modernize the Commonwealth’s 36 year-old Acupuncture Licensing Act.
HARRISBURG, PA – On the heels of our region’s first measurable snowfall of the season, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation to reestablish basic fairness in snow removal contracting. House Bill 1665 would nullify certain indemnity clauses in snow removal contracts, said the legislation’s sponsor, Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware).
MEDIA – Children with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and related behavioral health challenges, along with Media Borough are the beneficiaries of two just-awarded grants totaling $1.5 million, said Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware), who helped secured the funding. The grants were awarded from the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).
HARRISBURG, PA – Legislation named in memory of DUI homicide victim Deana Eckman of Delaware County passed the House of Representatives today with a broad, bi-partisan majority, said Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware), the author of the bill.
HARRISBURG, PA – Legislation named for a Chester County boy with epilepsy and which will promote seizure recognition and first-aid training for teachers is headed to the governor, according to the sponsor of the bill, Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) issued the following statement regarding the filing of criminal charges against Energy Transfer Partners in relation to the Mariner East Pipeline:
MEDIA, PA – After a pandemic-related hiatus, Rep. Chris Quinn’s (R-Delaware) Senior Expo returns next Thursday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Penn State Brandywine, 25 Yearsley Mill Road in Media.
HARRISBURG- Republican House members from Southeastern Pennsylvania crafted and passed a historic measure to extend the governor’s emergency order, permitting additional relief to areas affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. This was the first time an emergency order from the governor was extended by the state Legislature.
DOYLESTOWN - Reps. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) and Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) announced the introduction of a legislative package to better protect children in the Pennsylvania child welfare system. The bills are crafted in honor of Grace Packer, a 14-year-old girl who was murdered in Bucks County by her adoptive mother and her adoptive mother’s boyfriend in 2016.
WHAT: Reps. Craig Staats (R-Bucks) and Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) will be joined by Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub in unveiling a legislative package to better protect children in the Pennsylvania foster care and adoption system. The bills are crafted in honor of Grace Packer, who was murdered by her adoptive mother and her adoptive mother’s boyfriend in 2016.
WHAT: The Consumer Affairs Committee will be hosting a public hearing to discuss solar energy and its impacts in Pennsylvania from an economic, business and community perspective.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) that would revamp driver education conducted outside of public schools was the subject of a House Transportation Committee hearing today. House Bill 1244 would repeal the 69-year-old Private Driver Education or Training School Act from 1952 and task PennDOT with developing a new curriculum and to license private driver educational schools under the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code.
HARRISBURG - Noting Pennsylvania is one of just nine states that does not permit the participation of anyone other than registered Republicans and Democrats in its primary elections, Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) introduced legislation opening the state’s primaries to the almost 900,000 independent and non-partisan voters.