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.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Middletown) released the following statement on the ruling of the Public Utility Commission Administrative Law Judge Elizabeth Barnes in the case if Flynn et al vs. Sunoco Pipeline L.P.:
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has awarded a $250,000 Local Law Enforcement Grant to the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office, Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Middletown) announced today.
HARRISBURG - Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Middletown) announced today that four grants totaling $711,000 have been awarded for recreation and stormwater management projects in Newtown and Middletown townships. The grants were approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).
MEDIA – Ellis Preserve, a 218-acre community at the intersection of PA Route 3 (West Chester Pike) and PA Route 252 (Newtown Street Road) in Newtown Township, Delaware County, has been awarded a $2.25 million grant from the state’s Multimodal Transportation Fund, Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Middletown) announced today.
MEDIA - Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) will host a paper shredding and medication collection event for residents of the 168th Legislative District this Saturday, April 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Penn State Brandywine, located at 25 Yearsley Mill Road in Middletown Township.
HARRISBURG – In advance of World Epilepsy Awareness day this Friday, the House of Representatives today unanimously approved legislation authored by Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) that would promote the training of school personnel in seizure recognition and response. Quinn wrote the legislation after being contacted by a constituent whose grandson, 6-year old Dominic Rosini of West Whiteland, is fighting a rare form of epilepsy.
Exactly how Pennsylvania determines the number of COVID-19 doses to send to each of its 67 counties remains an inscrutable mystery.
HARRISBURG-- The Southeast Pennsylvania Republican House and Senate delegation on March 12 applauded the Pennsylvania Health Department for taking steps to bring more vaccines to Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware and Chester counties by setting up new vaccination sites through their county governments or local health departments, and streamlining the appointment system.
HARRISBURG—The Republican Southeast House delegation today demanded the administration give the responsibility and authority for allocating and distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to the Pennsylvania National Guard.
HARRISBURG – The Education Committee of the House of Representatives today approved legislation authored by Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) that would promote the training of school personnel in seizure recognition and response. Quinn wrote the legislation after being contacted by a constituent whose grandson, 6-year old Dominic Rosini of West Whiteland, is fighting a rare form of epilepsy.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) issued the following statement on Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed 2021-22 Fiscal Year budget:
HARRISBURG - Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) released the following statement on House passage of House Bill 55:
HARRISBURG - Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) took the oath of office for another term representing the 168th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives yesterday. The veteran lawmaker was elected to his third full term in November.
MEDIA – Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) announced on Monday that the state has recently
awarded $1.5 million for Delaware County emergency services.
HARRISBURG –Rep. Chris Quinn’s (R-Delaware) bill that would require pipeline companies carrying natural gas liquids through highly populated areas provide emergency response plans to local emergency management providers passed unanimously in the Senate on Thursday and now awaits Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature to become law.
MIDDLETOWN – State Rep. Chris Quinn and state Sen. Tom Killion applauded the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for awarding more than $1.3 million to both Middletown Township and Delaware County for the preservation of open space.
MEDIA –Rep. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) applauded Gov. Tom Wolf’s reversal in policy concerning youth athletics following a House vote.