HARRISBURG – Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks) has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), the nonprofit student aid organization. As one of eight House appointees to the 20-member PHEAA board, O’Neill will be responsible for helping to oversee how the college grants and loan programs are administered.
CHALFONT – Nearly 160 veterans of the Vietnam War era were honored Nov. 10 at a special ceremony hosted by Sen. Charles McIlhinney (R-Bucks/10th) and Reps. Katharine Watson (R-Bucks/144th) and Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks/29th) at Byers Choice in Chalfont. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the start of the war.
WHAT: Reps. Kathy Watson (R-Bucks/144th) and Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks/29th), together with Sen. Chuck McIlhinney, will hold a Vietnam Veterans’ Commemorative Ceremony to recognize and honor the Vietnam War Era Veterans of the 10th Senatorial District for their service and sacrifice on behalf of the United States. The program is part of the commemoration the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.
WHAT: The House Finance Committee, chaired by Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks), will hold a public hearing on legislation to allow municipalities to receive a share of wage taxes collected from non-residents who work in the city of Philadelphia.
WHAT: The House Finance Committee, chaired by Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks), will hold a public hearing on House Bill 2213, which would increase funding for the Neighborhood Assistance Tax Credit Program (NAP).
HARRISBURG – Following the adoption of a new formula for funding basic education in Pennsylvania, Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks) today introduced legislation to ensure a fair funding formula for special education is cemented in law.
HARRISBURG—A resolution sponsored by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) and co-sponsored by Reps. Kathy Watson (R-Bucks) and Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks) has passed the House of Representatives urging the federal government to take all necessary action to address ongoing water and health concerns in Horsham, Warminster and Warrington townships.
HARRISBURG—Reps. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) and Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks) today called on the U.S. Department of the Navy to fund an independent health risk assessment study to determine if there are health risks stemming from past water contamination in Horsham and Warminster.
HARRISBURG — Legislation, initiated and spearheaded by Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks), which addresses the reimbursement needs of emergency medical services (EMS), was signed into law Sunday, Dec. 20 by the governor.
HARRISBURG— The state House of Representatives voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of a bill, authored by Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks), which addresses the reimbursement needs of our emergency medical services (EMS).
HARRISBURG — The House of Representatives today voted to approve legislation, authored by Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks), which would address the substitute teacher shortage currently facing many school districts across the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – The House Education Committee today voted in favor of legislation, authored by Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks), which would offer a practical solution to Pennsylvania schools facing a substitute teacher shortage, while protecting the employment of certified teachers.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks) is reminding Pennsylvania veterans who served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations, including Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, to apply for the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans’ Bonus.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks) has been appointed chairman of the Pennsylvania House Finance Committee by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) for the 2015-16 legislative session.
WHAT: Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks) will hold a dedication ceremony to unveil road signs designating a portion of State Route 263, as the Officer Bradley M. Fox Memorial Highway in honor of a Plymouth Township Police Officer who lost his life in the line of duty in 2012. O’Neill authored legislation to name the local highway in Fox’s honor, which was signed into law in July. The event will include ceremonial tributes from Fox’s family, law enforcement colleagues, community members and outside organizations.