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12/11/2017
WHAT: The House Finance Committee, chaired by Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks), will hold a public hearing on enhanced revenue collection practices by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue. In addition, Reps. Pam Snyder and David Zimmerman will have an opportunity to speak to their respective legislation in the context of the broader Department of Revenue (DOR) enhanced collection practices. The legislation is as follows:
10/18/2017
HARRISBURG – Legislation to enact a severance tax on natural gas production in the Commonwealth cleared its first hurdle today passing the House Finance Committee by a bipartisan vote of 16-9, announced Finance Chairman Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks).
10/06/2017
HARRISBURG – A group of southeastern Pennsylvania lawmakers is saying enough is enough when it comes to the ongoing budget stalemate.
10/03/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks) today announced the introduction of a two-bill package to expand protections for homebuyers and better hold homebuilders accountable for construction defects.
09/27/2017
WARMINSTER – Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks) is inviting seniors of the 29th Legislative District and their families to attend a Senior Expo on Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Nativity of Our Lord Community Center, located at 585 W. Street Road, Warminster.
07/26/2017
WARMINSTER — Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks) invites seniors of the 29th District who wish to sign up for SEPTA’s Senior ID Key Card program to his upcoming Key Card event on Thursday, Aug. 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Middle Bucks Institute of Technology, located at 2740 York Road, Jamison.
07/06/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks) today reintroduced legislation in the House of Representatives to apply the same statewide funding formula used to drive out funding to special education programs in Pennsylvania public school districts to charter schools, regional charter schools and cyber charter schools.
06/28/2017
HARRISBURG – In response to ongoing water contamination issues in Bucks County communities, Reps. Bernie O’Neill (R-Warminster) and Katharine Watson (R-Warrington) today introduced legislation to help expedite state and federal assistance to municipalities with contaminated drinking water supplies.
01/12/2017
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.
11/15/2016
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.
11/09/2016
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.
10/04/2016
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.
08/24/2016
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).
06/27/2016
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.
06/08/2016
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.