Stephens in the News

It is an honor to work for you and the residents of our district and I take great pride in representing you in Harrisburg. I am aware of the challenges that face our state and I am dedicated to facing those challenges so that together, we can make our communities the best that they can be. As a
way for you to keep up with the work that is happening on your behalf, check the stories listed
below, and as always, feel free to contact me for more information about any state-related matter.
Pennsylvania is developing plans to address PFAS — chemicals found in watersheds outside Philly — while others urge more research.
Plans for a Korean War Memorial and Peace Park have gotten a big boost, thanks to a state grant announced by several local lawmakers Thursday.
HORSHAM, Pa. (WPVI) -- Parents in the Upper Dublin School District are being asked to send their children to school with bottled water, and one state representative is calling for school officials to do more.
The Horsham dog park hosted an anniversary party for Libre’s Law, an animal cruelty bill passed last year that strengthens the state’s animal abuse laws.
When those with extensive experience or expertise address an issue in which they are highly familiar, it behooves us to listen.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — State lawmakers are considering a bill that would help disarm people who may be a threat to themselves or others.
Eric Roe doesn’t remember a time before school shootings.
HARRISBURG — With another mass school shooting spurring them, lawmakers engaged in a spate of activity Tuesday aimed at making schools safer from threats of violence.
NORTH WALES, PA — A Republican state representative's proposed gun legislation is gaining national attention and praise from both sides of the aisle.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Pennsylvania lawmaker says he’ll introduce legislation to help families and prosecutors prevent suicides and gun violence.
Following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Pennsylvania lawmakers are introducing legislation aimed at preventing a similar tragedy from happening in the Commonwealth. In 2006, Pennsylvania was the site of one of the most notorious school shootings in American history when an armed kidnapper took hostage, and then killed, a number of girls in a one-room Amish school in Nickel Mines, Lancaster County.
The proposed legislation addresses a loophole in the current child protective service law that doesn’t require some people to report suspected child abuse or neglect they witness to the state. But some child advocates worry expanding the legal mandate could lead to more erroneous reports.
HARRISBURG — Fritz Walker got involved in lobbying for gun control in Pennsylvania after the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012.
State Representative Todd Stephens of Montgomery County and Kristen Tullo, PA state director of the Humane Society of the United States, talk about Pennsylvania’s new comprehensive animal abuse law.
The Women’s Center of Montgomery County, local elected officials and community members joined together on Sunday in a run to remember the life of Ellen Gregory Robb, a local victim of domestic violence.