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.
02/14/2019
Lawmakers said Thursday’s action was a start, but more action was needed.
02/14/2019
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The acting director of the Environmental Protection Agency was in Philadelphia on Thursday to announce what’s being billed as the "first-ever, comprehensive national plan" to address contaminants in drinking water, especially around military bases like the Horsham Airbase. Critics say it’s a start, but a lot more needs to be done.
02/12/2019
Background checks for ammunition sales. A lifetime gun ownership ban on anyone convicted of domestic violence. A sales limit of one gun per person per month.
01/09/2019
Across the state in Pittsburgh on Monday, hundreds of pro-gun protesters — many of whom were armed — gathered to loudly oppose bills inspired by a massacre at a synagogue just a few miles away.
12/04/2018
Pennsylvania is developing plans to address PFAS — chemicals found in watersheds outside Philly — while others urge more research.
09/28/2018
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.
08/24/2018
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.
07/31/2018
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.
05/24/2018
When those with extensive experience or expertise address an issue in which they are highly familiar, it behooves us to listen.
05/23/2018
HARRISBURG, Pa. — State lawmakers are considering a bill that would help disarm people who may be a threat to themselves or others.
05/23/2018
Eric Roe doesn’t remember a time before school shootings.
05/23/2018
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.
05/22/2018
NORTH WALES, PA — A Republican state representative's proposed gun legislation is gaining national attention and praise from both sides of the aisle.
02/22/2018
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Pennsylvania lawmaker says he’ll introduce legislation to help families and prosecutors prevent suicides and gun violence.
02/22/2018
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.