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.
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (ABC7) — New developments in an exclusive 7 On Your Side investigation into the disturbing video at a dairy farm in Pennsylvania that supplied milk to Nestle.
The state House of Representatives on Wednesday completed work on its response to the four recommendations made by last year’s grand jury report on child sexual abuse by clergy in Catholic dioceses.
Lawmakers said Thursday’s action was a start, but more action was needed.
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.
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.
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.
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.