Mehaffie to Recognize World Down Syndrome Day

Mar. 18, 2022 /

WHAT: Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) will present a citation recognizing World Down Syndrome Day and the work of 3.21 For Life, an organization created by Dauphin County families with personal connections to the condition.

House Passes Mehaffie’s Better Access to Treatment Act

Feb. 07, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – In support of adults and children with medical conditions like autism, the House of Representatives today passed Rep. Tom Mehaffie’s House Bill 19 to create professional licensure for those practicing applied behavior analysis.

Committee Lends Support to Mehaffie’s Better Access to Treatment Act

Jan. 24, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – The House Professional Licensure Committee today unanimously agreed to send House Bill 19 to the full House for its consideration, setting up the possibility of legislative approval of a measure that would allow applied behavior analysts to seek professional licensure in Pennsylvania.

Mehaffie, Tomlinson, Nurses to Promote Patient Safety Act

Jan. 24, 2022 /

WHAT: Reps. Tom Mehaffie (R-Mehaffie) and K.C. Tomlinson (R-Bucks) as well as nurses from SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania will share updates on House Bill 106, the Patient Safety Act. The bill would establish safe patient limits for each individual nurse providing care.

Mehaffie, Policy Committee Hear from Exasperated Nurses

Dec. 02, 2021 /

HERSHEY – Hospitals are at or over capacity, nurses are exhausted and the staffers who haven’t already left are considering doing so, according to nurses and other health care professionals who testified before the House Majority Policy Committee today.

Mehaffie, House Majority Policy Committee to Explore Topic of Nursing Shortages

Nov. 26, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Tom Mehaffie will host the House Majority Policy Committee led by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) for a hearing on the workforce crisis in the nursing industry. Information will be presented about nurse staffing standards, the impacts of nurse shortages on patient care and the struggles involved with maintaining a skilled workforce.

Grant Awarded to Improve Traffic Flow in Derry Township, Mehaffie, DiSanto Say

Nov. 19, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – A $750,000 grant awarded today by the Commonwealth Financing Authority will be used to create a left-turn lane on Fishburn Road, relocate its intersection with Sand Hill Road and add a traffic signal, according to Rep. Tom Mehaffie (R-Dauphin) and Sen. John DiSanto (R-Dauphin/Perry).