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PA Lawmakers Vote to Toughen Pension Forfeitures: Next Stop the Gov

March 20, 2019

Harrisburg, PA —  The PA State Senate voted earlier today to pass the “Public Employee Pension Forfeiture Act.”  The bill amends current law making it harder for government employees and officials to hang on to their government pensions, should they be convicted of a crime related to their job.

The bill passed 44-0 with 3 abstentions.  Governor Wolf has ...

Planning Commission Seeks Projects For Nominations Based on Design, Stewardship And Site

Norristown, PA — The Montgomery County Planning Commission is looking towards the public to submit nominations for Projects and the people behind those projects representing the best in site design, environmental stewardship, and planning advocacy in Montgomery County. Nominations for the 2019 Montgomery Awards must be received by May 10, 2019

“We are looking forward to recognizing ...

State Senators Leach and Street Pen Bill to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana

Leach and Street Bill seeks to legalize cannabis for adult use in Pennsylvania and their proposed model emphasizes minority ownership and criminal justice reform

 

Harrisburg, PA – Embattled State Senator Daylin Leach and his colleague State Senator Sharif Street announced Monday, March 18 new legislation that would end Pennsylvania’s prohibition of cannabis and ultimately ...

Montco Dems to Leach: Resign

Harrisburg, PA —  Democratic Party leaders in Montgomery County have called on PA State Senator Dailyn Leach to resign from office, according to a March 14 letter signed by 38 people.

"Over the past fifteen months your reactions and behaviors to your set of circumstances has created a divisiveness that threatens Party harmony and undermines our cause at a time when we need to ...

Tax Time Guide: IRS urges taxpayers to check their tax withholding early in 2019; Paycheck Checkup can avoid problems next year

WASHINGTON, DC – The Internal Revenue Service today renewed its effort to encourage taxpayers to review their tax withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator and make any needed adjustments early in 2019.

Doing a Paycheck Checkup can help you avoid having too little or too much tax withheld from your paycheck. The IRS reminds taxpayers that they can generally control the size ...

Free Local Shredding Event Helps Against Identity Theft

Narberth, Lower Merion Township, PA — Saturday April 13,from 9-11 AM, rain or shine you can bring your old paper records, confidential documents and files to 925 Montgomery Avenue (behind the Dist Court Building) for a free shredding event sponsored by State Representative DeLissio.

"Safe disposal of documents with personal information is one of the best defenses against identity ...

Lower Merion Township Is Looking for Your Help Finding Potholes

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — According to Lower Merion Township officials area roadways are becoming ragged and pocked with potholes as winter grinds to a close.”  The township is looking for help finding the gouges, cracks, and hollows that end up damaging care tires and steering alignments on our cars.

 

To report a pothole in Lower Merion Township just call ...

Local Democratic Committee Announces Candidates and Endorsements

Wynnewood, Lower Merion Township, PA — The Democratic Committee of Lower Merion and Narberth met and selected their endorsed slate for the up coming elections. 

"I was delighted that 82 Committee People (of a possible 87) turned out for this important meeting, stated Jonathan Shapiro, Chair of the DCLMN.

The meeting was held on March 5th and today following ...

Narberth Avenue Bridge To Close to Vehicles

 

Narberth, PA — The Borough of Narberth Will be closing the Narberth Avenue bridge to all vehicle traffic starting March 8, 2019.  Pedestrians will still be able to cross the bridge by using the traffic lane. The sidewalks will be closed.

 

“PennDOT and Amtrak perform tests every six months for the bridges structural integrity and the ratings of the last ...

TAPinto Announces 2019 Election Policies

Wynnewood, PA — Today TAPinto Lower Merion & Narberth announced its publishing policies for the upcoming election.  

 

 

Candidate Statements:  Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos).  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.

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