Tuesday, November 6, 2012
State Rep. Tina Davis was re-elected in the 141st legislative district.
State Rep. Tina Davis will continue to represent voters in the 141st legistative district. According Bucks County Elections, Davis received about 72.6 percent of the votes, or 17,600 votes. Davis was challenged by Anthony Sposato, a Levittown resident and Neshaminy School Board member. Sposato received 27.4 percent of the votes, or 6,653 votes. The 141st Legislative District encompasses portions of Bristol Township, Middletown Township, Bristol Township School District and Neshaminy School District. Davis, a Bristol Township resident, was first elected in 2010 to serve the 141st Legislative District. Prior to her election, Davis served as a councilwoman in Bristol and worked as a local real estate agent, according to her website. Sposato …
Republican candidate Anthony Sposato is challenging Democrat State Rep. Tina Davis in the 141st State Assembly race.
Voters in the 141st legistative district will have the choice to re-elect Democrat State Rep. Tina Davis or elect Republican candidate Anthony Sposato this Election Day. Sposato, a resident in the Quincy Hollow Section of Levittown, currently sits on the Neshaminy School Board, has authored two books, is working on a third book and owns a commercial cleaning business, according to the Bucks County Republican Committee website. If elected, Sposato would like to focus his efforts on "working with American middle class families to save their homes with property tax reform, address the pension bubble and make educators accountable and put our students first." Davis, a Bristol Township resident, was first elected in 2010 to serve the 141st …
Monday, July 23, 2012
The public forum will be rescheduled for a later date.
Due to the passing of former state Rep. Tony Melio, the property tax town hall meeting scheduled for Tuesday is postponed until further notice. The public forum was set to address education funding and real estate tax reform. Melio, 80, died July 19 in Philadelphia. Davis and her staff are mourning the death of her predecessor. Services for Melio are scheduled for Tuesday. A new date for the town hall is forthcoming.
Friday, July 20, 2012
State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks offers the use of her office to assist food drive campaign.
In the continual fight against hunger, State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, is designating her office to pull double duty as a drop-off location for donations made to the local Salvation Army Food Pantry. Said Davis, "Our local Salvation Army is having trouble keeping its food pantries stocked, so adding my constituent service office as an added drop-off location may make it more convenient for residents to donate what they are able.” Davis added that her office food drive would run through November. Residents can drop off donations to Davis' from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Collected goods will then be delivered by Davis to the Salvation Army Levittown Corps Community Center Food Pantry. Needed items include non-…
Monday, July 16, 2012
The meeting is free and open to the public.
State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, will be hosting a town hall meeting to discuss property tax reform. The meeting will take place 11 a.m. to noon on July 24. It will be held at the Benjamin Franklin Middle School Auditorium, 6403 Mill Creek Road, Levittown. Among the guest speakers will be Rep. Jim Cox, R-Berks, who authored H.B. 1776, the "Property Tax Independence Act." The meeting is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The legislation would prohibit Internet sweepstakes cafes in Pennsylvania.
A bill targeting Internet sweepstakes cafes, co-authored by State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, is currently awaiting approval from the governor of Pennsylvania. The legislation, H.B. 1893, would prohibit Internet sweepstakes cafes altogether in Pennsylvania and make it a misdemeanor offense to own, operate, maintain or have a financial interest in an electronic gaming machine or sweepstakes through the use of a simulated gambling device. According to Davis, under Pennsylvania law, a sweepstakes is considered to be predetermined, not a game of chance, and therefore falls outside of state gambling laws. Pennsylvania’s House unanimously passed the bill late last year, and the state Senate recently amended it, clarifying its language. The House…
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
The objective of the meetings is twofold, to update and to get feedback from voters on activity in Harrisburg.
State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, will be hosting a series of breakfast meetings this summer in Levittown and Croydon. The objective of the meetings is twofold, to update and to get feedback from voters on activity in Harrisburg. Davis said, “It's important to me to provide this opportunity to meet face-to-face with constituents and hear about the real issues that most affect them." Meetings are scheduled for the following dates and locations: · July 11 at George Washington Elementary School, 275 Crabtree Dr., Levittown · July 25 at Maple Shade Elementary School, 2335 Prospect Ave., Croydon · Aug. 15 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, 10 Plumtree Road, Levittown. Interested residents should attend the meeting …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
State Reps. oppose a bill they feel would weaken environmental protection.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
State Reps. Tina Davis, John Galloway and Steve Santarsiero, all D-Bucks, said they voted against a bill this week that would remove the permit requirement for municipalities performing flood clean-up. House Bill 2359 would allow local municipalities and individual landowners to remove flood-related hazards and debris from streams without first obtaining permits from the state Department of Environmental Protection. "My colleagues and I all represent and live in communities along and downstream of flood-prone waterways," Davis said. "This bill is simply irresponsible in removing the oversight of DEP. Under this provision, our communities will be subject to even more damaging flooding as residents remove debris and send flood waters …
Friday, June 8, 2012
State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, said she voted against legislation this week that would essentially legalize loansharking.
State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, said she voted against legislation this week that would essentially legalize loansharking. The House voted 102 to 90. "While sponsors of this bill insist that it protects consumers, the reality is that it opens the floodgates to predatory lenders," Davis said. "The loans authorized under House Bill 2191 are not short-term, quick financial fixes, but instead would allow for an extremely high interest rate that would ultimately force consumers into worse financial disrepair." Sponsors of the bill maintain it would protect consumers. Proponents of the legislation claim they are trying to rein in abusive Internet payday lending, but Davis said this is already illegal in Pennsylvania. Similar laws in other …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
State Rep. Tina Davis and Bristol Township Councilman Tony Tucker host Thursday event.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, will host a voter ID event at the Bristol Township Senior Center. The event takes place at 2501 Bath Road at 6 p.m. Thursday. "The voter ID law has caused a lot of confusion and concern for residents, particularly seniors," Davis said. "This free event will ensure that everyone who wants to vote is properly equipped to come November." Davis is co-hosting the event with Bristol Township Councilman Tony Tucker. Davis and Tucker will speak with residents and answer questions about the new voter ID law and its requirements. Forms needed to acquire proper identification also will be available. In March, Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law the new requirement that every voter present a valid form of photo …