Office Locations 

District Address
2424 Bristol Road
Neshaminy Valley Commons
Bensalem, PA 19020
Telephone: (215) 750-1017
Fax: (215) 750-1295

Capitol Address
49 East Wing
PO Box 202018
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2018
Telephone: (717) 783-7319
Fax: (717) 772-2414

My Audio Updates
Here you will find audio clips about important events that have taken place during the current and past Legislative Sessions.
DiGirolamo Calls for Maintaining and Strengthening the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Rather Than Merging It into a Larger Agency - 1/31/2017
In an effort to ensure more people can be helped to overcome addiction in the most cost effective manner, Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) has announced a proposal to maintain and strengthen Pennsylvania’s cabinet-level Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs. Rep. DiGirolamo, chairman of the House Human Services Committee, spoke Tuesday at capitol press conference and said the mission of this department is too important to allow the merging of all state drug and alcohol programs into the state Department of Health, as recently proposed by the Wolf administration.
Rep. DiGirolamo Comments on Ongoing Efforts to Combat Opioid Addiction - 6/23/2016
Legislative efforts to combat the Commonwealth’s growing problem with heroin and opioid addiction was the topic of discussion at a press conference held in the State Capitol on Thursday. House Leaders, joined by the Governor and other lawmakers, announced the completion of the recommendations set forth by the Task Force and Advisory Committee on Opioid Prescription Drug Proliferation, and outlined plans to move the issue forward by initiating a special legislative session to tackle the problems associated with prescription drug abuse.
Rep. DiGirolamo Unveils Natural Gas Drilling Tax Plan - 2/4/2015
A bipartisan team of lawmakers announced a legislative proposal to impose a 3.2 percent drilling tax on production from gas wells drilled within Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale formation Wednesday in Harrisburg. Prime sponsor Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) said the proposed tax is similar to those levied by other states and would distribute the proceeds to statewide initiatives designed to benefit the citizens of the Commonwealth.
DiGirolamo Hails Passage of Bill to Add Prescription Access to Anti-Overdose Medication for Families and First Responders - 9/25/2014
Legislation that would provide legal protection to those who report a drug overdose and also to provide greater access to lifesaving anti-overdose medication is on its way to the governor’s desk. Senate Bill 1164 was amended in the House to permit police officers and emergency personnel to carry Naloxone (Narcan), a drug that can arrest the symptoms of opioid overdose. Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) said the Commonwealth is in the midst of a heroin epidemic and first responders need to be carrying this life-saving medication. Chuck Nichols reports... story and bite available.
DiGirolamo Amendment Adds Opioid Antidote Prescription Access for Families to Overdose Immunity Bill - 6/25/2014
A provision to allow parents, family members and other loved ones to have access to a heroin antidote medication has been successfully added to legislation now under consideration by the state House that would provide legal immunity for those reporting a drug overdose. Sponsor of the amendment, Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) said the bill will help to save lives at a time when Pennsylvania is experiencing a record number opioid drug overdose deaths.
Rep. DiGirolamo Leads Move to Impose Restrictions on Powerful New Painkiller - 5/7/2014
Legislation to make it more difficult to prescribe the powerful new painkiller Zohydro in Pennsylvania has been approved by the House Human Services Committee. Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), chairman of the committee, said there are serious questions about the recent approval of the new pain medication and his bill is designed to limit access to the drug as a way to help prevent addiction and save lives. Mike Davies reports... story and bite available.
Rep. DiGirolamo Comments on Committee Passage of Anti-Overdose Legislation - 3/19/2014
Legislation designed to help prevent heroin and opiate overdose deaths was approved by the House Health and Human Services Committee recently in Harrisburg. Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), chairman of the Committee, said those who witness a drug overdose should be able to call for help without fear of prosecution, and that many deaths can be prevented by providing all emergency responders with access to a drug which counteracts opioid overdose. House Bill 2090 now moves to the full House for consideration. Chuck Nichols reports... story and bite available.
Rep. DiGirolamo Comments on Resolution to Condemn Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs - 3/12/2014
A resolution urging coaches and organizations to condemn the use of performance enhancing drugs and promote awareness of their negative effects has been approved by the Pennsylvania House. Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), chairman of the House Health and Human Services Committee, said coaches need to be educated so they can let student-athletes know about the long-term consequences of PED use. Chuck Nichols reports... story and bite available.
Rep. DiGirolamo Introduces Marcellus Shale Drilling Tax Bill - 12/17/2013
A bipartisan group of lawmakers have introduced Marcellus Shale severance tax legislation aimed at providing additional state funding for education and social service programs. The proposed legislation calls for a 4.9 percent severance tax on gas that would be used to replace existing impact fee revenues and any additional revenues would be used to supplement existing education, environmental and social programs. Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), chairman of the House Health and Human Services Committee, said this is a common form of taxation in other gas producing states and Pennsylvania is losing potential revenue by not moving to institute a severance tax. The 4.9 percent levy proposed by Rep. DiGirolamo would be lower than the severance tax rate already imposed in neighboring West Virginia. Chuck Nichols reports... story and bite available.
Rep. Gene DiGirolamo Unveils Resolution Calling for Investigation into Prescription Drug Abuse - 9/19/2013
A Bucks County Lawmaker called on the state attorney general to investigate and take steps to remedy the explosion of prescription opioid drug abuse in Pennsylvania at a press conference in Harrisburg on Thursday. Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), chairman of the House Health and Human Services Committee, unveiled a resolution calling for an investigation into the systemic costs of the prescription painkiller epidemic. Chuck Nichols reports... story and bite available.