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

Latest News
HARRISBURG – Legislation to impose a natural gas severance tax in Pennsylvania has passed the House Finance Committee and is being forwarded to the full House for additional consideration, said Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), sponsor of the proposal.
BENSALEM – Senior citizens living in the 18th Legislative District, which includes all of Bensalem Township, are encouraged to visit Rep. Gene DiGirolamo’s annual Senior Expo, set for Thursday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bensalem Senior Center.
HARRISBURG – A group of southeastern Pennsylvania lawmakers is saying enough is enough when it comes to the ongoing budget stalemate.
HARRISBURG – Citing the thousands of people who would be impacted and the increased costs to the Commonwealth, Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) led a broad coalition of health-related organizations in expressing their concern over passage of potential federal health care legislation.
WHAT: Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), chairman of the House Human Services Committee, will lead a broad coalition of health-related organizations to discuss the potential negative impact of federal legislation on Pennsylvania. Currently, the U.S. Senate is considering legislation known as Graham-Cassidy that would replace the Affordable Care Act and shift billions of dollars in cost and care to the states.
HARRISBURG – Citing the need to fully fund this year’s budget, Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) today unveiled his own budget proposal, which would provide recurring revenue to support the $32 billion budget plan passed in June without the need for borrowing.
WHAT: Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) will discuss his proposal to fully fund the 2017-18 state budget. The current $32 billion spending plan requires approximately $2.2 billion in additional revenue to fill a shortfall from last year’s budget and fully fund the current fiscal year’s plan.
WHAT: The House Human Services Committee will hold a public hearing on the status of Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act in Pennsylvania.
WHAT: Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), chairman of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) Legislative Oversight Committee, will hold a public hearing on student transfers and athletic classification, along with a discussion on the pros and cons of holding separate championships for public and private schools.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today approved House Bill 211, which would help to improve Pennsylvania’s 2-1-1 system through a public-private partnership. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) and House Human Services Committee Chairman Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks).
WHAT: The House Human Services Committee, chaired by Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), will hold a voting meeting to consider two proposals designed to help people with mental illness or those with substance abuse issues. House Bill 825, sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon), would establish a registry of available beds in treatment facilities; and House Bill 1233, sponsored by Rep. Tom Murt (R-Philadelphia/Montgomery), would establish a new standard for court ordered assisted outpatient treatment in the community, while leaving in place the clear and present danger standard for involuntary hospitalization.
HARRISBURG – On Monday, the House Human Services Committee unanimously approved House Bill 211, which seeks to establish a statewide 2-1-1 System Partnership Grant Program within the Department of Human Services to facilitate dissemination of health and human service information. The bill is being sponsored by Committee Chairman Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) and Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland).
WHAT: The House Human Services Committee, chaired by Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), will hold a voting meeting to consider four proposals. House Bill 119 would create a certification process for recovery houses, also known as “sober houses” that receive taxpayer dollars; and House Bill 122 would establish the Pennsylvania Project Lazarus Commission to develop a best practices model for a comprehensive, community-based effort to consolidate overdose prevention efforts. Both are sponsored by Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne). The other two bills include House Bill 211 (sponsored by Rep. Stephen Bloom, R-Cumberland), which would enable the PA 2-1-1 system to enhance its services; and House Bill 875 (sponsored by Rep. Stephen Kinsey, D-Philadelphia), which would create the Office for People with Disabilities within the Office of the Governor. House Resolution 17 (sponsored by Rep. Frank Burns, D-Cambria), asks the federal government to limit children’s access to Oxycontin.
HARRISBURG – Raising concerns about the impact upon Pennsylvania residents who rely on state services and programs, Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) today led the House Human Services Committee in reporting out legislation that would halt the merger of four state health-related departments into one immense agency until further studies can be done.
WHAT: The House Human Services Committee will hold a public hearing on the status of the implementation of Act 148 of 2014, also known as Hannah’s Law, which expanded Pennsylvania’s program to screen newborns for a variety of genetic diseases and conditions. Early screening is imperative so that children can receive treatment as early as possible.