Bensalem Times

‘Women’s Right to Vote’ virtual event set for Aug. 13

The program is offered by League of Women Voters of Bucks County and Southampton Free Library

$28 million will help higher education resume operations

The funds are meant to assist the institutions in implementing public health and safety plans

PA Trauma-Informed Network launches

The Network is meant to connect all of Pennsylvania’s existing and future trauma-informed coalitions by sharing best practices and lessons learned, and resources to help people heal from and prevent trauma

Violence data dashboard is launched

Data is available by gender, race/ethnicity, age group and geography

Residents urged to prepare for hurricane season amidst COVID-19

Home emergency kits should include non-perishable food and a flashlight, as well as extra clean masks

Assistance available for those experiencing homelessness, unable to pay rent/mortgages

Since mid-April, the percentage of Pennsylvania adults who consider themselves housing insecure has risen by 2.4 percent

PA partners with staffing agency to hire 1,000 more COVID-19 contact tracers

The PA Department of Health announced a $23 million federally-funded contract with Insight Global

Bucks receives $87,600 for assessment of former Bensalem Drum Dump Site

Funds will be used for soil investigation, groundwater sampling and more

$10 million in tax credits will improve water quality, farm sustainability

The most common projets approved are for no-till planting, waste storage facilities, conservation plans and protecting animal heavy-use areas

PA to provide postage-paid return envelopes with mail and absentee ballots

Residents can vote from the comfort of their own home, without having to make a trip to the post office to buy a stamp during the COVID-19 pandemic
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