Rep. Justin Simmons is co-sponsoring legislation that was introduced last week in Harrisburg to abolish the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.
Rep. Justin Simmons
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Sunday, April 14, 2013
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted unanimously this week in support of legislation to increase the penalties for defrauding the system to obtain unemployment compensation benefits.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Unanimous vote offering property tax relief for seniors is among Harrisburg news reported by State Rep. Justin Simmons (R-131) this week.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
On Thursday, the House made history when it approved House Bill 790 by a vote of 105-90 and sent it to the Senate for consideration.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The House Appropriations Committee began budget hearings with state agencies last week to carefully review the details of the governor’s proposed budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
On Saturday, Jan. 26, about a hundred people attended the open house at Rep. Justin Simmons (R-131) new district office in Coopersburg.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Citing "taxpayer savings" Simmons moves into Village Center in Coopersburg, invites public to open house Jan. 10
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
With some waiting as much as two hours to vote, several leave Calvary Bible Fellowship without casting a ballot.
For voters at Upper Saucon Township polling station number 3, the 2012 electoral process brought nothing but frustration. While many polling stations reported short wait times, those who voted at Calvary Bible Fellowship faced extended wait times. Dozens of voters reported waits approaching two hours to take their turn at the polls. Several dozen left the polling station in frustration without taking their turn to vote. Voters reported that inside, the check-in table slowed the process, leaving as many as six of the 10 voting machines sitting empty at any given time. Lehigh County election official Tim Benyo sent additional poll workers to Calvary Church in the late afternoon to try and alleviate the situation. "The longest part is …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
The race for the 131st district seat pushes into the home stretch with new commercials
(Editor's note: Kevin Deely's commercial was contributed by a reader. Multiple attempts were made to acquire a copy directly from the campaign. We apologize for the poor quality of the video.) With less than two weeks to go, both Kevin Deely and Justin Simmons have commercials making the rounds on your screen. Commercials for both the incumbent congressman and his opponent are currently being aired on local and cable television stations in the area. Simmons has posted four additional commercial prior to this one. The Simmons/Deely race has been named a "race to watch" in a recent Politics PA article. The two debated Tuesday Oct. 9 at DeSales University. and again this past week at PBS 39.
Saturday, October 6, 2012
As the race for the 131st PA House seat heats up, we want to know what you think, how you're voting, and why?
As we head into October, the campaign trail for the 131st House seat is blazing with election detrius. Since being named a "Race to Watch" by Politics PA, the Simmons Deely race has heated up. Earlier this week, Rep. Justin Simmons re-election campaign launched a series of political ads aimed squarely at challenger Kevin Deely. Deely, in turn, lashed back with a fiery op-ed questioning incumbant Simmons leadership. Read more below: What did you think of the race for the 131st seat? Tell us in the comments section below.