Rep. Ben Sanchez

Rep. Ben Sanchez Serving the people of Abington and Upper Dublin townships

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Today we honor a civil rights legend and a pillar in our history books. Did you know #MLKJrDay is the only federal holid...
01/18/2021

Today we honor a civil rights legend and a pillar in our history books. Did you know #MLKJrDay is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities? How are you giving back today to honor Martin Luther King Jr.?

A meeting of the Bucks and Montgomery Counties Community Assistance Panel (BMC CAP) to discuss PFAS is scheduled for Tue...
01/17/2021
Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: PFAS PA MSS Community Assistance Panel. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

A meeting of the Bucks and Montgomery Counties Community Assistance Panel (BMC CAP) to discuss PFAS is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 9:30 a.m. It is open to the public. Register here:

A meeting of the Bucks and Montgomery Counties Community Assistance Panel (BMC CAP) is scheduled for Tuesday morning, January 26th at 9:30am. CAP meetings are open to the public.

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01/17/2021
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Fingers crossed enough of the population will be vaccinated and the virus will be under better control so that by the ti...
01/16/2021
MLB planning on full 2021 season with spring training starting on time, per report

Fingers crossed enough of the population will be vaccinated and the virus will be under better control so that by the time spring and summer roll around, we will be able to enjoy the sights and sounds of baseball. (Audible groans about the Phillies' bullpen included.)

The league also could have fans attend games as early as spring training

Officials hope they can open a second vaccination clinic in the county later this month.
01/15/2021
Montgomery County officials hope to ramp up coronavirus vaccine program

Officials hope they can open a second vaccination clinic in the county later this month.

NORRISTOWN — As Montgomery County officials make plans to ramp up a COVID-19 vaccination program, they reported on Wednesday that 270 people tested positive for the virus, bringing the county’s

Take it from our House Democratic Judiciary Committee chair, Rep. Tim Briggs: This judicial gerrymandering bill would ha...
01/15/2021
Briggs: Judicial gerrymandering bill rammed through committee with no public hearing

Take it from our House Democratic Judiciary Committee chair, Rep. Tim Briggs: This judicial gerrymandering bill would have a devastating effect on the balance of power in our government.

HARRISBURG, Jan. 13 – House Republicans rammed a proposed constitutional amendment that threatens the independence of the judiciary system through a newly formed committee today, with little notice and no public hearing, said state Rep. Tim Briggs, Democratic chairman of the Judiciary...

Did you know that when you donate blood, your blood will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies? If you were sick but not tes...
01/15/2021

Did you know that when you donate blood, your blood will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies? If you were sick but not tested, donating blood during National Blood Donor Month will not only be the great giveback that we all know it to be, this year it could be a great way to find out if you had the coronavirus.

I'm right beside Rep. Kevin Boyle and so many of my colleagues in condemning the recent insurrection and those who helpe...
01/14/2021
Boyle introduces resolution to condemn insurrection at U.S. Capitol and those who stoked it

I'm right beside Rep. Kevin Boyle and so many of my colleagues in condemning the recent insurrection and those who helped fan the flames that led to it.

HARRISBURG, Jan. 13 – State Rep. Kevin Boyle, D-Phila./Montgomery, wants state lawmakers to quickly act on an official rebuke of last week’s seditious insurrection against the United States and the people who worked for months to stoke it, including President Donald Trump, state...

For those in Montco 65 and older or with medical conditions listed under categories 1B or 1C, you can preregister now fo...
01/14/2021
Montco residents 65 and older can preregister for COVID-19 vaccine

For those in Montco 65 and older or with medical conditions listed under categories 1B or 1C, you can preregister now for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Montgomery County residents over the age of 65 — and in Phases 1b and 1c of the CDC’s distribution plan — can now preregister for the COVID-19 vaccine.

01/14/2021
Governor Tom Wolf

Addressing the need for the legislature to act now and allocate the $145 million Gov. Wolf made available for businesses affected by COVID-19.

Please join me as I address the need for the legislature to act now and allocate the $145 million I made available for businesses affected by COVID-19.

Time to start preparing for tax season. I know it's not as fun as baseball season, but it's still kind of a big deal. Be...
01/14/2021
IRS ready for the upcoming tax season; last-minute changes to tax laws included in IRS forms and instructions | Internal Revenue Service

Time to start preparing for tax season. I know it's not as fun as baseball season, but it's still kind of a big deal. Be aware that changes were made to some of the forms and instructions.

IR-2021-10, January 12, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service today assured taxpayers and tax professionals that updates to key federal tax forms and instructions are complete and will be available when Americans begin filing their tax returns.

These wholesale lifestyle changes implemented 10 months ago are very difficult to maintain. But, with vaccines here, we ...
01/14/2021
The ongoing challenge of pandemic fatigue is hitting people hard

These wholesale lifestyle changes implemented 10 months ago are very difficult to maintain. But, with vaccines here, we are getting closer to the pandemic finish line. Hang in there, everybody.

Months of rapidly changing public health guidelines have worn people out, but vaccine distributions have brought some hope of a brighter future.

This is a prime example of why state protections for LGBTQ+ people are so critically important. We need to pass the PA F...
01/14/2021
In 'nasty parting shot,' HHS finalizes rule axing LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections

This is a prime example of why state protections for LGBTQ+ people are so critically important. We need to pass the PA Fairness Act and join the other states in this country with equitable protections for our LGBTQ+ residents.

Under the new Health Department rule, taxpayer-funded adoption agencies can refuse to acknowledge same-sex marriages and turn away qualified LGBTQ parents.

My congratulations to Senator Jim Brewster, who was rightfully – and finally – sworn in today.
01/13/2021
Democrat gets Pennsylvania Senate seat after GOP court loss

My congratulations to Senator Jim Brewster, who was rightfully – and finally – sworn in today.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans who control Pennsylvania’s state Senate said they will stop blocking a Democrat from taking his seat in the chamber after his unsuccessful GOP challenger lost...

01/13/2021
Montgomery County, PA

Weekly COVID-19 update from Dr. Val Arkoosh and Montgomery County officials.

Video replay of the Wednesday, January 13th #MontcoPA Board of Commissioners #coronavirus update. Key info from today’s briefing:

• 270 new positive cases since Tuesday, January 12th

• 14 cases are from long term care facilities; none are the result of antibody testing.

• Positivity rate (as of Jan. 8): 10.45% (an increase of 0.05 percentage points since last report)

• Age range of today’s positives: 1 – 99 years old

• 7 new deaths reported since Tues 1/12, bringing the total number of Montgomery County residents confirmed positive to have died from COVID-19 to 1,087 (564 females, 523 males).

• Hospital update: There are approximately 380 individuals being treated for COVID-19 in Montgomery County hospitals (decrease of 49 since last week) with approximately 11% of them requiring the use of a ventilator.

• Next virtual briefing is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 3 p.m.

01/13/2021
Pennsylvania House Democrats

House Democratic Leadership Press Conference on a Path Forward to Protect Our Elections and Voters.

House Democratic Leadership Press Conference on a Path Forward to Protect Our Elections and Voters

What a great honor for my predecessor, U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean. I have unlimited confidence in her.
01/13/2021
Rep. Dean named 1 of 9 House impeachment managers

What a great honor for my predecessor, U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean. I have unlimited confidence in her.

The managers will be tasked with prosecuting President Trump in a Senate trial if the House impeaches him on a charge of inciting an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

I hate being the bearer of bad news, but here is a stark reminder that we are still very much in the throes of the COVID...
01/13/2021
The US has suffered its worst day ever for Covid-19 deaths

I hate being the bearer of bad news, but here is a stark reminder that we are still very much in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay safe.

The US reported its highest daily number of Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday with more than 4,320 fatalities attributed to the virus.

Late last week, I found yet another reason to be incredibly proud of Montco, as we now have a $15 minimum wage for count...
01/13/2021
Montgomery County OKs $15 minimum wage for county employees

Late last week, I found yet another reason to be incredibly proud of Montco, as we now have a $15 minimum wage for county employees.

NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County employees will soon receive some additional financial relief after officials formalized a $15-per-hour minimum wage as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact daily life, according to

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01/13/2021

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Good news: FPUC payments are on the way and the PA Department of Labor & Industry is working diligently to reinstate the PUA and PEUC COVID-19 unemployment programs for Pennsylvanians.

More information: uc.pa.gov.

The program was created to assist area restaurants and businesses in the food service industry struggling financially as...
01/12/2021
Montgomery County authorizes $5M for MontcoStrong 2021 Restaurant Grant Program

The program was created to assist area restaurants and businesses in the food service industry struggling financially as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

NORRISTOWN — Nearly $5 million in county economic development funds were made available Thursday for the MontcoStrong 2021 Restaurant Grant Program.

01/12/2021
Pennsylvania Department of Health

Update on COVID-19, including vaccine efforts in Pennsylvania.

Please join us for an update on COVID-19, including vaccine efforts in Pennsylvania.

Committee assignments are in for the 2021-22 legislative session. I am excited to get back to the legislative work!
01/12/2021
Sanchez announces committee assignments for 2021-22 legislative session

Committee assignments are in for the 2021-22 legislative session. I am excited to get back to the legislative work!

HARRISBURG, Jan. 11 – State Rep. Ben Sanchez, D-Montgomery, announced today his Pennsylvania House of Representatives committee assignments for the 2021-22 legislative session.They are as follows:AppropriationsHealthLocal GovernmentState GovernmentPolicySanchez served on the Appropriations,...

This resolution, if passed today, would urge Vice President Pence to immediately use his power to convene the Cabinet an...
01/12/2021
House To Vote On 25th Amendment Resolution Against Trump

This resolution, if passed today, would urge Vice President Pence to immediately use his power to convene the Cabinet and declare President Trump unfit for office.

Democrats and some Republicans have called for President Trump's removal from office for his role in inciting a violent mob that overtook the U.S. Capitol last week.

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copy of post to PA Attorney General Shapiro>>> Mr. Attorney General I was just wondering how you were doing in your investigation into the massive election fraud that occurred in Pennsylvania. Have you issued any subpoenas, interviewed any witnesses, or made any arrests? Please keep us posted. I believe it may have been 75 million voters who cast their vote for Trump? Hope that is right. That is a lot of people who have had their vote "stolen" by the injection of fraudulent ballots or machine tampering. Thank you. Jeffrey Wolfe Berks County Pennsylvania 12-17-2020
Absentee ballots are legal , what China printed for our elections is not with millions of mail in ballots. Here in Michigan my clerk told me that they were made to buy new Ballot Box'es, in 2018 and from a choice of 5 companies. They were also told to weed out the Registered Voters Book and transfer everyone to a the Secretary of State of Michigan online .....so when I voter comes in to vote they go online to the Sec. of State and verify them with the front of their license photo and signature. this was all done too After Governor (D) Gretchen Whitmer was elected to that office...... I do not know if legislators wrote that legislation or if she just changed it illegally on her own????? Which if she did I feel she did it to rig the Presidential election Janice Hicks The End Game of the EMPIRE is to ruin the economy for the middle class and never bring their jobs back , and take away Social Security and Medicare forever. Vaccinate everyone that will Genetically modify every human being . so they can never be Spiritual again and know what is the difference between good and evil....and then the Psychopaths' will be dictating to the A.I'd Robots and Human Autotons. They are just following orders from the Empire .....mark my words , many more say the same thing PRESIDENT TRUMP WANTS TO SAVE OUR U.S.NATION FROM THE EMPIRE TOTAL CONTROL AND POWER OVER US · Reply · 1m Janice Hicks WHO LET CHINA TAKE THE CONTRACT TO PRINT THE 2 MILLION , "MAIL IN BALLOTS " COULDN'T THE BALLOT ITSELF WITH ADVANCE SCIENCE WITH BAR CODES WHEN USED COULD CHANGE THE VOTES ? HAS ANY COMPANY IN GOVERMENT EXMAINED THESE BALLOTS FOR FRAUD...????????
y of letter to US Senator Bob Casey>>> --------------------------------------------------- US Senator Bob Casey 393 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Senator Casey: In response to your December 4th email to me on the subject of voting rights and the outcome of the 2020 Presidential Election, my response to you is this: your letter is partisan spin and misinformation. Therefore, I must conclude: You are NOT sincere about election integrity. If you were sincere about election integrity (in Federal elections) you would do the following: Acknowledge that election fraud took place in Pennsylvania especially in Philadelphia County. You would defend the rights of all voters in Pennsylvania (as well as all of the other states in the union) to not have their vote 'stolen' by a fraud that nullified their vote. If fraudulent Biden mail in votes were injected into to system thus nullify Trump votes and reversing Trump's lead, then the Trump voters were disenfranchised and you should be outraged at that. You would not dismiss the witnesses who (through their personal testimonies and sworn affidavits and risk to personal safety) have observed tampering with the 2020 election as they have made their presentations thus far in the several states under dispute. These charges include votes cast by 'ghost' /deceased residents, non residents, non citizens, non registered legal residents, etc. You would acknowledge, without reservation, that all electronic tabulation of data and all AI or software enhancements are subject to hacking and fraud and that only a paper ballot trail (with a legal 'chain of custody' oversight) is the only way to audit a disputed election. You would also acknowledge that statistical analysis of tabulated voter data could reveal reversals of election results that cannot be explained by ballot scanning alone but are suggestive of user manipulation of the tabulation software to skew election results. You would acknowledge, without reservation, that all physical inspection of mail in ballot signatures and other identifying information must permit the direct observation of that process by representatives of each major party thus giving the 'watchers' an opportunity to 'challenge' any or all questionable submissions. You would pressure the DOJ and the FBI to investigate the myriad of credible allegations of election / voter fraud and bring criminal charges as warranted. In addition, you would defend the role of Law Enforcement to obtain warrants to seize election equipment when probable cause would so permit. You would call on the US Senate to have hearings on election fraud or consent to and validate such a process. You would be a US Senator who would endorse legislation that would criminalize any action by state or municipal election officials who would knowingly permit deceased or non residents or non citizens to remain on their voter rolls (for any federal election). You would be a US Senator who would endorse any legislation that would require that all voters must present identification with their signatures at the polling place when their votes are cast and /or when their mail in or absentee ballots are requested and when their mail in or absentee ballots are submitted and that the county poll workers must validate all forms of identification and signatures to observe that they are congruent with that of record in the poll book. You would be a US Senator who would make it a Federal crime to destroy or tamper with any election materials (paper or electronic) which must be retained to successfully audit an election. (federal) You would be a US Senator who would insist on knowing how any 'outside influence' had a role in the 2020 presidential election. 'Outside influence' could be defined as any media, tech, or political oligarchs (domestic or foreign)who may have made massive financial contributions (directly or indirectly) to any state or county governments to assist them in purchasing vote tabulation equipment, educational campaigns, or voter enrollment activity with an intention to effect the election outcomes in favor of the oligarchs' interests. You would care about enforcement of existing election law and the prosecution of violators which is more important than proposing more and more legislation which in the end will either never become law or or if law, will never be enforced. You would differentiate between a "conspiracy theory" and credible evidence presented by dozens and dozens of everyday citizens. What happened in Philadelphia County post election day was shameful . You should be defending the voters of Pennsylvania who voted for Trump and had their vote nullified by the 'fraudulent votes' cast for Biden. And if voting machines were tampered with to change vote tallies from Trump to Biden, that would even be more egregious. I believe that you must know election fraud took place in these contested states. And I believe that your letter to me was disinformation. And I also believe that you do know that in this 2020 campaign season that the big tech and mainstream media oligarchs suppressed (and continue to suppress) information which should be know to the public. Therefore I must conclude that you do not care about me, my vote, nor the idea of a free and fair election. Jeffrey Wolfe Berks County Pennsylvania The swamp is dark, deep and murky. The swamp creatures are cunning, evasive and treacherous. Nevertheless, the swamp must be drained and to do so requires patriotic Americans with the resolve and tenacity of people like Donald J. Trump.
I just saw this memorandum to use 3 U.S.C. §15 to have Congress object to the 20 Electoral College votes for Pennsylvania. This makes sentient Pennsylvanians look like fools. Please help stop this nonsense!
Please support HB2787. Last night was not only surreal but also extremely heartbreaking having to watch my son play through a fence and trying to catch a glimpse of him. I never thought I would have to fight this hard just to watch my child play high school sports.
This is what Obama and Biden tried to cover up along with the FBI. If anyone ever had to check into the Hospital for hearing high pitched sounds or for hearing voices,now you know. Does everyone see how the FBI is a cancer on America ? In Lehigh County Government they think just like the FBI, if we all stick together nobody is going to do anything , there is too many of us . That's how they think at the FBI , that's how they think at the Pennsylvania State Police and that's how they think in Lehigh County , they could do what they want . My two trials prove that . The Criminal Defense Attorney's went right along w/ that mind set of the FBI , Pennsylvania State Police and Lehigh county Law Enforcement. When you have Judges telling me to report criminal conduct , to say the least , to the media ... and then putting me through two trials trying to cover up their use in Microwave Technology and Remote Neural Monitoring . The FBI controls the Defense Attorney's , the FBI controls the Judges , the FBI controls the media , in this case the FBI even controlled the Jury ... this is what a trial looks like in America ... STATE COURT TRANSCRIPTS https://drive.google.com/file/d/1n3Frd1MI-XlifNw3Qpps1G_Y0Aj0v4L6/view?usp=drivesdk FEDERAL COURT TRANSCRIPTS https://drive.google.com/file/d/1n4d1d7ljUGhIinx3ZpGIBA_xColUXFCB/view?usp=drivesdk https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nCea2h7yn43w_3zBw7AjuY0RW_oN0BqO/view?usp=drivesdk
"Look at my eyes, I guarantee you, I guarantee you I'm going to end fossil fuels" Joe Biden to a constituent, September 6, 2019, Newcastle New Hampshire
Rep Sanchez - what comes after the 'green phase'? Gov Wolf has no published plan. Restaurants & other business CANNOT operate at only 50% capacity. At first it was 'flatten the curve', now he is still trying to deprive the citizens of our American Freedoms. He has failed the citizens of Pennsylvania.