Providing Transparency for Voters

To provide greater transparency for voters, State Rep. Justin Simmons helped draft legislation to eliminate the ability for all candidates for public office to cross-file their nomination petitions.

Dowling and Simmons Bill to Provide Transparency for Voters

To provide greater transparency for voters, state Reps. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) and Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) drafted legislation to eliminate the ability for all candidates for public office to cross-file their nomination petitions.

Simmons Comments About Drug Use Recidivism

At a meeting of the House Human Services Committee meeting, Rep. Justin Simmons spoke about Senate Bill 675, legislation that would require licenses for prescribers of Suboxone, a medication used in the treatment of persons with an opioid addiction. The bill was tabled, because more work is needed to make it better.

Simmons Speaks On Caylee's Law Amendment

Pa. State Rep. Justin Simmons comments on a proposed amendment for a bill known as Caylee's Law. Caylee's Law is the unofficial name for bills proposed or passed in several U.S. states that make it a felony for a parent or legal guardian to fail to report a missing child, in cases where the parent knew or should have known that the child was possibly in danger.

Upper Perkiomen Water Polo Champions

Pa. State Reps. Justin Simmons, Marcy Toepel and Ryan Mackenzie recognize the State Champion Water Polo Team from Upper Perkiomen High School. The Indians won their first water polo championship for the first time in school history.

Eliminating Child Death Loophole

Rep. Justin Simmons spoke about his “Caylee’s Law” legislation during a recent meeting of the House Judiciary Committee, which approved the measure and sent it to the full House for consideration. House Bill 288 would strengthen the penalties for the crime of concealing the death of a child.

Legislative Report - Traub's Doggies

In his latest Legislative Report, Rep. Justin Simmons shines the spotlight on Traub’s Doggies, a well-known Emmaus eatery that’s served up its famous hot dogs for more than 20 years.

Legislative Report - Mark Keeler, Puppeteer

In this Legislative Report, Rep. Justin Simmons visits with local puppeteer Mark Keeler and discusses his craft and career.

Legislative Report - Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center

Pa. State Rep. Justin Simmons visits with Executive Director David Luz and Curator Candice Perry at the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center located in Pennsburg, Montgomery County. The museum’s mission is to "protect, preserve and interpret books, manuscripts and artifacts of the Schwenkfelders, the people of southeastern Pennsylvania in general and the Perkiomen Valley."

Legislative Report - Black River Farms

Pa. State Rep. Justin Simmons visits the first winery in Lower Saucon, the Black River Farms and Winery, owned by Andrew and Kris Warner.