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Quinn Announces Free Tax Assistance Available To Seniors 

Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks) would like to inform residents that the AARP Tax Aide program will again provide free assistance to seniors in filing their federal, state and local tax returns. The program will be conducted at the Central Bucks Senior Center, located at 700 North Shady Retreat Road in Doylestown. 

“With many seniors on fixed incomes, it is so important that their taxes are filed accurately to maximize their refunds,” Quinn said. “With the help of professionals, seniors will get the correct…

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Legislature Authorizes Education Funding, Wolf Needs to Act 

While expressing relief that funding for Pennsylvania’s state-related universities was finally approved today by the House, Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks) shared her frustration that it took this long to reach an agreement. 

Quinn, the parent of a student attending a state-related university, said she knows firsthand the difficulty caused by the delay in the release of funds. 

“Today’s appropriation for state-related universities is nine months late and took place only after students, parents and…

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Quinn Announces Free Tax Filing Assistance for Seniors 

Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks) today informed local residents that the AARP Tax Aide program will again offer free assistance to seniors in filing their federal, state and local tax returns beginning Monday, Feb. 1, and running through Friday, April 15. The program will be conducted at the Central Bucks Senior Center, located at 700 N. Shady Retreat Road in Doylestown. 

“With many seniors living on fixed incomes, it is very important that their taxes are filed accurately to maximize their refunds,” Quinn…

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Quinn Resolution Makes April Polio Awareness Month 

Promoting awareness and understanding of the life-time disabilities for polio victims, polio survivors and their families, Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks) authored House Resolution 240, making April Polio Awareness Month in Pennsylvania. The resolution was unanimously passed by the House today.

 “Anyone who is more than 50 years old is likely to remember the terror of polio,” Quinn said. “It is a crippling, contagious disease which causes paralysis and confines patients to an iron lung—sometimes for…

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Quinn's Committee Assignments for 2015-16 Legislative Session 

Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks) has been assigned to serve on four standing House committees during the 2015-16 legislative session. Quinn’s assignments include the Appropriations, Insurance, Professional Licensure and Transportation committees. Appointment to the Appropriations Committee marks Quinn’s first assignment on this committee, and represents the only Republican House member from Bucks County on Appropriations.

“I look forward to serving as a member of the Appropriations Committee as all bills…

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Quinn Begins Fifth Term Serving 143rd District 

During the swearing-in ceremony of the Pennsylvania General Assembly held Tuesday, Jan. 6, at the state Capitol, Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks) was sworn in to office as state representative of the 143rd Legislative District.

With this ceremony, Quinn began her fifth term in office. The day’s proceedings also included the formal election of House speaker, as well as voting on rules to govern the body for the next two years.

“As the new session begins, I will continue to serve the people of the…

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State House’s Job Efforts Paying Off, Lawmakers Say 

Since gaining control of the state House in 2011, the Republican majority has focused on rebuilding the state’s jobs climate. According to lawmakers from Bucks and Montgomery counties, those efforts have produced dividends. House Education Committee Chairman Paul Clymer (R-Perkasie) made that point Thursday at a press conference at Synergies Technology Inc. in Quakertown, a firm that provides knowledge, experience and skills in multiple design and engineering disciplines.

“Pennsylvania has gained 127,800…

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Quinn Seeking Candidates for Appointment to Valley Forge Military College 

Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks) is currently seeking student applicants from the 143rd Legislative District to participate in this year’s Valley Forge Military College Legislative Appointment Initiative. 

“Students do not need to be pursuing a career in the armed forces to be eligible for this scholarship,” said Quinn. “This amazing opportunity to receive an education from a top-notch faculty at one of the nation’s premier military colleges is available to all students who meet the academic requirements.” 

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Quinn to Host 2014 Senior Expo in Doylestown 

Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks) will host her annual Senior Expo on Friday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Central Bucks Senior Center, located at 700 Shady Retreat Road in Doylestown

“At this event, seniors can learn about the resources and programs that are available to them through the state and federal government as well as local nonprofit and community groups,” said Quinn. Additionally, Rep. Quinn will address state-related issues in a town hall-type exchange. 

The Senior Expo will also…

Quinn: Start Saving for College with the PA 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan 

With Americans’ outstanding student loan debt obligations now exceeding $1 trillion, Rep. Marguerite Quinn (R-Bucks) today urged Bucks County parents to learn about the benefits of opening or contributing to a tax-advantaged Pennsylvania 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan (GSP) before Aug. 31 to take advantage of last school year’s lower prices.

Credit rates will increase Sept. 1 to correspond with the tuition increases set by colleges and universities.
“While it is never too early or too late to start…Read more

Representative Marguerite Quinn - In the News 

Working to ensure the affordability and accessibility of higher education, Rep. Marguerite Quinn is joined by Gov. Tom Corbett and higher education leaders in talking about her legislation to ensure financial aid is available to middle-income students pursuing a higher education.

During a press conference at Delaware Valley College, Quinn discussed the details of House Bill 1213, which creates a grant program within the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) to serve students who: come from…Read more