News Releases

May

26

2020

May 26, 2020

In This Update: First Counties Moving to Green Phase of COVID-19 Reopening Senate Will Convene to Work on 2020-21 State Budget, COVID-19 Funding New Helpline Established for PUA Claimants License to Carry Firearm Permits Extended to July 31 New Guidelines Released for FBI Background Checks First Counties Moving to Green Phase of COVID-19 Reopening The […]   [Read More]

May

25

2020

May 25, 2020

Senate Appropriations Committee | May 26, 2020 (approx. 7:45 p.m.) | Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

May

21

2020

May 21, 2020

In This Edition: Honoring America’s Heroes on Memorial Day Governor Wolf Vetoes Bills Designed to Help 200,000 Pennsylvanians Get Back to Work Safely Legislature, Public Pressure Push Wolf to Allow Real Estate Sales New Law Allows Property Tax/Rent Rebates to Arrive Early ATV Trails Open Now in State Forests USDA Approves Online Grocery Purchasing for […]   [Read More]

May

18

2020

May 18, 2020

In This Edition: Twelve More Counties Set to Move to Yellow Phase of Reopening on May 22 Unemployment Benefits Extended 13 Weeks LIHEAP Recovery Crisis Program Opens Today Food Rescues and Resources Available to Help Families in Need Senate Hearings Hold Wolf Administration Accountable For COVID-19 Response Twelve More Counties Set to Move to Yellow […]   [Read More]

May

14

2020

May 14, 2020

Thanks to the bi-partisan, bi-cameral efforts of Senators Pat Browne (R-16) and Lisa Boscola (D-18) and Representatives Peter Schweyer (D-22) and Mike Schlossberg (D-132), the Allentown Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Casa Guadalupe Center will receive a combined $254,000 in state grants.   [Read More]

May

14

2020

May 14, 2020

In This Update: Senate Approves Bills to Support Safe, Responsible Reopening of Many Employers PA Senate COVID-19 Hearings Explore Impacts on Education, Transportation and Safety After Senate Hearing, Department of Health Reverses Course on Nursing Home Testing New Funding Provided to Long-term Care Facilities, First Responders PennDOT Driver Licenses and Photo IDs Can Use Existing […]   [Read More]