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Aug

06

2020

August 06, 2020

In This Update: New Mental Health Resources Available for Fire, EMS Personnel Workshop Discussion Explores Challenges Facing Rural Hospitals New Guide Available for PUA Claimants Info Available on Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Rail Freight Grants Available Now New Mental Health Resources Available for Fire, EMS Personnel Fire and EMS personnel often face distressing situations […]   [Read More]

Aug

05

2020

August 05, 2020

Senate Appropriations Committee Report Committee Website View Report Online (all tables and graphics can be viewed online)  July General Fund Revenues Increase on Tax Filing Extensions The Department of Revenue has not yet released its monthly distribution of the Official General Fund Revenue Estimate.  Therefore, July 2020 revenue collections can be compared only to last […]   [Read More]

Jul

31

2020

July 31, 2020

In This Update: New Law Will Improve Government Transparency Workshop Discussion Focuses on Safe Reopening of Pennsylvania Schools Summary of 2019-20 Legislative Session Highlights Senate Action to Address COVID-19 Temporary Measures Announced for PLCB Licensees Warning: Unordered Seeds from Overseas are a Scam New Law Will Improve Government Transparency Communication and clarity are critical during […]   [Read More]

Jul

27

2020

July 27, 2020

In This Update: Governor Vows to Veto Bill to Improve Government Transparency Hearing Explores 2020 Election Issues Guidance Available to Safely Reopen Pennsylvania Schools New Laws Support Job Creation, Child Safety, and More Grants Available to Businesses for Hazard Pay Governor Vows to Veto Bill to Improve Government Transparency Maintaining public access to information is […]   [Read More]

Jul

22

2020

July 22, 2020

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Senator David Arnold (R-Lebanon) announced today (July 22) that in addition to the lawsuit filed by the Lebanon County Commissioners against Governor Wolf for withholding $12.8 million in federal CARES Act funding for the county, legislation has been introduced to ensure that Lebanon County does not lose out on this vital funding its citizens, the same as citizens across Pennsylvania, need during this enduring pandemic.   [Read More]

Jul

22

2020

July 22, 2020

In This Update: General Assembly Passes Constitutional Amendment Reforming Judicial Election Process Senate Approves Job-Creating Energy Tax Credit Program Applications Available Now for Beginning Farmer Tax Credits Legislation to Restore Transparency in State Government Heads to the Governor Senate Votes for New Tool to Crack Down on Blight Senate Passes Bipartisan Probation Reform Proposal Bill […]   [Read More]