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Jul

15

2020

July 15, 2020

The Senate approved a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit the length of future emergency disaster declarations unless an extension is approved by the General Assembly, moving the measure one step closer to a voter referendum.     [Read More]

Jul

10

2020

July 10, 2020

Senate Appropriations Committee | July 14, 2020 | Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

Jul

10

2020

July 10, 2020

In This Update: Deadline for Small Business Grants is July 14 Guidelines and Registration Info Available for COVID-19 Fire and EMS Grants Rent and Mortgage Assistance Applications Available, Eviction Moratorium Extended Senate Returns to Session Next Week Deadline for Small Business Grants is July 14 Small businesses that were affected by COVID-19 can apply now […]   [Read More]

Jul

09

2020

July 09, 2020

Senate Appropriations Committee Report Committee Website View Report Online (all tables and graphics can be viewed online)  A Trying Fiscal Year Comes to a Close General Fund revenue collections for the month of June were below the Official Revenue Estimate by $577.4 million, or 17.8%, bringing total General Fund revenue collections for the fiscal year […]   [Read More]

Jul

07

2020

July 07, 2020

Thomas Paine, an American patriot, rallied a young nation to support events occurring in Pennsylvania with the famous phrase, “These are the times that try men’s souls.”   [Read More]

Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf today (July 1) signed into law measures designed to strengthen and improve the state’s School Bus Stop Arm Camera Law, helping to further ensure the safety and protection of the Commonwealth’s children as they travel to and from school, according to Senators Pat Browne (R-16) and Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]