News Releases

May

22

2020

May 22, 2020

At the request of Senator Camera Bartolotta (Beaver/Greene/Washington), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will discuss the safe re-opening of western Pennsylvania’s economy during a public workshop next week.   [Read More]

May

21

2020

May 21, 2020

In This Edition: Honoring America’s Heroes on Memorial Day Senate Hearing Will Explore Safe Reopening of Western PA’s Economy 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 […]   [Read More]

May

18

2020

May 18, 2020

Pennsylvanians who have an expired Unemployment Compensation claim or have exhausted their benefits under an existing claim can receive an additional 13 weeks of payments through the new Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation program,   [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

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]

May

13

2020

May 13, 2020

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases steadily decreases, the Senate approved a four-bill package today that would give county governments more discretion over their local economies and provide for the reopening of some businesses -- if they can operate in a way that protects employees and customers, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).    [Read More]