News Releases

Apr

02

2020

April 02, 2020

In This Edition: Governor’s “Stay-At-Home” Order Extended Statewide Friday Deadline for Businesses to Apply for Waiver from Closure Order State Business Loan Program Reaches Maximum; New Loan Program Created to Help Businesses Help is Still Available for Victims of Abuse During COVID-19 Response Beware of COVID-19-Related Investment Schemes Penn State Extension Offers Free Online Courses […]   [Read More]

Apr

01

2020

April 01, 2020

In This Update: Senate Leaders Urge Governor to Classify Residential Construction As Essential Educational Resources Available for Students During Indefinite School Closures Major Disaster Declaration Issued in Pennsylvania PA 2-1-1 Steps Up COVID-19 Information Efforts USDA Waiver Will Ensure All Children Qualify for Free Meals Utility Providers Offer Special Programs for Families Affected by COVID-19 […]   [Read More]

Mar

31

2020

March 31, 2020

Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) is supporting legislation that would allow construction activities to resume in Pennsylvania if businesses take appropriate mitigation steps to prevent exposure to COVID-19.   [Read More]

Mar

30

2020

March 30, 2020

In this Issue: PennDOT Extends Deadlines for Driver Licenses, Registrations and More Federal Action Could Offer Relief for Self-Employed Pennsylvanians Affected by COVID-19 Mitigation USDA Approves COVID-19 Disaster Food Distribution Efforts Underway to Bolster Healthcare System  Reminder: Applications Now Being Accepted for New Small Business Low-Interest Loan Program PennDOT Extends Deadlines for Driver Licenses, Registrations […]   [Read More]

Mar

30

2020

March 30, 2020

Recognizing that the ongoing response to the COVID-19 crisis is placing a severe financial crisis on Pennsylvania’s volunteer fire companies and EMS squads, Senators Joe Pittman (R-41st) and Camera Bartolotta (R-46th) are introducing legislation to establish a special one-time grant program to support those vital first responders.   [Read More]

Mar

30

2020

March 30, 2020

Senator Camera Bartolotta takes a behind-the-scenes tour of Sarris Candies, a Canonsburg, Washington County landmark. The family-owned Sarris Chocolate Factory and Ice Cream Parlour cover an area the size of a full city block, with over 100 yards of chocolate, penny candy, ice cream and lifelike plush toys.     [Read More]