News Releases

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

25

2020

March 25, 2020

Small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency can apply now for low-interest state loans, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

Mar

25

2020

March 25, 2020

The Senate convened remotely today to pass several bills to keep Pennsylvania moving forward during the coronavirus public health emergency ​(COVID-19), according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), ​Chair of the Labor and Industry Committee.   [Read More]

Mar

24

2020

March 24, 2020

The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) approved funding today to provide $61 million in low-interest loans to Pennsylvania small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

Mar

20

2020

March 20, 2020

Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-46) and Dan Laughlin (R-49) today urged the Governor and their colleagues to incorporate adequate additional funding for nursing homes serving Medicaid patients requiring ventilator and tracheostomy care as part of Pennsylvania’s comprehensive efforts to respond to the public health crisis.     [Read More]

Mar

20

2020

March 20, 2020

Senate Labor and Industry Committee Chair Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) is working to reduce the impact of Governor Wolf’s order on Thursday for all non-life-sustaining businesses to close.   [Read More]

Mar

18

2020

March 18, 2020

Resources and information are available to businesses and employees who have been affected by Governor Wolf’s order yesterday for nonessential businesses to close due to coronavirus concerns, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).   [Read More]

Mar

17

2020

March 17, 2020

In response to the current public health emergency, Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) announced today that her district offices will be temporarily closed to the public until further notice, effective March 18.   [Read More]

Mar

13

2020

March 13, 2020

Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) released the following statement today in response to the Governor’s announcement to close all schools across the Commonwealth for a two-week period due to ongoing concerns relating to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.   [Read More]

Mar

12

2020

March 12, 2020

Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) issued the following statement today in response to preventative measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus:   [Read More]

Mar

12

2020

March 12, 2020

Five programs in southwestern Pennsylvania will receive state grants totaling nearly $1.3 million to help employees learn critical job skills, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46)   [Read More]

Mar

10

2020

March 10, 2020

Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) announced plans today to name a highway, bridge and exit in Washington County in honor of local heroes in the military and law enforcement.   [Read More]