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Jul

10

2020

July 10, 2020

In This Update: Supreme Court Rules Against Bipartisan Legislative Majority Seeking to End Emergency Declaration 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 Supreme Court Rules Against Bipartisan Legislative Majority […]   [Read More]

Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

In This Update: Offices Opening New Grants Available to Support Small Businesses Senate Approves Second Round of Policing Reforms Unemployment Compensation Benefits Extended up to 13 Weeks Senate Advances Bills to Support Pennsylvania Firefighters Lawmakers Approve New Protections for Daycare Facilities Legislation Could Boost Community-Based Healthcare Options in Underserved Areas Senate Passes New Tool to […]   [Read More]

Jun

25

2020

June 25, 2020

In This Update: PASSHE Reform Bill Heads to the Governor Police Reform Measures Advance in the Senate Hearing Explores Progress Toward Protecting Long-Term Care Facilities Committee Reviews Ways to Safely Reopen Southeast PA Economy Bills Protecting Healthcare Workers Earn Final Approval Senate Approves New Marketing Tool for Veteran-Owned Businesses Lawmakers Approve Bill to Require Insurance […]   [Read More]

Jun

24

2020

June 24, 2020

The Senate approved a set of broad reforms today to protect the future of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and ensure the system has the tools to achieve its mission for many years to come, according to Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and Robert M. “Tommy” Tomlinson (R-6). Senator Martin Senator Tomlinson Listen - Senator Martin Listen - Senator Tomlinson   [Read More]

Jun

18

2020

June 18, 2020

UPDATE: Lawmakers approved a concurrent resolution last week that requires Governor Wolf to terminate his COVID-19 emergency declaration, clearing the way for businesses to reopen safely statewide. The measure would not affect the state’s ability to receive federal funding or impact the ability of Pennsylvanians to receive unemployment and other federally funded benefits.  To date, […]   [Read More]