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Mar

05

2021

March 05, 2021

In This Update: Hearing Highlights Importance of Getting Students Back in the Classroom Funding Released to Support Struggling Restaurants, Hospitality Industry COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force Announces Plan to Prioritize Seniors and Vaccinate Teachers PUC Urges Consumers to Explore Assistance Options Wildlife Conservation Officer Training Program Applications Due March 14 New Resources Available for National Guard […]   [Read More]

Feb

26

2021

February 26, 2021

In This Update: Wolf Administration Announces Plan to Add Tolls to Nine Existing PA Bridges Lawmakers Authorize Use of PA National Guard to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine Senate Approves Bill to Generate More Private Donations to Support Veterans Legislation Would Create Medals of Commendation for Firefighters, Law Enforcement, EMS Senate Passes Bill to Boost Farmland Preservation […]   [Read More]

Feb

12

2021

February 12, 2021

In This Update: COVID-19 Relief Bill Signed into Law Hearing Explores Serious Shortcomings in PA Vaccine Rollout Constitutional Amendment Limiting Emergency Declarations Will be Decided by Voters Lawmakers Receive Update on PASSHE Redesign Efforts HuntFishPA Platform Aims to Make Licensing More Convenient Mortgage Assistance Grant Program Open to Monroe County Residents Meeting a Local Hero […]   [Read More]

Feb

05

2021

February 05, 2021

A comprehensive $912 million relief package to help restaurants, schools, employers, and tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic received final legislative approval on Friday and was sent to the governor’s desk for enactment into law, according to Senator Mario Scavello (R-40), who strongly supported the bill.   [Read More]

Feb

04

2021

February 04, 2021

In This Update: Governor’s Budget Plan Features Massive Spending and Tax Increases Secretary of State Resigns After Critical Error on Constitutional Amendment Resources Available to Answer Unemployment Claimants’ Year-End Tax Questions New Fraud Attempts Target Social Media Users 2021 Trout Stocking Schedule Available Now Big Brothers Big Sisters of NEPA Annual Telethon Governor’s Budget Plan […]   [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

 

Governor Tom Wolf today (February 3) unveiled his proposed $40.2 billion General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22, which includes a massive increase in state spending, a substantial personal income tax rate hike, and elimination of funding for broadband expansion as well as vital agricultural and health programs and services, according to Senator Mario Scavello (R-40), who opposes the plan.   [Read More]

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