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Nov

24

2020

November 24, 2020

In This Update: State Budget Holds the Line on Taxes, Meets Core Responsibilities of Government Legislation Would Create New Program to Expand Broadband Coverage Senate Passes Bill to Protect Rural Pharmacies, Improve Prescription Pricing Transparency Hearing Explores PennDOT’s 2020-21 Highway and Bridge Budget Issues Program Encourages Hunters to Help Families in Need Enjoying a Safe […]   [Read More]

Nov

20

2020

November 20, 2020

In This Update: Wishing You All a Happy Thanksgiving! My Offices Will Temporarily Close to In-Person Service Northampton County COVID-19 Relief Small Business Grant Program Senate Approves Liability Protections for Schools, Health Care Providers, More Senate Approves Bills to Protect Second Amendment Rights of Pennsylvanians Bill Would Provide Flexibility for Teacher Certifications, Keystone Exams  General […]   [Read More]

Nov

19

2020

November 19, 2020

HARRISBURG – Legislation that will improve access to physical therapy in Pennsylvania was approved by the Senate on Wednesday and is set for enactment into law, according to Senator Mario Scavello (R-40). House Bill 862 would allow Pennsylvania to enter a Physical Therapy Licensure Compact with other states, increasing access to physical therapy services by […]   [Read More]

Nov

18

2020

November 18, 2020

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee | Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 9 am | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

Nov

12

2020

November 12, 2020

In This Update: Update on 2020 Election Issues Window to File Unemployment Compensation Claims Extended Temporary Assistance Available for Veterans Free Counseling Available for Medicare Beneficiaries Around the 40th District Update on 2020 Election Issues Over the past several days, I have received many calls, emails and letters raising concerns about the 2020 elections. I […]   [Read More]

Nov

05

2020

November 05, 2020

In This Update: Honoring Our Nation’s Heroes on Veterans Day Senate Leaders Call for PA Secretary of State’s Resignation New Laws Support First Responders, Veterans, and More Low-Income Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Open Now Open Enrollment in PA Health Exchange is Available Through January 15 New Scams Target Pandemic EBT Benefits, Unemployment Compensation Honoring Our […]   [Read More]