News Releases

Jul

15

2020

July 15, 2020

The membership of Pennsylvania’s appellate courts would reflect the regional diversity of Pennsylvania under a sweeping judicial election reform approved by the Senate today, according to Senator Mario Scavello (R-40).     [Read More]

Jul

10

2020

July 10, 2020

Fire, rescue and EMS companies hampered by lack of fundraising opportunities during the COVID-19 emergency can register now for grants to help cover expenses, Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) announced today.     [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) today said the Senate has approved an interim state budget and the allocation of $2.6 billion in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) funding to support individuals, small businesses, organizations and counties impacted by the virus.   [Read More]

May

25

2020

May 25, 2020

May

22

2020

May 22, 2020

State Senators Mario Scavello (R-40) and Lisa Boscola (D-18) today wrote Gov. Tom Wolf requesting a business waiver to permit Martin Guitar of Nazareth, Northampton County, to resume operations if the statewide order keeping manufacturing closed remains in place.   [Read More]

May

14

2020

May 14, 2020

The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) announced today the approvals of Local Share Account (LSA) grant funds for a number of Northampton County projects. State Senator Mario Scavello (R-Northampton/Monroe) joined State Representatives Marcia Hahn, Joe Emrick and Zach Mako in announcing $1,427,358 of approved grants in their combined legislative districts.   [Read More]

May

14

2020

May 14, 2020

The Senate approved a four-bill package Wednesday that would give county governments more discretion over reopening their local economies and provide a way for the reopening of some businesses -- if they can operate in a manner that protects employees and customers, according to Senator Mario Scavello (R-40).   [Read More]

Apr

07

2020

April 07, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) said that the Senate approved emergency measures today to help notaries public and local governments respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency.   [Read More]

Apr

03

2020

April 03, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) said today that small businesses, private non-profit organizations, veterans organizations and sole proprietorships that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply now for forgivable loans from the federal government.   [Read More]

Mar

25

2020

March 25, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) said the State Senate convened remotely today to pass several bills to keep Pennsylvania moving forward during the COVID-19 coronavirus public health emergency, including a bill to provide school mandate relief and assist schools, students and teachers.   [Read More]

Mar

24

2020

March 24, 2020

The Department of Education (PDE) has announced all schools in the commonwealth will remain closed through at least April 6 as a result of the COVID-19 response efforts, Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) said.    [Read More]

Mar

18

2020

March 18, 2020

The Senate took an important step to continue its operations safely today by passing a resolution allowing members to vote remotely, according Senator Mario Scavello (R-40).   [Read More]