News Releases

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]

Feb

27

2020

February 27, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) will join the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, local officials and community organizations to celebrate the refilling of Minsi Lake and participate in trout restocking.   [Read More]

Feb

05

2020

February 05, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) said he is deeply concerned with the $36.1 billion state budget announced by Governor Tom Wolf this week.   [Read More]

Feb

03

2020

February 03, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) and the American Legion will be holding Veterans Assistance Days this month at his district offices in Northampton and Monroe counties.   [Read More]

Jan

29

2020

January 29, 2020

Senate Banking and Insurance Committee Chair Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) applauded today’s Senate passage of measures to help cancer patients access potentially lifesaving drugs and require insurers to cover supplemental screenings for women at high risk for breast cancer.   [Read More]

Jan

08

2020

January 08, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) today applauded Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati’s call for a vote by the full Pennsylvania Senate on school property tax reform.   [Read More]

Jan

06

2020

January 06, 2020

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) and the American Legion will be holding Veterans Assistance Days this month at his district offices in Northampton and Monroe counties.   [Read More]

Nov

21

2019

November 21, 2019

Legislation sponsored by Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) that would increase the legal age for purchasing tobacco products from age 18 to 21 received final Senate approval today and is set to be signed into law.   [Read More]

Sep

03

2019

September 03, 2019

Speaking in front of a packed room at the Monroe County Safety Center, Sally Kozak, Deputy Secretary with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, testified that broadband access is critical for the delivery of high-quality healthcare.   [Read More]