News Releases

Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

In This Update: 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 Combat Blight […]   [Read More]

Jun

25

2020

June 25, 2020

In This Update: Hearing Explores Progress Toward Protecting Long-Term Care Facilities Police Reform Measures Advance in the Senate PASSHE Reform Bill Heads to the Governor Bills Protecting Healthcare Workers Earn Final Approval Senate Approves New Marketing Tool for Veteran-Owned Businesses Lawmakers Approve Bill to Require Insurance Coverage for Additional Breast Cancer Screenings New Guidance Released […]   [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]

Jun

17

2020

June 17, 2020

Local schools can apply now for funding through two new grant programs created last month to protect the health and safety of students, teachers and school employees during COVID-19, according to Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon)   [Read More]

Jun

16

2020

June 16, 2020

During the Senate Majority Policy Committee informational meeting on rebuilding northeastern Pennsylvania’s economy after COVID-19, State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) highlighted the importance of the Luzerne County Small Business Loan Program.   [Read More]

Jun

15

2020

June 15, 2020

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) offered the following statement regarding the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s plan to layoff at least 500 employees as part of its switch to an all-electronic tolling system.   [Read More]