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November 29, 2016
Senate Republican leaders sent the following letter to Governor Wolf asking him to provide specific information on unemployment compensation funding that has not been forthcoming and criticized his decision to furlough employees and close U.C. call centers as a means to politicize the issue.[...Read More]
November 3, 2016
October 25, 2016
Sen. Lisa Baker offers comments on the Senate floor in support of her amendment to House Bill 319, which restores unemployment compensation for seasonal workers while putting in safeguards ensuring the Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund remains on the path to solvency.