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Apr

01

2020

April 01, 2020

In This Update: Senate Leaders Urge Governor to Classify Residential Construction As Essential Educational Resources Available for Students During Indefinite School Closures Major Disaster Declaration Issued in Pennsylvania PA 2-1-1 Steps Up COVID-19 Information Efforts USDA Waiver Will Ensure All Children Qualify for Free Meals Utility Providers Offer Special Programs for Families Affected by COVID-19 […]   [Read More]

Apr

01

2020

April 01, 2020

Following concerns expressed by county sheriffs and law-abiding gun owners, Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) sent the attached letter to Governor Tom Wolf requesting that existing license to carry permits be extended until Pennsylvania’s state of emergency is lifted.   [Read More]

Mar

30

2020

March 30, 2020

In this Issue: PennDOT Extends Deadlines for Driver Licenses, Registrations and More Federal Action Could Offer Relief for Self-Employed Pennsylvanians Affected by COVID-19 Mitigation USDA Approves COVID-19 Disaster Food Distribution Efforts Underway to Bolster Healthcare System  PennDOT Extends Deadlines for Driver Licenses, Registrations and More Since all Driver License Centers and Photo License Centers remain […]   [Read More]

Mar

30

2020

March 30, 2020

In this issue: Coronavirus Response Bills Signed Into Law Governor Wolf’s “Stay-At-Home” Order Expanded to 12 More Counties List of Life-Sustaining Businesses Updated; Up to 10,000 Businesses Submit Waiver Requests License Renewal Deadlines Extended for Nurses and Other Professionals DHS Assists Essential Workers in Finding Child Care Providers Coronavirus Response Bills Signed Into Law Four […]   [Read More]

Mar

27

2020

March 27, 2020

State Senator John Yudichak (I-14), Senator John Gordner (R-27), Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) and Representative Aaron Kaufer (R -120) issued the following statement regarding the passage of House Bill 68, which makes changes to Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation law to address the COVID-19 coronavirus, and the federal CARES Act which has passed Congress.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2020

March 27, 2020

In this Issue: Department of Labor and Industry Offers Info on New Paid Family and Medical Leave Requirements Reminder: Resources Available for Employees Impacted by COVID-19 Mitigation Food Services Available for Families Affected by Public Health Emergency PA’s REAL ID Enforcement Date Delayed Until October 2021 New Web Portal Will Help Medical Supplies Get to […]   [Read More]