News Releases

Apr

02

2020

April 02, 2020

In This Edition: Friday Deadline for Businesses to Apply for Waiver from Closure Order State Business Loan Program Reaches Maximum; New Loan Program Created to Help Businesses Help is Still Available for Victims of Abuse During COVID-19 Response Beware of COVID-19-Related Investment Schemes Penn State Extension Offers Free Online Courses Early Prescription Refills Available for […]   [Read More]

Apr

01

2020

April 01, 2020

In This Update: What is a “Stay at Home Order?” PennDOT Extends Deadlines for Driver Licenses, Registrations and More Efforts Underway to Bolster Healthcare System  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 […]   [Read More]

Apr

01

2020

April 01, 2020

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) is supporting legislation that would allow construction activities to resume in Pennsylvania if businesses take appropriate mitigation steps to prevent exposure to COVID-19.   [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]

Mar

26

2020

March 26, 2020

In this Update: Senate Approves COVID-19 Response Measures Applications Now Being Accepted for New Small Business Low-Interest Loan Program Businesses seeking Guidance Unemployment Help Federal Assistance USDA Rural Development Three Counties Added to Governor’s Stay-at-Home Order  Retired Healthcare Providers Can Assist in COVID-19 Response PENN STATE Extension Facilities Closed at State Parks and Forests Consumers […]   [Read More]

Mar

25

2020

March 25, 2020

The Senate convened remotely today to pass several bills to keep Pennsylvania moving forward during the COVID-19 coronavirus public health emergency, according to Senator Judy Ward.   [Read More]