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Sen. Iovino Introduces Katharine Kelleman, CEO Port Authority of Allegheny County

 


Senator Iovino welcomed a distinguished guest and constituent from the 37th Senatorial District to the Senate gallery in Harrisburg – Katharine Kelleman, Chief Executive Officer of the Port Authority of Allegheny County. We applaud and appreciate her leadership to improve transit and mobility throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.

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Sen. Iovino Hosts Affordable Care Act Enrollment Event


Senator Iovino hosted Affordable Care Act health insurance enrollment events in Sewickley and Whitehall to help residents sign up for health insurance so they can have the financial security and peace of mind that health insurance brings.

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Senator Iovino Military Family Month Remarks

 


Senator Iovino introduced a Senate resolution recognizing November as Military Families Month. Behind every soldier, sailor, airman, marine, and coast guardsman, active or reserve, are loved ones – spouses, children, parents, or siblings. These family members bear burdens that make it possible for our military’s men and women to serve.

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Senator Iovino Appointed to Senate Appropriations Committee

Harrisburg, PA – October 29, 2019 – Today, Senator Pam Iovino (D-Allegheny & Washington) was appointed as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee. “I am very excited to be appointed to and serve on the Appropriations Committee, whose decisions have such a...

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Panelists discuss fight against drug overdose epidemic

Some good news came out of the Open House On Addiction hosted recently in Bridgeville. “In Allegheny County, we’ve had a 40 percent drop in fatal overdoses,” Stacie Brown reported, for 2018 compared with the previous year. The certified recovery specialist with the...

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Policy Hearing on the Future of Firefighting & EMS in the Commonwealth

 

Senator Iovino is focused on finding solutions to the challenges facing our fire & Emergency Medical Services departments. To hear directly from those in the field, she joined her colleagues at a Senate Democratic policy hearing at Delaware County Community College to discuss modernizing firefighting & EMS response.

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Senator Iovino Chairs Southwestern PA Meeting of Special Education Funding Commission

Moon Township, PA – October 2, 2019 – Yesterday afternoon, Senator Pam Iovino chaired a meeting of the Special Education Funding Commission at the Moon Area School District. The hearing included expert testimony to the Commission, which was re-established by Act 16 to review Pennsylvania’s special education funding formula, last updated in 2013. The Commission, a bi-partisan, bi-cameral body, is charged with issuing a report to the General Assembly by November 30th with recommendations on how the state can more fairly and effectively distribute special education funds while better considering school districts’ needs and ability to raise local revenue. 

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Senator Iovino Discusses Special Education Funding

 


Senator Iovino chaired a meeting of the Special Education Funding Commission at the Moon Area School District. The Commission, a bi-partisan, bi-cameral body, is charged with issuing a report to the General Assembly by November 30th with recommendations on how the state can more fairly and effectively distribute special education funds while better considering school districts’ needs and ability to raise local revenue. This was the first of four meetings being held throughout the state.

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