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Senator Iovino Recognizes Community Risk Reduction Week

 


Senator Iovino introduced a Senate Resolution marking the week of January 20th – 26th as Pennsylvania’s inaugural Community Risk Reduction week, a grassroots initiative started by fire service professionals across the country to raise awareness of risk reduction and encourage emergency preparedness.

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Sen. Iovino Tours WQED & Fred Rogers Studios

 


Senator Iovino toured the WQED Pittsburgh studios in Oakland, home to the historic Fred Rogers Studio and the production of top-notch educational programming. She enjoyed touring this regional gem, the nation’s first community-supported TV station.

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Philadelphia Mayor: Museum Should ‘Strengthen’ Sexual Harassment Policy

Mayor Jim Kenney of Philadelphia called for the Philadelphia Museum of Art to “strengthen” its sexual harassment policies in response to allegations of misconduct against one of the museum’s former managers.

In his comments, made to The Philadelphia Inquirer on Wednesday, Mr. Kenney — who holds an ex officio position on the museum’s board — said the institution should “review and strengthen its policies regarding anti-fraternization and sexual harassment, and require training for all staff.” The museum’s building is owned by the City of Philadelphia.

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2019 Accomplishments

 


Sen. Iovino recaps the achievements of 2019 and looks forward to a productive 2020 serving the 37th Senatorial District

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Peters Township Police Department earns state accreditation

A special guest at Peters Township Council’s Jan. 6 reorganization meeting made an interesting observation about local law enforcement. “It’s always been a great police department, and now we’re making it official.” Tom Ogden, chief of police at Carnegie Mellon...

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Sen. Iovino announces state grants

State Sen. Pam Iovino, D-Mt. Lebanon, announced two separate state grants that will improve opportunity for young people and families in and around the 37th Senatorial District. The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, which operates 16 locations in the district,...

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$200K for Traffic Safety Improvements in South Park Township

Harrisburg, PA − December 18, 2019 − Today, Senator Pam Iovino (D – Allegheny & Washington) announced that South Park Township will receive grant funding support to complete long-sought traffic safety upgrades along a main transportation artery and commercial corridor.

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Sen. Iovino Tours Riverlift Industries

 


Sen. Iovino toured RiverLift Industries, a locally-owned and family-operated logistics, transloading, and trucking company in Jefferson Hills. Their multimodal Mon River barge terminal helps local companies like U.S. Steel move 800,000 tons of goods per year, supporting regional jobs. Because of state grant support, the river terminal will be repaired to keep the company and other local businesses moving and growing.

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Senator Iovino Tours Holy Family Institute

 


Senator Iovino toured the Holy Family Institute and Nazareth Prep School in Emsworth to see the beautiful campus, learn more about the many education & social support programs they operate, and see how $1 million in state grant funds will help with capital improvements.

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Sen. Iovino on Importance of PA GI Bill for Guard Families

 


Senator Iovino attended a press conference with Governor Tom Wolf, Senator Lindsey Williams, members of the PA National Guard, and others to promote the PA GI Bill at the Southwestern Veterans Center. This first-in-the-nation legislation provides tuition-free education to the spouses and children of PA National Guard Members who re-enlist for an additional six years of service.

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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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