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Memorial Day Tribute

 


Senator Iovino recorded a message to commemorate Memorial Day during the Veterans Breakfast Club’s “Remembering Together Pittsburgh” virtual Memorial Day Ceremony held at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum.

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PA State Senate Unanimously Passes Legislation to Provide $538 Million in CARES Act Funding for Nursing & Long-Term Care Facilities and Fire & EMS Grants 

Harrisburg, PA – May 13, 2020 – Yesterday evening, the Pennsylvania State Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 1122, which appropriates $538 million in federal CARES Act emergency funding for nursing and long-term care facilities and creates a COVID-19 Crisis Fire Company and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Grant Program.

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Sen. Iovino Introduces Amendment to Support Volunteer Fire Depts. During COVID-19

 


At a meeting of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Iovino introduced an amendment to Senate Bill 1122 which clarifies that Volunteer Firefighter Relief Association (VFRA) funds may be used for expenses related to sanitizing and disinfecting equipment and property during the COVID-19 pandemic. The amendment was approved and the legislation passed the Senate unanimously later that day.

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Sen. Iovino Supports Audit of Business Waiver Process

 


Senator Iovino discusses her support for the Auditor General conducting a review of the business waiver process used by the Department of Community and Economic Development during the COVID-19 pandemic, and why it is the best way to give Pennsylvanians the transparency they deserve from their government.

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