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Senators Jim Brewster & Pam Iovino Propose $100 Million COVID-19 Grant Program & Financial Relief Package for PA Restaurants & Taverns  

Senators Jim Brewster & Pam Iovino Propose $100 Million COVID-19 Grant Program & Financial Relief Package for PA Restaurants & Taverns  

Allegheny County, PA – July 23, 2020 – Today, State Senators Jim Brewster and Pam Iovino announced a comprehensive proposal to provide emergency relief to Pennsylvania’s restaurants and taverns, which have seen significant financial loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting shutdown. The seven-point plan includes a $100 million grant program to retail liquor licensees using federal CARES Act funds, as well as a suite of policy changes to financially benefit these struggling businesses.

PA Senate Democrats Announce Comprehensive Police Reform Legislation

PA Senate Democrats Announce Comprehensive Police Reform Legislation

HARRISBURG – June 10, 2020 – Today, members of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus announced plans for a comprehensive package of legislation to reform policing in Pennsylvania. Two years ago, members of the caucus introduced police and community relations...

Senator Iovino Endorses American Working Family Relief Action Plan

Senator Iovino Endorses American Working Family Relief Action Plan

Allegheny County, Pa. − March 17, 2020 – Senator Pam Iovino and the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus today endorsed a package of policies and legislation intended to protect workers during and after the COVID-19 outbreak. The platform, called American Working...

$200K for Traffic Safety Improvements in South Park Township

$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.