Press Releases

Senator Iovino Appointed to Senate Appropriations Committee

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...

Senator Iovino Chairs Southwestern PA Meeting of Special Education Funding Commission

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. 

Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Findlay Township

Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Findlay Township

Expansion Will Bring 800 Jobs, $30 million investment to 37th Senatorial District   Pittsburgh, PA − July 30, 2019 − Today, Senator Pam Iovino applauded and welcomed Amazon’s expansion into the 37th Senatorial District – a 1,000,000 square-foot non-sortable...

Sen. Iovino Budget Statement

Sen. Iovino Budget Statement

Harrisburg, PA – June 27, 2019 –Today, Pennsylvania State Senator Pam Iovino (D-37th Senatorial District) released the following statement on the passage of the state’s budget: “I voted in support of the state budget because the package moves Pennsylvania forward and...

State Officials and Advocates Kick Off Real Jobs, Real Pay Tour

State Officials and Advocates Kick Off Real Jobs, Real Pay Tour

Pennsylvania − May 20, 2019 − Advocates, lawmakers and state officials will participate in tours and a statewide day of action on Thursday, May 23rd with businesses that choose to pay their employees a living wage. Pennsylvania’s minimum wage remains at a regional low...

Pam Iovino Sworn into Pennsylvania Senate

Pam Iovino Sworn into Pennsylvania Senate

Harrisburg, Pa. − April 29, 2019 − Today, the Pennsylvania Senate swore in its newest member, Pam Iovino (D-Allegheny). Senator Iovino won her seat in a special election earlier this month to replace Republican Senator Guy Reschenthaler who had resigned to run for...