Senator Iovino spoke on the Senate floor to honor and remember the life and legacy of Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Judge John Zottola.
Senator Iovino hosted a webinar with the PA Dept. of Banking and Securities to empower Pennsylvania women by improving understanding of the unique financial challenges they face when it comes to banking, budgeting, credit, and investments. See a copy of the presentation here.
Senator Iovino and the PA Office of the Attorney General partnered together to host a webinar sharing information on how to protect yourself from COVID scams and fraud.
Senator Iovino introduced an amendment to Senate Bill 869, which would institute a moment of silence in schools on September 11. Senator Iovino’s amendment, which was successfully incorporated into the bill, would also add a moment of silence on Pearl Harbor Day, December 7.
Senator Iovino speaks on Senate Resolution 353, a resolution she co-introduced to remember and honor Pennsylvania’s Emergency Medical Services personnel who gave their lives in performing their duties.
Senator Iovino joined Governor Wolf and her colleagues from the state Senate and House to advocate for legislation that would provide paid family and sick leave to all working Pennsylvanians.
Senator Iovino joined small business owners to discuss how her bipartisan legislation would help them to file claims on their business interruption insurance policies, providing much-needed funds that could help them keep their heads above water.
Joe Tambellini, owner of Joseph Tambellini Restaurant in Pittsburgh, talks about why he supports Senate Bill 1127, introduced by Senator Iovino to help small businesses. Hear other speakers here.
Jack Goodrich, a Pittsburgh-based attorney specializing in business interruption insurance, talks about why he supports Senate Bill 1127, introduced by Senator Iovino to help small businesses. Hear other speakers here.
Gary Koppelman, owner of Industrial Food Truck in Southwest Philadelphia, talks about why he supports Senate Bill 1127, introduced by Senator Iovino to help small businesses. Hear other speakers here.
Chris Heck, President/CEO of the Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce, talks about why he supports Senate Bill 1127, introduced by Senator Iovino to help small businesses. Hear other speakers here.
Lori Poe, Co-Owner of The Tandem Connection Bike & Running Shop in Washington County, talks about why she supports Senate Bill 1127, introduced by Senator Iovino to help small businesses. Hear other speakers here.
Duquesne Light Company joined Senator Iovino to overview their “Here to Help” program and the various payment assistance and customer service resources that are available to DLC’s residential and business customers during the pandemic.
Senator Iovino hosted a Webinar with small business finance experts to help prepare small businesses to apply for the $225 million COVID-19 Small Business Assistance grant program, which opens on Tuesday, June 30.
At a meeting of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, Senator Iovino discussed her support for the following officer nominations in the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA):
Air National Guard
Brigadier General Gregg A. Perez (nominated for Major General)
Colonel Mark A. Goodwill (nominated for Brigadier General)
Army National Guard
Brigadier General Stephen M. Radulski (nominated for Major General)
Colonel Laura A. McHugh (nominated for Brigadier General)
Senator Iovino introduced an amendment to Senate Bill 957, legislation that would create a special sticker designating veteran-owned small businesses. Her amendment would maintain the proposed program while changing the funding stream to avoid raiding the Veterans Trust Fund, which supports organizations that serve veterans throughout the Commonwealth. Unfortunately, the amendment did not succeed.
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.
Senator Iovino sat down with Rabbi Meyer from Temple Emanuel of South Hills to discuss her work in the State Senate to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic
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.
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.
Senator Iovino reflects on the one-year anniversary of being sworn-in to serve as Senator for the 37th District, and the vital importance of public service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senator Iovino offers opening remarks at the April 28th virtual Senate Democratic Policy hearing with front-line essential workers.
Senator Iovino voices her support for House Bill 1869, which includes an amendment that designates members of the Pennsylvania National Guard who are impacted by COVID-19 while on state active duty as eligible for 100% replacement of normal income.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment and women’s suffrage, Senator Iovino reflects on the importance of voting and women’s equality.
Senator Iovino and Senator Costa toured Covestro’s North American Headquarters based in Robinson Township to learn about the many materials produced by the company and the people who work there.