Senator Iovino toured Rinker Materials, a local manufacturer that makes culverts and concrete piping for the Turnpike, Southern Beltway, and other infrastructure projects throughout the region.
Senator Iovino convened a Senate Democratic Policy Committee meeting at the Steamfitters Local 449 to discuss ways to better coordinate and deliver services to the Commonwealth’s approximately 819,000 veterans. Senators heard from subject matter experts on five core subjects: the PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, PA Serves, and veteran women, veteran students, and veteran suicide.
Senator Iovino planned to introduce 3 amendments to protect veterans from planned cuts to the General Assistance program. Unfortunately, her colleagues across the aisle prevented that by shutting down debate. But she’s not giving up on this fight to protect those who have served and are vulnerable.
Senator Iovino responds to the recently announced agreement between UPMC and Highmark. This is a step in the right direction, bringing more stability and predictability to healthcare decisions for more families and seniors. But Senator Iovino remains focused on a permanent solution to reliable healthcare access.
Senator Iovino joined Disabled American Veterans at the State Capitol to help dedicate 7 new vans to the Rides for Veterans partnership – an excellent example of veterans taking care of veterans, ensuring they can get to their VA doctors’ appointments.
Senator Iovino toured the Animal Friends shelter in Ohio Township. They’re a full-service companion animal welfare organization that operates the local Pets for Vets program, which matches rescue dogs & cats with veterans seeking companionship.
Senator Iovino enjoyed touring Robert Morris University’s new UPMC Events Center, a multi-purpose regional amenity for sporting events, concerts, and conferences. Go Colonials!
Senator Iovino toured the 18th consecutive Pittsburgh Carpentry Skills Expo on May 10, 2019. The Pittsburgh Carpenters Training Center provides critical workforce development and building-trades apprenticeships that generate jobs and new opportunity for our communities. Senator Iovino will remain an outspoken advocate for these initiatives in Harrisburg.
Senator Iovino takes the oath of office in the Senate Chamber in Harrisburg.
Senator Iovino discusses what her priorities will be in office and shares her thoughts after being sworn-in to serve as Senator for Pennsylvania’s 37th District.