News Releases

Mar

27

2020

March 27, 2020

State Senator John Yudichak (I-14), Senator John Gordner (R-27), Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) and Representative Aaron Kaufer (R -120) issued the following statement regarding the passage of House Bill 68, which makes changes to Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation law to address the COVID-19 coronavirus, and the federal CARES Act which has passed Congress.   [Read More]

Mar

26

2020

March 26, 2020

In this Update: Senate Approves COVID-19 Response Measures Applications Now Being Accepted for New Small Business Low-Interest Loan Program Three Counties Added to Governor’s Stay-at-Home Order  Retired Healthcare Providers Can Assist in COVID-19 Response Facilities Closed at State Parks and Forests Consumers Can Report Price Gouging Tips Online Senate Approves COVID-19 Response Measures The Senate […]   [Read More]

Mar

26

2020

March 26, 2020

Free Webinar Available to Assist Small Businesses The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center is offering free Webinars to assist small businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis to navigate the process of applying for emergency loans. Topics addressed in the webinar include: Eligibility for the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program; Items […]   [Read More]

Mar

25

2020

March 25, 2020

Financial Assistance to Small Businesses Now Available The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) has opened up a loan program for small businesses that have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Through the COVID-19 Working Capital Access program, loans of up to $100,000 will be available to small businesses with 100 or fewer employees.  The […]   [Read More]

Mar

25

2020

March 25, 2020

The Senate convened remotely today to pass several bills to keep Pennsylvania moving forward during the COVID-19 coronavirus public health emergency, according to Senate Republican leaders.   They said the first-ever remote gathering of the Senate was necessary to pass timely legislation related to the COVID-19 public health emergency.    [Read More]

Mar

25

2020

March 25, 2020

The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) has opened up a loan program for small businesses that have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, according to Senator John R. Gordner (R-27).   [Read More]