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Sabatina: Karen’s Law Passed by a Vote 46-3

Sabatina: Karen’s Law Passed by a Vote 46-3

Bill will move forward as House Companion Bill (HB-1538 White) Harrisburg, October 21, 2020 − Senator John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) announced Karen’s Law passed in the Senate by a vote of 46-3. The House companion bill (HB-1538 – White) will be the official...

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PA Senate Democrats Unveil Plan to Spend $1.3 Billion in Remaining Cares Funds

PA Senate Democrats Unveil Plan to Spend $1.3 Billion in Remaining Cares Funds

Harrisburg − October 16, 2020 − Members of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus today outlined a plan to spend the remaining $1.331 billion in CARES money that Pennsylvania received as part of a federal assistance package earlier this year.

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Tartaglione Provides Update on COVID-19 Relief Funding for Small Businesses in and Around the 2nd District

Tartaglione Provides Update on COVID-19 Relief Funding for Small Businesses in and Around the 2nd District

Philadelphia, PA – October 6, 2020 – State Senator Christine Tartaglione today announced that 258 small businesses in and around the 2nd Senate District have received or will soon receive a combined $4.5 million in COVID-19 relief funding through Statewide Small Business Assistance (SBA), a $225 million program created by the General Assembly in May through its comprehensive PA CARES legislation.

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Senate Committee Unanimously Advances Tartaglione-Costa Legislation to Fund PA Higher Education Institutions

Philadelphia, PA – September 9, 2020 − The Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by State Senator Christine Tartaglione and Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa that would allocate $130 million in federal CARES Act funding to help higher education institutions in the Commonwealth manage financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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