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Davanzo to Take Oath of Office April 6

Apr. 02, 2020 /

WHAT: Rep.-elect Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) will take the oath of office as state representative of the 58th Legislative District.

Turzai Says House Bill 2400 Headed to Committee, Needs to Become Law

Apr. 02, 2020 /

Nearly 1 million PA unemployment claims filed in less than two and a half weeks as business shutdown continues and waivers remain inconsistent HARRISBURG – The number of Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation claims since March 15 are the highest in the nation. To help address this, Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced that House Bill 2400, with nearly 100 co-sponsors, will be assigned to the House State Government Committee with an expected committee vote next week. The bill would allow all public and private construction activities to be undertaken that adhere to mitigation measures set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to protect workers and mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Bernstine, Kail Urge Governor to Explore Use of Ellwood City Hospital

Mar. 27, 2020 /

WHAT: Reps. Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) and Joshua Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) will hold a Facebook press conference after drafting a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf and asking him to issue an executive order to use potential assets of the former Ellwood City Hospital due to the coronavirus crisis. The facility closed its emergency department in December 2019 for numerous safety violations. Months later, the parent company shut down the entire hospital and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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