House Committee Hearing Wednesday Seeks Unemployment Compensation System Update

Jan. 26, 2021 /

WHAT: With many Pennsylvanians still unable to access Unemployment Compensation benefits they applied for during the global COVID-19 pandemic and after the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry late last year failed to meet its deadline to launch a revamped unemployment compensation benefits system, the House Labor and Industry Committee will convene an informational hearing to learn about the status of the thousands of unresolved claims as well as to receive an update related to the progress toward the launch of the renovated system.

House State Government Committee to Consider Bill to Reinvent Government

Jan. 26, 2021 /

WHAT: To bring about better government, economic prosperity and stronger and healthier communities for Pennsylvanians, the House State Government Committee will consider two bills, part of the Reinventing Government legislative package, at its next meeting. The committee will consider the following bills, as well as any other matters that may come before the committee:

Boockvar to Testify Before House State Government Committee

Jan. 20, 2021 /

WHAT: Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar and Deputy Secretary for Elections and Commissions Jonathan Marks will provide testimony before the House State Government Committee in regard to Pennsylvania’s election laws and the 2020 election.

Armanini to Be Sworn Into Office

Jan. 04, 2021 /

WHAT: Swearing-In Day for the 2021-22 legislative session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly will include freshman state Rep. Mike Armanini (R-Clearfield/Elk) being sworn in to serve residents of the 75th District, which includes Elk County and portions of Clearfield County.

Knowles to Take Oath of Office Jan. 5

Jan. 04, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) will take the oath of office as state representative in the 124th Legislative District

Smith to Take Oath of Office Jan. 5

Jan. 04, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Brian Smith (R-Jefferson/Indiana) will take the oath of office as state representative for the 66th Legislative District.