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Sen. Fontana: Returning Workers too Soon is too Dangerous

Sen. Fontana: Returning Workers too Soon is too Dangerous

Harrisburg, April 15, 2020 – Insisting that sound mitigation practices and indelible worker protections must be in place before re-opening additional Pennsylvania workplaces, state Sen. Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) today voted against Senate Bill 613, legislation he...

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Dinniman Responds to Schools Closing for Reminder of Year

Dinniman Responds to Schools Closing for Reminder of Year

WEST CHESTER (April 9, 2020) – State Senator Andy Dinniman, minority chair of the Senate Education Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the governor’s announcement that all schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year....

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Farnese, Hohenstein Introduce Sick Leave Bill

Farnese, Hohenstein Introduce Sick Leave Bill

HARRISBURG, April 8, 2020  – With the legislature’s majority focused on redundant oversight and scaling back mitigation efforts, state Sen. Larry Farnese and Rep. Joe Hohenstein today introduced their bills to provide emergency paid sick leave for Pennsylvania...

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Dinniman Announces MaskUp Chester County Challenge

Dinniman Announces MaskUp Chester County Challenge

WEST CHESTER (April 6, 2020) − In response to the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the CDC's advising of all residents to wear masks when in public, State Senator Andy Dinniman announced a community challenge: MaskUp Chester County. "When one person wears a mask,...

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